2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Matthew B. Shallbetter

Name: Matthew B. Shallbetter
Title: Director of Security Design and Innovation
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

HHS' silo-buster. Shallbetter earned buy-in and support from CIOs, chief information security officers and others at 12 Security Operations Centers to create the HHS Cyber Automation Program. Previously, HHS' central SOC had zero visibility into the other operational divisions' centers and therefore operated with incomplete data. Shallbetter changed the culture to increase interagency collaboration, which has allowed HHS to operate in a more holistic way. HHS divisions are now able to share important data across teams in real time, resulting in more coordinated IT and cybersecurity efforts for some of the most public-facing federal agencies.

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • Defense
    Ryan D. McCarthy being sworn in as Army Secretary Oct. 10, 2019. (Photo credit: Sgt. Dana Clarke/U.S. Army)

    Army wants to spend nearly $1B on cloud, data by 2025

    Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said lack of funding or a potential delay in the JEDI cloud bid "strikes to the heart of our concern."

  • Congress
    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

    Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

    As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.