Andrew Jaquith holds a B.A. degree in economics and political science from Yale University.
Andrew Jaquith is a program manager in Yankee Group’s Enabling Technologies Enterprise group with expertise in portable digital identity and web application security. As Yankee Group’s lead security analyst, Jaquith drives the company’s security research agenda and researches disruptive technologies that enable tomorrow’s Anywhere Enterprise™ to secure its information assets.
Jaquith has 15 years of IT experience. Before joining Yankee Group, he co-founded and served as program director at @stake, Inc., a security consulting pioneer, which Symantec Corporation acquired in 2004. Before @stake, Jaquith held project manager and business analyst positions at Cambridge Technology Partners and FedEx Corporation.
His application security and metrics research has been featured in publications such as CIO, CSO and the IEEE Security & Privacy. In addition, Jaquith is the co-developer of a popular open source wiki software package. He is also the author of the recently released Pearson Addison-Wesley book, Security Metrics: Replacing Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt. It has been praised by reviewers as both ”sparking and witty“ and ”one of the best written security books ever.”