To get immediate online help with network security issues, businesses in Houston, TX, have access to expert support by contacting Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's remote support staff is available to offer fast and low-cost assistance with security issues that are impacting the viability of your information system. Progent's security engineers are premier to support systems based on Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide range of services addresses firewall expertise, email filtering and encryption, secure system infrastructure, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's technical support team has been awarded the world's most advanced security certifications including CISA and Certified Information Systems Security Professional.
Progent provides online security support on a by-the-minute model without minimum minutes and without extra fees for sign-up or after hours service. By charging by the minute and by delivering top-level expertise, Progent's pricing model keeps expenses under control and eliminates scenarios where quick fixes result in big expenses.
Our Network Has Been Hacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
In case you are currently fighting a security emergency, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Computer Support to see how to get immediate help. Progent maintains a pool of veteran cybersecurity specialists who offer online and onsite support that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your cybersecurity profile to guard against future attacks.
For companies that have prepared carefully for a security breech, the step-by-step post-attack handling model outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's approved method of responding to a serious security incident.
Introduction to Progent's Security Support Services
Managing network protection as well as staying ready for restoring vital information and functions following an attack requires an on-going program that entails an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's certified consultants can support your organization at all levels in your attempt to protect your IT network, ranging from security assessments to creating a comprehensive security plan. Some technologies covered by Progent's security engineers include Security Planning and Prevention, Information Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from Email-Based Threats.
Planning and Implementing Secure Networks
Every organization should develop a thoroughly thought out security plan that includes both preventive and reactive activity. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan defines activities to help IT staff to inventory the damage resulting from a breach, repair the damage, document the event, and revive network functions as soon as feasible. Progent can show you how to incorporate protection into your company operations. Progent can configure scanning utilities, define and build a safe computer architecture, and propose procedures and policies that will optimize the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are ready to help you to set up a firewall, deploy safe remote connectivity to email and data, and install an efficient virtual private network.
If your company is interested in an affordable option for outsourcing your security management, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Options include non-stop online server monitoring and immediate response to emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to design, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud-based resources and that comply with regulatory security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)
System Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent has skill in restoring systems and servers that have been hacked, are in question, or have ceased to function as a result of a security breach. Progent can show you how to assess the damage caused by the assault, return your company to normal business operations, and retrieve information compromised owing to the event. Progent's certified engineers can also oversee a comprehensive failure evaluation by going over activity logs and using a variety of proven assessment techniques. Progent's experience with security problems reduces your off-air time and allows Progent to recommend efficient measures to prevent or contain new assaults.
Ransomware Removal and Restoration Expertise
Progent offers the help of seasoned ransomware recovery consultants with the knowledge to rebuild an environment compromised by a ransomware virus such as Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or MongoLock. To find out more, see ransomware cleanup and restoration consulting.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's low-cost ProSight series of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. Managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that utilizes next generation behavior analysis tools to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware attacks like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to address the complete malware attack lifecycle including protection, detection, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services offer affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and VMs, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint control, and web filtering through cutting-edge tools packaged within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help your business to plan and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's unique requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security standards. Progent will help you define and implement policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that require urgent attention. Progent can also help you to install and test a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and enables rapid restoration of critical files, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can deliver world-class expertise to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can help you to recover your critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the infrastructure of top information security vendors to provide centralized control and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more details, visit 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 or mid-size business can have its key servers and apps hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the OS software, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hardware environment without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting provider. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to create, update, retrieve and safeguard data about your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time wasted trying to find vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youíre making improvements, doing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you require the instant you need it. Find out more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's seasoned consultants offer world-class expertise in key areas of computer security such as:
Security Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment
Progent offers expertise with security auditing software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for performing a variety of automatic network scans to reveal potential security holes. Progent has broad experience with testing tools and can help you to understand audit reports and respond efficiently. Progent's security engineers also provide web software validation and can perform thorough assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important global security specifications including HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. Also, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless protection covering in-place wireless equipment plus portable handsets. Learn additional information concerning Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco CCNP experts can provide world-class technical expertise for Cisco's complete range of protection and VPN products including PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst family switches. Read the details concerning Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Aironet Wireless Expertise.
Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Unannounced Penetration Checking Services
In addition to supporting a wide array of protection technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of any size top-level engineering services for technologies from other important firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers offer:
Stealth penetration checking is a valuable technique for allowing organizations to find out how vulnerable their information systems are to serious attacks by showing how well corporate security policies and technologies stand up to planned but unannounced penetration efforts instigated by seasoned security specialists using advanced hacking techniques. Read more information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager defines the basic skills and worldwide benchmarks of performance that information security managers are required to master. CISM offers executive management the confidence that those who have earned their CISM possess the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security administration and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM-certified expert to assist your enterprise in vital security areas including data protection governance, vulnerability assessment, data security process control, and incident response management.
Read more details concerning Progent's CISM Security Support Expertise.
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Services
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are cybersecurity specialists who have been awarded CISSP certification through demonstrated experience, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included within CISSP include security administration procedures, security design and models, access control systems, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
Read additional details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Premier Experts for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Certified cybersecurity consultants have been awarded ISSAP status following rigorous examination and extensive experience. field experience with network security design. ISSAP security experts have acquired comprehensive understanding of access control mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-premier security consultants can assist your business with all phases of secure network architecture.
Get additional details about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected Network Infrastructure Engineering Services.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Experts
Cybersecurity consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown their ability to provide large organizations with the services expected of a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior security analyst. Progent offers the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity expert to assist your organization to follow modern system security engineering principles and techniques in system development, evaluate system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering best practices, produce cohesive system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all key system functions, define efficient design strategies to deliver operational security, perform in-depth risk analysis, and propose realistic security solutions that balance your operational requirements with your organization's risk tolerance.
Find out the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is an important qualification that signifies expertise in network security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that candidates pass a comprehensive test overseen by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-Premier security audit consultant able to help businesses in the fields of IS audit process, information technology enforcement, network assets and infrastructure planned useful life, IT service delivery, protecting information resources, and business continuity planning.
Get additional details concerning Progent's CISA Support Services.
CRISC Network Risk Mitigation Specialists
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and support information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and execute a workplace continuity plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management expertise is complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for impartially evaluating your IS control mechanisms and with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified experts for designing security policies and procedures.
Find out additional details about Progent's CRISC Network Risk Mitigation Consulting.
Global Information Assurance Certification Professional Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security professionals. GIAC's goal is to ensure that a certified professional has the skills necessary to provide support in important areas of system, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and institutions around the world including United States NSA. Progent offers the assistance of GIAC certified consultants for all of the security services covered within GIAC certification topics including assessing perimeters, incident response, traffic analysis, web application security, and SIEM solutions.
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Depend on Progent for Network Security Help
If your company is located in Houston or elsewhere in Texas and you're looking for network security engineering help, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
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