Cybersecurity Awareness


IS-3 is the University of California’s Policy for Information Security. It tells us how to protect our data and IT Resources. Security is a shared responsibility. We all have a part to play: 1. Keep your devices and applications patched and up to date

Upgrade your Windows or Mac desktop or laptop devices to the latest operating system...

IS-3 Posters and Flyers 2021

Security is a shared responsibility. We all have a part to play.

Learn how to protect your data.

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Scammers are Exploiting Coronavirus Fears to Phish Users

March 9, 2020
Attackers have been sending emails that feed on concerns about COVID-19 to spread malware, trick them into sharing account credentials, or opening malicious attachments.

Traffic Light Protocol


The Traffic Light Protocol (TLP) was created to facilitate greater sharing of information. TLP is a set of designations used to ensure that sensitive information is shared with appropriate audiences.

TLP uses four colors to define sharing boundaries to be applied by the recipient(s) indicating when and how sensitive information can be shared, and by facilitating more frequent and effective collaboration. TLP is optimized for ease of adoption, human readability and person-to-person sharing; it may be used in automated sharing exchanges...

Enabling Full Disk Encryption


Full disk encryption should be implemented for all portable devices when:

Storing or processing Institutional Information classified at P3 or higher

External requirements mandate the use of full disk encryption (such as research Data Use Agreements with third-party data providers)

Full disk encryption protects the data on your device in the event it is lost or...

MSSND: How to Secure Devices

Device Security

If you have a personally-managed Windows, Mac, IOS or Android device that needs to comply with MSSND requirements, follow the step-by-step instructions below for how to configure your device to meet campus policy.

MSSND #1: Patching and Updates...