about author


Matt is a proven CISO with over 20 years of Computer Networking and Information Security expertise. Matt has helped hundreds of companies build security programs and grown information security practices into nationwide security solutions providers, worked with companies who have experienced breaches for information security regulation issues, and consulted with the FBI and NYPD on security threats and attacks assisting with investigation, documentation, and pursuit of offenders.

Matt has extensive experience in dealing with the payment card and healthcare industries assisting organizations both pre-and post breaches. Matt has experience working at large corporations (e.g., Emerson Electric, En Pointe Technologies, Northrop-Grumman, etc.), mid-size corporations (Veridyn, SLAIT Consulting), and small corporations (Vintage IT, Pivot Networks etc.). Through this experience, Matt has helped build and define services from network design and installation, troubleshooting, regulatory compliance and service development.

Matt has designed technical networks architectures, developed policies and procedures, and implemented physical security controls for companies in health care, financial, and energy verticals, including Fortune 500 and 1000 companies. Matt has served on several advisory boards for technology companies.

Matt is a sought-after keynote speaker and published author who frequently appears on national newscasts such as NBC Nightly News, Squawk Box, The Today show and many others concerning security and technology issues such as social engineering and security programs.

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