To get immediate online assistance with computer security issues, companies in Grand Rapids, MI, can find expert support by contacting Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online support staff is available to provide fast and affordable assistance with security emergencies that are impacting the productivity of your IT network. Progent's accredited security engineers are certified to provide help for environments powered by Microsoft, Linux, Macintosh, Solaris, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's broad array of services encompasses firewall expertise, email security, protected system design, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's support staff has earned the world's top security credentials including CISM and CISSP.

Progent provides remote security support services on a per-minute basis with no minimum minutes and without additional fees for sign-up or off-hour service. By charging per minute and by providing top-level expertise, Progent's pricing policy keeps costs low and avoids situations where quick fixes result in big expenses.

We've Been Attacked: What Should We Do?
If your network is now fighting a security crisis, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Network Support to learn how to receive immediate help.

For companies who have prepared carefully for an attack, the formal incident response procedure outlined by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's preferred method of handling a serious security penetration.

Overview of Progent's Security Services
Managing network security plus preparedness for restoring vital data and systems following a security breach requires an on-going process that entails an array of technologies and processes. Progent's certified engineers can support your business at any level in your efforts to guard your IT system, from security audits to designing a complete security plan. Some technologies supported by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Implementation, Data Recovery and Security Forensics, and Managed Filtering of E-mail-Borne Attacks.

Planning and Implementing Secure Networks
Any business ought to have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that includes both preventive and reactive steps. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that helps to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan defines procedures to assist IT personnel to assess the damage resulting from a breach, repair the damage, record the event, and revive business functions as quickly as possible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate security into your business processes. Progent can install scanning utilities, create and build a safe IT architecture, and recommend procedures and policies to enhance the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are available to help you to set up a firewall, deploy protected online and mobile connectivity to e-mail and information, and configure an effective VPN.

If you are looking for an economical way for outsourcing your security management, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Packages feature non-stop remote system tracking and quick resolution of problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to plan, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate physical and cloud-based resources and that are compliant with government security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent offers expertise in recovering networks and computers that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have ceased to function as a result of a security penetration. Progent can help assess the damage caused by the breach, restore ordinary functions, and recover information compromised owing to the breach. Progent's security specialists can also perform a comprehensive failure evaluation by going over event logs and utilizing other proven forensics techniques. Progent's experience with security consulting reduces your downtime and allows Progent to recommend efficient strategies to avoid or mitigate new attacks.

Fault Tolerant Data Backup and Recovery Planning Centered on Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a powerful data backup and restore product based on disk-to-disk subsystems to improve fault tolerance, performance, and ease of administration. Progent's expert Microsoft Data Protection Manager consultants can help you to create an effective business continuity strategy, implement an affordable fault-tolerant IT infrastructure, configure a Microsoft DPM-powered backup and restore solution, thoroughly test your system, teach your administrative staff or regular consultants how to maintain DPM, or provide complete information technology outsourcing such as off-site housing of virtual or physical DPM machines in Progent's world-class data center facility. For more information, go to System Center Data Protection Manager Consulting Services.

Spam and Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that uses the technology of top information security companies to provide web-based control and world-class protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall.

Special Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's veteran engineers offer unique expertise in vital facets of network security including:

Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Testing
Progent provides experience with security evaluation utilities like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for performing a variety of automatic network scans to reveal possible security problems. Progent has broad skills with testing tools and can help your company to analyze assessment results and react efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also provide web application testing and can perform expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important industry security specifications such as HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless protection including in-place wireless equipment as well as portable handsets. Read additional details concerning Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Support
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver world-class technical expertise for Cisco's complete family of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst FWSM, secure high-speed and integrated services routers, wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Get additional information about Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Aironet Wireless Expertise.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
As well as supporting a wide array of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers businesses of all sizes expert engineering services for solutions from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Progent's consultants can provide:

Unannounced Penetration Testing Consulting
Unannounced penetration checking is a vital technique for helping organizations to understand how vulnerable their IT systems are to serious threats by showing how well network protection procedures and mechanisms stand up to planned but unpublicized penetration efforts instigated by seasoned security engineers utilizing advanced hacking techniques. Read additional details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Engineers for Grand Rapids, MichiganCertified Information Security Manager defines the core skills and worldwide benchmarks of performance that computer security professionals are expected to achieve. CISM provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their CISM possess the experience and knowledge to offer efficient security administration and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM consultant to help your enterprise in critical security areas such as information security governance, risk management, data security process management, and crisis response management.

Get more information about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Qualified System Security Professionals for Grand Rapids, MichiganProgent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP status through verified professional work, extensive study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of an international standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential official recognition in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered under CISSP include security administration practices, security design and models, connection control systems, software development security, operations security, hardware security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

Learn additional information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Services.

ISSAP-Certified Engineers for Secure System Infrastructure
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals for Grand Rapids, MichiganProgent's ISSAP qualified security experts are consultants who have earned ISSAP certification as a result of rigorous testing and extensive hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP security experts have in-depth knowledge of access management systems and techniques, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can help your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

Learn additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected Network Infrastructure Consulting Services.

CISA Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Systems Auditor Experts for Grand Rapids, MichiganThe CISA accreditation is an important qualification that represents expertise in network security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that consultants undergo an extensive test administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-qualified security professional trained to help businesses in the fields of IS audit process, information technology enforcement, network assets and infrastructure planned useful life, IT service delivery, safeguarding data resources, and disaster recovery planning.

Find out additional information about Progent's CISA Support Expertise.

CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Consultants
CRISC-certified IT Risk Consultants for Grand Rapids, MichiganThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and maintain information system controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery plan based on leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk mitigation expertise is a good fit the services available from Progent's CISA-certified security engineers for impartially evaluating your IT control design and also with the services of Progent's CISM support professionals for defining company-wide security policies and procedures.

Read the details about Progent's CRISC Network Risk Management Services.

GIAC Professional Services
Network Security Engineers with Global Information Assurance Certification for Grand Rapids, MichiganGlobal Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security engineers. GIAC's mission is to assure that an accredited security consultant has the knowledge necessary to provide support in critical categories of system, data, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent can provide the help of certified security engineers for any of the security capabilities addressed within GIAC certification programs including assessing networks, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web-based services security, and SIEM solutions.

Find out additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact Progent for Network Security Expertise
If your company is situated in Grand Rapids or elsewhere in the state of Michigan and you need security expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

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