To get fast remote assistance with network security problems, companies in Santa Cruz California have access to world-class expertise by contacting Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online support consultants are ready to provide efficient and affordable help with security issues that threaten the viability of your IT network. Progent's security engineers are certified to provide help for environments based on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's broad selection of services covers firewall technology, email security, protected system architecture, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's technical support staff has earned the world's most advanced security certifications including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Progent provides online security support on a by-the-minute basis without minimum minutes and no extra charges for setup or off-hour service. By charging per minute and by providing top-level help, Progent's billing policy keeps expenses low and eliminates scenarios where simple fixes entail big expenses.
Our System Has Been Attacked: What Do We Do Now?
In case your business is now experiencing a network security emergency, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Help to find out how to receive fast aid. Progent has a team of certified cybersecurity specialists who can provide remote and on-premises assistance that includes threat containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your security defense to guard against future attacks.
For businesses that have prepared beforehand for being hacked, the step-by-step incident handling model promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's recommended method of handling a serious security attack.
Introduction to Security Expertise
Managing data protection plus preparedness for recovering vital information and functions following an attack demands a continual process that entails a variety of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security experts can help your organization at whatever level in your efforts to secure your information network, from security assessments to designing a comprehensive security plan. Important areas covered by Progent's experts include Planning and Implementation, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of Email-Based Attacks.
Planning and Building Secure Networks
Any organization ought to develop a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive and responsive activity. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that helps to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy specifies procedures to help IT staff to inventory the losses resulting from an attack, repair the damage, record the event, and revive business functions as soon as possible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate security into your business operations. Progent can configure scanning utilities, create and execute a secure computer architecture, and propose processes and policies to maximize the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to set up a firewall, design safe remote access to e-mail and information, and install an effective virtual private network.
If you are interested in an economical way for outsourcing your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Options feature non-stop remote server monitoring and quick response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to design, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate physical and cloud-based infrastructure and that are compliant with government and industry data security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) planning and integration expertise.)
System Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent offers expertise in recovering systems and computers that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have stopped working following a security breakdown. Progent can help determine the losses caused by the assault, restore normal functions, and recover information lost as a result of the event. Progent's security specialists can also oversee a thorough forensic analysis by going over activity logs and utilizing a variety of advanced assessment tools. Progent's background with security problems minimizes your downtime and allows Progent to recommend efficient strategies to prevent or mitigate future attacks.
Ransomware Removal and Restoration Services
Progent offers the services of seasoned ransomware recovery consultants with the skills to rebuild an information system that has suffered an attack by a ransomware virus such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. For more information, see ransomware removal and restoration services.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight line of network management outsourcing services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. Managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes next generation behavior-based machine learning tools to defend endpoints and physical and virtual servers against new malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely get by legacy signature-matching AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to automate the entire malware attack lifecycle including filtering, infiltration detection, containment, remediation, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver affordable in-depth security for physical and virtual servers, desktops, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and responding to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, penetration alerts, device control, and web filtering through leading-edge tools packaged within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's specific needs and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry data security regulations. Progent will assist you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that require urgent action. Progent's consultants can also help you to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and medium-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and allows rapid restoration of critical files, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of component failures, software glitches, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide advanced support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPAA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can help you to recover your critical information. 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 and virus filtering service that uses the technology of leading information security companies to provide centralized management and comprehensive protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter. For more details, see ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
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 apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client retains ownership of the data, the OS software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to a different hardware solution without a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting service. Find out more details 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 makes it easy to capture, maintain, retrieve and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can save up to 50% of time spent searching for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether youíre making enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you need when you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's certified engineers can provide unique support in key facets of computer protection such as:
Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment
Progent provides experience with security auditing tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for performing a variety of automatic network tests to identify potential security problems. Progent has broad experience with these and similar utilities and can assist your company to understand assessment results and react efficiently. Progent's security engineers also provide web software validation and can perform thorough evaluation of enterprise-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important industry security standards such as HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless protection including in-place wireless appliances as well as portable handsets. Learn the details about Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver in-depth consulting expertise for Cisco's entire range of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), protected high-speed and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst switches. Read more information about Cisco Protection, VPN and Wireless Support.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technologies
Stealth Penetration Checking Consulting
In addition to being expert in a broad array of protection technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of all sizes advanced support for technologies from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's consultants offer:
Stealth penetration testing is a valuable method for helping companies to determine how vulnerable their networks are to serious threats by testing how effectively corporate protection processes and mechanisms stand up against planned but unannounced penetration efforts launched by seasoned security engineers using advanced intrusion methods. Find out the details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
CISM Security Support Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the fundamental skills and worldwide benchmarks of performance that information security managers are required to achieve. It provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their CISM have the experience and skill to offer efficient security administration and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to assist your organization in vital security areas including information protection governance, risk assessment, data protection process management, and crisis response support.
Find out more details concerning Progent's CISM Security Support Assistance.
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP status as a result of verified professional work, rigorous study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification recognizes mastery of an international standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP status official recognition in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included within CISSP include cybersecurity administration practices, security design and models, access control methodology, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.
Learn additional details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure Network Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Certified cybersecurity consultants have earned ISSAP accreditation following rigorous testing and extensive experience. field experience with network security design. ISSAP consultants have in-depth understanding of access management systems and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can help your business with all phases of architecture security.
Get more information about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Infrastructure Engineering Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Premier Security Engineering Consultants
Cybersecurity consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated their ability to provide enterprises 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 network security expert to help your organization to utilize current system security engineering principles and processes in system development, evaluate system security designs based on security engineering leading practices, create viable system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all critical system functions, define efficient design and configuration strategies to deliver protection for operations, perform in-depth risk analysis, and propose realistic security solutions that balance your operational goals with your company's risk tolerance.
Learn the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting Services.
Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Expertise
The CISA credential is a recognized qualification that represents expertise in IS security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo an exhaustive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-Premier security audit engineer trained to help companies in the areas of IS audit process, IT administration, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, IT service delivery, protecting data resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.
Get more information about Progent's CISA Professional Services.
CRISC Risk Mitigation Specialists
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA to validate a consultant's skills to design, implement, and support IS controls to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help your company to create and carry out a workplace continuity plan that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-Certified security engineers for impartially auditing your IT control mechanisms and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for defining company-wide security policies.
Read additional information about Progent's CRISC-certified Network Risk Management Expertise.
GIAC Consulting Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of network security engineers. GIAC's mission is to verify that a certified professional has the knowledge necessary to provide services in key categories of system, information, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and government organizations throughout the world including United States NSA. Progent can provide the help of GIAC certified security engineers for any of the network security capabilities addressed under GIAC accreditation programs such as auditing IT infrastructure, incident response, intrusion detection, web-based application security, and SIEM solutions.
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Contact Progent for Computer Security Expertise
If your organization is situated in Santa Cruz California and you need cybersecurity engineering help, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.
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