For fast remote help with network security problems, companies in Chicago Illinois have access to expert support by contacting Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's remote service staff is available to offer fast and low-cost assistance with security problems that are impacting the productivity of your IT network. Progent's accredited security engineers are certified to support environments powered by Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's broad range of consulting services addresses firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, secure network architecture, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's technical support team has earned the industry's top security credentials including GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional.
Progent provides online security support on a by-the-minute basis without minimum times and without extra fees for setup or after hours support. By charging per minute and by providing top-level help, Progent's billing policy keeps expenses low and eliminates scenarios where quick fixes turn into major charges.
We've Been Hacked: What Can We Do?
In case you are now experiencing a security crisis, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Help to see how to get fast aid. Progent maintains a team of certified network security experts who offer online and onsite support that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and hardening of your security defense to protect against future attacks.
For companies who have planned in advance for a security breech, the step-by-step incident response model promoted by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's approved method of handling a major security attack.
Introduction to Security Services
Coordinating data security as well as preparation for recovering critical data and systems following an attack requires a continual process that entails an array of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security consultants can assist your business at all levels in your attempt to safeguard your information network, from security evaluation to creating a complete security plan. Important areas supported by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Prevention, Information Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from Email-Borne Threats.
Planning and Building Protected Networks
Every organization ought to have a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both preventive and reactive activity. The pre-attack strategy is a set of steps that works to minimize security gaps. The post-attack plan defines procedures to help IT personnel to inventory the losses resulting from a breach, repair the damage, record the event, and revive network activity as quickly as possible. Progent can advise you how to design security into your company processes. Progent can configure scanning utilities, create and build a secure IT architecture, and propose processes and policies to enhance the safety of your information system. Progent's security experts are available to help you to configure a firewall, design safe offsite connectivity to email and information, and configure an effective virtual private network (VPN).
If your company is looking for an economical way for outsourcing your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Packages include continual online network monitoring and immediate resolution of emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to design, implement, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that are compliant with government and industry security standards. (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 planning and integration consulting.)
System Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent has expertise in restoring networks and computers that have been hacked, are suspect, or have ceased to function following a security penetration. Progent can show you how to assess the damage caused by the breach, restore normal business operations, and retrieve information lost as a result of the breach. Progent's certified specialists can also perform a thorough forensic evaluation by going over activity logs and utilizing a variety of advanced assessment techniques. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your downtime and allows Progent to suggest efficient strategies to avoid or mitigate future attacks.
Ransomware Removal and Recovery Services
Progent can provide the services of experienced ransomware recovery consultants with the knowledge to restore an IT network victimized by a ransomware cryptoworm like Ryuk, Dharma, NotPetya, or MongoLock. To learn more, visit ransomware cleanup and restoration consulting.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight portfolio 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. Managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes next generation behavior-based machine learning technology to guard endpoints as well as servers and VMs against new malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely evade traditional signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and provides a single platform to automate the complete malware attack progression including blocking, detection, containment, remediation, and forensics. Top features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer economical multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and reacting to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, device control, and web filtering through cutting-edge tools incorporated within one agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can assist your business to design and configure a ProSight ESP environment that meets your organization's specific needs and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will help you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alarms that call for urgent attention. Progent can also help your company to set up and verify a backup and restore system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Exchange filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. Available at a fixed monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and allows rapid recovery of vital data, applications and VMs that have become lost or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide advanced expertise to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory standards such as HIPAA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can help you to restore your critical data. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the infrastructure of top data security vendors to deliver centralized control and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more details, visit Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and managed by Progent's network support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS software, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hosting solution without a lengthy and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting service. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure 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, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about impending expirations of SSLs or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT documentation, you can save up to 50% of time wasted searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for holding and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure like recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether youíre making enhancements, doing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require when you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's security consultants offer unique support in key facets of IT security such as:
Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with information risk evaluation utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for conducting a set of comprehensive system scans to reveal potential security holes. Progent has broad experience with testing utilities and can assist your company to analyze audit results and respond appropriately. Progent's security consultants also offer web application validation and can conduct thorough evaluation of corporate-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with important global security specifications such as FISMA, PCI, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security including in-place wireless equipment plus portable devices. Get the details concerning Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Support
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide world-class technical services for Cisco's complete range of protection and Virtual Private Network technologies including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure broadband and IS routers, wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Find out additional information concerning Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Help.
Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
Stealth Intrusion Checking Services
In addition to supporting a wide range of protection technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers companies of any size top-level engineering services for products from other important firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's consultants offer:
Stealth penetration testing is a vital technique for allowing organizations to find out how vulnerable their networks are to real-world attacks by testing how thoroughly corporate security procedures and mechanisms stand up against planned but unannounced intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security engineers using advanced intrusion techniques. Get the details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the core skills and worldwide standards of performance that computer security professionals are required to master. It provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have earned their certification possess the experience and knowledge to offer effective security management and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM-certified support professional to assist your enterprise in critical security areas including data protection governance, risk assessment, data security process management, and incident response support.
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Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are cybersecurity specialists who have been awarded CISSP accreditation as a result of verified experience, extensive study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of an international standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered under CISSP include security management practices, security design and models, connection permission systems, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, communications, network security, and business continuity planning.
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CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Premier cybersecurity experts are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP accreditation after thorough examination and significant experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth understanding of access control mechanisms and methodologies, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can assist your business with all aspects of architecture security.
Learn additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure IT Infrastructure Engineering Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security 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 associated with 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 expert to help your enterprise to follow modern system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review system security designs according to cybersecurity engineering best practices, produce cohesive system designs that include compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all critical system functions, define efficient design strategies to deliver protection for operations, perform in-depth risk analysis, and recommend realistic cybersecurity models that balance your operational requirements with your organization's tolerance for risk.
Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting.
CISA Security Auditor Consulting Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is a recognized qualification that indicates mastery in IS security audit and control. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates pass an extensive examination administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Certified security audit consultant able to assist businesses in the areas of IS audit services, information technology administration, systems and infrastructure planned useful life, information technology support, protecting information resources, and business continuity planning.
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CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Specialists
The CRISC program was initiated by ISACA to validate a consultant's skills to design, implement, and maintain IS control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to develop and carry out a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management expertise is a good fit the support available from Progent's CISA-Certified security engineers for impartially assessing your IT control design and also with the services of Progent's CISM-certified consultants for defining security policies.
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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the skill of computer security professionals. GIAC's goal is to assure that a certified security consultant has the knowledge needed to deliver services in important categories of network, information, and application security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and institutions throughout the world including United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the help of GIAC certified professionals for any of the security services covered within GIAC certification topics including assessing networks, incident handling, traffic analysis, web-based application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
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Contact Progent for Computer Security Consulting Services
If your organization is located in Chicago Illinois and you need computer security consulting, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
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