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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