Proficio

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Our name Proficio comes from the Latin word “to make progress”. Proficio is a Next-Generation Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) providing 24×7 security monitoring and advanced data breach prevention services to mid to large-sized enterprises. Our rapid growth is being fueled by the rise in cloud-based services, the acceptance of the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, and the increasing number of cyber security attacks on businesses, hospitals and government. We have developed proprietary security content and threat intelligence tools to identify and proactively defend against advanced attacks and insider threats. Proficio’s founders are veterans of the security and networking industry who have helped guide multiple companies to successful exits.
Proficio’s customers benefit from the most advanced security monitoring and 24×7 managed security services that until recently were outside the budget of all but the very largest enterprises. Proficio’s ProSOC service offerings include the following:
• 24×7 security event monitoring, alerting, and remediation
• Advanced SIEM correlation analysis
• Protection against complex attacks and insider threats
• Actionable intelligence that enables internal IT teams to effectively and quickly resolve issues
• Threat Intelligence • Active Defense that blocks targeted attacks in real time 24×7
• Worry-free compliance audits for: PCI, HIPAA, SOX, GLBA, FFIEC, NERC CIP, and FISMA regulations
• Visibility to event logs with easy-to-use web portal, powerful reporting, dashboards, and drill-down analytics
• Full management of security devices including patching, health and performance monitoring, and tuning
• Free 12 month log retention
• Out-of-the-box support for 400+ log sources
• Scalable cloud-based deployment – fast implementation and no software or hardware purchases
• Advanced scanning eliminating vulnerabilities before they can be exploited.

TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQCarlsbad, US
Websiteproficio.com
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)154(+2%)
Job Openings13
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Proficio

Brad Taylor

Brad Taylor

CEO
Alex Tok Chee Keong

Alex Tok Chee Keong

Managing Director, Asia
Tim Capps

Tim Capps

Managing Director, EMEA
John Humphreys

John Humphreys

Senior VP of Business Development and Alliances
Jamal Rabbani

Jamal Rabbani

VP of Operations
Carl Adasa

Carl Adasa

SOC Director, US Operations
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Proficio Office Locations

Proficio has offices in Carlsbad, Sydney, Singapore, Barcelona and in 1 other location
Carlsbad, US (HQ)
1555 Faraday Ave
Sydney, AU
level 13/135 King St
Singapore, SG
15A Changi Business Park Central 1
Barcelona, ES
Travessera de Gràcia, 11, Floor 2
London, GB
Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate
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Proficio Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2010

Proficio total Funding

$1.1 m

Proficio latest funding size

$1.10 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago
Proficio's latest funding round in July 2013 was reported to be $1.1 m. In total, Proficio has raised $1.1 m
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Proficio Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Proficio News and Updates

Proficio Partners with PatternEx to Bring Artificial Intelligence-based Threat Detection to Proficio Clients

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Proficio, an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR) announced a partnership with PatternEx, the leader in AI enabled cyber threat detection, and their Virtual Analyst Platform....

Cloud security startup Arctic Wolf reels in $16M from investors

Many of today’s cybersecurity startups are using technologies such as artificial intelligence to help companies automate how they handle threats and reduce the need for manual input from operations staff. Arctic Wolf Networks Inc., in contrast, has made human intuition a key part of its value propos…

Proficio Blogs

WastedLocker Ransomware

OVERVIEW First discovered in May, WastedLocker ransomware is a relatively new strain from the group known as Evil Corp, which was previously associated with the Dridex banking Trojan and BitPaymer ransomware. This ransomware group was brought to our attention with the recent ransomware attack agains…

Proficio Cyber Chats With VMware Carbon Black

Proficio’s Carl Adasa chats with Rick McElroy of Carbon Black about keys to developing a mature cybersecurity program, addressing the cyber skill gap, advice on choosing a partner such as an MSSP or MDR provider, and tips on combating the war on cyber crime. The post Proficio Cyber Chats With VMware…

Phishing in the Wild

OVERVIEW It’s no secret that phishing is one of the most common types of cyberattacks, both to individuals and organizations. According to the 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report, one out of four breaches involved phishing. So when Proficio’s Threat Intelligence Team received a client requ…

Proficio Vulnerability and Advisory Report

CVE-2020-2021 PAN-OS: Authentication Bypass in SAML Authentication PURPOSE: The purpose of this report is to provide vendor specific advisories and vulnerability information that may be relevant to the security of a device(s) deployed within your network environment. Along with information about the…

10 Ways to Address the Cyber Skills Gap

With all the layoffs and furloughs due to COVID-19, you may be wondering if the shortage of cyber professionals is still a problem. According to Gartner, the answer is yes. Citing the rise in COVID-19 themed cyberattacks, Gartner saw the demand for information security roles surge in February 2020. …

Reopening Safely – Cybersecurity Recommendations for Organizations Returning to the Office

According to the consulting firm, McKinsey, organizations will need to navigate through the stages of Resolve, Resilience, Return, Reimagination, and Reform during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many organizations are now in the Return stage as they ask their employees to come back to their business locatio…
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Proficio Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Proficio founded?

    Proficio was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Proficio key executives?

    Proficio's key executives are Brad Taylor, Alex Tok Chee Keong and Tim Capps.

  • How many employees does Proficio have?

    Proficio has 154 employees.

  • Who are Proficio competitors?

    Competitors of Proficio include JAMF, BetterCloud and HexaTier.

  • Where is Proficio headquarters?

    Proficio headquarters is located at 1555 Faraday Ave, Carlsbad.

  • Where are Proficio offices?

    Proficio has offices in Carlsbad, Sydney, Singapore, Barcelona and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Proficio have?

    Proficio has 7 offices.