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Account Deactivation

Have you left MIT? If so, your MIT Kerberos user account will be deactivated in January, and you will not be able to access the MIT network.

Check Out the Latest API: Roles

The Developer Connection has launched the Roles API. Roles lets developers perform searches of user roles by Kerberos ID.

Microsoft Security Updates for 2016

It turns out there are three things certain in life: Death, taxes, and software patches. Be sure to accept the updates as they occur, or go to the Windows Update site.

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The Spring IT Partners Conference was a plethora of informational panels and vendor tables... as well as free trinkets.

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IS&T publishes this newsletter for the communication of periodic security advice, virus alerts, safe computing tips and other kinds of IT security information to the MIT community. More information on IT Security at MIT can be found at

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IS&T has made another round of updates to the portal, including the new Roles API.

Laptop tagging and registration is a free service for MIT community members. It’s offered by Information Systems & Technology (IS&T), with the support of the MIT Police. The next laptop tagging event is on June 14, 2016 from 10am to 2pm in Stata Center (in conjunction with the IT Partners Spring Conference).

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Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) will host Shred IT Day on Tuesday, June 14, from 9am – 5pm on Student Street in the Stata Center (Building 32). Get rid of all unneeded documents that might contain sensitive data, as well as up to 10 old hard drives, thumb drives, CDs and/or digital tapes.