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For fast online assistance with computer security problems, businesses in Houston, TX, have access to world-class support by contacting Progent's security professionals. Progent's online service consultants are available to offer effective and affordable help with security crises that threaten the productivity of your network. Progent's accredited engineers are certified to provide help for environments powered by Microsoft, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide array of services encompasses firewall technology, email security, secure network infrastructure, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's technical support team has earned the world's most advanced security credentials including CISM and Information System Security Architecture Professional.
Progent provides online security support services on a per-minute basis without minimum call duration and without extra fees for sign-up or off-hour service. By charging by the minute and by providing world-class expertise, Progent's pricing policy keeps costs low and eliminates scenarios where quick solutions turn into major charges.
Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Should We Do Now?
In case your business is now experiencing a network security crisis, visit Progent's Urgent Remote Network Help to find out how to get immediate aid. Progent maintains a pool of certified cybersecurity experts who offer online and on-premises support that includes threat containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and hardening of your security profile to guard against future exploits.
For companies that have prepared in advance for an attack, the step-by-step incident handling model promoted by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's recommended method of handling a serious security incident.
Overview of Security Expertise
Coordinating network protection as well as staying ready for restoring vital information and systems following a security breach demands an on-going process involving an array of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security consultants can assist your business at whatever level in your attempt to guard your IT network, from security evaluation to designing a complete security plan. Important technologies covered by Progent's experts include Planning and Prevention, Information Restoration and Security Forensics, and Managed Filtering of Email-Based Threats.
Designing and Implementing Secure Networks
Every organization should have a thoroughly considered security plan that includes both preventive and reactive steps. The pre-attack plan is a collection of steps that helps to minimize security gaps. The post-attack strategy specifies procedures to help security staff to inventory the losses caused by a breach, remediate the damage, record the experience, and restore business functions as soon as feasible. Progent can show you how to design protection into your company processes. Progent can install auditing utilities, define and implement a secure network infrastructure, and recommend procedures and policies that will maximize the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to set up a firewall, design protected online and mobile access to e-mail and data, and install an efficient virtual private network.
If you are interested in an affordable way for jobbing out your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Packages include automated remote system monitoring and quick response to emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to plan, implement, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud hosted resources and that are compliant with government security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)
System Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent has skill in restoring systems and devices that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have ceased to function because of a security attack. Progent can help assess the losses resulting from the breach, restore ordinary business operations, and retrieve data compromised as a result of the attack. Progent's security specialists can also manage a thorough forensic evaluation by examining activity logs and utilizing a variety of proven assessment tools. Progent's background with security problems minimizes your business disruption and allows Progent to propose effective measures to prevent or mitigate new attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Recovery Consulting
Progent offers the help of proven ransomware recovery consultants with the knowledge to restore an environment victimized by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, WannaCry, Hermes, or Locky. For more information, visit ransomware cleanup and restoration expertise.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight family of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning technology to defend endpoint devices and servers and VMs against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely evade traditional signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to manage the complete threat lifecycle including protection, infiltration detection, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Key features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver affordable multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device control, and web filtering through leading-edge tools packaged within one agent managed from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's specific needs and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry data protection regulations. Progent will help you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that call for immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to set up and verify a backup and restore system such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a low monthly rate, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables fast restoration of vital data, applications and VMs that have become lost or corrupted due to component failures, software glitches, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images/, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver advanced support to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can help you to restore your critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of leading data security companies to deliver web-based control and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more information, see ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its key servers and apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client retains ownership of the data, the OS software, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hosting environment without requiring a lengthy and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied one hosting provider. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, update, retrieve and safeguard information related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time thrown away searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether you’re making enhancements, doing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you need the instant you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's veteran engineers can provide unique consulting support in key facets of network security including:
Information Risk Audits and Compliance Assessment
Progent offers expertise with security auditing tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for conducting a set of automatic system tests to identify potential security holes. Progent has extensive skills with scanning tools and can assist your company to understand audit reports and respond efficiently. Progent's security engineers also offer web software validation and can conduct thorough evaluation of enterprise-wide security to determine your company's compliance with major global security standards including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless security including stationary wireless appliances as well as mobile handsets. Get more details concerning Progent's Information Risk Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can deliver in-depth technical services for Cisco's complete range of security and VPN technologies such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, protected high-speed and integrated services routers, wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst switches. Get more details about Cisco Protection, VPN and Wireless Support.
Additional Firewall and VPN Consulting Services
Stealth Penetration Testing Services
As well as being expert in a broad array of security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of any size advanced consulting for technologies from other popular firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's consultants offer:
Stealth penetration testing is a valuable technique for allowing businesses to find out how exposed their IT systems are to real-world attacks by showing how well network security processes and mechanisms hold up against planned but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Read additional details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager defines the core competencies and international standards of service that computer security managers are required to achieve. It provides business management the assurance that those who have earned their accreditation have the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security administration and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to assist your enterprise in key security disciplines such as information security governance, risk management, data protection program control, and crisis response support.
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CISSP Security Consulting Services
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are cybersecurity specialists who have been awarded CISSP status as a result of verified professional work, extensive study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for information security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge covered within CISSP include security administration procedures, security architecture and models, access permission systems, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
Learn more details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP status after rigorous examination and extensive hands-on work with information security design. ISSAP security experts have comprehensive understanding of access control mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your business with all phases of secure network architecture.
Find out additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected System Infrastructure Engineering Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Qualified Security Engineering Experts
Cybersecurity consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown their ability to provide enterprises with the services expected of 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 cybersecurity consultant to assist your enterprise to follow modern system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review system security designs according to security engineering best practices, produce cohesive system designs that include compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all key system functions, develop effective configuration strategies to deliver protection for operations, perform in-depth risk analysis, and propose practical cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational goals with your company's risk tolerance.
Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Services
The CISA accreditation is a recognized achievement that indicates mastery in IS security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-qualified security audit consultant trained to help companies in the areas of information systems audit services, IT administration, network assets and architecture planned useful life, information technology support, protecting information assets, and disaster recovery preparedness.
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CRISC IT Risk Mitigation Specialists
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's skills to plan, implement, and maintain information system controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to create and execute a workplace continuity plan based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk management expertise is complementary to the services provided by Progent's CISA-qualified consultants for objectively assessing your IT control mechanisms and with the expertise of Progent's CISM consultants for defining security policies and procedures.
Get more information concerning Progent's CRISC-certified Risk Management Consulting.
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of computer security experts. GIAC's mission is to make sure that an accredited security consultant has the skills needed to provide support in key areas of network, information, and application software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions throughout the world including United States NSA. Progent can provide the help of certified security engineers for any of the security disciplines covered within GIAC certification programs including auditing perimeters, security incident handling, traffic analysis, web-based services security, and SIEM solutions.
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Contact Progent for Computer Security Consulting Services
If your company is situated in Houston or anywhere in Texas and you need network security consulting, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.