For fast online help with computer security problems, companies in Grand Rapids, MI, can find expert support from Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's remote service staff is ready to offer effective and affordable help with security emergencies that are impacting the viability of your information system. Progent's accredited security engineers are qualified to support systems based on Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide range of services covers firewall configuration, email security, protected system architecture, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's support staff has earned the industry's top security certifications including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Information System Security Architecture Professional.

Progent offers remote security support on a per-minute basis with no minimum call duration and without extra charges for sign-up or after hours service. By charging by the minute and by delivering world-class support, Progent's pricing model keeps costs under control and eliminates scenarios where quick fixes result in big bills.

Our Network Has Been Hacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
In case you are currently faced with a security emergency, go to Progent's Emergency Remote Network Help to find out how to get immediate assistance.

For companies that have prepared beforehand for being hacked, the step-by-step post-attack response model promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's recommended method of responding to a serious security incident.

Introduction to Progent's Security Expertise
Coordinating data protection as well as preparation for recovering critical information and functions after an attack requires a continual process involving a variety of tools and procedures. Progent's security experts can assist your organization at whatever level in your efforts to secure your information network, ranging from security evaluation to designing a complete security strategy. Key areas supported by Progent's experts include Planning and Implementation, Data Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Protection from Email-Based Threats.

Planning and Building Secure Networks
Every company ought to develop a thoroughly thought out security plan that incorporates both proactive and reactive activity. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of precautions that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy defines activities to assist security staff to assess the losses resulting from an attack, repair the damage, record the experience, and restore network functions as quickly as feasible. Progent can show you how to incorporate security into your business operations. Progent can configure scanning software, define and execute a secure IT infrastructure, and recommend processes and policies that will optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security professionals are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, deploy secure offsite access to e-mail and data, and install an efficient virtual private network (VPN).

If your company is interested in an affordable option for outsourcing your network security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Options feature continual online network monitoring and immediate resolution of emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to plan, deploy, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate physical and cloud infrastructure and that comply with regulatory data security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent provides skill in restoring systems and servers that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have ceased to function as a result of a security penetration. Progent can show you how to assess the damage caused by the breach, restore ordinary business operations, and recover information compromised owing to the event. Progent's security specialists can also perform a comprehensive forensic analysis by examining activity logs and using other advanced forensics techniques. Progent's background with security problems minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to propose efficient measures to avoid or mitigate new attacks.

Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight family 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 facets of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes next generation behavior analysis tools to defend endpoint devices and servers and VMs against modern malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely evade legacy signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to manage the complete malware attack progression including filtering, detection, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top features include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer economical multi-layer protection for physical servers and VMs, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device control, and web filtering through leading-edge tools packaged within one agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your company's unique requirements and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry data security regulations. Progent will help you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alarms that call for urgent attention. Progent's consultants can also assist you to install and verify a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a fixed monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and enables rapid restoration of vital data, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted due to component breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver advanced expertise to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to recover your business-critical data. Read more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup and Recovery.

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 incorporates the infrastructure of top data security companies to deliver web-based management and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that originates and ends 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 Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's network support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hardware solution without requiring a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting provider. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, update, retrieve and protect information about your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSLs or domains. By cleaning up and managing your network documentation, you can save up to half of time wasted searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network like recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether youíre making improvements, performing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you require when you need it. Find out more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Specialized Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's certified consultants can provide world-class consulting support in vital areas of IT security including:

Security Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment
Progent provides experience with information risk evaluation tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a set of automatic system tests to identify possible security gaps. Progent has broad skills with scanning utilities and can assist your company to analyze assessment results and react efficiently. Progent's security consultants also provide web application validation and can perform thorough assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important industry security standards including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless protection covering in-place wireless appliances as well as mobile devices. Read the details concerning Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Support
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide in-depth consulting services for Cisco's complete range of protection and Virtual Private Network technologies including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure high-speed and integrated services routers, Aironet wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Read more information about Cisco Protection, VPN and Aironet Wireless Expertise.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
In addition to being expert in a wide array of protection solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide businesses of any size expert support for technologies from other major firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's consultants offer:

Unannounced Intrusion Checking Consulting
Unannounced penetration testing is a key method for helping companies to understand how exposed their IT systems are to real-world attacks by revealing how well network protection processes and mechanisms stand up against authorized but unpublicized intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Get additional information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Experts for Grand Rapids, MichiganCertified Information Security Manager defines the fundamental competencies and international standards of service that IT security professionals are expected to master. CISM offers business management the confidence that consultants who have been awarded their certification possess the background and skill to offer efficient security administration and consulting services. Progent can offer a CISM consultant to assist your enterprise in vital security disciplines such as information protection governance, risk management, information security program management, and crisis response management.

Get additional information about Progent's CISM Security Consulting Assistance.

CISSP Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Qualified System Security Engineers for Grand Rapids, MichiganProgent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP accreditation as a result of demonstrated professional work, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential official recognition in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise included under CISSP include security administration procedures, security design and models, connection permission systems, software development security, business processes security, physical security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Get additional details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Expertise.

ISSAP-Certified Consultants for Secure Network Infrastructure
ISSAP ISSAP Security Engineers for Grand Rapids, MichiganProgent's ISSAP certified security consultants are consultants who have earned ISSAP accreditation after rigorous testing and extensive hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants have in-depth understanding of access management mechanisms and methodologies, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security consultants can help your company with all phases of architecture security.

Find out additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected IT Architecture Engineering Support.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Expertise
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Experts for Grand Rapids, MichiganThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a globally recognized qualification that signifies expertise in IS security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates pass an exhaustive test administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-certified security audit consultant able to help companies in the areas of IS audit services, information technology enforcement, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, IT support, protecting data assets, and business continuity planning.

Learn the details concerning Progent's CISA Consulting Expertise.

CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Consultants
CRISC-certified Network Risk Experts for Grand Rapids, MichiganThe CRISC program was initiated by ISACA to verify an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and support information system controls to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to develop and execute a business continuity plan based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk management services are a good fit the services provided by Progent's CISA-certified security engineers for impartially auditing your IT management design and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified experts for defining company-wide security policies and procedures.

Read more details about Progent's CRISC-certified Network Risk Management Support.

GIAC Professional Expertise
Network Security Consultants with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Grand Rapids, MichiganGlobal Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the skill of network security experts. GIAC's goal is to make sure that a certified security consultant possesses the skills appropriate to deliver services in vital categories of system, information, and software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and government organizations around the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent offers the assistance of GIAC certified consultants for all of the network security services addressed under GIAC certification programs such as auditing security systems, security incident response, intrusion detection, web services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

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

Get in Touch with Progent for Network Security Help
If your organization is situated in Grand Rapids or anywhere in Michigan and you're trying to find network security help, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.














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