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Staff & Faculty

Helping to protect and secure university information and systems is a job for all staff members. Every member of the organization shares in this expectation and the basics below can help define your role and responsibilities.

Learn about UC policies for data protection, basics of maintaining a secure workplace, and more by consulting the resources below:

Ransomware a form of software specifically designed to disrupt, damage, or gain unauthorized access to a computer system. This malicious software then encrypts users’ files or locks their operating systems, rendering them unusable until a ransom is paid. Cyber criminals then demand large sums of money in exchange for decryption and restored access.
With the number of social media apps and users increasing rapidly, we want to share some tips to help you manage your online reputation. Please keep this advice in mind when sharing online...
As hackers become more sophisticated, passwords become less effective. Many organizations—including UCLA—now offer multi-factor authentication (MFA), which relies on additional credentials besides your password. But what do you do if a site does not offer MFA, and a password is the only safeguard between your personal information and the criminal underworld?...