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7 tech tips for 'tute travelers

Make computing on the road safer and easier by doing these quick (and free) things.

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Optimize your use of Duo two-factor authentication

Duo, which provides a second layer of online security, is required to access Touchstone-enabled applications and websites such as Atlas and WebSIS. IS&T recommends that you register two devices for Duo, in case your primary device is lost or stolen.

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Significant Drupal security vulnerability to be made public April 25

A significant security vulnerability in the Drupal content management system will be made public on April 25, 2018.

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Spring Cleaning: Make your computer safer in two easy steps

Protect your computer and data with IS&T's free anti-virus and backup software.

Significant Drupal security vulnerability to be made public March 28

Earlier this week, it was announced that a significant security vulnerability in the Drupal content management system will be made public on March 28th, 2018.

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What you need to know about Meltdown and Spectre

Find out the latest about the two vulnerabilities known as Meltdown and Spectre.

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MIT Life Hacks: Off campus? Connect securely through MIT’s virtual private network

The Institute’s 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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National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM): Use CrashPlan to save your precious data

MIT community members: Back up your computer’s data to the cloud for free.

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM): Tips for securing your network-capable printer

Follow these simple steps to protect your connected printer from hackers.

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Critical vulnerabilities discovered in wireless encryption standard

A vulnerability in current wireless encryption standards (WPA2) has been identified.

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