The San Francisco court found he made false statements about Autonomy's performance ahead of the sale.
Hussain was also sentenced to three years supervised release and must pay a $4M fine.
Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch is currently on trial in a civil case in the UK related to the deal.
Previously: HP, Lynch head for London's High Court (March 22)
Previously: U.S. prosecutors add charges for Autonomy's Lynch (March 22)
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