To get immediate online help with data security issues, businesses in Downers Grove, IL, can find world-class expertise from Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online service consultants are available to provide fast and low-cost help with security emergencies that threaten the productivity of your IT network. Progent's security engineers are premier to support systems based on Microsoft, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad selection of services encompasses firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, secure network infrastructure, and business continuity planning. Progent's technical support team has earned the industry's most advanced security accreditations including GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) and ISSAP.
Progent offers remote security expertise on a per-minute model without minimum minutes and without additional charges for sign-up or after hours support. By billing per minute and by providing world-class support, Progent's pricing structure keeps costs under control and eliminates scenarios where quick solutions result in major expenses.
Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Should We Do Now?
In case your network is currently experiencing a security emergency, visit Progent's Urgent Remote Network Support to learn how to receive fast help. Progent maintains a team of veteran cybersecurity specialists who can provide remote and on-premises assistance that includes containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and hardening of your cybersecurity defense to guard against future exploits.
For companies who have planned carefully for an attack, the formal incident handling model promoted by GIAC is Progent's recommended method of responding to a major security attack.
Overview of Progent's Security Services
Managing network security and preparedness for recovering critical information and functions after a security breach requires a continual effort that entails an array of tools and procedures. Progent's certified security consultants can support your business at all levels in your efforts to protect your IT system, ranging from security assessments to designing a comprehensive security plan. Some technologies covered by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Implementation, Information Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Filtering of Email-Based Spam and Viruses.
Designing and Implementing Secure Environments
Every organization ought to have a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive and reactive activity. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of precautions that helps to minimize security gaps. The post-attack plan specifies procedures to help security staff to evaluate the losses caused by a breach, remediate the damage, record the experience, and restore business activity as soon as possible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate security into your business operations. Progent can install auditing software, define and implement a secure computer architecture, and recommend procedures and policies that will optimize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are available to help you to configure a firewall, deploy protected remote connectivity to e-mail and information, and configure an efficient virtual private network.
If you are interested in an affordable way for outsourcing your security management, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Options include automated remote system tracking and fast response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to plan, deploy, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud hosted resources and that comply with regulatory security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)
Data Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent offers expertise in restoring networks and devices that have been hacked, are in question, or have stopped working as a result of a security penetration. Progent can help assess the losses caused by the breach, return your company to normal functions, and retrieve data lost as a result of the event. Progent's certified engineers can also manage a thorough forensic evaluation by examining activity logs and using other proven assessment techniques. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your off-air time and allows Progent to suggest effective strategies to prevent or mitigate future assaults.
Ransomware Cleanup and Recovery Consulting
Progent offers the help of proven ransomware recovery experts with the skills to rebuild an environment that has suffered an attack by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, Dharma, NotPetya, or Locky. For more information, visit ransomware removal and restoration services.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight line of network monitoring and management services is intended 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. Managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes next generation behavior machine learning tools to guard endpoints as well as servers and VMs against modern malware attacks like ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely evade legacy signature-based AV tools. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to address the complete malware attack lifecycle including protection, identification, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and automatic network-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer security for physical servers and VMs, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, penetration alarms, device control, and web filtering via cutting-edge tools incorporated 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 specific needs and that helps you prove compliance with legal and industry data protection regulations. Progent will help you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require urgent action. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to set up and verify a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and medium-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and allows fast recovery of critical files, apps and VMs that have become lost or damaged as a result of hardware failures, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, 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 an on-promises device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR specialists can provide world-class expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when necessary, can help you to restore your business-critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the infrastructure of leading information security companies to deliver web-based control and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a further layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays inside your security perimeter. For more details, visit 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 business can have its key servers and apps hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual machine host set up and managed by Progent's network support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting solution without a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting provider. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, find and safeguard data about your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned about impending expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time spent looking for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require as soon as you need it. Find out more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's security consultants can provide world-class support in key areas of computer protection such as:
Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent provides experience with information risk auditing utilities like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for conducting a variety of automatic network scans to identify possible security holes. Progent has broad skills with these and similar utilities and can assist your company to analyze audit results and react appropriately. Progent's security consultants also provide web software validation and can perform thorough evaluation of enterprise-wide security to determine your company's compliance with major industry security specifications including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless security including in-place wireless appliances as well as portable devices. Learn more details about Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing.
Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide world-class consulting support for Cisco's entire family of protection and VPN products including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, secure high-speed and IS routers, wireless access points, Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst switches. Get the details about Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Consulting.
Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technologies
Unannounced Intrusion Testing Consulting
In addition to being expert in a wide range of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide businesses of all sizes expert support for solutions from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Progent's consultants offer:
Unannounced penetration testing is a key technique for helping organizations to understand how exposed their networks are to real-world threats by revealing how thoroughly network security processes and technologies hold up against planned but unpublicized penetration efforts instigated by veteran security engineers using the latest hacking methods. Get additional information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
CISM Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the core competencies and worldwide standards of performance that information security managers are expected to master. CISM offers business management the assurance that those who have been awarded their certification possess the background and skill to offer effective security administration and engineering services. Progent can provide a CISM-certified support professional to help your organization in critical security disciplines such as information protection governance, risk assessment, data security process control, and incident response management.
Read the details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Expertise.
CISSP Security Support Services
Progent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP certification through demonstrated experience, extensive study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP status accreditation in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included within CISSP include cybersecurity management practices, security architecture and test systems, connection permission methodology, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.
Learn additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Services.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Premier security experts have been awarded ISSAP status following rigorous testing and extensive experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your business with all phases of secure network architecture.
Find out the details about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected IT Infrastructure Consulting Services.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Consultants
Network Security consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated their ability to provide large organizations with the services 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 cybersecurity consultant to help your organization to utilize modern system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering best practices, create viable system designs that include compliant security mechanisms for all critical system functions, define efficient design strategies to provide protection for operations, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose realistic cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational goals with your organization's risk tolerance.
Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional Services
The CISA accreditation is a globally recognized qualification that indicates expertise in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that consultants pass an extensive examination overseen by the ISACA international professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-Premier security audit engineer able to help businesses in the areas of IS audit services, IT administration, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology support, protecting data assets, and business continuity planning.
Read the details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Services.
CRISC-certified Network Risk Mitigation Specialists
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA to validate an IT professional's ability to plan, implement, and maintain IS control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to develop and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery plan based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk mitigation services are complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-Certified security engineers for objectively evaluating your IS control design and also with the services of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for designing security policies and procedures.
Read the details concerning Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Expertise.
Global Information Assurance Certification Support Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security experts. GIAC's mission is to assure that a certified professional has the skills appropriate to deliver services in key categories of network, information, and application software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions throughout the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the expertise of certified professionals for all of the security disciplines addressed under GIAC accreditation programs such as auditing IT infrastructure, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web services security, and SIEM solutions.
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Contact Progent for Computer Security Help
If your business is located in Downers Grove or anywhere in Illinois and you're trying to find cybersecurity consulting expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.
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