To get fast online assistance with data security issues, businesses in Birmingham, AL, have access to world-class troubleshooting from Progent's security professionals. Progent's online service consultants are available to provide fast and low-cost help with security problems that are impacting the viability of your information system. Progent's security consultants are certified to provide help for environments based on Microsoft, Linux, macOS and OS X, Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide array of services encompasses firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, protected network infrastructure, and business continuity planning. Progent's technical support team has earned the world's top security accreditations including CISM and ISSAP.
Progent provides online security help on a by-the-minute basis with no minimum minutes and without additional charges for setup or off-hour support. By billing per minute and by providing world-class expertise, Progent's billing policy keeps expenses low and avoids scenarios where quick fixes result in major expenses.
Our Network Has Been Hacked: What Are We Supposed to Do?
If your network is now faced with a security emergency, visit Progent's Emergency Remote Computer Help to learn how to get immediate help. Progent maintains a team of certified cybersecurity specialists who can provide remote and on-premises support that includes threat containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your cybersecurity defense to protect against future exploits.
For companies that have prepared beforehand for a security breech, the step-by-step incident response model promoted by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's preferred method of reacting to a serious security penetration.
Overview of Progent's Security Expertise
Managing network security and preparation for recovering vital data and systems after a security breach requires an on-going program involving a variety of tools and procedures. Progent's certified professionals can assist your business at whatever level in your efforts to guard your information network, from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security program. Important technologies covered by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Prevention, Data Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Protection from E-mail-Borne Spam and Viruses.
Planning and Building Protected Networks
Every business should have a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both proactive and reactive elements. The proactive strategy is a collection of steps that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan specifies procedures to assist IT personnel to inventory the damage resulting from an attack, repair the damage, record the event, and revive network functions as soon as feasible. Progent can show you how to incorporate security into your business operations. Progent can set up scanning utilities, define and execute a safe network infrastructure, and propose processes and policies that will enhance the safety of your network. Progent's security professionals are ready to help you to configure a firewall, design protected offsite access to e-mail and data, and install an efficient virtual private network (VPN).
If your company is looking for an economical option for jobbing out your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Services include non-stop online system monitoring and immediate response to emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to plan, implement, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud resources and that are compliant with government data 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 enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)
System Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent offers skill in restoring systems and computers that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have ceased to function following a security breakdown. Progent can help evaluate the losses caused by the assault, return your company to normal business operations, and recover data compromised as a result of the event. Progent's certified engineers can also oversee a comprehensive forensic analysis by going over event logs and using a variety of proven forensics techniques. Progent's background with security consulting reduces your downtime and allows Progent to suggest efficient strategies to prevent or mitigate future assaults.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight family of network management outsourcing services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance and compliance. Managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates next generation behavior-based machine learning tools to guard endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape traditional signature-matching AV tools. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and offers a single platform to automate the entire threat progression including blocking, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Top features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer security for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies incorporated within one agent managed from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your company's unique requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry data protection regulations. Progent will assist you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that call for urgent action. Progent can also assist your company to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and allows fast recovery of critical files, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images/, as well as Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide world-class expertise to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can assist you to restore your business-critical data. Read more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the infrastructure of top data security companies to provide web-based control and comprehensive protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device provides a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays inside your security perimeter. For more details, see ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
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 critical servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hosting solution without requiring a time-consuming and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting service. Find out more details 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 allows you to capture, maintain, retrieve and safeguard data related to your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save as much as half of time thrown away looking for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for holding and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT information. Whether you’re making enhancements, performing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you require when you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's security engineers offer world-class expertise in vital facets of IT security such as:
Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent provides expertise with information risk auditing software like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for performing a set of automatic system tests to reveal potential security holes. Progent has broad skills with scanning utilities and can help you to understand audit results and respond appropriately. Progent's security engineers also provide web software validation and can perform thorough evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with major worldwide security specifications such as HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. Also, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless security including stationary wireless appliances plus mobile handsets. Learn additional information about Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing.
Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can deliver world-class technical services for Cisco's entire family of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, protected broadband and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst switches. Find out additional information about Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Support.
Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Technologies
Unannounced Penetration Checking Consulting
In addition to being expert in a wide array of protection solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers organizations of all sizes top-level support for products from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network vendors. Progent's consultants can provide:
Unannounced penetration testing is a valuable method for allowing companies to understand how exposed their information systems are to potential threats by showing how thoroughly network protection procedures and mechanisms stand up against planned but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by seasoned security specialists utilizing the latest intrusion methods. Learn the details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the core skills and worldwide standards of performance that information security managers are required to achieve. CISM provides business management the confidence that those who have been awarded their accreditation possess the experience and knowledge to provide effective security administration and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM support professional to assist your enterprise in key security disciplines such as information security governance, vulnerability assessment, information security program management, and incident handling support.
Read more information about Progent's CISM Security Support Assistance.
CISSP Security Support Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are cybersecurity specialists who have been awarded CISSP status as a result of demonstrated experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification recognizes mastery of a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered under CISSP include cybersecurity administration practices, security architecture and models, access permission methodology, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, cryptography, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.
Read more information about Progent's CISSP Support Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP qualified cybersecurity consultants are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP accreditation after thorough examination and significant experience. field experience with information security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access management systems and methodologies, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security consultants can help your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.
Find out additional details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Qualified Cybersecurity Engineering Experts
Network Security consultants who have earned 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 cybersecurity analyst. Progent offers the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security consultant to help your organization to utilize current system security engineering principles and processes in system development, review system security designs according to security engineering leading practices, produce viable system designs that include compliant security mechanisms for all key system functions, develop effective design strategies to deliver protection for operations, perform in-depth risk analysis, and propose practical cybersecurity models that balance your operational goals with your organization's risk tolerance.
Find out the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.
CISA Security Auditor Consulting Expertise
The CISA credential is a recognized qualification that represents expertise in IS security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation has candidates pass a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the services of a CISA-certified security professional able to help businesses in the fields of IS audit services, IT enforcement, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, IT service delivery, protecting data assets, and business continuity planning.
Get more information about Progent's CISA Professional Services.
CRISC IT Risk Management Experts
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's ability to plan, deploy, and maintain information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to create and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery plan based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk mitigation expertise is a good fit the services available from Progent's CISA-qualified security engineers for impartially auditing your IS control mechanisms and with the expertise of Progent's CISM experts for defining company-wide security policies.
Read additional information concerning Progent's CRISC Network Risk Mitigation Expertise.
GIAC Support Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security professionals. GIAC's mission is to assure that an accredited security consultant has the skills appropriate to deliver support in vital areas of network, information, and software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and government organizations all over the world including U.S. National Security Agency. Progent offers the expertise of certified security engineers for all of the network security disciplines addressed under GIAC accreditation programs including auditing IT infrastructure, security incident response, traffic analysis, web services security, and SIEM solutions.
Learn additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.
Depend on Progent for Computer Security Consulting Services
If your organization is located in Birmingham or anywhere in Alabama and you want cybersecurity consulting expertise, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.