Brianne Hughes

Brianne Hughes

Brianne Hughes is a Technical Marketing Writer at Bishop Fox. Brianne led the compilation and curation of the Bishop Fox Cybersecurity Style Guide. She has spoken at CactusCon, SOURCE Mesa, and DSNA-21 about the guide. She designed and hosted SpellCheck: The Hacker Spelling Bee (based on the style guide) at The Circle of HOPE in 2018 and DEF CON 26. Outside of Bishop Fox, Brianne pursues research on cutthroat compound words and shares her linguistic findings at conferences. She is Assistant Executive Secretary for the Dictionary Society of North America (DSNA), an Odd Salon Fellow, and is on the board of directors for Wordnik Society, Inc. Prior to joining Bishop Fox, Brianne worked as a freelance copy editor and as a technical editor for IHS Inc. Brianne holds a Master of Linguistics from the University of York.

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Date & Time: August 9, 2019 at 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Planet Hollywood Mezzanine - 3667 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Speaker: Brianne Hughes

A year ago, under dystopian conditions, one worthy speller lifted the champion’s belt above her head. The ascent of that gleaming trophy parted the clouds of confusion and brought with …

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Date & Time: August 09, 2019 at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Westin - 160 E Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV, 89109
Speaker: Brianne Hughes

You know how to hack all the things, and you do it well, but if you don’t write up your findings coherently, you’re not gonna get paid. If you insult …

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Date & Time: May 8, 2019
Location: University of Indiana, IN
Speaker: Brianne Hughes

When I joined the information consulting firm Bishop Fox as a technical editor three years ago, I had trouble finding definitive answers for questions about pronunciation, near synonyms, and font …

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Date & Time: August 11, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Speaker: Brianne Hughes

The year is 1983. Supplies and entertainment are both running low. A technical editor from the future suddenly appears with a security style guide from 2018 and challenges you to …

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Date & Time: July 20, 2018
Location: New York, NY
Speaker: Brianne Hughes

The year is 1983. Supplies and entertainment are both running low. A technical editor from the future suddenly appears with a security style guide from 2018 and challenges you to …

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Bishop Fox Cybersecurity Style Guide The information security world is always evolving and with that comes unique industry terminology and abbreviations. The Chicago Manual of Style recently interviewed Technical Editor …

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Date & Time: Feb 28 - March 1, 2018
Location: Mesa, AZ
Speaker: Brianne Hughes

Security is complicated to understand and so is its vocabulary. To help sort through the confusion, v1 of the Cybersecurity Style Guide is now a public resource on bishopfox.com. No …

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