ITS News

New MATLAB License Model

October 11, 2018

The University has changed from a multiple MATLAB license model to a new Total Academic Headcount (TAH) license.  This new TAH license will benefit all UK MATLAB users.  Advantages of this new license model are:

 

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Copyright Compliance for Students

October 03, 2018

Copyright laws are how protections are provided for intellectual property – whether it involves a textbook published by a professor or an artist’s creation of popular music.

They are an important part of ensuring that creative and intellectual property is protected and can be enjoyed by everyone.

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The Download - October 2018

October 02, 2018

Enable Two-Factor Log-In

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Phishing Warning: Office 365 Account Termination

September 19, 2018

Recently, Information Technology Services (ITS) has been made aware of a new Office 365 Account Termination scam. This scam consists of a customer receiving an email notifying them that they have requested to have their email terminated, and the process has begun, including a link to click to cancel the termination.

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Microsoft Office 365 Deprecation of TLS 1.0 & 1.1 to Impact Office 365 and Skype for Business

September 18, 2018

As of October 31, 2018, Microsoft Office 365 will no longer support Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.0 and 1.1, due to known security vulnerabilities.  This will require customers with older versions to update Outlook and Skype for Business on their devices to ensure uninterrupted access connecting to Office 365.  This will include on and off-campus devices where Office 365 and Skype f

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Phishing Warning: “Account Termination”

September 07, 2018

Several UK employees have received false emails notifying the customer that they have recently made a request to terminate their Office365 email. The email includes a link, and if clicked, it may download malware to your machine. Malware includes viruses with malicious intent.

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Phishing Warning: “Alert ; Uky Notice”

September 05, 2018

Several UK employees have received false emails notifying the customer that their email account has exceeded its quota limit. The email includes a link, and if clicked, it may download malware to your machine. Malware includes viruses with malicious intent.

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Microsoft Azure & Office 365 | Intermittent Outage

September 04, 2018

Microsoft Azure and Office 365 are currently experiencing an intermittent outage across their customer base, including the University of Kentucky (UK). Customers may experience difficulties connecting/authenticating to Azure and Office 365.

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AWS Educate/AWS Immersion 2-Day Event at UK | September 20th - 21st, 2018

August 30, 2018

Amazon Web Services (AWS) will host a two-day event at the University of Kentucky's (UK) Lexington campus, as part of the Cloud Community of Practice (CCoP). The full schedule of sessions is listed below.

 

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ITS Alert | Office 365 “PhishPoint” Phishing Scam

August 15, 2018

Recently, Information Technology Services (ITS) has been made aware of a new Office 365 phishing scam, “PhishPoint.” This scam consists of a customer receiving what appears to be a standard email linking to a SharePoint document. Once the link is clicked, the customer is taken to a standard SharePoint file, including a standard access request to OneDrive.

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