No more counting down the days and hours (we know, we know, it was eagerly anticipated) until changes are finally made to the Harvard PIN system login screen, because the much-anticipated date of September 22 is finally almost here. Or so we thought.
According to experts in cyber security, there may be nothing that Harvard and institutions like it can do to fully protect themselves from future attacks from hackers.
The hack coincided with a busy day for the IOP: the release of its biannual millennial poll.
HUIT issued an alert on its website about the outages, which it said began at 10:30 a.m., at around 11 a.m. Friday.
The Harvard Computer Society—the five-person group that manages more than 7,000 student mailing lists—is finalizing a transition from on-campus servers to the cloud.
University Chief Information Officer Anne Margulies detailed the decision to employees in an email last Wednesday and also spoke to TPS employees in person.
The creation of this student system is one of the first steps of a larger effort to centralize existing web systems and make it easier to pay bills, submit study cards, and register online.
A team of Harvard IT staff tasked by the Registrar’s Office to develop the Student Information System, a new online platform for course planning and registration slated to launch for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in the fall of 2015, has been meeting with students and faculty members to explain its vision for the system and gain feedback from future users.
Canvas, a web interface currently piloted by dozens of Harvard courses, will replace iSites as the University’s platform for course websites by the 2016-17 academic year.
No more all-nighters in the windowless concrete of the Science Center's computer lab just because your computer died.
A team of hackers protesting the state of modern higher education has released data mined from the servers of Harvard and at least 100 other major universities.
Students logging onto their my.harvard accounts will soon be greeted with a new but familiar sight.