Matthew Scholl Chief of the Computer Security Division in the Information Technology Laboratory National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST)
Matthew Scholl is the Chief of the Computer Security Division in the Information Technology Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). His responsibilities include the Division’s cybersecurity strategic direction and planning in Information Technology (IT) research and development, program coordination with other U.S. federal agencies, international engagements, Standards Development Organization strategy and coordination, and internal logistics and operations. In the Computer Security Division, focus areas include measures, metrics and programmatic guidance in information assurance and cybersecurity, cryptography, IT security test and validation, Federal Government agency security programs, creation of reference materials and security primitives and components. Also among his responsibilities are several national programs including the NIST responsibilities for the Executive Order – Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity and the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education.