CyberESI Hires NIST Cybersecurity Framework Lead

CyberESI Hires NIST Cybersecurity Framework Lead

Matt Barrett Joins CyberESI in the Role of Chief Operating Officer

Baltimore, MD – February 25, 2019 – Cybersecurity firm, Cyber Engineering Services Incorporated (CyberESI), has hired the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) previous Cybersecurity Framework lead to be their Chief Operating Officer.

“We are excited to welcome Matt Barrett as our Chief Operating Officer,” said Joseph Drissel, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CyberESI.  “Over our 9-year history, we have built unique Managed Detect & Respond (MDR) and incident response capabilities based on our experience supporting the Department of Defense and federal law enforcement communities.  Matt adds a strong background operating and growing business units and companies, as well as significant cybersecurity risk management expertise.”

“I am here to lead CyberESI’s growth to a mid-sized business,” Matt Barrett said.  “My recent experience helping business people better understand cybersecurity will be very helpful in expanding CyberESI’s cyber incident detection and response capabilities.  We are also launching services to support customers with broader cybersecurity risk management needs, including those based on the Cybersecurity Framework.”

Barrett brings several years of experience leading programs such as the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (a.k.a. Cybersecurity Framework) at NIST.  His past executive experience ranges from growing business units in multi-Billion Dollar, multi-national corporations to establishing and expanding start-ups and small businesses.

Barrett added “I am very appreciative of NIST for the opportunity to lead the Cybersecurity Framework over the past four years.  Framework is in excellent hands with my colleagues Kevin Stine, Adam Sedgewick, and Amy Mahn.”

About CyberESI – CyberESI is an industry leading Managed Detect & Response service provider, offering a full range of information security services including incident response and digital forensics.  Our team is composed of cybersecurity and law enforcement experts with experience serving the U.S. Government, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and commercial industry.  Our expert staff offers a range of professional services to assess, reduce, and manage risks.  For more information, contact CyberESI at or (410) 921-3864.

Matt Barrett can be contacted at or (410) 921-2287.