REMAIN VIGILANT! Please Be Aware of an Increase in Cyberattacks at UC Riverside

UC Riverside is a prime target of attacks from cybercriminals, including but not limited to phishing, ransomware, and job offer scams. Some of these attacks have already claimed victims at UCR this year. The financial, mental, and emotional toll of cyber crime is immense, which is why ITS wants to remind the Highlander community to follow cybersmart practices and remain vigilant when using technology. Visit for current security alerts. Visit for cybersmart tips and resources. 



ITS Graphic Design Services Elevate UCR Research

The oldest known ancestor of all modern animals has made its public debut and is elevating UCR research thanks to the incredible talents of ITS’ Information Graphic Designer, Sohail Wasif. Faculty from UCR’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences contracted ITS’ graphic design services to bring their groundbreaking research to life. As a result, Sohail’s...
Apporto VLab

New Virtual Computer Lab

Recently ITS launched software virtualization through Apporto, UC Riverside's newest virtual computer lab (VLab) service. Specialized instructional/classroom software can now be easily accessed and run from within an internet browser. Students and faculty simply need to visit and log in using their NetID credentials to access the UCR Virtual Lab app store. Users of...

Phishing is on the Rise - Help Us Stop It!

With the onset of COVID-19 fears, UC campuses have seen a spike in coronavirus-related phishing attempts, including the targeting of COVID-19 research and high-performance computing. “Bad actors look to capitalize on moments of fear and uncertainty,” said new ITS Chief Information Security Officer Dewight Kramer. “The Information Security Office is examining ways to better support...