For fast online assistance with computer security issues, businesses in Minneapolis, MN, can find expert troubleshooting by contacting Progent's security professionals. Progent's remote support staff is ready to provide efficient and low-cost assistance with security issues that are impacting the productivity of your IT network. Progent's accredited consultants are certified to provide help for environments based on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh, Sun, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's broad range of consulting services encompasses firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, protected network infrastructure, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's technical support staff has earned the world's most advanced security accreditations including CISA and CISSP.

Progent offers online security support on a by-the-minute basis without minimum minutes and without extra fees for sign-up or after hours service. By charging per minute and by providing top-level help, Progent's pricing policy keeps expenses under control and avoids situations where quick fixes turn into big bills.

Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Can We Do Now?
If you are now experiencing a security emergency, refer to Progent's Emergency Remote Computer Support to find out how to receive immediate help.

For businesses who have planned beforehand for being hacked, the step-by-step post-attack handling procedure outlined by GIAC is Progent's recommended method of responding to a major security incident.

Overview of Security Expertise
Coordinating network security plus preparation for restoring vital information and systems following an attack demands an on-going program that entails an array of technologies and processes. Progent's security professionals can assist your business at any level in your attempt to safeguard your information system, ranging from security assessments to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Important technologies supported by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Implementation, Information Restoration and Security Forensics, and Managed Filtering of Email-Based Spam and Viruses.

Designing and Implementing Protected Networks
Any business ought to have a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both preventive and reactive activity. The pre-attack strategy is a set of steps that helps to reduce security gaps. The post-attack strategy defines activities to help security personnel to inventory the losses resulting from an attack, repair the damage, record the event, and revive network activity as soon as feasible. Progent can show you how to incorporate security into your business operations. Progent can set up scanning software, create and implement a secure computer infrastructure, and propose procedures and policies that will maximize the safety of your information system. Progent's security professionals are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, design protected offsite connectivity to e-mail and data, and configure an efficient VPN.

If you are looking for an affordable way for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Packages feature automated online server tracking and fast resolution of emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to design, deploy, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine local and cloud-based infrastructure and that comply with regulatory data security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

System Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent offers expertise in recovering networks and servers that have been hacked, are in question, or have ceased to function as a result of a security breach. Progent can help assess the damage caused by the attack, restore normal functions, and retrieve information compromised as a result of the event. Progent's security specialists can also manage a comprehensive forensic analysis by going over event logs and using a variety of proven forensics tools. Progent's background with security consulting reduces your downtime and permits Progent to propose effective measures to prevent or contain new assaults.

Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Security
Progent offers a collection of affordable, set-price monthly managed services intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance. Managed services offered by Progent include:

Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the services and infrastructure of top information security vendors to provide centralized control and comprehensive protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. Find out more about Progent's Email Guard Spam Filtering, Virus Defense, Email Content Filtering and Data Leakage Prevention.

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning tools to guard endpoints as well as servers and VMs against modern malware attacks like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by traditional signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to address the complete malware attack lifecycle including protection, identification, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and allows rapid restoration of vital data, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of hardware failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's backup and recovery consultants can provide advanced support to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory requirements such as IPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can help you to restore your critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.

Special Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's certified security consultants offer world-class support in key facets of IT protection such as:

Information Risk Evaluation and Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with security auditing utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for performing a set of automatic network tests to reveal possible security problems. Progent has broad experience with these and similar tools and can assist your company to understand audit results and react appropriately. Progent's certified security consultants also offer web application validation and can perform expert assessments of corporate-wide security to assess your company's compliance with important industry security specifications such as HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless security including in-place wireless equipment plus portable devices. Read more details concerning Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can deliver world-class technical expertise for Cisco's entire family of security and VPN products such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst FWSM, secure broadband and IS routers, wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst switches. Read more information concerning Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Expertise.

Additional Firewall and VPN Technologies
As well as being expert in a wide array of security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers businesses of any size advanced support for products from other major firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:

Stealth Penetration Checking Consulting
Unannounced intrusion testing is a key method for allowing companies to understand how exposed their IT environments are to real-world attacks by showing how thoroughly network protection procedures and mechanisms stand up against planned but unannounced penetration efforts instigated by veteran security specialists utilizing the latest hacking methods. Learn more information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Support Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Engineers for Minneapolis, MinnesotaCertified Information Security Manager defines the fundamental skills and worldwide standards of service that IT security professionals are expected to master. It offers business management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their certification possess the experience and skill to offer efficient security management and engineering support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified support professional to help your enterprise in vital security areas including data protection governance, vulnerability management, data protection process management, and incident handling management.

Read additional details concerning Progent's CISM Security Support Assistance.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Expertise
CISSP Qualified System Security Specialists for Minneapolis, MinnesotaProgent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP status as a result of verified experience, extensive study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential official recognition in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge covered within CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and test systems, connection permission methodology, software development security, operations security, physical security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

Read the details concerning Progent's CISSP Consulting Services.

ISSAP-Qualified Consultants for Secure System Architecture
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals for Minneapolis, MinnesotaProgent's ISSAP certified security experts are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP status after rigorous testing and significant experience. field experience with information security architecture. ISSAP security experts have acquired in-depth understanding of access management systems and methodologies, phone system and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your business with all aspects of architecture security.

Learn additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure System Infrastructure Consulting Services.

CISA Consulting Services
CISA Consultants for Minneapolis, MinnesotaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a recognized achievement that signifies mastery in IS security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates pass a comprehensive test overseen by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-certified security audit professional trained to assist businesses in the fields of IS audit services, information technology enforcement, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology service delivery, protecting information assets, and business continuity preparedness.

Learn more information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Services.

CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Specialists
CRISC Risk Experts for Minneapolis, MinnesotaThe CRISC program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's skills to design, deploy, and support information system controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to develop and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery plan based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's risk management services are a good fit the support provided by Progent's CISA-qualified security engineers for impartially auditing your IS control design and also with the services of Progent's CISM consultants for defining security policies.

Learn additional information about Progent's CRISC-certified Network Risk Management Expertise.

GIAC Consulting Services
Network Security Consultants with Global Information Assurance Certification for Minneapolis, MinnesotaGIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of information technology security engineers. GIAC's mission is to make sure that an accredited professional possesses the knowledge necessary to provide services in vital categories of system, data, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and government organizations around the world including and the United States NSA. Progent can provide the help of GIAC certified security engineers for any of the network security disciplines addressed under GIAC accreditation programs including auditing perimeters, incident response, traffic analysis, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

Learn additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Depend on Progent for Network Security Help
If your business is situated in Minneapolis or anywhere in Minnesota and you want network security expertise, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

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