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Expert in Application Security, Web Security, Network Security

Expert ID: 719758 Maryland, USA

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Expert P. Expert has expertise with complex operating systems. He was a principal developer of variants of SYSTEM V and BSD UNIX including AIX (IBM's UNIX offering), and has worked in the UNIX marketplace as a developer, manager, instructor, and consultant for over 10 years. He is extremely knowledgeable regarding the internals of UNIX, AIX, as well as OSF/1 and MACH. Expert's favorite application of operating system technology is in its application to performance engineering. He has considerable experience as principal designer of several performance measurement products and provides expert consulting in the areas of system and application tuning.

Expert was the chief architect of a family of products that form the core of an access control system for complex computer systems. The system provides API level reference monitoring, entitlements processing, and non-repudiation services as well as transparent protection for TCP/IP-based client-server applications as well as web-based applications.

Expert's experience in developing products for the computer software industry makes him intimately familiar with the challenges of computer security systems, as well as commercial offerings that can be brought to bear on these issues.

Expert has architected and implemented a comprehensive solution providing both transparent and direct protection of data. This includes secure transmission of data and secure storage. Extensive use of cryptography, auditing, and reporting can be employed in tracking, centralizing, implementing or improving existing data protection.

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Expert was responsible the implementation of a product in customer settings that enabled approximately 20 clients to take security software into full deployment (company/campus-wide).

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Reading, Pennsylvania - Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Baltimore, Maryland - Frederick, Maryland - Gaithersburg, Maryland - Camden, New Jersey - Vineland, New Jersey - Wilmington, Delaware - Alexandria, Virginia

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1982 Degree: MS Subject: Computer Science Engineering Institution: San Jose State University
Year: 1980 Degree: BA Subject: Talmudic Law Institution: New Israel College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2002 to 2005 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Software Engineering Manager Department: Product Development Responsibilities: Expert develops and enhances the "Secured User" product family providing identity management, and seamless security for users, applications, systems, and networks.
Years: 2000 to 2002 Employer: Undisclosed Title: VP R/D Department: Engineering Responsibilities: He developed the VACMAN Enterprise Security Suite, incorporating transparent web and application security. He implemented and managed deployments exceeding 250,000 users.
Years: 1996 to 1999 Employer: Undisclosed Title: VP Technology / RD Department: Product Engineering Responsibilities: He designed and developed DCE/Sleuth (network monitor/decoder), and SnareWorks (security infrastructure), later acquired by Vasco Data Security.
Years: 1994 to 1995 Employer: Landmark Systemss Title: Principal Engineer Department: Performance Engineering Responsibilities: Expert developed TMON/UNIX Performance series, distributed performance monitors.
Years: 1991 to 1993 Employer: Strategic Software Group Title: Principal Architect Department: Responsibilities: He developed the first commercial UNIX performance monitor (later acquired by Landmark Systems).
Years: 1990 to 1991 Employer: Open Software Foundation/X-Open Title: Lecturer, Course Developer Department: Education Responsibilities:
Years: 1988 to 1990 Employer: A&T Systems Title: Chief Architect Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1986 to 1988 Employer: Locus Computing Title: UNIX Kernel Developer Department: Responsibilities:

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2001 to 2005 Agency: Department of Health Role: Architect Description: Expert architected and implemented a solution for managing provider and patient rights that is deployed across 70 DOD health providers (CHCS II).

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1997 to 2002 Country / Region: Japan, Britian, France, Italy, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, and others Summary: Expert provided training and lecturing on advanced security technologies, and on implementation practices.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert acted as an expert witness for a suit between IBM and Compuware covering patent infringement in the areas of UNIX performance engineering.
Training / Seminars
He developed and delivered courseware in advanced operating systems (Microkernel, Unix), and in application/network security (DCE, Kerberos) across the globe.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert started two software companies and was successful in selling both companies. He acted as the engineering manager, chief architect, and product manager for both concerns. In addition, he also architected, planned, and implemented various customer installations covering the following security areas: single sign-on, application security, and security compliance regulations.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Hebrew Expert can speak, read, and write Hebrew at a "good" level.
Spanish He can speak and read Spanish at a "fair" level.

Fields of Expertise

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