Dr Jessica Barker specialises in the human side of cybersecurity. Running her own consultancy business, Jessica is engaged by organisations of all sizes, from large multi-nationals to SMEs across the defence, financial, health, and retail sectors. She works with organisations to help them keep their information safe while getting the most out of it. Her particular specialisms cover governance, strategy and policy, risk and resilience, and learning and development.
Jessica is keen to make cybersecurity a more engaging and accessible subject to all, and as such makes regular media appearances to discuss current cybersecurity issues. Jessica’s consultancy experience, technical knowledge and sociology background equip her with unique insight, and she has a talent for translating technical messages to a non-technical audience.
Jessica regularly delivers thought-provoking and engaging presentations at corporate events as well as practitioner and academic conferences. Known for her ability to engage everyone from senior executives to ethical hackers and creative workers, she brings energy, enthusiasm and fun to cybersecurity.
Jessica runs the website www.cyber.uk, dedicated to cyber security news, information and guidance for anyone interested in cyber security, and is a co-founder of the Risk Avengers.