For fast online help with network security issues, businesses in Baltimore, MD, have access to expert support by contacting Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online support consultants are available to provide fast and economical help with security issues that are impacting the productivity of your network. Progent's accredited consultants are qualified to provide help for environments powered by Microsoft, Linux, Macintosh, Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide array of consulting services encompasses firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, secure system design, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support team has earned the world's top security certifications including Global Information Assurance Certification and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Progent offers remote security support on a per-minute model without minimum call duration and without extra charges for setup or after hours support. By billing by the minute and by providing world-class help, Progent's billing model keeps expenses low and eliminates scenarios where simple fixes result in big charges.

Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
In case your network is now faced with a network security emergency, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Network Support to see how to get fast assistance.

For companies who have prepared in advance for a security breech, the formal incident handling procedure promoted by GIAC is Progent's preferred method of handling a serious security incident.

Introduction to Progent's Security Support Services
Managing data security as well as staying ready for recovering critical information and functions after an attack requires an on-going process involving a variety of technologies and processes. Progent's certified professionals can assist your business at all levels in your attempt to guard your information network, from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security strategy. Some technologies supported by Progent's security consultants include Security Planning and Implementation, Information Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Protection from E-mail-Based Spam and Viruses.

Designing and Building Secure Environments
Any organization ought to have a thoroughly considered security strategy that incorporates both proactive and reactive elements. The proactive plan is a collection of precautions that works to reduce security gaps. The reactive plan defines procedures to help security staff to assess the losses resulting from a breach, repair the damage, record the experience, and restore network functions as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to build security into your company processes. Progent can configure auditing software, create and build a safe IT architecture, and recommend procedures and policies to optimize the protection of your information system. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy secure online and mobile connectivity to email and information, and configure an effective VPN.

If your company is interested in an affordable way for outsourcing your security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Options feature non-stop online system monitoring and quick response to emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to plan, deploy, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine local and cloud hosted resources and that are compliant with regulatory security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent provides expertise in restoring networks and servers that have been hacked, are in question, or have failed because of a security breach. Progent can show you how to determine the losses caused by the breach, return your company to normal business operations, and recover data compromised as a result of the breach. Progent's security engineers can also manage a comprehensive failure evaluation by examining activity logs and utilizing a variety of proven forensics techniques. Progent's background with security issues reduces your business disruption and permits Progent to propose effective measures to avoid or mitigate future assaults.

Automated Data Backup Strategies Powered by Data Protection Manager
Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a powerful backup and recovery product utilizing disk-to-disk systems to maximize fault tolerance, speed, and manageability. Progent's expert Data Protection Manager (DPM) engineers can help your company to develop an effective disaster recovery plan, implement a cost-effective non-stop IT infrastructure, install a Data Protection Manager-powered backup and restore solution, comprehensively test your DPM system, show your IT staff or local consultants how to manage Microsoft Data Protection Manager, or provide extensive IT support outsourcing such as remote housing of Microsoft Data Protection Manager machines in Progent's world-class data center. To find out more, go to Microsoft DPM Expertise.

Spam/Virus Filtering Service and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the technology of top information security vendors to deliver web-based management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway device to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's certified engineers offer world-class specialized help in key facets of IT security such as:

Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with security auditing utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for conducting a set of comprehensive system scans to reveal possible security gaps. Progent has broad experience with scanning utilities and can help you to understand assessment reports and respond efficiently. Progent's security consultants also can perform web software validation and can conduct expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with key global security standards such as FISMA, NIST, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security covering in-place wireless appliances as well as portable handsets. Get more information about Progent's Information Risk Audits and Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Support
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can deliver in-depth consulting expertise for Cisco's complete family of protection and Virtual Private Network products such as PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, protected high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Learn additional details concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Help.

Other Firewall and VPN Solutions
In addition to supporting a wide range of network security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers companies of any size top-level support for solutions from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:

Stealth Intrusion Testing Services
Stealth intrusion testing is a valuable technique for allowing businesses to understand how vulnerable their information systems are to serious threats by testing how effectively network security policies and technologies stand up against authorized but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by veteran security specialists utilizing the latest intrusion techniques. Read additional information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Services
Certified Information Security Manager Consultants for Baltimore, MarylandCISM defines the core competencies and worldwide standards of performance that computer security managers are expected to achieve. It provides business management the assurance that those who have been awarded their CISM have the background and knowledge to offer efficient security management and engineering support. Progent can offer a CISM support professional to assist your enterprise in key security areas including data security governance, risk management, data security process control, and incident handling management.

Find out more information about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Security Support Services
CISSP Certified System Security Engineers for Baltimore, MarylandProgent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have earned CISSP certification through demonstrated professional work, extensive study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential official recognition in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included under CISSP include security management procedures, security design and models, access permission systems, software development security, operations security, hardware security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

Read additional details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Services.

ISSAP-Qualified Consultants for Secure System Architecture
ISSAP ISSAP Security Engineers for Baltimore, MarylandProgent's ISSAP certified security consultants are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP certification after thorough examination and extensive hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP consultants have in-depth understanding of access management mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Get the details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure System Architecture Consulting Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Systems Auditor Consultants for Baltimore, MarylandThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a prestigious achievement that indicates expertise in information system security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo an extensive examination overseen by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-certified security audit engineer able to help businesses in the areas of information systems audit process, IT enforcement, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology service delivery, safeguarding data resources, and disaster recovery planning.

Find out additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Services.

CRISC-certified Network Risk Mitigation Specialists
CRISC Risk Consultants for Baltimore, MarylandThe CRISC program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's ability to design, implement, and support IS control mechanisms to reduce network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to develop and carry out a business continuity strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk management services are a good fit the services available from Progent's CISA-qualified security engineers for impartially auditing your IT control mechanisms and also with the services of Progent's CISM experts for defining company-wide security policies.

Find out the details concerning Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Support.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Support Services
Security Consultants with Global Information Assurance Certification for Baltimore, MarylandGlobal Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security professionals. GIAC's goal is to ensure that an accredited security consultant possesses the skills appropriate to deliver support in key categories of system, data, and software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and government organizations around the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the help of GIAC certified security engineers for any of the security capabilities addressed within GIAC accreditation programs such as assessing networks, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

Read more information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact Progent for Network Security Support
If your organization is situated in Baltimore or anywhere in Maryland and you want network security consulting expertise, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.

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