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How managing a university’s IT department can come with hidden adversity

How managing a university’s IT department can come with hidden adversity

Emory Davis, Photo Editor November 14, 2022

NKU has a small IT team that is mostly student and alumni-led, but it has been tasked with keeping 10,000 plus students and faculty satisfied despite little manpower and financial burdens. During the...

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

Board of Regents discuss Woodcrest closure, warning by state accreditation

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor January 16, 2020

NKU’s Board of Regents (BoR) had its first meeting of the semester on Jan. 15. BoR discussed curriculum changes, Woodcrest Apartments closure and updates on NKU’s accreditation. NKU placed under...

The JRG Cyber Threat Intelligence Laboratory located in Griffin Hall.

Cybersecurity: NKU symposium celebrates the tech that protects us

Natalie Hamren, News Editor October 10, 2018

For 15 years, October has been National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Various events and conferences happen throughout October to promote awareness for...

The server system on the third floor of Griffin Hall.

The dangers of Cyberspace & how you can protect yourself

Noelle Horn, Contributor October 4, 2018

One day while browsing the internet a pop-up appears on your screen. The pop-up says to be from Microsoft and claims that a virus been found on your computer and that if immediate actions are not taken...

NKU students Nathanael Long and Nick Mester and Allyson Frame (front) received cybersecurity scholarships as part of a partnership between US Bank and NKU.

US Bank, NKU partner for 3 cybersecurity scholarships

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor October 27, 2016

When describing the scope of his position at US Bank, Jason Witty sounded more like a meteorologist than a bank executive. “We have to think in terms of the chief information security officer being...

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