security

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Get STOP plates for your laptop and tablet: Here’s why and how

Headed to the Get Connected with IT @ MIT event on September 3? Bring along your laptop and/or tablet and get it tagged courtesy of MIT.

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Incoming students: Get software and cloud services!

Find out about all of the software and cloud-based services you have access to while you're an MIT student and where can you find them.

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Incoming students: Protecting your devices and data

Learn what you need to do to be digitally secure at MIT.

 

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Off campus? Connect securely through 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.

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Tech tips for 'Tute travelers

MIT community members can make computing on the road safer and easier by doing these quick (and free) things.

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New versions of CertAid released

MIT community members should download the lastest version of CertAid before January 29, 2019.

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM): Four ways to be more cybersecure

Everyone at MIT should do these things to secure their digital information.

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Learn how to avoid a phishing scam

Scammers are getting smarter. Learn how to identify and avoid phishing attempts with these tips.

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How to create strong passwords

Ensure your online information is secure: Learn what makes a good password.

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM): Boost your IT security awareness with online training

Knowledge and awareness are key to reducing your chances of a cyberattack.

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