The work of IT administrators at MIT may have become much easier this summer. IS&T released System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) from Microsoft and the Casper Suite from JAMF Software, both endpoint management (EPM) services, to the MIT community. These tools improve the management of multiple servers, workstations and network devices.
Does your Department, Lab, or Center have frequently used forms that require signatures – for example, contracts or student waivers? Then a service called DocuSign can ease your paper chase. IS&T recently licensed DocuSign for Business for use by the MIT community.
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 http://ist.mit.edu/security.
The Institute routinely sends out surveys to segments of the MIT community on a wide range of issues. Occasionally, departments, labs and centers will run their own surveys.
Are you still trying to remember all of your passwords? Or worse, are you using one password for multiple online accounts? Do you have a shared team password that needs to be regularly updated because of personnel changes? If this sounds like you, read on.
IS&T is pleased to announce the availability of the Qualtrics service for use by the entire MIT community.
LastPass is a password management system that removes the inconvenience of remembering all of your passwords, and the insecurity of using the same passwords for multiple sites or sharing passwords with others. Some of you may already be using the freely available version for your personal passwords.
You did it! Your first sprint is done! That’s a huge achievement! Congrats! The end of a sprint is an exciting time. You get to show off what you have accomplished and take a step back to reflect on how things went. Here’s how to do this.
Sophos Anti-Virus is ending support for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and 10.7 (Lion) on October 31, 2015.