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IS&T Announces Availability of LastPass Enterprise for the 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.

Crossing the Finish Line: Close Out that Sprint!

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 and Apple ending support for OS X 10.6 and 10.7

Sophos Anti-Virus is ending support for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and 10.7 (Lion) on October 31, 2015.

IS&T Now Offers Casper as a Service

We are excited to share with you the availability of IS&T’s Casper as a Service. JAMF Casper is a Macintosh endpoint management platform, providing inventory, software distribution, settings and security management.

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And You're Off! What to Do During a Sprint

In my last post I talked about how to start your first sprint. Did you give it a try? If not, what impediments got in your way? I would love to hear about them and see if I can help.

Get with IT: IS&T Helps Incoming Students Learn About Computing Resources

Orientation for incoming students is around the corner. The new kids on the block arrive on the weekend of August 29 and 30, and they'll sprint through a week of activities – from open houses, tours, and info sessions to picnics and mixers.  Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) will host several sessions to help incoming students make the most of computing resources on campus.

New Developer Portal and APIs

The beta version of the Developer Connection launched this week, featuring an exclusive look at the new People API, which is the first of many APIs available to developers within the MIT community.

Security FYI Newsletter: August 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

From Zero to Sprinting in Three Steps

So you’ve taken the Scrum Master class. Maybe you’ve taken the Product Owner class. Now what? How do you take all the great knowledge you’ve gained and put it into practice?

Atlas Upgrade: New features added to Atlas as of July 29, 2015

As of July 29, 2015, Atlas includes some small enhancements to the Digital Events and New Hire components. In addition, there are some brand new features.