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Leverage the human side of cyber to strengthen your security




Dr Jessica Barker MBE:

Leader in the human side of cyber security

Dr Jessica Barker MBE is a best-selling author and international keynote speaker.

An award-winning leader in the human side of cyber security, she has delivered face-to-face awareness sessions to over 70,000 people in over 25 countries. She is the go-to cyber expert for media including the BBC, Sky News and Wired magazine - and has commented on cyber security issues for TV and radio over 100 times.

Jessica has delivered over 80 keynotes, including NATO, the World Government Summit, RSA, Gartner and Arm. Her speaking engagements bring the sociology and psychology of cyber security to life. She serves on numerous industry boards, including the UK Government Cyber Security Board.


In June 2023, Jessica was awarded an MBE for services to cyber security by King Charles III in his first Birthday Honours.


Known for her ability to engage everyone from senior executives to ethical hackers, she brings energy, enthusiasm, and fun to cyber security. Jessica is co-Founder of the cyber security company Cygenta, where she focuses on her purpose to advance cyber security awareness, behaviour, and culture in organisations around the world.

The author of the best-selling books Hacked: The Secrets Behind Cyber Attacks and Confident Cyber Security, she helps audiences around the world understand why people are the heart of cyber security.


When Jessica is not working, she loves learning and over the years she has taken classes in everything from horse riding to singing to circus skills. Born in the North East of England, she now lives in Las Vegas, USA, with her husband FC and their cat Bubble.


It is speakers like Jessica who move the quality needle for us

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Appointed an M.B.E. by King Charles III

Learn more about how Jessica's services to cyber security have been recognised by the British Honours System.


Hacked: The secrets behind cyber attacks


Jessica's highly anticipated follow up to Confident Cyber Security became an instant bestseller when it hit the shelves in 2024. Pick up your copy now!


Confident Cyber Security


The Amazon number one bestseller, with over 200 reviews and over 4 stars.

A second edition was published in 2023.

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Watch Jessica in action


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