Frances Dewing, CEO, Rubica, Inc., “Personal Cybersecurity: Why You Should Care and What You Can Do”
In this digital age, the virtual and physical “you” are inextricably linked. Cybersecurity is often discussed in the context of corporations, but what about the individual? We will unpack the issue from the personal perspective and discuss cybercrime trends targeting individuals, how you (and others) could be a weak link for your business, and practical ways to protect yourself, your family, and your data.
Frances Dewing is the CEO and Co-Founder of Rubica, a high‑growth, venture‑backed company, focused on bringing advanced cybersecurity to individuals. She regularly consults to boards, Fortune 100 executives, and HNW private client groups on cybersecurity issues and best practices. Since the company’s inception, Frances built and directed Rubica’s core operations teams, including cyber operations, customer support, finance, legal, diversity initiatives, and human resources.
Formerly Chief Operating Officer of Concentric Advisors, a consultancy specializing in cyber and physical security for some of the world’s most high-profile figures, Frances was instrumental in developing Concentric’s cybersecurity division and client base in Seattle and Silicon Valley.
Frances is on the Advisory Board for the UW Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, and is a member of the Female Founders Alliance. Frances is a Washington State attorney, with a JD from the University of Washington and a BA from Loyola Marymount University.