For immediate remote help with network security issues, businesses in Houston, TX, have access to expert expertise by contacting Progent's security professionals. Progent's online support staff is ready to offer efficient and affordable assistance with security crises that are impacting the viability of your IT network. Progent's security consultants are premier to support environments based on Microsoft, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's wide array of consulting services addresses firewall expertise, email security, secure system architecture, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's technical support staff has been awarded the world's most advanced security credentials including Certified Information Systems Auditor and ISSAP.
Progent offers remote security help on a per-minute basis with no minimum times and without extra fees for sign-up or off-hour support. By billing per minute and by providing top-level expertise, Progent's billing policy keeps expenses low and avoids scenarios where simple solutions result in big expenses.
We've Been Attacked: What Can We Do Now?
If you are now experiencing a security emergency, go to Progent's Emergency Online Network Support to see how to receive fast aid. Progent maintains a pool of seasoned cybersecurity specialists who can provide online and on-premises assistance that includes threat containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and hardening of your security defense to guard against future exploits.
For businesses that have planned carefully for an attack, the step-by-step incident handling model outlined by GIAC is Progent's recommended method of handling a major security incident.
Introduction to Security Services
Coordinating computer protection as well as preparation for restoring vital data and systems following a security breach requires a continual effort involving a variety of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security professionals can help your organization at all levels in your attempt to safeguard your information system, ranging from security audits to designing a comprehensive security program. Key technologies covered by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Prevention, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from Email-Borne Threats.
Planning and Building Secure Environments
Every business ought to have a carefully thought out security plan that incorporates both proactive and responsive steps. The proactive plan is a collection of precautions that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy defines activities to help IT personnel to assess the losses caused by a breach, remediate the damage, document the event, and restore network functions as soon as possible. Progent can advise you how to design security into your business operations. Progent can set up auditing software, create and implement a safe network infrastructure, and recommend procedures and policies that will enhance the protection of your information system. Progent's security professionals are available to help you to set up a firewall, design secure online and mobile access to e-mail and data, and configure an efficient virtual private network (VPN).
If your company is interested in an affordable option for outsourcing your network security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Packages feature continual remote server monitoring and fast response to emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to design, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate local and cloud-based infrastructure and that are compliant with regulatory data security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises installations of Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud planning and integration expertise.)
Data Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent has skill in restoring networks and devices that have been hacked, are suspect, or have stopped working following a security penetration. Progent can show you how to determine the damage resulting from the assault, return your company to normal business operations, and retrieve information lost owing to the attack. Progent's certified specialists can also perform a thorough failure analysis by examining event logs and utilizing other proven forensics techniques. Progent's background with security consulting minimizes your business disruption and allows Progent to propose efficient measures to prevent or contain future attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Recovery Services
Progent offers the help of experienced ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to restore an environment victimized by a ransomware virus such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. To find out more, visit ransomware cleanup and recovery expertise.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight family of network management outsourcing 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: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that utilizes cutting edge behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoints and physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely evade traditional signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to address the entire malware attack progression including blocking, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Key features include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time system-wide immunization against new attacks. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer ultra-affordable in-depth security for physical servers and VMs, desktops, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and responding to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, device control, and web filtering via leading-edge tools incorporated within one agent managed from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's specific needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry data protection standards. 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 urgent action. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and enables fast restoration of critical files, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted due to component breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus 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 cloud backup specialists can deliver advanced support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can assist you to recover your business-critical information. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the infrastructure of top data security companies to provide web-based management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and apps hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual machine host configured and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the OS software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hardware solution without a lengthy and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting provider. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, update, find and protect data related to your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time spent trying to find vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you need as soon as you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's certified consultants can provide unique support in vital facets of computer protection including:
Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing
Progent provides experience with security evaluation software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for performing a variety of comprehensive network scans to uncover possible security problems. Progent has broad skills with these and similar utilities and can help you to understand assessment results and respond appropriately. Progent's security consultants also offer web application testing and can conduct expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with major global security standards including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. Also, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security covering stationary wireless appliances plus mobile devices. Get more information about Progent's Information Risk 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 (CCIEs) and Cisco CCNP experts can provide world-class technical expertise for Cisco's entire family of protection and VPN technologies including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure broadband and integrated services routers, wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst switches. Get additional information about Cisco Security, VPN and Aironet Wireless Help.
Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
Unannounced Intrusion Checking Services
In addition to being expert in a broad range of network security solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide businesses of any size advanced engineering services for products from other popular firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's consultants can provide:
Stealth penetration checking is a vital method for allowing businesses to determine how exposed their networks are to real-world attacks by revealing how effectively corporate security policies and mechanisms stand up to authorized but unannounced intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced hacking methods. Learn additional details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Services
CISM defines the basic competencies and worldwide benchmarks of performance that information technology security professionals are required to master. CISM provides executive management the confidence that consultants who have earned their accreditation have the experience and skill to offer efficient security management and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM consultant to assist your enterprise in vital security areas including information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, data protection process management, and crisis response management.
Find out more information concerning Progent's CISM Security Consulting Services.
CISSP Security Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP experts are cybersecurity engineers who have been awarded CISSP certification as a result of verified experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in an international standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP status accreditation in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise covered under CISSP include security management practices, security design and test systems, access permission methodology, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, encryption, telecommunications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
Find out the details concerning Progent's CISSP Support Services.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Premier cybersecurity experts have earned ISSAP certification as a result of thorough testing and substantial hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP consultants possess in-depth knowledge of access control mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can assist your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.
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CISSP-ISSEP Certified Cybersecurity Engineering Experts
Cybersecurity consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown 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 cybersecurity analyst. Progent offers the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security expert to help your organization to utilize modern system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review and evaluate system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering leading practices, produce viable system designs that incorporate compliant security features for all critical system functions, develop effective design strategies to deliver protection for operations, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend realistic security models that balance your operational goals with your company's risk tolerance.
Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting Services.
Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is an important achievement that indicates expertise in IS security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential has candidates pass an extensive examination administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-Certified security audit professional able to assist businesses in the areas of IS audit services, IT governance, network assets and architecture lifecycle, IT support, safeguarding information resources, and disaster recovery planning.
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CRISC Risk Mitigation Experts
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's ability to design, deploy, and support information system controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help your company to develop and carry out a business continuity plan that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk management expertise is complementary to the services provided by Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for objectively auditing your IT control design and with the services of Progent's CISM-certified experts for defining company-wide security policies and procedures.
Learn additional details concerning Progent's CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Support.
GIAC Professional Expertise
GIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of IT security professionals. GIAC's mission is to verify that a certified security consultant possesses the skills needed to deliver services in vital categories of network, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and institutions around the world including U.S. National Security Agency. Progent offers the support of certified security engineers for all of the network security services covered within GIAC certification topics such as assessing perimeters, incident handling, intrusion detection, web services security, and SIEM solutions.
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Contact Progent for Computer Security Help
If your business is situated in Houston or anywhere in Texas and you're looking for cybersecurity support services, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
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