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CriticalStart MDR Security Service Gains Devo SIEM Integration


CriticalStart, a Top 200 MSSP, has integrated the Devo security information and event management (SIEM) solution into its managed detection and response (MDR) service, according to a prepared statement.

Organizations can leverage CriticalStart's MDR service in combination with Devo's SIEM solution to collect and analyze security data and insights, the companies stated. They also can use CriticalStart's MOBILESOC app to investigate, escalate, comment on, respond to and remediate security incidents on Android and iOS devices.

In addition, CriticalStart and Devo offer visibility across organizations' security environments, the companies noted. They ensure that organizations' data remains transparent and managed by a security operations center (SOC).

CriticalStart Grows MDR Business, Expands Headquarters

CriticalStart had strong momentum heading in 2020. Indeed, the company delivered 101 percent year-over-year MDR business growth in 2019. Furthermore, CriticalStart recently added nearly 100 new employees and an additional 33,000 square feet of office space at its Plano, Texas headquarters.

Along with those milestones, CriticalStart made several moves to accelerate its growth, including:

CriticalStart provides MDR and cybersecurity consulting services to global organizations. The MSSP leverages a channel-only model and offers a partner program that includes at least 20 advisor channel and MSP partners.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.