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"If I helped make their time here as stress free as possible, even if it was only through technology, it’s a proud feeling."

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"The Arboretum’s internet speed went from 3 MBS to 1,000 MBS—yes, those numbers are correct!"

ITS News

Top 5 Job Scams: Tips to Recognize and Avoid These Career Traps

In honor of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, UK Information Technology Services (ITS) would like to inform students on common job scams circling the internet. While COVID-19 had many unexpected impacts on the American populace, one of the most prevalent is the way it shifted the way we view work. In today's market, working from home has become an attractive concept. Unfortunately, hackers are also taking advantage of this trend, resulting in a surge of employment frauds of people seeking your financial or personal information.

Nelnet loan service data breach: What you should know

A student loan servicing technology, Nelnet Servicing, reported a data breach exposing personal information of students with loans from Oklahoma Student Loan Authority (OSLA) and EdFinancial. While this breach is not involved with any University of Kentucky systems, UK Information Technology Services (UK ITS) would like to make students aware of the potential implications of this breach.  What happened? 

UK to Extend KyRON to Cincinnati, Increasing Research Collaboration

The University of Kentucky, in partnership with the KY Council on Post-Secondary Education (CPE), operates the KY Regional Optical Network (KyRON).  KyRON is a research network connecting higher education institutions, shared regional data centers, and Internet2 (largest and fastest, coast-to-coast research and education infrastructure).  A critical resource for institutions all over the state, CPE reached an agreement that will double the capacity of KyRON, through a second 100G network peering with Internet2 in Cincinnati, OH.