For immediate remote help with data security issues, companies in Birmingham, AL, have access to expert troubleshooting from Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online service consultants are ready to offer fast and affordable help with security crises that threaten the viability of your IT network. Progent's accredited consultants are certified to provide help for environments powered by Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide selection of services addresses firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, secure network design, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support staff has earned the industry's most advanced security credentials including Certified Information Systems Auditor and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).

Progent provides remote security support on a by-the-minute basis without minimum call duration and no additional charges for setup or after hours support. By billing per minute and by delivering top-level expertise, Progent's billing model keeps costs under control and eliminates scenarios where quick fixes turn into major charges.

Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do?
Cybersecurity ConsultantsIf you are now fighting a network security emergency, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Computer Help to learn how to get immediate assistance. Progent has a team of certified cybersecurity experts who offer remote and onsite assistance that includes threat containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your cybersecurity defense to protect against future exploits.

For companies who have prepared in advance for being hacked, the formal post-attack handling procedure outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's preferred method of reacting to a serious security penetration.

Overview of Security Expertise
Managing network protection and planning for recovering vital information and functions after a security breach demands a continual effort involving an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's security engineers can assist your organization at all levels in your attempt to protect your information network, from security assessments to designing a complete security plan. Key areas covered by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Prevention, Information Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Filtering of Email-Based Attacks.

Designing and Implementing Secure Networks
Any company ought to have a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both preventive and reactive elements. The pre-attack plan is a set of precautions that works to minimize security gaps. The post-attack plan specifies procedures to help IT staff to inventory the damage caused by a breach, remediate the damage, document the event, and restore network functions as soon as possible. Progent can advise you how to build protection into your company operations. Progent can configure auditing software, create and implement a secure IT infrastructure, and recommend processes and policies to optimize the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are ready to help you to set up a firewall, design safe remote connectivity to e-mail and information, and configure an efficient VPN.

If you are interested in an affordable option for outsourcing your network security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Options feature automated remote network tracking and immediate response to emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to design, implement, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate physical and cloud resources and that comply with government data security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises Exchange deployments, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud planning and integration consulting.)

Data Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent provides expertise in recovering networks and computers that have been compromised, are in question, or have ceased to function because of a security breakdown. Progent can show you how to evaluate the damage resulting from the assault, return your company to ordinary functions, and retrieve information compromised owing to the breach. Progent's certified specialists can also perform a comprehensive failure evaluation by going over activity logs and using other advanced assessment techniques. Progent's experience with security problems minimizes your off-air time and permits Progent to recommend efficient strategies to avoid or mitigate new assaults.

Ransomware Removal and Recovery Expertise
Progent can provide the services of proven ransomware recovery experts with the skills to restore an IT network that has suffered an attack by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or MongoLock. For more information, visit ransomware cleanup and recovery consulting.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's low-cost ProSight portfolio of outsourced network management 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 and compliance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes next generation behavior-based machine learning technology to defend endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by traditional signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to address the complete threat lifecycle including protection, identification, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key features include one-click rollback using Windows VSS and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer affordable multi-layer security for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies packaged within a single agent managed from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help your business to plan and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's specific needs and that helps you prove compliance with legal and industry data protection regulations. Progent will help you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that call for urgent action. Progent's consultants can also help you to set up and verify a backup and restore solution such as 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 (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables fast restoration of critical data, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted due to component failures, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery consultants can provide world-class support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to recover your business-critical information. Read more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the infrastructure of leading data security companies to provide centralized management and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance provides a further level of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more information, visit Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and managed by Progent's IT support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hardware solution without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, retrieve and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned about impending expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time thrown away searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you require the instant you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Specialized Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's veteran engineers can provide unique consulting support in key areas of IT protection including:

Information Risk Audits and Compliance Assessment
Progent provides expertise with information risk auditing utilities like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for conducting a set of automatic network tests to identify potential security holes. Progent has extensive experience with these utilities and can help your company to understand audit results and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security consultants also offer web software validation and can conduct expert assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with key worldwide security standards such as FISMA, PCI, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security covering in-place wireless equipment as well as portable devices. Learn additional details concerning Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide world-class consulting expertise for Cisco's entire family of security and VPN technologies such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure broadband and IS routers, wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Find out the details about Cisco Security, VPN and Aironet Wireless Expertise.

Additional Firewall and VPN Consulting Services
As well as being expert in a broad array of security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers organizations of any size expert support for solutions from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:

Unannounced Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth penetration checking is a vital method for allowing businesses to find out how exposed their networks are to potential attacks by revealing how thoroughly corporate protection processes and mechanisms hold up against planned but unannounced penetration efforts launched by seasoned security engineers utilizing the latest intrusion methods. Learn more information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Experts for Birmingham, AlabamaCISM defines the basic competencies and worldwide standards of service that computer security professionals are expected to master. CISM provides executive management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM possess the experience and knowledge to provide effective security administration and engineering support. Progent can offer a CISM consultant to assist your enterprise in critical security disciplines such as data security governance, vulnerability assessment, data protection program control, and incident response management.

Read additional details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Services.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Services
CISSP Premier Network Security Consultants for Birmingham, AlabamaProgent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have earned CISSP certification as a result of demonstrated professional work, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP qualification indicates mastery of an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise covered within CISSP include cybersecurity management procedures, security design and models, connection control methodology, software development security, business processes security, physical security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Get more details about Progent's CISSP Support Expertise.

CISSP-ISSAP Premier Consultants for Secure Network Architecture
CISSP CISSP-ISSAP Cybersecurity Architecture Consultants for Birmingham, AlabamaProgent's ISSAP Certified cybersecurity consultants have been awarded ISSAP status as a result of rigorous examination and substantial hands-on work with information security design. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

Learn the details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected System Infrastructure Engineering Services.

CISSP-ISSEP Certified Cybersecurity Engineering Experts
CISSP-ISSEP certified Cybersecurity ConsultantsCybersecurity consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have proven 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 security analyst. Progent offers the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security consultant to assist your organization to utilize modern system security engineering principles and processes in system development, evaluate system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering best practices, create cohesive system designs that include compliant security mechanisms for all critical system functions, develop efficient configuration strategies to provide operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose practical cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational goals with your company's risk tolerance.

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

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor Engineers for Birmingham, AlabamaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is an important qualification that represents expertise in information system security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo an extensive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Certified security audit consultant trained to help companies in the fields of information systems audit services, IT governance, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, information technology service delivery, safeguarding information resources, and business continuity preparedness.

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CRISC-certified Network Risk Management Consultants
CRISC-certified IT Risk Engineers for Birmingham, AlabamaThe CRISC program was initiated by ISACA to validate an IT professional's skills to plan, implement, and support IS control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and execute a business continuity strategy based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk management services are a good fit the support provided by Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for impartially auditing your IT control mechanisms and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM experts for designing company-wide security policies and procedures.

Find out more details about Progent's CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Expertise.

GIAC Professional Expertise
Network Security Consultants with GIAC Certification for Birmingham, AlabamaGIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of information technology security professionals. GIAC's mission is to ensure that a certified security consultant possesses the knowledge appropriate to provide support in critical areas of system, information, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and institutions throughout the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the assistance of certified professionals for any of the network security disciplines covered within GIAC accreditation programs such as assessing IT infrastructure, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

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Depend on Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your organization is located in Birmingham or anywhere in Alabama and you want computer security consulting, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.