- Job title of nominated professional: Global SOC team
- Company (where nominated professional or team is working): Proficio
- Website: http://www.proficio.com
- Company size (employees): 100 to 499
- Country: United States
- Headquarters Region: North America
In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition:
--Proficio’s expert SOC team provides award-winning 24x7 monitoring, alerting and incident response services to clients worldwide to ensure total cyber protection. The team is comprised of 3 aligned groups that include content developers, analysts and engineers. These individuals all work together as a single global unit using proprietary processes, integrated technologies, and leveraging use cases to maximize output and effectiveness. Proficio’s SOC team members continually collaborate to uncover and verify new threats and act as a true extension of our clients’ in-house teams.
--Proficio’s SOC team provides our clients with custom-tailored alerting, dashboards, reporting and support based on the client’s individual cybersecurity needs. This team of cybersecurity experts is known for their ability to provide the most accurate alerts and deliver faster notifications to prevent potential damage from security breaches. The team develops and utilizes correlation rules, use cases and other expert intelligence to dramatically reduce alert fatigue and provide clients with only real, actionable alerts that are communicated and responded to immediately. The global SOC team is helping Proficio change the way companies around the world identify and defend against threats, achieve regulatory compliance and prevent security breaches.
--Proficio’s SOC team supports organizations in the financial services, healthcare, energy, manufacturing and retail industries with their compliance and regulatory needs by providing them with the peace of mind knowing their networks and applications are monitored 24/7. From HIPAA to PCI and even GDPR, Proficio analysts, engineers and developers are versed in understanding specific compliance requirements for the storing and protecting of sensitive customer data so that all regulatory measures are met and maintained.
In less than 300 words, summarize the achievements of the professional or team in the nominated category
Proficio’s global team of security operations center (SOC) analysts, engineers and developers is comprised of cybersecurity experts who are trained in the latest cybersecurity threat hunting techniques and technologies. The SOC team is strategically located around the world in Asia, North America, and Europe to provide maximum, 24×7 coverage for Proficio’s customers.
Many of Proficio’s SOC team members are veterans who fought for their country before pursuing a career fighting a different kind of threat in cyberspace. Proficio has found that the same skills that made our veteran team members great soldiers have also helped them to remain vigilant for cyber threats and to quickly and accurately respond to threats to ensure the security of our clients’ networks.
The Proficio SOC team has been a driving force behind the company’s continued growth and global expansion. In 2018, the company opened a Melbourne operation, Proficio’s third location in the Asia-Pacific region in addition to an existing global SOC in Singapore and an office in Hong Kong. In EMEA, the company opened its third SOC in Barcelona, Spain in May 2017. These SOCs were opened to meet the fast-growing demand of regional businesses for the around-the-clock managed security services that our global SOC team members provide.
The skills, expertise and passion of Proficio’s SOC team are a big reason why companies and organizations from many industries all around the world trust the company with their cybersecurity needs.