To get immediate online help with computer security issues, companies in Winston-Salem, NC, have access to expert troubleshooting by contacting Progent's security engineers. Progent's online service consultants are available to provide fast and low-cost help with security emergencies that are impacting the productivity of your IT network. Progent's accredited security engineers are qualified to support environments powered by Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Sun, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad range of services encompasses firewall configuration, email security, protected network infrastructure, and business continuity planning. Progent's technical support staff has earned the industry's most advanced security accreditations including Global Information Assurance Certification and Information System Security Architecture Professional.

Progent provides online security support on a per-minute basis with no minimum call duration and no additional fees for sign-up or off-hour support. By billing by the minute and by delivering top-level support, Progent's pricing policy keeps costs low and eliminates situations where simple solutions result in big bills.

We've Been Hacked: What Can We Do?
In case your network is now fighting a network security crisis, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Computer Support to see how to receive fast assistance.

For companies who have planned beforehand for being hacked, the step-by-step incident handling model promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's approved method of responding to a major security penetration.

Introduction to Security Expertise
Coordinating computer security as well as preparedness for restoring critical information and functions after a security breach demands a continual program that entails an array of tools and procedures. Progent's certified professionals can support your organization at any level in your efforts to secure your information system, ranging from security evaluation to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Key areas covered by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Implementation, Data Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Protection from Email-Based Spam and Viruses.

Planning and Implementing Protected Networks
Any company should have a thoroughly considered security plan that includes both proactive and responsive elements. The proactive strategy is a set of steps that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan specifies activities to assist security staff to assess the losses resulting from an attack, remediate the damage, document the event, and restore network functions as soon as feasible. Progent can advise you how to design security into your business processes. Progent can install scanning utilities, define and build a secure computer infrastructure, and propose processes and policies to maximize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are ready to help you to set up a firewall, deploy secure offsite connectivity to e-mail and information, and configure an efficient virtual private network.

If your company is looking for an affordable option for jobbing out your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Options include continual remote server tracking and immediate resolution of problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to design, deploy, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate local and cloud infrastructure and that comply with government and industry security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent provides expertise in recovering systems and devices that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have ceased to function as a result of a security penetration. Progent can show you how to assess the damage caused by the assault, restore normal business operations, and retrieve information lost owing to the attack. Progent's certified engineers can also manage a comprehensive forensic evaluation by examining event logs and using a variety of proven forensics tools. Progent's background with security problems reduces your off-air time and allows Progent to recommend effective measures to prevent or contain new attacks.

Zero Downtime Data Backup and Restore Strategies Powered by Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Microsoft Data Protection Manager is a revolutionary fault tolerant backup and recovery technology utilizing disk-to-disk subsystems to optimize fault tolerance, speed, and ease of administration. Progent's certified Microsoft Data Protection Manager consultants can help you to create an effective workplace recovery strategy, implement an affordable high-availability IT architecture, deploy a Data Protection Manager-powered backup and recovery solution, comprehensively test your DPM system, teach your IT staff or regular consultants how to manage Microsoft Data Protection Manager, or handle complete IT support outsourcing including remote housing of Microsoft DPM machines in Progent's secure data center. For details, visit System Center Data Protection Manager Expertise.

Spam/Virus Filtering Service and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that incorporates the technology of leading data security companies to deliver web-based management and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance adds a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the local security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter.

Special Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's certified consultants offer unique expertise in vital areas of computer security such as:

Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment
Progent provides expertise with security auditing tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for conducting a variety of automatic network tests to identify potential security holes. Progent has extensive skills with scanning tools and can assist your company to understand assessment reports and react efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also provide web application validation and can perform expert evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important industry security standards including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless protection including in-place wireless appliances as well as mobile devices. Get additional information about Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco CCNP experts can provide world-class technical services for Cisco's entire family of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies such as PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, secure broadband and integrated services routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst family switches. Read more information about Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Help.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technologies
As well as supporting a wide range of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers companies of any size advanced consulting for security products from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's consultants offer:

Unannounced Penetration Testing Services
Stealth penetration checking is a vital method for helping organizations to understand how vulnerable their IT environments are to serious threats by showing how effectively corporate security procedures and technologies stand up to authorized but unannounced penetration efforts launched by seasoned security engineers utilizing advanced intrusion methods. Read additional information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Support Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Experts for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaCISM defines the basic skills and international standards of service that IT security professionals are expected to achieve. CISM provides business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their certification possess the background and knowledge to offer efficient security administration and engineering services. Progent can provide a CISM-certified expert to help your enterprise in vital security areas including data protection governance, risk assessment, information security program control, and incident response support.

Get more details about Progent's CISM Security Consulting Expertise.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Services
CISSP Qualified Network Security Engineers for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaProgent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have earned CISSP status through demonstrated professional work, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification indicates mastery of an international standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP status accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge covered within CISSP include security management practices, security design and models, access control systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

Get additional information about Progent's CISSP Consulting Services.

ISSAP-Qualified Engineers for Secure System Infrastructure
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaProgent's ISSAP qualified security experts are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP status following thorough testing and extensive hands-on work with information security architecture. ISSAP consultants have in-depth understanding of access management systems and techniques, phone system and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security consultants can assist your business with all phases of secure network architecture.

Get the details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Architecture Consulting Support.

CISA Support Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor Experts for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a recognized achievement that signifies mastery in network security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has candidates pass an extensive test administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-qualified security engineer able to help companies in the fields of information systems audit services, information technology enforcement, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, IT service delivery, safeguarding information assets, and business continuity preparedness.

Get additional details about Progent's CISA Professional Services.

CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Consultants
CRISC-certified IT Risk Consultants for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and support information system controls to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to create and carry out a business continuity plan based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk management services are complementary to the support available from Progent's CISA-certified security engineers for objectively auditing your IT management design and with the services of Progent's CISM support professionals for defining security policies and procedures.

Find out the details concerning Progent's CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Consulting.

GIAC Consulting Expertise
Network Security Consultants with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaGlobal Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security experts. GIAC's goal is to verify that a certified professional has the skills appropriate to provide support in key areas of network, data, and software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and institutions around the world including and the United States NSA. Progent can provide the expertise of GIAC certified security engineers for all of the network security services addressed within GIAC accreditation topics including assessing networks, incident response, intrusion detection, web application security, and SIEM solutions.

Learn additional information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Get in Touch with Progent for Computer Security Consulting Services
If your company is located in Winston-Salem or elsewhere in North Carolina and you want security help, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.

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