Managed Endpoint Protection for NC K-12 PSUs

Overview

Introducing Managed Endpoint Protection Now Available at No Cost to North Carolina Public School Units!

MCNC is excited to share that NCDPI has engaged us to provide our Managed Endpoint Protection security service to all North Carolina PSUs. Powered by global cybersecurity leader CrowdStrike and their Falcon Platform, this service combines the cloud, next-gen antivirus, advanced AI, and is fully managed and monitored for the PSUs by MCNC’s cybersecurity experts.

This high value offering is available to protect PSU servers, staff devices, and other PSU managed non-student devices.

Benefits of Managed Endpoint Protection

Enhanced Protection

continuous, comprehensive visibility that spans detection, response, and forensics to ensure nothing is missed

Easy to Operate

Consolidate systems into a single lightweight agent that's simpler to manage

Onboarding Wave Info

    • PSU onboarding will be performed in waves
    • PSUs in the same wave go through the 6-week onboarding schedule together
    • Each phase will have 1 mandatory onboarding call and corresponding MCNC office hours

PhaseObjectiveTime
Phase 1PSU has portal access, sensor is installed on at least 50% of ALL target devices.~2 Weeks
Phase 2MCNC moves PSUs to training policy, MCNC further presents Spotlight and Discover, PSU begin uninstalling their existing A/V.~2 Weeks
Phase 3PSUs confirm existing A/V is uninstalled, MCNC review general process, Discover, and Spotlight once again, review Baseline policy which will be applied in Wave 4.~1 Week
Phase 4Move to Baseline policy and wrap up to provide overview and ensure PSUs are fully onboarded.~1 Week

Rollout Wave Schedule

WaveKick Off WeekRegistration
Wave 1May 23, 2022Closed
Wave 2July 11, 2022Closed
Wave 3September 13, 2022Closed
Wave 4November 8, 2022Open

Frequently Asked Questions

Service Offering/Scope

Onboarding

Technical/Support

K-12 Managed Endpoint Protection Resources

10 Minute Console Overview

K12 Endpoint Launch Webinar Deck (pdf)

Managed Endpoint Protection Service Webinar, April 28, 2022

Crowdstrike Training Videos

Crowdstrike Windows Installation

Crowdstrike Mac Installation

Crowdstrike Linux Installation

Crowdstrike Documentation Review

Group Management

Policy Overview

Detection Overview

Discover and Spotlight Overview

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