security

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Optimize your use of Duo two-factor authentication

Learn how to get the most out of Duo to maximize your online security and convenience.

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Beware of IRS-impersonation phishing scams

Exercise caution when handling any email that appears to be from the IRS.

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Protecting information at MIT

MIT’s Information Protection website will guide you in safeguarding information at the Institute.

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Learn how to avoid a phishing scam

Scammers are getting smarter. Learn how to identify and avoid phishing attempts with these tips.

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Incoming students: Prepare for remote learning

Learn about the resources available to you to support remote learning and what you should do to make your experience as easy and secure as possible.

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End-to-end encryption option now available for Webex meetings

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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Securing Zoom meetings and classes to prevent disruption

MIT does not recommend allowing attendees to join any Zoom session without requiring either Touchstone authentication or a meeting password.

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Off campus? Connect securely through the MIT Remote Access VPN

The MIT Remote Access 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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Counting the ways you can change your Kerberos password

There's more than one way to update your password. IS&T provides several options to help you stay secure.

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Best practices for working remotely

Follow these suggestions to make working away from the MIT campus as seamless and secure as possible.

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