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Employ Digital Methods in a Supported Environment with the Digital Toolkit (DTK)

June 1, 2017

Academic Technology for FAS is proud to announce the Digital Toolkit (DTK), now available for your FAS course. The DTK is a virtual computer which is pre-loaded with some of the most commonly-used applications for data visualization and analysis. All your students need to do is log in, and they'll be ready to start working on research, assignments, and projects! Read more.


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Harvard Phone Program Hits 30% Milestone

May 19, 2017

The Harvard Phone Program Team has converted over 30% of 21,000 targeted University centrex phones to cloud-based Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) service. Since migrations began in May 2016, 118 Central Admin and School groups have been migrated onto the new service. Installation work has been mainly in Cambridge, Jamaica Plain and Allston but will expand shortly to Longwood Medical Area locations. The Program remains on track to complete all VoIP conversions for remaining Campus groups by second quarter FY 2019.

“Day 2” VoIP Operations Support

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Community update about ransomware

May 15, 2017


The following message was sent today to members of the Harvard community. For additional information, visit the Harvard Information Security website at

Dear Members of the Harvard Community,

You may have heard about the global ransomware cyber-attack ‘WannaCry’ that made the news Friday and over the weekend, affecting more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that locks access to a device and its data, and demands money to release it.


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