ITS News

Phishing Scam: Outlook Web App 2017 Migration

September 08, 2017

Overnight and this morning, many UK employees have received false emails regarding an Outlook Web App 2017 migration. The email has the words “ITS Help-desk” in the subject line and links to a website that is not a University of Kentucky website. Please be assured that this is a phishing scam, and UK will never communicate in the format below:

 

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Zoom Video Conferencing & Training Now Available to All UK Students & Faculty

September 05, 2017

Zoom is a web-based platform for video and audio conferencing, mobile collaboration, and online meetings. Zoom is compatible with MacOS, Windows, iOS, and Android devices.

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Qualtrics-Tableau Data Connector is Now Available

August 31, 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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Student Copyright Compliance Notice

August 30, 2017

Penalties for copyright law violations can include actions ranging from termination of computer and internet privileges to civil and criminal penalties.  Some University of Kentucky students are already facing consequences for their violations this semester.

 

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New Faculty Feature from Barnes & Noble College Available in Canvas

August 30, 2017

Faculty will now find new options in their Canvas menu to help students navigate the textbook-buying process, allowing them to access all of the features of the UK Bookstore directly through their Canvas profile.

 

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Google Rep Shared Cloud Knowledge on Campus

August 29, 2017

Information Technology Services (ITS) recently hosted its third Cloud Community of Practice (CCoP). Jesus Trujillo Gomez, Account Executive for Google Cloud Platform, gave a presentation about Google’s support for higher education, highlighting its technology, research, and teaching resources.

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Echo360 Updates to Cloud-based Software

August 28, 2017

Information Technology Services (ITS) has updated all Echo classrooms with the latest software from Echo360.

Unsure of how to use this cloud-based software? It’s easy. Find the silver lining by signing up for vendor-delivered webinars, which may be of interest to the students, faculty, and staff at UK.

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Orthodox Financial Loan Firm - Phishing Scam Alert

August 24, 2017

Today, many UK employees have received false emails regarding loan offers. The email refers to the Orthodox Financial Loan Firm and links to a website that is not a University of Kentucky website. Please be assured that this is a phishing scam, and UK will never communicate in the format below:

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Beware: “EMERGENCY” Phishing Scam

August 21, 2017

Several UK employees have received false emails regarding restriction of email access.  The email links to a website that is not a University of Kentucky website.  Please be assured that this is a phishing scam, and UK will never communicate in the format below:

 

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Draft Information Technology Strategic Plan Available for Review

August 15, 2017

The University of Kentucky’s draft information technology strategic plan is now available for university-wide review and comment through Monday, Oct. 2. The draft plan is designed to enable UK to continue in the creative use, application and provisioning of IT in support of the university’s strategic plan.     

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