For immediate remote assistance with data security issues, companies in Augusta-Richmond County, GA, have access to world-class expertise from Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's remote support consultants are ready to offer fast and affordable assistance with security issues that threaten the productivity of your information system. Progent's accredited security consultants are certified to provide help for environments powered by Microsoft, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad array of consulting services covers firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, secure system infrastructure, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support team has been awarded the industry's most advanced security certifications including GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).

Progent provides remote security support services on a per-minute model without minimum minutes and without extra fees for sign-up or after hours support. By charging by the minute and by delivering world-class expertise, Progent's billing model keeps costs under control and eliminates situations where quick fixes result in major bills.

Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Should We Do Now?
Network Security ConsultantsIn case your network is now experiencing a security emergency, visit Progent's Urgent Remote Network Help to learn how to receive immediate help. Progent maintains a pool of veteran network security specialists who can provide remote and onsite support that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your security defense to protect against future attacks.

For organizations that have planned in advance for an attack, the formal post-attack response procedure outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's preferred method of responding to a serious security penetration.

Overview of Progent's Security Support Services
Managing network protection and planning for restoring critical information and functions after an attack demands an on-going program that entails an array of technologies and processes. Progent's certified engineers can help your organization at all levels in your efforts to protect your IT system, from security evaluation to creating a complete security plan. Some areas covered by Progent's security engineers include Security Planning and Implementation, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from Email-Based Spam and Viruses.

Planning and Building Secure Networks
Every organization should have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that includes both preventive and responsive steps. The pre-attack plan is a collection of precautions that works to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy defines procedures to help security staff to evaluate the losses resulting from an attack, remediate the damage, record the experience, and restore business functions as quickly as feasible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate protection into your company processes. Progent can install auditing software, create and build a safe IT architecture, and propose processes and policies to optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security experts are available to help you to configure a firewall, design secure offsite connectivity to email and data, and install an efficient virtual private network.

If your company is interested in an economical option for jobbing out your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Options include automated online server monitoring and quick resolution of emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to design, deploy, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud-based infrastructure and that comply with regulatory data security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform planning and integration expertise.)

System Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent provides skill in restoring networks and servers that have been compromised, are in question, or have ceased to function following a security breach. Progent can show you how to determine the damage caused by the breach, return your company to ordinary business operations, and recover data compromised owing to the breach. Progent's security specialists can also perform a comprehensive failure analysis by examining activity logs and utilizing a variety of proven forensics tools. Progent's background with security problems minimizes your business disruption and allows Progent to propose effective ways to prevent or mitigate future assaults.

Ransomware Removal and Recovery Consulting
Progent can provide the services of experienced ransomware recovery consultants with the knowledge to rebuild an IT network damaged by a ransomware virus such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. To learn more, visit ransomware removal and restoration expertise.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight line of network monitoring and management services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art 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 Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that incorporates next generation behavior-based machine learning technology to defend endpoints as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely get by legacy signature-based AV products. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud resources and provides a single platform to address the entire threat lifecycle including blocking, infiltration detection, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against new attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and VMs, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering via cutting-edge tools packaged within one agent accessible from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help you to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's unique requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry information protection regulations. Progent will assist you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that call for urgent action. Progent's consultants can also help your company to install and test a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Exchange filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and medium-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and allows rapid recovery of vital files, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of component failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR specialists can deliver world-class expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can assist you to recover your critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of top information security companies to provide web-based management and world-class security for all 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, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays inside your security perimeter. For more information, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hardware solution without a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting provider. Find out more 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 allows you to create, maintain, retrieve and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSLs or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time thrown away looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for holding and sharing all documents related to managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require when you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Special Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's security engineers can provide world-class support in key facets of IT security including:

Information Risk Evaluation and Compliance Assessment
Progent provides expertise with information risk evaluation utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for conducting a variety of automatic network tests to identify possible security problems. Progent has broad experience with scanning utilities and can help your company to analyze assessment reports and react efficiently. Progent's security engineers also provide web software testing and can conduct thorough assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your company's compliance with key industry security standards including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection including in-place wireless equipment plus portable devices. Find out additional information concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Testing.

Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Support
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco CCNP experts can provide in-depth consulting support for Cisco's entire range of security and VPN products such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, protected high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst family switches. Get additional details about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Aironet Wireless Expertise.

Other Firewall and VPN Technologies
In addition to being expert in a broad range of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide businesses of all sizes top-level consulting for solutions from other important firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:

Stealth Penetration Testing Services
Stealth intrusion testing is a key method for helping companies to find out how vulnerable their networks are to real-world threats by showing how well corporate security procedures and mechanisms stand up to authorized but unannounced penetration efforts launched by seasoned security engineers using advanced hacking methods. Get more details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Expertise
CISM Consultants for Augusta-Richmond County, GeorgiaCertified Information Security Manager identifies the basic competencies and worldwide standards of performance that computer security managers are required to achieve. It offers business management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their certification have the background and knowledge to offer efficient security administration and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM expert to assist your organization in vital security disciplines such as data protection governance, vulnerability assessment, data protection process management, and crisis response support.

Learn the details about Progent's CISM Security Consulting Services.

CISSP Security Support Services
CISSP Premier Network Security Specialists for Augusta-Richmond County, GeorgiaProgent's CISSP experts are cybersecurity specialists who have been awarded CISSP status through verified professional work, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP qualification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge covered under CISSP include security management procedures, security design and models, access permission methodology, software development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

Read more information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Consultants for Secure System Architecture
CISSP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals for Augusta-Richmond County, GeorgiaProgent's ISSAP Premier cybersecurity consultants are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP accreditation as a result of rigorous testing and significant hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP security experts have in-depth understanding of access management mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Read more details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected System Architecture Consulting Services.

CISSP-ISSEP Certified Cybersecurity Engineering Consultants
CISSP-ISSEP certified Network Security ExpertsCybersecurity consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown their ability to provide enterprises with the services expected of a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior cybersecurity analyst. Progent offers the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security consultant to assist your organization to follow current system security engineering theory and techniques in system development, review and evaluate system security designs according to cybersecurity engineering leading practices, create cohesive system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all critical system functions, develop effective configuration strategies to deliver operational security, perform in-depth risk analysis, and propose practical security solutions that balance your operational goals with your organization's tolerance for risk.

Learn the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consultants for Augusta-Richmond County, GeorgiaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a globally recognized qualification that represents expertise in information system security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive test overseen by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Certified security audit consultant trained to help companies in the fields of information systems audit process, IT governance, systems and architecture planned useful life, information technology service delivery, protecting data resources, and business continuity preparedness.

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CRISC IT Risk Mitigation Consultants
CRISC-certified Risk Consultants for Augusta-Richmond County, GeorgiaThe CRISC program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's ability to design, deploy, and maintain IS controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to develop and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's risk management expertise is complementary to the support available from Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for objectively auditing your IT management mechanisms and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM experts for defining company-wide security policies and procedures.

Find out more details concerning Progent's CRISC-certified Network Risk Management Consulting.

GIAC Support Services
Security Consultants with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Augusta-Richmond County, GeorgiaGlobal Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the skill of network security experts. GIAC's mission is to ensure that an accredited professional possesses the knowledge necessary to provide support in critical categories of network, information, and application security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations all over the world including United States National Security Agency. Progent can provide the support of GIAC certified security engineers for any of the security services covered under GIAC accreditation topics including auditing IT infrastructure, incident response, traffic analysis, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

Find out more information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Depend on Progent for Network Security Support
If your business is situated in Augusta-Richmond County or anywhere in the state of Georgia and you need network security engineering help, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.