Why Cisco Umbrella for your college or university
Umbrella, used by hundreds of colleges and universities today, uniquely provides an internet-wide layer of cybersecurity that both protects against malware infections, and prevents command and control callback infected devices from phoning home.
Our unique approach means malware can’t get in, and threats can’t wreak havoc. No other security product can be deployed faster. If you’re like many of the world’s leading universities that we count as customers, you’ll soon find it to be the most indispensable cybersecurity service you have.
Cisco supports student education. The Cisco Umbrella Education package, exclusively for colleges, universities, and K-12 schools, is licensed by the number of faculty and staff users. There is zero charge for protecting your students!
Simple to deploy and easy to manage
Umbrella’s cloud-delivered, DNS-based service can be deployed across an entire university in a matter of minutes with no impact to any network resources. There is no hardware or software to install. Simply point DNS traffic to our global network to protect your users both on and off the network.
Universities often have network backbones that provide large bandwidth connections to their campuses for research and learning needs. Unlike other services that use tough-to-scale, traditional on-premises hardware, Umbrella scales seamlessly with a university’s bandwidth needs. All of this without adding latency, requiring costly upgrades or introducing an additional point of failure.
Education package protects students at no additional charge
We provide special prices for colleges and universities. The Education package, which is licensed by number of faculty and staff, protects students at no additional charge.
“With a deployment measured in minutes rather than months, Cisco Umbrella instantly protected…”
Texas A&M University System
University system secures internet and application access for 11 campuses and 9 state agencies