Carnegie Mellon University

Matthew Butkovic

Matthew Butkovic

Lecturer, Institute for Politics and Strategy

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Matthew Butkovic is the Technical Director of the Cyber Risk and Resilience Assurance Directorate in the CERT Division of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (CMU SEI). Matt performs critical infrastructure protection research and develops methods, tools, and techniques for evaluating capabilities and managing risk. This includes addressing the challenges of complex supply chains.

Matt Butkovic teaches cybersecurity policy courses in the Institute for Politics and Strategy and  the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy. He also is an instructor, focused on organizational resilience and supply chain risk management, for the Heinz CISO and CRO Executive Certificate Programs.

Matt has more than 20 years of managerial and technical experience in information technology (particularly information systems security, process design, and audit) in the banking and manufacturing sectors. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and earned degrees at the University of Pittsburgh (BA) and Pennsylvania State University (MS).