The shield Azure, and
the five-pointed star faceted Azure and Argent, represents the
armigerís education as an astrophysicist with the night sky and an
OB spectral type variable star. The Snowy Owl displayed Argent
represents the Horvath family in Hungary, an owl being a common
crest for the family dating from 1360. The pile Argent represents
the snowy peak of Mount Katahdin, a prominent feature in the
armigerís home state of Maine.
In the crest, again a
Snowy Owl holding a key, Or, to represent the armigerís career as a
cryptographer, developing encryption and key management schemes, as
well as a career in computer security.