October is a month with a special message: cyber security is a shared responsibility. Regardless of how you use the Internet, you can help to protect sensitive business and personal information in several ways.
Phishing is a ploy to get you to click on bogus links or disclose your username and password, giving attackers a way to access your email account.
Using workstations provided by MIT’s Lewis Music Library, you can convert LPs and audio cassettes into digital formats.
In response to community feedback, IS&T recently released an updated Gradebook Module. It offers advanced grade management options, integrated student photos, recitation and section support, and more robust standalone functionality.
Be proactive: find out ways to improve your odds of retrieving a lost or stolen laptop or mobile device.
AT&T, Verizon Wireless, and Sprint have announced that they will be selling “anonymized and aggregated” user data to third-party businesses and marketing companies. You can choose to opt out: here's how.
Effective July 1, IS&T is providing Sophos as the new malware protection product for MIT. IS&T will no longer offer licenses for McAfee VirusScan or McAfee Security, although they will continue to run on machines on which they're installed.
To provide the community with a more secure network environment, MIT is tying stronger Kerberos password requirements and password expiration policies to the annual certificate renewal process.
At a daylong meeting sponsored by the Office of Digital Learning, over 70 faculty and 50 staff discussed technology-enabled education at MIT – everything from games to graduate education.
Given the large number of sites most of us frequent while at work and at home, the only real way to ensure password security (and keep our sanity) is to leverage a password manager.