Chief, Computer Security Division – NIST

Matthew Scholl


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 cryptographic standards used by the U.S. Government and internationally, Cybersecurity Research and Development at NIST, and Cybersecurity Standards and Guidelines for Federal Agency Security Programs. He also co-leads NIST’s participation with Cybersecurity National and International Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) and associated conformance testing programs. Mr. Scholl has a Master’s in Information Systems from the University of Maryland and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond. He is a U.S. Army veteran and currently has more than 20 years of federal service.