As a leader in the human nature of cyber security, Jessica 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. She co-founded Cygenta, who work with a variety of organisations from small creative agencies through to multi-national banks.
With a background in sociology and civic design, Jessica delivers thought-provoking and engaging presentations about cyber security around the world. Her speaking engagements are rooted in the work she does around the psychology and sociology of cyber security, particularly regarding cyber security threats, social engineering, how to effectively communicate cyber security messages, the psychology of fear and cyber security and the language of cyber security. Her specialisms span cyber security awareness, behaviour and culture.
Jessica’s many appearances discussing cyber security on national and international TV and radio and in the press have cemented her place as the media’s go-to expert on subjects that require graceful, clear and engaging communication of technical subjects. She frequently appears on the BBC, Sky News, Channel 4 News, Channel 5 News, Radio 4’s Today programme, Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine show and more. She has been published in the Sunday Times and the Guardian, and frequently in industry press.