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Information Technology Services (ITS) is currently experiencing technical issues affecting online campus maps. This includes maps featured on maps.uky.edu and in the myUK mobile app.

 

ITS will post updates, as they become available on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/ITS_UKY 

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact ITS Customer Services at 859-218-HELP (4357).



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.

 

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Every day ITS will be sharing cybersecurity tips on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages. Please share with your friends!

Upcoming events:

  • Every Thursday in October from 1pm - 3pm ITS will be tabling in the Student Center. Come play trivia for a chance to win some UK apparel or take some swag!
  • CyberSafety and CyberSecurity:  Staying Safe in Our Connected World - Oct. 22 at 9am - Register here

Types of Threats

Phishing

  • Visit our Phishing page for more information on phishing and examples we've seen at UK.

Job Scams

Many scammers try to trick you with messages to apply for jobs. These can often result in identity theft or loss of money. Some of these include:

  • Fake Check Scams - someone you don’t know sends you a check and asks for money back. More information
  • Work from Home Job Scams - Several types of job offers to trick you into losing money. More information & examples
  • Gift Card Scams - scammers posing as businesses asking for payment or a "donation" with a gift card. More information

Applying for a job on Handshake? Review these safety tips for job searches at Safety: Best Practices for Job Searches

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! Visit the Tech Help Center for all related information at Two-Factor Log-In Article Listing.

Malwarebytes For Students

Malwarebytes is a software used to protect against malware, ransomware, and more. Visit Malwarebytes For Student Computers.

Videos & Training

Explore resources below to learn more about cybersecurity!

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.

WATCH: Cybersecurity Best Practices

WATCH: Data Security

WATCH: Personally Identifiable Information

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. Please see the Policies, Recommendations, & Standards page in the Tech Help Center for a list of IT policies at UK.