Cybersecurity research at Stanford
In a world increasingly dependent on modern technology, cybersecurity is one of humanity's most pressing issues. Stanford's broad network of thought leaders are taking an interdisciplinary approach to tackling the range of challenges and opportunities created by ever-changing technical advances. Here are just a few examples of how Stanford is working to address the world's cybersecurity challenges.
The Stanford Cyber Initiative
Stanford’s university-wide initiative to understand cyberspace, cybersecurity, and the challenges and opportunities that networked information pose to humanity. The initiative is supported by a $15 million grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
White House Cybersecurity Summit
On February 13, 2015, the White House hosted a Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford. The summit convened major stakeholders to help shape public and private sector efforts to protect consumers and companies from growing network threats.