For immediate remote assistance with computer security issues, businesses in Chicago, IL, have access to world-class troubleshooting by contacting Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online service staff is available to offer efficient and economical help with security emergencies that are impacting the productivity of your information system. Progent's security consultants are premier to support systems powered by Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's broad array of consulting services addresses firewall expertise, email security, protected network architecture, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's support staff has been awarded the world's top security certifications including Global Information Assurance Certification and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).
Progent provides online security assistance on a per-minute basis with no minimum times and without extra fees for sign-up or after hours service. By charging per minute and by providing world-class support, Progent's billing policy keeps expenses low and avoids situations where simple fixes entail major bills.
Our System Has Been Attacked: What Can We Do?
In case your network is now experiencing a network security crisis, go to Progent's Urgent Online Computer Support to find out how to get fast help. Progent maintains a pool of seasoned network security experts who can provide online and onsite support that includes containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and hardening of your cybersecurity defense to guard against future exploits.
For organizations who have prepared in advance for a security breech, the step-by-step post-attack response procedure promoted by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's recommended method of reacting to a serious security incident.
Overview of Security Support Services
Coordinating network security as well as staying ready for restoring critical information and systems following an attack requires a continual process involving an array of technologies and processes. Progent's security consultants can support your organization at any level in your efforts to safeguard your IT system, ranging from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security program. Key areas supported by Progent's experts include Planning and Prevention, Data Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Protection from Email-Based Attacks.
Planning and Implementing Protected Environments
Any organization should have a thoroughly thought out security plan that includes both preventive and responsive activity. The proactive strategy is a collection of precautions that helps to reduce security gaps. The reactive plan defines activities to assist security staff to assess the damage caused by a breach, repair the damage, record the event, and revive business activity as soon as possible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate protection into your company operations. Progent can set up scanning utilities, define and implement a safe network architecture, and propose processes and policies to maximize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are ready to help you to configure a firewall, design safe offsite connectivity to e-mail and information, and configure an efficient virtual private network.
If you are looking for an affordable option for jobbing out your network security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services feature continual online system tracking and immediate response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to plan, deploy, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud-based infrastructure and that are compliant with government and industry security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)
Data Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent provides expertise in restoring networks and computers that have been compromised, are in question, or have failed because of a security penetration. Progent can help determine the losses resulting from the assault, restore normal business operations, and retrieve information compromised owing to the event. Progent's security specialists can also manage a thorough failure analysis by going over activity logs and using a variety of advanced forensics tools. Progent's background with security issues reduces your business disruption and permits Progent to propose efficient strategies to prevent or mitigate new assaults.
Ransomware Removal and Restoration Expertise
Progent can provide the help of proven ransomware recovery consultants with the skills to reconstruct a network that has suffered an attack by a ransomware cryptoworm such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or MongoLock. For more information, visit ransomware cleanup and restoration expertise.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight series of network monitoring and management 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 available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes cutting edge behavior analysis tools to guard endpoints as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by traditional signature-based AV tools. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to automate the complete malware attack progression including blocking, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver economical multi-layer security for physical and virtual servers, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering via cutting-edge tools incorporated within one agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can assist you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's specific requirements and that allows you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security standards. Progent will assist you define and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that require urgent action. Progent's consultants can also assist you to set up and verify a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Learn 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 provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and allows fast restoration of critical files, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of hardware failures, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide world-class support to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to recover your business-critical data. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide web-based control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter 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 inbound attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a deeper level of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines 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 secure fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting environment without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to create, update, retrieve and protect data related to your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your IT documentation, you can save as much as half of time wasted trying to find critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you need as soon as you need it. Find out more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's security consultants offer unique expertise in key areas of network protection such as:
Information Risk Audits and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent offers experience with security auditing utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a variety of comprehensive network scans to identify possible security problems. Progent has extensive skills with these tools and can assist you to analyze audit results and react efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also can perform web software validation and can perform expert evaluation of corporate-wide security to assess your company's compliance with important worldwide security standards including FISMA, NIST, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security including stationary wireless equipment plus mobile handsets. Learn more information concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing.
Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Support
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver in-depth consulting support for Cisco's entire range of security and Virtual Private Network products such as PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, Catalyst FWSM, protected high-speed and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst family switches. Read more information concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Support.
Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
Stealth Penetration Testing Services
As well as being expert in a wide range of security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers organizations of all sizes advanced engineering services for technologies from other major firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's engineers can provide:
Stealth penetration checking is a key technique for allowing businesses to determine how vulnerable their information systems are to serious attacks by testing how well corporate security policies and mechanisms hold up against authorized but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security specialists utilizing the latest intrusion methods. Get additional details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Expertise
CISM identifies the basic competencies and international standards of performance that computer security managers are expected to master. It provides executive management the confidence that those who have earned their accreditation possess the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security management and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to help your enterprise in key security disciplines including data protection governance, vulnerability management, information protection program management, and crisis response support.
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CISSP Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are cybersecurity engineers who have been awarded CISSP status as a result of demonstrated professional work, rigorous study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification recognizes mastery of a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise covered under CISSP include cybersecurity administration practices, security architecture and test systems, access control systems, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.
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CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Certified cybersecurity experts have been awarded ISSAP status as a result of rigorous examination and extensive hands-on work with information security design. ISSAP security experts possess comprehensive understanding of access management mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can help your business with all phases of secure network architecture.
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CISSP-ISSEP Premier Security Engineering Experts
Cybersecurity consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown their ability to provide enterprises with the expertise associated with a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior security analyst. Progent can provide 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, evaluate system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering best practices, create viable system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all critical system functions, develop efficient design strategies to provide operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend realistic cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational requirements with your organization's tolerance for risk.
Learn the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting Services.
CISA Security Auditor Consulting Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a recognized achievement that indicates mastery in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential requires that candidates pass an extensive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Certified security engineer able to help businesses in the fields of IS audit services, information technology administration, network assets and architecture lifecycle, information technology support, protecting data assets, and disaster recovery planning.
Learn more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Support Services.
CRISC Network Risk Mitigation Consultants
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's skills to plan, deploy, and support information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and carry out a workplace continuity plan based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-Certified security engineers for objectively auditing your IS management design and also with the services of Progent's CISM support professionals for defining security policies.
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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security engineers. GIAC's goal is to ensure that an accredited security consultant has the skills necessary to provide support in critical categories of network, information, and application program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and institutions all over the world including United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the expertise of GIAC certified professionals for any of the security capabilities covered within GIAC accreditation programs such as assessing perimeters, incident handling, intrusion detection, web services security, and SIEM solutions.
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Contact Progent for Network Security Help
If your organization is situated in Chicago or anywhere in the state of Illinois and you need network security consulting, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
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