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Matthew Shabat

Glasswall Solutions
U.S. Strategy Manager
Matt Shabat is the U.S. Strategy Manager for Glasswall Solutions. He served for nearly 10 years in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, most recently as a cybersecurity strategist and as the Director of Performance Management, and previously as the National Cyber Security Division’s chief of staff. While at DHS, Matt led DHS and interagency implementation of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, collaborated with members of the public and private sectors to increase adoption of security automation and orchestration. He also supported maturation of the cyber insurance marketplace, developed an operationally-relevant approach to measuring the costs of cybersecurity, contributed performance goals to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, led strategic planning, and developed program performance metrics.

Before DHS, Matt practiced securities, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law at Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago. He is a Harvard Kennedy School Senior Executive Fellow, earned a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, an MA in Security Policy Studies from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, and a BA from Stanford University.  He also is a Certified Information Security Manager.