Updates

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Follow your device manufacturer’s guidelines and these tips from IS&T to safely clean and disinfect your computer or mobile device.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

To help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 and best support MIT community members as they engage in activities remotely, IS&T has increased its capacity for BeyondTrust’s (formerly Bomgar) Secure Remote Support software, and will begin offering the service to all IT support providers today, free of charge.

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Monday, April 6, 2020

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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Friday, April 3, 2020

To help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 and best support MIT community members as they engage in activities away from campus, IS&T is pleased to announce the beta launch of a new cloud-based remote access VPN service for MIT.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

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

Topics: zoom, security
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

IS&T has updated the Webex conferencing platform to enable the automatic creation of transcripts for all recorded meetings and events by default.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

MIT has increased Dropbox default storage quotas to 500 GB for all MIT users; faculty, lecturers, and Spring 2020 TAs get 10 TB.

Topics: Dropbox, quota
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

With Slack Enterprise Grid, MIT faculty, students, and staff are eligible to create Slack workspaces and all members of the extended MIT community are eligible to participate in MIT’s Slack workspaces.

Topics: slack
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Monday, March 16, 2020

IS&T is taking action to reduce the number of people on campus by shifting staff to remote work, minimizing time spent on campus and ensuring the continuity of IS&T’s operating activities.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Based on widespread feedback from the MIT community, IS&T has secured an enterprise license for Zoom. To learn how to get started with Zoom in education, register for this webinar.

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