Insecure connections are not allowed on MITnet. You must transfer your files securely over the MIT network using a secure file transfer method. The secure file transfer programs supported at MIT include features like password encryption, which protects your password from being intercepted and abused by hackers on the Internet.
Get a Kerberos (Athena) Account
Required for using Kerberized file transfer programs at MIT
Get connected to MITnet and the internet
Access the MIT network from on- and off-campus
Kerberized FTP at MIT
Overview of Kerberos-based file transfer at MIT
Transferring files securely