Imran Umar

Distinguished Engineer, Booz Allen Hamilton

Imran Umar is a Principal cyber solution architect that spearheads Zero Trust initiatives across Booz Allen in support of DoD, Federal Civilian and Intelligence community.

In this role, Imran provides technical solution that enable organizations move towards a resilient Zero Trust architecture by applying unique tradecraft to determine their current  Zero Trust maturity status, identifying key gaps in their architecture and developing tailored solutions to transition them towards a data centric security model the enforces least privileged access. Imran works to advance the adoption and fusion of concepts such as zero trust, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to improve cyber resiliency at an enterprise scale.  He specializes in advanced Zero Trust concepts such as secure access service edge (SASE) and security service edge (SSE) that enable conditional access and in data centric Zero Trust design principles. 

He is currently leading a team of cyber security analyst,  conducting  Zero Trust maturity assessment for large enterprises and the technical lead overseeing DoD transition towards a Zero Trust architecture

Imran earned a master’s degree in information and telecommunication systems, with a focus on cybersecurity, from Johns Hopkins University, and a bachelor’s degree from George Mason University.