Small and mid-size business networks in Toronto, Canada can depend on prompt online or onsite technical support from Progent's certified information security consultants to help with emergency security issues. Rates are affordable, charges are by the minute, the engagement process is quick and easy, and service is world class. Progent also provides assistance for complex projects that requires the knowledge of seasoned security engineers with top security credentials.

If your network is located some away from larger metropolitan areas, local support from qualified security professionals may be limited when you have an emergency. This could mean a loss of productivity for your company, upset customers, idle employees, and defocused executives. By contacting Progent's remote support, you can get in touch with a qualified security consultant ready to deliver help whenever you need it to keep your information system running and restore your data.

Progent can help you in your initiatives to protect your information system with support ranging from network security audits to developing and validating a company-wide security plan. Progent provides affordable support to help small and midsize businesses plan and maintain secure IT environments based on Windows and Cisco technology and that can include servers and desktops running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X platforms. Progent can also help you design a secure BYOD environment by offering services that include iPhone and iPad integration, Android phone and tablet consulting, and RIM BlackBerry expertise..

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam filtering and protection from e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption platform that incorporates the technology of top data security vendors to provide web-based management and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The local gateway can also enable Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified consultants are available remotely or on premises to provide a range of emergency or project-based computer security services which include:

  • Perform extensive network security audits
  • Recuperate quickly after serious security breaches
  • Set up and troubleshoot firewalls
  • Implement safe solutions for offsite and mobile access
  • Deploy advanced software for automatic defense against viruses, spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Develop a company-wide security strategy with proactive network monitoring
  • Offer outsourced Help Desk Support
  • Create a practical network backup and restore plan built around Data Protection Manager (DPM) backup/restore capability
If your network has an emergency requirement for computer security help, go to Progent's Emergency Remote Technical Support.

Progent's consultants provide advanced support in key areas of system security that include analysis, firewalls and VPN, and high-level security planning.

System Security Evaluation
Progent's certified security consultants can evaluate the strength of your existing computer security systems by performing comprehensive remote automated analysis based on sophisticated software tools and proven techniques. Progent's skill in administering this testing saves you money and offers a detailed picture of security holes. The knowledge your company gains can make up the basis of a network protection strategy that will allow your information system to operate safely and adapt quickly to new threats.

Automated Security Audits
Progent offers expertise in the application of security testing products including MBSA and GFI LANguard for economically running a variety of automatic system auditing scans to uncover potential security gaps. Progent has extensive experience with additional network analysis products such as NMAP, AMAP application mapper, eEye, as well as tools like SolarWinds, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand testing reports and react appropriately.

Progent can help you build protection into your business processes, install auditing software, define and deploy a protected network architecture, and suggest policies to optimize the security of your network. Progent's security professionals are able to show you how to set up a firewall, design secure remote access to email and data, and install VPN. Learn additional information about Progent's network security evaluation.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages for Small Businesses
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory scanning packages designed to enable small companies to get an impartial network security assessment from an accredited security engineer. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer runs a comprehensive examination of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewall to uncover potential risks in the security posture you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a certified security professional executes a system scan from a secure computer inside your company firewall to assess your exposure to internal attacks. The two security inventory services are set up and run from a secured external site. The process is managed by a consultant with high-level security accreditations and who produces a document that summarizes and analyzes the data captured by the scan and suggests practical improvements where called for.

Network Penetration Testing Support Services
Stealth penetration checking is a key component of any serious network security strategy. Progentís security professionals can perform thorough intrusion tests without the knowledge of your company's in-house IT resources. Unannounced penetration checking shows whether current security defense tools such as intrusion incident alerts and event history monitoring are properly set up and actively checked. Find out additional information about Progent's stealth security penetration testing consulting.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Support
Progent's background in network security solutions encompasses extensive field work with leading firewalls and VPN products offered by multiple companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the support of engineers with key networking certifications including CCIE and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Integration and Troubleshooting
The new Cisco ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more performance than Cisco's earlier firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for all new installations. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire line of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the world's most deployed intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can assist you to manage your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls and upgrade to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your organization to plan, deploy, tune, manage and debug firewall environments built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read more details about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower configuration and debugging support.

Cisco Network Security and VPN Consulting Services
Cisco's security and offsite access products provide a comprehensive line of manageable security products to help safeguard your local and remote information system. Cisco's Virtual Private Network line features routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's expert staff of consultants includes experienced specialists with Cisco CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who can help your business to select Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that align most closely with your business objectives. Learn additional details about Progent's Engineering Services for Cisco Security Solutions and VPN Products.

Engineering Services for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent offers small and mid-size organizations professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN products from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors such as WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to create a comprehensive security plan and choose the right technologies from multiple vendors to support your security goals while sticking within your budget restraints.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's low-cost ProSight series of outsourced network management services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection service that incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning technology to guard endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to manage the entire malware attack progression including protection, identification, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Top features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies packaged within a single agent managed from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's specific needs and that helps you prove compliance with government and industry data protection standards. Progent will help you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alarms that require immediate attention. Progent can also help you to set up and test a backup and disaster recovery solution like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and allows rapid restoration of vital files, applications and VMs that have become lost or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide world-class expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when necessary, can assist you to restore your critical data. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that incorporates the infrastructure of leading data security companies to provide centralized management and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway appliance to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that stays within your corporate firewall. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and maintained by Progent's network support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hardware solution without a lengthy and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, update, retrieve and protect data about your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can save up to 50% of time thrown away searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre planning enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you need when you need it. Find out more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Network Security Design
Every company ought to develop a carefully considered security strategy that incorporates both proactive processes and reaction plans. The proactive plan is a collection of steps that help to reduce security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy helps your company's network security engineers to assess the impact resulting from a security penetration, fix the damage, record the experience, and get business functions operational as soon as feasible.

Progent's certified IT security engineers are available to help you to perform a comprehensive risk assessment and define a computer security strategy to implement security processes and controls to reduce ongoing assaults and dangers.

CISM Accredited Security Engineering Expertise
The CISM committee defines the basic competencies and global standards of skill that IT security managers are expected to learn. It provides business management the assurance that consultants who have qualified for their CISM certification have the experience and knowledge to provide effective security management and support services. Progent can provide the support of CISM qualified security professionals to assist businesses with:

  • Information Security Processes
  • Risk Analysis
  • Information Security Program Management
  • Network Security Management
  • Recovery Management
Learn additional details concerning Progent's CISM Accredited IS Security Engineering Professionals.

CISSP Qualified Security Engineering Support
The CISSP credential recognizes mastery of a global standard for network security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has granted certification recognition in the field of information protection under ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide the services of security consultants who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your business in a broad range of security fields including:

  • Security Administration Procedures
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Control Solutions and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Site Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Technology
  • Telecommunications, LAN and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Find out additional details about Progent's CISSP Information Security Engineering Services.

ISSAP Qualified Secure Network Architecture Engineering Support
Progent's ISSAP certified IT architecture engineers are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification through rigorous testing and significant experience with information security architecture. The ISSAP certification represents demonstrated competence in the more challenging requirements of IS security architecture within the wider field of information system security knowledge required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can assist your business with all phases of architecture security including.

  • Access Control Mechanisms and Methodologies
  • Phone System and Network Infrastructure Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Options
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and DRP
  • Physical Security
Find out additional details about Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure Network Architecture Engineering Professionals.

CISA Accredited IS Security Auditing Engineering Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a globally recognized qualification that represents mastery in information system security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo an extensive examination given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA security audit engineers can assist your IT organization with:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • IT Administration
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Protecting Data Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Get more details about Progent's CISA Certified Security Auditing Consulting Expertise.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's skills to plan, implement, and maintain IS controls to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and execute a workplace continuity strategy based on leading practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC IT risk management consultants can provide a range of risk assessment services such as:

  • Collect data and review documentation to identify major vulnerabilities
  • Identify statutory, regulatory, and contractual mandates and organizational standards associated with your information system to assess their possible impact on your strategic objectives
  • Point out potential threats for your business processes to help in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Create a risk awareness program and provide seminars to make sure your stakeholders appreciate IT risk so they can assist with your risk control process
  • Connect identified risk scenarios to your associated operational procedures to help assign risk responsibility
  • Validate risk appetite with executive leadership and key stakeholders to ensure they align
Read additional details concerning Progent's CRISC Experts.

GIAC Accredited Information System Security Consulting Assistance
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security engineers. GIAC's mission is to make sure that a certified professional has the skills necessary to provide support in key categories of system, data, and application security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC-qualified security audit engineers can assist your IT organization in the areas of:

  • Assessing IT Infrastructure
  • Incident Response
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web-based Application Security
  • SIEM solutions
Find out more information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact a Progent Security Expert Now
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