HUIT has again partnered with Year Up, a Boston-based non-profit organization whose mission is to create professional opportunities for talented and motivated young adults who lack access to higher education and careers that could provide them with a living wage.
Harvard University Information Technology had its most successful year ever in FY 2015. Hundreds of critical University priorities were met, and many unexpected but essential needs were responded to. Below is a selection of HUIT's accomplishments, organized by area.
Architecture & Engineering
- Created Enterprise Architecture vision
- Completed Enterprise Architecture approach
- Determined Enterprise Architecture interoperability current
Praising him as an invaluable contributor to both Radcliffe and Harvard, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study awarded Bob Cahill, HUIT's director of operational strategies, the Radcliffe Dean’s Award for Excellence on May 14, 2015.
Nisha Mongia, Radcliffe's executive dean, applauded Bob's decades of service during an
I am delighted to announce the appointment of Alan Wolf as Managing Director of Academic Technology Services (AcTS) for HUIT, effective May 18, 2015.
Alan comes to us from the University of Wisconsin, where he is currently the Assistant CIO for Advanced Computing Infrastructure in the Office of Vice Provost for Information Technology and CIO, and where he also serves as a senior consultant for academic technology. At Wisconsin, Alan has worked with faculty on integrating technology into their curricula and led the development of shared research
The following is the text of a message sent to the Harvard Community by HUIT.
Earlier this week, a security flaw dubbed “Heartbleed” was discovered in one of the most common security protocols on the Internet. I am writing to provide guidance on how to protect yourself from this flaw.
What is “Heartbleed?”
Heartbleed is not a virus, but a security flaw. It weakens or removes the privacy of information sent between a web browser and a web server. If this flaw were exploited, credentials such as usernames and passwords, private documents and messages
As many of you know, President Drew Faust convened the Electronic Communications Policy Task Force last year to recommend policies regarding electronic information that relies on Harvard’s network systems. This week, after nearly a year of deliberation and consultation, the task force issued its report and a