Traditional security service providers are battling new world demands with old-school practices.
We think our clients deserve better. We think you deserve better.

You deserve Critical Start.

Critical Start MDR Services

Old-school works in some places. Just not in your SOC. That’s why we’re flipping the traditional MDR model on its head and delivering what matters. You know, like… Zero-Trust, 100% transparency and mobile SOC capabilities. Yep, you read that right.

Critical Start Professional Services

From architecture design to penetration testing… and everything in between. Our team of battle-tested security rock stars stands ready to help build and implement the iron-clad security infrastructure you’ve been hoping for.


Carbon Black. Palo Alto Networks. Cylance. Tenable. Graylog. Exabeam. Splunk. Just a few names on our marquee roster of tech partners whose solutions we know inside and out… and are ready to advise and deliver based on your needs.


Building on a foundation of common sense, higher standards and a customer-driven focus, Critical Start has experienced tremendous growth since our inception and built a strong reputation for innovation and excellence.

We’ve earned a variety of prestigious awards and certifications, such as Palo Alto Networks 2017 Professional Services Partner of the Year Award. Most recently, CRN Magazine named us to their MSP Security 100 list of forward-thinking managed service providers.