Search Google Appliance

security

spear fishing scuba gear
What you should know about “Spear-Phishing” scams

Beware of spear-phishing scams, which use personal information to try and trick you into providing confidential data or transferring funds.

People working on laptops at a coffee shop
Best practices for working remotely

IS&T recommends following these best practices to make working away from the MIT campus as seamless and secure as possible.

An iPad showing Lynda.com
Lynda.com security breach

Despite a recent security breach of Lynda.com, passwords of users of MIT's lynda.mit.edu gateway have not been compromised.

vpn image
Off campus? Connect securely with MIT’s virtual private network

The Institute’s Virtual Private Network (VPN) makes it easy to connect securely to MIT resources no matter where in the world you are.

VMware sign
ALERT: VMware Workstation/Fusion security issue

VMware users at MIT should download updated installers for VMware Fusion Pro and VMware Workstation Pro from IS&T as soon as possible to correct a critical vulnerability.

CrashPlan Sunglasses
Use CrashPlan to save your precious data!

MIT community members can back up their computer’s data to the cloud for free.

Duo Jack-O-Lantern
Optimize your use of Duo security

Duo increases your online security – maximize your ease of use and safety

Red Fish Toy
Phishing: learn how to spot a scam

Email scammers are skilled at trying to trick you, but here are some methods to protect yourself.

GitHub logo
GitHub.mit.edu security update, user action needed

Users of github.mit.edu need to update their known_hosts file to access MIT GitHub Enterprise.

Free stuff
Incoming Freshmen: Free software and cloud services!

Find out about the free software and cloud-based services MIT offers and where can you find them.

Pages