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Technology alone can't always protect our computers and information. Understanding and using cybersecurity principles and best practices help you to protect yourself, your family, the university's electronic communications resources, and the university data you handle.

Visit our cybersecurity awareness page to find featured topic articles, videos, and other resources throughout the year to help you build good cybersecurity habits. Continuing our push to be #PrivacyAware, data privacy remains this month's featured topic in support of Data Privacy Month (January 28th-February 28th).

Celebrate Love Data Week 2020 (February 10-14) with us and the Campus Privacy Office at events hosted by the Library's Research Data Curation Program. Registration is required. See our events page for additional campus presentations and  webinars to help you stay #CyberAware and #PrivacyAware.

Join The Conversation

Last summer, our Cybersecurity in Six Words campaign started a campus conversation about cybersecurity as we sought your input on the issues that affect your safety and security online. The campaign response has been great on campus and even caught the attention of UC Office of the President garnering a spotlight on the UC IT Blog.

Give us your six words and tell us your story. Submit your six words today and enter the drawing to win a $25 gift card. If selected, responses will be posted at sixwords.ucsd.edu. One drawing entry per person. Winners will be notified via the email address provided.

Questions or Need Help? Direct any questions you may have to the Service Desk at servicedesk@ucsd.edu or 858-246-4357 (x6HELP).

Cybersecurity Tips

Report an Incident

  • Forward suspected phishing and spam email to abuse@ucsd.edu.
  • Report information security incidents to the ITS Service Desk, (858) 246-4357.