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The Florida Tech Career Hall of Fame

Dr. Hugh Thompson

IT Security Game Changer

B.S. Applied Mathematics, 1998
M.S. Applied Mathematics, 1999
Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, 2002

Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 2019

Using a unique approach to IT security, Dr. Hugh Thompson has been helping organizations build more secure systems for more than a decade. Hugh studied applied mathematics at Florida Tech, earning his bachelor’s degree in 1998, master’s degree in 1999, and doctorate in 2002. Here, he learned the tools that influenced his current philosophy.

Dr. Thompson was featured in Florida Tech’s 60th Anniversary special edition book, “60 for 60: Celebrating Sixty Years of Alumni at Florida Institute of Technology.” Copies are available for purchase here.