• Thu. 3/26 @ 11am

    FRS is a legacy financial system that has been replaced with Workday Financials. The FRS application will be retired by the end of May, 2015. When this happens, FRS, Web Ledgers, and Web Requisitions (Web Reqs) will no longer be available. Legacy financial data from this application will be available through the Cognos reporting tool.

  • Sat. 3/14 @ 2pm

    We're excited to launch a new look. Some of our goals in this redesign were:

  • 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.