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

01/27/2023 Guidance on Fraudulent Bank Accounts
01/25/2023 Data Privacy Week 2023
01/11/2023 New Sessions Available for Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training
01/05/2023 Campus Telephony Refresh Town Hall #2 on Tuesday, January 17 at 1:30 p.m.
12/16/2022 ITS 2021-2022 Annual Report Now Available
12/15/2022 Common Chart of Accounts (CCOA) Technical Impact Overview on Thursday, January 5
12/15/2022 Fraudulent Job Offers Sent to UCSB Community
12/14/2022 UC IT Blog: UC Santa Barbara‚Äôs Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training program celebrates first birthday
12/07/2022 Applications Open for 2023-24 UCSB IT Internship Program
12/06/2022 Alphanumeric Perm Access Card Changes in Winter 2023 (1/17/2023)
11/30/2022 Campus Telephony Refresh Town Hall on Wednesday, December 14 at 1:30 p.m.
11/30/2022 Introducing UCSB's New Associate Vice Chancellor for IT
11/22/2022 Campuswide Power Outage: Wednesday, December 28 at 9 a.m.
11/21/2022 Online Shopping Tips for the Holiday Season
10/19/2022 Update: Ongoing Campus Network Outage
10/18/2022 Enable Google Two-Step Verification on Former Accounts by Nov. 15
10/17/2022 UC Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Social Engineering
10/11/2022 Announcing LSS Process Mapping Training
10/05/2022 Enable Google Two-Step Verification on Functional Accounts by Dec. 15
09/30/2022 Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2022: UCSB Events
09/27/2022 Formation of Information Technology Services
09/19/2022 Back-to-School IT Resources
09/14/2022 New Sessions Available for LSS Yellow Belt Training
09/07/2022 Introducing the Campus Telephony Refresh Project
08/31/2022 MFA Coming to Box on September 6
08/23/2022 Detecting Fraudulent Job Opportunities
08/17/2022 What is Promapp? Process Mapping Information Session on 8/31
08/12/2022 Time for an Update: UCSB Continues Era of Employee Convenience with New Time Clock Installation
08/11/2022 Chief Information Security Officer
08/01/2022 FireEye Endpoint Security Update
07/11/2022 Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Required for DocuSign
07/05/2022 Introducing Alphanumeric Perms this Fall
06/28/2022 MFA for Google Workspace Coming August 2022
06/24/2022 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Application Deadline Extended
06/21/2022 9-988 for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Added to Campus Phone System
06/15/2022 Cyber Security Tip: Cyber-Smart Traveling

Planned Learning Management System (LMS) Transition

06/01/2022 Register Now: UC Tech 2022
05/26/2022 Web Development and IT Topics 
05/11/2022 Announcing Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training
03/18/2022 The Current: Outstanding Women in Tech
03/16/2022 Less Secure Apps for Connect (Google Workspace) Email Disabled on April 27, 2022
02/15/2022 Accepting UCSB Nominations for the UC Women in IT Spotlight
02/03/2022 New Sessions Available for Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training
01/20/2022 International Data Privacy Week: Data Privacy and You
01/05/2022 Duo Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Requirement for Patient Portal Effective January 25
12/17/2021 ETS 2020-2021 Annual Report Now Available
12/16/2021 Campus Response to Critical Log4j Vulnerability
12/14/2021 Kronos Electronic Timekeeping Outage
11/24/2021 Duo Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) Requirement for ServiceNow Effective December 2
09/29/2021 Cyber Security Awareness Month 2021: UCSB Events
09/09/2021 Duo Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Requirement on Kronos Timekeeping Effective September 28
09/08/2021 Preferred Name in Kronos
09/03/2021 UC IT Town Hall with President Drake on September 14
09/01/2021 Back-to-School Cybersecurity
08/27/2021 UCSB HR & IT Collaborate to Improve the Employee Performance Management Process with ePerformance
07/20/2021 The Current: Multi-factor Authentication Q&A
07/06/2021 Duo Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Requirement on Campus VPN Effective August 2
06/08/2021 DevOps Practices Improve Efficiency at SIS&T
05/20/2021 "Achieving Measurable Results" AWS Workshop on June 1

Upcoming Events


Campus Telephony Refresh Town Hall #2

Previous Events

12/14/2022 Campus Telephony Refresh Town Hall #1
10/26/2022 Human Hacking & Social Engineering
10/21/2022 Zoom Security & Awesome New Features
10/19/2022 We Like Your Product - Can You Pass Our 26-Page Security Assessment?
10/17/2022 Privacy & Cyber Law for All

The State of Authentication


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


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.