PHOENIX, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mosaic451, a bespoke cybersecurity services provider and consultancy, announced today that the company was awarded a master agreement by The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) to provide cybersecurity services including monitoring, management and administration of security devices and software.

The master agreement allows Mosaic451 to provide Networking Equipment, Network Security, Network as a Service and Security as a Service to the OETC and over 1,000 of its K-20 member institutions. The initial contract is 3 years in length, with three (1) year extensions totaling 6 years in duration. All OETC members may select Mosaic451 for the listed security products and services without going to bid for the next 6 years.

«We’re extremely proud to work with the OETC and its members to secure the critical infrastructure of educational institutions,» said Mosaic451 Principal and Co-Founder Mike Baker. «Mosaic451 is dedicated to providing superior security services by combining the best technology with the deep industry knowledge of our engineers and analysts to create tailored solutions for each client and we can think of no better application of our skills that in helping secure our schools and our children.»

The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) awarded Mosaic451 the master agreement after an extensive evaluation process that included assessments of the company’s core competencies, value, unique and effective approach to security management, and historic success. Of the 15 contracts awarded, most vendors were selected to provide products and services from a few manufacturers, while Mosaic was selected for a total of 11 security products including its own Mosaic451 Security as a Service (MSSP) and Mosaic451 Network as a Service. 

Providing Security in Education

The OETC has selected Mosaic451 to provide Networking Equipment, Network Security, Network as a Service and Security as a Service for products from the following manufacturers:

  • Carbon Black
  • Checkpoint
  • Crowdstrike
  • Fortinet
  • Infoblox
  • Netskope
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • Tanium
  • Zerto

In addition, Mosaic451 was also selected to provide its own Mosaic451 Security as a Service (MSSP) and Mosaic451 Network as a Service.

Mosaic451’s products and services are already used in securing some of the very electricity operations that bring energy to many of the OETC members in the Pacific Northwest. In addition, the company already has extensive experience protecting the critical infrastructure for 5th largest school district in the U.S., responsible for 340,000 students and 40,000 employees.

Mosaic451 recognizes that while adoption of advanced and emerging technology is an important part of sound security strategy, no amount of technology can secure an environment without a strong foundation of smart, experienced, operationally minded humans to design, operate, and optimize the technology. Mosaic451’s Hybrid™ solution combines 24/7 off-site monitoring with dedicated on-site personnel that act as a full security operations team to provide the most comprehensive level of information security.

Mosaic451 is SBA 8(a) Certified, MBE Certified, and WBE Certified.

Learn more about Mosaic451 at www.mosaic451.com.

About Mosaic451

Headquartered in Arizona, Mosaic451 is a bespoke cyber security service provider and consultancy with expertise in building, operating and defending some of the most highly-secure networks in North America. Its Mosaic Hybrid™ is an industry first solution, providing monitoring service through its operations centers as well as specialized staff onsite during business hours to work alongside clients’ in house technology and security staff. This hybrid model gives Mosaic451 the unique ability to empower security analysts to provide advanced data analysis and determine threat vectors, threat actors, and intelligent root causes for every incident. Mosaic451 aggregates and empowers intelligent humans in the service of information security and IT operations excellence for our clients.

For more information, visit www.mosaic451.com.

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