For immediate online assistance with network security issues, companies in Birmingham, AL, can find expert expertise by contacting Progent's security engineers. Progent's online support staff is available to offer fast and affordable help with security crises that threaten the viability of your information system. Progent's accredited engineers are premier to support environments based on Microsoft, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide array of services encompasses firewall configuration, email security, protected system infrastructure, and business continuity planning. Progent's technical support staff has been awarded the industry's most advanced security credentials including GIAC and Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

Progent offers online security assistance on a by-the-minute basis with no minimum minutes and no additional charges for setup 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 quick fixes entail major bills.

Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Can We Do?
Network Security ConsultingIf your business is now fighting a security emergency, go to Progent's Emergency Online Computer Support to find out how to get fast assistance. Progent maintains a team of certified network security experts who offer online and on-premises support that includes containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and enhancement of your security profile to guard against future exploits.

For organizations that have prepared beforehand for being hacked, the step-by-step incident response model outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's approved method of reacting to a major security attack.

Introduction to Security Services
Coordinating network protection and preparedness for restoring critical information and functions after a security breach requires an on-going program that entails an array of tools and procedures. Progent's certified security consultants can help your business at whatever level in your attempt to safeguard your information network, from security assessments to designing a comprehensive security program. Key areas covered by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Implementation, Data Recovery and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from E-mail-Based Attacks.

Planning and Building Protected Environments
Any organization should develop a thoroughly considered security plan that incorporates both preventive and responsive elements. The pre-attack strategy is a set of steps that works to reduce security gaps. The reactive strategy specifies activities to help security personnel to evaluate the damage caused by an attack, remediate the damage, document the experience, and restore network functions as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to build protection into your business processes. Progent can install scanning utilities, define and build a safe network architecture, and recommend procedures and policies to maximize the protection of your information system. Progent's security professionals are available to help you to configure a firewall, deploy protected online and mobile connectivity to email and information, and configure an efficient virtual private network.

If you are looking for an affordable option for jobbing out your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Services include non-stop online system monitoring and quick response to problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to design, implement, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine local and cloud resources and that comply with regulatory security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

System Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent provides expertise in recovering networks and computers that have been hacked, are in question, or have failed because of a security penetration. Progent can help assess the losses caused by the assault, restore ordinary functions, and recover information lost owing to the assault. Progent's certified specialists can also manage a comprehensive failure evaluation by examining event logs and utilizing other proven assessment tools. Progent's experience with security problems minimizes your off-air time and permits Progent to propose efficient measures to avoid or contain new attacks.

Ransomware Cleanup and Recovery Services
Progent can provide the services of experienced ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to rebuild an information system victimized by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, Dharma, NotPetya, or MongoLock. To learn more, see ransomware cleanup and restoration services.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight line of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates next generation behavior-based machine learning tools to defend endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily evade legacy signature-based AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud resources and provides a single platform to automate the complete threat lifecycle including blocking, identification, containment, remediation, and forensics. Key features include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver ultra-affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint control, and web filtering through leading-edge tools incorporated within a single agent managed from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to design and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's specific requirements and that allows you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security regulations. Progent will help you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alarms that require urgent action. Progent can also assist you to set up and verify a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and enables fast recovery of vital data, applications and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of component breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery specialists can provide advanced support to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when needed, can assist you to restore your business-critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound 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 leading information security companies to provide centralized management and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a further layer of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays within your security perimeter. For more details, visit Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its key servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hosting environment without a time-consuming and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting provider. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

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 capture, maintain, retrieve and protect data about your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned about impending expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time wasted trying to find vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common location for storing and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you need as soon as you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's certified engineers can provide unique support in key areas of network security such as:

Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment
Progent offers expertise with security evaluation tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for conducting a variety of automatic network tests to uncover possible security holes. Progent has broad experience with these utilities and can help your company to analyze audit reports and react appropriately. Progent's certified security engineers also can perform web application testing and can conduct thorough evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with key worldwide security standards including FISMA, NIST, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection covering stationary wireless appliances plus mobile devices. Get the details about Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Testing.

Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wireless Support
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco CCNP experts can provide in-depth technical support for Cisco's complete family of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure high-speed and integrated services routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst family switches. Find out the details about Cisco Protection, VPN and Aironet Wireless Help.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Consulting Services
In addition to being expert in a broad array of network security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide companies of all sizes advanced consulting for technologies from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's engineers offer:

Unannounced Intrusion Testing Services
Stealth penetration checking is a vital method for helping businesses to determine how exposed their IT environments are to potential threats by testing how thoroughly corporate security procedures and technologies hold up to planned but unannounced penetration efforts launched by veteran security engineers utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Read more details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Services
CISM Engineers for Birmingham, AlabamaCertified Information Security Manager defines the basic competencies and worldwide benchmarks of performance that computer security managers are expected to achieve. CISM offers business management the confidence that consultants who have earned their CISM possess the experience and skill to offer efficient security administration and engineering services. Progent can provide a CISM consultant to help your enterprise in key security disciplines including data security governance, vulnerability management, data security program control, and crisis response support.

Learn more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Assistance.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Services
CISSP Premier Network Security Specialists for Birmingham, AlabamaProgent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP status through verified professional work, rigorous study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP status official recognition in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included under CISSP include cybersecurity administration procedures, security architecture and models, connection control systems, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, communications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Find out the details concerning Progent's CISSP Support Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure System Architecture
CISSP CISSP-ISSAP Cybersecurity Architecture Consultants for Birmingham, AlabamaProgent's ISSAP Premier cybersecurity experts have earned ISSAP certification following rigorous examination and extensive experience. field experience with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts have acquired in-depth understanding of access control systems and methodologies, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-premier security specialists can assist your company with all phases of architecture security.

Read additional information about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected IT Architecture Engineering Support.

CISSP-ISSEP Premier Security Engineering Experts
CISSP-ISSEP certified Network Security ConsultantsCybersecurity consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated their ability to provide large organizations with the expertise associated with a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior security analyst. Progent offers the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security expert to help your organization to utilize modern system security engineering theory and techniques in system development, review system security designs based on security engineering leading practices, produce cohesive system designs that include compliant security mechanisms for all critical system functions, define efficient design and configuration strategies to provide protection for operations, perform in-depth risk analysis, and propose realistic security solutions that balance your operational goals with your company's risk tolerance.

Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Engineers for Birmingham, AlabamaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a prestigious qualification that signifies mastery in information system security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation has candidates pass an exhaustive examination overseen by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Premier security audit professional trained to help businesses in the fields of IS audit process, IT administration, network assets and infrastructure planned useful life, information technology support, protecting data assets, and business continuity preparedness.

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CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Specialists
CRISC-certified Risk Engineers for Birmingham, AlabamaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's ability to design, implement, and maintain information system controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management expertise is complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for impartially evaluating your IT management mechanisms and also with the services of Progent's CISM consultants for implementing security policies and procedures.

Learn the details concerning Progent's CRISC Risk Mitigation Expertise.

Global Information Assurance Certification Support Services
Security Experts with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Birmingham, AlabamaGIAC was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security engineers. GIAC's goal is to make sure that a certified professional has the skills necessary to deliver support in key areas of system, data, and software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and government organizations throughout the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the help of certified professionals for any of the network security capabilities addressed under GIAC accreditation topics such as auditing IT infrastructure, incident response, traffic analysis, web-based services security, and SIEM solutions.

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

Depend on Progent for Computer Security Expertise
If your organization is located in Birmingham or anywhere in the state of Alabama and you want computer security support services, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.