IS&T offers a number of services aimed at making your computing experience safer. This includes providing you with information and educational opportunities to increase your safe computing awareness.

Available To 
Students, Faculty, Staff, Affiliates

Benefits and key features

Security awareness encourages users to follow behavior that will increase the protection of computer data and privacy. Safe computing activities such as installing malware detection software, using strong passwords, and avoiding harmful website are used together to create a layer of protection.

Getting started


  • Security Camp is hosted twice a year by Boston College and Boston University (registration required); it is primarily aimed at IT security professionals.
  • Student Orientation shows you how to safely use the MIT network (MITnet) and other IT resources.