Updates

Illustration of three MIT students creating their digital MIT identities.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Here’s information about how to create your digital identity at MIT, recommendations for buying a new computer, and where to find key information about IT at the Institute.

IS&T summer interns Lucy, Benjamin, Jack, Aakash, Arianna, Runming
Monday, June 22, 2020

IS&T has welcomed six summer interns this year and is pleased to introduce them to the MIT community.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Renew your digital certificates before they expire on July 31.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Microsoft Teams is now available to MIT community members through Office 365.

Hand holding a cellphone displaying a digital MIT diploma.
Monday, May 18, 2020

Here is what graduating students should do before their MIT accounts are deactivated to preserve their digital assets.

Smartphone being cleaned with a soft rag and laptop.
Monday, May 4, 2020

Follow your device manufacturer’s guidelines and these tips from IS&T to safely clean and disinfect your computer or mobile device.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

To help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 and best support MIT community members as they engage in activities remotely, IS&T has increased its capacity for BeyondTrust’s (formerly Bomgar) Secure Remote Support software, and will begin offering the service to all IT support providers today, free of charge.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Working, teaching, and learning away from the MIT campus poses new risks to securing information. IS&T recommends that community members follow these best practices when engaging in activities remotely to help reduce the chance of the information and data you handle at MIT being compromised.

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Monday, April 6, 2020

MIT Webex users now have the option to use end-to-end encryption for meetings requiring a higher level of security.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

To help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 and best support MIT community members as they engage in activities away from campus, IS&T is pleased to announce the beta launch of a new cloud-based remote access VPN service for MIT.

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