To get immediate online assistance with data security issues, businesses in Birmingham, AL, have access to expert troubleshooting from Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online support staff is available to provide effective and economical help with security issues that threaten the viability of your information system. Progent's security consultants are qualified to provide help for systems powered by Windows, Linux, Macintosh, Sun Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's broad range of services addresses firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, protected network infrastructure, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's support team has been awarded the industry's top security accreditations including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).

Progent provides online security expertise on a per-minute basis without minimum minutes and no extra fees for setup or after hours service. By charging by the minute and by providing world-class help, Progent's pricing policy keeps costs low and avoids scenarios where simple solutions entail major charges.

Our System Has Been Attacked: What Can We Do?
In case you are now experiencing a network security emergency, visit Progent's Emergency Online Network Help to see how to get fast help.

For businesses that have planned beforehand for an attack, the step-by-step incident handling procedure outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's recommended method of responding to a serious security penetration.

Introduction to Security Support Services
Managing network protection as well as planning for restoring critical data and systems after a security breach demands an on-going process that entails a variety of technologies and processes. Progent's security consultants can help your business at all levels in your attempt to guard your IT system, from security evaluation to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Key areas covered by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Prevention, Information Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Borne Spam and Viruses.

Planning and Building Protected Environments
Any business ought to develop a thoroughly considered security strategy that includes both proactive and responsive activity. The proactive strategy is a collection of precautions that helps to reduce security gaps. The reactive plan specifies activities to help security personnel to evaluate the losses caused by an attack, repair the damage, record the experience, and revive network activity as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to design protection into your company processes. Progent can install scanning software, define and execute a secure IT architecture, and propose processes and policies to enhance the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy safe remote connectivity to e-mail and data, and configure an effective virtual private network.

If you are interested in an economical way for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Packages include continual remote network monitoring and immediate resolution of emergencies.

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

System Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent provides expertise in restoring networks and computers that have been compromised, are suspect, or have stopped working as a result of a security breach. Progent can help assess the damage resulting from the attack, restore normal business operations, and retrieve data lost owing to the event. Progent's certified specialists can also perform a comprehensive failure analysis by going over event logs and using a variety of proven forensics techniques. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your off-air time and permits Progent to suggest efficient measures to avoid or contain new attacks.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight family of network management outsourcing services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. Managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the infrastructure of top information security vendors to provide centralized control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter. For more details, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection service that incorporates cutting edge behavior analysis tools to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which easily evade traditional signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to manage the entire threat lifecycle including blocking, infiltration detection, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key features include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic network-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and medium-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and enables rapid restoration of critical data, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged due to hardware failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver world-class support to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to restore your critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, maintain, retrieve and safeguard data related to your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned about impending expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to 50% of time spent looking for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for holding and sharing all documents related to managing your network infrastructure like recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether you’re planning enhancements, doing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you need as soon as you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Specialized Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's veteran consultants can provide world-class support in vital areas of IT security such as:

Security Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment
Progent provides experience with security evaluation utilities like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for conducting a set of automatic system tests to reveal potential security problems. Progent has extensive experience with these and similar tools and can assist you to analyze audit reports and react appropriately. Progent's certified security consultants also offer web application testing and can conduct expert evaluation of enterprise-wide security to assess your company's compliance with key global security standards including HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security covering stationary wireless equipment as well as portable handsets. Find out more information about Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Support
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco CCNP experts can provide world-class consulting services for Cisco's complete range of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions including PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, Catalyst FWSM, secure broadband and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Learn additional information concerning Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Expertise.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
In addition to being expert in a broad range of network security solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers organizations of any size top-level support for solutions from other major firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's consultants can provide:

Stealth Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth intrusion checking is a key method for allowing organizations to understand how vulnerable their IT systems are to real-world threats by revealing how well corporate protection policies and technologies hold up to authorized but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by veteran security specialists using advanced intrusion techniques. Get the details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Expertise
CISM Experts for Birmingham, AlabamaCISM identifies the core competencies and international standards of service that computer security professionals are required to achieve. CISM offers executive management the confidence that consultants who have been awarded their accreditation have the experience and knowledge to offer efficient security management and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM-certified support professional to assist your organization in key security areas including data security governance, risk management, information security process control, and crisis handling management.

Get additional information about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Expertise.

CISSP Security Consulting Services
CISSP Qualified Network Security Experts for Birmingham, AlabamaProgent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP certification as a result of demonstrated professional work, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification indicates expertise in an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status accreditation in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise included within CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and test systems, access control systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

Learn additional information concerning Progent's CISSP Support Services.

ISSAP-Certified Engineers for Secure Network Architecture
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals for Birmingham, AlabamaProgent's ISSAP qualified security experts are consultants who have earned ISSAP accreditation following thorough testing and significant experience. field experience with network security design. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access management systems and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and disaster recovery, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can assist your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Learn more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected System Architecture Engineering Services.

CISA Consulting Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Experts for Birmingham, AlabamaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a prestigious qualification that indicates expertise in network security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo an extensive examination overseen by the ISACA professional association. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-qualified security engineer able to assist businesses in the fields of IS audit services, information technology enforcement, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, information technology support, protecting data assets, and business continuity planning.

Get the details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Services.

CRISC Risk Mitigation Consultants
CRISC-certified Network Risk Experts for Birmingham, AlabamaThe CRISC program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's ability to design, implement, and maintain information system control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to develop and execute a workplace continuity strategy based on leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-qualified security engineers for objectively auditing your IT management mechanisms and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM experts for implementing company-wide security policies and procedures.

Read additional details about Progent's CRISC Network Risk Mitigation Expertise.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Expertise
Network Security Experts with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Birmingham, AlabamaGIAC was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of network security engineers. GIAC's mission is to verify that an accredited security consultant has the skills appropriate to provide support in key categories of system, information, and program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and government organizations around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the assistance of GIAC certified security engineers for any of the security disciplines covered within GIAC accreditation topics such as auditing IT infrastructure, incident handling, intrusion detection, web application security, and SIEM solutions.

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

Get in Touch with Progent for Computer Security Support
If your business is located in Birmingham or elsewhere in Alabama and you're trying to find computer security help, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.














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