Noel Matchett

Noel D. Matchett – founder, president, and principal consultant of Information Security Incorporated. His special areas are critical infrastructure protection, homeland information security, secure information security design, analysis of threats and vulnerabilities and development of countermeasures and mitigation programs, investigations of electronic industrial espionage, audits and assessments of facilities, market assessments, strategic planning, bid and proposal analyses, protection of intellectual property, expert witness work in encryption and secure systems, complex export control licensing issues involving encryption, intelligence systems and deminimis calculations, and training and awareness seminars in information security.

Previously he was employed for 19 years at the National Security Agency where he was presented the Agency’s highest honor – The Exceptional Civilian Service Award for his contributions to information security. In his last position at NSA, he was Area Executive and Director of Data Networks Security.

Mr. Matchett has appeared on numerous commercial and public TV and radio programs in the United States, Europe, and Asia and has been quoted in numerous publications .

He is/was a member of:

  • Commerce Dept – Export – Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee (ISTAC)
  • The National Research Council’s Committee on The IRS Tax System Modernization
  • NIST Working Group for Cryptographic module standards
  • An Intelligence Community task force on computer security threats
  • The President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC)

He is co-inventor of four patented security technologies: NOISEBATH acoustic masking, CBAM biometric control systems, Wireless antifraud system, and the SUPERDES family of encryption algorithms. He has: completed the course work for a Ph.D. in Probability, has a M.S. in mathematics from Rutgers – The State University and a B.A. from Haverford College. He is a graduate of the John F. Kennedy School of Government “Senior Officials in National Security Program” at Harvard University.