While identity theft can happen to anyone, there are some things you can do to reduce your risk!
Join UCSB Chief Information Security Officer Sam Horowitz for one of his workshops, “Protect Your Identity.” Topics will include credit monitoring, fraud alerts and credit freezes, managing your online persona, and tips to improve online security. Workshops will be hosted via Zoom webinar on the following dates/times:
- April 15, 2021: 10 a.m.
- April 15, 2021: 3 p.m.
- April 16, 2021: 3 p.m.
- April 20, 2021: 10 a.m.
- Spanish Translation - April 20, 2021: 2 p.m.
Webinar links can be accessed here.
The 45-minute workshops are open to all UCSB students, faculty and staff. In light of the recent UCOP security incident, the workshops will focus on protecting yourself and your family. If you have a specific topic you’d like addressed, please submit your question prior to the workshop.
For resources and information about security, please visit: https://www.it.ucsb.edu/security.
For a checklist of things that you should do to protect yourself online, visit: https://www.it.ucsb.edu/sites/default/files/cyber-security-checkup-may-2020_0.pdf.
Resources, News and FAQs
- UCOP Accellion security incident homepage (including Experian links and enrollment code)
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Update on Accellion data breach and what you should do to protect yourself
- UC part of nationwide cyber attack