Luther "Joe" Avant
Vice President of Cyber Security Strategy and Solutions
Joe Avant, Vice President of Cyber Security Strategy and Solutions, joined ISHPI in August 2010 as ISHPI’s Lead Information Systems Security Officer and SAP Services Program Manager, later served as Director of Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Technical Center of Excellence.
Mr. Avant is a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, and has more than 23 years’ experience in the Cybersecurity and IT Services Management (ITSM) industries. More importantly, Mr. Avant has extensive experience working with customers to identify IT system functional requirements, and then cross walking those capabilities and design specifications to agency-mandated cybersecurity requirements and industry proven best practices. By taking into account these considerations early in the SDLC/SELC process, Mr. Avant leads teams to achieve results for ISHPI’s customers that are both cost-effective and provides a sustainable system security posture that can facilitate future configuration changes without compromising system and information security confidence.