To get immediate remote assistance with network security problems, companies in Birmingham Alabama have access to expert troubleshooting from Progent's security engineers. Progent's remote service consultants are ready to offer efficient and economical help with security emergencies that are impacting the productivity of your network. Progent's accredited security engineers are certified to support systems based on Microsoft, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's broad selection of services covers firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, protected system design, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's support team has earned the industry's most advanced security credentials including CISA and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).
Progent offers online security support services on a by-the-minute model with no minimum times and without extra fees for sign-up or off-hour service. By billing per minute and by delivering world-class help, Progent's pricing model keeps costs under control and eliminates scenarios where quick fixes result in major expenses.
We've Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
In case your business is now fighting a network security crisis, visit Progent's Urgent Online Technical Help to see how to get immediate help. Progent has a team of veteran cybersecurity specialists who can provide remote and onsite assistance that includes containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and hardening of your security profile to protect against future attacks.
For businesses that have planned beforehand for being hacked, the formal incident handling model promoted by GIAC is Progent's preferred method of responding to a serious security incident.
Introduction to Security Expertise
Managing computer protection as well as planning for restoring critical information and functions after an attack requires a continual process that entails a variety of tools and processes. Progent's certified security consultants can support your organization at whatever level in your efforts to protect your IT network, ranging from security assessments to creating a comprehensive security plan. Important technologies covered by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Prevention, Data Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Filtering of E-mail-Borne Spam and Viruses.
Planning and Building Secure Networks
Every company ought to have a thoroughly considered security strategy that incorporates both preventive and responsive steps. The proactive plan is a collection of steps that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy defines procedures to assist IT staff to inventory the losses resulting from an attack, repair the damage, document the event, and restore network activity as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to design security into your company operations. Progent can install auditing software, create and execute a safe computer architecture, and propose processes and policies to enhance the safety of your information system. Progent's security professionals are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, design safe offsite connectivity to email and data, and install an effective virtual private network (VPN).
If you are interested in an affordable way for jobbing out your security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Options include automated online server tracking and fast resolution of problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to design, implement, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate physical and cloud hosted resources and that comply with government and industry security standards. (Learn about Progent's Microsoft 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform planning and integration consulting.)
Data Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent has skill in recovering systems and devices that have been hacked, are in question, or have stopped working because of a security breach. Progent can help evaluate the damage caused by the breach, restore ordinary functions, and retrieve data compromised owing to the attack. Progent's security engineers can also perform a comprehensive failure evaluation by going over activity logs and utilizing a variety of proven forensics techniques. Progent's background with security issues reduces your business disruption and permits Progent to propose effective measures to prevent or mitigate new assaults.
Ransomware Removal and Restoration Expertise
Progent offers the services of proven ransomware recovery experts with the skills to rebuild an IT network that has suffered an attack by a ransomware virus such as Ryuk, Dharma, NotPetya, or Locky. To find out more, visit ransomware cleanup and recovery consulting.
Software/Firmware Update Management Services
Progent's support services for software and firmware patch management offer businesses of any size a flexible and affordable alternative for assessing, validating, scheduling, applying, and tracking updates to your dynamic information network. Besides optimizing the protection and reliability of your computer environment, Progent's software/firmware update management services free up time for your in-house IT staff to focus on line-of-business initiatives and tasks that deliver maximum business value from your network. Read more about Progent's software/firmware update management support services.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight family of managed services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes next generation behavior-based machine learning tools to guard endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely escape traditional signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to manage the complete threat progression including filtering, identification, containment, remediation, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver ultra-affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering through cutting-edge tools incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's specific needs and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data protection regulations. Progent will help you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alarms that require urgent action. Progent can also help your company to install and test a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
Progent has worked with leading backup technology vendors to create ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS), a portfolio of subscription-based management offerings that deliver backup-as-a-service (BaaS). All ProSight DPS products automate and monitor your backup processes and enable non-disruptive backup and fast recovery of important files, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machines. ProSight DPS lets you protect against data loss caused by hardware breakdown, natural disasters, fire, cyber attacks like ransomware, human mistakes, malicious employees, or application glitches. Managed services in the ProSight DPS selection include ProSight DPS Ataro VM Backup, ProSight Ataro Office 365 Backup, ProSight DPS ECHO Backup based on Barracuda dedicated storage, and ProSight DPS MSP360 Hybrid Backup. Your Progent consultant can help you to identify which of these managed backup services are best suited for your network.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of leading information security companies to deliver centralized management and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays within your corporate firewall. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Duo MFA: Two-factor Authentication (2FA) Solutions
Progent's Duo MFA managed services incorporate Cisco's Duo technology to protect against password theft by using two-factor authentication (2FA). Duo supports single-tap identity verification on iOS, Google Android, and other personal devices. With Duo 2FA, whenever you sign into a protected online account and enter your password you are asked to confirm who you are on a device that only you possess and that is accessed using a different network channel. A broad selection of devices can be utilized for this second form of ID validation such as a smartphone or watch, a hardware/software token, a landline phone, etc. You may designate several validation devices. For details about Duo identity validation services, see Duo MFA two-factor authentication services for telecommuters.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual host configured and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hardware solution without requiring a time-consuming and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, update, retrieve and safeguard data about your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your network documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time spent searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location 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 advanced automation for gathering and relating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need when you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's veteran consultants offer world-class consulting support in key facets of network protection such as:
Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing
Progent offers experience with information risk auditing utilities like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for conducting a set of automatic network scans to identify possible security problems. Progent has broad experience with these and similar utilities and can assist your company to analyze assessment reports and react efficiently. Progent's security engineers also can perform web application testing and can conduct thorough evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with key global security standards such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless protection covering stationary wireless appliances as well as mobile devices. Find out additional information concerning Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide in-depth technical support for Cisco's complete family of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, Catalyst FWSM, protected broadband and integrated services routers, Aironet wireless access points, Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Get additional details concerning Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Consulting.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
Stealth Penetration Testing Services
As well as supporting a wide range of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers businesses of all sizes advanced support for technologies from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's consultants can provide:
Unannounced penetration checking is a valuable method for allowing companies to find out how exposed their networks are to real-world threats by testing how well corporate protection policies and mechanisms hold up to planned but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by veteran security engineers utilizing advanced hacking techniques. Learn the details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the fundamental skills and international benchmarks of service that information security managers are expected to master. It provides business management the confidence that consultants who have been awarded their accreditation possess the experience and skill to offer effective security management and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM expert to assist your organization in critical security areas including information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, data protection program control, and incident handling management.
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Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP consultants are cybersecurity engineers who have been awarded CISSP accreditation through verified professional work, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification indicates expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP status accreditation in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included within CISSP include security management practices, security design and test systems, connection control systems, software development security, business processes security, physical security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.
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CISSP-ISSAP Certified Consultants for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Premier security experts are specialists who have earned ISSAP accreditation after rigorous examination and substantial hands-on work with information security design. ISSAP security experts possess comprehensive understanding of access control systems and techniques, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.
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CISSP-ISSEP Premier Security Engineering Consultants
Network Security consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have proven their ability to provide large organizations with the services associated with a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior security analyst. Progent offers the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security consultant to assist your enterprise to follow modern system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review and evaluate system security designs according to security engineering best practices, produce cohesive system designs that incorporate compliant security mechanisms for all key system functions, define effective configuration strategies to provide operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose practical cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational requirements with your company's tolerance for risk.
Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting Services.
CISA Security Auditor Professional Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is a recognized qualification that signifies expertise in network security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Certified security audit engineer able to assist companies in the fields of IS audit services, information technology governance, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, IT service delivery, safeguarding information resources, and business continuity preparedness.
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CRISC-certified Network Risk Management Consultants
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's ability to design, deploy, and maintain information system control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to create and execute a workplace continuity strategy based on leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk management expertise is a good fit the support provided by Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for objectively assessing your IS control design and with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for implementing security policies and procedures.
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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Expertise
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of information technology security professionals. GIAC's mission is to ensure that a certified security consultant possesses the knowledge needed to provide support in vital areas of system, data, and application program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations around the world including United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the assistance of GIAC certified security engineers for any of the security capabilities addressed under GIAC certification programs including auditing IT infrastructure, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web-based application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
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Contact Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your business is located in Birmingham Alabama and you're trying to find computer security consulting expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
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