Staff & Faculty

Cybersecurity for Faculty & Staff

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:

Avoid Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware—a type of malware that encrypts users’ files or locks their operating systems until a ransom is paid—has become an expensive security issue for institutions and individuals. Find out how to protect yourself...

Protect Your Online Identity

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...

Step Up to Stronger Passwords

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?...