• Thu. 3/12 @ 11am

    The Information Security Group has postponed the screening of the documentary "The Internet's Own Boy", originally scheduled on April 14, until later in the year. Look for an announcement of the new date and time early this fall.

  • Tue. 3/10 @ 7pm

    Philo just got better.

    Based on your feedback, Philo has been redesigned to give you a more intuitive and streamlined TV experience. Here’s what’s new: 

  • Tue. 3/3 @ 8pm

    We're happy to announce that Filemaker is now available for Brown students, and we additional licensing which makes it easier for faculty and staff to download immediately instead of having to submit a request as was previously necessary.

    Filemaker Pro 13Filemaker is a popular and powerful database software.

  • Thu. 2/26 @ 2pm

    As always, we recommend following the links to confirm the time and date in case anything changes. If we missed something, tweet us @ITatBrown or email

  • Tue. 2/17 @ 5pm

    It is the fourth week of the Spring semester and it feels like we are just starting. This winter has been especially disruptive for teaching. Two snow days; some of us had to cancel class as you could not travel; some of us braved the storm but had to contend with less than usual attendance.

  • Sat. 1/24 @ 4pm

    CIS has been notifying individuals who need to update their Brown passwords. This is to ensure all Brown accounts meet the new, stricter password requirements.


  • Tue. 1/20 @ 4pm

    As Brown prepares to participate and celebrate in International Data Privacy Month, I’d like to briefly write about one of the hot buzzwords of 2014: privacy. I could make this memo private by writing it, saving it, encrypting it and not telling anyone about it.  But some things are meant to be shared, and this is one of them.

  • Tue. 1/20 @ 1pm

    Here is the latest issue of Secure IT! We invite you to peruse this issue and send us ideas for future ones.

  • Thu. 1/15 @ 10am

    ISG invites you to a month-long focus on privacy this February, starting with the screening of The Human Face of Big Data on 2/4. Other events include the Brown Bag The Evolution of Privacy & Why It Matters to You, and a showing of the documentary Rise of the Hackers. Complete details can be found at

  • Tue. 1/6 @ 10am

    Happy 2015! Here are some tech resolutions to give your new year a good start. 

    1. Change your passwords, especially your Brown password, as we are in the midst of a password change campaign! Not sure where to start? Afraid you'll forget a complex password? We have some great tips at