Currently, Hugh is the Supervisor of Cyber Security Operations at Moffitt Cancer Center. Where he provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout Moffitt. Among a wide variety of responsibilities Hugh oversees the Incident detection group, the threat detection group, the Identity and Access Management (IAM) team and the Security Operations Center (SOC). He also resides on the Technology Review Board (TRB) tasked with ensuring that new technologies meet security standards and are compatible with Moffitt IT infrastructure and align with the business needs. Prior to joining Moffitt Hugh served as an Enterprise Information Security Engineer and in a secondary role as an HIPAA Entity Security Coordinator with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System. There he provided strategic planning and support for information security systems, compliance, administrative systems, and client support services.
Hugh has a strong background in systems support from a security perspective. His broad experience includes risk assessments, policy and procedure development, computer forensics, and risk management. Hugh's personality and communication skills affords him the opportunity to fit in well with peers and users of technology. His past 14 years has included positions as an Information Systems Specialist, Computer Technician, IT Data Security Analyst and Support Administrator.
Hugh earned his undergraduate degree, graduating Cum Laude in Computer Science and Mathematics from Oakwood University in Alabama and earned his graduate degree in Computer and Information Sciences from UAB. He holds two computer security Certifications, the Security + and the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification.
He is a member of the Tampa Bay Electronic Crime Task Force (TBECTF) established and deployed by the United State Secret Service to confront and suppress technology-based criminal activity that endangers the integrity of our nation’s financial payments systems and poses threats against our nation’s critical infrastructure. He is also a member of InfraGard: which is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector dedicated to prevent hostile cyber acts against the U.S.