To get fast online help with computer security issues, businesses in Chicago, IL, have access to world-class troubleshooting from Progent's security professionals. Progent's online service consultants are available to provide efficient and low-cost assistance with security crises that threaten the viability of your information system. Progent's security engineers are qualified to provide help for environments based on Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's broad array of consulting services encompasses firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, secure network infrastructure, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support staff has earned the world's top security credentials including Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and CISSP.

Progent provides online security expertise on a by-the-minute basis without minimum minutes and without extra charges for sign-up or off-hour support. By charging by the minute and by providing top-level expertise, Progent's pricing structure keeps expenses low and eliminates situations where quick fixes turn into major bills.

Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Do We Do Now?
If your network is currently experiencing a network security crisis, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Computer Support to find out how to receive fast help.

For companies that have prepared carefully for a security breech, the formal incident response procedure outlined by GIAC is Progent's recommended method of reacting to a major security attack.

Introduction to Security Services
Managing computer protection plus preparedness for recovering vital information and functions following a security breach demands a continual program involving a variety of tools and procedures. Progent's certified engineers can assist your organization at all levels in your efforts to protect your IT system, from security audits to designing a complete security strategy. Key areas covered by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Prevention, Data Recovery and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of Email-Borne Spam and Viruses.

Planning and Implementing Protected Environments
Every business should develop a thoroughly considered security plan that includes both preventive and reactive activity. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that works to reduce security gaps. The reactive plan defines procedures to help IT personnel to assess the damage caused by a breach, repair the damage, record the experience, and restore network functions as soon as feasible. Progent can advise you how to design security into your company processes. Progent can install scanning utilities, define and implement a secure network architecture, and propose processes and policies that will enhance the protection of your information system. Progent's security experts are ready to help you to set up a firewall, deploy safe remote connectivity to e-mail and information, and configure an effective VPN.

If your company is looking for an economical option for jobbing out your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Packages include automated online system tracking and immediate resolution of emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to plan, deploy, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate local and cloud hosted resources and that are compliant with regulatory security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online 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 Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent has expertise in recovering systems and devices that have been hacked, are suspect, or have stopped working following a security breakdown. Progent can show you how to evaluate the damage caused by the attack, restore ordinary functions, and retrieve data lost as a result of the assault. Progent's security specialists can also perform a comprehensive failure evaluation by examining event logs and using a variety of proven forensics techniques. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to propose efficient strategies to avoid or mitigate future assaults.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight line of network monitoring and management services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. Managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior analysis tools to guard endpoint devices and physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by traditional signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to automate the entire threat progression including protection, identification, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer affordable in-depth security for physical servers and VMs, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering via cutting-edge tools packaged within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can assist your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your organization's specific needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will assist you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require urgent attention. Progent's consultants can also help your company to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery system such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables rapid recovery of vital data, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver world-class support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can assist you to restore your critical data. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of top information security companies to deliver web-based control and comprehensive protection for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hardware environment without a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied one hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network 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 information about your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time spent looking for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether you’re planning enhancements, doing maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require when you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Special Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's security consultants offer unique consulting support in vital facets of network security such as:

Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing
Progent offers experience with information risk auditing tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for performing a variety of comprehensive system tests to reveal possible security problems. Progent has extensive experience with these tools and can assist your company to understand audit reports and react appropriately. Progent's certified security engineers also offer web application testing and can perform thorough assessments of corporate-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with important global security standards such as FISMA, NIST, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless security covering stationary wireless equipment plus mobile devices. Find out more details about Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Expertise
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver world-class consulting support for Cisco's complete range of security and VPN technologies such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), protected broadband and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst switches. Read more details concerning Cisco Security, VPN and Wireless Expertise.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
In addition to being expert in a broad array of security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide companies of all sizes expert support for products from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Progent's engineers can provide:

Stealth Intrusion Testing Services
Unannounced intrusion testing is a key method for helping businesses to find out how exposed their IT systems are to potential attacks by testing how thoroughly network security procedures and technologies hold up to planned but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Read additional information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Services
CISM Engineers for Chicago, IllinoisCertified Information Security Manager identifies the fundamental skills and international benchmarks of service that information technology security managers are required to master. It offers business management the confidence that those who have been awarded their accreditation have the experience and skill to provide effective security administration and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to help your enterprise in vital security disciplines including data security governance, risk assessment, information protection process management, and crisis handling management.

Learn more information about Progent's CISM Security Support Assistance.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Qualified System Security Specialists for Chicago, IllinoisProgent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have earned CISSP certification through verified experience, extensive study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP Certification recognizes mastery of an international standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise covered under CISSP include security administration procedures, security architecture and test systems, connection control systems, applications development security, operations security, physical security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Find out additional details about Progent's CISSP Consulting Services.

ISSAP-Qualified Consultants for Secure Network Infrastructure
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Chicago, IllinoisProgent's ISSAP certified security consultants are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP status following thorough examination and substantial experience. field experience with network security design. ISSAP consultants have acquired in-depth understanding of access management systems and techniques, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can help your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

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

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor Consultants for Chicago, IllinoisThe CISA credential is an important achievement that represents mastery in information system security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential has candidates pass a comprehensive examination overseen by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-qualified security professional able to assist businesses in the fields of information systems audit services, IT administration, systems and infrastructure planned useful life, IT service delivery, safeguarding data resources, and disaster recovery planning.

Read more details about Progent's CISA Consulting Expertise.

CRISC Risk Management Experts
CRISC-certified IT Risk Consultants for Chicago, IllinoisThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's ability to plan, deploy, and maintain IS control mechanisms to reduce network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to create and carry out a workplace continuity strategy that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's risk mitigation services are a good fit the support available from Progent's CISA-certified consultants for impartially assessing your IT control design and with the services of Progent's CISM experts for designing company-wide security policies and procedures.

Read more information concerning Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Services.

GIAC Consulting Expertise
Network Security Consultants with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Chicago, IllinoisGlobal Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security experts. GIAC's goal is to ensure that a certified professional has the knowledge needed to provide services in critical categories of network, data, and program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and institutions throughout the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the support of certified consultants for any of the security capabilities covered under GIAC accreditation programs such as assessing networks, security incident handling, traffic analysis, web-based application security, and SIEM solutions.

Learn additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Depend on Progent for Network Security Help
If your organization is situated in Chicago or elsewhere in the state of Illinois and you want security consulting, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.














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