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

10/17/209 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


Splunk Search Party
Friday, October 18, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at UCEN Flying A Studios Room

RSVP here to reserve your spot today

IT Leadership: Professional Networking Fall 2019
Wednesday, October 9, 3-5 p.m. at The Club & Guest House West Terrace (outside)

Contact Rosalind Prizler to receive email and calendar invites

UCSB IT Connections: Fall '19
Wednesday, October 16, 2:30 - 5 p.m. at the Mosher Alumni House and Mellichamp Terrace and Library (2nd floor)

Contact Doug Drury to receive a calendar invite
10/17/2019 ETS All Hands Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, October 17, 10:30 a.m. - noon at the Mosher Alumni House (2nd floor) or via Zoom: Meeting ID 7285497619
Contact Doug Drury to receive a calendar invite

Cyber Security Summit 
Wednesday, October 23, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the UCSB Corwin Pavillion at the UCen

Register here to reserve your spot

Managed Databases on AWS
Thursday, November 7, 9 a.m. - TBD at ED 4211 in Building 275
Registration ends November 4

Register here to reserve your spot


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 - "The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity." Dr. Vigna discusses how Artificial Intelligence is used in security and what are the (little understood) pitfalls of adversarial machine learning.