Mr. Matt Barrett

NIST Program Manager, Cybersecurity Framework

Mr. Matt Barrett

Matt Barrett leads Cybersecurity Framework activities at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Not only do Matt and his team manage awareness and education of Framework, but also the on-going collaboration between public and private sectors to evolve Framework.

Mr. Barrett and his team are responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with both private and public sector (Cybersecurity) Framework stakeholders. Mr. Barrett works through those relationships to provide perspective and guidance, as well as gather input on use and evolution of the Framework. To fulfill stakeholder needs, Mr. Barrett also collaborates with a variety of NIST cybersecurity programs.

Matt is known for his leadership of NIST’s Security Content Automation Protocol program and support of the Office and Management and Budget’s Federal Desktop Core Configuration initiative (predecessor to U.S. Government Consensus Baseline). Previous to NIST and over the past decade, Matt has served in various executive roles including roles such as president and chief executive officer.

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