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 encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall.

Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's certified security consultants can provide world-class expertise in vital facets of IT security such as:

Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent offers expertise with security evaluation tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for performing a variety of comprehensive system scans to identify possible security problems. Progent has broad experience with scanning utilities and can assist your company to understand audit reports and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security consultants also offer web software validation and can conduct thorough evaluation of enterprise-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with key industry security standards such as HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless security including in-place wireless appliances as well as mobile devices. Learn additional details concerning Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can deliver world-class consulting expertise for Cisco's complete family of protection and VPN products including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst switches. Find out additional details concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Expertise.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Consulting Services
As well as supporting a broad range of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco Systems, Progent offers businesses of all sizes advanced engineering services for technologies from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Progent's consultants can provide:

Unannounced Penetration Checking Services
Stealth intrusion checking is a key method for helping businesses to find out how exposed their networks are to potential threats by testing how well corporate security processes and mechanisms hold up to planned but unpublicized penetration efforts instigated by seasoned security specialists using the latest intrusion methods. Learn additional details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Support Services
CISM Experts for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaCertified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the fundamental competencies and worldwide benchmarks of service that computer security professionals are required to master. CISM provides business management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their CISM have the experience and knowledge to provide effective security management and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM expert to assist your enterprise in critical security disciplines such as information protection governance, vulnerability management, data protection process management, and incident response management.

Get more details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Services.

CISSP Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Certified Network Security Experts for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaProgent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security engineers who have earned CISSP accreditation as a result of demonstrated professional work, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in an international 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. Areas of knowledge covered under CISSP include security administration practices, security architecture and models, access permission methodology, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

Get additional information concerning Progent's CISSP Consulting Expertise.

ISSAP-Qualified Engineers for Secure System Architecture
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaProgent's ISSAP certified security consultants are experts who have been awarded ISSAP certification following rigorous examination and significant experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive knowledge of access management mechanisms and methodologies, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can assist your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Get more information concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Infrastructure Consulting Support.

CISA Consulting Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consultants for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaThe CISA accreditation is an important achievement that represents mastery in network security audit and control. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants pass an exhaustive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-certified security engineer able to assist companies in the areas of IS audit process, information technology enforcement, systems and architecture planned useful life, information technology service delivery, protecting information resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.

Get additional details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Expertise.

CRISC Network Risk Management Experts
CRISC Risk Experts for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's ability to plan, deploy, and maintain IS control mechanisms to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery plan based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's risk management expertise is complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-qualified consultants for impartially assessing your IS control design and with the expertise of Progent's CISM support professionals for designing security policies and procedures.

Find out additional information about Progent's CRISC Network Risk Management Services.

GIAC Support Services
Network Security Engineers with GIAC Certification for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaGIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of information technology security experts. GIAC's goal is to ensure that an accredited professional has the skills necessary to deliver services in vital areas of network, information, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and institutions all over the world including and the United States NSA. Progent offers the expertise of GIAC certified professionals for all of the network security services addressed within GIAC certification topics such as auditing perimeters, security incident response, traffic analysis, and web services security.

Find out more details concerning Progent's Global Information Assurance Certification Consulting Services.

Contact Progent for Computer Security Expertise
If your organization is situated in Winston-Salem or anywhere in the state of North Carolina and you're looking for security engineering help, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.

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