Updates

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Microsoft Teams is now available to MIT community members through Office 365.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Here is what graduating students should do before their MIT accounts are deactivated to preserve their digital assets.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Follow your device manufacturer’s guidelines and these tips from IS&T to safely clean and disinfect your computer or mobile device.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

To help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 and best support MIT community members as they engage in activities remotely, IS&T has increased its capacity for BeyondTrust’s (formerly Bomgar) Secure Remote Support software, and will begin offering the service to all IT support providers today, free of charge.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Working, teaching, and learning away from the MIT campus poses new risks to securing information. IS&T recommends that community members follow these best practices when engaging in activities remotely to help reduce the chance of the information and data you handle at MIT being compromised.

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Monday, April 6, 2020

MIT Webex users now have the option to use end-to-end encryption for meetings requiring a higher level of security.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

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.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

MIT does not recommend allowing attendees to join any Zoom session without requiring either Touchstone authentication or a meeting password.

Topics: zoom, security
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

IS&T has updated the Webex conferencing platform to enable the automatic creation of transcripts for all recorded meetings and events by default.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

MIT has increased Dropbox default storage quotas to 500 GB for all MIT users; faculty, lecturers, and Spring 2020 TAs get 10 TB.

Topics: Dropbox, quota

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