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Proficio Announces First Half Growth and Top 25 Placement in MSSP Alert’s Top 250 MSSPs

CARLSBAD   September 21, 2022 – Proficio, a leading Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service provider, today announced their significant growth in the first half of 2022, as well as a top 25 placement in MSSP Alert’s recent MSSP 250.

Proficio has continued to see steady growth since its founding in 2010. For the first half of their fiscal year, they had a 60% growth in their Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service business. Additionally, Proficio is excited to once again be placed in the top spot on MSSP Alert’s Top 250 MSSP list for 2022. This list annually identifies and honors the top MSSPs, MDR, and Security Operations Center as a Service (SOCaaS) providers worldwide. Proficio has moved up four spots this year, from number 27 in 2021.

In addition, Proficio has announced several key new hires and strategic promotions to grow their expanding business.

  • Nathaniel O’Brien joins Proficio from Tanium, where he served as Director of Product Management. He brings a wealth of industry experience with a passion for gaining outcomes from technology to help lead the strategic direction of Proficio.
  • Tim DeMarco joins Proficio from PagerDuty, as their Senior Director of Partnerships and Alliances. He has extensive industry experience on the sales and partnership side and will be leading the charge to build up their alliance partnerships and drive continued growth in the channel partner space.
  • Jessica Doyle has been promoted to Head of Global SOC Operations and will now lead Proficio’s three global SOCs, focusing on analysis and investigations, incident response, threat intelligence, and operational excellence.
  • Bryan Borra has been promoted to Proficio’s Head of Global Threat Detection, where he will help their teams better leverage advanced capabilities. including big data, SOAR, and machine learning, to continually enhance threat detection and response for their global clients.
  • James Crabb has been promoted to Vice President, Global Engineering and Managed Services, where he will continue to spearhead their growth of managed security services and managed endpoint detection and response.

“We are excited about the continued growth and industry recognition for Proficio in the MDR and Managed Security Services sector,” says Brad Taylor, CEO. “It’s an honor to once again be recognized as a top managed security service provider by MSSP Alert and continues to demonstrate the dedication of our team and our focus on bringing our clients unapparelled value. With our new leadership team, alongside the significant investments made in advanced managed detection and response technologies, we will continue to see improvements that help our clients stay better protected.”

Proficio delivers an array of security services, including 24/7 security monitoring, incident alerting, and response capabilities from a global network of Security Operations Centers (SOCs). To further help their customers to reduce risk and meet their security and compliance goals, they have a comprehensive security offering, including Risk-Based Vulnerability Management (RBVM), Identity Threat Detection and Response (ITDR), and Managed Infrastructure Services.

About Proficio

Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed detection and response (MDR) service provider. We help prevent cybersecurity breaches by performing and enabling responses to attacks, compromises, and policy violations. We have been recognized in Gartner’s Market Guide for MDR services annually since 2017. Our team of experts provides 24/7 security monitoring and alerting from global security operations centers (SOCs) in San Diego, Barcelona, and Singapore.  www.proficio.com

Contacts:
Kim Maibaum
kmaibaum@proficio.com

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 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 Extends MDR, Managed Security Services to Australia

Proficio, a Top 100 MSSP for 2017 that provides managed detection and response (MDR), log monitoring and other cybersecurity services, has opened a facility in Melbourne, Australia. The Melbourne hub is Proficio’s third location in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.

With the Melbourne hub, Proficio is better equipped than ever before to expand its cybersecurity services and infrastructure in the Australian market, President Tim McElwee said in a prepared statement. The Melbourne hub also highlights Proficio’s commitment to global expansion.

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