Training for ITS Staff

Training for ITS staff provided or available through the ITS Division. Supervisors are responsible for making sure their staff completes all appropriate and required security training.

Information Security and Policy Training for ITS Staff

All new ITS staff are required to complete security training. All ITS staff are required to complete annual or regular security training - refresher, in depth topics, professional development. This training video will meet your security training requirement for 2018-19 fiscal year. Security is everyone’s responsibility. Whatever your role, you are a subject matter expert on your platform/systems/data, so you are in the best position to identify and address the security needs in your area. This training will help you understand resources available to you to protect and secure university data, devices and systems.

Access the training and details here.


ITS HIPAA Training

This training is required for ITS staff members who support or work with systems that contain or access health information subject to the HIPAA Security Rule.

ITS staff with access to the following systems (including workstations and electronic media) or applications may be affected:

  • Student Health Services
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
  • Benefits Office
  • ITS Data Center
  • BigFix/Tivoli Enterprise Manager (TEM)
  • Campus Voicemail

Please see the ITS HIPAA Training web page for training requirements.

Please contact itpolicy@ucsc.edu with questions or to access this training.


SANS Training

In addition to the above Divisional trainings, ITS provides funding for SANS training. SANS offers technical training in many areas and for different roles, including:

If you are interested in a particular SANS on-demand or vLive SANS course, please let your supervisor know to include it in your unit's training plan.

Please contact your supervisor to request this training.  Supervisors should contact itspolicy@ucsc.edu for additional information.


Cybersecurity Training from the US Department of Homeland Security

The US Department of Homeland Security offers a wide variety of online cybersecurity training free of cost to government employees, including UC employees, through their virtual training environment.


Information Security Training at UCSC

This chart shows information security training available to the UCSC campus community and the ITS division based on an individual's role on campus. All training is online unless otherwise indicated.