To get immediate remote help with data security issues, businesses in Des Moines Iowa can find expert support from Progent's security professionals. Progent's online support staff is ready to provide effective and affordable assistance with security problems that threaten the productivity of your network. Progent's security engineers are premier to support systems powered by Microsoft, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's wide array of services addresses firewall expertise, email security, secure network architecture, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's support team has earned the world's top security certifications including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Information System Security Architecture Professional.
Progent provides remote security support services on a by-the-minute model without minimum times and no additional charges for sign-up or after hours support. By charging per minute and by delivering top-level support, Progent's pricing structure keeps expenses under control and avoids scenarios where simple fixes turn into big expenses.
We've Been Hacked: What Do We Do?
If your network is now experiencing a network security emergency, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Help to see how to get fast assistance. Progent maintains a pool of veteran network security experts who offer online and onsite assistance that includes containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and hardening of your cybersecurity posture to guard against future exploits.
For companies who have planned in advance for being hacked, the step-by-step post-attack handling model outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's recommended method of responding to a major security attack.
Introduction to Progent's Security Expertise
Managing data security as well as preparation for restoring vital data and functions following a security breach requires a continual process that entails a variety of tools and processes. Progent's certified professionals can support your organization at any level in your attempt to guard your information network, ranging from security assessments to designing a comprehensive security strategy. Important areas supported by Progent's security engineers include Security Planning and Prevention, Information Recovery and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Borne Spam and Viruses.
Planning and Implementing Protected Networks
Every company ought to develop a thoroughly considered security plan that includes both preventive and responsive elements. The proactive plan is a set of steps that works to minimize security gaps. The reactive strategy defines procedures to assist IT staff to inventory the damage caused by a breach, repair the damage, record the experience, and restore business activity as quickly as possible. Progent can advise you how to build security into your business operations. Progent can configure scanning software, define and execute a secure computer infrastructure, and recommend procedures and policies to enhance the protection of your information system. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to set up a firewall, design protected remote access to e-mail and information, and install an effective virtual private network.
If your company is interested in an economical way for jobbing out your security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Options include continual remote server monitoring and immediate response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to plan, deploy, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include physical and cloud hosted resources and that comply with government and industry data security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Microsoft 365 integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud planning and integration expertise.)
Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent has skill in recovering networks and computers that have been compromised, are quarantined, or have stopped working because of a security breakdown. Progent can show you how to evaluate the damage caused by the attack, restore ordinary business operations, and recover information lost as a result of the attack. Progent's certified specialists can also oversee a comprehensive forensic evaluation by examining event logs and using other proven assessment techniques. Progent's experience with security problems minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to propose effective ways to avoid or contain future attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Recovery Consulting
Progent can provide the help of experienced ransomware recovery experts with the skills to reconstruct an environment damaged by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. To learn more, visit ransomware removal and recovery consulting.
Work-from-Home Cybersecurity Solutions
At-home staff members typically utilize their personal computing devices and usually work in a poorly secured physical environment. This multiplies their susceptibility to malware attacks and requires careful configuration of corporate firewalls, anti-malware tools, multi-factor authentication, remote endpoint monitoring, extensive user training, and the creation of policies built on leading practices. Progent's seasoned roster of Work-from-home support consultants can help your business to design, configure and manage a compliant cybersecurity solution that protects vital IT resources in networks that incorporate remote workers.
Software/Firmware Update Management Services
Progent's managed services for patch management provide organizations of any size a versatile and cost-effective solution for assessing, validating, scheduling, applying, and documenting updates to your ever-evolving IT network. Besides optimizing the protection and functionality of your computer environment, Progent's patch management services free up time for your IT team to focus on line-of-business projects and tasks that deliver the highest business value from your network. Read more about Progent's software/firmware update management support services.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight portfolio of outsourced network management services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations 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): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes SentinelOne's next generation behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoints and physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape traditional signature-matching AV tools. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to address the complete threat progression including filtering, detection, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Top features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against new attacks. Progent is a SentinelOne Partner. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery based on SentinelOne technology.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer economical in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and reacting to cyber assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering via cutting-edge tools packaged within a single agent managed from a single control. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can assist you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique needs and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry data protection regulations. Progent will help you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require immediate action. Progent can also assist you to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
Progent has worked with leading backup product vendors to produce ProSight Data Protection Services, a portfolio of management offerings that provide backup-as-a-service (BaaS). All ProSight DPS products automate and track your data backup processes and enable non-disruptive backup and rapid recovery of vital files/folders, applications, images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machines. ProSight DPS helps your business avoid data loss resulting from hardware failures, natural disasters, fire, malware such as ransomware, user error, ill-intentioned employees, or software bugs. Managed backup services available in the ProSight DPS family include ProSight DPS Ataro VM Backup, ProSight Ataro Office 365 Total Backup, ProSight DPS ECHO Backup based on Barracuda purpose-built storage, and ProSight MSP360 Hybrid Backup. Your Progent expert can help you to determine which of these managed backup services are best suited for your network.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the technology of top data security vendors to deliver centralized management and world-class security for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a further level of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter. For more details, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Duo MFA: Two-factor Authentication (2FA) Services
Progent's Duo authentication services incorporate Cisco's Duo technology to protect against compromised passwords by using two-factor authentication. Duo supports one-tap identity confirmation on Apple iOS, Android, and other personal devices. Using 2FA, when you sign into a protected online account and give your password you are requested to verify your identity via a unit that only you possess and that uses a different ("out-of-band") network channel. A broad range of devices can be utilized as this added form of ID validation including an iPhone or Android or watch, a hardware/software token, a landline phone, etc. You can designate multiple verification devices. For details about Duo two-factor identity authentication services, go to Cisco Duo MFA two-factor authentication (2FA) services for at-home workers.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and managed by Progent's IT support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hardware solution without requiring a lengthy and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied one hosting provider. Learn more 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, maintain, find and safeguard information related to your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or domains and warranties. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can save up to half of time spent trying to find critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for holding and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether youÔŅĹre planning enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require the instant you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's seasoned consultants offer world-class support in vital areas of IT security including:
Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing
Progent provides experience with information risk evaluation utilities like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for performing a set of comprehensive system scans to identify possible security holes. Progent has broad experience with these utilities and can assist you to understand audit results and react efficiently. Progent's security consultants also offer web application validation and can conduct expert evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important global security standards such as FISMA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless security including in-place wireless appliances plus mobile handsets. Learn more information about Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver in-depth technical expertise for Cisco's entire range of protection and Virtual Private Network technologies such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure broadband and IS routers, wireless access points, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst family switches. Learn more details concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Expertise.
Additional Firewall and VPN Consulting Services
Stealth Penetration Checking Services
In addition to supporting a wide range of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide companies of all sizes top-level engineering services for technologies from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Progent's consultants can provide:
Stealth intrusion testing is a valuable method for allowing organizations to understand how susceptible their IT systems are to real-world threats by showing how thoroughly network security processes and mechanisms stand up against planned but unannounced intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security specialists using the latest hacking methods. Read additional details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the fundamental skills and worldwide benchmarks of performance that computer security professionals are expected to master. It provides business management the confidence that consultants who have been awarded their CISM have the background and skill to offer efficient security management and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM support professional to help your organization in critical security areas including information security governance, vulnerability assessment, data security program control, and crisis response support.
Learn more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Services.
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Expertise
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are cybersecurity specialists who have been awarded CISSP status as a result of verified experience, rigorous study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification recognizes mastery of an international standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP status official recognition in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included within CISSP include security administration procedures, security design and models, access permission systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.
Get the details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Premier Consultants for Secure System Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP Premier security consultants are specialists who have earned ISSAP accreditation following thorough examination and significant hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive understanding of access management mechanisms and methodologies, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.
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CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Consultants
Cybersecurity consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have proven their ability to provide enterprises with the expertise expected of a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior cybersecurity analyst. Progent can provide the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security consultant to help your organization to follow current system security engineering theory and techniques in system development, evaluate system security designs based on security engineering best practices, create cohesive system designs that include compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all critical system functions, develop effective design and configuration strategies to provide protection for operations, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose realistic security models that balance your operational requirements with your company's risk tolerance.
Learn the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting.
CISA Security Auditor Professional Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is a prestigious achievement that indicates mastery in network security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation has candidates undergo an extensive test administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Certified security consultant able to assist companies in the fields of information systems audit services, information technology governance, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, IT support, protecting information resources, and business continuity preparedness.
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CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and maintain information system controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to develop and execute a business continuity plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management expertise is complementary to the services provided by Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for impartially assessing your IS management mechanisms and with the expertise of Progent's CISM support professionals for designing company-wide security policies.
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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Support Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of network security professionals. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited security consultant possesses the knowledge needed to provide support in important areas of network, data, and application program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and government organizations around the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the expertise of GIAC certified professionals for any of the network security disciplines addressed under GIAC certification topics including auditing IT infrastructure, security incident handling, traffic analysis, web services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
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Get in Touch with Progent for Computer Security Consulting Services
If your business is situated in Des Moines Iowa and you're trying to find cybersecurity consulting expertise, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
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