Jacob Hoffman-Andrews

Senior Staff Technologist

Jacob works on EFF's Encrypt the Web initiative. He's the primary maintainer on the HTTPS Everywhere browser extension, and is a lead developer on Let's Encrypt, the free and automated Certificate Authority.

Prior to working at EFF, Jacob was on Twitter's anti-spam and security teams, where he implemented HTTPS-by-default with forward secrecy, key pinning, HSTS, and CSP, in addition to deploying machine learning to detect spam in realtime.  Before Twitter, he worked at Google on web performance for Google Maps and helped launch Google Transit.

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