Jessica Barker

Dr Jessica Barker is an independent cyber security consultant, focusing on the impact of our changing relationship with networked information. Jessica’s expertise is in the ‘human’ side of cyber security, and her particular specialisms cover governance, strategy and policy, risk and resilience, and learning and development. Running her own company, which advises organisations how they can keep their information safe while getting the most out of it, Jessica works with a variety of organisations and is known for her ability to engage everyone from the most senior level of the civil service and FTSE100 companies to creative workers in digital agencies.In her free time, Jessica is passionate about encouraging young people, particularly young women and girls, to become more engaged with cyber security. She is keen to make cyber security a more engaging and accessible subject to all, and as such makes regular media appearances to discuss current cyber security issues, most recently on Sky News, The One Show, BBC Breakfast, Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley and Radio 4’s Today programme, and has been published in The Sunday Times.

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