Proficio: Managed Security Service Provider

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Company (that provides the nominated product / solution / service)Proficio
Company size (employees)100 to 499
Type of solutionService

In 3 bullets, summarize why this product or service is different from the competition and deserves recognition:

• Proficio invented the concept of SOC-as-a-Service to define their capabilities including delivering security event analysis, advanced threat detection, 24/7 monitoring, investigation and alerting, and incident response services. The company was founded with the goal of delivering a level of security defense equivalent in value to the in-house security operations of a Fortune 100 company, but at an affordable subscription fee.
• Proficio provides more flexibility and customization than others in the industry. Examples include multiple service delivery choices, customization of use cases and reporting, flexibility of escalation processes and support for the largest number of log sources in the industry.
• Proficio’s managed security services can be implemented in under thirty days, allowing organizations to quickly benefit from their services and improve their security posture. Proficio’s services are very cost effective. A study by Forrester Research found their services have a 400% ROI. Proficio provides customers with the option to start small and grow larger as needed.

Brief Overview

Proficio’s services include SOC-as-a-Service, SIEM-as-a-Service, Threat Intelligence, Incident Response, Vulnerability Management, and management of security devices and endpoint software helping companies reduce the risk of a data breach, meet security and compliance goals, and maximize their investment in security tools.

Proficio provides a full suite of managed security services to help keep their clients safe, including managed detection and response (MDR) offerings and automated response services. Proficio’s MSSP services has won many awards and was the first MSSP to automate the response of suspicious attacks and contain the threat before data is exfiltrated or malware propagates through the network.

Proficio’s 24/7 monitoring catches possible threats in real-time. Once the incident has been identified, Proficio analysts provides expert investigation services, including root cause analysis, triage the incident per the clients specifications, and provides recommendations for remediations. This critical layer of protection brings greater efficacy and peace of mind to their customers.

Proficio is also the only MSSP to provide executive dashboards and risk scoring that enables IT leadership to understand where gaps in the security defenses exist and how their organization compares to others in their peer group.

To further enhance their services, Proficio applies AI/Machine Learning technology to create more proactive threat hunting. By empowering their security analysts to create and manage AI-based threat detection models, Proficio is maximizing the productivity of their global team of security experts while delivering the most advanced threat detection capabilities.

Proficio excels in maximizing the value of industry leading and next-generation security technologies including Splunk, Elastic, ArcSight, Palo Alto Networks, Carbon Black, Azure, AWS, Office 365, and ServiceNow. Proficio’s managed security services are ideal for both organizations with on-premise networks and those with cloud-based applications, data, and infrastructure. Proficio was the first MSSP to support logging and SOC monitoring of the AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF).