July 28, 2017
In July, the University of Kentucky Institutional Research and Advanced Analytics (IRAA) team hosted the first annual Iron Viz competition. Iron Viz is a data visualization competition utilizing Tableau and modeled after Iron Chef, a television show on the Food Network.
July 11, 2017
Information Technology Services' (ITS) formed the Cloud Community of Practice (CCoP) to provide guidance, experiences, updates on University of Kentucky’s (UK) cloud strategy, education, presentations and opportunities to share information with the campus community.
July 05, 2017
University of Kentucky Institutional Research and Advanced Analytics (IRAA) hosts Open Lab sessions from 9-11 a.m.
June 29, 2017
University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) has announced new security features for email. New security and password features include image selection and password reset options via cell, email or reset questions.
June 29, 2017
In recent days, there has been a new global scale cyber-attack. The variant, known as Petya, is very similar to the WannaCry ransomware. Petya was first observed on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 and there have been reports of sectors in the United States - including financial, telecom, transportation, healthcare and energy - that have reported impacted operations due to Petya.
June 27, 2017
Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable) is the cable TV provider for many areas of the University of Kentucky (UK). In recent weeks, Spectrum has contacted several departments on campus with a message similar to the one below.
June 21, 2017
Lexington, KY (June XX, 2017) – Cyber security awareness and defense is a critical component of protecting your devices and personal information against phishing attacks. Over the past few months, University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) has distributed multiple notifications to students, faculty and staff regarding phishing attempts, spam, malware, ransomware and compromis
June 14, 2017
Several UK employees have received false emails regarding employee fiscal year 2017 salary allocation guidelines and merit increases. The email links to a very convincing website, that is not an University of Kentucky (UK) website (screenshot below).
June 09, 2017
At 5 p.m. on Friday, June 16, until Monday, June 19 at 7 a.m., Information Technology Services (ITS) will conduct necessary maintenance that will require SAP and all related systems (e.g., SAP, myUK, myUK Mobile, ProSAM, HANA, etc.) to be offline or have limited functionality.