Matt Aubert

Senior Incident Response Analyst

Matthew serves as a Senior Incident Response Consultant on Cisco’s Advisory Services team. Prior to joining Cisco, Matt served nine years in the United States Marine Corps as a Cyber Systems Chief in addition to various public/private sector roles as a Malware and Digital Forensic Analyst. With over 15 years of experience working in the Information Technology field in Windows, Linux, and Apple environments.

Matt has an M.S. in Digital Forensic Science from Champlain College and a B.S. in Information Systems Security and is currently pursuing an MBA from the University of Michigan - Flint. Matt also holds multiple industry certifications to include the GIAC Reverse Engineer Malware (GREM), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional – Information Systems Security Management Professional (CISSP-ISSMP).

Matt currently lives in Michigan with his wife and young son.


November 29, 2017


Dissecting a Breach: The Process of Incident Response

6 min read

On December 5, 2017, at 1 pm Eastern, Cisco Security Incident Response Service experts will present a webinar titled “Dissecting a Breach: An Incident Responder’s Perspective.”  This webinar will describe how our team performs incident handling within the service and what you should expect during any incident engagement, regardless of who is doing the work.  We […]

February 2, 2017


Malware Analysis for the Incident Responder

7 min read

Malware is one of the most prevalent and most insidious forms of cyber attack.  Identifying and eliminating them are critical in minimizing the impact of a breach.  As a cybersecurity incident responder, I always end up performing some level of malicious file analysis.  In this blog, I’ll share some recommended approaches that have worked for […]

December 5, 2016


Customer-focused Incident Response Service

2 min read

In our highly connected business environments, the need to respond to the inevitable security breach is on the minds of every CISO.  An increasing number of organizations rely on the services of a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider.  According to the Cisco 2016 Annual Security Report, 42 percent of surveyed companies outsourced incident response, […]