CISSP Information Security ConsultantsProgent offers fast and economical access to CISSP-certified cybersecurity consulting experts. CISSP certification is the most esteemed network security credential in the industry and indicates proven mastery of a international standard for network security. To earn CISSP certification, candidates must demonstrate extensive knowledge of advanced information security solutions and confirm years of hands-on field experience.

American National Standards Institute has awarded CISSP official recognition in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. This is the first time that an IT accreditation has been assigned ANSI approval. CISSP is also officially approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in their IAT and IAM disciplines. In addition, the CISSP has been accepted as a standard for the U.S. NSA's ISSEP program to safeguard the National Information Infrastructure.

Progent's CISSP-certified information assurance consultants can assist businesses of any size with cybersecurity projects of any complexity. Progent's remote and on-premises IT support models are designed to match any budget and include urgent or as-needed support with by-the-minute billing, fix-bid help for one-off projects such as security vulnerability audits or stealth penetration testing, or subscription based 24x7 remote monitoring and management (RMM) services.

Progent can help your business to create information security solutions that range from protecting a single location for a small business to planning, deploying, and maintaining a comprehensive cybersecurity system for hybrid enterprise architectures that support local, online, and mobile clients sharing IT resources distributed across multiple physical sites and hosted in various clouds. Progent's information assurance experts can also provide cutting-edge backup and restore consulting, disaster recovery planning consulting, and business continuity planning consulting. For major information security initiatives, Progent offers comprehensive project management outsourcing and co-sourcing support.

Progent can provide a CISSP-certified expert to help your business in a broad range of of information assurance disciplines covered by the CISSP certification agenda. These domains of expertise include:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Control Solutions and Methodology
  • Applications Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Site Security
  • Data Encryption
  • Telecommunications, LAN and Internet Security
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
  • Risk Analysis
  • Crime Law, Investigation and Ethics
  • Security Administration Practices
    Security management entails the identification of a company's most important information and the creation, recording, and implementation of policies, operations, and guidelines. Administration tools that include data categorization and threat analysis can be utilized to determine possible threats, categorize valuable data, and rate security weaknesses so that appropriate measures can be put in place.

  • Security Infrastructure and Models
    This concerns the concepts, structures, and standards used to design, track, and secure operating systems, equipment, networks, and applications plus the controls used to police different levels of robustness, integrity, and confidentiality.

  • Access Management Systems and Processes
    Access controls are a collection of technologies that operate cohesively to create a security architecture to guard the assets of the information system.

  • Applications Development Security
    This addresses the key security principles that apply to software development. Applications development security defines the circumstances where programs are designed and produced and explains the vital role application software has in ensuring information network protection.

  • Secure Operations
    Operations security concerns determining the controls over equipment and storage media and managing the operators and administrators who have access permissions to any of these assets. Audit and tracking are the mechanisms and techniques that allow the identification of security-relevant activity and subsequent efforts to identify the key factors and report the pertinent information to the appropriate person, group, or process.

  • Physical Security
    Physical security provides protection techniques for the entire physical facility, from the perimeter to the inside office space, including all of the information system assets.

  • Data Encryption
    Data Encryption involves the concepts, means, and methods of disguising data to preserve its integrity, privacy, and authenticity.

  • Telecom, Network and Internet Security
    This area involves:
    • Network Structures
    • Transmission methods
    • Transport protocols
    • Security techniques implemented to provide reliability, integrity, and confidentiality
    • Authentication for traffic over private and public communications networks and media.
  • Business Continuity Planning
    This addresses the protection and restoration of commercial activity in the event of outages.

  • Risk Analysis
    Risk analysis evaluates a company's vulnerability to cyber attacks, sizes the damage potential of specific modern threats, and specifies appropriate controls and mitigation processes to reduction exposure.

  • Crime Law, Investigation and Ethics
    This involves:
    • Computer crime regulations
    • The measures taken and mechanisms used to solve computer crime activity
Advanced CISSP Certifications Earned by Progent's Network Security Experts
Progent offers the consulting services of subject matter experts who have been granted enhanced CISSP certifications that cover critical areas of network security. Referred to as CISSP concentrations, these credentials indicate a world-class degree of expertise that extends beyond the substantial body of knowledge required for the standard CISSP certification.

CISSP-ISSAP certified Network Security ExpertsCISSP-ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professional
Cybersecurity consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSAP (Information Systems Security Architecture Professional) certification have demonstrated their ability to help large organizations in the roles of security architect, network designer, business analyst, and chief security officer (CSO). Progent's CISSP-ISSAP consultants can help you to design a robust architectural foundation into your enterprise security strategy, define and implement a modern identity management solution, evaluate and improve your access control processes, provide governance and risk management expertise, audit and improve application development security, and design secure connectivity for physical, cloud-hosted, and hybrid networks. Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professional consulting services.

CISSP-ISSEP certified Network Security ExpertsCISSP-ISSEP Information Systems Security Engineering Professional
Network Security consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown their ability to provide large organizations with the services associated with a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, and senior security analyst. Progent can provide the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity consultant to help your organization to follow current system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering leading practices, produce viable system designs that include compliant security mechanisms for all key system functions, define effective design and configuration strategies to provide protection for operations, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose realistic security models that balance your operational requirements with your company's tolerance for risk.

Other Credentials Held by Progent's Security Specialists
In addition to offering the services of security specialists with CISSP certifications, Progent can also provide your business with access to CISM-certified security consultants, ISSAP-certified network architecture security consultants, CISA-certified IS security auditing specialists, and GIAC-certified system security engineers.

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