Press Release

Posted on December 15, 2016 by Proficio

PROFICIO PARTNERS WITH CROWDSTRIKE TO PROVIDE ADVANCED MANAGED ENDPOINT SECURITY SERVICES

Offering protects customers’ digital assets from the endpoint to the cloud

Carlsbad, Calif. – December 15, 2016 — Proficio, an award-winning provider of managed detection and response (MDR) services, has partnered with CrowdStrike, the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, to help customers deploy comprehensive security technology and services to protect their digital assets from the endpoint to the cloud. The partnership further delivers on Proficio’s best-of-breed approach to managed security services delivery, making it easier for enterprise customers to keep business-critical data secure using the technology that best meets their needs.

The growing cybersecurity skills gap is putting significant pressure on IT security teams tasked with investigating thousands of security alerts per day – many of which turn out to be false positives. The powerful combination of Proficio’s ProSOC, a family of always-on managed security services, and CrowdStrike’s endpoint security solutions, provides crucial context to each event, reducing the risk of a security breach.

“Proficio and CrowdStrike share a common goal: to stop breaches. Both companies are committed to delivering the most advanced endpoint protection, services and security expertise required to combat today’s complex threat landscape,” said George Kurtz, CEO of CrowdStrike. “Proficio’s approach to managed detection and response is a natural extension of our endpoint protection solution, helping to meet the needs of our enterprise customers.”

Through this partnership, CrowdStrike alerts are sent to Proficio’s cloud-based ProSOC platform which correlates endpoint event data with other relevant logs sources. Proficio SOC analysts review and investigate alerts to provide additional context and illustrate the significance of each data point. IT teams can view their security posture through an intuitive dashboard, and operations are streamlined by delivering alerts from a single point of notification. Proficio ProActive Defense provides orchestrated incident response services, such as programmatically blocking IP traffic from abusive attackers.

“CrowdStrike’s next-generation endpoint protection solution complements the core strengths of our ProSOC managed detection and response portfolio. Together, we provide customers with the proactive, actionable protection they need across the entire enterprise network,” said Tim McElwee, co-founder, president and chairman of the board of Proficio.

To learn more about Proficio’s best-of-breed partnership ecosystem, please visit: https://proficio.com/partners/proficio-synergy-partner-program.

About Proficio

Proficio is an award-winning provider of managed detection and response services. Its innovative approach to managed security service delivery is changing the way organizations defend against advanced threats, achieve regulatory compliance, and prevent security breaches. Proficio’s ProSOC service provides highly accurate, 24×7 security monitoring and alerting, advanced threat detection, and automated response services. Proficio is the trusted managed security service provider for some of the world’s leading utility, healthcare, industrial and consumer-focused organizations. To take your security to the next generation, visit www.proficio.com. Join the conversation with Proficio’s security leaders at
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About CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection. CrowdStrike has revolutionized endpoint protection by being the first and only company to unify next-generation antivirus, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and a 24/7 managed hunting service — all delivered via a single lightweight agent. The CrowdStrike Falcon platform, certified to replace legacy antivirus, has reinvented how endpoint security is delivered with its industry-leading, cloud-native architecture. CrowdStrike Falcon protects customers against advanced cyber attacks, using sophisticated signatureless artificial intelligence/machine learning and Indicator of Attack (IoA) based threat prevention to stop known and unknown threats in real-time. Core to its innovative approach is the CrowdStrike Threat Graph which analyzes and correlates over 27 billion events per day from millions of sensors deployed across 176 countries, uniquely providing crowdsourced protection for the entire customer community.

Many of the world’s largest organizations already put their trust in CrowdStrike, including three of the 10 largest global companies by revenue, five of the 10 largest financial institutions, three of the top 10 health care providers, and three of the top 10 energy companies. Learn more: https://www.crowdstrike.com/

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