Cybersecurity Awareness

Password Management with LastPass


Creating strong, unique passwords for each of your personal and work accounts isn't a chore when using a password manager - like LastPass. LastPass can generate and remember passwords for you - no more writing your passwords down and potentially exposing your credentials. Using strong and unique passwords on each of your accounts increases your personal and professional online security.

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Holiday Shopping Posters

Broaden your online shopping awareness

Below are posters (11" x 17") and flyers (8.5" x 11") you can use to learn how to protect yourself from cyber criminals while shopping this season.
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Cybersecurity Posters and Flyers

Security is a shared responsibility. We all have a part to play. Know what you are working with and protect research with these handy flyers.

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Security Tips for Travel

We often take for granted what it means to travel with our devices and staying digitally connected often means connecting to public networks in hotels, airports, train stations, and conference halls, that employ minimal security measures. Public networks may harbor malware from cybercriminals looking to steal your data for identity fraud, as well as nation-state actors targeting academic and business...

Security Tips for International Travel

International TravelFor members of the campus community, a trip to a foreign country presents unique data security challenges. The nature of international travel requires you to use your device (laptop, tablet or smartphone) in various unfamiliar places that may expose your data and device to malicious people and software.



Discover security training courses and tools

Annual Cybersecurity Awareness Training

This mandatory, computer-based training covers a variety of information security topics and is accessed through the UC Learning Center, supported by Berkeley People & Culture.

Who has to take the training?

All faculty, staff, and student...

Settings for Securing Zoom

UC Berkeley Zoom

UC Berkeley's Zoom service may only be used for P3 (and below) data according to the Berkeley Data Classification Standard and may not be used to transmit or store P4 data including, but not limited to: Social Security numbers, financial account numbers, or export controlled data. Refer to the Data Classification Standard for a comprehensive list of P4 data types.

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Securing Home Wi-Fi

Find your router’s web page

Here are instructions on how to find your router’s IP address. Once you have the IP address (e.g., type it into an address bar (aka URL bar).


Security Reminders as We Approach Tax Season

General reminders and best practices: File electronically and use direct deposit for the quickest refunds. File early - the earlier, the better. Filing early helps prevent identity fraud; others cannot file a fake return in your name if you have already filed. Remember that the IRS will never request payment over the phone, or ask for personal information through emails or text messages