For fast remote help with data security problems, businesses in Chicago, IL, have access to expert expertise by contacting Progent's security engineers. Progent's online service consultants are ready to offer fast and affordable help with security problems that threaten the productivity of your IT network. Progent's security engineers are qualified to support systems based on Microsoft, Linux, Macintosh, Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad selection of consulting services covers firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, protected system design, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's technical support staff has earned the industry's top security certifications including Global Information Assurance Certification and Information System Security Architecture Professional.

Progent offers online security help on a by-the-minute basis with no minimum times and without extra fees for sign-up or off-hour support. By charging by the minute and by providing world-class expertise, Progent's billing model keeps expenses low and eliminates situations where quick solutions turn into big bills.

Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Can We Do?
In case your business is currently faced with a security emergency, go to Progent's Urgent Online Network Support to find out how to receive fast aid.

For companies that have prepared beforehand for a security breech, the formal incident handling model outlined by GIAC is Progent's preferred method of handling a serious security incident.

Overview of Progent's Security Expertise
Coordinating data security plus preparedness for recovering vital information and functions after an attack requires a continual process involving an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's certified security engineers can help your business at all levels in your attempt to secure your information system, ranging from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security plan. Some technologies covered by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Implementation, Information Recovery and Security Forensics, and Managed Protection from Email-Based Threats.

Planning and Implementing Protected Networks
Any organization should develop a thoroughly thought out security strategy that includes both preventive and responsive activity. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that helps to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive plan specifies procedures to assist IT personnel to inventory the damage caused by a breach, repair the damage, record the event, and restore business activity as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to build protection into your company operations. Progent can configure scanning utilities, create and execute a safe computer infrastructure, and propose procedures and policies that will maximize the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy secure remote connectivity to e-mail and information, and install an efficient VPN.

If you are interested in an economical way for jobbing out your security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Options feature automated online network monitoring and immediate resolution of problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to design, deploy, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud resources and that are compliant with government and industry data security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions 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 offers expertise in restoring networks and devices that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have failed as a result of a security breach. Progent can show you how to assess the losses resulting from the assault, return your company to ordinary business operations, and retrieve information compromised owing to the attack. Progent's certified specialists can also manage a comprehensive failure evaluation by examining event logs and utilizing a variety of advanced assessment tools. Progent's background with security problems minimizes your business disruption and allows Progent to propose efficient ways to prevent or mitigate future attacks.

Near Continuous Backup Planning Powered by Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a powerful fault tolerant backup and recovery product centered around disk-to-disk subsystems to improve availability, speed, and manageability. Progent's certified Data Protection Manager (DPM) support professionals can help you to create an effective workplace recovery strategy, design a cost-effective high-availability network infrastructure, configure a DPM-powered backup and recovery system, comprehensively validate your DPM system, train your IT staff or local service providers how to maintain Data Protection Manager, or provide extensive IT support outsourcing such as remote housing of Microsoft Data Protection Manager servers in Progent's secure data center facility. For details, visit Microsoft Data Protection Manager Consulting.

Spam/Virus Filtering Service and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the infrastructure of leading information security vendors to deliver web-based management and world-class protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends within your corporate firewall.

Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's certified consultants offer unique specialized help in vital facets of IT protection including:

Information Risk Evaluation and Compliance Testing
Progent provides experience with information risk auditing utilities like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for conducting a variety of comprehensive system scans to uncover possible security holes. Progent has broad experience with these tools and can assist your company to analyze audit results and react appropriately. Progent's security engineers also can perform web application testing and can conduct expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important worldwide security standards including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection covering stationary wireless equipment plus mobile devices. Get more details about Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Support
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can deliver in-depth consulting expertise for Cisco's entire range of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, protected broadband and integrated services routers, wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst family switches. Learn additional information about Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Support.

Additional Firewall and VPN Technologies
In addition to supporting a broad array of network security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers companies of any size top-level support for security products from other popular firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's consultants can provide:

Stealth Penetration Checking Services
Unannounced penetration testing is a valuable technique for allowing businesses to understand how vulnerable their networks are to potential attacks by revealing how well network security procedures and technologies hold up against authorized but unannounced penetration efforts launched by veteran security specialists using advanced intrusion methods. Find out additional details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Consulting Services
CISM Experts for Chicago, IllinoisCertified Information Security Manager defines the basic skills and worldwide standards of performance that information technology security professionals are expected to master. CISM offers business management the confidence that consultants who have earned their CISM have the background and skill to provide efficient security administration and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM-certified support professional to help your enterprise in key security areas such as information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, data protection program management, and incident response management.

Learn more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Expertise.

CISSP Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Certified System Security Professionals for Chicago, IllinoisProgent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security engineers who have earned CISSP certification as a result of demonstrated professional work, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise included within CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and test systems, connection control methodology, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

Find out more information about Progent's CISSP Support Expertise.

ISSAP-Certified Engineers for Secure System Infrastructure
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals for Chicago, IllinoisProgent's ISSAP qualified security experts are experts who have been awarded ISSAP status as a result of thorough examination and significant experience. field experience with network security design. ISSAP security experts possess comprehensive knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can help your business with all phases of architecture security.

Find out additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected IT Architecture Consulting Services.

CISA Consulting Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor Engineers for Chicago, IllinoisThe CISA credential is an important qualification that signifies mastery in IS security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation requires that consultants undergo a comprehensive test overseen by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-qualified security audit consultant trained to help businesses in the fields of IS audit process, IT governance, network assets and architecture planned useful life, IT service delivery, safeguarding information resources, and business continuity preparedness.

Find out the details about Progent's CISA Support Services.

CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Experts
CRISC-certified IT Risk Experts for Chicago, IllinoisThe CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate an IT professional's skills to design, implement, and maintain IS control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to develop and execute a workplace continuity plan based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's risk management expertise is a good fit the support available from Progent's CISA-qualified consultants for objectively evaluating your IT management design and with the services of Progent's CISM consultants for designing company-wide security policies and procedures.

Get additional details about Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Support.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Support Expertise
Security Consultants with GIAC Certification for Chicago, IllinoisGIAC was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security engineers. GIAC's mission is to verify that a certified security consultant possesses the knowledge necessary to deliver services in critical categories of network, information, and software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and government organizations around the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent offers the support of GIAC certified consultants for any of the network security disciplines addressed within GIAC accreditation programs including assessing networks, incident handling, traffic analysis, web application security, and SIEM solutions.

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

Contact Progent for Network Security Expertise
If your company is located in Chicago or elsewhere in the state of Illinois and you want computer security support services, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.














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