To get immediate online assistance with network security problems, businesses in Chicago, IL, can find expert troubleshooting from Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online support staff is available to offer fast and affordable assistance with security emergencies that are impacting the productivity of your network. Progent's accredited engineers are certified to support environments based on Microsoft, Linux, Macintosh, Sun, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's broad range of consulting services addresses firewall expertise, email security, secure network architecture, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's support team has earned the world's top security credentials including GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) and ISSAP.

Progent provides remote security support services on a by-the-minute basis without minimum call duration and no extra fees for sign-up or off-hour support. By billing per minute and by delivering world-class help, Progent's pricing policy keeps expenses low and avoids situations where simple solutions result in major expenses.

Our Network Has Been Hacked: What Should We Do?
In case your network is currently faced with a security emergency, visit Progent's Emergency Online Computer Help to learn how to get fast aid.

For companies that have prepared beforehand for being hacked, the formal incident response model outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's approved method of responding to a major security penetration.

Overview of Security Services
Coordinating computer protection plus preparedness for recovering critical information and systems following an attack requires an on-going program that entails an array of technologies and processes. Progent's certified experts can help your organization at any level in your attempt to secure your IT network, from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security strategy. Key areas supported by Progent's experts include Planning and Implementation, Information Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Filtering of Email-Based Spam and Viruses.

Designing and Building Secure Environments
Every organization ought to have a thoroughly considered security strategy that includes both proactive and reactive elements. The proactive plan is a collection of steps that helps to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy defines activities to help IT staff to evaluate the damage caused by an attack, remediate the damage, record the event, and restore business activity as soon as feasible. Progent can show you how to build security into your company processes. Progent can set up scanning software, define and build a safe network infrastructure, and recommend procedures and policies that will enhance the protection of your information system. Progent's security experts are ready to help you to configure a firewall, design secure offsite connectivity to email and information, and install an effective VPN.

If your company is looking for an affordable option for jobbing out your network security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Options include automated remote network tracking and fast resolution of emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to plan, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that are compliant with government security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent provides expertise in restoring systems and devices that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have stopped working following a security breakdown. Progent can help evaluate the losses caused by the attack, return your company to normal functions, and recover information lost owing to the breach. Progent's security specialists can also oversee a thorough failure evaluation by examining activity logs and utilizing a variety of advanced assessment tools. Progent's experience with security consulting minimizes your off-air time and permits Progent to recommend efficient measures to avoid or mitigate future attacks.

Zero Downtime Data Backup and Restore Planning Powered by System Center Data Protection Manager
Microsoft DPM is a ground breaking data backup and restore product centered around high-speed disk subsystems to maximize availability, speed, and manageability. Progent's certified Microsoft DPM support professionals can assist you to create a practical business continuity strategy, implement an affordable fault-tolerant IT architecture, install a Microsoft Data Protection Manager-powered recovery solution, thoroughly test your system, train your IT staff or regular consultants how to maintain DPM, or handle extensive IT support outsourcing such as remote hosting of DPM servers in Progent's data center facility. To learn more, go to System Center Data Protection Manager Expertise.

Spam/Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the infrastructure of top information security vendors to deliver centralized control and world-class security for all your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Special Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's veteran consultants can provide unique expertise in key areas of network protection such as:

Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent offers experience with information risk auditing software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for conducting a variety of comprehensive system scans to identify potential security gaps. Progent has extensive skills with scanning utilities and can assist you to understand assessment results and react appropriately. Progent's certified security consultants also can perform web application validation and can perform expert evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with key global security standards including HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless protection including in-place wireless equipment as well as mobile devices. Read additional details concerning Progent's Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can deliver in-depth technical services for Cisco's entire family of security and Virtual Private Network solutions such as PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure broadband and integrated services routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst family switches. Read more details about Cisco Protection, VPN and Wireless Expertise.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
In addition to supporting a broad range of security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers organizations of any size advanced engineering services for technologies from other major firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's consultants offer:

Stealth Penetration Checking Consulting
Stealth penetration testing is a valuable technique for helping organizations to determine how vulnerable their information systems are to real-world threats by testing how effectively network security processes and mechanisms hold up against planned but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security specialists utilizing the latest intrusion methods. Get more information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager Experts for Chicago, IllinoisCISM identifies the basic skills and worldwide benchmarks of service that IT security professionals are required to achieve. CISM offers executive management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their CISM have the experience and knowledge to offer effective security management and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to help your organization in vital security disciplines such as information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, information protection process control, and incident handling support.

Find out additional information about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Assistance.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Qualified System Security Experts for Chicago, IllinoisProgent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP certification through verified professional work, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP qualification recognizes mastery of a worldwide standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP status official recognition in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise covered under CISSP include security administration procedures, security design and test systems, connection control methodology, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Find out more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.

ISSAP-Qualified Consultants for Secure System Architecture
ISSAP ISSAP Security Engineers for Chicago, IllinoisProgent's ISSAP certified security experts are consultants who have earned ISSAP accreditation following rigorous testing and substantial experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive knowledge of access control mechanisms and methodologies, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can assist your business with all aspects of architecture security.

Get additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected IT Architecture Consulting Support.

Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor Consultants for Chicago, IllinoisThe CISA credential is a globally recognized qualification that signifies mastery in IS security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-qualified security audit professional trained to help companies in the areas of information systems audit services, information technology governance, network assets and architecture planned useful life, information technology support, protecting information assets, and business continuity planning.

Read more details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Support Expertise.

CRISC-certified Risk Management Specialists
CRISC IT Risk Consultants for Chicago, IllinoisThe CRISC certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's ability to plan, implement, and maintain IS controls to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to create and execute a business continuity strategy based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-qualified consultants for impartially evaluating your IS control mechanisms and with the services of Progent's CISM experts for defining company-wide security policies.

Learn more information about Progent's CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Services.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Expertise
Security Consultants with Global Information Assurance Certification for Chicago, IllinoisGIAC was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of computer security professionals. GIAC's goal is to make sure that a certified professional possesses the skills needed to provide services in important categories of system, information, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and government organizations around the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent can provide the support of certified security engineers for all of the security services addressed under GIAC accreditation topics such as assessing IT infrastructure, incident response, traffic analysis, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

Learn more details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Depend on Progent for Network Security Help
If your company is situated in Chicago or anywhere in the state of Illinois and you want security engineering help, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.














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