For immediate remote assistance with network security problems, businesses in Chicago Illinois have access to expert expertise from Progent's security professionals. Progent's online service consultants are available to provide effective and economical help with security problems that are impacting the viability of your information system. Progent's accredited security consultants are premier to support environments based on Microsoft, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide array of consulting services addresses firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, protected network infrastructure, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support team has been awarded the world's top security accreditations including Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and ISSAP.
Progent provides online security support on a by-the-minute model with no minimum minutes and no additional charges for sign-up or after hours service. By billing by the minute and by providing world-class support, Progent's pricing model keeps expenses low and eliminates scenarios where simple fixes result in major expenses.
Our System Has Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do?
If your network is currently experiencing a network security crisis, visit Progent's Emergency Remote Technical Help to see how to receive immediate aid. Progent has a pool of certified cybersecurity specialists who offer online and onsite assistance that includes containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and enhancement of your cybersecurity posture to guard against future attacks.
For businesses who have prepared in advance for being hacked, the formal post-attack handling model outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's recommended method of reacting to a major security attack.
Introduction to Security Support Services
Coordinating computer protection plus preparation for restoring vital information and functions following a security breach requires a continual process that entails an array of tools and processes. Progent's security experts can support your business at any level in your efforts to safeguard your information network, ranging from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security strategy. Key technologies covered by Progent's security consultants include Security Planning and Implementation, Data Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Protection from E-mail-Borne Attacks.
Planning and Building Secure Networks
Any business ought to develop a carefully thought out security plan that includes both proactive and responsive steps. The pre-attack plan is a collection of precautions that works to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy specifies activities to assist IT personnel to inventory the damage resulting from a breach, repair the damage, record the event, and restore network functions as soon as possible. Progent can advise you how to build protection into your business processes. Progent can install auditing utilities, create and implement a safe IT infrastructure, and propose procedures and policies that will enhance the protection of your network. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy secure online and mobile access to email and information, and install an effective virtual private network (VPN).
If your company is interested in an economical option for outsourcing your network security administration, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Options include non-stop online system monitoring and fast response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to plan, deploy, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that are compliant with government security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) planning and integration expertise.)
System Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent offers skill in restoring networks and computers that have been compromised, are suspect, or have stopped working following a security breakdown. Progent can show you how to assess the damage caused by the breach, return your company to ordinary business operations, and recover information compromised owing to the event. Progent's security specialists can also perform a comprehensive failure evaluation by going over event logs and using other advanced assessment tools. Progent's background with security problems reduces your off-air time and permits Progent to suggest efficient ways to prevent or mitigate future attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Recovery Expertise
Progent offers the help of seasoned ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to reconstruct an environment damaged by a ransomware cryptoworm such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or MongoLock. To learn more, see ransomware cleanup and restoration services.
Software/Firmware Update Management Services
Progent's support services for patch management provide businesses of all sizes a flexible and affordable alternative for assessing, testing, scheduling, implementing, and tracking updates to your dynamic information system. In addition to optimizing the protection and functionality of your IT network, Progent's software/firmware update management services free up time for your IT staff to focus on more strategic projects and activities that deliver maximum business value from your information network. Find out more about Progent's software/firmware update management services.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight family of network monitoring and management services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based analysis technology to guard endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely evade traditional signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to automate the complete threat progression including filtering, detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic system-wide immunization against new attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, penetration alarms, device control, and web filtering through cutting-edge tools incorporated within one agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist your business to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's unique needs and that helps you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data protection regulations. Progent will help you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require immediate action. Progent's consultants can also assist you to install and verify a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and enables rapid restoration of critical data, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can deliver advanced support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory standards like HIPAA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can help you to recover your business-critical data. Find out 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 and virus filtering service that uses the infrastructure of top data security companies to deliver centralized control and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's network support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a lengthy and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting provider. Learn more details 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, retrieve and safeguard information related to 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 network documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time spent looking for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common location for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether you’re planning enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you require when you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's certified consultants can provide world-class specialized help in key areas of network security including:
Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing
Progent offers expertise with information risk auditing tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a variety of automatic system tests to reveal potential security gaps. Progent has broad skills with these and similar tools and can help you to understand assessment reports and respond appropriately. Progent's security engineers also offer web application validation and can conduct thorough assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important global security standards including HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless protection covering stationary wireless equipment as well as portable handsets. Get additional information concerning Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Support
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide in-depth consulting expertise for Cisco's entire range of security and Virtual Private Network solutions including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, Catalyst FWSM, secure broadband and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst switches. Learn additional information concerning Cisco Protection, VPN and Aironet Wireless Expertise.
Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
Stealth Intrusion Testing Consulting
In addition to being expert in a broad array of protection solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of all sizes expert consulting for technologies from other important firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's consultants offer:
Stealth intrusion testing is a valuable method for helping organizations to understand how vulnerable their IT environments are to real-world threats by showing how effectively network security processes and technologies stand up to planned but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by veteran security engineers using advanced intrusion techniques. Read additional details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) defines the fundamental competencies and international standards of performance that information security professionals are expected to master. CISM offers executive management the confidence that consultants who have been awarded their CISM possess the experience and skill to provide efficient security management and engineering support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified consultant to help your enterprise in vital security disciplines such as information security governance, risk assessment, data security program control, and crisis handling support.
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CISSP Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are cybersecurity specialists who have earned CISSP accreditation through verified experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification indicates mastery of an international standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included within CISSP include cybersecurity management practices, security design and models, connection control methodology, software development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.
Get more information about Progent's CISSP Consulting Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Premier Consultants for Secure Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP Certified cybersecurity experts are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP status after thorough examination and substantial experience. field experience with network security design. ISSAP consultants have acquired in-depth understanding of access management mechanisms and methodologies, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-premier security specialists can help your business with all phases of architecture security.
Learn more information about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure IT Infrastructure Engineering Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Cybersecurity Engineering Consultants
Cybersecurity 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 cybersecurity analyst. Progent offers the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security consultant to help your enterprise to follow modern system security engineering theory and techniques in system development, evaluate system security designs based on security engineering leading practices, produce viable system designs that include compliant security mechanisms for all key system functions, develop efficient design and configuration strategies to provide operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend realistic security models that balance your operational requirements with your company's risk tolerance.
Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is a recognized achievement that indicates mastery in network security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation has consultants undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Certified security audit consultant trained to help businesses in the fields of IS audit services, IT enforcement, network assets and architecture lifecycle, IT service delivery, safeguarding data resources, and disaster recovery planning.
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CRISC Network Risk Mitigation Specialists
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's skills to design, deploy, and maintain information system controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery plan based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's risk management services are complementary to the support available from Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for impartially assessing your IT control mechanisms and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified experts for defining company-wide security policies.
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GIAC Consulting Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security experts. GIAC's mission is to make sure that a certified professional possesses the skills necessary to provide services in vital categories of system, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and institutions throughout the world including United States NSA. Progent can provide the expertise of GIAC certified consultants for all of the security capabilities addressed under GIAC accreditation topics including auditing perimeters, security incident response, traffic analysis, web-based services security, and SIEM solutions.
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Contact Progent for Network Security Support
If your organization is situated in Chicago Illinois and you need cybersecurity consulting expertise, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.
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