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.
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What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Contact Tracing Apps?
While contact tracing apps can help us control the spread of COVID-19, they also come…Read More
News: Daniel Weitzner Discusses PACT
IPRI Founding Director, Daniel Weitzner, is the co-PI of the PACT project, which aims to…Read More
News: Cyber Risks Associated with Voting from Home
In a recent New York Times article titled, Amid Pandemic and Upheaval, New Cyber Risks…Read More
How to Protect Your Vote
** See the full technical report on OmniBallot here ** Michael A. Specter and J….Read More
ImPACT 2020: PACT Project Holds First Collaborative, Virtual Workshop to Tackle Key Technical Issues in Private Automated Contact Tracing
Today, during the first ImPACT 2020 event, world-leading computer scientists in cryptography, cybersecurity, and wireless…Read More
FAQ on the Security Analysis of Voatz
Written by Michael Specter, James Koppel, and Daniel Weitzner The below is an FAQ about…Read More
News: MIT Students Find Vulnerabilities in a Voting App
MIT PhD Students Michael Specter and James Koppel as well as MIT IPRI Founding Director…Read More
Addressing BGP Serial Hijacking
While nearly essential for modern-day society, the technologies we use to share information on the…Read More
Ensuring that Smart Cities Don’t Become Surveillance Cities
On my way to work, I pass no less than three bike-sharing stations. I use…Read More
The Cybersecurity Team
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