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Recent News

04/21/2021 UCOP Security Incident: News, FAQs, and Resources
04/14/2021 Protect Your Identity Workshops
04/06/2021 Data Security Incident Update: Frequently Asked Questions
03/31/2021 Cybersecurity Incident Under Investigation
03/04/2021 Protecting Your Digital Self Webinar Series on March 5, 2021
03/03/2021 Inaugural UCSB IT Internship Provides Undergraduates with Hands-On Experience
02/25/2021 Sautter Award for Innovation in IT Now Accepting Applications
02/18/2021 Web Accessibility Workshop on February 25
02/17/2021 Google Drive Changes
01/29/2021 Phishing, Ransomware Threats Remain Despite Emotet & Netwalker Takedowns
01/26/2021 Data Privacy and You
01/25/2021 Internships Offer Experience, Prepare Undergrads for Information Technology Careers
01/21/2021 Social Media Workshop on January 27, 2021, via Zoom
01/15/2021 Enable Zoom Live Transcription Feature
01/13/2021 Beware of Potential Tax Fraud, Identity Theft
01/08/2021 ETS, DFSS Collaborate to Reduce User Workload in Managing Campus Utilities
01/06/2021 Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for IT & CIO
12/17/2020 ETS 2019-20 Annual Report Now Available
11/20/2020 The Current: Multi-factor Authentication Q&A
11/18/2020 Final Reminder: UCSB Moves to Google Chat November 30, 2020
11/12/2020 The Current: California COVID Notify
10/23/2020 Increased Cyber Threats Around the Election and Beyond
10/14/2020 Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Enabled for All UCSB UCPath Users on December 3, 2020
10/13/2020 The Current: Cybersecurity in a Pandemic
10/06/2020 Reminder: UCSB Moves to Google Chat on November 30, 2020
10/02/2020 UCSB DocuSign Updates: October 1, 2020
10/01/2020 Kicking Off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
09/24/2020 Update to Recent Zoom Announcement, New Info Page at
09/18/2020 Zoom Now Messaging Owners of Public Meetings Linked on Social Media
09/17/2020 Upcoming Zoom Changes in September
09/16/2020 The Current: Collaboration, Empowering, and Learning
09/11/2020 Checklist: Prepare for SCE Planned Power Outage, September 19-20, 2020
09/11/2020 The Current: Zoom Backup Plan
09/08/2020 Zoom Update: Meetings Require Passcode or Waiting Room Setup on September 27
08/18/2020 SCE Planned Power Outage Coordination, September 19-20, 2020
08/17/2020 Latest G Suite Update Features Integrated Experience for Web and Android
08/11/2020 Deadline to Request Multi-Year SSL Certificates is August 18, 2020
07/17/2020 G Suite's Latest Update Integrates Apps in Workspace
07/15/2020 Scammers Exploiting COVID-19 Contact Tracing Programs
07/14/2020 UCSB Moves to Hangouts Chat November 30, 2020
06/08/2020 Upcoming G Suite Updates
06/01/2020 IAM System Creates Option to Add Pronouns in Signatures
05/29/2020 Talk to People Outside of Your Domain in Google Chat
05/29/2020 The Current: Keeping On
05/26/2020 UCSB Builds Machine Learning Tool to Measure Chemical Impact
05/19/2020 Multi-factor Authentication for Privileged Accounts
05/18/2020 UCSB Ransomware Readiness Plan
05/06/2020 UPDATE: Core Router Replacement Project Begins May 19
04/27/2020 COVID-19 IT Response
04/23/2020 Pulse Secure VPN Client Automatic Upgrades on April 24
04/23/2020 ETS Network & Communications Services Server Maintenance on April 27
04/16/2020 Wireless Upgrade Project Completed for General Assignment Classrooms of 100+ Seats
04/15/2020 UPDATE: IT @ UCSB Remote Work Photo Challenge
04/10/2020 Beware of COVID-19-Related Phishing Emails
04/06/2020 Avoid and Report Zoombombing
04/03/2020 Flexible Work Arrangements: Best Practices, Tips, & Tools for Employees, Managers, and Departments
04/02/2020 Prevent Outsiders from 'Zoom Bombing' Your Meeting
03/18/2020 Tax Fraud & Fraud Related to COVID-19
03/17/2020 Vulnerability Management in the Time of Increasing Remote Work
03/11/2020 Electronic Signature Statement of Support
03/06/2020 Intern for UCSB IT!
03/05/2020 Invitation: IT Connections Winter 2020
03/04/2020 Changes to Apple Safari Web Browser SSL Certificate Policy
03/02/2020 Updates in Identity Self-Service and Helpdesk Systems
02/28/2020 New Login Screen to Access Campus Resources
02/26/2020 UC CIOs Endorse Alternative Work Arrangements
02/19/2020 New Computer Lab & Styrofoam Recycling at Bren School
02/13/2020 New Campus Radio System Install Begins February 16
02/11/2020 ETS Video Security Camera Survey
02/10/2020 Class Code API
02/05/2020 GitHub Now Available for Campus IT
02/04/2020 Commserv Website Offline Today at 2:45 p.m.
02/03/2020 Coming Soon: Kronos Web-Based Training
01/14/2020 HP SSD Failure at 32,768 Hours of Use

Upcoming Events




Previous Events

01/14/2021 ETS All-Hands Quarterly Meeting
10/09/2020 ETS All-Hands Quarterly Meeting
07/23/2020 ETS All-Hands Quarterly Meeting
06/17/2020 UCSB Campus Cloud Presentation Recording Online 

CISO Office Hour Webinar: Information Assurance and Security

See recording link


04/09/2020 ETS All Hands Meeting: Liberate the Data, Data Warehouse, and Campus Cloud
01/29/2020 ETS Winter 2020 All Hands  Video Recording
01/29/2020 IS-3 Campus IT Discussion Video Recording
12/02/2019 FERPA Training sponsored by Women in Technology (WIT) Video Recording & Presentation
11/20/2019 The First Woman Man: Gender Labels & Workplace Expectations Video Recording & Presentation
10/25/2019 ETS Fall 2019 All Hands Video Recording
09/11/2019 IT Strategy Presentation
08/28/2019 IT Foundations II Video Recording & Presentation
05/06/2019 IT Connections Spring 2019 Video Recording
04/12/2018 ETS Spring 2018 All Hands Video Recording
12/18/2017 IT Forum (Winter 2017) Video Recording
06/27/2017 IT Forum (Summer 2017) Video Recording
06/17/2016 June 2016 Systems Speak Information Session (Timekeeping Guidelines) Video Recording
06/02/2016 IT Forum (Spring 2016)

Video Recording


Cyber Security Presentations and Videos

Cyber Security: Dr. Giovanni Vigna, PhD - "Understanding the Threat: Malicious Software, Malicious Actors, and the Promise of Artificial Intelligence." Dr. Vigna discusses how Artificial Intelligence is used in security and what are the (little understood) pitfalls of adversarial machine learning.