For fast remote assistance with data security problems, companies in Boston, MA, have access to world-class troubleshooting from Progent's security engineers. Progent's remote support consultants are ready to provide fast and affordable assistance with security crises that threaten the productivity of your network. Progent's accredited security consultants are certified to provide help for systems powered by Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's broad array of services covers firewall expertise, email filtering and encryption, protected network design, and business continuity planning. Progent's support staff has been awarded the industry's most advanced security accreditations including GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) and Information System Security Architecture Professional.
Progent provides online security support on a by-the-minute basis with no minimum minutes and without extra charges for setup or off-hour service. By charging by the minute and by providing top-level help, Progent's pricing structure keeps expenses low and eliminates situations where quick solutions turn into major bills.
Our Network Has Been Hacked: What Can We Do Now?
If you are currently faced with a security emergency, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Computer Help to see how to get immediate assistance. Progent maintains a pool of veteran cybersecurity experts who offer remote and onsite support that includes threat containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and enhancement of your cybersecurity profile to guard against future exploits.
For businesses who have planned in advance for an attack, the formal incident response model outlined by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's preferred method of handling a major security incident.
Overview of Security Services
Managing network security and preparedness for restoring vital information and systems after an attack requires an on-going process involving a variety of tools and processes. Progent's certified security engineers can assist your organization at whatever level in your efforts to guard your information system, ranging from security audits to creating a complete security program. Some areas supported by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Prevention, Information Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Based Attacks.
Planning and Building Secure Networks
Any business ought to develop a carefully considered security strategy that includes both proactive and responsive activity. The pre-attack plan is a set of precautions that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive plan defines activities to assist security personnel to evaluate the losses caused by a breach, remediate the damage, document the event, and restore business activity as quickly as feasible. Progent can show you how to design protection into your company operations. Progent can set up scanning software, define and build a safe network infrastructure, and recommend procedures and policies to enhance the protection of your information system. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to set up a firewall, design protected offsite access to email and data, and install an efficient virtual private network.
If your company is looking for an affordable way for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Options feature automated remote server monitoring and immediate response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to design, implement, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud hosted resources and that comply with regulatory data security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)
Data Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent has expertise in restoring systems and devices that have been compromised, are quarantined, or have stopped working because of a security attack. Progent can show you how to assess the damage caused by the breach, restore normal functions, and recover data lost owing to the event. Progent's security specialists can also manage a thorough failure evaluation by examining event logs and utilizing other advanced forensics tools. Progent's background with security consulting reduces your off-air time and allows Progent to suggest efficient measures to avoid or mitigate new assaults.
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 businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates cutting edge 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 easily escape legacy signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to manage the entire malware attack lifecycle including blocking, infiltration detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key features include single-click rollback using Windows VSS and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver ultra-affordable in-depth security for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering through leading-edge tools incorporated within one agent managed from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's unique needs and that helps you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information protection standards. Progent will help you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that require urgent attention. Progent's consultants can also help your company to install and test a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business quickly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and enables rapid recovery of critical data, apps and VMs that have become lost or corrupted as a result of component breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images/, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide advanced support to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, when needed, can assist you to restore your business-critical data. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that uses the technology of leading information security companies to provide centralized management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a further level of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more information, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual machine host set up and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hardware solution without requiring a lengthy and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, maintain, find and safeguard data about your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about impending expirations of SSLs or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time thrown away looking for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your business network like recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether you’re making improvements, doing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require as soon as you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's seasoned consultants offer unique expertise in vital areas of computer protection such as:
Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing
Progent offers experience with security evaluation utilities like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for conducting a set of comprehensive system tests to reveal possible security gaps. Progent has extensive experience with these and similar utilities and can help you to understand audit reports and react appropriately. Progent's certified security engineers also can perform web software testing and can perform thorough evaluation of enterprise-wide security to assess your company's compliance with important industry security standards including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security covering stationary wireless appliances plus portable devices. Read additional information about Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wireless Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco CCNP experts can provide world-class consulting expertise for Cisco's complete range of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies including PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), protected broadband and integrated services routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Read additional details concerning Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Expertise.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
Unannounced Intrusion Testing Consulting
In addition to supporting a wide range of security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide businesses of any size advanced consulting for security products from other popular firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:
Unannounced intrusion testing is a valuable method for helping companies to understand how vulnerable their networks are to serious threats by testing how effectively corporate protection policies and technologies hold up against authorized but unannounced penetration efforts launched by veteran security engineers using advanced intrusion techniques. Learn additional information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the core competencies and worldwide benchmarks of service that IT security managers are required to achieve. It provides business management the assurance that those who have earned their accreditation have the experience and skill to provide efficient security administration and consulting services. Progent can offer a CISM-certified consultant to assist your organization in vital security disciplines including data security governance, risk assessment, information security program management, and crisis response support.
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CISSP Security Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP consultants are cybersecurity engineers who have been awarded CISSP accreditation through demonstrated professional work, rigorous study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification recognizes mastery of a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential official recognition in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included under CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and test systems, access permission methodology, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
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CISSP-ISSAP Certified Consultants for Secure Network Architecture
Progent's ISSAP certified cybersecurity consultants are specialists who have earned ISSAP status after thorough testing and significant hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your company with all aspects of architecture security.
Learn additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected System Infrastructure Consulting 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 cybersecurity analyst. Progent can provide the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security consultant to help your enterprise to utilize modern system security engineering principles and processes in system development, review and evaluate system security designs based on security engineering best practices, produce viable system designs that include compliant cybersecurity features for all key system functions, develop efficient configuration strategies to deliver operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose realistic cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational goals with your company's tolerance for risk.
Find out the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting Services.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a recognized achievement that signifies mastery in information system security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo an extensive examination overseen by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-certified security consultant trained to assist businesses in the fields of information systems audit services, IT governance, systems and infrastructure planned useful life, information technology support, safeguarding information resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.
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CRISC Risk Mitigation Specialists
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's skills to plan, deploy, and maintain IS control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to develop and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery plan based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the support available from Progent's CISA-certified consultants for impartially evaluating your IS control mechanisms and with the services of Progent's CISM consultants for implementing security policies.
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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Services
GIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of network security experts. GIAC's mission is to make sure that a certified professional possesses the knowledge appropriate to deliver support in critical categories of system, data, and application program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and institutions around the world including U.S. NSA. Progent offers the assistance of certified security engineers for any of the network security services addressed under GIAC certification programs including assessing networks, incident response, traffic analysis, web-based services security, and SIEM solutions.
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Depend on Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your business is situated in Boston or elsewhere in Massachusetts and you need network security help, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.