For fast online help with computer security issues, companies in Chicago, IL, have access to world-class troubleshooting from Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online service staff is ready to provide fast and low-cost assistance with security emergencies that threaten the viability of your information system. Progent's accredited security engineers are certified to support environments powered by Microsoft, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide selection of services covers firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, protected network design, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's technical support staff has been awarded the industry's top security certifications including Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and ISSAP.

Progent provides remote security support services on a by-the-minute model without minimum times and no extra charges for setup or off-hour service. By billing per minute and by providing top-level help, Progent's pricing policy keeps costs under control and avoids scenarios where simple fixes entail big bills.

Our Network Has Been Hacked: What Should We Do Now?
Cybersecurity ConsultingIf you are currently faced with a security crisis, go to Progent's Urgent Online Network Help to see how to receive immediate assistance. Progent has a pool of veteran network security specialists who can provide online and on-premises support that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your security defense to protect against future exploits.

For businesses who have prepared in advance for a security breech, the formal incident handling model promoted by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's preferred method of handling a major security penetration.

Overview of Progent's Security Expertise
Coordinating computer security and preparation for restoring vital data and systems following a security breach demands a continual program involving a variety of technologies and procedures. Progent's security professionals can help your organization at any level in your attempt to guard your information network, from security evaluation to creating a comprehensive security program. Important technologies supported by Progent's experts include Planning and Prevention, Data Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Filtering of Email-Borne Threats.

Designing and Building Secure Environments
Any organization ought to develop a carefully considered security plan that incorporates both preventive and reactive activity. The pre-attack plan is a collection of precautions that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy defines activities to help security personnel to inventory the damage caused by an attack, repair the damage, document the event, and revive network functions as quickly as possible. Progent can advise you how to design protection into your company processes. Progent can set up auditing utilities, define and implement a safe computer architecture, and propose processes and policies to optimize the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are ready to help you to configure a firewall, design safe online and mobile connectivity to email and information, and configure an effective VPN.

If you are interested in an affordable way for jobbing out your security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Services include automated remote system tracking and immediate response to problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to design, deploy, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate physical and cloud-based resources and that comply with government data security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent offers skill in restoring systems and devices that have been compromised, are in question, or have stopped working because of a security penetration. Progent can show you how to assess the damage caused by the attack, return your company to ordinary functions, and retrieve data lost owing to the event. Progent's certified specialists can also oversee a comprehensive failure analysis by examining activity logs and using a variety of proven assessment techniques. Progent's background with security problems minimizes your downtime and permits Progent to recommend effective measures to prevent or mitigate new attacks.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight series of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates cutting edge behavior analysis tools to defend endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by traditional signature-matching AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to address the entire malware attack progression including blocking, detection, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Key features include single-click rollback with Windows VSS and automatic system-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and VMs, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device control, and web filtering via leading-edge tools incorporated within one agent managed from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's unique needs and that allows you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information protection standards. Progent will assist you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that call for immediate action. Progent can also assist you to set up and verify a backup and disaster recovery system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint security and Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and allows rapid restoration of vital files, apps and VMs that have become lost or corrupted as a result of hardware failures, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR specialists can deliver advanced expertise to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can assist you to recover your critical information. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of top information security vendors to deliver web-based management and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance provides a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more information, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual host set up and managed by Progent's network support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hardware solution without a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting provider. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, update, find and protect information about your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSLs or warranties. By updating and organizing your network documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time thrown away looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and relating IT information. Whether you’re planning improvements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require as soon as you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Special Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's certified security engineers offer unique consulting support in vital areas of network protection such as:

Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing
Progent offers experience with information risk evaluation tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for conducting a set of automatic network scans to identify potential security problems. Progent has broad skills with these tools and can assist you to analyze assessment results and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also provide web software validation and can conduct expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your company's compliance with important global security specifications such as FISMA, PCI, and ISO. Also, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless security covering in-place wireless appliances as well as mobile devices. Find out more information concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide world-class technical expertise for Cisco's entire range of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, protected high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst family switches. Get the details about Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Support.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technologies
As well as supporting a wide array of security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers businesses of any size advanced consulting for products from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network vendors. Progent's consultants can provide:

Unannounced Intrusion Checking Services
Stealth intrusion testing is a valuable technique for helping companies to determine how exposed their IT environments are to serious threats by revealing how effectively network security policies and mechanisms hold up against authorized but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security specialists utilizing the latest hacking methods. Find out more details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise
CISM Consultants for Chicago, IllinoisCertified Information Security Manager identifies the basic skills and international benchmarks of performance that information technology security professionals are expected to achieve. It offers business management the confidence that those who have been awarded their certification have the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security administration and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM-certified consultant to help your enterprise in critical security disciplines such as data security governance, risk management, data security program management, and incident response management.

Get additional details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Services.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Certified Network Security Specialists for Chicago, IllinoisProgent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have earned CISSP certification through verified professional work, extensive study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential official recognition in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included within CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and models, connection control methodology, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, encryption, communications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

Find out the details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Expertise.

CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Experts for Secure Network Architecture
CISSP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals for Chicago, IllinoisProgent's ISSAP qualified cybersecurity consultants are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP status after rigorous testing and substantial experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP consultants have in-depth understanding of access management systems and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can help your business with all phases of secure network architecture.

Learn the details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected IT Architecture Consulting Services.

CISSP-ISSEP Qualified Security Engineering Consultants
CISSP-ISSEP certified Network Security ExpertsCybersecurity consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated their ability to provide enterprises with the expertise associated with a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior cybersecurity analyst. Progent can provide the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity expert to help your organization to follow current system security engineering theory and techniques in system development, evaluate system security designs according to security engineering best practices, create cohesive system designs that incorporate compliant security mechanisms for all key system functions, develop efficient configuration strategies to provide operational security, perform in-depth risk analysis, and recommend realistic security solutions that balance your operational goals with your company's tolerance for risk.

Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting.

CISA Security Auditor Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consultants for Chicago, IllinoisThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a prestigious qualification that represents expertise in IS security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential has consultants pass a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-qualified security engineer able to assist companies in the areas of information systems audit process, information technology enforcement, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology service delivery, protecting data assets, and disaster recovery preparedness.

Get additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Services.

CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Specialists
CRISC-certified IT Risk Experts for Chicago, IllinoisThe CRISC certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's ability to design, implement, and support IS control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help your company to develop and carry out a workplace continuity strategy based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management services are complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-qualified security engineers for objectively assessing your IS control mechanisms and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM experts for defining company-wide security policies and procedures.

Find out the details about Progent's CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Support.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Expertise
Security Experts with Global Information Assurance Certification for Chicago, IllinoisGIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of computer security professionals. GIAC's goal is to ensure that an accredited security consultant possesses the knowledge necessary to provide services in important areas of system, information, and application security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations around the world including United States National Security Agency. Progent offers the assistance of certified professionals for all of the network security disciplines covered within GIAC accreditation programs including auditing perimeters, incident handling, intrusion detection, web-based application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

Read additional information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

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If your company is situated in Chicago or anywhere in Illinois and you're trying to find computer security expertise, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.














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