Business IT networks in the state of Minnesota can have quick and affordable online help from Progent's certified security engineers to resolve the toughest security problems. The cost is affordable, billing is per minute, sign-up is fast, and service is world class. Progent also provides assistance for complex projects that requires the knowledge of seasoned security engineers with high-level security credentials.

In case your Minnesota office is located some distance from larger urban neighborhoods including Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Duluth, or Bloomington, the availability of nearby certified network security engineers is often limited when you have a security disaster. This could mean lost income for your business, upset clients, unproductive workers, and defocused management. By contacting Progent's remote support, you can get in touch with a certified security professional ready to offer assistance whenever you have to have it to get your system running and recover your data.

Progent can assist you at any level in your initiatives to guard your network with services that ranges from network security audits to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent offers economical support to assist small and midsize companies to design and maintain safe networks based on Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that can include computers running UNIX or Linux platforms plus BYOD users with Apple iOS handhelds or Android or Windows Phone devices.

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam blocking and protection from email-borne attacks. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that uses the technology of top data security companies to deliver centralized control and world-class security for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and encryption. The local gateway can also enable Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified consultants are available online or on site to offer a variety of urgent or longer-term IT security services which include:

If your company has an emergency need for IT security help, go to Progent's Emergency Online Technical Support.

Progent's support professionals provide advanced support in key fields of network security that include auditing, firewalls and VPN, and advanced security planning.

Security Evaluation
Progent's certified security consultants can assess the strength of your existing computer protection implementation by performing exhaustive remote automated analysis based on sophisticated utilities and tested procedures. Progent's skill in this testing saves you consulting fees and assures an objective portrayal of system vulnerability. The knowledge your business gains can form the foundation of a network protection plan that can allow your information system to run dependably and react rapidly to future risks.

Automated Network Vulnerability Analysis
Progent provides expertise in the application of security evaluation software including MBSA and GFI LANguard NSS for economically running a set of programmed network testing checks to uncover potential security vulnerabilities. Progent has broad knowledge of other security analysis products including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP application mapper, eEye, plus utilities such as SolarWinds, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to make sense of testing reports and respond effectively.

Progent can show you how to design protection into your business processes, install auditing applications, define and deploy a protected network environment, and recommend policies to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are able to assist you to set up a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and business applications, and integrate virtual private network. Find out additional information about Progent's network security audits.

Security Inventory Service Packages for Small Businesses
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory scanning bundles intended to enable small companies to receive an impartial network security assessment from an accredited security expert. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer runs an extensive test of your IT infrastructure from beyond your company firewall to determine potential weaknesses in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs a network scan from a secure machine within your firewall to uncover the risk to inside assaults. Both security inventory services are configured and executed from a protected remote site. The process is managed by a consultant with top security accreditations and who generates a report that summarizes and interprets the data collected by the scan and proposes cost-effective improvements where appropriate.

Network Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth intrusion checking is a key component of any comprehensive IT system security strategy. Progentís security professionals can perform thorough penetration checks without the awareness of your company's internal IT resources. Unannounced penetration checking uncovers whether existing security monitoring tools such as intrusion incident alerts and event history monitoring are properly set up and consistently checked. Learn more concerning Progent's network penetration testing consulting.

Firewall And Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
Progent's background in network security technology encompasses extensive familiarity with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network products from a variety of vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Juniper. Progent offers the services of engineers who have earned important networking certifications including CCIE and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Integration and Troubleshooting
The current ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver substantially more value than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for new installations. Since Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire line of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most popular intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide enhanced features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIE network consultants can help you to maintain your current PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances or migrate to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your company to plan, integrate, optimize, manage and debug firewall solutions based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn additional details about ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services integration and debugging services.

Cisco Security and VPN Engineering Services
Cisco's security and remote connection products provide a complete range of manageable security products to help safeguard your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN product family includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and VPN concentrators. Progent's expert staff of consultants includes field-proven engineers with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP qualifications who can help your company to select Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security solutions that fit best with your company goals. Learn additional details concerning Progent's Consulting Expertise for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Products.

Consulting Expertise for Additional Firewall and VPN Technology
Progent provides small and medium size organizations expert consulting for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN products from major firewall and VPN security vendors such as WatchGuard, Juniper, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you create a detailed security plan and select appropriate products from a variety of vendors to achieve your security objectives while staying within your spending limits.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight family of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of top information security companies to provide centralized control and world-class protection for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the local gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter. For more information, see ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes next generation behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoint devices and servers and VMs against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape legacy signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to manage the entire malware attack progression including protection, infiltration detection, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. Available at a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables fast restoration of critical files, apps and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted as a result of component breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery consultants can deliver advanced support to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when needed, can assist you to recover your critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.

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, retrieve and safeguard data related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time spent looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for holding and sharing all documents related to managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youíre making enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need as soon as you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Network Security Consulting
Every company ought to have a thoroughly thought out security program that includes both proactive procedures and response planning. The proactive plan is a collection of steps that help to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy helps your company's security engineers to evaluate the impact resulting from a security penetration, fix the network, record the experience, and get business functions restored as soon as possible.

Progent's certified IT security consultants are available to assist you to perform a complete risk assessment and create a computer security plan to implement security policies and mechanisms to reduce ongoing assaults and threats.

CISM Accredited Security Support Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee defines the core capabilities and international standards of performance that information security managers are expected to learn. CISM provides business management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM certification possess the experience and capability to deliver effective security management and support services. Progent offers the services of CISM certified security professionals to assist companies with:

  • Information Security Strategies
  • Risk Management
  • Information Security Implementation Management
  • IS Security Administration
  • Response Management
Learn additional information about Progent's CISM Accredited Security Engineering Services.

CISSP Accredited Security Consulting Assistance
The CISSP credential denotes expertise with a global standard for information security. The American National Standards Institute has awarded certification recognition in the field of information protection defined by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide access to of security consultants who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified expert to help your company in a variety security fields including:

  • Security Management Procedures
  • Security Infrastructure and Models
  • Access Control Systems and Methodology
  • Applications Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Technology
  • Telecommunications, Network and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Find out more details concerning Progent's CISSP Information Security Engineering Services.

ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Engineering Expertise
Progent's ISSAP qualified information system architecture professionals are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP Certification as a result of thorough testing and extensive work with network security architecture. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) certification represents demonstrated competence in the most challenging requirements of IS security architecture within the broader scope of IS security expertise needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can assist your company with all phases of architecture security such as.

  • Access Control Mechanisms and Techniques
  • Phone System and Network Infrastructure Security
  • Data Encryption Options
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Physical Security
Learn more information about Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Consulting Professionals.

CISA Accredited Information System Security Auditing Consulting Services
The CISA accreditation is a prestigious qualification that signifies expertise in IS security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential has candidates undergo an extensive examination given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA-certified information security audit experts are available to help your company in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Process
  • Information Technology Administration
  • Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Safeguarding Information Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Learn additional information about Progent's CISA Certified Information System Security Auditing Consulting Assistance.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The CRISC program was initiated by ISACA to validate an IT professional's ability to design, implement, and maintain information system controls to mitigate risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to create and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk management engineers offer a variety of risk evaluation services including:

  • Gather data and review documentation to identify major risk scenarios
  • Identify legal, industry, and business mandates and company standards associated with your network to determine their potential influence on your business goals
  • Point out potential threats for your business workflows to assist in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness initiative and conduct training to make sure your stakeholders understand information system risk so they can contribute to your risk control program
  • Match identified risk scenarios to related operational processes to help determine risk ownership
  • Validate risk appetite with your senior leadership and major stakeholders to ensure they match
Read the details about Progent's CRISC Experts.

GIAC Certified IS Security Engineering Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of information technology security professionals. GIAC's mission is to verify that a certified professional possesses the knowledge necessary to provide support in important areas of system, data, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and institutions around the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC security audit specialists are available to help your business in the areas of:

  • Auditing Security Systems
  • Security Incident Handling
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web Application Security
  • SIEM solutions
Read more information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Get in Touch with a Security Expert
To find out how to get in touch with a certified security consultant for online or on-premises help in Minnesota, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Network Support.

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