Dr. Mangold has over 20 years in Computer and Information Security experience across all industry sectors including critical infrastructure, healthcare, defense, intelligence, retail, cyber insurance, and more. Dr. Mangold was a security consultant for the past 10 years, supporting hands-on operational and strategic efforts for Fortune companies as well as several high-growth startups. Prior to that, Mangold worked as a US defense contractor, where he supported IT and Security operations for various agencies, including the US Army, Navy, Air Force, DHS, and Federal Law Enforcement. In addition, Mangold served as an adjunct professor of cyber security at the University of Central Florida and has a highly technical background that includes incident response, forensics, software security, hardware security, and more.
Dr. Mangold is the Past President of the Central Florida Information Systems Security Association, a director with Security BSides Orlando, the founder of the Central Florida Cloud Security Alliance, and Co-Chair of the Central Florida OWASP Chapter. He is also a member in good standing with ISC2.
Dr. Mangold is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Florida Cyber Alliance – a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to building the security workforce through STEM education and training. Since 2013, Mangold and his team have conducted cybersecurity summer camps for high school students and supported the local security community to help build the next generation of IT and security leaders.
Mangold is also the founder of Feed Seminole, a local non-profit organization dedicated to stocking the food pantries of local public schools, helping ensure that children have what they need to be successful in our schools.
Dr. Mangold received his Doctorate in Computer and Information Security from NorthCentral University, his MBA from Troy State University, and his Bachelors in Computer Science from Troy State University.
“Password” Isn’t A Password, And Other Cybersecurity Mistakes (Forbes.com)
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GoldSky Security reveals hacker trends - Orlando Business Journal (Bizjournals.com)
UCF CyberCamp Feed Seminole | Mangold, L., (2016).
An Analysis of Knowledge Gain in Youth Cybersecurity Education Programs. Dissertation. https://search.proquest.com/openview/936d422415b55b8822a8c05380be8f35/ Mangold, L., Gallant, S., Long, R. (2013).
The soldier centered learner model. Simulation Interoperability Workshop. Mangold, L. V. (2012).
Using ontologies for adaptive information security training. Seventh International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (pp. 522–524). doi:0.1109/ARES.2012.52 Mangold, L. V. Beauchat, T., Long, R., & Amburn, C. (2012).
An architecture for a soldier-centered army learning environment. Simulation Interoperability Workshop. Mangold, L. V. Beauchat, T., & Marshall, H. (2012).
Automating the complex modeling and simulation information assurance process. Simulation Interoperability Workshop. Pham, T., Palaniappan, R., Mangold, L., Tracy, J., & Wheeler, A. (2005).
Development of low cost mobile platforms for indoor tracking, navigation and geo-location. ITEA Conference. New Mexico. Phan, T., Palaniappan, R., Wheeler, A., Ramamurthy, M., McCoig, K., Mangold, L., & Tracy, J. (2005).
Indoor location and tracking system using cognitive packet network protocol. IMAGE Conference. Phoenix: IMAGE.