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Matt ConnerChief Information Security Officer

Second Front Systems

Matt Conner joined Second Front as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in May 2024 after previously serving as an independent Board Director. Mr. Conner leads the cybersecurity program at Second Front, and is responsible for cyber defense, risk management, policy, and cybersecurity governance. Prior to joining Second Front, Matt served as the CISO for Westinghouse Electric Company, a global nuclear energy firm operating in more than 20 countries. Mr. Conner previously served as the CISO of the US Intelligence Community and was the principal advisor to the Director of National Intelligence and Chief Information Officer for cybersecurity risk and governance. He was responsible for orchestrating the cybersecurity program for the eighteen agencies of the IC and defined the strategy and implementation plan for the people, processes, and technology to lead the IC into the future. Matt was the Chief Information Security Officer for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in Springfield, VA between 2015 and 2020 and formerly held senior leadership roles with General Dynamics Mission Systems and Information Technology. Mr. Conner and his family live in Northern Virginia.