Srinivas Saraswatula

Srinivas is the Managing Principal with Accuratus and has the responsibility for leading the practice and providing a range of services from cybersecurity to audit co-sourcing and IT security advisory services. Srinivas’s professional career includes almost 20 years in industry and professional service roles across several industries including financial services, health care, technology and power utilities. Most recently, Srinivas was the Director of Cybersecurity Audit at Red Hat, the world’s largest open source software company with operations in 50 countries. Prior to that, he was Director, Cybersecurity Operations at Raytheon Blackbird Technologies, where he supported multiple federal agencies in the areas of incident response, threat intelligence and building security operations centers.. In addition, he was Adjunct Faculty at NC State University’s Poole College of Management, where he teaches a graduate level course in IT Auditing (part of the Master of Accounting degree program).

Srinivas has extensive experience in the areas of cybersecurity operations, information security, IT audit and risk management, privacy, process improvement, due diligence, strategic planning, systems integration, business continuity/disaster recovery and technology strategy.

Srinivas has numerous globally accepted certifications including CIA, CISA, and CISM. He received his MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He attended Clemson University in Clemson, SC for his MS/PhD (incomplete). Srinivas received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering from Osmania University in Hyderabad, India.

He is currently on the board of the ISACA Research Triangle Chapter and participates in the local ISSA, InfraGard and IIA chapters. He has spoken at various professional events covering topics on cybersecurity, social engineering, technology risk, internal audit, information security and IT risk management.