News and Events

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

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
03/06/2020 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
01/24/2020 UPDATE: Core Router Replacement Project Begins February 5
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

Upcoming Events

04/15/2020 2020 Spring Virtual Cyber Security Summit, UC Office of the President Registration closed
April 9, 2020


Previous Events


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.