For fast online help with network security issues, companies in Birmingham Alabama can find world-class troubleshooting from Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's remote support staff is available to offer effective and low-cost help with security emergencies that are impacting the viability of your IT network. Progent's security engineers are certified to support environments based on Microsoft, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's wide array of consulting services encompasses firewall expertise, email filtering and encryption, secure network architecture, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's support staff has earned the world's most advanced security certifications including CISA and CISSP.
Progent provides remote security assistance on a by-the-minute model with no minimum minutes and no additional fees for setup or off-hour service. By charging per minute and by providing world-class expertise, Progent's billing structure keeps costs under control and avoids scenarios where simple fixes entail big charges.
We've Been Hacked: What Do We Do Now?
If your network is now fighting a network security crisis, go to Progent's Emergency Remote Network Support to see how to get immediate aid. Progent maintains a team of certified network security experts who can provide remote and onsite support that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your cybersecurity posture to protect against future exploits.
For businesses that have prepared in advance for an attack, the formal incident response procedure outlined by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's recommended method of reacting to a serious security incident.
Introduction to Security Expertise
Managing computer protection and staying ready for restoring vital data and functions following an attack demands a continual program that entails a variety of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security experts can support your business at all levels in your efforts to secure your IT network, from security evaluation to designing a complete security program. Key technologies covered by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Prevention, Data Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Filtering of E-mail-Based Attacks.
Designing and Building Protected Environments
Every business should have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both preventive and responsive steps. The pre-attack plan is a collection of precautions that helps to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan defines procedures to assist security personnel to evaluate the losses caused by an attack, repair the damage, record the experience, and revive network activity as soon as possible. Progent can advise you how to design protection into your company operations. Progent can configure scanning utilities, define and implement a secure IT architecture, and recommend processes and policies to optimize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, deploy secure remote access to email and information, and install an effective VPN.
If you are interested in an affordable option for outsourcing your network security administration, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services feature continual remote server tracking and quick resolution of emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to plan, deploy, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate local and cloud resources and that comply with government security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Microsoft 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud integration expertise.)
Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent has skill in recovering networks and servers that have been compromised, are suspect, or have ceased to function following a security breach. Progent can help assess the losses caused by the assault, return your company to ordinary functions, and retrieve information compromised as a result of the attack. Progent's certified engineers can also oversee a comprehensive failure evaluation by examining activity logs and using other proven assessment tools. Progent's background with security problems reduces your off-air time and permits Progent to suggest efficient ways to avoid or mitigate new attacks.
Ransomware Removal and Restoration Consulting
Progent can provide the services of seasoned ransomware recovery consultants with the knowledge to reconstruct an environment that has suffered an attack by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or MongoLock. For more information, see ransomware removal and restoration services.
Work-from-Home Security Consulting
At-home workers commonly utilize their own computing devices and usually work in a poorly secured physical environment. This increases their vulnerability to malware threats and calls for judicious deployment of firewalls, anti-malware tools, MFA-based identity verification, remote endpoint monitoring, intensive end-user training, and the development of policies based on best practices. Progent's veteran roster of at-home workforce support experts can help your business to plan, deploy and manage an effective security solution that guards vital information assets in networks that include telecommuters.
Software/Firmware Update Management Services
Progent's support services for patch management provide organizations of any size a versatile and cost-effective alternative for evaluating, testing, scheduling, implementing, and tracking software and firmware updates to your dynamic IT system. Besides maximizing the protection and functionality of your computer network, Progent's software/firmware update management services allow your in-house IT team to focus on more strategic projects and tasks that deliver maximum business value from your network. Read more about Progent's patch management services.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight portfolio of network management outsourcing 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: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes SentinelOne's cutting edge behavior machine learning technology to guard endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which easily escape traditional signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to automate the complete threat lifecycle including filtering, detection, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Progent is a certified SentinelOne Partner. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery powered by SentinelOne technology.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, device management, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within a single agent accessible from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to design and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's specific needs and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information protection standards. Progent will assist you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that call for urgent action. Progent's consultants can also help you to set up and test a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover quickly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
Progent has partnered with advanced backup product vendors to produce ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS), a selection of subscription-based offerings that provide backup-as-a-service. All ProSight DPS products automate and monitor your backup operations and enable transparent backup and fast recovery of important files/folders, applications, system images, and VMs. ProSight DPS helps you protect against data loss caused by hardware breakdown, natural calamities, fire, cyber attacks like ransomware, human error, malicious employees, or software bugs. 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 dedicated hardware, and ProSight DPS MSP360 Cloud and On-prem Backup. Your Progent service representative can assist you to identify which of these fully managed 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 service that uses the technology of top data security vendors to provide centralized management and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway device to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more details, visit Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Duo MFA: Two-factor Authentication Services
Progent's Duo MFA service plans incorporate Cisco's Duo cloud technology to protect against stolen passwords by using two-factor authentication. Duo enables one-tap identity confirmation on Apple iOS, Google Android, and other personal devices. With Duo 2FA, when you log into a secured application and give your password you are requested to confirm your identity via a unit that only you have and that is accessed using a separate network channel. A wide range of devices can be used for this second form of ID validation including a smartphone or watch, a hardware/software token, a landline telephone, etc. You may register several verification devices. For details about ProSight Duo identity validation services, go to Duo MFA two-factor authentication services for telecommuters.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and managed by Progent's network support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client retains ownership of the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hosting solution without a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into a single hosting provider. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, find and protect information about your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can save up to half of time wasted looking for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common 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 collecting and associating IT data. Whether you're planning enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the information you need as soon as you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's seasoned engineers offer world-class expertise in vital areas of computer security such as:
Information Risk Audits and Compliance Assessment
Progent provides expertise with security evaluation utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a variety of comprehensive system scans to uncover possible security holes. Progent has extensive experience with these and similar utilities and can assist you to analyze audit reports and react efficiently. Progent's security consultants also can perform web application testing and can conduct expert evaluation of corporate-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with major global security specifications including HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless protection covering in-place wireless equipment as well as mobile devices. Learn the details concerning Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver in-depth technical expertise for Cisco's entire range of protection and Virtual Private Network technologies such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, protected broadband and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Get additional information concerning Cisco Protection, VPN and Wireless Consulting.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Stealth Penetration Testing Consulting
In addition to being expert in a wide range of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of all sizes advanced engineering services for products from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:
Stealth intrusion checking is a valuable technique for helping businesses to determine how exposed their IT systems are to real-world attacks by testing how well network security policies and mechanisms hold up to planned but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by veteran security engineers using advanced intrusion methods. Learn the details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the basic skills and international benchmarks of service that IT security professionals are required to achieve. CISM offers executive management the assurance that those who have been awarded their CISM have the experience and skill to offer efficient security administration and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM support professional to assist your enterprise in vital security disciplines including information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, information protection process management, and crisis response management.
Learn more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Expertise.
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are cybersecurity specialists who have been awarded CISSP accreditation as a result of demonstrated experience, extensive study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise covered within CISSP include security administration practices, security architecture and test systems, access permission methodology, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.
Find out more information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Services.
CISSP-ISSAP Premier Consultants for Secure Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP Premier cybersecurity experts have earned ISSAP accreditation after thorough testing and extensive experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP security experts have comprehensive knowledge of access management mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-premier security consultants can assist your business with all phases of secure network architecture.
Get the details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure IT Infrastructure Engineering Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Consultants
Network Security consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated their ability to provide enterprises with the expertise expected of a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior security analyst. Progent offers the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity consultant to help your enterprise to follow modern system security engineering theory and techniques in system development, review system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering leading practices, produce cohesive system designs that include compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all key system functions, define effective design and configuration strategies to deliver operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend realistic cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational requirements with your organization's risk tolerance.
Learn more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor Support Services
The CISA accreditation is a globally recognized achievement that indicates expertise in network security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Premier security audit consultant trained to help businesses in the fields of information systems audit process, IT governance, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, IT support, safeguarding data assets, and business continuity preparedness.
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CRISC Network Risk Management Specialists
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's skills to design, deploy, and maintain IS controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to develop and carry out a business continuity strategy that follows leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for objectively assessing your IS control design and also with the services of Progent's CISM support professionals for defining company-wide security policies and procedures.
Find out additional information about Progent's CRISC Risk Mitigation Services.
GIAC Professional Expertise
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the skill of IT security experts. GIAC's mission is to make sure that a certified security consultant has the skills appropriate to deliver services in important categories of network, data, and software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and institutions around the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the help of GIAC certified professionals for any of the security services covered within GIAC certification programs including auditing IT infrastructure, incident handling, intrusion detection, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
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Depend on Progent for Computer Security Consulting Services
If your business is located in Birmingham Alabama and you're trying to find network security engineering help, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
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