Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) has launched a new version of Touchstone – the Institute’s single sign-on (SSO) web authentication service – now powered by Okta Identity Engine, a modern cloud-based and extensible platform. IS&T will update Touchstone's configuration on June 17 so that all Touchstone-enabled systems will use the new Okta-powered single sign-on service.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) is retiring MIT's Webex service. No new MIT accounts will be created after June 7 and the service will be retired on August 30, 2024.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) has published initial guidance for the community on the use of tools and services leveraging generative artificial intelligence.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2024

MIT community members accessing systems using Touchstone and Duo authentication will notice some visual changes and an improved two-factor authentication experience as Information Systems and Technology implements updates to the Institute's single sign-on web authentication service on Friday, March 22, after 6 p.m.

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Friday, February 2, 2024

The Zoom AI Companion is available for MIT users to choose to activate for its Meeting Summary, AI Companion Questions, Smart Recording, and Whiteboard Content Generation features.

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Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) is pleased to announce the launch of MIT Sites, a new self-service website platform for MIT community members, powered by CampusPress, a WordPress hosting provider specializing in higher education sites.

Monday, December 18, 2023

This past August, Slack announced a significant design update – built to improve focus, organization, and productivity – which has been rolling out to Slack Enterprise users in phases. This redesign arrives at MIT on January 3, 2024.

It's that time of year! New your MIT certificate by July 30.
Thursday, July 13, 2023

Renew your digital certificates before they expire on July 30.

Thursday, May 11, 2023

On Monday, May 15, computers at MIT running version 10.4.1 of the Code42 backup application will be automatically updated to CrashPlan version 11. This update requires macOS users to grant full-disk access to the CrashPlan application in order to continue backing up successfully.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2023

In August of 2022, LastPass suffered a security incident, which Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) has been monitoring. New as of March 1, 2023: LastPass has posted a new update on this incident with revised recommended actions.