To get fast online assistance with network security problems, businesses in Chicago, IL, have access to expert support by contacting Progent's security professionals. Progent's remote service consultants are available to offer effective and low-cost help with security issues that threaten the viability of your IT network. Progent's accredited security engineers are premier to support systems powered by Microsoft, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad range of services addresses firewall technology, email security, secure network design, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's support staff has been awarded the world's top security accreditations including GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) and CISSP.
Progent provides online security help on a per-minute model without minimum times and without additional fees for sign-up or after hours service. By billing by the minute and by delivering top-level support, Progent's pricing policy keeps expenses low and avoids situations where quick fixes entail major charges.
Our System Has Been Attacked: What Can We Do Now?
In case your business is currently faced with a security emergency, visit Progent's Urgent Remote Computer Support to see how to receive immediate assistance. Progent maintains a team of certified network security experts who offer remote and onsite support that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your security defense to protect against future exploits.
For businesses who have prepared in advance for an attack, the formal post-attack handling model promoted by GIAC is Progent's approved method of reacting to a major security attack.
Overview of Progent's Security Support Services
Managing data security as well as staying ready for recovering vital information and systems after a security breach requires an on-going process involving an array of tools and procedures. Progent's certified engineers can support your business at whatever level in your efforts to guard your information network, from security evaluation to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Some technologies covered by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Prevention, Information Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Protection from E-mail-Based Spam and Viruses.
Designing and Building Protected Networks
Every business ought to have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive and reactive elements. The proactive plan is a set of precautions that helps to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy specifies activities to assist security personnel to evaluate the losses caused by an attack, remediate the damage, document the event, and revive network functions as quickly as feasible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate protection into your business processes. Progent can configure scanning software, define and implement a secure IT architecture, and propose procedures and policies that will enhance the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, deploy safe offsite connectivity to email and information, and configure an efficient virtual private network.
If your company is looking for an economical option for jobbing out your security management, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Services feature automated online server tracking and quick response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to design, implement, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that comply with government and industry security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)
System Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent provides expertise in recovering systems and servers that have been compromised, are in question, or have stopped working as a result of a security penetration. Progent can help assess the damage caused by the attack, restore ordinary functions, and recover data lost as a result of the attack. Progent's certified engineers can also oversee a comprehensive forensic evaluation by examining event logs and using a variety of proven assessment techniques. Progent's background with security consulting reduces your off-air time and permits Progent to suggest effective ways to prevent or mitigate future assaults.
Ransomware Cleanup and Restoration Expertise
Progent can provide the services of proven ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to restore a network compromised by a ransomware cryptoworm like Ryuk, WannaCry, Hermes, or Locky. To learn more, see ransomware removal and restoration consulting.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's low-cost ProSight line 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 and compliance. Managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection service that incorporates next generation behavior analysis technology to defend endpoints as well as servers and VMs against new malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily evade traditional signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to automate the entire threat progression including filtering, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer ultra-affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint management, and web filtering through leading-edge tools incorporated within one agent accessible from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's unique requirements and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry data protection regulations. Progent will assist you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that call for urgent action. Progent can also help your company to set up and test a backup and restore solution like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint security and Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized businesses a low cost and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and allows fast restoration of vital files, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of hardware breakdowns, software glitches, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver advanced expertise to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when needed, can help you to recover your critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup.
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 information security companies to provide centralized control and world-class security for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more details, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to a different hosting solution without a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting service. Learn more details 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 capture, maintain, find and protect information related to your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time wasted trying to find critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your business network such as standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning enhancements, doing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you require as soon as you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's veteran consultants offer world-class specialized help in vital areas of network protection including:
Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing
Progent offers experience with information risk auditing tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for conducting a variety of comprehensive network tests to identify possible security gaps. Progent has extensive experience with testing tools and can assist you to analyze assessment results and react efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also offer web application testing and can conduct expert assessments of corporate-wide security to assess your company's compliance with key worldwide security standards including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless security including in-place wireless appliances as well as mobile devices. Read additional information concerning Progent's Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.
Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wireless Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver world-class consulting services for Cisco's entire family of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Read more details concerning Cisco Security, VPN and Wireless Support.
Additional Firewall and VPN Consulting Services
Unannounced Intrusion Checking Consulting
In addition to being expert in a broad range of network security solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide companies of any size expert support for technologies from other major firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:
Unannounced intrusion checking is a key method for helping organizations to understand how vulnerable their networks are to real-world threats by revealing how well network protection processes and technologies hold up to planned but unannounced penetration efforts launched by seasoned security specialists utilizing the latest intrusion techniques. Learn the details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
CISM Security Support Services
Certified Information Security Manager defines the basic skills and worldwide benchmarks of performance that computer security professionals are required to achieve. It provides business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM have the background and skill to provide efficient security management and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM support professional to help your organization in vital security areas such as data protection governance, risk assessment, information security process management, and crisis response support.
Get the details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Services.
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP experts are cybersecurity specialists who have earned CISSP accreditation as a result of demonstrated professional work, rigorous study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status official recognition in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included within CISSP include cybersecurity administration procedures, security design and models, access control systems, software development security, operations security, physical security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.
Learn more information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure Network Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Certified security experts have earned ISSAP status after thorough testing and extensive hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth understanding of access management systems and methodologies, phone system and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your company with all aspects of architecture security.
Find out more information concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure System Architecture Consulting Services.
CISSP-ISSEP Premier Security Engineering Consultants
Cybersecurity consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated 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 cybersecurity analyst. Progent offers the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security expert to assist your organization to utilize modern system security engineering principles and techniques in system development, evaluate system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering leading practices, create cohesive system designs that include compliant cybersecurity features for all critical system functions, develop effective design and configuration strategies to deliver operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend realistic security models that balance your operational goals with your company's tolerance for risk.
Learn the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a recognized achievement that indicates expertise in information system security audit and control. Accredited by 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-Premier security professional able to help businesses in the fields of IS audit process, information technology governance, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology service delivery, protecting information assets, and disaster recovery preparedness.
Read additional information about Progent's CISA Support Expertise.
CRISC Risk Management Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate an IT professional's skills to design, deploy, and support information system control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to develop and carry out a workplace continuity plan that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management expertise is a good fit the services provided by Progent's CISA-Certified security engineers for impartially assessing your IS control design and also with the services of Progent's CISM experts for defining company-wide security policies and procedures.
Learn the details about Progent's CRISC Risk Management Services.
Global Information Assurance Certification Professional Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security engineers. GIAC's mission is to ensure that a certified security consultant has the skills needed to deliver support in vital categories of network, data, and program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions throughout the world including U.S. National Security Agency. Progent can provide the expertise of certified professionals for any of the network security disciplines addressed within GIAC certification programs such as auditing networks, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web-based services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Read more details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.
Depend on Progent for Computer Security Support
If your business is located in Chicago or elsewhere in Illinois and you need computer security expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
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