Making quantum encryption practical
May 20, 2013An MIT team that proposed a new, more-practical scheme for using quantum physics to secure data transmission has now demonstrated it experimentally.
Beefing up public-key encryption
February 15, 2013MIT researchers show how to secure widely used encryption schemes against attackers who have intercepted examples of successful decryption.
IS&T addresses concerns about MIT’s network
February 5, 2013Information Services & Technology sheds light on recent service interruptions, as well as steps taken to mitigate risks to the MIT network.
MIT faculty speak at the World Economic Forum in Davos
February 1, 2012Talks explore the mind/machine interface and the science of predicting the economy, among other topics.
Cyber security: Education is the key
October 14, 2011If you haven't yet been a victim of phishing, malware or other online fraud, statistics show that it may just be a matter of time. With the number of cyber threats growing daily, it helps to be reminded of how you can do your part to combat the risks.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano visits MIT
April 16, 2010Holds roundtable discussion with university leaders, hosted by President Hockfield
MIT joins Northrop Grumman’s new cybersecurity research consortium
December 1, 2009Will address nation’s most pressing cyber threats
Securing the web
October 7, 2009A new MIT programming tool would automatically plug holes that hackers exploit.