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C-Level Management, Cybersecurity

Matt McCormack

Matt McCormack is Managing Director and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for BNY Mellon, leading the Information Security Division within Global Operations & Technology. As CISO, he is responsible for defining, building, and operating a high functioning, enterprise-level cybersecurity organization that protect BNY Mellon’s $43 Trillion in Assets Under Custody, securely enable core businesses processes, protects the employees of the company, and preserves and enables the growth of shareholder value.
Before joining BNY Mellon in June 2022, Matt held a series of senior security executive positions, including CISO for GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, CISO for EMC, and Global Chief Technology Officer at RSA. Throughout his career, he developed a specialized competency: designing global security operations centers for Fortune 100 companies and governments; modernizing enterprise security and risk teams; and developing cloud security migration strategies, merger-acquisition, and divestment security plans in addition to board risk management plans. He also spent a large part of his career working within the US Federal Government and as a Cryptology Officer in the US Navy, assuming Senior Executive Service roles as CISO of the Defense Intelligence Agency, and Director of Security Operations and Director of Security Engineering at the Internal Revenue Service.
Matt maintains CISSP and CSSLP security certifications. He earned a Masters and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering, both from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as well as an MBA from the University of West Florida.

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