What role does cybersecurity play in a holistic national security policy?

The Cyber Policy Initiative (CPI) at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy seeks to advance the field of cyber policy by examining the intersection of national security, politics, and technology.

Building on the experience of experts at Harris Public Policy and CPI's Advisory Board, CPI pursues its mission through academic coursework and research, policy initiatives, and executive education programs.

CPI Resources


Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe: Election Cyber Surge and a Secure 2020 Vote

"As early voting gets under way across the United States, volunteer cybersecurity technologists unleashed through the Election Cyber Surge — a new program through the Harris School of Public Policy’s Cyber Policy Initiative (CPI)  — are working behind the scenes to ensure election systems are secure for the 2020 general election."

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Volunteer Cyber Experts Helping Election Officials Fend Off Attacks

"In a highly polarized atmosphere, cyber experts say it’s even more important to ensure that security breaches are quickly identified and contained."

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Advisory Board

See the Cyber Policy Initiative's Advisory Board and Academic Advisory Board.