For immediate online help with data security problems, businesses in St. Paul, MN, have access to expert troubleshooting by contacting Progent's security engineers. Progent's remote service staff is ready to offer fast and affordable help with security issues that are impacting the viability of your information system. Progent's accredited security engineers are certified to provide help for environments powered by Windows, Linux, Apple, Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's broad array of consulting services covers firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, protected system design, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's technical support staff has earned the world's most advanced security accreditations including Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

Progent provides remote security help on a per-minute basis with no minimum minutes and without additional fees for sign-up or off-hour support. By billing by the minute and by providing top-level support, Progent's billing model keeps costs low and eliminates situations where simple solutions entail big bills.

We've Been Hacked: What Can We Do Now?
If you are now faced with a network security emergency, go to Progent's Emergency Remote Network Support to find out how to get fast help.

For businesses that have prepared in advance for being hacked, the formal incident response model outlined by GIAC is Progent's approved method of reacting to a major security penetration.

Overview of Progent's Security Expertise
Managing computer security as well as staying ready for restoring critical information and functions after an attack requires an on-going effort that entails an array of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security consultants can help your organization at any level in your attempt to safeguard your IT system, ranging from security assessments to creating a complete security program. Important technologies covered by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Implementation, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Managed Filtering of E-mail-Based Threats.

Designing and Building Secure Environments
Any business should develop a thoroughly thought out security strategy that includes both preventive and reactive steps. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that helps to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan defines procedures to help security personnel to inventory the losses caused by a breach, remediate the damage, record the experience, and restore network activity as soon as feasible. Progent can show you how to incorporate security into your business operations. Progent can install scanning utilities, create and execute a safe computer infrastructure, and propose procedures and policies to optimize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to set up a firewall, design protected online and mobile connectivity to email and information, and configure an efficient virtual private network.

If your company is interested in an affordable way for outsourcing your network security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Options feature non-stop online server tracking and immediate resolution of problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to design, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include physical and cloud infrastructure and that are compliant with government and industry security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises installations of Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

System Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent offers skill in restoring networks and servers that have been hacked, are in question, or have failed following a security penetration. Progent can help assess the damage caused by the breach, restore normal business operations, and recover information lost as a result of the breach. Progent's security specialists can also oversee a thorough failure analysis by going over event logs and utilizing other advanced assessment techniques. Progent's background with security consulting minimizes your off-air time and permits Progent to suggest efficient ways to avoid or mitigate future assaults.

Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight family of network management outsourcing services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates cutting edge behavior-based analysis tools to defend endpoints and physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape traditional signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to automate the complete threat lifecycle including protection, detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer economical in-depth protection for physical servers and VMs, desktops, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint management, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within one agent managed from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist you to design and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's specific needs and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security regulations. Progent will assist you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require urgent attention. Progent can also assist your company to install and test a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly rate, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and allows fast restoration of critical files, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged as a result of component breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services 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 storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's backup and recovery consultants can provide world-class expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can help you to recover your business-critical information. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the technology of top information security vendors to provide centralized control and world-class security for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance provides a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more information, see ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its key servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and managed by Progent's IT support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS software, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hardware solution without a lengthy and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting service. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, find and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to half of time thrown away trying to find vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether you’re planning enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you need as soon as you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Specialized Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's veteran consultants offer world-class expertise in vital facets of computer protection such as:

Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent offers expertise with information risk evaluation tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for conducting a set of comprehensive system tests to uncover potential security holes. Progent has extensive skills with testing tools and can assist you to analyze assessment results and respond appropriately. Progent's certified security engineers also provide web application testing and can perform thorough evaluation of corporate-wide security to assess your company's compliance with important global security standards such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection including stationary wireless equipment as well as mobile devices. Find out more information about Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Testing.

Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco CCNP experts can provide in-depth technical support for Cisco's entire family of protection and Virtual Private Network products such as PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), protected broadband and IS routers, wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst family switches. Learn the details about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Support.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
In addition to supporting a broad array of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers companies of any size top-level engineering services for technologies from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's consultants can provide:

Stealth Intrusion Testing Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is a vital technique for helping businesses to understand how exposed their IT environments are to serious attacks by revealing how effectively network security procedures and mechanisms stand up to authorized but unannounced penetration efforts launched by veteran security engineers using advanced intrusion methods. Read additional information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Services
CISM Consultants for St. Paul, MinnesotaCISM defines the fundamental skills and worldwide benchmarks of service that information technology security professionals are expected to achieve. CISM provides business management the confidence that those who have been awarded their CISM have the experience and knowledge to offer efficient security administration and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM-certified support professional to assist your enterprise in vital security areas including data security governance, vulnerability management, data security program management, and incident response management.

Find out additional information concerning Progent's CISM Security Consulting Assistance.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Services
CISSP Qualified Network Security Specialists for St. Paul, MinnesotaProgent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have earned CISSP accreditation through demonstrated experience, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for information security. ANSI has given the CISSP status accreditation in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge covered within CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and test systems, connection control systems, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, encryption, telecommunications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

Get more information about Progent's CISSP Consulting Services.

ISSAP-Qualified Engineers for Secure Network Architecture
ISSAP ISSAP Security Engineers for St. Paul, MinnesotaProgent's ISSAP certified security experts are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP status following rigorous testing and significant experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP security experts have acquired comprehensive knowledge of access management systems and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can help your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

Learn additional information about Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected IT Infrastructure Engineering Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Expertise
CISA Engineers for St. Paul, MinnesotaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a prestigious achievement that signifies expertise in network security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential requires that candidates pass an exhaustive examination administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-certified security consultant trained to help companies in the areas of information systems audit process, information technology enforcement, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology service delivery, protecting information assets, and disaster recovery preparedness.

Learn more details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional Services.

CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Consultants
CRISC IT Risk Consultants for St. Paul, MinnesotaThe CRISC program was initiated by ISACA to verify a consultant's skills to design, implement, and maintain IS controls to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to develop and carry out a workplace continuity or disaster recovery plan based on leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's network risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the support available from Progent's CISA-certified security engineers for impartially assessing your IS control design and with the services of Progent's CISM experts for defining security policies and procedures.

Learn the details concerning Progent's CRISC-certified Risk Management Consulting.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Services
Security Consultants with Global Information Assurance Certification for St. Paul, MinnesotaGIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security engineers. GIAC's mission is to make sure that a certified security consultant possesses the knowledge appropriate to provide services in critical categories of network, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent offers the support of certified consultants for all of the security disciplines addressed under GIAC certification programs such as auditing perimeters, incident handling, traffic analysis, web services security, and SIEM solutions.

Learn more information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Get in Touch with Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your company is situated in St. Paul or anywhere in Minnesota and you want security consulting expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.














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