For immediate online assistance with data security issues, businesses in Winston-Salem, NC, can find expert troubleshooting from Progent's security professionals. Progent's remote support consultants are available to offer effective and low-cost help with security problems that are impacting the viability of your information system. Progent's accredited security engineers are qualified to support environments based on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh, Solaris, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's wide array of consulting services addresses firewall expertise, email security, protected network design, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support staff has been awarded the world's top security accreditations including Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Progent offers online security help on a by-the-minute model without minimum times and no extra charges for sign-up or off-hour support. By charging per minute and by providing top-level support, Progent's billing structure keeps expenses low and avoids situations where simple solutions result in major charges.
Our Network Has Been Hacked: What Should We Do Now?
If your network is now faced with a security emergency, go to Progent's Emergency Remote Technical Help to find out how to get immediate aid.
For organizations who have planned in advance for being hacked, the step-by-step post-attack handling procedure outlined by GIAC is Progent's preferred method of reacting to a major security attack.
Introduction to Progent's Security Expertise
Coordinating data security as well as preparedness for recovering vital data and functions following a security breach demands a continual process that entails an array of tools and processes. Progent's certified experts can help your business at any level in your efforts to secure your information network, ranging from security audits to designing a complete security program. Key technologies supported by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Prevention, Information Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Protection from Email-Based Spam and Viruses.
Planning and Building Secure Networks
Every business should have a carefully thought out security plan that includes both proactive and reactive elements. The pre-attack strategy is a set of steps that works to reduce security gaps. The post-attack strategy defines procedures to help IT personnel to evaluate the losses resulting from a breach, remediate the damage, document the experience, and revive business functions as soon as feasible. Progent can advise you how to design security into your business processes. Progent can configure auditing utilities, define and build a secure IT architecture, and propose processes and policies to optimize the safety of your information system. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, deploy secure online and mobile connectivity to email and information, and configure an effective virtual private network (VPN).
If your company is looking for an economical option for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Packages include non-stop online system tracking and quick response to emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to design, deploy, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include physical and cloud resources and that comply with regulatory data security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 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 Security Forensics
Progent has expertise in restoring networks and computers that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have failed following a security breach. Progent can show you how to determine the damage caused by the breach, restore ordinary functions, and retrieve data lost owing to the attack. Progent's certified engineers can also perform a thorough forensic analysis by examining event logs and using a variety of proven assessment tools. Progent's experience with security consulting minimizes your off-air time and allows Progent to suggest efficient ways to prevent or contain new assaults.
Site-to-Site Backup Planning Based on Microsoft Data Protection Manager
System Center Data Protection Manager is a powerful data backup and restore technology utilizing fast disk systems to optimize network uptime, throughput, and ease of administration. Progent's expert Microsoft Data Protection Manager consultants can help you to create an effective workplace recovery plan, implement an affordable high-availability IT infrastructure, install a Microsoft DPM-powered recovery solution, thoroughly validate your system, train your IT personnel or regular service providers how to manage Data Protection Manager, or handle complete IT support outsourcing such as remote hosting of Microsoft DPM servers in Progent's world-class data center. To read more, go to Microsoft Data Protection Manager Consulting.
Spam/Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of leading information security vendors to deliver centralized management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps most unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance provides a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall.
Specialized Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's certified security consultants offer unique consulting support in vital areas of IT security including:
Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent provides expertise with security evaluation utilities like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a set of comprehensive system tests to identify possible security gaps. Progent has extensive skills with scanning tools and can help you to analyze assessment reports and react appropriately. Progent's certified security consultants also can perform web software validation and can perform expert evaluation of corporate-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with important worldwide security specifications including FISMA, PCI, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless protection including in-place wireless equipment plus portable devices. Get additional information about Progent's Information Risk Audits and Compliance Testing.
Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Help
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide in-depth consulting services for Cisco's entire family of protection and Virtual Private Network products including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure high-speed and IS routers, wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Find out more information concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Help.
Additional Firewall and VPN Consulting Services
Stealth Intrusion Testing Consulting
In addition to being expert in a broad range of protection solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide companies of all sizes expert support for security products from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network vendors. Progent's consultants offer:
Unannounced intrusion testing is a valuable method for helping businesses to determine how exposed their IT environments are to potential threats by revealing how thoroughly corporate security procedures and mechanisms hold up to planned but unannounced intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security engineers utilizing the latest hacking methods. Get more information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) defines the fundamental competencies and international standards of service that IT security professionals are expected to achieve. CISM provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their CISM have the background and knowledge to offer efficient security administration and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM-certified consultant to assist your organization in vital security disciplines such as information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, information protection process management, and crisis response support.
Read the details concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Assistance.
CISSP Security Support Expertise
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP certification through demonstrated professional work, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise included under CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and models, access control methodology, applications development security, operations security, physical security, encryption, telecommunications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
Get the details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Services.
ISSAP-Qualified Engineers for Secure Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are consultants who have earned ISSAP status following rigorous testing and substantial hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants possess comprehensive knowledge of access management systems and techniques, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, BCP and disaster recovery, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can help your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.
Read the details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure System Infrastructure Consulting Services.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Expertise
The CISA credential is an important achievement that represents mastery in information system security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo an extensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-certified security audit engineer trained to help businesses in the areas of IS audit services, information technology administration, systems and architecture planned useful life, IT support, protecting data assets, and disaster recovery planning.
Find out more details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Expertise.
CRISC-certified Network Risk Management Consultants
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA to verify an IT professional's ability to design, deploy, and support IS controls to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help your company to develop and carry out a workplace continuity strategy based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-certified consultants for objectively evaluating your IT control design and also with the services of Progent's CISM support professionals for implementing security policies.
Get more information about Progent's CRISC Risk Management Expertise.
GIAC Professional Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security experts. GIAC's mission is to assure that a certified professional has the skills appropriate to provide services in vital areas of network, information, and application security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and institutions around the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent offers the support of certified professionals for all of the security disciplines addressed under GIAC accreditation programs including auditing security systems, security incident handling, traffic analysis, web-based application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Read additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.
Depend on Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your company is situated in Winston-Salem or elsewhere in the state of North Carolina and you're looking for security consulting expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.