If your computer seems to be working fine, you may wonder why you should apply a patch. By not applying patches, you might be leaving the door open for malware to come in.
To reduce the amount of spam coming into our inboxes, IS&T has put filters in place on MIT's email system via the Symantec Messaging Gateway (SMG) service.
Most malware attacks occur through a combination of spam and compromised web pages. Interacting with spam can put your personal information at risk as well as download a virus to your machine that may spread to other computers on the network.
IS&T provides support for four administrative and academic applications: FileMaker, MySQL, Oracle, and Quick Base.
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.
The IS&T Service Desk assists the MIT community with computing needs analysis and purchasing advice.
Athena "clusters" are public computer labs that are located throughout the MIT campus.
IS&T has partnered with four vendors to provide the MIT community with discounted pricing on several cellular telephone plans.