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Two-Factor Log-In
Two-Factor Log-In Enrollment Needed By July 17

April 15, 2019

Two-Factor Log-In will be required for University of Kentucky faculty and staff logging in to myUK beginning July 17, 2019. Two-Factor Log-In provides an additional method of verifying your identity when logging into myUK. It requires two things: something you have (your phone or mobile device) and something you know (your password). 

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ITS Notification: Email Account Update Phishing Alert

April 09, 2019

Information Technology Services (ITS) has been made aware of an email scam where the sender asks for you to fill out a form using a link. This scam attempts to convince the recipient to click the malicious link.  The phishing email has used a compromised uky.edu.  Example:

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Planned Technical Maintenance: Internet Access & Phone Service Outage

April 03, 2019

Information Technology Services (ITS) will be conducting technical maintenance that will require systems to be offline or have limited functionality this evening in various locations across campus.

 

Services Impacted:  Wireless Internet, Wired Internet, & Phone Services

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ITS Alert
Firewall Replacement Impact

March 05, 2019

ITS is making some important cybersecurity changes by investing in a next-generation firewall to provide more protection against incoming network traffic threats.  The new firewall will be more robust, scalable, geographically diverse, enabling ITS to enhance UK’s security posture, and grow as our network community grows.

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Take Advantage of EDUCAUSE Resources

March 05, 2019

The University of Kentucky is a member of EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit association that helps higher education professionals solve cross-organization challenges through the efficient and effective use of technology.  Faculty & staff can take advantage of membership benefits at no cost.  

 

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ITS Notification | New Virtual Private Network (VPN) Usage Requirement 

March 04, 2019

Starting Friday, May 17, customers will be required to use the Virtual Private Network (VPN) to remotely connect to their desktop workstations or UK hosted servers from off campus.  For step-by-step instructions click 

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ITS Alert
Microsoft Skype for Business & Teams Outages

February 18, 2019

Microsoft Skype for Business is currently experiencing an outage across the University of Kentucky (UK). Customers may experience difficulties connecting to Microsoft Skype. UK Information Technology Services (ITS) is currently working to resolve the issue. 

 

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ITS Alert
Planned Technical Maintenance: Internet Outage

February 14, 2019

On Sunday, March 10, 1:30 – 4 am, Information Technology Services (ITS) will be conducting technical maintenance on the firewall system that will require an outage to internet connectivity for all campus and HealthCare.  Connectivity to systems and services located outside of the University will be impacted (see list belo

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ITS Alert
Planned Technical Maintenance: Internet Outage Rescheduled to March 10, 2019

January 31, 2019

On Sunday, March 10, 1:30 – 4 am, Information Technology Services (ITS) will be conducting technical maintenance on the firewall system that will require an outage to internet connectivity for all campus and HealthCare. Remote access and VPN traffic will be available. Click 

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Phishing
UK Leadership Continue to Be Impersonated

January 31, 2019

Information Technology Services (ITS) has been made aware of another email scam where the sender is attempting to impersonate someone at the University.

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