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Future of Digital Security

2022 Developments: Expanding Cyber Threat Landscape, Growing Tensions Around Transparency, and Increasing Focus on Cyber Capacity Building

In 2022, cybersecurity took center stage. Three prominent developments stand out: first, cyber threats are multiplying, drawing increasing attention from professionals across multiple economic sectors; second, assumptions about the benefits of technology-driven transparency seem increasingly tenuous; and third, a growing consensus about the range of cyber threats is breathing new life into efforts at cyber capacity building. 

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IST announces new support from Omidyar Network to develop a framework for a secure open-source software ecosystem

Through a partnership with Omidyar Network, a social change venture that works to reimagine critical systems and the ideas that govern them, IST will work to develop a framework for securing the open-source software ecosystem.

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IST advances Applied Trust and Safety work in partnership with the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation 

As the Institute for Security and Technology scales up its work in the field of Applied Trust and Safety, we are thrilled to work in partnership with the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation (PJMF), a global, 21st century philanthropy focused on bridging the frontiers of artificial intelligence, data science, and social impact.

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Future of Digital Security

IST’s 2022: By the Numbers

As we come to the end of this year of unprecedented productivity and growth, we at IST want to stop to thank you–our supporters–for helping us make 2022 such a success.

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