Proficio Included in Gartner’s 2021 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services for Fifth Year in a Row

Carlsbad, Calif. – October 26, 2021 – Proficio, a managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR) services, today announced they have been recognized once again as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2021 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services* for the fifth consecutive year.  

Gartner’s research estimates the market will grow to over $2B in revenue by 2025 and sees an increase in the number of MDR service providers in the market, “causing challenges for buyers looking to identify and select an appropriate provider.” In their Market Guide, they highlight the continued importance of organizations using MDR services for 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC) capabilities, such as monitoring and threat detection, as well as finding an MDR provider who can assist with threat containment or response processes. 

“We are excited to be recognized in the Gartner Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services for the fifth consecutive year,” said Brad Taylor, CEO, Proficio. “As the first MDR service provider to deliver automated response service and the only on to offer clients real-time insights into their security posture, cyber risk scoring, and gap analysis, we are considered an innovator in this space. We’re proud to be continually recognized in this Market Guide and will continue to invest in our people, processes, and technology to help our clients quickly react to and contain credible threats.” 

Proficio’s utilizes an extensive library of threat discovery use cases, the MITRE ATT&CK ® framework,  machine learning-based threat hunting models, business context modeling, and an advanced threat intelligence platform to provide superior threat detection for our clients. Our clients also receive our patented ThreatInsight® gap analysis and risk scoring, which are included in our ProView™ web portal along with executive dashboards and reports. Through our global network of Modern Security Operations Centers (MSOCs), Proficio experts monitor, investigate and triage suspicious events on a 24/7 basis using either Proficio’s cloud-based Threat Management Platform or a client-owned SIEM, such as Splunk or Elastic. Proficio also offers Risk-Based Vulnerability Management (RBVM) services to prioritize vulnerabilities based on the likelihood of exploitation and the criticality of the assets at risk, and Active Defense service to automate the response to high fidelity security events. 

* Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services, 25 October 2020 
By Analysts: Pete Shoard, Craig Lawson, Mitchell Schneider, John Collins, Mark Wah, Andrew Davies   


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. 

Kim Maibaum

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