For immediate remote assistance with network security problems, companies in Birmingham, AL, can find expert expertise by contacting Progent's security engineers. Progent's online support staff is available to offer effective and economical assistance with security issues that threaten the productivity of your network. Progent's accredited engineers are certified to support systems based on Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide range of consulting services covers firewall configuration, email security, secure network infrastructure, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's technical support staff has been awarded the world's top security certifications including Global Information Assurance Certification and Information System Security Architecture Professional.

Progent offers remote security expertise on a by-the-minute model without minimum times and without extra fees for setup or after hours service. By charging by the minute and by delivering world-class support, Progent's billing policy keeps costs under control and avoids scenarios where quick solutions entail major charges.

Our System Has Been Hacked: What Should We Do Now?
Cybersecurity ConsultantsIf you are now faced with a security crisis, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Technical Support to see how to receive immediate aid. Progent has a pool of seasoned cybersecurity specialists who offer remote and on-premises support that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and hardening of your cybersecurity defense to protect against future attacks.

For companies that have planned beforehand for a security breech, the formal incident handling model outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's preferred method of responding to a major security attack.

Introduction to Security Support Services
Managing network security and planning for restoring vital information and systems following a security breach requires an on-going process that entails an array of tools and procedures. Progent's security experts can support your business at all levels in your attempt to safeguard your information network, ranging from security audits to creating a comprehensive security plan. Important technologies supported by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Implementation, Data Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Borne Spam and Viruses.

Planning and Building Protected Networks
Any business ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both preventive and responsive steps. The proactive plan is a collection of precautions that helps to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy specifies procedures to help IT staff to evaluate the damage caused by a breach, remediate the damage, document the event, and restore business activity as soon as feasible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate protection into your business operations. Progent can install scanning utilities, define and execute a safe computer infrastructure, and recommend procedures and policies to optimize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are ready to help you to set up a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and information, and install an efficient VPN.

If your company is interested in an economical option for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Options feature automated online network monitoring and immediate resolution of problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to plan, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate local and cloud-based infrastructure and that are compliant with government and industry security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent provides expertise in recovering networks and servers that have been compromised, are quarantined, or have ceased to function as a result of a security breach. Progent can help assess the losses resulting from the attack, return your company to normal functions, and retrieve information compromised as a result of the assault. Progent's security specialists can also perform a comprehensive failure evaluation by going over event logs and using other proven forensics techniques. Progent's background with security consulting minimizes your off-air time and permits Progent to suggest effective measures to avoid or mitigate new attacks.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight family of managed services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. Managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes next generation behavior analysis technology to guard endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape legacy signature-based AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to address the complete threat lifecycle including protection, detection, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key features include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver affordable in-depth security for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies incorporated within one agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP environment that meets your company's specific requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will help you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that require immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and test a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover quickly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and medium-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables fast restoration of vital data, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged due to hardware failures, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver world-class support to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can assist you to restore your critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the technology of top information security companies to deliver web-based control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps most threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more details, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and managed by Progent's network support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS software, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hosting environment without requiring a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to create, update, find and safeguard information related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time spent searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for holding and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether you’re planning enhancements, performing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require as soon as you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's veteran consultants offer world-class support in vital areas of computer protection such as:

Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent offers experience with information risk auditing software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a variety of automatic network tests to uncover potential security problems. Progent has extensive skills with scanning utilities and can help your company to understand assessment results and react appropriately. Progent's security engineers also offer web software testing and can perform expert evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with key industry security specifications such as HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. Also, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security including stationary wireless equipment as well as portable handsets. Find out additional details about Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wireless Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide in-depth technical support for Cisco's entire family of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure broadband and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst family switches. Read additional details concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Help.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
In addition to being expert in a broad range of protection solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers organizations of all sizes advanced support for products from other major firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's engineers offer:

Unannounced Penetration Checking Services
Unannounced intrusion checking is a vital method for helping businesses to determine how exposed their IT systems are to real-world attacks by showing how thoroughly network security processes and technologies stand up against planned but unpublicized intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security engineers utilizing the latest intrusion methods. Get additional details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Services
CISM Consultants for Birmingham, AlabamaCertified Information Security Manager defines the core skills and international benchmarks of performance that IT security professionals are required to master. CISM provides business management the confidence that consultants who have been awarded their CISM have the experience and skill to provide efficient security management and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified expert to help your enterprise in key security disciplines including information protection governance, risk management, data security process control, and incident response support.

Learn additional details concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Assistance.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Qualified Network Security Experts for Birmingham, AlabamaProgent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are cybersecurity specialists who have been awarded CISSP status as a result of demonstrated experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification recognizes mastery of an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP status accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise covered under CISSP include cybersecurity administration procedures, security architecture and test systems, access control methodology, software development security, operations security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Get additional details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.

CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Experts for Secure System Architecture
CISSP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals for Birmingham, AlabamaProgent's ISSAP certified cybersecurity consultants are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP certification following rigorous testing and substantial experience. field experience with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess comprehensive understanding of access management systems and techniques, phone system and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can help your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Find out additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Infrastructure Consulting Support.

CISSP-ISSEP Qualified Security Engineering Experts
CISSP-ISSEP certified Network Security ConsultantsNetwork Security consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown their ability to provide large organizations with the services associated with a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior security analyst. Progent offers the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity expert to help your organization to utilize current system security engineering theory and processes in system development, evaluate system security designs according to security engineering leading practices, produce cohesive system designs that include compliant cybersecurity features for all key system functions, define efficient design strategies to provide protection for operations, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend practical security solutions that balance your operational requirements with your company's risk tolerance.

Learn the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.

Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor Experts for Birmingham, AlabamaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a prestigious qualification that indicates mastery in network security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that consultants undergo an extensive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-certified security audit professional able to assist companies in the areas of IS audit services, information technology governance, network assets and infrastructure planned useful life, IT support, protecting information assets, and disaster recovery planning.

Read additional details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Support Services.

CRISC IT Risk Mitigation Specialists
CRISC-certified IT Risk Experts for Birmingham, AlabamaThe CRISC program was established by ISACA to validate a consultant's skills to plan, implement, and maintain information system controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to develop and carry out a workplace continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management services are a good fit the services provided by Progent's CISA-qualified security engineers for objectively assessing your IT control mechanisms and also with the services of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for implementing company-wide security policies and procedures.

Read more information concerning Progent's CRISC IT Risk Mitigation Support.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Support Expertise
Security Engineers with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Birmingham, AlabamaGIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security engineers. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited professional has the skills necessary to deliver support in key areas of network, data, and application security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including U.S. National Security Agency. Progent can provide the support of certified security engineers for any of the security capabilities covered within GIAC accreditation programs such as auditing IT infrastructure, incident response, intrusion detection, web-based services security, and SIEM solutions.

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Contact Progent for Computer Security Support
If your business is located in Birmingham or anywhere in Alabama and you want computer security consulting expertise, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.














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