Jane Frankland is a successful cyber security entrepreneur, author, speaker and business consultant. She is also a Board Advisor for ClubCISO, a private forum for over 100 senior cyber security FTSE leaders, an SC Magazine Awards Judge and has been nominated for Cyber Security Woman of the Year 2016. She has built and sold her own seven-figure global cyber security consultancy and is frequently invited to speak about entrepreneurship, women in business and cyber security at events around the world.
Jane has over 18 years worth of experience in cyber security and has held directorships and senior executive positions within her own companies and at several large PLCs, including The NCC Group. Through her latest venture, Cyber Security Capital, she is helping to connect people, opportunities and resources.
Jane believes passionately in entrepreneurship, empowerment and freedom. Through her work she wants to help more people get into cyber security and develop to the best of their abilities. Furthermore, to see more businesses survive and thrive, free from cybercrime. She is particularly interested in diversity in the cyber security workplace and is currently writing a book about women in cyber security, which will be published later this year. In addition, Jane s planning a cyber security gender diversity event and developing a platform that will connect professionals from the whole cyber security ecosystem to mentors, trainers and employers.
Jane has a BA (Hons) from Loughborough University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Sales & Marketing (ISMM). She is a mother to three children, has a Weimaraner dog and a black and white moggy. The question you’ll hear her ask the most in business is ‘what’s your objective?’ The reason why is obvious. Time is precious and unless you know why you’re doing something why do it at all.