It’s important not to create an electronic “paper trail” when using browsers to view or download private information.
As a protective measure, MIT plans to retire its open wireless networks, MIT and MIT N. After the change, users will have three wireless options on campus: MIT GUEST, MIT SECURE and MIT SECURE N.
This version of the Cisco AnyConnect ICS+ app does not require your Android device to be "rooted" and can be downloaded directly to your device via Google's Play store.
IS&T recommends that community members continue to use their current version of VMware Fusion for the Mac or VMware Workstation for Windows until IS&T completes its testing and review of VMware's new releases.
This release, an update from version 2.4, provides improved security and OS compatibility. Current Windows VPN users will be upgraded to this latest version automatically upon connecting to MIT’s Virtual Private Network.
Earlier today, Apple released its newest operating system for the Mac, OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Based on preliminary testing of prerelease versions, IS&T recommends that Mac users wait to upgrade and continue to use Mac OS X 10.6 or 10.7.
As happens each year around this time, MIT's personal web certificates will soon require renewal. Certificates obtained in the past year are set to expire on July 31, 2012.
IS&T plans to end support for Microsoft Office 2007 for Windows and Microsoft Office 2008 for Macintosh at the end of 2012. Recommendations follow, with separate sections for Mac and Windows users.
These web-based room schedulers from Steelcase have been spotted outside select meeting spaces in the MIT Libraries, CSAIL, the Sloan School, and IS&T.
IS&T now supports FileMaker 12 for Macintosh and Windows at MIT. IS&T will continue to support FileMaker 11 users, but will be ending support for FileMaker 10.