Higher education's shared cybersecurity operations center.

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Introducing OmniSOC

OmniSOC is the shared cybersecurity operations center 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 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.

OmniSOC is a proud member of the Indiana University Cybersecurity Community.

Current Members

Indiana University
Northwestern University
Rutgers University
Santa Clara University
University of Nebraska
Gemini Observatory

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