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Matt Morton has more than 20 years of experience in IT focused on information security, IT management, organizational development and strategic technology architecture. Through hands-on management savvy and innovative strategic expertise, Matt has a strong record of delivering value to organizations while balancing security and effectiveness.
Most recently, Matt was the Executive Director and Chief Information Security Officer at the University of Nebraska. While there he facilitated the design and development of a new security organization serving all campuses in the university system. Prior to that, Matt served as the Chief Information Security Officer and Assistant Chief Information Officer at the University of Nebraska at Omaha where he established the Information Security Department by utilizing existing resources and re-purposing staff from other IT support roles.
Before his University of Nebraska experience, Matt worked as an independent consultant, and managed software development functions and served as the Director of Information Services at Buena Vista University. Matt graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems and from Upper Iowa University with a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration. He also holds HCISPP, CISSP, CISM and CGEIT certifications through ISC2 and ISACA.
Matt is a board member of the NebraskaCERT, an organization whose mission is based on two pillars of information security excellence: sharing knowledge and applied research. In 2021, Matt was elected as the organization's Chief Financial Officer.