6.S898 Cybersecurity Policy


Prerequisites: none
Units: 3-0-9
Instructors: Dr. David Clark (ddc@csail.mit.edu), Dr. Shirley Hung (shirley@mit.edu)
Schedule:  T1-4, room 56-169
Introduces concepts and issues in cybersecurity policy and how to design and analyze potential solutions. Covers factors affecting cybersecurity policy, including but not limited to technology design, government policy and regulation, global Internet governance, private sector actors, and non-governmental organizations, and their interaction.  Topics include cybersecurity in national security, risk management, intellectual property theft, crime, Internet governance, and censorship and control from US and international perspectives.