Proficio Named to MSSP Alert’s Top 250 MSSPs List for 2020 

Fourth-Annual List Honors Leading
MSSP, MDR and SOCaaS Cybersecurity Companies Worldwide 

Carlsbad, CA – September 24, 2020 – MSSP Alert, published by After Nines Inc., has named Proficio to the Top 250 MSSPs list for 2020 (http://www.msspalert.com/top250).  

The list and research identify and honor the top MSSPs, managed detection and response (MDR) and Security Operations Center as a Service (SOCaaS) providers worldwide. 

The rankings are based on MSSP Alert’s 2020 readership survey combined with the digital media site’s global editorial coverage of managed security services providers. The fourth-annual list has expanded from 2019 (200 honorees) and 2018-2017 (100 honorees) amid MSSP Alert’s continued, organic readership growth.  

“We pleased to once again be recognized as a top managed security service provider by MSSP Alert,” said Brad Taylor, CEO of Proficio. “Being ranked in the top tenth percentile of the list reflects the dedication of our team and our focus on bringing our clients unapparelled value, combined with the significant investments made in advanced managed detection and response technologies.” 

“After Nines Inc. and MSSP Alert congratulate Proficio on this year’s honor,” said Amy Katz, CEO of After Nines Inc. “Despite the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s honorees continue to accelerate their businesses, mitigate customer risk and safeguard digital assets worldwide.”  

Highlights from the associated MSSP Alert research include: 

  • MSSP Revenue Growth: MSSP honorees, on average, expect to generate $19.15 million in revenue for 2020, up 16% from $16.47 million in 2019. 
  • Geography: Honorees are headquartered in 25 different countries — up from 19 countries in the 2019 report. 
  • Profits: 84% of MSSPs surveyed expect to be profitable for fiscal year 2020. 
  • Security Operations Centers: 67% have in-house SOCs, 24% are hybrid, 6% completely outsource their SOCs, and 3% are reevaluating their SOC strategies. 
  • Cyberattack Trends: The most frequent attacks targeting MSSP customers in 2020 include phishing (95%), vulnerability (76%) and ransomware (69%) attacks. 
  • Cybersecurity Solutions: In a continued sign of market fragmentation, MSSP survey participants mentioned 129 different hardware, software, cloud, and services vendors that assist their cybersecurity efforts — up from 95 in 2019. 
  • M&A: Mergers, acquisitions and private equity investments continue to accelerate across the MSSP landscape. Twenty high-profile deals involving MSSP 250 honorees have surfaced since last year’s report. 

The Top 250 MSSPs list and research were overseen by Content Czar Joe Panettieri (@JoePanettieri). Find the online list and associated report here: http://www.msspalert.com/top250. 

About Proficio 

Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) offering a full range of cybersecurity services through global security operations centers (SOCs) in San Diego, Barcelona and Singapore. Proficio’s services include managed detection and response (MDR), 24/7 monitoring and alerting, Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR), AI-based threat detection, Risk-based Vulnerability Management, and Risk Scoring. Proficio’s innovative approach to managed cybersecurity services combines proprietary software, credentialed security analysts, and the industry’s most advanced technologies to help organizations defend against advanced threats. www.proficio.com. 

Contacts:
Kim Maibaum

About After Nines Inc. 

After Nines Inc. provides timeless IT guidance for strategic partners and IT security professionals across ChannelE2E (www.ChannelE2E.com) and MSSP Alert (www.MSSPAlert.com).  ChannelE2E tracks every stage of the IT service provider journey — from entrepreneur to exit. MSSP Alert is the global voice for Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs).   

  • For sponsorship information contact After Nines Inc. CEO Amy Katz, Amy@AfterNines.com 
  • For content and editorial questions contact After Nines Inc. Content Czar Joe PanettieriJoe@AfterNines.com 

Proficio Included in Gartner’s 2020 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services for Fourth Consecutive Year

Carlsbad, Calif. – September 9, 2020 – Proficio, an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR), has been recognized as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2020 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services* for the fourth year in a row.

In their Market Guide, Gartner states that in the past year , they have seen “a 44 percent growth in end users’ inquiries into MDR services”. Gartner sees strong growth potential for the market, projecting that “by 2025, 50 percent of organizations will be using MDR services for threat monitoring, detection, and response functions that offer threat containment capabilities.”

“We are pleased to be recognized in the Gartner Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services for the fourth consecutive year,” said Brad Taylor, CEO, Proficio. “Proficio is an innovator in MDR services. We delivered the first automated response service, pioneered SOC-as-a-Service, and are a leader in cybersecurity business intelligence. We continue to invest in our people, processes, and technology to reduce the time to both detect threats and respond to attacks and security incidents.”

Proficio’s approach to threat detection leverages an extensive library of threat discovery use cases, the MITRE ATT&CK® framework, AI-based threat hunting models, business context modeling, and an advanced threat intelligence platform. Through our global network of Security Operations Centers (SOCs), Proficio experts monitor, investigate and triage suspicious events on a 24/7 basis. Our Active Defense service automates the response to high fidelity security events and integrates with leading security products to provide the industry’s first SOAR-as-a-Service.

* Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services, 26 August 2020

By Analysts Toby Bussa, Kelly Kavanagh, Pete Shoard, John Collins, Craig Lawson, Mitchell Schneider

ABOUT PROFICIO

Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering 24/7 security monitoring and alerting, managed detection and response (MDR), and cybersecurity services through global security operations centers in San Diego, Barcelona and Singapore. Proficio’s innovative approach to managed cybersecurity services uses proprietary processes, experienced security analysts, and the industry’s most powerful technologies to help organizations defend against advanced threats.

Contacts:
Kim Maibaum
KMaibaum@Proficio.com

Proficio Appoints KJ Lee as Sales Director, APAC

Lee to Expand Proficio’s MDR Services within APAC Region

Singapore – April 27, 2020 – Proficio, a managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR) services, today announced the company has hired KJ Lee as Sales Director, APAC. Lee will utilize his nearly 20 years in information technology and cybersecurity services to lead the company’s regional sales team and drive continued growth in this sector.

Lee joins Proficio from Tata Communications, where he successfully created and implemented sales and marketing programs for their Managed Security Services portfolio. Prior to Tata, he held various product, sales and strategy roles at StarHub and BlackBerry, where he continually exceeded revenue goals and played an integral role in defining their Managed Services business roadmaps. He was recently the keynote speaker for SCS Cloud Conference 2019, where he spoke on the topic of security in a digital world, focusing on cybersecurity in the cloud and IoT.

“I’m excited to have KJ join the Proficio team,” said Alex Tok, Managing Director, APAC for Proficio. “His deep industry knowledge and proven track record of success will be a tremendous value to our company. With the recent launch of our next-generation platform, KJ will play a key role in strategically accelerating our expansion in the APAC region and continue to strengthen our position as a leader in the managed detection and response services space.”

Proficio recently rolled out their new next-generation platform based on a universal bus architecture, which leverages machine learning and big data technologies, and was recently named a Leader in Markets and Markets SOC-as-a-Service market report.

“In this time of great uncertainty, cybersecurity has never been a more critical area for businesses,” says Lee. “Proficio provides unique and highly effective cybersecurity services, that are in very high demand. Their commitment to protecting their clients is unparalleled, and I am looking forward contributing to the company’s continued success.” 

About Proficio
Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) offering a full range of cybersecurity services through global security operations centers (SOCs) in San Diego, Singapore and Barcelona. Proficio’s services include managed detection and response (MDR), 24/7 monitoring and alerting, Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR), AI-based threat detection, Risk-based Vulnerability Management, and Risk Scoring. Proficio’s innovative approach to managed cybersecurity services combines proprietary software, credentialed security analysts, and the industry’s most advanced technologies to help organizations defend against advanced threats. www.proficio.com.

 

Contact:
Kim Maibaum
kmaibaum@proficio.com

Proficio Appoints Chris Jenkins as Sales Director, UK and Ireland

Industry Veteran Joins Proficio’s Sales Management Team

London/Barcelona –  March 26, 2020 – Proficio, a managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR), today announced that Chris Jenkins has been appointed Director of Sales for the UK and Ireland. As a seasoned cybersecurity executive, Jenkins will be responsible for continuing to grow Proficio’s client base in key European markets.

Jenkins comes to Proficio with an impressive track record of growing cybersecurity businesses and leading sales and marketing teams. He has received numerous awards, such as the Best EMEA Partner for Palo Alto Networks, and the Fortinet “FortiHero” award, as was recently the Keynote Speaker for Cisco Connect in Portugal. Before Proficio, Jenkins was Global Head of Security Sales for Telstra, which is one of the largest telecom companies in the world. While at Telstra, Jenkins successfully grew Telstra’s security business in Europe before assuming responsibility for global sales operations, excluding Australia.

“I’m pleased to welcome Chris to Proficio,” said Tim Capps, Managing Director, EMEA for Proficio. “Chris’ proven leadership experience and track record of success in cybersecurity sales will be of immense value to us. As Proficio continues to grow and we launch our new next-generation platform, Chris will help us strategically scale our European business and strengthen our position as a leader in the managed detection and response services market.”

In 2019, Proficio had another record-breaking year of sales, extending the company’s track record of continuous growth. The company also recently rolled out their new next-generation platform, that is based on a universal bus architecture that leverages big data and machine learning technologies. Jenkins will play an integral role in defining and implementing Proficio’s European growth strategy.

“I am excited to join Proficio and contribute to their continued success of delivering world-class managed detection and response services,” says Jenkins. “After speaking with Proficio’s executive team, I am convinced that their innovative approach to cybersecurity services is well positioned to help European organizations meet their cybersecurity and compliance goals.”

About Proficio

Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) offering a full range of cybersecurity services through global security operations centers (SOCs) in San Diego, Barcelona and Singapore. Proficio’s services include managed detection and response (MDR), 24/7 monitoring and alerting, Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR), AI-based threat detection, Risk-based Vulnerability Management, and Risk Scoring. Proficio’s innovative approach to managed cybersecurity services combines proprietary software, credentialed security analysts, and the industry’s most advanced technologies to help organizations defend against advanced threats. www.proficio.com.

Contact:
Kim Maibaum
kmaibaum@proficio.com

Proficio Recognized for Innovative Managed Detection and Response Services

Carlsbad, CA – December 6, 2019 – Proficio, a managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR), today announced it has won multiple industry awards in the second half of 2019, continuing its track record as the most-recognized provider in its space. Proficio earned the following distinctions:

“Managed detection and response services are a critical component of an enterprises’ cybersecurity strategy. Organizations across industries trust Proficio to keep their environments secure around-the-clock, and we take that responsibility very seriously,” said Brad Taylor, CEO, Proficio. “We are honored to receive these latest awards in recognition of the best-in-class services we provide and the value we deliver to our customers.”

About Proficio

Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) offering a full range of cybersecurity services through global security operations centers (SOCs) in San Diego, Barcelona and Singapore. Proficio’s services include managed detection and response (MDR), 24/7 monitoring and alerting, Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR), AI-based threat detection, Risk-based Vulnerability Management, and Risk Scoring. Proficio’s innovative approach to managed cybersecurity services combines proprietary software, credentialed security analysts, and the industry’s most advanced technologies to help organizations defend against advanced threats. www.proficio.com.

Contact:
Kim Maibaum
kmaibaum@proficio.com

Proficio Partners with PatternEx to Bring Artificial Intelligence-based Threat Detection to Proficio Clients

PATTERNEX’S VIRTUAL ANALYST PLATFORM TO MAXIMIZE THE PRODUCTIVITY OF PROFICIO’S GLOBAL TEAM OF SECURITY ANALYSTS

Proficio, an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR) announced a partnership with PatternEx, the leader in AI enabled cyber threat detection, and their Virtual Analyst Platform. Proficio chose PatternEx because of their Virtual Analyst Platform’s ability to detect advanced attacks and to create custom models that target specific attacks faced by Proficio’s clients.

“We are excited to partner with PatternEx to enhance our managed detection and response services,” said Brad Taylor, CEO, Proficio. “Our mission is to provide the most advanced technology, integrated into a flexible and scalable managed services platform. With PatternEx, we can help our clients reduce risk by detecting new complex threats faster and more efficiently.”

MDR providers benefit from deploying PatternEx in their Security Operations Centers (SOCs) because the software significantly increases advanced threat detection abilities, minimizes false positives and reduces time to detection and remediation times. PatternEx’s Virtual Analyst Platform enables senior security analysts to leverage successful threat hunting tactics into customized AI-based threat models that can be used by all security analysts. Analyst investigation time is significantly reduced through Auto-Correlation which creates an instant attack story with relationships mapped across the cyber kill chain.

“PatternEx is delighted to be partnering with Proficio, a global leader in the managed detection and response services industry,” said Uday Veeramachaneni, CEO, PatternEx. “By empowering their security analysts to create and manage AI-based threat detection models, Proficio is maximizing the productivity of their global team of security experts while delivering the most advanced threat detection capabilities.”

PatternEx Virtual Analyst Platform performs at scale with features such as:

  • 1000+ Security analytics, 100+ pre-packaged models, custom model creation, and easy operationalization of AI models
  • Multi-tenant UI and API based workflows
  • Automatic and massively scalable data lake management and ML data transformation

Learn more about why Proficio chose PatternEx.

About PatternEx

PatternEx’s Virtual Analyst Platform software turns cyber security analysts into super heroes – enabling detection of 10x more threats at 1/5th cost with automated and analyst sourced based AI attack detection models. PatternEx uses analyst in the loop technology to enable analysts to create new models and train them continuously.  PatternEx, based in San Jose, CA, was founded in 2013 by researchers from MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Lab CSAIL.  Learn more at patternex.com or follow us on Twitter @patternex.

About Proficio

Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering 24/7 security monitoring and alerting, managed detection and response (MDR), and cybersecurity services through global security operations centers in San Diego, Barcelona and Singapore. Proficio’s innovative approach to managed cybersecurity services uses proprietary processes, experienced security analysts, and the industry’s most advanced technologies to help organizations defend against advanced threats. Proficio pioneered the concept of SOC-as-a-Service and was the first MSSP to automate threat containment and to provide a security dashboard with threat scoring.

www.proficio.com.

PRESS CONTACTS:

KAPIL RAINA
KAPIL@PATTERNEX.COM

BRITTNEY TIMMINS
BTIMMINS@PROFICIO.COM

Proficio Partners with Qualys to Expand its Managed Detection and Response Services

INTEGRATES QUALYS CLOUD PLATFORM FOR ADVANCED VISIBILITY, SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE

CARLSBAD, CA and FOSTER CITY, CA – August 5, 2019

Proficio, an award-winning global managed security services provider (MSSP), today announced it is partnering with Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, to fully integrate the Qualys suite of cloud-based solutions with Proficio’s Managed Detection and Response capabilities.

As part of the expanded partnership, Proficio clients now have access to Qualys apps including Vulnerability Management, Asset Inventory Cloud Agents, File Integrity Monitoring, Policy Compliance, and ThreatProtection, which contributes to Proficio’s strategy of providing continuous threat visibility and protection. Proficio will also leverage Qualys’ groundbreaking Global IT Asset Discovery and Inventory App to help its clients to create a continuous, real-time inventory of known and unknown assets across on-premises, endpoint, multi-cloud, mobile, container, OT and IoT environments.

“We are excited to expand our successful partnership with Qualys and leverage their leading cloud security and compliance solutions,” said Brad Taylor, CEO of Proficio. “Qualys allows us to take advantage of integrating a single backend while providing our clients with the functionality of 19 applications enabling enhanced visibility and deeper analysis for improved security. This is unique in the industry.”

“Adding Qualys apps to Proficio Managed Security Services provides clients with a single-pane-of-glass to view threats across their global IT infrastructure including mobile, cloud, on-premises, or IoT environments,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO for Qualys. “Furthermore, by integrating the Qualys Cloud Platform with their existing Managed Security Services, Proficio further enhances its next-generation managed services offering to provide their clients with full visibility, real-time detection, and response.”

About Proficio

Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering 24/7 security monitoring and alerting, managed detection and response (MDR), and cybersecurity services through global security operations centers in San Diego, Barcelona, and Singapore. Proficio’s innovative approach to managed cybersecurity services uses proprietary processes, experienced security analysts, and the industry’s most advanced technologies to help organizations defend against advanced threats. Proficio pioneered the concept of SOC-as-a-Service and was the first MSSP to automate threat containment and to provide a security dashboard with threat scoring. To learn more, visit www.proficio.com.

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 12,200 customers and active users in more than 130 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for greater agility, better business outcomes, and substantial cost savings.

The Qualys Cloud Platform and its integrated Cloud Apps deliver businesses critical security intelligence continuously, enabling them to automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance, and protection for IT systems and web applications on-premises, on endpoints and elastic clouds. Founded in 1999 as one of the first SaaS security companies, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading cloud providers like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and the Google Cloud Platform, and managed service providers and consulting organizations including Accenture, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Deutsche Telekom, DXC Technology, Fujitsu, HCL Technologies, IBM, Infosys, NTT, Optiv, SecureWorks, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance. For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.

Qualys and the Qualys logo are proprietary trademarks of Qualys, Inc. All other products or names may be trademarks of their respective companies.

PRESS CONTACTS:

MARIAH GAUTHIER
(415) 963 4174
QUALYS@HIGHWIREPR.COM

BRITTNEY TIMMINS
(760) 994-6302
BTIMMINS@PROFICIO.COM

Proficio Named in Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services for Third Consecutive Year

GLOBAL MANAGED SECURITY SERVICES PROVIDER RECOGNIZED AS REPRESENTATIVE VENDOR IN THE REPORT

Carlsbad, Calif. – July 25, 2019 – Proficio, an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR), has been recognized as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s July 15, 2019 “Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services” for the third year in a row. The report states, “MDR services add 24/7 threat monitoring, detection and response capabilities to security operations capabilities via an outcome-oriented approach. Security and risk management leaders should use this research to determine if MDR services are a good fit for their goals, use cases and requirements.

According to Gartner, “the MDR market continues to grow, and Gartner clients are gaining increasing awareness of the market. Gartner observed a 35% growth in inquiry on the topic over the last 12 months and estimates the market grew 20% year over year to approximately $600 million in 2018.” The report also predicts that “by 2024, 25% of organizations will be using MDR services, up from less than 5% today.”

“We are proud to be included in the Gartner Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services for the third consecutive year,” said Brad Taylor, CEO, Proficio. “MDR services have always been a focus of our cybersecurity services and we will continue to innovate in this area through leveraging machine learning, big data, and the cloud.”

Proficio’s approach to managed security services delivery is changing the way organizations defend against advanced threats and prevent security breaches. By offering around-the-clock MDR services, Proficio’s customers have unprecedented visibility into their networks and cybersecurity posture, and the peace of mind that their data is protected 24/7.

*Gartner, Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services, Toby Bussa, Kelly Kavanagh, Sid Deshpande, Craig Lawson, Pete Shoard, 15 July 2019

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ABOUT PROFICIO

Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering 24/7 security monitoring and alerting, managed detection and response (MDR), and cybersecurity services through global security operations centers in San Diego, Barcelona and Singapore. Proficio’s innovative approach to managed cybersecurity services uses proprietary processes, experienced security analysts, and the industry’s most advanced technologies to help organizations defend against advanced threats. Proficio pioneered the concept of SOC-as-a-Service and was the first MSSP to automate threat containment and to provide a security dashboard with threat scoring.

Contacts:
Kim Maibum
KMaibaum@Proficio.com

Proficio Recognized for its Leadership and Innovation in Managed Security Services

NETWORK COMPUTING NAMES PROFICIO CLOUD-DELIVERED SECURITY SOLUTION WINNER

Carlsbad, CA – May 15, 2019 – Proficio, an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR), today announced a host of recent accolades for its innovative approach to managed security services and impact on the cybersecurity market. This recognition comes from leading organizations, including:

  • CRN: Recognized in the Security 100 of CRN’s 2019 Managed Service Provider 500 list for the third year in a row
  • Cyber Defense Magazine: Awarded three InfoSec Awards:
    • Market Leader in Managed Detection and Response
    • Most Innovative SOC-as-a-Service Provider
    • Hot Company: Managed Security Service Provider
  • Cybersecurity Excellence Awards: Honored with several Excellence Awards:
    • Gold for Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company and Fastest Growing Cybersecurity Company
    • Silver for Security Monitoring; Threat Detection, Intelligence and Response; Cybersecurity Team of the Year for Proficio’s Global SOC team; and Cybersecurity Professional of the Year for Proficio’s Co-CEO and Chairman, Tim McElwee
  • Infosecurity Products Guide: Awarded several Global Excellence Awards, including:
    • Gold for Company Growth and for Executive of the Year for Proficio’s Co-CEO and Chairman, Tim McElwee
    • Bronze for Proficio’s Threat Hunting, Detection, Intelligence and Response solutions
  • MyTechMag: Named Proficio to their list of Top 20 Healthcare Tech Solution Providers
  • Network Computing Awards: Network Computing, a UK-based IT publication, named Proficio the winner in the Cloud-Delivered Security Solution category

“Proficio prides itself on a commitment to technology advancement and our on a focus to providing managed security services tailored to meet our customers’ unique needs,” said Brad Taylor, Co-CEO, Proficio. “It is a reflection on our team of cyber professional and technology experts that in 2019 we’ve won more awards than any other player in our space.”

Proficio’s innovative approach to managed security services is changing the way organizations defend against cyber threats and prevent security breaches. Proficio’s executive dashboards and ThreatInsight risk scoring provides customers with unprecedented visibility into their cybersecurity posture.

About Proficio

Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) offering a full range of cybersecurity services including managed detection and response (MDR), 24/7 monitoring and alerting, automated response, advanced threat detection and security assessments through global security operations centers in San Diego, Barcelona and Singapore. Proficio’s innovative approach to managed cybersecurity services uses proprietary processes, experienced security analysts, and the industry’s most advanced technologies to help organizations defend against advanced threats. www.proficio.com.

Contacts:
Brittney Timmins
btimmins@proficio.com

Proficio Opens London Office to Meet Growing Demand for Managed Security Services

London, UK – April 9, 2019 – Proficio, an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR), today announced the opening of its new London office. The new office is part of Proficio’s expanded EMEA presence and reflects the increasing demand for Proficio’s managed security services in the UK.

“We are delighted to open our new London office conveniently located in the heart of London’s Square Mile,” said Tim Capps, EMEA Managing Director, Proficio. “Our London office will not only bring us much closer to our existing UK-based customers, but also allows us to continue expanding our offerings and services to new customers.”

Since the 2016 launch of its EMEA operations in Barcelona, Spain, Proficio has experienced rapid growth, adding new customers across the region. The company’s expanded presence and growing team will support and accelerate the substantial market demand for Proficio’s managed security services.

Proficio appointed Andrew Laver as regional director, United Kingdom, to strengthen the company’s presence in the region and rapidly drive new growth opportunities. Prior to Proficio, Mr. Laver held multiple senior positions in the cyber security and IT industry including working for BT and Computacenter.

“Proficio invented the concept of SOC-as-a-Service and I am excited to be working with the industry leader,” said Mr. Laver. “In the first quarter of 2019, Proficio has received 15 awards recognizing the excellence of our services and team – among which include Finalist for Best Managed SOC UK.”

Proficio’s new London office is located in Salesforce Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC3V 3LT.

About Proficio
Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) offering a full range of cybersecurity services including managed detection and response (MDR), 24/7 monitoring and alerting, automated response, advanced threat detection and security assessments through global security operations centers in San Diego, Barcelona and Singapore. Proficio’s innovative approach to managed cybersecurity services uses proprietary processes, experienced security analysts, and the industry’s most advanced technologies to help organizations defend against advanced threats. www.proficio.com.

Contacts:
Brittney Timmins
btimmins@proficio.com