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Phil Mazzocco, Chief Security Officer at Peraton

Phil Mazzocco

Chief Security Officer


Phil Mazzocco, Chief Security Officer at Peraton

Phil Mazzocco serves as the chief security officer at Peraton, a defense contractor and information technology services provider.

Peraton’s specialties include advanced engineering, space, intelligence, defense, health IT, cybersecurity, network infrastructure, enterprise IT, software development, cyber forensics and communications.

As CSO, Mazzocco is tasked with ensuring that company operations remain in line with the government’s security requirements, according to Peraton.

His responsibilities include aspects of security risk management, crisis management, program security, international operations, training and insider threat.

Before he joined Peraton in September 2017, Mazzocco served as Leidos’ vice president of sector security. He led security operations across the company’s $4 billion portfolio of national security programs.

He is credited with managing the security team for the modernization effort of the Department of Defense’s Defense Healthcare Management Systems.

Prior to Leidos, Mazzocco spent nine years in various leadership roles at Science Applications International Corporation, according to his LinkedIn profile.

His roles at SAIC included sector security director, business unit security director and security manager. He also held senior security positions in General Dynamics and CGI Federal, according to Peraton.

Mazzocco completed master of arts coursework in Central Eurasian studies at Indiana University Bloomington and earned a bachelor’s degree in history from John Carroll University.

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