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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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…Read More
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…Read More
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,…Read More
Student Reflections (China 2017) – Haining Xu (SJTU)
Student Reflections: Haining Xu Boundary-Setting of Governmental Powers in China’s Cybersecurity Law: An Ongoing Process…Read More
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…Read More
Arvind Narayanan Visits MIT’s Internet Policy Research Initiative
By: Jonathan Frankle On February 14th, Arvind Narayanan visited IPRI from Princeton University, where he…Read More
Expanding the Research Exemptions Provided by the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act
Expanding the Research Exemptions Provided by the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act By: James…Read More
IPRI MIT Funding Awards
MIT’s interdisciplinary Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI) awarded $1.5 million to researchers across campus working…Read More
Blog: Markel – Passwords are not the problem
By: Zane Markel January 30, 2017 In the wake of the headline-grabbing Mirai DDoS attacks…Read More
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