Speaker Profile

Alan Cohen

Job TitleSenior Director Risk Management & Chief IS officer

Company NameScientific Games


Alan Cohen is the Senior Director of Risk Management and the Chief Information Security Officer at Scientific Games. He is responsible for all aspects of Information Security, Physical Security, Product Security, Compliance, Governance and Enterprise Risk Management including Business Continuity Planning. He has been the CISO for Scientific Games since 2013, and previously was the CISO and Risk Director for WMS Industries from 2009-2013. At Scientific Games, Alan manages all aspects of information security concerns including threat defense and prevention, forensic investigations, security awareness, secure configurations, data loss protection, phishing attempts, policy, procedures, standards, governance and all IT SOX controls and audits including MUSL for the Lottery. Alan’s previous experience includes 22 years in the Financial Services industry with 17 of those years in various IT and risk management roles. Alan has a diverse background including leadership roles in Operations, Marketing, Organizational Development and Auditing. Alan is a member of numerous CISO organizations and serves in an advisory role for the Chicago CISO Coalition and the Conference Executive Board Risk Management Leadership Council.

Conference Sessions

  • Staying Ahead: Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks

    10-05-2017, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Titian 2303

    As more and more data is created, aggregated and utilized on casino patrons, there is a continued need for organizations to invest and understand the constantly...

    • Language: English

Social Media

  1. LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/cohenalan/