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"This book is... one everybody in, or writing about, cyber security needs to read."

Matt Potter, journalist and author

Confident Cyber Security.

For everyone who wants to be confident with security.

The world is more digitally connected than ever before, and with this connectivity, comes vulnerability. It is therefore vital that all professionals understand cyber risk and how to minimise it. This means that cyber security skills are in huge demand, and there are vast career opportunities to be taken.

Confident Cyber Security is here to help. Written by expert author and speaker, Dr Jessica Barker, this jargon-busting guide will give you a clear overview of the world of cyber security. Exploring everything from the human side to the technical and physical implications, this book takes you through the fundamentals: how to keep secrets safe, how to stop people being manipulated and how to protect people, businesses and countries from those who wish to do harm.

Featuring real-world case studies from organizations and people such as Disney, the NHS, Taylor Swift and Frank Abagnale as well as entertainment, social media influencers and other industries, this book is packed with clear explanations, sound advice and practical exercises to help you understand and apply the principles of cyber security. With a dedicated section on what it could mean for you, let Confident Cyber Security give you that cutting-edge career boost you seek.


"Jessica Barker brings cyber security to life in a highly engaging way. She punctures the traditional techno-babble and covers a wide range of topics in a way that will instill confidence, especially for anyone thinking of a career in cyber security."

Robert Hannigan CMG, former Director of GCHQ and Chair of COBRA

Some of the places where Jessica has shared her expertise


Topics you can ask Jessica about

> Cyber attacks: how they happen and what we can do

> How organisations can better protect themselves

> How individuals can better protect themselves

> Cyber security in different industries

> Social engineering

> The insider threat

> Cyber security at the board level

> The variety of cyber security careers

> Pursuing a cyber security career

> What it takes to have a career in cyber security

> Much, much more!

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