Join us at our next Career Conversations session. We'll discuss topics such as: what made them decide on IT or Cyber Security, what were some of their work/life challenges, and what skills and education do they see as essential to success?
Whether you are an experienced professional or just contemplating a future in Cyber Security, WSC's Career Conversations allows you to have a conversation with women making a difference. Join us and share in Career Conversations with successful women in cyber security!
Guests: Kristi Horton, Threat Intelligence and Forensics Expert, Founder of Horton Technologies, LLC
Hosted by Jessica Gulick, VP of the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu
About the Speaker:
Kristi Horton is a pioneer with an entrepreneurial spirit. She challenges conventional thinking and encourages peers, team members, and students to seek solutions from other disciplines and leverage any resources at their disposal to overcome barriers to success. Kristi has built and led cyber threat intelligence programs for a top 10 US financial institution, founding and running a commercial digital forensic practice for a Fortune 500 firm, developing new courses and training modules in cyber security, intelligence, and digital forensics along with developing assessment exercises, and serving as an evaluator and coach for forensic professionals. Kristi has mobilized collaborative groups in the financial services industry to develop a common lexicon to enhance threat information sharing among cyber security peers, and initiated a forum for the discussion cyber intelligence strategies. Kristi is active in the community through presentations, panel discussions, and organizing training for intelligence analysts on topics ranging from "what is intelligence", to "Applying Analytic Tradecraft to Overcome Bias". Her work has been recognized by government agencies and commercial firms alike.