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Bio: Dr. Markus Jakobsson is a leading voice in advising on advancements in understanding phishing, crimeware and mobile security. He specializes in research around applied security, ranging from mobile malware detection to improved user interfaces. He is Principal Scientist at PayPal, and CTO/co-founder of FatSkunk, a San Diego based mobile malware startup. Dr. Jakobsson has authored numerous books and more than 100 peer-reviewed conference and journal articles. In 2012, he released two books: The Death of the Internet and Mobile Authentication: Problems and Solutions. He holds more than 50 patents and more than 100 pending patents.
Areas of Interest:
- When users are forced to include both upper case and lower case, as well as numerals and special characters, what do they do? They meet those requirements in the ways that are easiest for them to remember. But there is a better way.
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- How friendly email from names, smartphones, and social media create a perfect opportunity for social engineering scams.
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