In recent weeks, the KU Information Technology Security Office (ITSO) has seen an increase in email attacks with impersonators trying to reroute employee paychecks. Other attacks try to convince recipients to bypass normal purchasing or financial processes.
So, you were awarded a grant to conduct research overseas, or you have decided to spend your junior year abroad. Congratulations!
Most of us assume the internet equipment from our internet service provider (ISP) is secured and safe to use. This is not always the case. Many ISP-provided routers come only with the most basic of protections installed.
Nearly 7 million digital records are stolen every day, according to IT security firm Gemalto. That’s about 300,000 per hour, or 81 every second. That means this month, hackers will steal roughly 217,000,000 records. Is your information safe?
It’s hot outside, and fewer people are braving the outdoors to work or study. So now is an optimal time for outdoor Jayhawk Wi-Fi to take a vacation as we upgrade our campus wireless network.
KU’s old Avaya campus phone system will be permanently turned off on July 1.
The University of Kansas is embarking on a journey to transform how students, visitors, faculty and staff connect with one another and the world while experiencing our campus. The Wireless First initiative will expand and enhance WiFi coverage on the Lawrence and Edwards campuses.
KU is embarking on an innovative Wireless First initiative to transform how faculty, staff, students and visitors on campus connect to each other and the world.
Our FY2018 IT Prioritization Plan was created by KU IT leadership and staff to align our efforts with the University’s mission and strategy. This plan will guide our decisions in directing efforts and allocating resources over the next 12-18 months.
Students, faculty and staff will lose access to most services and accounts—including email—210 days after they leave the University (see exceptions below).
May 3, 2017
If you received a message like the one below, DO NOT click any links or reply to the message.
April 26, 2017
KU Information Technology conducted our third self-phishing exercise today to raise awareness of IT security on campus and the dangers of phishing emails. KU IT conducted similar self-phishing exercises in October 2016 and in January this year.
KU's Blackboard resources website (blackboard.ku.edu) will soon be getting a new look and feel (see below). A new homepage and improved navigation will make it even easier to find the resources you need on Blackboard at KU.
February 3, 2017
July 26, 2017