2021 Archive

12/17/2021 ETS 2020-2021 Annual Report Now Available  
12/16/2021 Campus Response to Critical Log4j Vulnerability  
12/14/2021 Kronos Electronic Timekeeping Outage  
11/24/2021 Duo Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) Requirement for ServiceNow Effective December 2  
09/29/2021 Cyber Security Awareness Month 2021: UCSB Events  
09/09/2021 Duo Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Requirement on Kronos Timekeeping Effective September 28  
09/08/2021 Preferred Name in Kronos  
09/03/2021 UC IT Town Hall with President Drake on September 14  
09/01/2021 Back-to-School Cybersecurity  
08/27/2021 UCSB HR & IT Collaborate to Improve the Employee Performance Management Process with ePerformance  
07/20/2021 The Current: Multi-factor Authentication Q&A  
07/06/2021 Duo Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Requirement on Campus VPN Effective August 2  
06/08/2021 DevOps Practices Improve Efficiency at SIS&T  
05/20/2021 "Achieving Measurable Results" AWS Workshop on June 1
04/21/2021 UCOP Security Incident: News, FAQs, and Resources
04/14/2021 Protect Your Identity Workshops
04/06/2021 Data Security Incident Update: Frequently Asked Questions
03/31/2021 Cybersecurity Incident Under Investigation
03/04/2021 Protecting Your Digital Self Webinar Series on March 5, 2021
03/03/2021 Inaugural UCSB IT Internship Provides Undergraduates with Hands-On Experience

Sautter Award for Innovation in IT Now Accepting Applications

02/18/2021 Web Accessibility Workshop on February 25
02/17/2021 Google Drive Changes
01/29/2021 Phishing, Ransomware Threats Remain Despite Emotet & Netwalker Takedowns
01/25/2021 Internships Offer Experience, Prepare Undergrads for Information Technology Careers
01/21/2021 Social Media Workshop on January 27, 2021, via Zoom
01/15/2021 Enable Zoom Live Transcription Feature
01/08/2021 ETS, DFSS Collaborate to Reduce User Workload in Managing Campus Utilities
01/06/2021 Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for IT & CIO

2020 Archive

12/17/2020 ETS 2019-20 Annual Report Now Available
11/18/2020 Final Reminder: UCSB Moves to Google Chat November 30, 2020
11/12/2020 The Current: California COVID Notify
10/23/2020 Increased Cyber Threats Around the Election and Beyond
10/14/2020 Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Enabled for All UCSB UCPath Users on December 3, 2020
10/13/2020 The Current: Cybersecurity in a Pandemic
10/06/2020 Reminder: UCSB Moves to Google Chat on November 30, 2020
10/02/2020 UCSB DocuSign Updates: October 1, 2020
10/01/2020 Kicking Off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
09/24/2020 Update to Recent Zoom Announcement, New Info Page at it.ucsb.edu/zoom
09/18/2020 Zoom Now Messaging Owners of Public Meetings Linked on Social Media
09/17/2020 Upcoming Zoom Changes in September
09/16/2020 The Current: Collaboration, Empowering, and Learning
09/11/2020 Checklist: Prepare for SCE Planned Power Outage, September 19-20, 2020
09/11/2020 The Current: Zoom Backup Plan 
09/08/2020 Zoom Update: Meetings Require Passcode or Waiting Room Setup on September 27 
08/18/2020 SCE Planned Power Outage Coordination, September 19-20, 2020 
08/17/2020 Latest G Suite Update Features Integrated Experience for Web and Android
08/11/2020 Deadline to Request Multi-Year SSL Certificates is August 18, 2020 
07/17/2020 G Suite's Latest Update Integrates Apps in Workspace
07/15/2020 Scammers Exploiting COVID-19 Contact Tracing Programs 
07/14/2020 UCSB Moves to Hangouts Chat November 30, 2020
06/08/2020 Upcoming G Suites Update
06/01/2020 IAM System Creates Option to Add Pronouns in Signatures 
05/29/2020 Talk to People Outside of Your Domain in Google Chat
05/29/2020 The Current: Keeping On
05/26/2020 UCSB Builds Machine Learning Tool to Measure Chemical Impact
05/19/2020 Multi-factor Authentication for Privileged Accounts
05/18/2020 UCSB Ransomware Readiness Plan
05/06/2020 UPDATE: Core Router Replacement Project Begins May 19
04/27/2020 COVID-19 IT Response
04/23/2020 Pulse Secure VPN Client Automatic Upgrades on April 24
04/23/2020 ETS Network & Communications Services Server Maintenance on April 27
04/16/2020 Wireless Upgrade Project Completed for General Assignment Classrooms of 100+ Seats
04/15/2020 UPDATE: IT @ UCSB Remote Work Photo Challenge
04/10/2020 Beware of COVID-19-Related Phishing Emails
04/06/2020 Avoid and Report Zoombombing
04/03/2020 Flexible Work Arrangements: Best Practices, Tips, & Tools for Employees, Managers, & 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
03/11/2020 Electronic Signature Statement of Support
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
01/14/2020 HP SSD Failure at 32,768 Hours of Use

2019 Archive 

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
11/04/2019 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 & brand.ucsb.edu
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
09/30/2019 Kronos Electronic Timekeeping Outage for Upgrade
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
08/23/2019 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

2018 Archive

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

Past Events Archive

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


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.