For fast remote help with data security problems, businesses in Minneapolis, MN, have access to world-class troubleshooting from Progent's security professionals. Progent's remote support consultants are available to provide efficient and economical assistance with security crises that threaten the productivity of your information system. Progent's accredited security consultants are certified to provide help for systems based on Microsoft, Linux, macOS and OS X, Solaris, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's broad selection of consulting services addresses firewall configuration, email security, secure network infrastructure, and business continuity planning. Progent's support team has been awarded the world's most advanced security certifications including CISM and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Progent offers online security expertise on a by-the-minute model without minimum minutes and no extra fees for setup or after hours support. By billing by the minute and by delivering world-class expertise, Progent's billing structure keeps costs low and eliminates situations where quick fixes result in major bills.

Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
In case you are currently faced with a security crisis, visit Progent's Urgent Remote Network Support to learn how to receive immediate aid.

For companies that have prepared in advance for a security breech, the step-by-step incident handling procedure promoted by GIAC is Progent's recommended method of handling a serious security incident.

Overview of Security Support Services
Coordinating network protection plus preparation for restoring vital data and functions after a security breach requires a continual effort that entails an array of technologies and processes. Progent's security consultants can support your business at whatever level in your attempt to guard your IT system, ranging from security audits to designing a comprehensive security strategy. Important technologies covered by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Prevention, Information Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Protection from Email-Borne Attacks.

Planning and Building Secure Environments
Any company ought to develop a carefully thought out security plan that includes both preventive and responsive steps. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that works to minimize security gaps. The post-attack strategy defines activities to assist IT personnel to assess the damage resulting from an attack, repair the damage, document the event, and restore network activity as quickly as possible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate protection into your business processes. Progent can set up auditing software, define and execute a safe network infrastructure, and recommend processes and policies that will optimize the safety of your information system. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to set up a firewall, design safe remote access to email and information, and install an effective virtual private network.

If you are interested in an affordable option for outsourcing your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Options feature non-stop online system tracking and quick resolution of problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to plan, deploy, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine local and cloud-based resources and that are compliant with government and industry data security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

System Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent provides expertise in restoring systems and devices that have been hacked, are suspect, or have failed as a result of a security attack. Progent can help evaluate the losses caused by the attack, return your company to normal functions, and recover data compromised as a result of the breach. Progent's certified specialists can also manage a comprehensive failure evaluation by going over activity logs and using a variety of advanced forensics tools. Progent's background with security consulting reduces your downtime and allows Progent to recommend efficient measures to avoid or mitigate future assaults.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's low-cost ProSight series of outsourced network management services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance. Managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that incorporates next generation behavior machine learning tools to guard endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily evade legacy signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to automate the complete malware attack progression including filtering, detection, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Top features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic system-wide immunization against new threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer economical multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within one agent managed from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's specific requirements and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security standards. Progent will help you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that require immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help you to install and test a backup and disaster recovery system such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and allows fast restoration of vital data, apps and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide world-class expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can help you to restore your business-critical information. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that incorporates the technology of leading data security vendors to provide web-based control and comprehensive protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps most threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall. For more information, visit 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 or mid-size organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's network support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hosting solution without requiring a time-consuming and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into a single hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, retrieve and protect data related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By updating and managing your IT documentation, you can save as much as half of time wasted looking for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether you’re making improvements, performing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you need as soon as you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's certified consultants can provide unique specialized help in key areas of computer protection such as:

Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent offers experience with information risk auditing software like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for performing a set of automatic system tests to reveal potential security holes. Progent has broad experience with testing utilities and can help you to understand audit reports and respond efficiently. Progent's security consultants also provide web software testing and can conduct expert evaluation of enterprise-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with major worldwide security specifications such as FISMA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless protection including in-place wireless appliances plus portable devices. Learn more details concerning Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide in-depth technical support for Cisco's complete family of security and Virtual Private Network technologies including PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, protected broadband and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst family switches. Learn more details about Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Support.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technologies
As well as supporting a wide range of protection technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of any size top-level engineering services for solutions from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Progent's engineers offer:

Stealth Penetration Testing Services
Stealth intrusion testing is a key technique for helping businesses to understand how vulnerable their IT systems are to potential attacks by revealing how well corporate protection processes and mechanisms hold up against authorized but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security specialists using the latest intrusion techniques. Learn additional details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Support Services
CISM Engineers for Minneapolis, MinnesotaCertified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the fundamental skills and international benchmarks of service that computer security professionals are expected to master. It offers business management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM possess the experience and skill to offer effective security management and consulting services. Progent can offer a CISM consultant to assist your enterprise in critical security disciplines including data security governance, vulnerability management, data protection program control, and crisis response support.

Get additional information about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Security Support Services
CISSP Certified Network Security Experts for Minneapolis, MinnesotaProgent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP status as a result of verified experience, extensive study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status official recognition in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included within CISSP include security management practices, security design and test systems, access permission methodology, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

Read the details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.

ISSAP-Qualified Consultants for Secure Network Architecture
ISSAP ISSAP Security Engineers for Minneapolis, MinnesotaProgent's ISSAP certified security experts are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP accreditation as a result of thorough testing and extensive hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access management systems and techniques, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

Get the details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Infrastructure Engineering Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Expertise
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Experts for Minneapolis, MinnesotaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is an important achievement that indicates mastery in IS security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential has consultants pass an extensive test overseen by the ISACA professional association. Progent offers the services of a CISA-certified security professional trained to help businesses in the areas of IS audit process, information technology governance, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, information technology support, safeguarding data resources, and business continuity planning.

Read additional details about Progent's CISA Professional Services.

CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Consultants
CRISC-certified Risk Engineers for Minneapolis, MinnesotaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's skills to plan, implement, and maintain IS control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to develop and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's risk mitigation expertise is a good fit the support available from Progent's CISA-certified security engineers for objectively auditing your IS management design and with the expertise of Progent's CISM experts for designing company-wide security policies and procedures.

Find out more information concerning Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Services.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Services
Network Security Engineers with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Minneapolis, MinnesotaGlobal Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the skill of information technology security experts. GIAC's mission is to assure that an accredited professional possesses the knowledge needed to deliver support in critical areas of network, data, and program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and institutions throughout the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the assistance of certified professionals for all of the security services addressed under GIAC certification programs such as assessing IT infrastructure, incident handling, traffic analysis, web application security, and SIEM solutions.

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

Contact Progent for Computer Security Expertise
If your organization is located in Minneapolis or elsewhere in the state of Minnesota and you're trying to find security support services, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.














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