There is always something happening within the world of IT at UC Santa Barbara. Stay up to date on the latest news and recent presentations or follow our social media channels and learn more about what's happening around campus.

Recent News

01/14/2020 HP SSD Failure at 32,768 Hours of Use
12/17/2019 Lot 11 Closure Saturday, December 21, 2019
12/16/2019 ETS FY 2018-2019 Annual Report
11/27/2019 UCSB IT Holiday Hours
11/25/2019 ETS Annual Holiday Party!
11/04/2019 AWS Technical Essentials Training
10/28/2019 Women in Technology FERPA Training
10/25/2019 Critical and High-Severity Chrome and Firefox CVEs
10/24/2019 The Changing Face of Cyber Security
10/23/2019 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: The Importance of Webcam Security
10/22/2019 Communications Toolkit &
10/17/2019 Upcoming On-Campus AWS Event: Managed Databases on AWS
10/10/2019 IT Connections Fall 2019: Mission-Focused IT - IT in Teaching and Learning
10/04/2019 Splunk Search Party - October 18 - RSVP now!
10/03/2019 October National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
10/01/2019 Pronoun Functionality Added to Campus Systems
09/30/2019 Kronos Electronic Timekeeping Outage for Upgrade
09/30/2019 Cyber Security Tip: Social Engineering
09/12/2019 IT Strategy: Mission-Focused Information Technology Meeting
09/11/2019 IT Foundations Sets the Stage for Learning, Development, & Collaboration
09/09/2019 Checklist: Prepare for September 14-15 Power Outage
09/06/2019 Advisory: Multiple Risk PHP Vulnerabilities 
08/29/2019 September 6 AWS Technical Essentials Training
08/26/2019 Upcoming UCPath Outages in September
08/23/2019 Campus Wireless Services Now Available to UCSB Guests
08/22/2019 September's Back to School Cybersecurity Campaign 
08/21/2019 Cyber Security Tip: Back to School Cybersecurity
08/20/2019 Changes Coming to Communications Services Estimates Requests
08/20/2019 Register for the Cyber Security Summit, Oct. 23, at UCSB
08/15/2019 Replace Batteries in DBS Panasonic Phones Prior to September Power Outage
08/14/2019 August 21 Campus AWS Event
08/14/2019 Lot 11 Closure Friday, August 30
08/07/2019 Take the UCSB IT Employee Engagement Survey!
08/01/2019 UCTech 2019 Descends on UC Santa Barbara
07/30/2019 Kip Bates Appointed Associate CISO
07/03/2019 Cyber Security Tip: Phishing for Gift Cards
06/28/2019 Welcome to the New UCSB IT Website!
06/27/2019 Campus-wide Power Outage Scheduled for September
06/01/2019 Cyber Security Tip: Cyber-Smart Traveling
05/06/2019 IT System Status & Health Dashboard Now Live
05/01/2019 Cyber Security Tip: Digital Spring Cleaning
04/25/2019 UC Santa Barbara Network Disruption 4/24/19
04/08/2019 ETS Annual Report 2017-2018
02/05/2019 Google Hangouts Will Transition to Hangouts Chat & Hangouts Meet
01/30/2019 Cyber Security Tip: Data Privacy and You
12/19/2018 Google Service Disruption Incident Report
12/18/2018 Google Apps for Education Outage
08/23/2018 A New Foundation
07/23/2018 North Hall Data Center News - Summer 2018
06/29/2018 June 2018 IT Forum Recording: DocuSign, Emotional Intelligence, and more!
06/27/2018 IT Beach Party 2018!
06/27/2018 IT Forum June 28, 2018
06/19/2018 IT Cybersecurity Seminar: This Thursday!
03/22/2018 March 2018 IT Forum Video and Presentation Now Available

Upcoming Events

02/12/2020 Physical and Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructure Training
UC Santa Barbara EH&S Building 565
February 12, 2020 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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12/02/2019 FERPA Training sponsored by Women in Technology (WIT) 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.