For fast online assistance with network security issues, businesses in St. Paul, MN, can find expert support from Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online support staff is available to provide efficient and economical assistance with security crises that threaten the productivity of your information system. Progent's accredited security consultants are certified to support environments powered by Windows, Linux, Macintosh, Sun, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide range of services covers firewall configuration, email security, protected system architecture, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's technical support team has earned the industry's most advanced security certifications including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).

Progent provides remote security assistance on a by-the-minute basis without minimum minutes and without extra charges for setup or off-hour service. By billing by the minute and by providing top-level help, Progent's pricing structure keeps expenses under control and eliminates situations where simple fixes turn into big charges.

We've Been Attacked: What Should We Do Now?
If your business is now fighting a network security crisis, visit Progent's Emergency Online Network Help to learn how to receive fast assistance.

For companies that have planned carefully for an attack, the formal post-attack response model promoted by GIAC is Progent's approved method of responding to a major security penetration.

Introduction to Security Services
Coordinating data protection as well as staying ready for restoring vital information and functions after a security breach requires a continual program involving an array of tools and processes. Progent's certified experts can assist your organization at whatever level in your attempt to safeguard your IT system, ranging from security assessments to designing a complete security plan. Some technologies supported by Progent's security consultants include Security Planning and Implementation, Information Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Filtering of Email-Based Attacks.

Designing and Implementing Secure Environments
Every company should develop a carefully considered security plan that includes both preventive and responsive activity. The proactive plan is a set of precautions that works to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive plan defines activities to help IT personnel to evaluate the damage resulting from an attack, remediate the damage, record the event, and restore network activity as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to design security into your company operations. Progent can configure auditing software, define and execute a secure network infrastructure, and recommend processes and policies that will enhance the safety of your network. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy safe remote access to e-mail and data, and configure an efficient virtual private network (VPN).

If your company is interested in an affordable way for jobbing out your network security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Packages feature automated online server tracking and quick resolution of problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to plan, implement, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud infrastructure and that are compliant with regulatory data security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises Exchange deployments, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent has expertise in recovering systems and devices that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have stopped working as a result of a security breach. Progent can help assess the losses resulting from the breach, restore ordinary functions, and retrieve data compromised owing to the assault. Progent's security specialists can also oversee a thorough failure evaluation by going over activity logs and using a variety of proven assessment techniques. Progent's background with security issues reduces your downtime and permits Progent to recommend effective ways to avoid or contain future attacks.

Site-to-Site Backup Solutions Based on Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Microsoft DPM is a powerful fault tolerant backup and restore product based on high-speed disk systems to maximize availability, speed, and manageability. Progent's expert Data Protection Manager (DPM) engineers can help your company to create a practical disaster recovery plan, implement a cost-effective fault-tolerant network infrastructure, install a DPM-based backup and recovery system, thoroughly validate your system, show your IT staff or local consultants how to manage Microsoft Data Protection Manager, or provide complete information technology outsourcing services including remote hosting of DPM servers in Progent's world-class data center. For more information, see Microsoft DPM Consulting and Support Services.

Spam and Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the infrastructure of leading information security companies to deliver web-based management and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter.

Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's security engineers offer world-class consulting support in key facets of IT protection including:

Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent offers expertise with security evaluation tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for conducting a variety of automatic network scans to identify potential security holes. Progent has broad skills with scanning utilities and can help your company to understand audit results and react efficiently. Progent's security engineers also can perform web software testing and can conduct expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with major worldwide security standards including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless security covering in-place wireless equipment as well as mobile devices. Read additional details concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Expertise
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide world-class consulting services for Cisco's complete family of protection and Virtual Private Network solutions including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, Catalyst FWSM, secure broadband and integrated services routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst family switches. Read the details concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Help.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
As well as supporting a wide array of security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers companies of all sizes expert engineering services for products from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Progent's consultants offer:

Unannounced Intrusion Checking Services
Stealth penetration testing is a key method for helping organizations to determine how exposed their IT environments are to potential threats by revealing how thoroughly corporate security policies and technologies stand up against planned but unannounced penetration efforts launched by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Find out the details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Consultants for St. Paul, MinnesotaCertified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the core competencies and international benchmarks of performance that information security managers are required to master. It provides business management the assurance that those who have earned their accreditation possess the experience and skill to offer efficient security administration and engineering support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified support professional to help your enterprise in key security disciplines including data protection governance, risk management, information security process management, and incident response management.

Read more information concerning Progent's CISM Security Consulting Expertise.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Expertise
CISSP Qualified Network Security Specialists for St. Paul, MinnesotaProgent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security specialists who have earned CISSP certification as a result of demonstrated professional work, rigorous study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential official recognition in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered within CISSP include security management practices, security design and test systems, access permission systems, software development security, operations security, hardware security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

Learn more information concerning Progent's CISSP Support Expertise.

ISSAP-Certified Engineers for Secure System Infrastructure
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals for St. Paul, MinnesotaProgent's ISSAP certified security consultants are consultants who have earned ISSAP status following thorough testing and extensive hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP security experts have acquired comprehensive knowledge of access management systems and methodologies, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Get additional details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected Network Architecture Engineering Support.

CISA Professional Expertise
CISA Experts for St. Paul, MinnesotaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is an important qualification that signifies mastery in information system security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has candidates pass an exhaustive test overseen by the ISACA professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-certified security audit consultant trained to help businesses in the areas of information systems audit services, information technology administration, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, IT support, protecting information resources, and business continuity planning.

Read more details about Progent's CISA Support Services.

CRISC-certified Network Risk Management Consultants
CRISC Network Risk Consultants for St. Paul, MinnesotaThe CRISC program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's ability to design, implement, and maintain IS control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to develop and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-qualified consultants for objectively assessing your IS management mechanisms and also with the services of Progent's CISM-certified experts for designing security policies and procedures.

Get additional information about Progent's CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Consulting.

GIAC Support Expertise
Network Security Consultants with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for St. Paul, MinnesotaGIAC was established in 1999 to validate the skill of IT security experts. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited security consultant possesses the skills appropriate to provide services in important categories of system, data, and application program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the help of GIAC certified professionals for any of the security services covered under GIAC accreditation programs such as auditing perimeters, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

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

Contact Progent for Computer Security Help
If your organization is situated in St. Paul or elsewhere in the state of Minnesota and you need network security consulting, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

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