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Proficio Launches Next-Generation Managed Security Services in Asia and Opens Singapore SOC and Regional HQ

Singapore, July 22, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Proficio, a leading provider of next-generation managed security services, today announced that it is expanding into Asia and opening a Security Operations Center (SOC) and Regional Headquarters in Singapore. Proficio has appointed Alex Tok, as Managing Director of Proficio Asia. Alex is a senior executive with many years of experience running IT businesses in the region.

"Singapore fosters a culture of excellence in every aspect of corporate governance and this applies particularly to cyber security," said Tim McElwee, COO and Chairman of Proficio. "However, traditional approaches to security monitoring are no longer effective in accurately identifying critical security threats in a changing cyber security landscape. Proficio's ProSOC service is the only next-generation SOC-as-a-Service that provides true actionable intelligence and proactive defense."

"I am excited to be joining Proficio at this pivotal time in the company's growth," said Alex Tok, Managing Director, Proficio Asia. "Proficio is a leader in bringing next-generation cloud-based security to the mid-market and our unique combination of advanced technology and an affordable service model is ideally suited to the needs of the local market."

Next-Generation Managed Security Services

Through Proficio's managed security services, organizations benefit from the most advanced security monitoring that previously was outside the budget of all but the very largest enterprises. For about the annual cost of one security engineer, typical Proficio customers receive:

- 24x7 security event monitoring, alerting, and remediation
- Advanced cross-correlation of security events to identify and protect against complex attacks and insider threats
- Threat intelligence database
- Automated Defense
- Advanced scanning eliminating vulnerabilities before they can be exploited
- Continuous protection against the latest worms and security threats
- Customized use cases, dashboards, and reports

Free Pilot

Proficio offers organizations interested in improving their cyber awareness a free pilot to experience the benefits of around-the-clock security monitoring and scanning. Such pilots frequently identify existing malware, external attacks, and a range of suspicious activity. For more information on a Free Pilot, contact: [email protected].

About Proficio

Proficio is a leading provider of next-generation managed security services. We are changing the way organizations meet their IT security and compliance goals by providing the most advanced cloud-based solutions to monitor and scan critical assets without the need for added headcount or costly software or hardware systems. Proficio's ProSOC is a Next-Generation Security Operations Center (SOC) subscription service that logs, monitors and analyzes organizations' security events. Staffed 24x7 by security experts and using industry leading SIEM technology, ProSOC helps organizations address critical security and compliance needs, minimize business risk, and reduce costs. Proficio's ProSCAN is a cloud-based service including vulnerability management, automated asset discovery, web application scanning, malware detection, and compliance controls. Our customers value our insight, experience and unrelenting passion for defending their networks and applications from cyber attacks. For more information see:

Source: Proficio

Alex Tok
Managing Director, Proficio Asia
[email protected]

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