Matthew Dietz

Government National Security Strategist

Industry Solutions Group

Matthew Dietz is the Government National Security Strategist for the Global Industry Solutions Group concentrating on state and local governments. Having previously held the role of CIO for a government in Indiana, he has an expertise for developing and implementing emerging technology with the expansive needs of government agencies. Harnessing his ability to effectively convey complex technical solutions to non-technical audiences, he has been able to create easily consumable and inclusive strategies that drive innovative advancements across dynamic environments. Matthew holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Operations from the University of Ball State.


April 3, 2023


Zero Trust at Scale for Government

A zero trust at scale approach to security is key to state, local, and federal governments defending against growing cybersecurity threats.

January 25, 2023


Reimagining the Digital Transformation of Government

A smart city uses digital technology to connect, protect, and enhance the lives of citizens. Hear how Cisco is helping in our new 2-part podcast series on the Future of Government.

June 22, 2022


Connected Justice and the rapid change in technology

During Covid-19, governments and courts discovered new and innovative ways to provide secure and reliable service to their citizens. They embraced technology and software, leaning heavily on infrastructure and hardening their security. In doing so, citizens were offered inclusive and flexible services that are also sustainable and fiscally responsible.