Abby Thompson

Abby is a marketing associate for HORNE Cyber. With a background in engineering and business, she focuses on the development and ongoing management of the team’s marketing and business development strategy.
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Recent Posts

Jul 6, 2016 1:00:00 PM

Security Measures for Hostile Network Environments

While hacking and information security themed conferences such as DEF CON and Black Hat USA have a reputation of having hostile network environments with a large number of sophisticated attackers, other industries’ conferences, coffee shops, and even airport hotels have just as much potential for being target-rich environments. It is possible, with a bit of planning and discipline, to maintain the connectivity you rely upon for your job with an awareness of the risks and threats involved. Check out our white paper The Practical Guide to Security at Conferences, which discusses operational security and communications security measures you can take when working remotely.

Topics: cybersecurity

Mar 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Inside a Hacker’s Mind

The old adage says, “it takes one to know one,” and we believe that is absolutely true when it comes to fighting cyber threats. Originally, hacker was a positive term for a person who enjoyed exploring the nuances of computers and stretching their capabilities. HORNE Cyber’s team of elite hackers use their expertise of the inner workings of computers, networks and software for the good of our clients, to uncover vulnerabilities and make IT environments more secure.  We spent time this week interviewing our Director of Cyber Operations Wesley McGrew to give you an inside view of a hacker.