Dark Rhino Security Named MSSP Alert’s Top 250 MSSP\’s List for 2022

Sixth-Annual List & Research Identifies Leading Managed Security Service Providers Worldwide 

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, Dublin, OH: MSSP Alert, a CyberRisk Alliance resource, has named Dark Rhino Security to the Top 250 MSSPs list for 2022 (http://www.msspalert.com/top250).

The list and research identify and honor the top MSSPs (managed security service providers) worldwide. The rankings are based on MSSP Alert’s 2022 readership survey combined with the site’s editorial coverage of MSSP, MDR, and MSP security providers. The sixth-annual list and research track the MSSP market’s ongoing growth and evolution.

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\”Dark Rhino is proud to be recognized in MSSP Alerts 2022 list for the second year in a row,\”  said Kevin Casey, CEO of Dark Rhino Security.  \”Having moved from the #146 spot in 2021 to now the #129 spot in 2022, We are proud of all we have accomplished and cannot wait for the future,\”

“MSSP Alert congratulates Dark Rhino Security on this year’s honor,” said Joe Panettieri, editorial director of MSSP Alert. “The MSSP Alert readership and Top 250 honorees continue to outpace the cybersecurity market worldwide.”

Highlights from the associated MSSP Alert research for 2022 include:

  • MSSP Revenue Growth & Financial Performance: MSSP honorees, on average, expect to generate $24 million in revenue for 2022, up 26% from 2021. The growth rate is roughly double the market average.
  • Geography: Honorees are headquartered in 30 different countries.
  • Profits: 90% of MSSPs surveyed expect to be profitable for fiscal year 2022, a five-point improvement from 2021.
  • Security Operations Centers: 69% have in-house SOCs, 19% are hybrid, 8% completely outsource their SOCs, and 4% are reevaluating their SOC strategies.
  • Cyberattack Trends: The most frequent attacks targeting MSSP customers in 2022 include phishing (97%), vulnerability exploits (93%) and ransomware (91%).
  • Cybersecurity Solutions: In a continued sign of market fragmentation, MSSP survey participants mentioned 140 different hardware, software, cloud, distribution and services vendors that assist their cybersecurity efforts.
  • Key Managed Security Services Offered: MSSPs and MSPs increasingly seek out partners to deliver MDR (managed detection and response), XDR (eXtended Detection and Response), Incident Response and other key services.

Find the online list and associated report here: http://www.msspalert.com/top250.


About Dark Rhino Security

Based in Dublin, Ohio, Dark Rhino Security is a leading MSSP/MDR innovator providing comprehensive “defense in depth” to small and medium businesses. Dark Rhino was founded five years ago by a team of veteran management consultants and cybersecurity experts with extensive U.S. military experience and is led by CEO Kevin Casey, a strategist who rose through the ranks of a top-five management consulting firm to running the IPO of a $3 billion company and launching seven start-ups. Dark Rhino Security is the leading value innovator regarding cybersecurity solutions in North America, Founded on technical innovation and is driven by value innovation. Value innovations come from strategic technology partnerships and engineered and integrated processes that are scalable and thus enable exceptional service at volume pricing.

“Companies have seen cybersecurity purely as a question of, how can they mitigate and manage risk?” Casey said. “But the pace of digital transformation forces companies to shift their thinking to the question of how they can leverage cybersecurity to give the company a competitive advantage. Companies that make the right decisions now will render their competition irrelevant.”

Dark Rhino’s mission is to deliver technical innovation, driven by value innovation and provide solutions that are easily implemented and with major long-term benefits. Via partnerships and efficient internal processes, Dark Rhino Security can deliver enterprise network security that is 30% less expensive than comparable programs, integrating seamlessly with in-house security teams or managing cybersecurity end-to-end.


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