For fast online help with computer security problems, businesses in Birmingham Alabama can find world-class expertise by contacting Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online service staff is available to provide effective and low-cost assistance with security crises that are impacting the productivity of your information system. Progent's accredited security consultants are premier to provide help for environments powered by Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide selection of services addresses firewall technology, email security, protected network architecture, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's support team has earned the world's most advanced security certifications including Global Information Assurance Certification and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Progent provides remote security support services on a by-the-minute basis with no minimum call duration and without additional charges for sign-up or off-hour support. By charging per minute and by delivering top-level support, Progent's pricing policy keeps costs under control and eliminates situations where quick fixes entail major charges.
Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Should We Do?
If you are currently fighting a security crisis, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Computer Help to learn how to receive fast assistance. Progent has a pool of seasoned network security specialists who offer online and on-premises support that includes threat containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and hardening of your security defense to protect against future attacks.
For companies that have planned in advance for an attack, the step-by-step incident handling procedure promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's preferred method of responding to a major security attack.
Overview of Progent's Security Expertise
Coordinating data security as well as staying ready for restoring critical data and functions following an attack requires an on-going program that entails an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's security experts can help your organization at any level in your attempt to secure your information network, from security audits to designing a complete security plan. Key technologies supported by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Implementation, Data Recovery and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from Email-Based Threats.
Planning and Building Secure Networks
Any business ought to develop a carefully thought out security plan that incorporates both preventive and responsive activity. The pre-attack plan is a collection of precautions that helps to minimize security gaps. The post-attack plan defines activities to assist security personnel to assess the losses resulting from a breach, remediate the damage, document the experience, and revive network activity as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to build protection into your business processes. Progent can configure scanning utilities, create and build a secure computer architecture, and recommend processes and policies to optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security professionals are available to help you to configure a firewall, deploy protected offsite connectivity to email and data, and configure an effective VPN.
If you are interested in an economical option for outsourcing your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Packages feature non-stop online system tracking and immediate resolution of problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to design, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that comply with government and industry data security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Microsoft 365 integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform integration consulting.)
Data Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent offers expertise in recovering networks and servers that have been hacked, are in question, or have stopped working following a security penetration. Progent can show you how to determine the losses resulting from the assault, restore normal functions, and recover information compromised owing to the assault. Progent's certified specialists can also manage a comprehensive failure evaluation by examining activity logs and using a variety of proven assessment tools. Progent's experience with security issues reduces your business disruption and allows Progent to propose efficient strategies to prevent or mitigate new attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Restoration Consulting
Progent can provide the help of experienced ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to reconstruct a network that has suffered an attack by a ransomware cryptoworm like Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or Locky. For more information, see ransomware cleanup and restoration services.
Work-from-Home Cybersecurity Consulting
Work-from-Home (WFH) employees typically utilize their own computers and often work in a unsecured physical environment. This situation multiplies their susceptibility to malware threats and calls for careful deployment of firewalls, anti-malware tools, MFA-based identity verification, remote endpoint monitoring, extensive user education, and the creation of policies based on best practices. Progent's veteran roster of telecommuter solutions experts can assist your business to design, deploy and manage a compliant cybersecurity solution that guards vital information resources in environments that incorporate telecommuters.
Patch Management Services
Progent's managed services for patch management offer organizations of all sizes a versatile and affordable solution for assessing, testing, scheduling, implementing, and documenting updates to your ever-evolving IT system. Besides optimizing the protection and reliability of your computer network, Progent's software/firmware update management services free up time for your in-house IT team to concentrate on line-of-business initiatives and tasks that deliver maximum business value from your information network. Learn more about Progent's patch management services.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight portfolio of network management outsourcing 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 and compliance. Managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that utilizes SentinelOne's next generation behavior-based analysis technology to guard endpoints and servers and VMs against new malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by legacy signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud resources and offers a single platform to address the entire threat lifecycle including protection, detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against new attacks. Progent is a SentinelOne Partner. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense based on SentinelOne technology.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer ultra-affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, 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 attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device control, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies incorporated within one agent accessible from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's unique needs and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information 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 immediate action. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to set up and verify a backup and disaster recovery system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup
Progent has worked with leading backup/restore product companies to create ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS), a family of subscription-based offerings that provide backup-as-a-service. All ProSight DPS products automate and monitor your data backup operations and allow transparent backup and fast restoration of critical files, apps, images, and VMs. ProSight DPS helps your business avoid data loss resulting from hardware failures, natural calamities, fire, malware such as ransomware, user mistakes, ill-intentioned insiders, or software glitches. Managed backup services in the ProSight DPS product line include ProSight DPS Ataro VM Backup, ProSight Ataro Office 365 Backup, ProSight DPS ECHO Backup based on Barracuda purpose-built hardware, and ProSight MSP360 Hybrid Backup. Your Progent consultant can assist you to identify which of these fully managed services are best suited for your IT environment.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the technology of leading data security companies to deliver centralized control and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a further layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more details, see ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Duo MFA: Two-factor Authentication (2FA) Solutions
Progent's Duo MFA managed services utilize Cisco's Duo cloud technology to protect against password theft by using two-factor authentication. Duo supports one-tap identity verification with iOS, Android, and other out-of-band devices. Using 2FA, whenever you log into a protected application and enter your password you are asked to confirm your identity via a unit that only you possess and that uses a separate network channel. A broad range of devices can be used as this added means of ID validation including an iPhone or Android or watch, a hardware token, a landline telephone, etc. You can register several validation devices. To learn more about ProSight Duo two-factor identity authentication services, visit Cisco Duo MFA two-factor authentication (2FA) services for at-home workers.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hosting solution without a time-consuming and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, update, retrieve and protect data about your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSLs or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time thrown away looking for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network like recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youï¿½re planning improvements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require the instant you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's veteran engineers offer unique support in vital facets of computer protection including:
Information Risk Evaluation and Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with security auditing utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for conducting a set of comprehensive system tests to reveal possible security gaps. Progent has extensive experience with testing tools and can help your company to analyze audit reports and react efficiently. Progent's certified security consultants also offer web software testing and can conduct thorough assessments of enterprise-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with major global security specifications such as HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless protection including in-place wireless appliances plus mobile handsets. Learn more information concerning Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide in-depth consulting expertise for Cisco's complete family of protection and VPN technologies including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure broadband and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Read more information about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Aironet Wireless Expertise.
Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
Stealth Penetration Testing Consulting
In addition to supporting a broad array of network security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide businesses of any size top-level support for solutions from other major firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:
Unannounced intrusion checking is a valuable method for helping organizations to understand how exposed their information systems are to real-world threats by showing how well corporate protection policies and mechanisms stand up to authorized but unpublicized penetration efforts instigated by seasoned security specialists using the latest intrusion techniques. Read additional details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager defines the fundamental competencies and worldwide benchmarks of performance that computer security professionals are expected to master. It provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their CISM have the background and skill to offer effective security management and engineering services. Progent can provide a CISM expert to help your enterprise in vital security disciplines such as information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, data security program control, and crisis handling management.
Find out more information about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Assistance.
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Expertise
Progent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP certification as a result of demonstrated experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP qualification recognizes mastery of an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP status official recognition in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge covered under CISSP include security management procedures, security design and test systems, access permission systems, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
Read more details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Services.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Consultants for Secure System Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP Certified cybersecurity experts are specialists who have earned ISSAP accreditation following thorough testing and significant hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive knowledge of access management systems and techniques, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-premier security consultants can assist your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.
Learn additional details about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected Network Architecture Engineering Services.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Consultants
Cybersecurity 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 can provide the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity consultant to help your organization to follow current system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review system security designs according to security engineering best practices, create viable system designs that include compliant security features for all critical system functions, develop efficient design and configuration strategies to deliver operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose practical cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational requirements with your organization's risk tolerance.
Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a prestigious qualification that represents mastery in information system security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA accreditation has consultants undergo a comprehensive test overseen by the ISACA professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-Certified security professional trained to help businesses in the areas of information systems audit process, information technology enforcement, network assets and architecture planned useful life, IT support, protecting information resources, and business continuity planning.
Find out more details concerning Progent's CISA Support Expertise.
CRISC Risk Mitigation Specialists
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA to verify an IT professional's skills to design, implement, and maintain information system control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to develop and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk mitigation services are complementary to the support available from Progent's CISA-Premier security engineers for objectively auditing your IS control design and with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified experts for implementing security policies and procedures.
Read additional details concerning Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Services.
GIAC Consulting Services
GIAC was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security professionals. GIAC's goal is to make sure that a certified professional has the skills necessary to provide services in important categories of network, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and institutions around the world including U.S. NSA. Progent offers the assistance of certified security engineers for any of the network security services addressed within GIAC accreditation topics such as auditing security systems, security incident response, traffic analysis, web-based services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Find out more details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.
Contact Progent for Network Security Expertise
If your organization is located in Birmingham Alabama and you need cybersecurity engineering help, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
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