As you may have seen in the news, a major vulnerability named Log4Shell was found in a foundational Java library, which has had a critical impact on tech giants such as Microsoft, Apple, Twitter, and more.
KU is introducing Ally, a new solution to help instructors and website owners make their content more accessible and flexible. Ally works in two ways:
KU is introducing flexibility in accessibility requirements as site administrators work to migrate their websites to KU CMS Sunflower (Drupal 9). As an institution, we remain committed to making all content accessible.
KU has embarked on a multi-year journey to enhance how Jayhawks teach and learn by migrating our campuswide learning management system from Blackboard to Canvas.
The KU IT Security Office has activated a powerful tool to help you secure your email and KU at large: the “Report Message” button (see below).
Microsoft is changing the location where Microsoft Teams meeting recordings are stored. After Dec. 21, recordings of your Microsoft Teams meetings will be stored in OneDrive for Business or Sharepoint. Recordings were previously stored in Microsoft Stream.
Criminals are targeting remote workers with fake emails about returning to work, according to the KU IT Security Office (ITSO). While KU doesn’t appear to have been targeted yet, it is possible that KU faculty or staff may receive these emails in the future.
In March, I sent an email alerting the KU community that criminals were using the COVID-19 pandemic to send phishing messages, dangerous attachments and links to malicious websites.
The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has noticed a rise in COVID-19 (coronavirus)-related cyber scams.