To get fast remote assistance with network security problems, businesses in Santa Cruz California have access to expert support from Progent's security professionals. Progent's online support staff is available to provide effective and low-cost help with security issues that threaten the viability of your network. Progent's accredited consultants are certified to support environments based on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad selection of consulting services covers firewall configuration, email security, secure system infrastructure, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support team has been awarded the industry's most advanced security credentials including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Information System Security Architecture Professional.

Progent offers remote security expertise on a per-minute model with no minimum times and no extra charges for setup or off-hour support. By charging per minute and by delivering top-level help, Progent's billing structure keeps costs low and eliminates scenarios where simple fixes result in big charges.

Our System Has Been Hacked: What Can We Do?
Network Security ConsultantsIn case your network is now experiencing a security crisis, visit Progent's Emergency Online Technical Support to learn how to receive immediate help. Progent maintains a team of veteran cybersecurity experts who offer online and on-premises assistance that includes threat containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your cybersecurity defense to guard against future attacks.

For businesses who have planned in advance for being hacked, the formal post-attack handling model promoted by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's preferred method of handling a serious security attack.

Overview of Progent's Security Services
Coordinating computer security as well as preparedness for restoring vital information and functions following an attack demands a continual program involving a variety of tools and processes. Progent's certified security professionals can help your business at any level in your efforts to safeguard your IT network, ranging from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security plan. Some technologies covered by Progent's experts include Planning and Prevention, Data Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Filtering of Email-Borne Threats.

Planning and Building Protected Networks
Every business should have a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive and reactive activity. The proactive plan is a set of steps that works to reduce security gaps. The post-attack strategy specifies procedures to assist security personnel to assess the losses resulting from a breach, repair the damage, document the experience, and revive network functions as quickly as possible. Progent can show you how to incorporate security into your business operations. Progent can configure auditing software, define and execute a safe network architecture, and recommend processes and policies that will maximize the safety of your information system. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to configure a firewall, deploy secure online and mobile access to email and data, and install an effective virtual private network.

If your company is looking for an economical way for outsourcing your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Options feature non-stop online network monitoring and immediate response to emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to design, deploy, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include physical and cloud hosted infrastructure and that comply with government and industry security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud integration expertise.)

System Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent provides skill in restoring systems and computers that have been compromised, are suspect, or have stopped working as a result of a security breach. Progent can show you how to evaluate the losses resulting from the assault, restore normal business operations, and retrieve data compromised owing to the event. Progent's certified specialists can also perform a comprehensive failure evaluation by examining event logs and utilizing other advanced forensics techniques. Progent's experience with security consulting reduces your off-air time and allows Progent to suggest efficient ways to prevent or mitigate new assaults.

Ransomware Cleanup and Recovery Consulting
Progent offers the help of experienced ransomware recovery experts with the skills to reconstruct a network victimized by a ransomware cryptoworm like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or MongoLock. To find out more, visit ransomware removal and restoration services.

Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight line of managed services is intended 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: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes next generation behavior machine learning technology to guard endpoints as well as servers and VMs against new malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely get by traditional signature-based AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud resources and offers a single platform to automate the complete malware attack progression including blocking, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows VSS and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer security for physical and virtual servers, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device management, and web filtering through cutting-edge tools incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your organization's unique requirements and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry data security regulations. Progent will assist you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that call for urgent action. Progent can also assist your company to install and verify a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly rate, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and allows fast restoration of vital files, applications and VMs that have become lost or damaged as a result of hardware failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery specialists can provide world-class expertise to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPAA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can help you to restore your critical information. Find out more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the technology of top data security vendors to deliver web-based management and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device provides a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the local gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect 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 Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and managed by Progent's network support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported easily to a different hosting environment without requiring a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into a single hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, update, retrieve and safeguard information about your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time wasted searching for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your business network such as recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning enhancements, performing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you need the instant you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Specialized Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's seasoned engineers offer unique specialized help in vital areas of network protection including:

Information Risk Audits and Security Compliance Testing
Progent provides experience with security evaluation software like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for conducting a variety of automatic system tests to reveal possible security gaps. Progent has broad experience with these utilities and can assist your company to understand assessment reports and react efficiently. Progent's security engineers also provide web application validation and can conduct expert evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with major worldwide security standards including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection including in-place wireless equipment plus mobile devices. Learn additional information concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, VPN, 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 complete family of security and Virtual Private Network solutions such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst family switches. Find out additional details about Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Consulting.

Other Firewall and VPN Solutions
As well as supporting a broad range of protection technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of all sizes advanced consulting for technologies from other popular firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's consultants can provide:

Stealth Penetration Checking Services
Unannounced intrusion checking is a key method for helping businesses to determine how exposed their IT environments are to real-world threats by showing how effectively corporate protection processes and technologies hold up to planned but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by veteran security specialists using advanced hacking techniques. Read additional details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Engineers for Santa Cruz CaliforniaCertified Information Security Manager identifies the fundamental competencies and worldwide benchmarks of performance that IT security professionals are expected to master. It provides business management the confidence that consultants who have been awarded their certification possess the experience and knowledge to offer efficient security administration and engineering services. Progent can provide a CISM-certified consultant to assist your enterprise in vital security disciplines including data protection governance, risk management, information security program control, and crisis response management.

Learn more information about Progent's CISM Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Security Consulting Services
CISSP Certified System Security Engineers for Santa Cruz CaliforniaProgent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have earned CISSP accreditation as a result of verified experience, rigorous study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification indicates expertise in a worldwide standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP status official recognition in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered under CISSP include security administration procedures, security architecture and test systems, access control systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

Learn additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Consultants for Secure System Infrastructure
CISSP CISSP-ISSAP Cybersecurity Architecture Consultants for Santa Cruz CaliforniaProgent's ISSAP Premier cybersecurity experts have earned ISSAP status following rigorous examination and significant experience. field experience with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth understanding of access control mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your company with all aspects of architecture security.

Learn more information about Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected IT Infrastructure Consulting Support.

CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Consultants
CISSP-ISSEP certified Cybersecurity ConsultantsCybersecurity consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown 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 cybersecurity analyst. Progent offers the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security expert to assist your organization to utilize current system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review system security designs according to cybersecurity engineering leading practices, create viable system designs that include compliant cybersecurity features for all key system functions, develop effective design strategies to deliver operational security, perform in-depth risk analysis, and recommend realistic cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational goals with your organization's risk tolerance.

Find out the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Expertise
CISA Cybersecurity Auditor Engineers for Santa Cruz CaliforniaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a prestigious qualification that represents expertise in network security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential has consultants undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-Premier security professional trained to help businesses in the fields of information systems audit process, IT enforcement, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology support, protecting data assets, and business continuity planning.

Learn more details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Services.

CRISC Risk Management Consultants
CRISC-certified IT Risk Consultants for Santa Cruz CaliforniaThe CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's skills to design, implement, and support information system control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and carry out a workplace continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's risk management expertise is complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for objectively assessing your IS control design and also with the services of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for defining security policies.

Read additional details concerning Progent's CRISC-certified Network Risk Mitigation Expertise.

Global Information Assurance Certification Consulting Services
Network Security Consultants with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Santa Cruz CaliforniaGIAC was founded in 1999 to certify the skill of IT security engineers. GIAC's mission is to ensure that an accredited professional has the skills necessary to provide support in vital areas of system, data, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including United States NSA. Progent can provide the help of certified consultants for all of the security disciplines covered within GIAC certification programs including auditing IT infrastructure, security incident response, traffic analysis, web-based services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

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Contact Progent for Computer Security Expertise
If your organization is situated in Santa Cruz California and you want cybersecurity expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.

Santa Cruz-Monterey Bay Area Contact Information:
Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties.

Onsite IT Consulting
Progent locations in Santa Cruz-Monterey Bay Area

City Address Phone Link
Monterey 419 Webster Street
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 824-2134 Monterey Network Support Services
Salinas 1615 Bunker Hill Way
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 400-1300 Salinas Network Support Services
Santa Cruz 101 Cooper St, #4526
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 600-4300 Santa Cruz Network Support Services