ITS News

Extended Roll-Out of Two-Factor Log-In to Microsoft 365

October 05, 2020

In the spirit of October being National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) would like to inform all students, faculty and staff of an extended roll-out of Two-Factor Log-In to Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) products.


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Teacher using AV Technology in Classroom
New AV Technology Brings Instruction From the Classroom to the Computer

September 28, 2020

With the start of the Fall 2020 semester, the University of Kentucky was faced with the challenging task of deciding what the new classroom norm would look like. Ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all members of the UK community has always been the university’s top priority, so a hybrid delivery method was decided to be the best option, given classroom limitations.

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ITS Honors Employees and Customers

September 18, 2020

University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) has recognized its employees who celebrated a milestone in years of service for the year 2019. The 30 ITS employees honored totaled over 600 years of service in ITS.


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ITS Phishing Newsletter | September 2020

September 16, 2020

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Installing Reliable Wi-Fi in the Face of COVID-19 Challenges

September 10, 2020

With the growing and ever-changing University of Kentucky landscape due to COVID-19, it is essential that technology must be there to support it.

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Federal Student Aid Office Warns of Phishing Emails

September 09, 2020

COVID-19 has brought with it many challenges and an increased reliability on technology to connect and communicate. Unfortunately, many hackers are taking advantage of this increased use in technology.

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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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