ITS News

Friskney Featured in TechRepublic Article

October 16, 2017

University of Kentucky Information Technology Services CTO, Doyle Friskney, was featured by TechRepublic on August 24th. Friskey discussed BYOD ("bring your own device") and other technology topics that have helped aid in UK student success. The interview focused on the active learning classrooms across campus, allowing for student collaboration and technology utilization.

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Demystifying Cyber Security Acronyms and Terms

October 13, 2017

University of Kentucky Information Technology Services is providing tips and advice throughout Cyber Security Awareness Month. Below is the second in a series of stories, focused on terms to know.

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Friskney Featured in New TechRepublic Video

October 12, 2017

CTO, Doyle Friskney, was recently featured in a new video by TechRepublic. Friskey discussed BYOD ("bring your own device") and other technology topics that have helped aid in UK student success. Watch here.

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Analytics Open Lab Features Tableau Tips

October 12, 2017

University of Kentucky (UK) Institutional Research and Advanced Analytics (IRAA)hosts open lab sessions from 9-11 a.m. on the first and third Friday of each month. Sessions are open to all students, faculty, and staff.

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What You Want to Know Wednesdays | Online Course Development

October 11, 2017

The Information Technology Services (ITS) Learning Management and Distance Learning teams have organized What You Want to Know Wednesdays (WYWTKW).

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Tableau Open Lab Utilized for College Incentive Funds (CIFs)

October 09, 2017

University of Kentucky (UK) Institutional Research and Advanced Analytics (IRAA) hosts open lab sessions from 9-11 a.m. on the first and third Friday of each month. Sessions are open to all students, faculty, and staff.

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Cyber Security Awareness Month: Social Engineering & Protecting Your Identity

October 06, 2017

Social engineering is the process of retrieving/obtaining Personally Identifiable Information (PII) for fraudulent means, typically through manipulation (e.g., phishing, spear phishing). Social engineering attacks have existed for over a decade during which time a large industry centered on PII theft has thrived.

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Open House Offered for Faculty & Academic Staff

October 05, 2017

Academic Technologies & Faculty Engagement co-hosted its third annual Faculty Open House with The Center for Enhancement of Learning & Teaching (CELT) on Thursday, September 28th at King Science Library.

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Cloud Community of Practice: Cloud "Show and Tell"

October 04, 2017

Information Technology Services (ITS) recently hosted its fourth Cloud Community of Practice (CCoP). With four featured presenters, this session served as a cloud “show and tell” for members of the UK community. The next Cloud Community of Practice meeting will be Thursday, October 19th from 10:00am-11:30am in the Marksbury Theater, featuring guests from Amazon.

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Update for Outlook and Office 365 Customers

October 03, 2017

Effective October 31, Microsoft is making a change to the way Outlook connects to Office 365.  To prepare for this change, Windows customers who utilize Outlook 2010, 2013, or 2016 must update to the latest patch level. If you are still utilizing Outlook 2007, you must upgrade to a newer version as it will not be supported after October 31. Mac systems will not be impacted by this change.

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