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About Our Company

Cipher Solutions was founded in 2001 by Dr. Vijay Ahuja in Raleigh, North Carolina. The company has contracts and engagements with government agencies (through different prime contractors), financial institutions, IT security companies, and storage vendors. Our team's focus is to deliver world-class services related to nearly all aspects of data protection.

Dr. Vijay Ahuja

Our team of consultants is led by Dr. Vijay Ahuja. Dr. Ahuja is a leading authority in Information and Internet security and privacy. He has more than 30 years of industry experience that ranges from design, development, and consulting to marketing and executive positions.

His Positions

Ø Program Director of Network Security Products at IBM - Managed Security Products
Ø Senior Manager at Ernst & Young for South East Region - Lead Their Security Efforts
Ø Chief Technology Officer at Arsenal Digital Solutions - Lead its Technology & Storage Security Initiatives

Public Appearances

Dr. Ahuja speaks at many security conferences and is the author of three books:
Ø "Design and Analysis of Computer Communication Networks," McGraw Hill
Ø "Network and Internet Security," AP Professional
Ø "Secure Commerce on the Internet," AP Professional


He holds an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He is the co-author of two patents on key management and public key infrastructure.

Devesh Ahuja, MBA

Practice Leader & Vice President

Devesh Ahuja holds a very extensive background in Network Security and in Encryption. He has a wide array of experience with working in the private industry as well as the government. He has experience in working with clients on various technologies below:

• Red Hat Linux
• Oracle 9i Database Software
• Oracle Solaris
• Microsoft Windows AD

He has also taught classes on subjects which involve Public Key Infrastructure, and Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A).