SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, May 12, 2022 – Mississippi College has partnered with OculusIT, higher education’s leading managed IT and cloud services company, for OculusIT EYE, a 24×7 Security Operations Center Service, to bolster its cybersecurity practices. 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 Mississippi College with 24×7 Security Operations Center services with system and device threat information identification and remediation through this partnership. The scope of the engagement encompasses best practices and high-touch customer and managed services.
“As an industry, we’re seeing a notable rise in cyberthreats and length of recovery time for institutions who aren’t proactively monitoring these incoming threats,” said Jim Tandon, Vice President of Client Engagements at OculusIT. “We are proud to deliver our OculusIT EYE solution to higher education institutions including Mississippi College for 24/7 Security Operations Center services to enhance their campus security posture.”
The OculusIT EYE solution will provide unmatched threat detection capabilities and a definitive response against cyberattacks, including incident monitoring, analysis, routing, handling, and reporting via security event monitoring, phone, email, ITSM ticketing, and account management support.
About Mississippi College
Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is a private Baptist college in Clinton, Mississippi, offering a premier academic environment at an affordable price. The oldest college in Mississippi and the second-oldest Baptist-affiliated college in the United States, Mississippi College currently enrolls over 6000 students, including graduate and law students. For more information about Mississippi College, please visit: www.mc.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.