Jessica Barker

Co-Founder & co-CEO, Cygenta

Dr. Jessica Barker runs cyber.uk. She is a leader in the human nature of cyber security, has been named one of the top 20 most influential women in cyber security in the UK and awarded as one of the UK’s Tech Women 50 in 2017. Equipped with years of experience running her own consultancy, she recently co-founded Redacted Firm, who work with a variety of organisations from small creative agencies through to multi-national banks.

Her consultancy experience, technical knowledge and years working on the human side of cyber security give her unique insight. She is known for her clear communication style and for making cyber security accessible to all. With a background in sociology and civic design, her specialisms span cyber security awareness, behaviour and culture. She frequently appears on the BBC, Sky News, the Sunday Times and the Guardian.

Thursday 8 November