Passwords protect and limit access to your personal data and to IT resources at MIT.
Athena is MIT's academic computing environment, which powers computing clusters (labs), private workstations, remote access servers, and personal machines throughout campus.
MIT Touchstone is a single sign-on web authentication service that allows members of the MIT community to log in to participating MIT and federated web sites using their MIT credentials. When using a Touchstone-enabled application, your credentials will never be passed to the application service.
IS&T's Service Center offers a full range of computer repair services to the MIT community.
Protect your electronic devices from theft and your data from unauthorized access if lost or stolen.
Encryption is a method of securing data by scrambling the bits of a computer's files so that they become illegible. The only method of reading the encrypted files is by decrypting them with a key; the key is unlocked with a password.
Data discovery is the activity of finding where sensitive data resides so that it can be adequately protected or securely removed. IS&T distributes Spirion (formerly Identity Finder), a software tool that can easily retrieve electronic data stored on computers and servers.
The Data Warehouse is a stable, read-only database that combines information from separate systems into one easy-to-access location.
IS&T provides and supports two email list services: Athena/Moira and Mailman.