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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). 

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.  

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.

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.  

University of Kentucky Information Technology Services Announces Simple Steps Everyone Can Take During Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Lexington, KY—To kick off Cybersecurity Awareness Month, University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (UK ITS) will release vital information, tips, trainings and conclude the month with CyberCon 2023 — sponsored by Splunk, Duo and Cisco.  All UK students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the free one-day event.  

University of Kentucky Information Technology Services Announces CyberCon 2023

October is Cybersecurity awareness month, and University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (UK ITS) invites students, faculty, and staff to attend CyberCon 2023.

UK’s First Esports Camp Shows Kids Gaming Strategies and Career Path Possibilities

For the first time, University of Kentucky Smart Campus hosted summer camp sessions aimed at teaching kids about the ever-growing world of Esports and what a career in gaming might look like.