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George Insko
Insko Interviews About Keeping Students Safe Online

September 08, 2020

The internet is literally at your kids' fingertips, and with so many students learning online because of the COVID-19 pandemic, they have constant access throughout the day.

To make sure children stay safe, the University of Kentucky’s Director of Cybersecurity George Insko says the most important step is having an open conversation.

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As Skype for Business Phases Out at UK, Learn More About Microsoft Teams in ITS Open Lab Events

September 01, 2020

On Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 1 p.m., University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) will be hosting a Microsoft Teams Open Lab event via Teams. This event will be the first in a monthly series where students, faculty and staff can join to learn more about Teams and ask questions.

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ITS Phishing Alert | This Message is For You

August 31, 2020

Information Technology Services (ITS) has been made aware of an email scam where the sender asks you to apply for a job opening. This scam attempts to convince the recipient to email for more information and then may ask for personal information.

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Gen.G Foundation Launches $1M Commitment For Students in Esports, With a Scholarship Reserved for UK Student

August 27, 2020

Global esports organization Gen.G today announced a $1 million commitment to developing the next-generation of leaders in the gaming industry, with the University of Kentucky as a foundation partner. Gen.G has pledged to commit $100,000 annually for 10 years through the establishment of the Gen.G Foundation. 

 

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George Inkso
George Insko on Cyber Safety While Students Learn Online

August 20, 2020

With so many students of all ages taking online classes, cyber security experts are raising red flags about the potential for hackers and malicious online actors targeting kids.

 

We found some simple things you can do to protect your kids and computer.

 

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George Insko
George Insko Interviewed About Online Dating Safety

August 17, 2020

University of Kentucky Director of Cybersecurity, George Insko, tells LEX 18 how people can better protect themselves while talking to someone on a dating app.

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Tyler Gayheart
Tyler Gayheart speaks with Lex18 about daily screenings

August 17, 2020

Beginning Monday, any student or faculty member who uses a campus facility at the University of Kentucky this fall is asked to fill out an online COVID-19 screening survey the day they plan to be on campus.

 

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ITS Phishing Newsletter | August 2020

August 14, 2020

 

 

 

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Cell Phone Numbers Needed in Account Manager for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

August 14, 2020

University of Kentucky Health Corps is asking all students, faculty and staff to enter a personal cell phone number into Account Manager (https://ukam.uky.edu) to provide a reliable contact method for COVID-19 notifications — including testing, exposure and daily screenings.

 

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The University of Kentucky Has a Tech-Forward Reopening Plan

August 11, 2020

Last spring, COVID-19 forced millions of college students to immediately leave campus. Ever since, school administrators have been working to adopt virtual learning while determining when and how to resume activities on campus.

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