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Matthew Scholl (Fed)

Division Chief

Matthew Scholl is the Chief of the Computer Security Division in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Information Technology Laboratory (ITL). His responsibilities include cryptographic standards used by the US Government and internationally, Cybersecurity Research and Development, and Cybersecurity Standards and Guidelines for Federal Agency Security Programs. He also leads the Divisions participation with Cybersecurity National and Internationals Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) and associated conformance testing programs.

Mr. Scholl has a Masters in Information Systems from the University Of Maryland and a Bachelors Degree from the University of Richmond. He is a U.S. Army veteran and currently has over 25 years of federal service.

Selected Publications

Security Considerations in the System Development Life Cycle

Richard L. Kissel, Kevin M. Stine, Matthew A. Scholl, Hart Rossman, J Fahlsing, Jessica Gulick
The purpose of this guideline is to assist agencies in building security into their IT development processes. This should result in more cost-effective, risk

Guidelines for Media Sanitization

Richard L. Kissel, Matthew A. Scholl, Steven Skolochenko, Xiang Li
Information systems capture, process, and store information using a wide variety of media. This information is located not only on the intended storage media

Computer Security Division 2005 Annual Report

Tanya L. Brewer, Matthew A. Scholl
This report covers the work conducted within the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Computer Security Division during the Fiscal Year 2005. It


American Competitiveness Of a More Productive Emerging Tech Economy Act (The American COMPETE Act)

Commerce Secretary, Kevin A. Kimball, Matthew Hoehler, Anne Lane, Elham Tabassi, Connie LaSalle, Mark VanLandingham, James A. Warren, Naomi Lefkovitz, Nada T. Golmie, Chris Greer, Matthew Scholl, Dylan Yaga, Andrew C. Wilson, Kevin Stine, Karen Reczek, Institute for Defense Analyses Science and Technology Policy Institute (IDA STPI), Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QED-C), Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Under DIVISION FF, Title XV, §1501 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (Public Law 116-260)—the "American Competitiveness Of a More Productive
Created October 9, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022