Matt Chevraux is a Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Cybersecurity practice and is based in Washington, DC. Mr. Chevraux is a senior cybersecurity expert and law enforcement veteran, specializing in cybersecurity readiness, incident response, and complex investigations.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Chevraux most recently served as Senior Supervisory Program Manager in the Office of Investigations and Criminal Investigative Division. During his more than 22-year career at the Secret Service, he conducted complex cyber investigations and coordinated the agency’s ongoing Cyber Incident Response Simulation series, which evaluated and enhanced how law enforcement and public and private sector organizations react, communicate, and operate during cyber attacks to improve incident response and operational resilience.
As a Senior Supervisory Program Manager, Mr. Chevraux was responsible for cyber outreach, partnerships, and stakeholder engagement. He frequently represented the Secret Service on cybersecurity panels, at incident response forums, and providing cyber-related presentations to various sectors of industry speaking on the current threat actor trends, tactics, and procedures (TTPs), prevention strategies and best practices, and incident response considerations. He served as a liaison to the White House, the Federal Interagency, international law enforcement, public sector, private sector, and academic partners. For more than 12 years, Mr. Chevraux served as the Secret Service representative to the G7 Roma-Lyon Group’s High Tech Crimes Subgroup, a cyber working group of international law enforcement subject matter experts. As an incident response facilitator, he developed, coordinated, and conducted over 40 cyber and operational resilience tabletop exercises to private sector partners in a nationwide effort to promote Secret Service investigation of cyber incidents, educate on cybersecurity best practices, and improve incident response coordination.
Mr. Chevraux began his career with the Secret Service as a Special Agent in the Los Angeles Field Office, where he conducted computer forensics and complex cyber investigations involving network intrusions, identity theft, and child exploitation. In addition, he helped stand up the Secret Service’s Los Angeles Electronic Crimes Task Force and build their computer forensic laboratory. After eight years, Mr. Chevraux then moved to the Presidential Protective Division, where he provided close protection to President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama. As part of his duties, he conducted site security planning for presidential visits domestically and overseas, coordinated daily operational functions and served as security lead for major onsite events at the White House, assisted in policy development and implementation, and provided training and mentoring to incoming personnel.