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Incoming Freshmen: Protecting your computer

Here's what you need to do to avoid attacks and secure your data at MIT. Be sure to read our earlier article for incoming freshmen: Creating an MIT online identity.

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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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Spring Cleaning: Make your computer safer in two easy steps

Sophos and CrashPlan provide an added layer of protection – and they're free to download from the IS&T software grid.

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What you should know about “Spear-Phishing” scams

Beware of spear-phishing scams, which use personal information to try and trick you into providing confidential data or transferring funds.

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Best practices for working remotely

IS&T recommends following these best practices to make working away from the MIT campus as seamless and secure as possible.

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Lynda.com security breach

Despite a recent security breach of Lynda.com, passwords of users of MIT's lynda.mit.edu gateway have not been compromised.

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ALERT: VMware Workstation/Fusion security issue

VMware users at MIT should download updated installers for VMware Fusion Pro and VMware Workstation Pro from IS&T as soon as possible to correct a critical vulnerability.

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Optimize your use of Duo security

Duo increases your online security – maximize your ease of use and safety

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GitHub.mit.edu security update, user action needed

Users of github.mit.edu need to update their known_hosts file to access MIT GitHub Enterprise.

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The 2016 IT Partners Conference was full of valuable information...and free swag

The Spring IT Partners Conference was a plethora of informational panels and vendor tables...as well as free trinkets.

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