The Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI) collaborates with policymakers and technologists to improve the trustworthiness and effectiveness of interconnected digital systems like the Internet. Our work provides global policymakers with technically grounded guidance for policies regarding cybersecurity, Internet privacy, and more. We accomplish our mission by relying on: core engineering and public policy research, education, and outreach.

 

Tackling key issues, such as the encryption debate, critical infrastructure, cryptography, and IoT security.

Arvind Narayanan Visits MIT’s Internet Policy Research Initiative

Published on 2018-02-21

By: Jonathan Frankle On February 14th, Arvind Narayanan visited IPRI from Princeton University, where he…

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Expanding the Research Exemptions Provided by the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act

Published on 2017-08-23

Expanding the Research Exemptions Provided by the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act By: James…

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IPRI MIT Funding Awards

Published on 2017-05-19

MIT’s interdisciplinary Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI) awarded $1.5 million to researchers across campus working…

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Blog: Markel – Passwords are not the problem

Published on 2017-01-30

By: Zane Markel January 30, 2017 In the wake of the headline-grabbing Mirai DDoS attacks…

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Increasing the trustworthiness of AI systems to ensure that they are both explainable and accountable.

Student Reflections (China 2017) – Leilani Gilpin (MIT)

Published on 2018-03-27

Student Reflections: Leilani Gilpin (MIT) By: Leilani Gilpin I did’t know what to expect when…

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Helping to inform meaningful policy that ensures the safety of private information held on the Internet.

Blog: Keys Under Doormats – Should The Police Be Able To Break Into Your Phone?

Published on 2017-03-16

Should Law Enforcement Be Able To Break Into Your Phone? Political and law enforcement leaders…

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Investigating network architectures, systems, and protocols from a policy perspective.

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Developing architecture and tools for the web to reopen its benefits throughout the world.

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Creating a platform that makes it easier to design and build problem-solving mobile apps.

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