To get fast online help with computer security issues, companies in Birmingham, AL, have access to world-class troubleshooting from Progent's security engineers. Progent's remote service staff is available to provide effective and affordable help with security issues that threaten the viability of your network. Progent's security consultants are qualified to support environments based on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's wide array of consulting services addresses firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, protected system design, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's technical support staff has been awarded the world's top security certifications including GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) and CISSP.

Progent offers remote security assistance on a by-the-minute basis with no minimum call duration and no additional charges for sign-up or off-hour service. By charging per minute and by delivering world-class expertise, Progent's billing model keeps costs low and avoids situations where quick solutions turn into big bills.

Our System Has Been Attacked: What Should We Do Now?
Network Security ConsultingIn case you are currently faced with a security crisis, visit Progent's Urgent Online Computer Support to see how to receive immediate assistance. Progent has a pool of veteran network security specialists who can provide remote and onsite support that includes threat containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your security defense to protect against future exploits.

For companies that have planned in advance for being hacked, the step-by-step incident handling procedure outlined by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's recommended method of handling a serious security incident.

Overview of Progent's Security Services
Managing network protection plus staying ready for restoring critical data and functions following a security breach demands an on-going program that entails an array of technologies and processes. Progent's certified experts can support your organization at any level in your attempt to guard your information system, from security assessments to designing a complete security plan. Key areas supported by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Implementation, Information Recovery and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from E-mail-Based Threats.

Designing and Implementing Protected Networks
Every organization should develop a thoroughly considered security plan that incorporates both preventive and responsive elements. The pre-attack strategy is a set of precautions that helps to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive plan defines procedures to help IT staff to evaluate the losses resulting from an attack, repair the damage, document the event, and restore network functions as quickly as feasible. Progent can show you how to design protection into your company operations. Progent can configure auditing utilities, create and build a safe IT architecture, and propose procedures and policies to enhance the protection of your network. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to configure a firewall, deploy protected remote access to email and information, and install an effective virtual private network (VPN).

If your company is looking for an economical option for jobbing out your security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Options feature non-stop online system monitoring and immediate response to emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to plan, deploy, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that are compliant with government security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

System Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent provides expertise in recovering networks and devices that have been compromised, are suspect, or have stopped working following a security attack. Progent can help determine the losses resulting from the assault, restore ordinary functions, and retrieve data compromised as a result of the breach. Progent's certified specialists can also manage a thorough failure evaluation by examining activity logs and utilizing other proven assessment tools. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your business disruption and allows Progent to recommend efficient strategies to prevent or contain new assaults.

Ransomware Removal and Recovery Consulting
Progent can provide the services of proven ransomware recovery experts with the skills to rebuild a network victimized by a ransomware virus such as Ryuk, Dharma, NotPetya, or Locky. To learn more, see ransomware removal and recovery expertise.

Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight line of network management outsourcing services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based analysis technology to guard endpoint devices and servers and VMs against modern malware attacks like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape traditional signature-matching AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to manage the complete malware attack lifecycle including protection, identification, containment, remediation, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time system-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, penetration alerts, device control, and web filtering via leading-edge tools packaged within a single agent managed from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your organization's specific needs and that allows you demonstrate compliance with government and industry data security standards. Progent will help you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alerts that require immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also help you to set up and test a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and medium-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and enables fast restoration of vital files, applications and VMs that have become lost or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve 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 mirrored to both. Progent's BDR specialists can deliver advanced support to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can assist you to recover your critical data. Find out more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of leading information security vendors to deliver centralized management and world-class security for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more details, see 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 or mid-size organization can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and maintained by Progent's network support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied one hosting provider. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to capture, update, find and protect information related to your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time thrown away searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network like recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether you’re planning enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require when you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Special Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's security engineers offer unique support in vital facets of network protection including:

Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent provides experience with security auditing software like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for performing a set of automatic network scans to reveal potential security holes. Progent has extensive experience with these and similar tools and can assist your company to understand audit reports and react efficiently. Progent's security consultants also can perform web software testing and can perform thorough evaluation of enterprise-wide security to determine your company's compliance with important global security specifications such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection including stationary wireless equipment plus mobile devices. Find out additional details concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco CCNP experts can provide in-depth consulting expertise for Cisco's entire family of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure high-speed and integrated services routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst switches. Get more information about Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Aironet Wireless Help.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
As well as supporting a broad range of security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of all sizes advanced engineering services for security products from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:

Stealth Penetration Checking Services
Stealth penetration checking is a valuable technique for helping companies to find out how exposed their IT environments are to serious threats by showing how thoroughly network security policies and technologies hold up against planned but unpublicized intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security engineers utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Learn additional information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Engineers for Birmingham, AlabamaCISM defines the basic competencies and international benchmarks of service that computer security managers are expected to master. CISM offers business management the confidence that those who have earned their CISM possess the background and knowledge to provide efficient security administration and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified support professional to help your organization in key security areas including information protection governance, risk assessment, information security process control, and crisis handling support.

Read the details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Qualified System Security Engineers for Birmingham, AlabamaProgent's CISSP experts are cybersecurity specialists who have earned CISSP accreditation as a result of demonstrated professional work, extensive study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification recognizes mastery of an international standard for information security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential official recognition in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered within CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and models, connection control systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

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CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Consultants for Secure System Architecture
CISSP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Birmingham, AlabamaProgent's ISSAP certified cybersecurity experts are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP certification following rigorous examination and significant experience. field experience with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess comprehensive understanding of access control systems and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

Get more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected Network Infrastructure Engineering Support.

CISSP-ISSEP Qualified Cybersecurity Engineering Consultants
CISSP-ISSEP certified Cybersecurity ConsultantsCybersecurity consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown their ability to provide enterprises 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 consultant to help your organization to follow modern system security engineering principles and techniques in system development, review and evaluate system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering best practices, produce cohesive system designs that include compliant security features for all key system functions, define efficient design strategies to deliver operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend practical security models that balance your operational requirements with your company's risk tolerance.

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

CISA Security Auditor Professional Services
CISA Cybersecurity Auditor Consultants for Birmingham, AlabamaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is an important qualification that represents mastery in network security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential has consultants undergo an extensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-certified security professional trained to assist companies in the areas of information systems audit process, IT enforcement, systems and architecture planned useful life, IT service delivery, protecting data assets, and business continuity preparedness.

Learn more details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Expertise.

CRISC IT Risk Management Experts
CRISC-certified Risk Consultants for Birmingham, AlabamaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA to verify a consultant's skills to design, deploy, and maintain IS controls to reduce network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and execute a workplace continuity plan that follows leading practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk management services are complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-qualified security engineers for impartially evaluating your IS management design and also with the services of Progent's CISM support professionals for implementing security policies and procedures.

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Global Information Assurance Certification Consulting Expertise
Network Security Consultants with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Birmingham, AlabamaGlobal Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security professionals. GIAC's mission is to assure that a certified security consultant has the knowledge appropriate to provide services in critical areas of network, information, and application program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and institutions around the world including United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the support of GIAC certified consultants for all of the security disciplines covered under GIAC accreditation programs including auditing security systems, incident response, intrusion detection, web-based services security, and SIEM solutions.

Find out additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Depend on Progent for Network Security Help
If your organization is located in Birmingham or anywhere in Alabama and you want computer security engineering help, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.