To help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 and best support MIT community members as they engage in activities away from campus, IS&T is pleased to announce the beta launch of a new cloud-based remote access VPN service for MIT.
MIT does not recommend allowing attendees to join any Zoom session without requiring either Touchstone authentication or a meeting password.
With Slack Enterprise Grid, MIT faculty, students, and staff are eligible to create Slack workspaces and all members of the extended MIT community are eligible to participate in MIT’s Slack workspaces.
IS&T is taking action to reduce the number of people on campus by shifting staff to remote work, minimizing time spent on campus and ensuring the continuity of IS&T’s operating activities.
Based on widespread feedback from the MIT community, IS&T has secured an enterprise license for Zoom. To learn how to get started with Zoom in education, register for this webinar.
MIT has increased Dropbox default storage quotas to 10 TB for MIT faculty, lecturers, and Spring 2020 teaching assistants at no charge.
Exercise caution when handling any email with a COVID-19-related subject line, attachment, or hyperlink. Be wary of social media pleas, texts, or calls related to the virus.