For fast online help with network security issues, companies in Birmingham, AL, have access to world-class support from Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online support consultants are available to offer fast and low-cost help with security problems that are impacting the viability of your information system. Progent's accredited engineers are qualified to provide help for systems based on Windows, Linux, Macintosh, Sun, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's wide array of services encompasses firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, secure network design, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's support staff has earned the industry's most advanced security certifications including CISA and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Progent provides remote security assistance on a by-the-minute basis without minimum call duration and without additional fees for sign-up or after hours service. By charging by the minute and by delivering world-class support, Progent's pricing policy keeps costs low and avoids situations where simple solutions entail big expenses.

Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Should We Do Now?
If your network is currently fighting a security emergency, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Computer Help to find out how to receive fast help.

For organizations who have prepared carefully for a security breech, the formal incident handling model promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's recommended method of responding to a major security penetration.

Introduction to Progent's Security Support Services
Coordinating data security as well as planning for recovering critical information and functions following a security breach requires a continual process that entails a variety of technologies and procedures. Progent's security experts can help your organization at whatever level in your efforts to secure your information system, from security assessments to creating a complete security plan. Key technologies supported by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Prevention, Information Restoration and Security Forensics, and Managed Protection from E-mail-Based Attacks.

Designing and Implementing Secure Networks
Any company ought to develop a thoroughly thought out security strategy that includes both proactive and responsive steps. The proactive strategy is a collection of steps that works to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive plan specifies procedures to help IT personnel to evaluate the losses resulting from an attack, repair the damage, document the event, and revive business activity as soon as possible. Progent can advise you how to design security into your business operations. Progent can install auditing utilities, create and execute a secure computer infrastructure, and propose procedures and policies to optimize the protection of your information system. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to set up a firewall, design safe remote access to e-mail and data, and configure an effective VPN.

If your company is looking for an affordable way for jobbing out your security administration, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Options feature continual online system monitoring and quick response to problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to plan, implement, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that comply with regulatory security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

System Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent provides skill in recovering networks and servers that have been compromised, are suspect, or have failed as a result of a security breakdown. Progent can help determine the losses caused by the breach, restore ordinary functions, and recover data compromised owing to the assault. Progent's certified specialists can also oversee a comprehensive failure evaluation by examining activity logs and using a variety of proven assessment tools. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your off-air time and permits Progent to suggest efficient ways to prevent or mitigate new attacks.

Fault Tolerant Backup and Recovery Strategies Centered on Microsoft DPM
System Center Data Protection Manager is a powerful fault tolerant backup and restore product centered around high-speed disk systems to improve availability, performance, and manageability. Progent's expert Data Protection Manager engineers can help you to develop an effective business continuity plan, design a cost-effective non-stop network infrastructure, configure a Microsoft DPM-based backup and restore system, thoroughly test your DPM system, train your administrative staff or local consultants how to manage Data Protection Manager, or provide complete IT support outsourcing including remote housing of DPM servers in Progent's secure data center facility. For more information, see Microsoft DPM Consulting and Support Services.

Spam and Virus Filtering Service and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the technology of top information security vendors to provide centralized management and world-class security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Specialized Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's seasoned consultants offer world-class consulting support in key areas of computer protection such as:

Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing
Progent offers expertise with information risk auditing tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for performing a variety of comprehensive system tests to identify possible security problems. Progent has extensive skills with testing utilities and can help your company to understand audit reports and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security consultants also offer web application validation and can perform expert evaluation of enterprise-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with key global security standards including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security covering in-place wireless equipment plus mobile devices. Get the details about Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver world-class consulting support for Cisco's complete range of protection and VPN technologies such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure high-speed and IS routers, wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst switches. Read additional information concerning Cisco Protection, VPN and Aironet Wireless Consulting.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Consulting Services
As well as being expert in a broad array of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide businesses of all sizes advanced consulting for solutions from other popular firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's consultants can provide:

Unannounced Penetration Checking Consulting
Stealth penetration testing is a vital technique for helping organizations to determine how exposed their networks are to potential attacks by testing how thoroughly network protection procedures and technologies stand up against planned but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by veteran security engineers utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Find out the details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Consulting Expertise
CISM Experts for Birmingham, AlabamaCISM identifies the basic competencies and worldwide standards of service that IT security professionals are expected to achieve. CISM offers executive management the confidence that those who have earned their accreditation possess the background and knowledge to provide effective security administration and engineering services. Progent can provide a CISM-certified consultant to assist your enterprise in key security disciplines including information security governance, vulnerability management, information protection program control, and crisis response support.

Read more information concerning Progent's CISM Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Security Consulting Services
CISSP Qualified Network Security Experts for Birmingham, AlabamaProgent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security specialists who have earned CISSP status through verified experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for information security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential official recognition in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise included within CISSP include security management procedures, security design and models, connection permission systems, software development security, operations security, hardware security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Get more details about Progent's CISSP Consulting Expertise.

ISSAP-Qualified Engineers for Secure Network Infrastructure
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Birmingham, AlabamaProgent's ISSAP certified security consultants are experts who have earned ISSAP status after rigorous examination and extensive experience. field experience with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants possess in-depth knowledge of access control systems and techniques, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security consultants can assist your company with all phases of architecture security.

Find out additional information about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Architecture Consulting Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional Services
CISA Consultants for Birmingham, AlabamaThe CISA accreditation is a globally recognized achievement that signifies expertise in information system security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation has consultants undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-certified security audit professional trained to assist businesses in the areas of information systems audit services, IT governance, network assets and infrastructure planned useful life, IT support, safeguarding information resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.

Get the details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Expertise.

CRISC IT Risk Management Consultants
CRISC-certified Network Risk Consultants for Birmingham, AlabamaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA to validate a consultant's ability to plan, implement, and support information system control mechanisms to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to develop and execute a business continuity plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's risk management services are complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-qualified consultants for impartially evaluating your IS control design and with the services of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for implementing company-wide security policies and procedures.

Read more details about Progent's CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Consulting.

GIAC Consulting Expertise
Security Consultants with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Birmingham, AlabamaGIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security experts. GIAC's mission is to ensure that a certified security consultant has the skills appropriate to provide services in key categories of system, information, and application software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and government organizations around the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the support of GIAC certified professionals for any of the security disciplines addressed under GIAC accreditation programs including assessing IT infrastructure, incident handling, traffic analysis, web-based services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

Find out more information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact Progent for Network Security Support
If your business is located in Birmingham or elsewhere in the state of Alabama and you need network security consulting, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.

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