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IS&T Releases Beta Version of Microsoft Office Professional 2016

IS&T is pleased to announce the release of Microsoft Office Professional 2016 (Beta). It is available free of charge to members of the community through MIT's Microsoft Campus Agreement (MSCA).

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IS&T Leadership Talks with The Atlantic About Openness vs. Security at Universities

IS&T’s John Charles and Mark Silis were quoted in a recent article in The Atlantic that examines the complicated trade-offs involved in securing campus networks. 

IS&T Talks About Transformation and Integration at MuleSoft Summit Conference

Technical Architect Steve Turner recently talked about MIT IS&T’s transformation and the role that the MuleSoft integration platform has played in it.

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IS&T Makes Available CrowdStrike’s Falcon Host

CrowdStrike Falcon Host is next-generation endpoint protection software that helps to secure Windows, Mac, and Linux systems by looking for known bad behaviors instead of just known bad or infected files.

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IS&T Shows Off New Tech at Poster Session

The recent Collaborating for MIT's Future Poster Session was a chance for IS&T and other MIT administrative departments to show off some of their latest and most interesting initiatives.

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MIT Learning Center Moves to Atlas

MIT’s widely-used training portal gets a new look and improved usability with the move to the Atlas platform.

Security FYI Newsletter: October 14, 2015

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

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IS&T Transformation v1.5 announced

When John Charles, Vice President of Information Systems and Technology, unveiled a set of organizational changes in February, 2015, he described it as “version 1.0” of the transformation of IS&T into a more agile organization, explaining that the transformation would involve iterative change

New AV Presentation Systems in IS&T Conference Rooms

If you've been in an IS&T meeting in W92 lately, you've probably noticed that a new presentation system has been installed in the conference room. Attendees can now connect to the giant flat screens directly from their laptops (via cable or wireless) and share online information with the rest of the group. Here's some tips on how to connect (and disconnect!).

Apple Tech Update - What’s New for Enterprise and Education (iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan)

IS&T will be hosting an Apple Tech Update on October 8th from 10am-12pm in 56-114. The focus will be on the key technologies for deploying and managing Mac and iOS devices at scale while providing an optimal experience for users.