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Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala to Present on Expert Panel; Explain Challenges and Alternatives for Staying Ahead of Attackers

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Oct. 17, 2017 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced that its CEO, Srinivas Mukkamala, Ph.D. will participate on an expert panel at the 2017 Michigan Digital Government Summit to discuss how state and local governments, even with limited resources, can stay ahead of cyber threats.

WHO: Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala is co-founder and CEO at RiskSense. He is a cyber security expert on malware analytics, breach exposure management, Web application security, enterprise risk reduction, and was part of a think tank that collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Intelligence Community on cyber security best practices. Dr. Mukkamala was also 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.

Other Panelists:

Rajiv Das, Chief Security Officer and Deputy Director, Department of Technology, Management and Budget, State of Michigan

John Rush, Senior Solutions Engineer, Security Specialist, Ivanti

Deb Fett, Chief Information Officer, Innovation & Technology, Ingham County

WHAT: Government organizations of all sizes are vulnerable to increasingly sophisticated cyber threats including spear phishing, ransomware and hacktivism.  They are facing well organized and financed adversaries with access to advanced, automated attack tools. In this session Dr. Mukkamala and the other panelists will discuss the unique cyber security challenges facing State and Local governments, including limited financial and technical resources. They will present best practices that have been successfully implemented by smaller government agencies to predict, prepare for and defend against today’s leading cyber threats and the results they have achieved.

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017  from 10:40 AM to 11:45 AM

WHERE: Lansing Center, 333 East Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI

HOW: To schedule a conversation with Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala, contact Marc Gendron at or +1 781.237.0341.  For more information, visit:


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