To get fast online help with computer security issues, companies in Chicago Illinois can find expert support from Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online service consultants are ready to provide efficient and economical help with security problems that are impacting the productivity of your network. Progent's security consultants are certified to provide help for systems powered by Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad range of services encompasses firewall technology, email security, protected network infrastructure, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support team has earned the industry's top security credentials including Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).
Progent offers remote security assistance on a per-minute basis with no minimum times and without additional fees for setup or after hours service. By billing by the minute and by delivering world-class expertise, Progent's billing policy keeps costs under control and avoids scenarios where simple fixes turn into major charges.
Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
If you are currently faced with a network security emergency, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Help to see how to receive immediate assistance. Progent maintains a pool of certified cybersecurity experts who can provide online and onsite assistance that includes threat containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and enhancement of your security profile to guard against future attacks.
For organizations that have prepared beforehand for a security breech, the step-by-step post-attack handling procedure promoted by GIAC is Progent's recommended method of responding to a major security incident.
Overview of Security Expertise
Coordinating computer protection plus preparedness for recovering critical data and systems after an attack requires a continual effort that entails a variety of tools and procedures. Progent's security professionals can help your organization at all levels in your efforts to protect your IT network, ranging from security assessments to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Key technologies covered by Progent's experts include Planning and Implementation, Data Recovery and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of Email-Based Threats.
Designing and Implementing Secure Networks
Every business should have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both preventive and responsive elements. The pre-attack strategy is a set of precautions that helps to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy specifies activities to assist IT staff to assess the damage resulting from a breach, repair the damage, document the event, and revive business functions as soon as possible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate security into your business processes. Progent can configure scanning software, create and implement a secure network architecture, and propose processes and policies to maximize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy protected offsite access to email and data, and install an efficient virtual private network.
If your company is looking for an affordable option for jobbing out your security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Packages include continual online server monitoring and immediate response to emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to plan, implement, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include physical and cloud infrastructure and that are compliant with government and industry data security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 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 consulting.)
Data Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent has expertise in recovering systems and servers that have been compromised, are quarantined, or have failed as a result of a security attack. Progent can help determine the losses caused by the breach, return your company to ordinary functions, and recover data lost as a result of the event. Progent's security specialists can also manage a comprehensive forensic evaluation by examining activity logs and using a variety of proven assessment tools. Progent's background with security consulting minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to suggest efficient measures to avoid or mitigate new attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Recovery Expertise
Progent offers the services of proven ransomware recovery consultants with the skills to restore a network that has suffered an attack by a ransomware cryptoworm like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. For more information, see ransomware removal and restoration consulting.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's low-cost ProSight line of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection service that incorporates next generation behavior-based analysis technology to defend endpoint devices and physical and virtual servers against new malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape legacy signature-matching AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to automate the entire malware attack lifecycle including blocking, detection, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and automatic network-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver affordable in-depth security for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering via leading-edge tools packaged within one agent accessible from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help you to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's specific needs and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will assist you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that require immediate action. Progent can also help you to set up and test a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and allows fast restoration of critical files, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged due to hardware failures, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can deliver advanced support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPAA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can assist you to restore your business-critical data. Find out more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the technology of leading information security vendors to deliver web-based management and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more information, visit Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and apps hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and managed by Progent's network support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a time-consuming and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting provider. Find out 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 makes it easy to capture, update, retrieve and protect data related to your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about impending expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up 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 includes a common repository for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network like recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, performing maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require the instant you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's veteran engineers offer world-class consulting support in key facets of network security including:
Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment
Progent provides expertise with information risk auditing utilities like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for performing a variety of automatic system scans to identify potential security problems. Progent has broad skills with these and similar tools and can assist you to analyze assessment results and react appropriately. Progent's certified security consultants also provide web software testing and can conduct expert evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with major worldwide security standards including HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless protection covering stationary wireless equipment plus mobile devices. Find out more information about Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver world-class consulting expertise for Cisco's entire range of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, protected broadband and integrated services routers, wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst switches. Get additional information concerning Cisco Security, VPN and Aironet Wireless Expertise.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
Unannounced Intrusion Checking Services
In addition to supporting a wide range of security solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of any size expert support for security products from other major firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:
Unannounced intrusion testing is a valuable technique for helping companies to understand how vulnerable their IT systems are to real-world threats by testing how thoroughly network protection procedures and technologies stand up against authorized but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security specialists using the latest hacking methods. Learn more information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
CISM Security Support Services
CISM defines the core competencies and worldwide standards of service that IT security managers are required to master. CISM provides executive management the confidence that consultants who have earned their certification have the experience and skill to provide effective security management and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to assist your enterprise in vital security areas such as data security governance, risk management, data security process management, and incident handling support.
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Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP status as a result of demonstrated professional work, extensive study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of an international standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise covered under CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and models, access control methodology, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.
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CISSP-ISSAP Premier Experts for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Premier cybersecurity consultants are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP accreditation following thorough testing and substantial hands-on work with information security design. ISSAP consultants possess in-depth knowledge of access control systems and techniques, telecommunications and network 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 phases of architecture security.
Find out additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected Network Architecture Engineering Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Cybersecurity Engineering Consultants
Cybersecurity consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown their ability to provide large organizations 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 support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security expert to help your organization to follow modern system security engineering principles and processes in system development, evaluate system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering best practices, create viable system designs that incorporate compliant security features for all key system functions, define effective design and configuration strategies to provide operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose practical cybersecurity models that balance your operational requirements with your organization's risk tolerance.
Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.
CISA Security Auditor Support Services
The CISA accreditation is a globally recognized qualification that represents expertise in IS security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential has candidates undergo a comprehensive examination overseen by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-Certified security audit professional able to assist companies in the areas of information systems audit process, IT enforcement, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, information technology service delivery, protecting information assets, and business continuity preparedness.
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CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Specialists
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's ability to plan, implement, and support information system controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to create and carry out a business continuity strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management expertise is a good fit the support provided by Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for objectively auditing your IT management design and with the services of Progent's CISM experts for designing security policies.
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Global Information Assurance Certification Consulting Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the skill of computer security engineers. GIAC's goal is to make sure that an accredited security consultant has the knowledge appropriate to provide support in key categories of system, information, and application security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and government organizations throughout the world including United States National Security Agency. Progent offers the support of certified security engineers for any of the security capabilities addressed under GIAC accreditation programs such as auditing security systems, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web-based services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
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Get in Touch with Progent for Computer Security Expertise
If your business is located in Chicago Illinois and you're looking for cybersecurity engineering help, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
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