Recent News Articles

Changes to Duo Multi-Factor Authentication Prompt Coming Soon

UCLA utilizes Duo Security as our vendor for MFA integration, and the company has announced an updated version of the MFA prompt named “Universal Prompt.” To address a critical security vulnerability, UCLA needs to convert to Universal Prompt on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

Third-Party Risk Management at UCLA

Safeguarding private data through robust cybersecurity measures is something that UCLA continually works to enhance for the benefit of the university and its community. UCLA’s overall cybersecurity program works to protect the organization against breaches, fraud and other nefarious actions that can result when individuals have access to unauthorized information.

Update Regarding 'Burst Report' Email Sent on Feb. 9

Wednesday afternoon, many employees received an email with the subject line “A new version of Burst report is available” along with an attached document. We can assure you that this was not a cyberattack but the result of a mistake during the testing of a new report distribution.

Security Advisory: Burst Report

Information Security Office is aware of reports of system-generated emails that individuals may have received with email subject title:  “A new version of Burst report is available”.

If you have received such email, please delete the email immediately. Thank you!

Campus Backbone Network Maintenance on Sunday, February 6, 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

UCLA IT Services — Network Services will be performing maintenance to Campus Backbone border router on Sunday, February 6, 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Anderson border router will be replaced with a new hardware and the network traffic will be routed back from the redundant router at CSB1 to the primary router at Anderson. No network interruption is expected during the maintenance window as the network traffic will be using redundant paths.

Voice Router Replacement on Sunday, January 23, 2022, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

ITS would like to make you aware of a planned voice router replacement scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 23 2022, from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. The voice router's current hardware and software within one of ITS' primary service locations must be replaced before it reaches End of Service (EoS)/End of Life (EoL), in order to continue to provide reliable voice services. All voice traffic will be routed to the redundant voice router during the maintenance, so VoIP service should continue as usual. 

Campus Backbone Network Maintenance on Sunday, January 23, 6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

UCLA IT Services — Network Services will be performing maintenance to Campus Backbone border router on Sunday, January 23, 0600-1400. The network traffic will be routed out of Anderson border router to the redundant border router at CSB1 location. This is a preparation for the hardware replacement of the Anderson border router that will take place the following Sunday. No network interruption is expected during the maintenance as the network traffic will be routed to redundant paths.

Campus VPN Enhancements on Sunday, September 19, 6:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Description:

UCLA IT Services — Network Services will be performing maintenance to the Campus VPN on Sunday, September 19, from 0600-1300. An additional campus VPN (stssl.vpn.ucla.edu) will be implemented that will provide a split tunnel, encrypting only UCLA-bound traffic. The current campus VPN (ssl.vpn.ucla.edu) will remain in use; however, intermittent connectivity to the campus VPN service can be expected during the maintenance window.