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Cybersecurity Webinar: Protecting Yourself & UK at Home & Abroad

Join FBI Supervisory Special Agent Stephen Oakes on Monday, October 17 at 3pm as he talks about how you can protect yourself and the University at home and when traveling internationally. This session will be hosted live via Teams.

Adobe Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products

Adobe has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe software. An attacker can exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

Microsoft Releases October 2022 Security Updates

Microsoft has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. An attacker can exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

Bringing Cybersecurity Awareness Month to UK

The month of October is nationally recognized as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. UK Information Technology Services (UK ITS) wants to invite the UK community to learn more about cybersecurity best practices and current topics in the industry.  

Cybersecurity Digital Scavenger Hunt

Follow the clues to find the answers in our Cybersecurity Digital Scavenger Hunt! Enter the correct answers to win a UK hat!

Tabletop Gaming: Backdoors & Breaches

Every Thursday in October from noon - 2pm in The Cornerstone, join members of the UK Cybersecurity team to play cybersecurity table top game Backdoors & Breaches.

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 CyberCon 2022

UK Information Technology Services (UK ITS) will be hosting the first UK CyberCon event on Thursday, October 27 from 3:30pm - 7:30 pm at The Cornerstone as a part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. All UK students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend!

Apple Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products

Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected device. CISA encourages users and administrators to review the Apple security updates page for the following products and apply the necessary updates as soon as possible: