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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. The Internet of Things (IoT) is our current topic.

View our events page for campus presentations (currently offered only via Zoom in light of COVID-19) you may attend to stay #CyberAware. We also provide security guidance and recommendations for working from home in the COVID-19 Cybersecurity section of the Remote Work page.

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. We have a new spotlight section where you can read the interviews with our gift card drawing winners to further the conversation.

Give us your six words and tell us your story. Submit your six words today to enter the drawing for 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.