IT News

Tue, 03/28/2017
On March 29, 2017, Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) and Dropbox will be adding new functionality and features to the MIT Dropbox.   Viewer Info & Smart Sync
Fri, 03/03/2017
Please take a moment to read this brief article about targeted “phishing” scams.  As suggested the takeaway here is always be vigilant when responding to requests for private information.  When in doubt, reach out to be-it@mit.edu for consult.
Tue, 02/28/2017
B2P is now live for BE.  See the site below for support contacts.
Fri, 02/17/2017
MIT IS&T recommends following these best practices to make working away from the MIT campus as seamless and secure as possible.
Wed, 02/15/2017
Starting on March 13, you’ll be welcome at the Atlas Service Center – weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. – for help with any of these services: ID cards and passport photos Commuting benefits (T-pass, parking and other options) I-9 employment eligibility verification Tax...
Wed, 12/21/2016
Many in the MIT community will be taking vacation at this time of year. If you’re in that group, you may want to set up automatic replies for your email and MITvoip phone. These can help direct your correspondents or callers to someone who can assist them in your absence.
Fri, 11/18/2016
If you run a board, committee, or group, you know it can be a challenge to plan meetings and keep members informed of changes. This is true even if you meet only once a year. Fortunately, there’s software that can make a difference. BoardEffect, a cloud-based platform, optimizes the...
Tue, 09/22/2015
What is it?:  Duo, is a two-factor authentication application that uses cellphones, landlines and smartphones as an "Approve" or "Deny" system to identify users. Two-factor authentication is an effective and increasingly common way of safeguarding against security attacks,...
Fri, 08/28/2015
IS&T is pleased to announce the availability of the Qualtrics service for use by the MIT community. Qualtrics is an enterprise survey tool that lets you collect and analyze survey data online via a web browser or mobile app, and collaborate on surveys with other Qualtrics users at MIT. Visit...
Thu, 08/27/2015
IS&T is pleased to announce the availability of LastPass Enterprise service for use by the entire MIT community. LastPass is a password management system that removes the inconvenience of remembering all of your passwords, and the insecurity of using the same passwords for multiple sites or...