Information Services and Technology
Smart starts with you! Adopt these smart phone security recommendations from IS&T
March 3, 2011Setting a device PIN or password on your smart phone can greatly decrease the chance of someone getting access to your personal information if your device is lost or stolen.
IS&T announces support for Microsoft Office 2010 for Windows
February 23, 2011Recommends that users upgrade to Office 2010 from existing installations of Office 2003 and 2007 for better performance, integration and compatibility.
Also labeled: Campus services
lynda.com online training now available to the MIT community at no charge
January 10, 2011Other training options for the community include free on-campus courses on MIT business applications and discounted training on software at CompuWorks in Boston.
Let your mobile phone be your guide: A new twist on the MIT Campus Tour
January 8, 2011Visitors with an iPhone or Android device can download the latest version of the MIT Mobile app, which includes links to the MIT150 website as well as a campus tour with a map, text and images.
IS&T announces full support for Office for Mac 2011
December 7, 2010Software provides several new features, including replacement of Entourage with Outlook for Mac and support for the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming language.
Moving ahead with Athena Working Group recommendations on student printing
October 13, 2010Will implement some recommendations over the fall term, IAP
Construction begins on high-performance computing center
October 6, 2010President Hockfield joins Gov. Patrick and others at groundbreaking ceremony.
Teaching with Technology website adds video services portal
September 8, 2010Gathers information for faculty and students about video resources and services at MIT
IS&T recommends Windows users wait to install Microsoft Office 2010
July 30, 2010The current version of McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, VSE 8.7i, does not support Microsoft Office 2010 products.
John Hynes, MIT administrator for 44 years, dies at age 66
July 15, 2010
New book, 'Bright Boys,' chronicles MIT’s pioneering of IT age
June 1, 2010Foreword by Professor Emeritus Jay Forrester shares insight on team’s early work
IS&T ending support for MIT TechTime, iPassConnect and related software
May 14, 2010Effective June 30, 2010, IS&T will no longer support MIT TechTime™ and iPassConnect
Safeguarding data: An MIT responsibility
May 4, 2010To protect the personal data MIT collects and to comply with new Massachusetts regulations, a campus-wide Written Information Security Program (WISP) has been developed.
Agnes N. Morrice, 44-year MIT employee, dies at age 95
April 14, 2010
New web-based VPN service available to the MIT community
March 9, 2010This new service from IS&T provides MIT faculty, students and staff with improved connectivity from off campus.
Nigel Wilson on the role of information technology in improving transit systems
March 1, 2010Presented by Transportation@MIT
IS&T announces extension of VMware Enterprise License Agreement and availability of new products
February 9, 2010The license agreement has been extended through the end of 2013.
IS&T announces support for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
February 2, 2010Though many issues have been resolved, a few products are still not compatible with 10.6.
IS&T offering full support for Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7, XP, and VistaSubscribe
February 1, 2010An online document outlines known issues with Internet Explorer 8 at MIT.