For immediate remote help with data security problems, businesses in Boston Massachusetts can find world-class troubleshooting by contacting Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online support staff is ready to offer effective and economical assistance with security crises that are impacting the viability of your network. Progent's accredited engineers are certified to provide help for environments based on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's broad range of consulting services encompasses firewall expertise, email filtering and encryption, secure network architecture, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's support staff has been awarded the industry's top security certifications including CISM and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Progent offers remote security assistance on a per-minute model with no minimum minutes and without extra fees for sign-up or off-hour service. By charging by the minute and by delivering world-class support, Progent's pricing policy keeps expenses under control and eliminates scenarios where quick solutions turn into big bills.
Our System Has Been Attacked: What Do We Do Now?
In case you are currently faced with a security emergency, go to Progent's Urgent Online Network Help to learn how to receive immediate help. Progent has a pool of certified cybersecurity experts who offer online and on-premises support that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and hardening of your security posture to guard against future exploits.
For organizations who have prepared beforehand for being hacked, the step-by-step post-attack response procedure promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's recommended method of responding to a major security penetration.
Overview of Security Expertise
Coordinating network protection plus preparation for restoring critical data and systems following a security breach demands an on-going program involving a variety of technologies and processes. Progent's security professionals can support your business at whatever level in your efforts to safeguard your IT network, from security evaluation to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Important areas covered by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Implementation, Information Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Borne Attacks.
Planning and Implementing Secure Networks
Every business should have a carefully considered security plan that incorporates both preventive and responsive activity. The proactive plan is a set of steps that helps to reduce security gaps. The reactive strategy defines procedures to assist IT personnel to assess the losses resulting from an attack, repair the damage, record the experience, and revive network functions as quickly as possible. Progent can show you how to incorporate security into your company processes. Progent can configure auditing software, create and implement a secure IT infrastructure, and recommend procedures and policies that will 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 connectivity to email and data, and install an efficient virtual private network.
If your company is looking for an economical option for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services feature continual remote server monitoring and quick resolution of problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to design, deploy, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate local and cloud hosted resources and that are compliant with government and industry data security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Microsoft 365 integration with on-premises installations of Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform integration consulting.)
Data Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent provides skill in restoring networks and servers that have been compromised, are suspect, or have stopped working following a security penetration. Progent can help assess the losses caused by the attack, return your company to normal functions, and recover data compromised as a result of the event. Progent's security specialists can also manage a comprehensive forensic analysis by examining activity logs and using other proven forensics tools. Progent's background with security consulting reduces your business disruption and permits Progent to recommend efficient strategies to prevent or contain new attacks.
Ransomware Removal and Recovery Services
Progent offers the help of seasoned ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to reconstruct a network compromised by a ransomware cryptoworm like Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or Locky. To learn more, see ransomware cleanup and restoration expertise.
Work-from-Home (WFH) Cybersecurity Solutions
At-home staff members commonly utilize their own computers and often operate in a unsecured physical space. This increases their vulnerability to cyber attacks and calls for careful deployment of corporate firewalls, AV tools, MFA-based identity verification, remote endpoint monitoring, extensive end-user training, and the development of policies based on leading practices. Progent's seasoned group of at-home workforce solutions experts can help you to design, configure and maintain an effective security solution that protects vital information assets in networks that include an at-home workforce.
Patch Management Services
Progent's support services for patch management provide organizations of all sizes a versatile and affordable solution for evaluating, testing, scheduling, applying, and tracking updates to your dynamic information network. Besides maximizing the security and reliability of your IT environment, Progent's patch management services free up time for your IT staff to focus on line-of-business initiatives and activities that derive the highest business value from your information network. Learn more about Progent's software/firmware update management services.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight family of outsourced network management services is designed 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 is an endpoint protection service that incorporates SentinelOne's cutting edge behavior-based analysis tools to defend endpoint devices and physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily evade traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to manage the complete malware attack progression including filtering, identification, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Progent is a SentinelOne Partner. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense powered by SentinelOne technology.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, endpoint control, and web filtering through leading-edge tools packaged within one agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's unique needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security regulations. Progent will help 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 attention. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and test a backup and restore system such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup
Progent has worked with leading backup/restore product companies to create ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS), a portfolio of subscription-based offerings that deliver backup-as-a-service (BaaS). All ProSight DPS services automate and monitor your data backup processes and allow transparent backup and rapid recovery of critical files, applications, images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machines. ProSight DPS lets you protect against data loss caused by hardware breakdown, natural calamities, fire, malware such as ransomware, user error, malicious employees, or application glitches. Managed services in the ProSight DPS portfolio include ProSight Ataro VM Backup, ProSight Ataro Office 365 Total Backup, ProSight DPS ECHO Backup using Barracuda purpose-built storage, and ProSight DPS MSP360 Cloud and On-prem Backup. Your Progent expert can assist you to identify which of these fully managed backup services are best suited for your IT environment.
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 leading data security vendors to deliver centralized management and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more information, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Duo MFA: Two-factor Authentication (2FA) Services
Progent's Duo MFA services utilize Cisco's Duo cloud technology to protect against stolen passwords through the use of two-factor authentication (2FA). Duo supports one-tap identity verification with Apple iOS, Android, and other out-of-band devices. Using Duo 2FA, whenever you log into a protected online account and enter your password you are requested to confirm who you are on a device that only you possess and that uses a different network channel. A broad range of devices can be used for this added form of ID validation such as an iPhone or Android or watch, a hardware/software token, a landline telephone, etc. You can designate multiple verification devices. For details about Duo identity validation services, visit Cisco Duo MFA two-factor authentication (2FA) services for remote workers.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and managed by Progent's network support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hosting environment without requiring a lengthy and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting provider. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to create, maintain, retrieve and safeguard data related to your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSLs or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time thrown away looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure such as recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether youï¿½re planning improvements, performing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you need the instant you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's security consultants offer unique support in vital areas of computer security including:
Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing
Progent offers experience with security auditing software like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for performing a variety of comprehensive system tests to identify possible security holes. Progent has broad experience with these utilities and can help you to analyze audit results and react appropriately. Progent's certified security consultants also can perform web software validation and can conduct expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to assess your company's compliance with major global security standards including FISMA, NIST, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless security covering in-place wireless equipment plus mobile handsets. Find out additional details concerning Progent's Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.
Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can deliver in-depth technical support for Cisco's complete family of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), protected high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst family switches. Find out the details about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Expertise.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Unannounced Penetration Testing Consulting
In addition to being expert in a broad array of network security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide businesses of any size advanced consulting for security products from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network suppliers. Progent's engineers offer:
Unannounced penetration testing is a valuable method for allowing organizations to find out how susceptible their IT environments are to real-world threats by testing how effectively corporate security policies and mechanisms stand up to planned but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by veteran security specialists using advanced intrusion methods. Get the details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Expertise
CISM identifies the fundamental skills and worldwide standards of service that computer security professionals are expected to master. It offers executive management the confidence that consultants who have earned their certification have the experience and knowledge to offer efficient security administration and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM-certified expert to assist your enterprise in critical security areas including information protection governance, risk assessment, information protection program control, and crisis response management.
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CISSP Security Support Expertise
Progent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP certification through verified experience, rigorous study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification indicates expertise in an international standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included within CISSP include cybersecurity management procedures, security design and models, access permission systems, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
Learn the details about Progent's CISSP Consulting Services.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP Premier cybersecurity experts have been awarded ISSAP status after rigorous testing and extensive experience. field experience with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants have acquired in-depth knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can assist your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.
Learn more details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected System Infrastructure Consulting Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Premier Cybersecurity Engineering Experts
Cybersecurity 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 can provide the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security expert to assist your organization to follow modern system security engineering principles and techniques in system development, evaluate system security designs according to cybersecurity engineering leading practices, produce viable system designs that include compliant cybersecurity features for all critical system functions, develop effective configuration strategies to provide operational security, perform in-depth risk analysis, and propose realistic cybersecurity models that balance your operational requirements with your company's tolerance for risk.
Learn more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a prestigious qualification that represents expertise in network security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has consultants undergo a comprehensive examination overseen by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-Certified security audit consultant trained to assist businesses in the areas of information systems audit process, information technology enforcement, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology support, safeguarding information assets, and disaster recovery preparedness.
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CRISC Risk Management Specialists
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's skills to design, deploy, and support information system control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's risk mitigation services are a good fit the support available from Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for objectively auditing your IT management design and with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for implementing company-wide security policies.
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Global Information Assurance Certification Professional Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of network security experts. GIAC's mission is to assure that an accredited professional has the knowledge needed to deliver support in vital areas of system, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including U.S. NSA. Progent offers the assistance of certified consultants for any of the security services covered under GIAC certification topics including auditing security systems, security incident response, traffic analysis, web services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Find out additional details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.
Get in Touch with Progent for Computer Security Consulting Services
If your business is situated in Boston Massachusetts and you need network security consulting expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
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