Stacy Hughes

CPA, CITP, CRISC, CISM, Chief Information Security Officer, Global Payments Inc.

Ms. Hughes has worldwide responsibility for the vision, strategy, execution and management of Information Security. Ms. Hughes brings a wealth of payments industry experience to her role, with prior leadership positions in risk, security and compliance, auditing and financial reporting.

Before assuming her current role, Ms. Hughes had worldwide responsibility for governance and implementation of information technology and security compliance (including PCI programs internally and for Global Payments customers) and risk functions. She was also responsible for the CIO risk register program, including the identification and tracking of technology risk, and driving execution of risk mitigation and minimization strategies.

Ms. Hughes began her career at Global Payments in the internal audit department in 2003, moving from First Data Corporation (now Fiserv), where she was a leader in internal audit for more than four years.

Ms. Hughes earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wayne State College and an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management. She holds security, accounting and industry certifications, including Certified in Risk and Information System Controls (CRISC) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

Stacy Hughes's Events

Investing in the Future and Paving the Way to Further Security in Payments - A Panel Discussion

Date: Thursday, October 28

Moderated by: Tanya Deen, CISSP, ISA, Director, Information Security, Global Payments Inc.

Panelists: Casal (CJ) Henry, MSIT, MBA, CSCT, CCFE, Director, Information Security, Global Payments Inc.; Stacy Hughes, CPA, CITP, CRISC, CISM, Chief Information Security Officer, Global Payments Inc.; Mike Kane, VP, Global Security Operations Management, Global Payments Inc. and Matthew Warner-McKinley, Information Security Analyst II, Global Payments Inc.

The payments industry will always be plagued by cyberattacks and we will always look for ways to combat them. People are our greatest defense. Join us for a panel discussion on investing in the future of payment security while also giving back to your community, driving greater diversity, and attracting the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. We will discuss experiences from addressing the gap between theoretical knowledge and industry application of cybersecurity practices.