Cybersecurity protection for EDUCAUSE members


Higher education organizations want to improve their cybersecurity, but are often overwhelmed by complexity and price. It doesn't have to be that way. Arctic EWS makes it easy and affordable.

EDUCAUSE members can now get Arctic EWS at discounted member price. Getting started is easy: simply fill out the form below and register.

Maximum protection for minimal cost

Our early warning service Arctic EWS is a proven external cybersecurity monitoring solution that enables you to pinpoint your vulnerabilities and compromised systems. Our notification-based service barely adds any work for security and IT teams and has been shown to be timely, accurate, and efficient.

Arctic EWS grants you full access to a unique dataset that has been hard to find for US educational institutions for several years. With this data at your fingertips, you can significantly reduce the time-to-discovery for cybersecurity issues at your organization.

Easy to implement

Arctic EWS is completely external to your organization, which makes it easy to take into use, and a breeze to run through procurement - there is no need for complicated analysis on data exposure or what information you are comfortable sharing with an external party. Only thing Arctic Security knows about you are your external facing assets, and that is public information by definition.

Free Arctic EWS service tier shows your security posture

Everyone who signs up gets access to our free Asset Discovery and Assessment report, providing you information about your assets that are discoverable from the internet. We then combine that information with our database of know cybersecurity issues that we have seen to affect those assets over the past six months. While the free report does not contain details about the vulnerabilities and problems, just the amounts, it is a quite useful tool in itself. This report reveals what is getting past your current security measures and is an ideal way to take stock of your external security posture.

With Arctic EWS, you can learn what others already know about you – and preact now.

Mark Herron - portrait

Arctic EWS highlighted faults in some of the operational practices that we had and showed on a clear daily basis that it was happening consistently, not as a onesie-twosie type of exception or device misconfiguration. By calling it out to us, Arctic EWS allowed us to identify where the problem actually was in order to address it directly at its source.

- Mark Herron, CISO

Jason Pursian

“Arctic EWS has helped us maintain additional visibility of potential vulnerabilities on publicly accessible endpoints and select domains, and by remediating those vulnerabilities and closing off unnecessary access, has reduced our potential attack surface.

While they vary in severity, over the past year, all notifications from Arctic EWS have been actionable and legitimate findings, with zero false positives.”

- Jason Pursian, Information Security Officer at University of Wisconsin-Madison, CALS


You’ve helped us clearly identify unknown services running on our network that may be used for points of entry because of bad configurations, including unpatched systems, end of life systems, systems with default credentials or improper access controls.

- Harry H, CISO, Large R1 University, USA

Arctic Security supports Higher Education

Even though Arctic EWS is already one of the most cost-effective organization-wide security measures available, we at Arctic Security are passionate supporters of higher education. Our partnership with EDUCAUSE helps institutions gain access to essential cybersecurity at a truly affordable price.
We are currently offering tiered discounted pricing for EDUCAUSE members so that institutions of all sizes can take advantage of the benefits, and our service has been fully tested and evaluated by members of EDUCAUSE. We welcome you to read those studies.

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How much does Arctic EWS cost your institution?

When contacting us, use the form below to let us know that you are an EDUCAUSE member. This will provide you with EDUCAUSE pricing options shown below once you have completed the registration.
We use the IPEDS student population to determine the appropriate pricing for EDUCAUSE members. The number of FTE students is calculated based on fall student headcounts, as reported by the institution on the IPEDS Enrollment. 

Educause member pricing


For organizations with up to 3,000 enrolled students

Billed annually at USD 4620


For organizations with up to 10,000 enrolled students

Billed annually at USD 7260


For organizations with more than 10,000 enrolled students

Billed annually at USD 12,900

Sign-up to Early Warning Service

One-month free trial available

Registering to Arctic EWS is free. After completing the sign-up process and updating your asset information, you can also download your monthly free asset discovery and assessment report, which will always be available for you. You can read more about the commercial Arctic EWS  service.

The free trial is accessible by reaching out to us to enable it.

Arctic EWS is a service intended for businesses and organizations, so please sign up using your business email address which helps us to identify your organization. The sign-up process requires a valid email address, which is also used to verify the domain name used to match data to your organization and will be associated with the Arctic EWS. We may need to contact you to confirm the registration details if there is no apparent connection between the registered email domain and the provided organization name.



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