Executive Director - Global Cybersecurity Operations
Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Mr. Mazzola is an accomplished security executive with over twenty years of experience managing global cyber security centers, building enterprise risk management programs and leading distributed cross-functional security teams. Currently, he is the senior executive in charge of global cyber security operations for a multinational Fortune 500 company. His responsibilities include Incident Response, Threat Intelligence, Digital Forensics, eDiscovery, Data Loss Prevention & Investigations, Cybersecurity Engineering as well as multiple Security Operations Centers (SOCs) strategically positioned throughout North America and Asia.
He currently serves on several boards and advisory committees for publicly traded companies and institutions of higher education advising on cyber security best practices; including Guidance Software, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Southern Utah University, Cyber Strategies Corp., SNCA and ISC2. Additionally, he served as a Professor with the University of Maryland, Management Instructor at the SANS Institute, Cyber Education Program advisor and co-author of the Information Security Management Handbook, Seventh Edition.
Cory has served in several leadership and advisory roles with industry-leading companies such as IBM, Verizon Business, General Dynamics, Computer Sciences Corporation, FireEye / Mandiant, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Amgen, University of Maryland and the Royal Bank of Canada. He managed national cybersecurity operations for the federal government in Washington DC as well as global cyber security incident response programs for the United States Department of Defense. Additionally, he has helped build major cyber centers for governments and financial institutions around the world.
He is a regular contributor to multiple publications and guest speaker at industry events and international conferences. With faculty and fellowship posts, he regularly hosts cyber security training academies and specialized workshops with international training organizations. Cory has an M.S. In Information Assurance, B.S. in Information Systems Management and several key industry certifications – GIAC/GPEN, CISSP, C|CISO, MCSE, etc. He also has advanced certifications from Cornell University, Carnegie Mellon, Stanford, Harvard and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.