IT News

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...
Wed, 08/12/2015
Sophos Anti-Virus is ending support for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and 10.7 (Lion) on October 31, 2015. Computers running these operating systems will stop receiving Sophos updates after that date. Information regarding this change can be found here. In addition, Apple has stopped releasing...
Mon, 07/27/2015
MIT personal web certificates will are set to expire on July 31, 2015 and will require renewal. Renewal of personal web certificates is not automatic. To ensure continued access to MIT's secure web applications, such as Atlas, Benefits, SAPweb, WebSIS, and software downloads, please plan to...
Wed, 06/24/2015
MIT IS&T recommends that all users update Flash Player ASAP. This update addresses a serious vulnerability in Adobe Flash that allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable host. This vulnerability affects the Windows, Macintosh and Linux versions of Adobe Flash as...
Thu, 05/07/2015
Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) is pleased to announce the availability of the Office 365 (O365) Mobile platform to the MIT community. Office Mobile apps let you create, edit, view, and print Office documents (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) from your mobile device. With an O365...
Fri, 04/03/2015
IS&T has recently announced the availability of two pieces of BE relevant software, SnapGene and PyMOL. SnapGene is molecular biology software for editing, annotating and sharing plasmid maps. SnapGene allows users to easily plan and simulate DNA manipulations, visualize reading frames and...
Mon, 03/23/2015
Intuit QuickBase is now available to the MIT community.    This cloud-based workspace lets users build customizable database applications and web forms. QuickBase applications can be used to collect and collaborate on information, automate workflows, and share reports. QuickBase is...
Wed, 03/11/2015
SolidWorks is now available to all MIT faculty, staff, and students for academic and research purposes at no cost. SolidWorks runs on Windows. Included with SolidWorks are the following add-ons: ·      SolidWorks Premium ·     ...
Mon, 02/09/2015
On January 29th, Microsoft released Outlook for iOS and Outlook for Android. Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) currently recommends that users not install this application for security reasons. The new Outlook for iOS and Android remotely stores a copy of your Exchange password....
Fri, 10/10/2014
On October 27, 2014 MIT Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) will retire the “MIT N” and “MIT SECURE N” wireless networks. MIT SECURE will remain as the wireless network of choice. Most users will not be impacted by this change - most wireless devices will...