For immediate online help with data security issues, businesses in Minneapolis, MN, have access to world-class expertise from Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online service consultants are available to offer effective and affordable assistance with security crises that threaten the viability of your IT network. Progent's accredited consultants are qualified to provide help for environments powered by Windows, Linux, Apple, Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide selection of consulting services encompasses firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, secure system design, and business continuity planning. Progent's technical support team has earned the world's top security certifications including CISM and ISSAP.

Progent offers remote security support on a per-minute basis with no minimum times and no additional fees for sign-up or after hours support. By charging per minute and by delivering top-level help, Progent's billing structure keeps expenses low and eliminates situations where simple fixes turn into big expenses.

Our System Has Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
If your business is currently fighting a network security crisis, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Computer Help to learn how to get immediate help.

For businesses who have prepared in advance for an attack, the formal post-attack handling model outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's approved method of handling a serious security attack.

Introduction to Progent's Security Services
Managing network protection and staying ready for restoring vital data and systems after an attack requires an on-going effort involving an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's security engineers can support your organization at whatever level in your attempt to safeguard your IT system, ranging from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security plan. Important technologies covered by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Prevention, Data Recovery and Security Forensics, and Managed Filtering of Email-Borne Attacks.

Designing and Implementing Protected Networks
Every company ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive and responsive steps. The pre-attack plan is a set of steps that helps to minimize security gaps. The post-attack plan defines procedures to assist security personnel to evaluate the losses caused by an attack, repair the damage, document the experience, and restore network functions as quickly as feasible. Progent can show you how to build security into your company processes. Progent can configure scanning software, create and execute a safe network infrastructure, and propose procedures and policies that will maximize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are available to help you to set up a firewall, design secure offsite connectivity to email and data, and configure an effective virtual private network.

If you are interested in an affordable way for jobbing out your security administration, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Packages feature non-stop remote system tracking and quick response to emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to design, implement, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud-based resources and that comply with regulatory security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises Exchange deployments, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent provides expertise in recovering networks and computers that have been hacked, are suspect, or have stopped working as a result of a security breach. Progent can help determine the losses resulting from the assault, restore ordinary functions, and retrieve data compromised as a result of the event. Progent's certified specialists can also manage a thorough forensic analysis by examining activity logs and utilizing a variety of proven forensics techniques. Progent's experience with security problems reduces your off-air time and permits Progent to propose effective measures to avoid or contain future attacks.

Site-to-Site Backup Strategies Centered on Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Microsoft Data Protection Manager is a powerful data backup and restore product utilizing fast disk subsystems to maximize fault tolerance, throughput, and manageability. Progent's expert Microsoft DPM support professionals can help your company to develop a practical disaster recovery strategy, implement a cost-effective high-availability IT infrastructure, configure a Data Protection Manager-based recovery solution, thoroughly validate your system, show your administrative staff or regular consultants how to maintain Microsoft Data Protection Manager, or handle extensive IT outsourcing such as off-site hosting of Microsoft DPM servers in Progent's data center facility. To learn more, visit Data Protection Manager (DPM) Consulting and Support Services.

Spam and Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the technology of leading data security companies to provide centralized control and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter.

Special Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's certified security engineers can provide world-class expertise in key areas of network security including:

Information Risk Audits and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent offers experience with security evaluation tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a variety of automatic network scans to identify possible security holes. Progent has broad experience with these and similar utilities and can assist you to analyze assessment results and react efficiently. Progent's security consultants also can perform web application testing and can perform thorough evaluation of enterprise-wide security to assess your company's compliance with important worldwide security specifications such as FISMA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless protection covering in-place wireless appliances plus portable devices. Read more information concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide in-depth consulting expertise for Cisco's complete range of protection and Virtual Private Network technologies such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, protected broadband and integrated services routers, wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst switches. Find out additional information about Cisco Protection, VPN and Wireless Support.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Technologies
In addition to supporting a broad range of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of any size advanced engineering services for products from other major firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's engineers can provide:

Unannounced Intrusion Testing Services
Stealth intrusion testing is a key technique for allowing businesses to find out how exposed their IT systems are to serious attacks by revealing how well network security policies and mechanisms stand up to planned but unpublicized intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced hacking techniques. Read the details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Consulting Services
CISM Engineers for Minneapolis, MinnesotaCertified Information Security Manager (CISM) defines the fundamental skills and international standards of performance that IT security professionals are required to achieve. It provides business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their certification have the background and knowledge to provide effective security management and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM-certified expert to help your organization in key security disciplines such as information security governance, vulnerability management, data protection process control, and crisis response support.

Learn additional information about Progent's CISM Security Support Services.

CISSP Security Support Expertise
CISSP Certified Network Security Professionals for Minneapolis, MinnesotaProgent's CISSP consultants are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP status through demonstrated experience, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for information security. ANSI has given the CISSP status accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included under CISSP include security administration practices, security design and test systems, access permission systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, communications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Get more information concerning Progent's CISSP Consulting Services.

ISSAP-Qualified Consultants for Secure System Architecture
ISSAP ISSAP Security Engineers for Minneapolis, MinnesotaProgent's ISSAP certified security experts are experts who have been awarded ISSAP accreditation following thorough examination and significant experience. field experience with information security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can help your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Find out more information concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected System Infrastructure Consulting Support.

Certified Information Systems Auditor Support Expertise
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consultants for Minneapolis, MinnesotaThe CISA accreditation is a prestigious qualification that indicates mastery in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation requires that consultants undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-qualified security professional trained to assist companies in the areas of IS audit services, information technology enforcement, systems and infrastructure planned useful life, IT support, safeguarding information assets, and disaster recovery preparedness.

Read more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Expertise.

CRISC Network Risk Management Consultants
CRISC-certified Risk Engineers for Minneapolis, MinnesotaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's skills to design, implement, and maintain information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and execute a business continuity plan based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management expertise is complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-qualified security engineers for objectively assessing your IT management design and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified experts for designing security policies and procedures.

Get more information about Progent's CRISC IT Risk Mitigation Services.

Global Information Assurance Certification Professional Services
Network Security Consultants with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Minneapolis, MinnesotaGlobal Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of network security engineers. GIAC's mission is to verify that an accredited security consultant possesses the skills needed to deliver support in vital categories of system, information, and application software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions around the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent offers the expertise of certified security engineers for any of the network security services covered within GIAC accreditation topics including assessing perimeters, security incident handling, traffic analysis, web application security, and SIEM solutions.

Find out more details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Contact Progent for Computer Security Expertise
If your company is situated in Minneapolis or elsewhere in Minnesota and you need computer security engineering help, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.

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