IS&T recommends that all Macs running OS X 10.7 (Lion) or 10.8 (Mountain Lion) use FileVault 2 for disk encryption.
IS&T recently released MIT Kerberos for Windows 4.0.1 for both 32- and 64-bit operating systems. With this release, all IS&T core applications and services are now fully compatible with 64-bit Windows 7.
Wolfram has released Mathematica 9, a major new version of its flagship computational software platform.
Paul Ceruzzi’s Computing: A Concise History (2012) is a small book that guides readers through the head trips, turning points and convergences that brought us to where we are today.
Whether you’re buying a tablet or toys or donating to charity, pay attention to your online surroundings.
The MGHPCC’s long-term goal is to enable researchers at participating universities to work collaboratively to solve some of the biggest problems facing science and society.
IS&T is making Windows 8 Enterprise available for early adopters, but strongly recommends that members of the MIT community wait to move to this new operating system.
Mountain Lion introduces several new features and changes, including new Notes and Reminders applications that sync with Exchange, updated Mail, Contacts, and Calendar applications, and a security feature named Gatekeeper.
Community members can easily browse IAP activities by sponsor, category, or date. Those who are interested in sponsoring non-credit IAP activities will benefit from a streamlined process for submission and approval.
Applying for and understanding financial aid at MIT got much easier for incoming freshmen in 2012 with the implementation of online document tracking and financial aid award letters.