To get fast remote assistance with computer security problems, businesses in Chicago, IL, have access to world-class expertise by contacting Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's remote service consultants are ready to offer fast and economical assistance with security crises that are impacting the productivity of your network. Progent's accredited engineers are certified to provide help for environments powered by Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's broad range of consulting services addresses firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, secure system infrastructure, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's support staff has earned the world's top security accreditations including Certified Information Security Manager and Certified Information Systems Security Professional.
Progent offers remote security help on a per-minute basis with no minimum times and without additional charges for setup or after hours support. By billing per minute and by delivering world-class expertise, Progent's pricing structure keeps costs low and avoids situations where quick solutions entail big bills.
We've Been Hacked: What Should We Do?
In case you are now fighting a network security emergency, visit Progent's Emergency Remote Technical Help to learn how to get fast aid. Progent has a pool of certified cybersecurity experts who offer remote and on-premises assistance that includes threat containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your security profile to guard against future exploits.
For businesses that have planned carefully for a security breech, the step-by-step post-attack handling model promoted by GIAC is Progent's recommended method of responding to a serious security incident.
Overview of Progent's Security Expertise
Coordinating data security plus preparedness for restoring critical information and functions following an attack demands a continual process that entails a variety of tools and procedures. Progent's certified engineers can help your business at whatever level in your attempt to protect your information network, from security audits to creating a comprehensive security plan. Some areas supported by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Implementation, Data Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Filtering of E-mail-Borne Threats.
Designing and Implementing Protected Environments
Every organization ought to have a carefully considered security strategy that includes both preventive and reactive elements. The proactive strategy is a collection of steps that helps to reduce security gaps. The reactive plan defines activities to assist IT personnel to assess the losses caused by an attack, remediate the damage, document the event, and restore business functions as quickly as feasible. Progent can show you how to design security into your business processes. Progent can configure auditing utilities, create and implement a secure network infrastructure, and propose procedures and policies that will enhance the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are available to help you to set up a firewall, deploy protected remote connectivity to email and data, and install an efficient virtual private network.
If you are interested in an affordable option for outsourcing your security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Options include automated remote system monitoring and immediate response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to plan, deploy, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate physical and cloud-based resources and that are compliant with government and industry data security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud planning and integration expertise.)
System Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent has skill in recovering networks and computers that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have stopped working as a result of a security breach. Progent can show you how to evaluate the losses resulting from the assault, return your company to normal functions, and recover data lost owing to the breach. Progent's certified specialists can also perform a comprehensive failure analysis by going over activity logs and using other advanced assessment tools. Progent's background with security consulting reduces your downtime and permits Progent to suggest effective ways to avoid or mitigate future attacks.
Ransomware Removal and Restoration Consulting
Progent offers the help of proven ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to restore a network damaged by a ransomware virus such as Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or MongoLock. To learn more, see ransomware removal and restoration consulting.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's low-cost ProSight series of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates cutting edge behavior-based analysis technology to guard endpoints and physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape legacy signature-matching AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and provides a single platform to manage the entire malware attack lifecycle including filtering, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows VSS and real-time network-wide immunization against new threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer economical multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies packaged within a single agent managed from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help your business to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's specific needs and that allows you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security standards. Progent will assist you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that call for urgent action. Progent's consultants can also help you to install 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. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and medium-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and allows fast recovery of critical data, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can deliver world-class expertise to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can assist you to restore your business-critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of leading information security companies to deliver web-based control and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps most unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a further layer of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
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 Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual machine host configured and managed by Progent's network support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client retains ownership of the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hardware solution without a lengthy and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into a single hosting provider. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, maintain, retrieve and safeguard data about your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time thrown away trying to find vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for holding and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network such as recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you need the instant you need it. Find out more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's certified engineers can provide world-class expertise in vital facets of IT security including:
Information Risk Audits and Compliance Assessment
Progent offers experience with information risk auditing software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for performing a set of automatic system tests to identify possible security holes. Progent has broad skills with these and similar tools and can assist your company to understand audit results and react appropriately. Progent's security consultants also provide web software testing and can conduct expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with important industry security specifications including FISMA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security including stationary wireless appliances plus portable devices. Get additional information about Progent's Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.
Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide in-depth technical services for Cisco's complete family of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies such as PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure high-speed and integrated services routers, wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst family switches. Get more details concerning Cisco Security, VPN and Wireless Consulting.
Other Firewall and VPN Solutions
Unannounced Intrusion Checking Consulting
In addition to being expert in a broad array of network security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of any size advanced engineering services for products from other major firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's consultants can provide:
Unannounced intrusion checking is a valuable method for helping companies to determine how exposed their IT environments are to potential attacks by revealing how thoroughly corporate security policies and mechanisms stand up to planned but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by veteran security specialists using the latest intrusion methods. Read more information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Services
CISM defines the basic competencies and worldwide standards of performance that IT security professionals are expected to master. CISM provides business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM have the background and knowledge to provide efficient security management and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM support professional to help your enterprise in critical security areas including information protection governance, risk assessment, information security program control, and incident response management.
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CISSP Security Consulting Services
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are cybersecurity engineers who have earned CISSP certification as a result of verified professional work, extensive study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential official recognition in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise covered within CISSP include security management procedures, security design and models, connection control methodology, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.
Find out more details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Certified security experts have been awarded ISSAP certification after thorough testing and extensive experience. field experience with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants possess in-depth knowledge of access management systems and techniques, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture.
Learn more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected Network Architecture Engineering Services.
CISSP-ISSEP Premier Cybersecurity Engineering Experts
Network Security consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated 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 consultant to assist your organization to follow modern system security engineering principles and techniques in system development, review and evaluate system security designs based on security engineering leading practices, create viable system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity features for all critical system functions, develop effective configuration strategies to provide protection for operations, perform in-depth risk analysis, and propose practical cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational requirements with your company's risk tolerance.
Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting Services.
CISA Security Auditor Professional Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is an important qualification that signifies mastery in information system security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo an extensive examination overseen by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Certified security consultant trained to assist companies in the fields of information systems audit services, IT enforcement, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, IT service delivery, protecting information assets, and business continuity preparedness.
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CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Specialists
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's skills to design, deploy, and support information system control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to develop and carry out a business continuity plan based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk mitigation services are complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for objectively auditing your IS control design and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM consultants for designing security policies and procedures.
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GIAC Support Services
GIAC was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security professionals. GIAC's mission is to ensure that an accredited professional has the knowledge appropriate to provide services in critical categories of network, information, and software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and institutions throughout the world including United States NSA. Progent offers the expertise of GIAC certified consultants for any of the security disciplines addressed within GIAC accreditation programs such as auditing security systems, security incident response, intrusion detection, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
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Contact Progent for Computer Security Expertise
If your organization is situated in Chicago or elsewhere in the state of Illinois and you're trying to find cybersecurity consulting expertise, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.
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