OmniSOC is the shared security operations center (SOC) for higher education and research. OmniSOC rapidly delivers only critical, actionable, high-quality alerts 24x7x365, allowing cybersecurity staff to focus on what’s important, at substantial cost savings, from a trusted leader in the higher education cybersecurity community. OmniSOC operates collaboratively across member institutions, reducing the time from first awareness of a cybersecurity threat anywhere to mitigation everywhere for our higher education institutions and research facilities members.
- OmniSOC is higher education’s only collaborative multi-state institution security operations center
- OmniSOC is the only collaborative SOC supporting NSF research
- OmniSOC is the only SOC with a multi-state institution data sharing agreement for researchers
- OmniSOC has the #1 higher education threat-hunting team in the country
OmniSOC collects cybersecurity data from partners; integrates this data with other threat intelligence, conducts proactive threat hunting; and monitors, triages, and analyzes security events. Founded by Northwestern University, Purdue University, Rutgers University, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Indiana University and located at IU, OmniSOC also supports the ResearchSOC, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Security Operations Center, providing cybersecurity for the nation’s greatest research.