Peraton names chief security officer
Herndon-based Peraton said Wednesday it has named Phillip Mazzocco as its chief security officer.
Mazzocco comes to Peraton from Leidos, where he served as vice president, sector security. Most recently, he managed the security team fundamental to the multi-billion dollar modernization of the Defense Healthcare Management Systems for the Department of Defense.
Peraton is the new name of the former Harris Corp.’s Government Services business, which was acquired by Veritas Capital earlier this year. The company has approximately 3,500 employees in the U.S. and Canada.
Before joining Leidos, Mazzocco held senior security positions for several companies, including General Dynamics, CGI Federal and SAIC.
Mazzocco earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the John Carroll University and completed master’s coursework in Central Eurasian studies at Indiana University.