Higher Education

Safeguard your valuable student, faculty and staff data and intellectual property

FireEye combines technology, intelligence and expertise to defend the personally identifiable information and intellectual property of students, faculty and staff against cyber attacks.

No matter what the size of your institution, our scalable solution delivers enterprise-level protection at a low TCO.

“Since 2005, higher education institutions have been the victim of 539 breaches involving nearly 13 million known records.”

- University Business

White paper

Storming the Ivory Tower: Cyber attacks on higher education

Enterprise-level security, without enterprise-level costs

Detect, analyze and respond to advanced attacks as they occur

Detect, analyze and respond to advanced attacks as they occur

Detect and stop the attacks that bypass traditional signature-based tools such as antivirus software, next-generation firewalls, and sandbox tools.

  • Respond to breaches as they occur, reducing cyber attack dwell time
  • Prioritize critical alerts and eliminate false positives, reducing operational expenses
Expand visibility from network to endpoint

Expand visibility from network to endpoint

Minimize the risk of costly breaches by securing your network, email and endpoints against threats hiding in Internet traffic.

  • Gain visibility into every endpoint, even in massive BYOD environments
  • Block advanced email attacks such as spear-phishing and ransomware
Extend the reach of your information security team, cost-effectively

Extend the reach of your information security team, cost-effectively

FireEye solutions simplify, integrate with and automate your existing security solutions to future-proof your investments.

  • Respond quickly and effectively with orchestrated and automated workflows
  • Operationalize the detection and investigation of attackers with FireEye as a Service


“FireEye keeps us ahead of the onslaught of continually escalating Web-based threats. I trust FireEye to give me the definitive expert view on how to protect our very unique environment.”

- Fred Archibald, Computing Infrastructure Manager, University of California, Berkeley

FireEye for higher education

Flexible network security

Flexible network security

Balance cost and risk while protecting your campus network from advanced, targeted and evasive attacks.

True protection from email-borne threats

True protection from email-borne threats

Inspect emails for zero-day exploits, malware hidden in attachments, malicious URLs and behavioral anomalies.

Scalable endpoint protection

Scalable endpoint protection

Detect and prevent threats that bypass traditional endpoint defenses, even in large BYOD environments.

FireEye as a Service

FireEye as a Service

Get answers, not alerts, with our managed detection, investigation and response service.

FireEye Helix integrated security operations

FireEye Helix integrated security operations

Unify network, endpoint and third-party product visibility within a single console.

Customer stories

Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Academic Healthcare CISCO Matthew Snyder describes his challenges and shares his structured approach to securing the Penn medical center’s high-profile infrastructure.

Penn State Hershey Medical Center chooses FireEye

University of Arizona

Information security officer discusses the importance of being able to determine if a breach has occurred, what actions to take, and how to defend against future threats.


University of South Carolina

Learn how University of South Carolina combines forensics and threat detection to identify, contain and remediate potential cyber attacks.

University of South Carolina Chooses FireEye Endpoint Security

Related products and services


Network Security

Defend campus network, data, and users with the fastest, most reliable cyber-attack protection available.


Email Security

Analyzes email attachments and successfully quarantines spearfishing emails to protect against advanced email attacks.


Endpoint Security

Detects, prevents and analyzes known and unknown threat activity on any endpoint while providing complete visibility.

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