Marist Opens Center For Cybersecurity Program

MID HUDSON VALLEY, NY – From Marist College: Marist College formally opened its Security Operations Center (SOC) today in a next step to deliver cutting-edge cybersecurity education to students. Marist is one of just a few colleges in the northeast to offer a cybersecurity major.

A centralized unit that deals with security issues on an organizational and technical level, SOCs are now a common facet in most large companies. The Marist SOC is located in the Hancock Center and will be a hub for hands-on activities for students studying cybersecurity. The SOC features a number of IBM’s cybersecurity technologies, including the IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform, which applies advanced analytics to detect and prioritize threats across the IT environment, as well as IBM Security AppScan, which helps identify and remediate application security vulnerabilities. The SOC also includes security gateways from BlackRidge Technology that prevent and log unauthorized access of

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