To get immediate online assistance with computer security issues, businesses in Birmingham Alabama have access to world-class expertise from Progent's security professionals. Progent's online support consultants are available to offer efficient and economical help with security problems that are impacting the productivity of your network. Progent's accredited consultants are certified to support systems based on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad selection of services addresses firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, secure system architecture, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's support staff has earned the world's top security accreditations including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).
Progent offers remote security support on a per-minute model with no minimum minutes and no extra charges for setup or off-hour support. By charging per minute and by providing top-level support, Progent's pricing policy keeps expenses low and eliminates situations where simple fixes entail major expenses.
We've Been Hacked: What Should We Do Now?
In case you are currently faced with a network security emergency, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Network Help to find out how to receive immediate assistance. Progent has a pool of certified network security specialists who offer remote and onsite support that includes threat containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and hardening of your security defense to protect against future attacks.
For organizations that have planned beforehand for an attack, the formal post-attack response model outlined by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's approved method of reacting to a major security attack.
Overview of Progent's Security Expertise
Managing data protection as well as planning for restoring critical data and systems after a security breach demands a continual process that entails a variety of technologies and processes. Progent's security professionals can support your business at all levels in your attempt to secure your information network, ranging from security assessments to creating a complete security strategy. Key technologies supported by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Prevention, Information Recovery and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from E-mail-Based Spam and Viruses.
Planning and Building Secure Environments
Every organization ought to develop a thoroughly thought out security plan that includes both proactive and responsive elements. The pre-attack strategy is a set of steps that helps to reduce security gaps. The reactive strategy specifies activities to help security personnel to assess the losses caused by a breach, repair the damage, record the event, and restore network functions as soon as possible. Progent can advise you how to design protection into your company operations. Progent can install auditing software, define and execute a secure IT infrastructure, and recommend processes and policies to enhance the safety of your information system. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, deploy protected online and mobile access to e-mail and data, and install an effective virtual private network.
If your company is looking for an affordable option for jobbing out your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Packages include continual online system monitoring and immediate response to emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to plan, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include physical and cloud-based resources and that comply with government and industry data security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) planning and integration consulting.)
System Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent offers skill in recovering systems and servers that have been hacked, are in question, or have ceased to function following a security attack. Progent can show you how to determine the damage caused by the assault, restore normal business operations, and recover data compromised owing to the breach. Progent's certified engineers can also manage a thorough failure analysis by going over activity logs and utilizing a variety of proven assessment tools. Progent's experience with security issues reduces your downtime and allows Progent to recommend effective strategies to prevent or mitigate new assaults.
Ransomware Removal and Restoration Consulting
Progent offers the services of experienced ransomware recovery consultants with the skills to rebuild an environment damaged by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or MongoLock. For more information, visit ransomware removal and restoration services.
Software/Firmware Update Management Services
Progent's support services for patch management offer organizations of any size a versatile and cost-effective alternative for evaluating, validating, scheduling, implementing, and documenting software and firmware updates to your dynamic IT system. In addition to maximizing the protection and reliability of your computer network, Progent's patch management services permit your in-house IT staff to focus on line-of-business initiatives and tasks that deliver the highest business value from your network. Read more about Progent's patch management services.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight line of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes next generation behavior machine learning technology to defend endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely evade traditional signature-based AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to automate the entire threat progression including protection, identification, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic system-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist your business to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's unique requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security standards. Progent will assist you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alarms that call for immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help you to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and enables rapid recovery of critical data, 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 protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery specialists can provide world-class support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPAA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can help you to restore your critical data. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that uses the technology of top information security companies to provide centralized management and world-class 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 appliance to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that stays within your corporate firewall. For more details, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host set up and managed by Progent's network support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hosting environment without a lengthy and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, update, find and protect information related to your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to half of time wasted trying to find critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for holding and sharing all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you need when you need it. Learn more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's certified security engineers can provide world-class support in vital areas of IT protection including:
Security Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with information risk evaluation software like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for conducting a variety of comprehensive network tests to reveal possible security holes. Progent has extensive experience with these and similar utilities and can help you to understand audit results and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also provide web application validation and can conduct expert evaluation of corporate-wide security to assess your company's compliance with key worldwide security standards including FISMA, PCI, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless protection covering stationary wireless appliances plus mobile devices. Read the details about Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Network 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 CCNP experts can provide world-class consulting support for Cisco's complete range of protection and VPN technologies such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure high-speed and integrated services routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Get more information concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Expertise.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
Unannounced Intrusion Testing Services
As well as being expert in a broad array of protection technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers organizations of all sizes top-level engineering services for products from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:
Unannounced penetration checking is a valuable method for allowing companies to determine how exposed their information systems are to real-world threats by testing how thoroughly network protection processes and mechanisms hold up to authorized but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security engineers using the latest intrusion methods. Get additional information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) defines the basic competencies and worldwide benchmarks of service that information security professionals are expected to achieve. It provides business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their accreditation possess the background and knowledge to provide efficient security management and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM expert to help your enterprise in critical security areas including information security governance, vulnerability assessment, data protection process management, and crisis handling support.
Read more information about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Services.
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Expertise
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP certification through demonstrated experience, rigorous study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of an international standard for information security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential official recognition in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included under CISSP include security administration procedures, security architecture and test systems, access permission systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.
Read additional information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure Network Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Certified cybersecurity experts are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP status after thorough examination and substantial hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP consultants have in-depth knowledge of access control systems and methodologies, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.
Get more details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected IT Architecture Engineering Services.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Experts
Cybersecurity consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated 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 cybersecurity analyst. Progent can provide the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security consultant to assist your organization to utilize current system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review and evaluate system security designs based on security engineering leading practices, produce cohesive system designs that include compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all critical system functions, define effective design strategies to deliver operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend practical security models that balance your operational requirements with your organization's tolerance for risk.
Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting Services.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is an important achievement that indicates expertise in information system security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo an exhaustive test administered by the ISACA professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-Certified security professional able to assist companies in the areas of IS audit services, information technology enforcement, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, information technology support, safeguarding information assets, and disaster recovery planning.
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CRISC-certified Network Risk Management Experts
The CRISC program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's skills to design, implement, and support IS control mechanisms to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to develop and execute a workplace continuity strategy that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management expertise is a good fit the support available from Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for objectively evaluating your IT management design and with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for implementing company-wide security policies.
Get more information about Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Services.
Global Information Assurance Certification Professional Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the skill of network security engineers. GIAC's mission is to make sure that an accredited professional has the skills appropriate to provide services in important categories of network, information, and application security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions throughout the world including United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the assistance of GIAC certified professionals for any of the security services addressed within GIAC certification topics including auditing networks, security incident response, intrusion detection, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
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Contact Progent for Computer Security Consulting Services
If your business is situated in Birmingham Alabama and you need computer security consulting expertise, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.
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