security

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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 life on campus

Get ready for your life on the MIT campus with these IT-related tips and resources.

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Counting the ways you can change your Kerberos password

If you work or study at MIT and need to change your Kerberos password, you have several methods to choose from.

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Off campus? Connect securely through the MIT VPN

The MIT Virtual Private Network (VPN) makes it easy to connect securely to Institute resources no matter where in the world you are.

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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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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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Tech tips for 'Tute travelers

Make computing on the road safer and easier by doing these quick (and no cost) things.

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