As a member of the UC Santa Barbara Faculty and Staff, you are responsible for ensuring the security of data and other information technology property.

The Security Team, led by Sam Horowitz, is committed to providing the information needed to help navigate IT security.

These resources will guide faculty and staff on the necessary security software and best practices to protect their data.

Please visit the Security Incident Reporting page if you experience harassing email, phishing, device theft, or other hostile activity.

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General Security Resources

Visit the General IT Security Resources web page for tips about password management, avoiding ransomware, identifying phishing scams, and other relevant information.