Senior Data Analyst, VerizonJay Jacobs is the Senior Data Analyst on Verizon’s RISK team where he collects, analyzes and visualizes information security data and he is a co-author of the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report series, a study that researches and presents an extensive picture of cybercrime around the globe. Jacobs is a co-founder of the Society of Information Risk Analysts and currently serves on the organization’s board of directors. He is also one of the primary authors of the OpenPERT project, an open-source Excel plug-in for risk analysis. He is a blogger (http://www.verizonenterprise.com/security/blog/), and a co-host on the Risk Science podcast. He has written several articles for the ISSA Journal on cryptographic key management and risk analysis.