Proficio Awards and Certifications

CEO Achievement of the Year

Proficio’s CEO, Brad Taylor won a Gold CEO World Award in the CEO Achievement of the Year category. He was honored with this award for helping Proficio achieve 28 consecutive quarters of recurring revenue growth.

Executive of the Year

Proficio’s President, Tim McElwee was recognized with a Silver CEO World Award in the Executive of the Year category for Security Services companies. The CEO World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, CEO excellence studies, corporate social responsibility, and milestones from every major industry in the world.

Best Managed Security Services

Proficio won gold in the IT World Awards – Managed Security Services category for its SOC-as-a-Service offering. The annual IT World Awards recognition program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

Best Deployments in USA

Proficio won bronze in the Best Deployments in USA category of the IT world awards for their onboarding program and deployement case study with Lewis & Clark College.

Executive of the Year

Tim McElwee, Proficio’s President was recognized with a silver award in the Executive of the Year category of the IT World Awards.

CEO of the Year

Brad Taylor, Proficio’s CEO was recognized with a bronze award in the CEO of the Year category of the IT World Awards.

Proficio Listed Among 10 Best Tech Startups in Carlsbad

The Tech Tribune compiled a list of the best tech startups in Carlsbad, CA. Determing factors included revenue potential, leadership team, brand/product traction and competitive analysis. Additionally, all companies must be independent (un-acquired), privately owned, at most 10 years old, and have received at least one round of funding in order to qualify.

2018 Cybersecurity 500

Proficio was named on Cybersecurity Ventures’ Cybersecurity 500 list for 2018 under the Managed Security Services category. The Cybersecurity 500 features the world’s hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2018.

The Publisher’s Choice for Security Company of the Year for 2018

Cyber Defense Magazine awarded Proficio as the Publisher’s Choice for Security Company of the Year for 2018.

The Hot Company in Managed Security Service Providers for 2018

Cyber Defense Magazine awarded Proficio as the Hot Company in Managed Security Service Providers for 2018.

Editor’s Choice CEO of the Year for 2018

Cyber Defense Magazine awarded Proficio’s CEO, Brad Taylor, as Editor’s Choice CEO of the Year for 2018.

San Diego Business Journal Top Cybersecurity Organizations of 2018

Proficio was awarded a spot on the San Diego Business Journal’s Top Cybersecurity Organizations of 2018 list.

CRN Security 100

Proficio was awarded a placement on the Security 100 of CRN’s 2018 MSP 500 list for the second year in a row. CRN’s annual Security 100 gives solution providers a clear path to navigate the fast-growing security vendor market.

BEST OVERALL SECURITY COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Proficio was recognized with a bronze award in the Best Overall Cybersecurity Company of the Year category. The Info Security PG Global Excellence Awards were created to honor and generate industry-wide and peer recognition of the best companies, products, people, PR and more from all over the world.

BEST SECURITY COMPANY OF THE YEAR (SERVICES)

Proficio was one of only two companies recognized in the services area, and was awarded Silver in the Best Security Company of the Year category. The 2018 Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards is an annual competition that created to honor and generate industry-wide and peer recognition of best companies, products, people, PR and more from all over the world.

CYBER SECURITY VENDOR ACHIEVEMENT OF THE YEAR

Proficio was awarded the 2018 Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Award for Cyber Security Vendor Achievement of the Year. The company won Gold for the significant expansion efforts that were made in North America, EMEA and APAC in 2017.

SERVICE EXCELLENCE OF THE YEAR – SOC-AS-A-SERVICE

Proficio was the only company to win two awards in the Service Excellence of the Year category. The company was honored with a Silver award for our SOC-as-a-Service offering.

SERVICE EXCELLENCE OF THE YEAR – SPLUNK SERVICES

Proficio was awarded a Bronze for our Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security Services offering. The Info Security Product Guide Global Excellence Awards were created to honor and generate industry-wide and peer recognition of best companies, products, people, PR and more from all over the world.

BEST CYBERSECURITY COMPANY

Out of forty companies that enter the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards competition, Proficio was awarded bronze in the Best Cybersecurity Company category. The 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Award is an annual competition honoring individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security.

CYBERSECURITY TEAM OF THE YEAR

Proficio was awarded the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Award in Cybersecurity Team of the Year category. The 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals, products and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security.

BEST MANAGED SECURITY SERVICE

Our company was recognized for its world-class cybersecurity services at the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Award by receiving gold medal in Best Managed Security Service category. The 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals, products and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security.

2017 Cloud Computing Excellence Award

Proficio was named the winner of the 2017 Cloud Computing Excellence Award. The Cloud Computing Excellence Award honors vendors that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market.

2017 Top 100 MSSPs

Proficio earned a top 25 spot on the global rankings of top managed security services providers by MSSP Alert. The top ranking reflects our standing as a world leader in delivering world-class cybersecurity services.

2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Finalist

Proficio was a finalist for the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards in two categories – Fastest Growing Cybersecurity Company and Managed Security Service. We were selected as finalists after reviewing our nomination content and votes from the information security community were collected.

CRN security 100

Proficio was awarded a placement on the Security 100 of CRN’s 2017 MSP 500 list. The CRN Security 100 list is designed to help partners wade through the ever-expanding security market – from the long-standing legacy vendors to the niche players – to take the headache out of finding that perfect puzzle piece for your portfolio.

2016 CIOHONOUR

Proficio was named the winner of the CIOHONOUR Award in the Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) category for Enterprise Security. The CIOHONOUR AWARDS is a powerful endorsement promoted by CXOHONOUR, a recognized endorsement platform amongst the CIO community in Singapore.

2016 Cybersecurity 500

The Cybersecurity 500 creates awareness and recognition for the most innovative cybersecurity companies and is the definitive list of the world’s hottest companies in the cybersecurity industry. Proficio was added to the list in Q2 2016 under the category of Managed Security Providers.

Computer Technology Review MVP Award

Proficio was awarded the MVP Award from Computer Technology Review. Proficio’s ProSOC® was selected for the prestigious publication’s 2015 Most Valuable Products list based on criteria such as solution effectiveness, innovation and usability.

Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500

Proficio ranked 263 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Proficio grew 275 percent during this period.

National Cyber Security Awareness Champion

As an official Champion, Proficio is committed to cybersecurity and online safety. We are joining a growing global effort among colleges and universities, businesses, government agencies, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote online safety awareness. For more information about National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the NCSAM Champions program, and how to participate in NCSAM activities, visit staysafeonline.org.

SOC 2 Audits and Reports

Proficio undergoes annual SOC 2 auditing against the trust principles of Security, Availability, and Confidentiality. These audits review our controls against the AICPA’s “Common Criteria” and test those controls. Our auditor’s reports, available upon request, show that our controls are in full compliance with the standards, and when tested, passed without exception.

U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework Certified

Proficio complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Proficio has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement.