MDR Service Provider Proficio Enables Rapid Threat Containment with Microsoft Defender ATP

CARLSBAD   May 4, 2021 – Proficio, a managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR) services, today announced that its proprietary automated response solution, Active Defense, now supports Microsoft Defender ATP. This feature allows Proficio to quickly quarantine or isolate hosts from the network that are determined to be an immediate threat to their clients.

Microsoft Defender ATP is a key tool helping enterprises detect, investigate, and respond to advanced attacks within their organization. As a Gartner leader in endpoint protection service, it provides a host of solutions including cloud security analytics, threat intelligence and endpoint behavioral sensors, for comprehensive built-in endpoint protection capabilities. Proficio continues to expand their Open XDR automated response and containment capabilities by adding this support and provide an extra layer of protection by enabling rapid actions to critical threats detected within their networks by Microsoft Defender ATP.

“In cybersecurity, every second matters, so it is essential to take both fast and effective actions to contain active attacks,” says Brad Taylor, Proficio’s CEO. “Proficio developed Active Defense to aid our clients when a high-fidelity threat is detected within their network. This new integration allows our clients to extend their cyber protection by taking advantage of Proficio’s cloud-based security service alongside Microsoft’s leading endpoint protection solution.”

Proficio’s Active Defense platform currently supports a large number of vendors, including on-premise and cloud-based firewalls and industry-leading endpoint security solutions. This service is part of Proficio’s managed security services offering that enables clients to reduce risk, meet their security and compliance goals, and maximize their investments in security technology. Alongside 24/7 MDR services, Proficio offers clients a full suite of cybersecurity services, including management for security devices and Risk-Based Vulnerability Management, to ensure comprehensive protection against threats.

About Proficio

Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed detection and response service provider. We help prevent cybersecurity breaches by performing and enabling responses to attacks, compromises, and policy violations. Our team of experts provides 24/7 security monitoring and alerting from global security operations centers (SOCs) in San Diego, Barcelona, and Singapore. Proficio’s cloud-native Threat Management Platform uses a combination of industry leading commercial software and proprietary technology to provide clients with advanced analytics, threat intelligence, Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR), patented risk scoring, AI-based threat hunting, Open XDR, and Risk-Based Vulnerability Management.

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