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IS&T Recommends FileVault 2 for Encrypting Macs

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 Releases MIT Kerberos for Windows 4.01, Extends Windows 7 Recommendation to Include 64-bit Version

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.

Mathematica 9 Now Available to MIT Community Members

Wolfram has released Mathematica 9, a major new version of its flagship computational software platform.

Computing: A Concise History

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.

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Shop Smart Online During Cyber Week – and Every Day of the Year

Whether you’re buying a tablet or toys or donating to charity, pay attention to your online surroundings.

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Ribbon-Cutting for Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC)

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 Recommends Community Members WAIT to Migrate to Windows 8

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.

IS&T Announces Full Support for OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 and Higher

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.

UAAP Rolls Out New Website and System for IAP 2013

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.

MIT Removes a Pain Point for Financial Aid Students and Staff

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.

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