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Mon, 01/30/2017

By: Zane Markel

In the wake of the headline-grabbing Mirai DDoS attacks in 2016, several esteemed voices in Internet security called for IoT manufacturers to use more secure root passwords on IoT devices...

Wed, 11/11/2015

by Daniel Weitzner

Last week, the United States Senate passed a version of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA). With this bill, the Senate has adopted a strategy...

Wed, 11/11/2015

By Daniel Weitzner

At the recent International Privacy Conference in Amsterdam, the annual official gathering of the worlds privacy and data protection regulators, 700 government officials, privacy advocates, scholars,...

Fri, 06/27/2014

Private Castles in the Cloud

Information Policy Project Principal Investigator Prof. Hal Abelson calls the June 25, 2014 Supreme Court ruling on warrantless cell-phone searches a "landmark ruling on...

Tue, 04/08/2014

In response to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Request for Information on Big Data Privacy a group of us filed these comments based on presentations and discussions at the...

Wed, 03/26/2014

The following is an initial, personal summary of high-level observations from the White House-MIT Big Data Workshop. 

On March 3, 2014 the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and MIT co-hosted a workshop on “Big Data...