For fast online assistance with network security problems, companies in Boston Massachusetts have access to expert troubleshooting by contacting Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online service consultants are ready to offer efficient and economical assistance with security issues that threaten the viability of your IT network. Progent's accredited consultants are premier to provide help for systems powered by Microsoft, Linux, macOS and OS X, and major versions of UNIX. Progent can deliver expert guidance for critical cybersecurity and recovery solutions including AI-based EDR (End Point Protection and Response), Managed Detection and Response, complete system restoration validation and testing, immutable backup, and off-site backup. Progent's broad range of services covers firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, secure network design, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support staff has earned the world's most advanced security accreditations including Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional.
Progent offers remote security support services on a by-the-minute basis with no minimum times and without extra charges for setup or off-hour support. By charging per minute and by providing top-level support, Progent's billing policy keeps costs low and eliminates situations where quick solutions turn into big bills.
Ransomware Hot Line: 800-462-8800
Ransomware requires time to work its way across a target network. For this reason, ransomware attacks are typically launched on weekends and late at night, when IT staff may take longer to become aware of a break-in and are least able to organize a quick and forceful defense. The more lateral progress ransomware can make inside a victim's system, the more time it will require to recover core operations and damaged files and the more information can be exfiltrated to the dark web. Progent's Ransomware Hot Line is designed to assist organizations to take the urgent first phase in mitigating a ransomware attack by putting out the fire. Progent's online ransomware experts can assist you to locate and isolate breached servers and endpoints and guard undamaged assets from being compromised. If your system has been breached by any strain of ransomware, act fast. Get help quickly by calling Progent's Ransomware Hot Line at 800-462-8800.
Our Network Has Been Hacked: What Can We Do?
If your network is now faced with a network security crisis other than ransomware, go to Progent's Urgent Online Network Help to see how to get immediate assistance. Progent maintains a team of certified cybersecurity specialists who can provide remote and onsite support that includes threat containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and hardening of your security profile to guard against future exploits.
For companies who have planned carefully for an attack, the formal post-attack handling model outlined by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's approved method of reacting to a major security attack.
Overview of Security Support Services
Coordinating data protection as well as preparedness for recovering vital data and systems after an attack demands a continual program involving a variety of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security consultants can assist your business at whatever level in your efforts to safeguard your IT system, ranging from security audits to creating a comprehensive security program. Some areas supported by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Implementation, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Borne Attacks.
Planning and Implementing Protected Environments
Any company ought to have a carefully considered security plan that includes both preventive and reactive elements. The proactive strategy is a set of precautions that works to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy specifies procedures to assist security staff to evaluate the damage caused by an attack, repair the damage, document the experience, and revive network functions as quickly as possible. Progent can show you how to incorporate security into your business processes. Progent can configure scanning software, create and execute a safe network infrastructure, and recommend processes and policies to enhance the safety of your network. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to set up a firewall, design safe offsite connectivity to e-mail and data, and configure an efficient virtual private network (VPN).
If you are interested in an affordable option for jobbing out your network security administration, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Options include continual online server monitoring and fast response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to plan, deploy, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate local and cloud-based infrastructure and that comply with government security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Microsoft 365 integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform integration expertise.)
System Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent offers skill in recovering networks and servers that have been compromised, are in question, or have stopped working following a security attack. Progent can show you how to determine the losses resulting from the assault, restore normal business operations, and retrieve information compromised as a result of the event. Progent's security specialists can also perform a thorough forensic evaluation by going over event logs and using other advanced assessment techniques. Progent's experience with security problems minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to propose efficient strategies to avoid or mitigate future attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Recovery Consulting
Progent offers the help of proven ransomware recovery experts with the skills to rebuild an IT network damaged by a ransomware cryptoworm such as Ryuk, WannaCry, Hermes, or MongoLock. To learn more, see ransomware cleanup and recovery services.
Work-from-Home Cybersecurity Solutions
Work-from-Home employees commonly use their personal devices and often work in a poorly secured physical environment. This increases their susceptibility to malware attacks and requires judicious deployment of firewalls, AV tools, multi-factor authentication, remote monitoring, thorough end-user training, and the development of security policies based on leading practices. Progent's veteran team of Work-from-home solutions experts can help you to design, deploy and maintain an effective security solution that protects vital IT assets in environments that incorporate an at-home workforce.
Software/Firmware Update Management Services
Progent's managed services for software and firmware patch management offer businesses of all sizes a flexible and affordable alternative for evaluating, validating, scheduling, applying, and documenting updates to your dynamic information network. Besides optimizing the protection and reliability of your IT network, Progent's software/firmware update management services permit your in-house IT team to concentrate on line-of-business projects and activities that derive maximum business value from your network. Read more about Progent's patch management services.
Extended Detection and Response Powered by SentinelOne
SentinelOne's Singularity product line is a subscription-based, cloud-centric cyberthreat management stack that includes computer learning software and professional services to provide comprehensive endpoint detection and response (Singularity EDR) and extended detection and response (Singularity XDR). SentinelOne's compact software agents can be installed in a few minutes to guard endpoints against increasingly sophisticated assaults including ransomware, familiar and new malware, trojan viruses, hacking tools, RAM exploits, malicious scripts, invasive macros, and living-off-the-land abuse. Progent is a SentinelOne Partner and reseller and oversees thousands of endpoints protected by SentinelOne Singularity technology. SentinelOne Singularity is always the first endpoint response software activated by Progent to provide control and visibility of a client's network at the outset of a ransomware recovery. For additional information, see Progent's SentinelOne-powered Extended Detection and Response (XDR) expertise.
Consulting Services for Horizon3.ai's NodeZero PEN Testing Products
NodeZero from Horizon3.ai is a leading-edge penetration test (pentest) product family that can deliver continuous, simultaneous, automated testing of your internal and perimeter network so you can uncover, prioritize, remediate, and confirm security vulnerabilities before malicious hackers can exploit them. Progent offers the expertise of a NodeZero Certified Operator who can help you to deploy NodeZero to perform comprehensive penetration tests of your perimeter and your internal network so you can determine your current security profile. Progent can also assist you to harden your existing network security and can help you to plan and deploy a cohesive cybersecurity strategy that simplifies management and delivers optimum protection for on-prem, multi-cloud, and perimeter IT resources. To find out more information about Progent's threat assessment services powered by on NodeZero's pentest products, see Consulting Support for NodeZero's Penetration Test Products.
Stealth Penetration (PEN) Security Assessment Services
Stealth penetration checking is an important component of any overall IT system security strategy. Progent's security experts can perform thorough intrusion tests without the knowledge of your organization's in-house network support resources. Stealth penetration checking uncovers whether current security defense tools such as intrusion incident alerts and event log monitoring are correctly configured and actively monitored. Progent can provide ongoing autonomous PEN testing to define your internal and external attack surface and to identify ways that vulnerabilities, unsafe configurations, harvested credentials, skipped patches, and dangerous product defaults can be combined by hackers into the multi-front attacks typical of the latest variants of ransomware. Learn more about Progent's Stealth Penetration Intrusion Testing Experts.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight line 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. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes SentinelOne's next generation behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoint devices and servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely evade legacy signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to automate the complete malware attack progression including filtering, identification, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key features include one-click rollback using Windows VSS and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Progent is a certified SentinelOne Partner. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense based on SentinelOne technology.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help you to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's unique requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry data protection regulations. Progent will help you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that require urgent attention. Progent's consultants can also assist you to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup
Progent has worked with leading backup product vendors to create ProSight Data Protection Services, a selection of management offerings that provide backup-as-a-service (BaaS). All ProSight DPS services manage and track your data backup operations and enable transparent backup and rapid recovery of important files/folders, apps, images, and VMs. ProSight DPS lets you avoid data loss caused by hardware failures, natural calamities, fire, cyber attacks like ransomware, human error, ill-intentioned employees, or software glitches. Managed services available in the ProSight Data Protection product line include ProSight Altaro VM Backup with immutable cloud storage, ProSight 365 Backup (formerly Altaro Office 365 Backup), ProSight DPS ECHO Backup using Barracuda dedicated storage, and ProSight DPS MSP360 Hybrid Backup. Your Progent consultant can assist you to identify which of these fully managed backup services are most appropriate for your IT environment.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of top data security vendors to deliver centralized control and world-class protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps most unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Duo MFA: Two-factor Authentication (2FA) Solutions
Progent's Duo authentication service plans incorporate Cisco's Duo cloud technology to protect against stolen passwords through the use of two-factor authentication (2FA). Duo enables single-tap identity confirmation with Apple iOS, Google Android, and other personal devices. With 2FA, when you sign into a protected online account and give your password you are requested to confirm who you are via a unit that only you have and that is accessed using a different ("out-of-band") network channel. A wide selection of devices can be utilized as this added means of ID validation including an iPhone or Android or watch, a hardware/software token, a landline phone, etc. You can designate multiple verification devices. For details about ProSight Duo identity validation services, refer to Duo MFA two-factor authentication 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 applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported easily to a different hardware environment without a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, maintain, find and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can save as much as half of time spent searching for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your business network like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether you're planning improvements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you need when you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's certified consultants can provide unique support in vital areas of network protection including:
Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent offers experience with information risk auditing software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a variety of comprehensive network tests to reveal potential security gaps. Progent has extensive experience with testing utilities and can help your company to understand audit reports and react efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also offer web application validation and can conduct expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your company's compliance with important global security specifications such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection covering in-place wireless equipment plus mobile devices. Find out more details concerning Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Support
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can deliver in-depth technical services for Cisco's complete range of protection and VPN solutions such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points, Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst switches. Read more information concerning Cisco Protection, VPN and Aironet Wireless Help.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Technologies
Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Expertise
In addition to being expert in a wide range of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers companies of any size top-level consulting for security products from other major firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:
CISM identifies the basic skills and worldwide standards of service that IT security professionals are required to achieve. It offers executive management the assurance that those who have earned their certification have the experience and skill to offer efficient security administration and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM-certified expert to assist your enterprise in key security disciplines including information protection governance, vulnerability management, information security program management, and crisis handling management.
Learn more details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Services.
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP experts are cybersecurity specialists who have earned CISSP status as a result of verified professional work, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise included under CISSP include cybersecurity management procedures, security architecture and test systems, access permission systems, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
Find out additional details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Consultants for Secure Network Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Certified cybersecurity experts are specialists who have earned ISSAP accreditation following rigorous examination and extensive experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP security experts have in-depth knowledge of access management systems and methodologies, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-premier security consultants can help your business with all aspects of architecture security.
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CISSP-ISSEP Premier 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 services expected of a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior security analyst. Progent offers the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security consultant to help your enterprise to follow modern system security engineering principles and processes in system development, evaluate system security designs according to cybersecurity engineering leading practices, produce viable system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all key system functions, define effective design strategies to provide protection for operations, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend realistic cybersecurity models that balance your operational requirements with your organization's risk tolerance.
Learn the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting Services.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Services
The CISA credential is an important qualification that signifies expertise in information system security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo an exhaustive examination overseen by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Premier security consultant able to help companies in the fields of IS audit services, IT enforcement, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, IT support, safeguarding data resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.
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CRISC IT Risk Management Consultants
The CRISC program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's skills to plan, implement, and support information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to create and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management expertise is a good fit the services provided by Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for impartially evaluating your IT management design and with the services of Progent's CISM-certified consultants for implementing security policies and procedures.
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GIAC Support Expertise
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security engineers. GIAC's goal is to verify that a certified professional possesses the knowledge appropriate to deliver services in key areas of network, data, and program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations all over the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the support of certified professionals for any of the network security disciplines covered within GIAC certification topics such as assessing perimeters, security incident response, intrusion detection, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Find out additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.
Get in Touch with Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your business is situated in Boston Massachusetts and you want cybersecurity help, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
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