Columbia International University Partners with OculusIT for 24×7 Security Operations Center
SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, January 19, 2022 – Columbia International University has selected OculusIT, higher education’s leading managed IT and cloud services company, for its 24×7 Security Operations Center Service – OculusIT EYE – to reinvent its on-campus cybersecurity initiatives.
With over 15 years of higher education IT experience, OculusIT has helped higher education institutions with an evolved SIEM, threat detection, and response solutions with real-time data enrichment, multifaceted analytics, complete incident management, and flexible deployment options. OculusIT will provide Columbia International University with fully staffed Security Operations Center services to identify and mitigate incoming threats around-the-clock.
“As attackers become more sophisticated, colleges and universities must stay vigilant with dedicated resources to thwart these incoming threats. Our 24×7 Security Operations Center—OculusIT EYE—will be an integral part of Columbia International University’s efforts to combat cybersecurity threats during the institution’s digital transformation,” said Jim Tandon, Vice President of Client Engagements for OculusIT.
The OculusIT EYE solution provides higher education institutions across North America with unmatched threat detection capabilities and a definitive response against cyberattacks, including incident monitoring, analysis, routing, handling, and reporting through security event monitoring, phone, email, ITSM ticketing, and account management support. The 24×7 SOC-as-a-Service from OculusIT was built by higher education professionals exclusively for higher education.
About Columbia International University
Established in 1923, Columbia International University is a private Christian university in Columbia, South Carolina. A closely knit institution emphasizing Christian education and biblical studies, CIU comprises five colleges: the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Counseling, the College of Education, the College of Intercultural Studies, and the Seminary & School of Ministry. The university enrolls over 2000 students, including undergraduates and postgraduates. For more information about Columbia International University, please visit www.ciu.edu.
OculusIT is a global, all-inclusive, managed IT, security, and cloud services company dedicated to serving the education industry. Our strategy is to offer the most cost-effective and responsive partnership that provides flexibility and nimbleness in response to economic changes and directly contributes to higher education’s ability to provide and maintain the highest quality IT services. OculusIT grows with you, adapts to you, and ensures consistency and continuity of service with a partnership, service philosophy, and cost savings unparalleled in the higher education IT services domain. Learn more at www.oculusit.com.