For fast online help with network security problems, companies in Richmond, VA, can find world-class expertise from Progent's security engineers. Progent's remote service consultants are available to provide efficient and affordable help with security emergencies that threaten the viability of your information system. Progent's accredited security consultants are certified to provide help for environments based on Windows, Linux, Mac, Sun, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad array of services covers firewall configuration, email security, secure system architecture, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's technical support staff has been awarded the industry's top security certifications including Certified Information Systems Auditor and CISSP.

Progent offers online security expertise on a per-minute model without minimum call duration and no additional charges for sign-up or off-hour support. By charging by the minute and by delivering world-class support, Progent's pricing structure keeps costs low and avoids situations where quick fixes turn into big bills.

Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Do We Do?
In case your network is currently fighting a security emergency, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Network Help to see how to receive immediate aid.

For companies who have planned carefully for an attack, the step-by-step post-attack handling procedure promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's recommended method of handling a major security attack.

Overview of Progent's Security Services
Managing data protection and planning for restoring critical data and functions after an attack requires a continual process involving an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's certified engineers can support your organization at whatever level in your efforts to secure your IT system, from security assessments to designing a comprehensive security program. Key areas covered by Progent's experts include Planning and Implementation, Information Recovery and Security Forensics, and Managed Filtering of Email-Based Threats.

Planning and Implementing Secure Networks
Every company should have a carefully thought out security plan that incorporates both proactive and reactive elements. The proactive strategy is a collection of steps that helps to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy specifies procedures to help security staff to evaluate the damage resulting from a breach, repair the damage, record the experience, and restore business functions as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to build security into your company processes. Progent can install auditing utilities, create and build a safe computer architecture, and propose procedures and policies to optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security professionals are ready to help you to configure a firewall, design secure remote access to e-mail and data, and configure an effective virtual private network (VPN).

If you are interested in an affordable way for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services feature non-stop online system tracking and quick resolution of problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to design, deploy, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud-based infrastructure and that are compliant with government data security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration with on-premises Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent provides expertise in restoring networks and devices that have been compromised, are quarantined, or have ceased to function as a result of a security attack. Progent can help assess the damage caused by the attack, return your company to normal functions, and retrieve information lost as a result of the assault. Progent's certified specialists can also perform a thorough forensic analysis by examining activity logs and using a variety of advanced assessment techniques. Progent's experience with security problems minimizes your business disruption and allows Progent to recommend effective ways to avoid or mitigate new attacks.

Site-to-Site Backup Strategies Built on Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Microsoft DPM is a ground breaking data backup and recovery product based on fast disk subsystems to maximize reliability, speed, and ease of administration. Progent's certified System Center Data Protection Manager support professionals can assist your company to create a practical business continuity strategy, design an affordable high-availability IT infrastructure, install a Microsoft DPM-powered backup and restore system, comprehensively validate your system, train your IT personnel or regular service providers how to maintain Microsoft Data Protection Manager, or handle extensive information technology outsourcing including off-site hosting of virtual or physical DPM servers in Progent's secure data center facility. For details, visit Data Protection Manager Consulting Services.

Spam/Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the infrastructure of leading information security companies to deliver centralized management and world-class security for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall.

Specialized Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's seasoned engineers offer world-class support in key facets of network protection including:

Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with security evaluation software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for conducting a variety of automatic system scans to uncover possible security problems. Progent has broad experience with these utilities and can help your company to understand assessment reports and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also provide web application testing and can conduct thorough assessments of enterprise-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with major worldwide security specifications such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection covering in-place wireless appliances as well as portable handsets. Learn the details about Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Security, PIX 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 provide in-depth consulting services for Cisco's complete family of security and VPN solutions including PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, protected high-speed and integrated services routers, wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst family switches. Find out more details concerning Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Support.

Other Firewall and VPN Technologies
In addition to being expert in a wide array of security solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide companies of any size expert engineering services for solutions from other important firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's consultants can provide:

Unannounced Intrusion Testing Services
Unannounced intrusion checking is a valuable technique for helping organizations to find out how vulnerable their IT systems are to real-world threats by revealing how effectively corporate security policies and mechanisms stand up against authorized but unannounced penetration efforts instigated by veteran security engineers utilizing advanced hacking methods. Find out the details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Experts for Richmond, VirginiaCertified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the fundamental competencies and international standards of performance that IT security managers are required to achieve. CISM offers business management the confidence that consultants who have earned their accreditation have the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security management and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM consultant to help your enterprise in vital security disciplines such as data security governance, risk assessment, data security program management, and incident handling management.

Find out additional details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Assistance.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Expertise
CISSP Certified Network Security Engineers for Richmond, VirginiaProgent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP status through demonstrated professional work, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in an international standard for information security. ANSI has granted the CISSP status accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included within CISSP include security management procedures, security design and models, connection permission systems, applications development security, operations security, physical security, encryption, telecommunications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

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

ISSAP-Qualified Consultants for Secure Network Architecture
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Richmond, VirginiaProgent's ISSAP certified security experts are experts who have been awarded ISSAP certification following thorough testing and substantial hands-on work with information security design. ISSAP security experts have acquired comprehensive knowledge of access management systems and techniques, phone system and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can help your company with all phases of architecture security.

Get additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure System Architecture Consulting Support.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Systems Auditor Consultants for Richmond, VirginiaThe CISA accreditation is a recognized achievement that indicates mastery in information system security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive examination overseen by the ISACA international professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-qualified security audit professional trained to assist businesses in the areas of IS audit services, IT governance, network assets and architecture planned useful life, information technology support, protecting information assets, and business continuity preparedness.

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CRISC IT Risk Management Consultants
CRISC-certified IT Risk Consultants for Richmond, VirginiaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's skills to design, implement, and support IS control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to create and execute a workplace continuity strategy that follows leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management expertise is complementary to the support available from Progent's CISA-certified security engineers for impartially assessing your IT management mechanisms and also with the services of Progent's CISM-certified experts for designing company-wide security policies and procedures.

Read more details about Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Consulting.

GIAC Professional Expertise
Security Experts with Global Information Assurance Certification for Richmond, VirginiaGIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to certify the skill of computer security experts. GIAC's mission is to make sure that a certified security consultant has the knowledge needed to provide support in critical categories of system, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent can provide the support of GIAC certified consultants for any of the security services covered within GIAC accreditation programs including auditing IT infrastructure, incident response, traffic analysis, web-based application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

Read additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Contact Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your company is located in Richmond or elsewhere in the state of Virginia and you're looking for computer security consulting, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.














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