For fast remote assistance with computer security issues, businesses in Richmond, VA, have access to world-class support from Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's remote service staff is ready to provide efficient and low-cost assistance with security problems that are impacting the productivity of your information system. Progent's security consultants are qualified to support environments powered by Microsoft, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad selection of consulting services covers firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, protected system architecture, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's technical support staff has earned the world's most advanced security accreditations including Global Information Assurance Certification and Information System Security Architecture Professional.

Progent offers online security expertise on a by-the-minute model without minimum call duration and without additional fees for sign-up or after hours service. By billing per minute and by delivering top-level expertise, Progent's billing structure keeps costs under control and avoids scenarios where quick solutions turn into major bills.

We've Been Attacked: What Can We Do Now?
In case your network is now experiencing a network security crisis, visit Progent's Emergency Online Network Support to find out how to receive immediate assistance.

For organizations that have planned beforehand for an attack, the formal post-attack handling model promoted by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's recommended method of handling a serious security penetration.

Introduction to Security Support Services
Managing computer security as well as staying ready for restoring vital data and functions after an attack demands an on-going process involving an array of tools and processes. Progent's certified security engineers can support your business at all levels in your efforts to safeguard your information network, ranging from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security program. Some technologies supported by Progent's security consultants include Security Planning and Implementation, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of Email-Based Spam and Viruses.

Designing and Implementing Secure Networks
Every organization ought to develop a carefully thought out security plan that includes both preventive and reactive steps. The pre-attack plan is a collection of precautions that helps to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive plan specifies procedures to help IT personnel to inventory the losses caused by a breach, repair the damage, record the event, and restore business functions as quickly as possible. Progent can show you how to design security into your business operations. Progent can configure auditing software, create and build a secure IT architecture, and recommend processes and policies to optimize the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are available to help you to configure a firewall, deploy secure remote access to e-mail and data, and install an efficient virtual private network.

If your company is interested in an affordable way for jobbing out your security administration, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Packages feature automated online network tracking and fast response to problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to design, deploy, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate local and cloud resources and that are compliant with regulatory data security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent has skill in recovering systems and computers that have been hacked, are suspect, or have ceased to function because of a security breach. Progent can show you how to assess the damage resulting from the attack, return your company to normal functions, and retrieve data lost owing to the event. Progent's security specialists can also manage a thorough failure analysis by going over activity logs and utilizing a variety of proven forensics tools. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to recommend efficient ways to avoid or contain new attacks.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight line of outsourced network management services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance. Managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes next generation behavior machine learning technology to guard endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely evade legacy signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud resources and provides a single platform to address the complete malware attack progression including blocking, identification, containment, remediation, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against new threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint control, and web filtering via leading-edge tools incorporated within one agent accessible from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information protection regulations. Progent will help you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alerts that call for urgent action. Progent can also help you to set up and verify a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and allows fast recovery of critical data, applications and VMs that have become lost or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can deliver advanced expertise to configure ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can assist you to restore your critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the technology of top data security companies to provide web-based control and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance provides a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. 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 Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and maintained by Progent's network support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hardware solution without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting provider. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, find and protect data about your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By updating and organizing your network documentation, you can save up to half of time thrown away looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your business network such as recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether you’re planning improvements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require when you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Special Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's certified consultants can provide world-class consulting support in vital facets of computer protection including:

Security Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Testing
Progent offers expertise with security evaluation software like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for conducting a variety of automatic network scans to reveal potential security gaps. Progent has extensive experience with these and similar utilities and can assist your company to analyze assessment reports and respond efficiently. Progent's security consultants also provide web software testing and can conduct thorough evaluation of enterprise-wide security to determine your company's compliance with key global security specifications including HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection covering in-place wireless equipment as well as portable devices. Get additional information about Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can deliver in-depth technical services for Cisco's complete range of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, protected broadband and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst switches. Read more information about Cisco Security, VPN and Aironet Wireless Consulting.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technologies
As well as supporting a wide array of network security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers businesses of all sizes advanced engineering services for products from other popular firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:

Unannounced Penetration Testing Services
Unannounced penetration testing is a valuable method for allowing companies to determine how vulnerable their networks are to real-world threats by revealing how well corporate protection policies and mechanisms hold up against planned but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by veteran security specialists using the latest intrusion methods. Read additional details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager Engineers for Richmond, VirginiaCISM defines the basic skills and international benchmarks of service that information security professionals are expected to achieve. It provides business management the confidence that consultants who have earned their CISM have the background and knowledge to offer efficient security administration and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified consultant to help your enterprise in vital security disciplines such as data protection governance, risk management, data protection program management, and crisis handling support.

Learn the details concerning Progent's CISM Security Support Expertise.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Certified System Security Experts for Richmond, VirginiaProgent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have earned CISSP status through verified experience, extensive study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in an international standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included within CISSP include security management practices, security design and test systems, access control systems, software development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Learn more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.

ISSAP-Certified Consultants for Secure Network Infrastructure
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Richmond, VirginiaProgent's ISSAP qualified security experts are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP status following thorough examination and significant hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP security experts have comprehensive understanding of access management systems and techniques, phone system and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can help your company with all aspects of architecture security.

Learn more information about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected System Architecture Engineering Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Expertise
CISA Engineers for Richmond, VirginiaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a prestigious qualification that indicates mastery in information system security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential has candidates pass an exhaustive examination administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-certified security professional trained to assist companies in the areas of information systems audit services, information technology enforcement, systems and architecture planned useful life, information technology service delivery, safeguarding information assets, and disaster recovery planning.

Find out more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Support Services.

CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Experts
CRISC-certified Risk Experts for Richmond, VirginiaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA to validate an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and maintain information system control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to develop and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk management expertise is a good fit the support available from Progent's CISA-qualified security engineers for impartially evaluating your IT management mechanisms and with the services of Progent's CISM experts for designing company-wide security policies and procedures.

Learn more information concerning Progent's CRISC Risk Mitigation Support.

Global Information Assurance Certification Support Expertise
Network Security Experts with GIAC Certification for Richmond, VirginiaGIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of information technology security experts. GIAC's mission is to assure that an accredited professional has the knowledge needed to deliver support in critical areas of system, information, and application program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent offers the help of certified consultants for all of the network security disciplines addressed under GIAC certification programs including assessing security systems, security incident response, intrusion detection, web services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

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

Depend on Progent for Computer Security Help
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