Mr. Matthew Lukenbaugh

Security Director

Hosting and Compute, Defense Information Systems Agency

Mr. Matthew Lukenbaugh serves at the Security Director for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) J9 Hosting and Compute (HaC).  In this role, Mr. Lukenbaugh works across technology, processes, and people to manage cyber risk, plan for and respond to cyber incidents, and to build a culture of cybersecurity within the HaC. He is focused on implementing the DISA Director’s guidance of harmonizing cybersecurity and the user experience’ within the HaC’s product and service portfolio.  
Prior to this role, Mr. Lukenbaugh was a Senior Cloud Security Engineer for the Cloud Computing Program Office (CCPO), where he oversaw the security of Commercial Virtual Remote (CVR).  CVR was created and implemented in 30 days to enable the Defense Department to work remotely during the pandemic and is still the largest Microsoft O365 environment in the world.  Mr. Lukenbaugh’s leadership was critical to the CVR effort where he led response for over 12,000 incidents during the first four months of the program, as well as training DOD defensive teams.  
Mr. Lukenbaugh has also defended networks at the White House, supporting both the President and Vice President and the 2017 Presidential Inauguration.  He has worked as a Technical Advisor, Information Assurance Officer, and Windows System Administrator for DISA. Mr. Lukenbaugh served in the United States Air Force as a network administrator. 
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