New model shows why countries that retaliate too much against online attacks make things worse for themselves.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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The systems engineer focuses on making transportation, electricity, and water infrastructure more resilient against disruptions.
Dec. 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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By securely aggregating sensitive data from cyber-attacks, the SCRAM platform from MIT CSAIL can quantify an organization’s level of security and suggest what to prioritize.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~7 min
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Approach for generating numbers at random may help analyses of complex systems, from Earth’s climate to financial markets.
May 28, 2020 • ~8 min
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Zoom security: I've researched problems with video conferencing for years – here's what you need to know
Do you need a new video conferencing provider?
May 1, 2020 • ~7 min
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Bluetooth signals from your smartphone could automate Covid-19 contact tracing while preserving privacy
A system that enables smartphones to transmit “chirps” to nearby devices could notify people if they have been near an infected person.
April 8, 2020 • ~10 min
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Emails offering advice about COVID-19 might actually be "phishing" attacks trying to steal your data.
March 31, 2020 • ~5 min
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Beware the #WorkFromHome selfie.
March 26, 2020 • ~6 min
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System ensures hackers eavesdropping on large networks can’t find out who’s communicating and when they’re doing so.
Feb. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
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Tiny, battery-free ID chip can authenticate nearly any product to help combat losses to counterfeiting.
Feb. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
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