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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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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Event: Security, Privacy and the Internet

Published on 2016-11-30

Security, Privacy and the Internet (video) Wednesday, 30 Nov 2016, 7:00-8:30 PM (open to the…

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Blog: IPRI “Keys Under Doormats” paper earns 2016 EFF award

Published on 2016-08-09

A team from MIT’s Internet Policy Research Initiative has been awarded the Electronic Frontier Foundation…

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Research: Ex-post mitigation strategies for theft of non-financial data

Published on 2016-03-30

As the financial sector has gotten better at dealing with data breaches of payment card…

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Event: Forum on Data Privacy Convened by the Massachusetts Attorney General

Published on 2016-03-24

Forum on Data Privacy Convened by the Massachusetts Attorney General Date: 24 Mar 2016 Thursday,…

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Event: VP Ansip (EU) and Secretary Pritzker (US) – Internet Policy Matters

Published on 2016-03-11

Why Internet policy matters for everything from MIT’s startup culture to the global economy European…

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Event: Robert Hannigan – GCHQ (UK)

Published on 2016-03-07

IPRI hosted Robert Hannigan, the head of the British intelligence agency GCHQ, at MIT in…

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Course: 6.S898 – Cybersecurity Policy

Published on 2016-02-01

This course introduces concepts and issues in cybersecurity policy and how to design and analyze…

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Research: Keys under doormats

Published on 2015-07-07

Mandating insecurity by requiring government access to all data and communications Released: 7 July 2015…

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The Cybersecurity Team

Daniel Weitzner

Daniel Weitzner

Founding Director, MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI)

Cybersecurity Events

6.805 Student Presentations

6.805 Student Presentations

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