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New wireless access points give UK HealthCare wireless boost

To guarantee the speed, reliability and security of the wireless network, UK Information Technology Services (UK ITS) has recently completed a significant upgrade to wireless access points (APs). 

During International Fraud Awareness Week, take these simple steps to prevent internet fraud

In honor of International Fraud Awareness week, University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (UK ITS) wants the University community to be aware of different types of internet fraud as well as simple steps anyone can take to protect online accounts. Practicing good cybersecurity habits can help prevent and deter internet fraud.  

CyberCon 2023 connects experts and the University Community to explore cybersecurity career paths, latest trends and threats

With more than 170 attendees, University of Kentucky Information Technology Services CyberCon conference brought together University of Kentucky students, faculty, and staff, and cybersecurity professionals, to discuss the latest trends in cybersecurity and potential career opportunities within the ever-growing field.

Keep your personal information secure with these cybersecurity tips

Can you remember the last time you updated your computer, passwords or backed up your work? It may be tough to keep track of all the latest cybersecurity practices, but UK Information Technology Services (UK ITS) has put together the latest tips to keep you and your data secure. Spending a little time making sure your personal data is safe can save you headaches, and even money, in the long run.  

Mozilla releases security advisories for multiple products

Mozilla has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Firefox ESR 115.4 and Firefox 119. A cyber threat actor could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

Why you should be using multifactor authentication for all your online accounts

Multi-factor authentication is a quick and simple way to add an extra layer of protection to confidential data. This additional step acts like an extra lock designed to protect accounts from hackers or a cybersecurity weakness. In some cases, MFA might require biometric verification like a fingerprint or facial scan.

First contact and impersonation anti-phishing safety tips launched

UK ITS has launched a new feature in Outlook intended to help students, faculty, and staff potentially spot phishing attacks.

How oversharing on social media could put your personal information at risk

We don’t often think twice about sharing information on social media. It’s common to post about major milestones like accepting a new job, moving or sharing vacation and birthday photos.  

Cybersecurity Notification: Text Impersonation Attacks

UK Information Technology Services (UK ITS) would like to inform students, faculty and staff of scams including texts that appear to come from University executives or employees.

How using a password manager saves time and keeps your personal data secure

When thinking about all your online accounts, do you know how many of those have payment information stored or contain sensitive information like a summary from a doctor’s visit? Using online accounts allows us to pay bills, transfer money and even schedule upcoming medical appointments quickly and easily.