To get immediate remote help with data security problems, companies in Boston, MA, have access to world-class expertise by contacting Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's remote service consultants are available to provide effective and economical assistance with security crises that are impacting the productivity of your network. Progent's security engineers are certified to provide help for environments based on Windows, Linux, Apple Mac, Sun Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's wide selection of consulting services encompasses firewall expertise, email filtering and encryption, protected network design, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's technical support team has been awarded the world's top security accreditations including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Progent offers online security support on a by-the-minute model without minimum call duration and no additional fees for sign-up or off-hour service. By billing per minute and by providing world-class help, Progent's billing model keeps expenses low and eliminates situations where quick solutions entail major bills.

We've Been Hacked: What Are We Supposed to Do?
If you are currently experiencing a security crisis, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Technical Help to see how to receive immediate help.

For organizations who have prepared in advance for an attack, the step-by-step post-attack handling procedure outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's approved method of handling a serious security attack.

Overview of Security Expertise
Managing network protection plus preparation for recovering vital data and functions following a security breach requires an on-going effort involving an array of tools and procedures. Progent's certified experts can assist your organization at whatever level in your efforts to secure your IT system, ranging from security assessments to designing a complete security plan. Key technologies covered by Progent's security engineers include Security Planning and Prevention, Information Recovery and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from E-mail-Borne Threats.

Designing and Building Protected Environments
Any company ought to have a carefully thought out security plan that includes both proactive and reactive activity. The proactive strategy is a set of steps that works to reduce security gaps. The reactive strategy defines procedures to assist IT personnel to assess the losses caused by a breach, repair the damage, record the event, and restore business activity as soon as feasible. Progent can show you how to build protection into your business processes. Progent can configure auditing utilities, create and build a secure IT architecture, and recommend processes and policies that will optimize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy protected remote access to e-mail and data, and install an efficient virtual private network.

If you are looking for an affordable option for outsourcing your security administration, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Options feature non-stop online server tracking and fast resolution of problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to design, deploy, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud hosted resources and that are compliant with government and industry data security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent has expertise in recovering networks and devices that have been hacked, are suspect, or have failed following a security breakdown. Progent can show you how to determine the damage resulting from the attack, restore normal functions, and recover information lost as a result of the attack. Progent's security specialists can also manage a comprehensive forensic analysis by going over event logs and utilizing other proven forensics techniques. Progent's experience with security problems minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to suggest effective ways to avoid or mitigate new attacks.

Automated Backup Strategies Based on Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Data Protection Manager is a powerful fault tolerant backup and restore product centered around fast disk subsystems to maximize reliability, speed, and manageability. Progent's certified Data Protection Manager (DPM) support professionals can help your company to create a practical disaster recovery plan, design an affordable fault-tolerant IT infrastructure, deploy a Microsoft DPM-based backup and recovery solution, comprehensively validate your DPM system, show your IT personnel or regular consultants how to manage Data Protection Manager, or provide extensive information technology support outsourcing including remote housing of Microsoft DPM machines in Progent's data center facility. To find out more, go to Microsoft Data Protection Manager Consulting Services.

Spam and Virus Filtering Service and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the infrastructure of top data security vendors to deliver web-based management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade 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 deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter.

Specialized Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's certified security engineers offer unique support in vital facets of IT security such as:

Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with security evaluation tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for performing a variety of comprehensive system tests to identify possible security gaps. Progent has broad experience with these tools and can assist you to understand audit reports and respond 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 specifications including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. Also, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless security including stationary wireless equipment as well as portable handsets. Read more information concerning Progent's Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Support
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver in-depth technical services for Cisco's entire range of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products including PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure broadband and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Learn more information concerning Cisco Protection, VPN and Aironet Wireless Help.

Additional Firewall and VPN Technologies
As well as being expert in a wide range of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers organizations of all sizes advanced support for products from other popular firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's consultants offer:

Unannounced Penetration Testing Services
Unannounced intrusion testing is a key method for helping businesses to determine how exposed their IT systems are to serious threats by revealing how thoroughly corporate protection processes and mechanisms hold up to planned but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security specialists using advanced intrusion techniques. Get the details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Consultants for Boston, MassachusettsCISM identifies the core competencies and international standards of performance that computer security professionals are required to achieve. It provides business management the confidence that those who have earned their CISM have the experience and knowledge to offer efficient security management and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM-certified expert to help your organization in vital security disciplines such as information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, data security process control, and crisis handling support.

Learn additional information about Progent's CISM Security Support Expertise.

CISSP Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Certified Network Security Professionals for Boston, MassachusettsProgent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP certification through verified professional work, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP qualification indicates expertise in an international standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included within CISSP include security administration practices, security design and models, access control methodology, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Learn additional information concerning Progent's CISSP Consulting Services.

ISSAP-Certified Consultants for Secure System Infrastructure
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Boston, MassachusettsProgent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are experts who have been awarded ISSAP status after rigorous testing and significant hands-on work with information security architecture. ISSAP consultants have acquired in-depth knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can help your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

Get additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure System Architecture Consulting Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor Support Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consultants for Boston, MassachusettsThe CISA accreditation is a prestigious qualification that represents expertise in information system security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that candidates pass a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-certified security engineer able to help businesses in the areas of information systems audit services, information technology administration, systems and architecture lifecycle, IT support, safeguarding information assets, and disaster recovery planning.

Read additional details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Expertise.

CRISC IT Risk Management Specialists
CRISC-certified Risk Consultants for Boston, MassachusettsThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's ability to design, implement, and maintain information system control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to develop and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery plan based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-qualified consultants for objectively assessing your IS management design and with the expertise of Progent's CISM support professionals for designing company-wide security policies and procedures.

Read additional information about Progent's CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Expertise.

GIAC Support Services
Security Engineers with GIAC Certification for Boston, MassachusettsGlobal Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of network security engineers. GIAC's goal is to verify that a certified security consultant possesses the knowledge needed to provide support in key areas of network, information, and software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and government organizations all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the help of GIAC certified security engineers for all of the network security disciplines addressed under GIAC accreditation topics including assessing security systems, security incident response, traffic analysis, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

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Depend on Progent for Computer Security Support
If your business is located in Boston or elsewhere in Massachusetts and you need network security consulting, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

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