Matt House, a cybersecurity professional with more than 20 years of experience, became the Program Manager of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program in October 2022. The CDM Program, a flagship program of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), provides cybersecurity tools, integration services, and dashboards to participating agencies to help them improve their respective security postures by delivering better visibility and awareness of their networks, and defending against cyber adversaries.
Mr. House has more than two decades of experience working in cybersecurity and information technology, including 10 years of experience in program management, focusing on complex software engineering and cybersecurity programs serving the Federal government. He has actively supported government-wide efforts with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to strengthen and enhance Federal civilian agency cybersecurity postures, including the CDM dashboard implementation and EINSTEIN. Mr. House previously held positions with Microsoft Corporation, EGlobalTech, InfoReliance Corporation, which was acquired by ECS Federal in 2017, and the Logistics Management Institute.
A proven leader, Mr. House has successfully led the adoption of cloud capabilities for government agencies and managed programs valued at more than $100 million, teams with up to 110 people, and blanket purchase agreements with multiple, concurrent task orders.
Mr. House earned dual Bachelor of Science degrees in computer science and physics from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science degree in information management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
As CDM Program Manager, Mr. House is responsible for working collaboratively with Federal agencies and industry to deploy cybersecurity solutions that understand, manage, and reduce risk to agency networks and data against cybersecurity threats. His role also involves managing portfolios to deliver CDM capabilities to agencies, engineering deployment and architecture-related activities, and leading various stakeholder engagement activities.