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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News: MIT Students Find Vulnerabilities in a Voting App

MIT PhD Students Michael Specter and James Koppel as well as MIT IPRI Founding Director…

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Addressing BGP Serial Hijacking

While nearly essential for modern-day society, the technologies we use to share information on the…

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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…

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News: Larry Susskind Discusses Ransomware Attacks on WGBH

In a recent WGBH interview, Arun Rath and Larry Susskind talked about ransomeware attacks. Susskind,…

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News: Introducing the MIT Cybersecurity Clinic

The critical infrastructure that our cities rely on is not as secure as we would…

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News: Surveillance in the Age of the Internet

How private is your personal data? In a video by Chronicle, Kade Crockford, Director of…

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Why Botnets Persist: Designing Effective Technical and Policy Interventions

Written by Wajeeha Ahmad. Botnets, networks of malware-infected machines controlled by an attacker called the…

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Rulemaking in the Privacy and Cybersecurity Landscape

Back in 2012, when both Cameron Kerry and Daniel Weitzner were framing the 2012 White…

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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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