SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, August 12, 2022 – Emmanuel College has chosen OculusIT, higher education’s leading managed IT and cloud services company, for high-touch Managed Security Services. The Boston-based private Roman Catholic institution will leverage Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) Services, 24×7 Security Operations Center-as-a-Service (SOCaaS) and Security Assessments to strengthen its cybersecurity measures on campus. With over 15 years of higher education IT experience, OculusIT has helped higher education institutions with an evolved SIEM, threat detection, and response solutions.
The virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) Services will provide Emmanuel College with expert, independent, and unbiased review of risk, compliance, and security methodologies, while ensuring the institution meets the latest GLBA requirements. When coupled with OculusIT EYE, OculusIT’s 24×7 Security Operations Center, Emmanuel College will mitigate incoming cyberthreats while maintaining industry best practices for cybersecurity. The combination of these services will provide the institution with unmatched threat detection capabilities and a definitive response against cyberattacks, including incident monitoring, analysis, routing, handling, and reporting.
“Ransomware has emerged as a top security threat for higher education institutions, with more and more institutions facing a deluge of costly cyberattacks,” said Jim Tandon, Vice President of Client Engagements at OculusIT. “We are confident that our highly trained team of experienced cyber experts will empower Emmanuel College to achieve cyber resilience and operate more securely.”
About Emmanuel College
Emmanuel College is a private Roman Catholic college in Boston, Massachusetts, founded as the first women’s Catholic college in New England in 1919. Officially becoming a coeducational institution in 2001, Emmanuel College offers over 60 majors, minors, and concentrations in the liberal arts and sciences categories at the undergraduate level. For more information about Emmanuel College, please visit www.emmanuel.edu.
OculusIT is a global and 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.