Cyber Safe Cats

Cybersecurity is something that we all have a responsibility to contribute to. Whether it's staying informed, using the best tools, or sharing information with colleagues-- we can all take steps to ensure the safety of our University data and systems. This site is meant to provide you with the information you need to be  #CyberSafeCats at UK.

For more information on the Cybersecurity Team within ITS, visit the Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, & Policy page. Questions or concerns can be emailed to cybersecurity@uky.edu.

Cybersecurity Tools

Learn more about tools used at UK to protect our University data and systems.

Two-Factor Log-In

Two-Factor Log-In adds an extra-layer of protection to your data and personal information!
Learn more at www.uky.edu/its/ItTakes2

 

Learn More

Explore resources below to get educated on cybersecurity!

Phishing

Training in myUK Learning (Faculty & Staff)

The following three courses are available and recommended for eligible staff:

  • MOD104: Email, Phishing, and Messaging (~5 minutes)
  • MOD110: Data Security (~5 minutes)
  • MOD144: Personally Identifiable Information (~5 minutes)

See instructions on how to take the access these trainings in How do I access cybersecurity courses in myUK Learning? in the Tech Help Center.

Best Practices While Traveling Internationally

WATCH: Keeping Your Data Safe While Traveling Abroad

Read more tips at the International Center's technology page here.

 

Other Resources

Policies

UK has policies in place to make sure we are all held to cybersecurity standards. 

Passphrase Policy

Keep your passphrase for a year after enrolling in Two-Factor Log-In!
*UK HealthCare Faculty, Staff, & Students are not eligible for the 365 day passphrase at this time.

Copyright Compliance

It's Not Rocket Science. Don't Steal Digital Content!

Administrative Regulations

Administrative Regulations are policies adopted by the President to implement the Governing Regulations and provide for the general administration and oversight of the University. Chapter 10 addresses Information Technology.

IT Policies