Today we are pleased to announce three new advisors for Security. We welcome these cybersecurity experts: Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala, Chris Hughes, and Ibrahim Houhou.

Each Advisor brings significant experience in digital transformation, cybersecurity, risk management, and compliance. Collectively, these advisory board members will be instrumental in helping Security determine our strategy for 2022 and beyond.




Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala

Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala is a Senior Vice President of Security Products for Ivanti. He was the founder and CEO for RiskSense until Ivanti acquired the company in August 2021. He is a recognized authority in the artificial intelligence (AI) and neural networks communities and was part of a think tank that collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense on applying these concepts to cybersecurity problems.

Dr. Mukkamala is responsible for Product Management for all Ivanti security products and drives innovation in integrated security solutions across the company. Dr. Mukkamala was a lead researcher for CACTUS (Computational Analysis of Cyber Terrorism against the U.S.) and holds a patent on Intelligent Agents for Distributed Intrusion Detection System and Method of Practicing. Dr. Mukkamala holds a Ph.D. and a Master of Science in Computer Science from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.


Chris Hughes

Mr. Hughes is a proven cloud/cybersecurity leader with nearly 20 years of experience in both federal and commercial organizations. He brings insight and expertise in Cybersecurity, Cloud and DevSecOps.

Mr. Hughes works across interdisciplinary teams to solve complex organizational and industry-wide problems required for secure digital transformations. He holds various IT, Cyber and Cloud certifications and contributes back to the industry through teaching and contributing to several working group initiatives with respected industry research organizations.

Currently Mr. Hughes holds the position of CISO/Co-founder at Aquia Inc and helps Federal Civilian Agencies and the Department of Defense (DoD) achieve secure digital transformations.


Ibrahim Houhou

Mr. Houhou is a Cyber Security Program Advisor. He is a very insightful, solutions-driven cybersecurity professional with an excellent blend of technical and business acumen. He brings years of experience in cybersecurity, risk management, and compliance as an advisor for Microsec. Mr. Houhou works at a strategic and the tactical level and brings a deep understanding of what is required by both security practitioners and security auditors.


We are thrilled to have such experienced cyber practitioners lend their talents to our mission as we introduce the next generation of cloud-native application protection (CNAPP). We protect cloud data and applications like no other CNAPP through an agentless, runtime, multi-cloud platform that includes extensive data loss protection (DLP) and automated remediation.