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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. This month's featured topic is Whaling, SMiShing and Vishing. Also see our events page for campus presentations and other webinars so you stay #CyberAware.

Join The Conversation

Our recent Cybersecurity in Six Words campaign started a conversation about cybersecurity on campus with the goal to shed light on the issues that affect your safety and security online. We want to gain invaluable insights from you, a member of our campus community, about your perspective on and/or experience with cybersecurity.

Just give us 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.