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Marcos Marrero, Global Director of Information Security, H.I.G. Capital


Cyber security leaderMarcos Marrerois a great believer in mentoring a new generation of cyberprofessionals. That’s how he started in the business, and that’s how he develops his team at H.I.G. Capital where he heads security as the Global Director of Information Security.

“I’ve hired information security analysts straight from thetechnology department. They know the technology assets. They know how the business works. They know what we have. Teaching them the security – that’s the easy part.”

This was also Marcos’s path into cyber security.He remembers well the day 19 years ago when he took his first step into what at the time was called Information Security. He wasworking as a Service Desk technician for Lloyds TSB Private Bank, the private banking arm of financial giant Lloyds Banking Group in Florida when he was tasked with setting up the computer for the bank’s new head of the fledgling Information Security Department. While he was setting up the computer, he asked the...(continued)

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