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Spring Cleaning: Make your computer safer in two easy steps

Sophos and CrashPlan provide an added layer of protection – and they're free to download from the IS&T software grid.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Optimize your use of Duo security

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

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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.

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The 2016 IT Partners Conference was full of valuable information...and free swag

The Spring IT Partners Conference was a plethora of informational panels and vendor tables...as well as free trinkets.

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