SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, December 19, 2022 – Grambling State University has chosen OculusIT, higher education’s leading managed IT and cloud services company, for Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) Services to strengthen its cybersecurity posture. 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 public HBCU institution in Grambling, Louisiana, sought to partner with an experienced managed security services provider to strengthen its cybersecurity measures and protect proprietary institutional data.
Grambling State University will also leverage the benefits of OculusIT’s virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) Services for expert, independent, and unbiased review of risk, compliance, and security methodologies. The vCISO will serve as an information security liaison to auditors, assessors, and third parties and oversee policy development and recommendations with NIST, SANS, ISACA, and ISC2 requirements. The vCISO will also maintain industry best practices and provide a cybersecurity roadmap with strategic guidance to Grambling State University.
“We designed our managed security services exclusively for higher ed institutions in mind. We look forward to working closely with Grambling State University to improve the institution’s cyber resilience and keep their staff, students, and constituents protected, empowering them to thrive in a connected world,” said Jim Tandon, Vice President of Client Engagement at OculusIT.
About Grambling State University
Grambling State University is a public historically black university in Grambling, Louisiana. Initially founded as the Colored Industrial and Agricultural School in 1901, the institution was granted university status in 1974 under its present name. A member school of the University of Louisiana System, Grambling State University enrolls over 5000 students offering them undergraduate and graduate degrees. For more information about Grambling State University, please visit www.gram.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.