For immediate online assistance with data security problems, businesses in Norfolk, VA, have access to expert expertise from Progent's security engineers. Progent's online support staff is ready to provide effective and affordable help with security emergencies that threaten the productivity of your network. Progent's security consultants are certified to support environments powered by Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple, Solaris, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's broad range of services addresses firewall configuration, email security, protected system architecture, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's support team has earned the industry's top security credentials including GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).

Progent offers remote security expertise on a by-the-minute basis without minimum minutes and without extra charges for setup or after hours service. By charging per minute and by delivering world-class support, Progent's pricing model keeps costs low and eliminates situations where simple solutions result in big bills.

Our Network Has Been Hacked: What Can We Do Now?
In case you are now fighting a security emergency, go to Progent's Emergency Online Network Support to see how to get immediate aid.

For organizations who have planned in advance for a security breech, the step-by-step post-attack response model promoted by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's approved method of reacting to a serious security incident.

Overview of Security Services
Coordinating computer security as well as preparation for recovering vital information and systems after an attack demands a continual program involving an array of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security experts can help your business at whatever level in your efforts to safeguard your IT network, ranging from security assessments to designing a complete security program. Key areas covered by Progent's experts include Planning and Prevention, Information Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Filtering of Email-Based Attacks.

Planning and Building Secure Environments
Any business should have a thoroughly considered security plan that includes both proactive and responsive elements. The proactive strategy is a collection of precautions that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy specifies procedures to assist IT staff to evaluate the damage caused by an attack, repair the damage, record the event, and restore network functions as quickly as possible. Progent can show you how to build protection into your company processes. Progent can configure scanning software, create and build a secure network architecture, and propose procedures and policies to optimize the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy secure online and mobile connectivity to email and information, and configure an effective virtual private network.

If you are interested in an economical option for outsourcing your security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Options feature automated remote system tracking and immediate response to emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to plan, deploy, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine local and cloud hosted resources and that comply with regulatory security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

System Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent offers expertise in recovering systems and computers that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have failed because of a security penetration. Progent can show you how to evaluate the damage resulting from the breach, return your company to normal functions, and recover data compromised as a result of the attack. Progent's certified engineers can also manage a comprehensive failure analysis by going over event logs and utilizing a variety of advanced forensics techniques. Progent's background with security issues reduces your downtime and permits Progent to propose efficient ways to avoid or contain future attacks.

Fault Tolerant Backup and Recovery Solutions Based on Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Microsoft DPM is a revolutionary backup and recovery technology centered around fast disk systems to maximize availability, speed, and manageability. Progent's certified Microsoft DPM support professionals can assist you to develop a practical business continuity strategy, implement an affordable high-availability IT infrastructure, configure a DPM-powered backup and recovery solution, comprehensively test your DPM system, teach your administrative staff or local service providers how to manage Microsoft Data Protection Manager, or provide complete information technology outsourcing services including remote housing of Microsoft Data Protection Manager machines in Progent's world-class data center facility. For details, go to System Center Data Protection Manager Consulting and Support Services.

Spam/Virus Filtering Service and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide web-based management and world-class security for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Special Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's certified engineers can provide unique expertise in key facets of network security including:

Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing
Progent offers expertise with information risk evaluation tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for performing a variety of automatic network tests to identify potential security gaps. Progent has broad skills with these and similar utilities and can assist you to understand audit reports and react efficiently. Progent's security consultants also can perform web application testing and can conduct thorough assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your company's compliance with key industry security standards such as FISMA, PCI, and ISO. Also, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless security covering stationary wireless appliances as well as portable devices. Find out more details concerning Progent's Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide in-depth consulting expertise for Cisco's complete family of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure broadband and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst family switches. Find out more information about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Expertise.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
As well as being expert in a wide range of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of any size advanced consulting for technologies from other important firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's consultants can provide:

Stealth Intrusion Checking Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is a key technique for allowing companies to understand how vulnerable their IT environments are to potential attacks by testing how effectively corporate protection procedures and mechanisms stand up to planned but unpublicized penetration efforts instigated by veteran security specialists using advanced hacking techniques. Learn additional details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Consulting Services
CISM Consultants for Norfolk, VirginiaCertified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the basic skills and international standards of performance that information technology security professionals are required to master. It provides business management the assurance that those who have been awarded their accreditation have the experience and skill to offer efficient security management and consulting services. Progent can offer a CISM consultant to assist your organization in vital security disciplines including information security governance, risk management, data security program management, and incident response management.

Find out more information about Progent's CISM Security Consulting Expertise.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Services
CISSP Certified Network Security Consultants for Norfolk, VirginiaProgent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have earned CISSP status through demonstrated experience, rigorous study, and formal examination. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered within CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and models, connection permission systems, software development security, operations security, physical security, encryption, communications, network security, and business continuity planning.

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

ISSAP-Certified Engineers for Secure System Infrastructure
ISSAP ISSAP Security Engineers for Norfolk, VirginiaProgent's ISSAP certified security consultants are experts who have earned ISSAP accreditation following rigorous examination and substantial experience. field experience with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess comprehensive knowledge of access control systems and methodologies, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

Read additional information about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure IT Infrastructure Consulting Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor Support Expertise
CISA Experts for Norfolk, VirginiaThe CISA credential is a globally recognized qualification that signifies expertise in IS security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive test overseen by the ISACA international professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-certified security audit consultant trained to assist businesses in the areas of information systems audit services, information technology administration, network assets and architecture lifecycle, information technology support, protecting information assets, and disaster recovery planning.

Find out more information about Progent's CISA Consulting Expertise.

CRISC Risk Management Consultants
CRISC-certified Network Risk Consultants for Norfolk, VirginiaThe CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's ability to design, implement, and maintain information system control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to develop and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery plan based on leading practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk tolerance, 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 evaluating your IT management design and also with the services of Progent's CISM consultants for implementing security policies and procedures.

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

GIAC Consulting Expertise
Security Experts with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Norfolk, VirginiaGlobal Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to certify the skill of computer security experts. GIAC's mission is to verify that an accredited professional possesses the knowledge necessary to deliver support in critical categories of system, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions throughout the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the support of certified consultants for any of the security disciplines addressed under GIAC certification topics including assessing IT infrastructure, security incident response, intrusion detection, web services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

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

Get in Touch with Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your organization is located in Norfolk or anywhere in Virginia and you want computer security expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.

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