Principal Scientist - Consumer Security, PayPal
In addition to his work at PayPal, Dr. Jakobsson is a visiting research fellow of the Anti-Phishing Working Group, and serves on the technical advisory boards of Cellfony and Lifelock.
Previously, he has held positions as Principal Scientist at Xerox PARC, Associate Professor at Indiana University, Adjunct Associate Professor at New York University, Vice President of the International Financial Cryptography Association, Principal Research Scientist at RSA Security, and member of the Technical Staff at Bell Labs.
Jakobsson researches fraud, social engineering and phishing, and the prevention of these attacks. He has laid the foundations to the discipline of how to perform experiments to assess risk arising from sociotechnical vulnerabilities in the context of current and potential future user interfaces.