Press Releases


Critical Start Named To 2018 CRN Fast Growth 150 List

August 6, 2018 | Critical Start, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Critical Start to its 2018 Fast Growth 150 list. The list is CRN’s annual ranking of North America-based technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants with gross sales of at least $1 million that have experienced significant economic growth over the past two years.

Emerging Vendors 2018: Cybersecurity Companies You Need to Know

July 26, 2018 | Critical Start’s CyberSOC and alert classification engine is a complete offering for solution providers to offer managed security services to their customers in a completely transparent way using a mobile-first, zero-trust platform that reduces alert overload by 99.9 percent.

How Legacy MSSPs Increase Cybersecurity Risks

July 16, 2018 | Jordan Mauriello, Chief Technology Officer of Critical Start, discusses how the operational model of legacy managed security service providers (MSSPs) can actually leave organizations more vulnerable to cyberattacks, increasing the risk of security breaches and potential compliance issues.

Critical Start to Acquire Advanced Threat Analytics

March 15, 2018 | Critical Start announced a definitive agreement to acquire Advanced Threat Analytics, a next generation security analytics platform. “The combination of our CyberSOC, expert analysts and the ATA platform offer our clients something unique – managed security services delivered in a completely transparent process using a mobile-first, zero trust platform,” said Rob Davis, CEO, Critical Start. 

Critical Start Ranked #16 on SMU’s Dallas 100 List

Nov 21, 2017 | Critical Start has been selected as one of the Dallas 100™ by Southern Methodist University in recognition of the company’s significant growth over the past three years. The Dallas 100, co-founded by the Caruth Institute, honors the ingenuity, commitment and perseverance of the fastest-growing privately held entrepreneurial businesses in the Dallas area.

Critical Start Ranked Top 10 on CRN Fast Growth 150 List

August 9, 2017 | With a 234.13% two-year growth rate, Critical Start is #10 on CRN’s 2017 Fast Growth 150 list, an annual ranking of North America-based technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants that have experienced significant economic growth. CRN says this year’s list of solution providers have “successfully adapted to a landmark industry shift away from the traditional VAR business model to a more services-driven approach, outpacing competitors and emerging as true channel leaders.” 

Critical Start is the fastest-growing cybersecurity integrator in North America. Our mission is simple: protect our customers’ brands and reduce their business risk. We do this for organizations of all sizes through our award-winning portfolio of end-to-end security services – from security-readiness assessments using our proven framework (the Defendable Network) to the delivery of managed detection and response, incident response, professional services, and product fulfillment. Critical Start has been named to the CRN 2018 Tech Elite 250 and top 100 Security MSPs lists.