The UC Office of the President has announced a significant security incident involving UC community information due to the Accellion data breach. The Office of the President continues to investigate the incident, and we expect that more details will become known over time.
It is very important that every member of the UC Santa Barbara community take steps now to protect themselves against identity theft and fraud.

The following documents published by the Office of the President provide additional information about the security incident. 

Steps to take

  1. Protect yourself by signing up for UCOP's free identity monitoring service (Experian) and place a fraud alert on your credit files.  
  2. Review the five rules for protecting your information. 

Resources, News and FAQs

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Questions about the incident or using the identity monitoring services can be submitted to