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Dr Jessica Barker Bio

Dr Jessica Barker is an award-winning global leader with over ten years of experience working in the human side of cyber security.


She is Co-Founder and co-CEO of Cygenta, where she follows her passion of positively influencing cyber security awareness, behaviour and culture in organisations around the world.


Jessica has been named one of the top 20 most influential women in cyber security in the UK and has delivered face-to-face cyber security awareness-raising sessions to over 50,000 people.


She is a global keynote speaker, including keynoting for NATO, the World Government Summit, Gartner and RSA 2020. Jessica is the go-to cyber security expert for many media outlets, appearing on BBC News, Sky News, Channel 4 News, BBC radio and much more.


She is the author of the best-selling book ‘Confident Cyber Security: how to get started in cyber security and futureproof your career’ (Kogan Page) and co-author of ‘Cybersecurity ABCs: delivering awareness, behaviours and culture change’ (BCS).

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