For immediate remote assistance with data security problems, businesses in Chicago Illinois can find world-class troubleshooting by contacting Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online service staff is available to offer efficient and low-cost help with security issues that are impacting the productivity of your information system. Progent's accredited security engineers are premier to support systems based on Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad range of services covers firewall expertise, email security, protected system infrastructure, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's support staff has earned the world's most advanced security accreditations including CISA and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Progent offers remote security support services on a by-the-minute model with no minimum times and without extra charges for sign-up or off-hour service. By charging by the minute and by delivering world-class expertise, Progent's billing policy keeps costs under control and eliminates situations where simple solutions turn into big expenses.

Our System Has Been Attacked: What Do We Do Now?
Network Security ConsultingIn case you are currently fighting a network security crisis, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Support to see how to get fast assistance. Progent maintains a team of seasoned network security experts who can provide remote and onsite assistance that includes containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and enhancement of your cybersecurity defense to protect against future attacks.

For businesses who have prepared beforehand for a security breech, the step-by-step post-attack handling procedure outlined by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's approved method of handling a serious security incident.

Overview of Security Services
Managing data protection and preparedness for restoring critical information and systems after an attack demands an on-going program involving a variety of tools and procedures. Progent's certified engineers can assist your organization at all levels in your attempt to safeguard your IT network, ranging from security assessments to creating a complete security program. Key technologies covered by Progent's security consultants include Security Planning and Implementation, Information Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Borne Attacks.

Designing and Building Protected Networks
Any business should have a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both proactive and reactive activity. The proactive plan is a collection of precautions that works to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy specifies procedures to help security personnel to assess the damage caused by an attack, remediate the damage, document the event, and restore network activity as quickly as possible. Progent can advise you how to build security into your business operations. Progent can install scanning software, create and build a safe computer infrastructure, and propose procedures and policies to maximize the protection of your information system. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to configure a firewall, deploy safe offsite connectivity to e-mail and information, and install an efficient VPN.

If your company is looking for an affordable option for outsourcing your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Services include continual online server monitoring and immediate response to problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to design, deploy, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include physical and cloud infrastructure and that comply with government security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud integration expertise.)

Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent has expertise in recovering systems and devices that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have failed as a result of a security breakdown. Progent can show you how to evaluate the damage caused by the attack, return your company to normal business operations, and recover information compromised owing to the assault. Progent's certified engineers can also perform a thorough failure evaluation by going over event logs and using a variety of advanced forensics techniques. Progent's background with security consulting reduces your downtime and allows Progent to propose effective measures to avoid or contain new attacks.

Ransomware Removal and Restoration Consulting
Progent offers the services of seasoned ransomware recovery consultants with the skills to reconstruct an environment that has suffered an attack by a ransomware cryptoworm like Ryuk, Dharma, NotPetya, or Locky. To find out more, visit ransomware cleanup and recovery consulting.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight family of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. Managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning technology to defend endpoints and physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by traditional signature-matching AV tools. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to manage the complete threat lifecycle including blocking, detection, containment, remediation, and forensics. Top features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer economical multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device management, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies packaged within a single agent managed from a single control. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique needs and that allows you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data protection standards. Progent will help you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alerts that call for immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also help your company to install and verify a backup and restore solution such as 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 unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized businesses a low cost and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and enables fast restoration of vital data, applications and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of component breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can provide advanced support to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can help you to recover your business-critical information. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound 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 top information security vendors to provide centralized control and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a further level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more details, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual host configured and managed by Progent's network support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hardware environment without a time-consuming and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied one hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to capture, update, retrieve and safeguard data about your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about impending expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time thrown away trying to find critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for holding and collaborating on all documents related to 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 relating IT information. Whether youíre making enhancements, performing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the information you require as soon as you need it. Learn more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's seasoned consultants can provide unique expertise in vital areas of IT security including:

Information Risk Audits and Security Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with security auditing utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for conducting a set of comprehensive system tests to reveal possible security gaps. Progent has extensive skills with testing utilities and can help you to understand assessment reports and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also offer web application testing and can perform expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to assess your company's compliance with important global security specifications such as HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless security covering stationary wireless equipment as well as portable devices. Find out more details concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco CCNP experts can provide world-class consulting services for Cisco's entire family of security and Virtual Private Network products including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), protected high-speed and IS routers, wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Learn additional information concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Support.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
As well as supporting a wide array of security solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of all sizes top-level consulting for solutions from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network vendors. Progent's consultants can provide:

Unannounced Intrusion Checking Consulting
Stealth intrusion checking is a key technique for helping organizations to find out how exposed their information systems are to potential attacks by showing how thoroughly network protection policies and mechanisms hold up to planned but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security specialists utilizing the latest intrusion methods. Read more details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise
CISM Consultants for Chicago IllinoisCertified Information Security Manager defines the core skills and international standards of service that information technology security managers are expected to achieve. It offers business management the confidence that those who have been awarded their accreditation have the experience and skill to provide efficient security management and engineering support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified consultant to assist your organization in vital security areas including information protection governance, risk management, data protection program management, and crisis response support.

Get more details concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Services.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Premier Network Security Specialists for Chicago IllinoisProgent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have earned CISSP accreditation as a result of verified experience, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP qualification indicates expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status accreditation in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise included within CISSP include cybersecurity management practices, security architecture and models, connection control methodology, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, telecommunications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

Learn additional information about Progent's CISSP Consulting Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Premier Consultants for Secure Network Infrastructure
CISSP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Chicago IllinoisProgent's ISSAP Premier security consultants are specialists who have earned ISSAP status as a result of thorough examination and substantial hands-on work with information security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access control systems and techniques, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Find out additional information about Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected Network Architecture Consulting Services.

CISSP-ISSEP Premier Security Engineering Experts
CISSP-ISSEP certified Network Security ConsultantsNetwork Security consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated their ability to provide large organizations 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 organization to utilize modern system security engineering principles and techniques in system development, review and evaluate system security designs based on security engineering best practices, produce viable system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all key system functions, define efficient design and configuration strategies to provide protection for operations, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend practical cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational goals with your company's risk tolerance.

Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor Consultants for Chicago IllinoisThe CISA accreditation is a globally recognized qualification that indicates expertise in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation requires that candidates pass a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA professional association. Progent offers the services of a CISA-Premier security audit professional trained to assist companies in the areas of IS audit process, information technology enforcement, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, IT service delivery, safeguarding data resources, and disaster recovery planning.

Read more details concerning Progent's CISA Professional Services.

CRISC Risk Mitigation Consultants
CRISC-certified IT Risk Consultants for Chicago IllinoisThe CRISC program was initiated by ISACA to validate a consultant's skills to design, deploy, and support information system controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and execute a workplace continuity plan based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for impartially assessing your IS management mechanisms and with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for designing company-wide security policies.

Learn the details concerning Progent's CRISC-certified Network Risk Mitigation Services.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Services
Network Security Engineers with GIAC Certification for Chicago IllinoisGlobal Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the skill of network security engineers. GIAC's mission is to make sure that an accredited professional possesses the skills needed to provide services in critical categories of network, information, and program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the support of certified security engineers for any of the network security services covered under GIAC certification programs such as auditing security systems, incident response, traffic analysis, web services security, and SIEM solutions.

Learn additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Contact Progent for Network Security Expertise
If your organization is situated in Chicago Illinois and you're trying to find cybersecurity support services, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.

Chicago Metro Area Contact Information:
Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the Chicago Metro Area.

Onsite IT Consulting
Progent locations in Chicago Metro Area

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Chicago 500 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 800-0223 Chicago Network Support Services
Downers Grove 1431 Opus Place, Suite 110
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(331) 251-1422 Downers Grove Network Support Services
Schaumburg 1900 E Golf Rd, Suite 950
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 944-8599 Schaumburg Network Support Services
Skokie 5250 Old Orchard Rd, Suite 300
Skokie, IL 60077
(224) 534-2088 Skokie Network Support Services




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