In this edition of Cordery Head to Head @ Home Cordery’s Jonathan Armstrong talks to Dr. Jessica Barker.  Jess is the Co-CEO of Cygenta and an award-winning global leader in cybersecurity.  She has been named as one of the top 20 most influential women in cybersecurity in the UK and is the Chair of ClubCISO.  Jess is the author of Confident Cybersecurity:  How to Get Started in Cybersecurity and Futureproof Your Career.

They talk about how Jess first became involved in cybersecurity.  They talk about current threats including phishing and cybersecurity and the rise of criminal activity during the pandemic.  They also talk about the importance of human behavior in dealing with those threats and the need for education on current threats.  They also talk about the future of cybersecurity and how the profession might become more diverse.

You can find out more about Jess here and more about her book here

Jonathan and Jess talk about ransomware.  There is more on this here

You can find out more about Cordery and its work here

You can also read about current issues in dealing with the pandemic here

You can also find out more about Cordery’s experience of cybersecurity issues here

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