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Cloud computing: What’s it all about?

Mark Silis, Associate Vice President of Information Systems and Technology, discusses cloud computing at MIT and our partnership with VMWare.

Students: Two-factor authentication required starting June 15

Starting June 15, Duo two-factor authentication will be required for all students accessing secure MIT systems such as Stellar, Atlas, WebSIS, and other systems protected by Touchstone. Enrollment for Duo is available for students now. IS&T strongly recommends enrolling immediately, so you will have no trouble accessing important systems when the requirement goes into effect this summer.

IS&T increases default quota for MIT exchange

IS&T recently increased the default quota for all MIT Exchange email users from 2GB to 15GB. This means you can store a lot more email in your Inbox or other Exchange mail folders.

Everything you always wanted to know about the individual contributor advisory team

The ICAT gives non-management staff members the chance to share and implement their ideas for improving the way IS&T communicates and shares knowledge.

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IS&T migration to Cisco Unified Communications

On March 31, IS&T will be moving to a new instant messaging (IM) platform, Cisco Unified Communications.

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Decisions website shares good news with the MIT class of 2020

How Information Systems and Technology helped to make sure MIT's Decisions website was ready to serve the news (both good and bad) to the thousands of students who applied for admission to the Institute's newest class.

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IS&T giving away 10 Raspberry Pis to MIT students

Tell us what you'd do with a Raspberry Pi 3 and you may win one!

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Security FYI newsletter: March 11, 2016

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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Everything you always wanted to know about the Change Advisory Board

The Change Advisory Board has the final say on when changes and releases go live, and is also another resource to help IS&T staff move their projects successfully forward.

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Tips for securing your network-capable printer

Take these simple steps to protect your connected printer from hackers and evildoers.