Dr. Jessica Barker is an award-winning global leader in the human side of cybersecurity. Jessica is a popular keynote speaker, including keynoting RSA San Francisco in 2020. She delivers thought-provoking and engaging presentations across the world, 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. Her speaking engagements are rooted in the work she does around the psychology and sociology of cybersecurity, particularly regarding cybersecurity threats, social engineering, cybersecurity communications, and the psychology of fear and cybersecurity. She is known for her expertise in cybersecurity awareness, behavior and culture.
Equipped with years of experience running her own consultancy, she co-founded Cygenta and has delivered face-to-face cyber security awareness sessions to over 40,000 people in over 23 countries. Her consultancy experience, technical knowledge and sociology background give her unique insight. She is known for her clear communication style and for making cybersecurity accessible to all.