December 10, 2018
Information Technology Services (ITS) and HealthCare IT will be enabling Data Loss Prevention (DLP) in Office 365 on Monday, January 7. DLP is a feature that will auto-encrypt certain email messages based on the information contained within the message. If a message is sent to a recipient outside of the University of Kentucky email system and contains what is recognized as confidential data,
December 10, 2018
Several UK employees have received false emails notifying the customer of a job opening. The email includes a link, and if clicked, it may request Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or download malware to your machine. Malware includes viruses with malicious intent.
December 03, 2018
Beginning 10am on Thursday, December 27 through 6am on Sunday, December 30, Information Technology Services (ITS) will be conducting technical maintenance on the inetowrk that will require systems to have limited functionality.
November 29, 2018
This morning, the University of Kentucky became aware that some Dell Premier accounts may have been compromised (e.g., username, password, and password reset questions, personal data, etc.). Dell has locked customer accounts, as a safety precaution, and those affected will be required to reset their log-in credentials in order to obtain access to Dell Premier.
November 20, 2018
It is now easier than ever to report suspicious email you may receive to your Inbox. If you are using Microsoft Outlook, you have the capability to use the Report Message button, available in both the Outlook client and on the web.
November 07, 2018
The Media Depot participated in the Curiosity Matters event on Tuesday, November 6, with an interactive virtual reality exhibit. The exhibit allowed participants to step into another dimension to interact with a virtual setting and objects. A video of the exhibit is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ary
November 05, 2018
Recently, Information Technology Services (ITS) has been made aware of an increase in cybersecurity threats, known as Whalephishing and Phishing Extortion.
October 29, 2018
Phishing, known to hackers as the “oldest trick in the book,” is defined as the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. The information is then often used for malicious reasons.You may think that it’ll never happen to you because you never click on unknown links
October 19, 2018
How do you access your student account, social media or bank account? With passwords.
October 11, 2018
The University has changed from a multiple MATLAB license model to a new Total Academic Headcount (TAH) license. This new TAH license will benefit all UK MATLAB users. Advantages of this new license model are: