Cybersecurity

IPRI’s cybersecurity work focuses on the technical and policy aspects of security issues as they relate to the communication networks and software systems affecting the global society and economy.

Our multidisciplinary cybersecurity work covers: the encryption debate, accountability, securing core economic and social infrastructure, measuring cyber risk, cryptography, data sharing, securing the Internet of Things, and developing secure communication channels between ISPs and users.

Keys Under Doormats
Mandating insecurity by requiring government access to all data and communications

Keys Under Doormats

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The FDA’s Role in Domestic and International Medical Device Cybersecurity

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a growing number of medical devices…

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Danny Weitzner Discusses Cybersecurity and Privacy on C-SPAN

What is happening in the world of cybersecurity and privacy? Daniel Weitzner discussed these topics…

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News: Balancing International Trade and Cybersecurity

Today’s market is full of products that can connect to the Internet. Unfortunately, this functionality…

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News: Cybersecurity Experts Concerned Over Homeland Security Shakeup

We are now in a “new, chaotic era at the Department of Homeland Security” notes…

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News: Top Universities Are Pushing for Public Interest Technology

In a New York Times article, Natasha Singer discusses how U.S. students are learning about…

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AI Tool Builders and Their Users: What Should We Expect From the Tools and Who Is Responsible When They Fail?

Written by: Daniel J. Weitzner February 19, 2019 In the midst of a heated global…

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How an Australian Surveillance Bill Will Affect Encryption Worldwide

Authored by Michael Specter This week, the Australian parliament will hear testimony on a bill that,…

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Student Reflections (China 2017) – Haining Xu (SJTU)

Student Reflections: Haining Xu Boundary-Setting of Governmental Powers in China’s Cybersecurity Law: An Ongoing Process…

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News: Joel Brenner Interview on WBUR – Attacks on United States Critical Infrastructure

Did the Russians really hack into the US Electrical Grid?  Were they able to hack…

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