Small business information networks in the state ofIllinoiscan depend on quick and affordable online help from Progent's qualified network security consultants to assist with critical security issues. Rates are affordable, billing is per minute, sign-up is immediate, and service is world class. Progent also offers assistance for complex projects that demand the services of seasoned security engineers with top industry certifications.
If yourIllinoisbusiness is outside of more populated metropolitan areas such asChicago, Aurora, Rockford, or Naperville, support from nearby qualified network security engineers is often problematic when you have an urgent situation. This can cause lost revenue for your business, upset customers, idle workers, and distracted management. By utilizing Progent, you have access to a Premier security professional who can provide assistance whenever you have to have it to keep your network on line and restore your data.
Progent can assist you at any level in your efforts to protect your information system with support services ranging from security assessments to creating a company-wide security strategy. Progent provides affordable service to assist businesses of all sizes to configure and maintain protected networks powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that may include computers based on UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems as well as BYOD users with Apple iOS handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone devices.
Progent can also help you outsource spam blocking and protection from e-mail-based security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption solution that uses the technology of top information security companies to deliver web-based management and comprehensive protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway device to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also enable Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall.
Progent's security experts are accessible online or in person to offer a variety of urgent or project-based network security services including:
If your business has an immediate need for IT security help, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Network Help.
Progent's consultants can deliver advanced services in key areas of computer security including security evaluation, firewall and VPN expertise, and high-level security planning.
Progent's certified security consultants can assess the effectiveness of your current network protection implementation through comprehensive remote automated analysis via advanced software tools and tested procedures. Progent's skill in this service saves your company time and money and offers a detailed picture of security holes. The information your business gains can form the foundation of a security plan that can allow your information system to operate safely and respond rapidly to future risks.
Automated Network Security Assessment
Progent offers consulting in the use of security analysis products such as Microsoft's MBSA and GFI LANguard for affordably performing a set of programmed system auditing scans to identify potential security weaknesses. Progent has broad knowledge of other network analysis tools including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP application mapper, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as utilities like Metasploit Framework, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand audit reports and react appropriately.
Progent can help you design security into your business operations, install auditing applications, define and deploy a secure system architecture, and recommend policies to optimize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are ready to show you how to set up a firewall, design safe remote connectivity to email and business applications, and integrate VPN. Find out additional information on Progent's network security analysis.
Security Inventory Scanning Packages for Small Businesses
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory scanning bundles designed to allow small businesses to receive an objective network security assessment from a certified security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs an extensive test of your network from beyond your firewall to determine possible risks in the security profile you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer runs a system scan from an authorized machine within your company firewall to uncover the risk to inside attacks. Both security inventory services are set up and executed from a secured external location. The project is overseen by an engineer with high-level security accreditations and who produces a document that details and interprets the information captured by the security scan and proposes practical remediation if called for.
Network Intrusion Analysis Support Services
Stealth intrusion testing is an important part of any successful IT system security plan. Progentís security experts can run thorough intrusion checks without the awareness of your company's internal network support staff. Stealth penetration testing shows whether existing security defense systems such as intrusion incident warnings and event log monitoring are correctly configured and consistently monitored. Find out additional information on Progent's network security penetration analysis consulting.
Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent's expertise in security solutions encompasses in-depth field work with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology offered by multiple vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent offers the services of consultants with key networking accreditations such as CCIE and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.
Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Configuration and Troubleshooting
The current ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide significantly more bang for the buck than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for all new installations. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire line of ASA 5500-X devices can be configured to enable Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most popular network intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring powerful new capabilities including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network consultants can help you to maintain your legacy PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances and upgrade efficiently to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your business to plan, configure, optimize, administer and troubleshoot firewall environments built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Find out additional information about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower configuration and troubleshooting services.
Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and remote access technology represent a complete range of easy-to-administer security products to help safeguard your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN product family includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's professional consulting staff includes experienced specialists with Cisco's CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who can help your company to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that fit best with your company objectives. Find out additional information concerning Progent's Consulting Expertise for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Appliances.
Consulting Services for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent offers small and medium size organizations professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies such as Check Point Software, Juniper, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to create a comprehensive security strategy and select the right technologies from multiple suppliers to support your security objectives while staying within your spending restraints.
Progent's Flat-rate 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 facets of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior analysis technology to guard endpoints and physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily escape legacy signature-based AV tools. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to address the entire malware attack lifecycle including filtering, detection, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time network-wide immunization against new threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver economical multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, penetration alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's unique requirements and that helps you prove compliance with government and industry data protection standards. Progent will assist you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alarms that require immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also help you 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 potentially disastrous cyber attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and enables fast restoration of critical files, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of hardware failures, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver world-class expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, when necessary, can help you to recover your critical data. Read more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the technology of top data security companies to provide centralized management and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. The 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 inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a further level of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays 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 or mid-size business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting solution without a time-consuming and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting provider. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: IT 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, find and protect data related to your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to half of time spent looking for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common location for holding and sharing all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning enhancements, doing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you require as soon as you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Certified Security Design
Any company should have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive processes and reaction planning. The proactive strategy is a collection of procedures that help to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy helps your company's security engineers to assess the damage resulting from an attack, fix the damage, document the event, and get the IT network operational as soon as possible.
Progent's certified IT security consultants can to assist your company to run a full vulnerability assessment and define a network security plan to establish security policies and mechanisms to mitigate ongoing attacks and threats.
CISM Accredited System Security Support Services
The CISM committee describes the core capabilities and worldwide standards of performance that IT security managers are expected to learn. CISM gives executive management the assurance that those who have qualified for their CISM credential have the background and knowledge to provide efficient security management and consulting consulting. Progent can provide the services of CISM Certified security consultants to help companies with:
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- Network Security Governance
- Risk Analysis
- IS Security Program Management
- Network Security Administration
- Response Planning
CISSP Certified Security Engineering Services
CISSP recognizes expertise with an international standard for network security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has awarded certification recognition in the field of information security defined by ISO 17024. Progent offers the services of security professionals who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified consultant to help your organization in a broad range of security areas such as:
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- Security Management Practices
- Security Architecture and Models
- Access Management Systems and Methodology
- Software Development Security
- Secure Operations
- Site Security
- Cryptography Mechanisms
- Telecommunications, Network and WAN Security
- Business Continuity Preparedness
CISSP-ISSAP Accredited Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Support
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified network architecture engineers are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP Certification as a result of rigorous examination and extensive experience with information security architecture. The ISSAP certification indicates proven mastery in the most challenging demands of information system security architecture within the broader field of IS security expertise required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture such as.
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- Access Control Mechanisms and Techniques
- Telecom and Network Infrastructure Protection
- Data Encryption Options
- Requirements Analysis and Security Guidelines
- Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
- Hardware Security
CISA Accredited IS Security Auditing Consulting Services
The CISA credential is an important achievement that represents expertise in IS security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA information security audit consultants can assist your IT organization in the areas of:
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- Information Systems Audit Process
- IT Administration
- Network Assets and Architecture Planned Useful Life
- Information Technology Service Delivery
- Protecting Data Assets
- Disaster Recovery Preparedness
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's ability to design, implement, and maintain IS control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help your company to create and execute a business continuity plan that follows leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC network risk mitigation consultants offer a variety of risk evaluation services including:
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- Gather data and review documentation to help identify significant vulnerabilities
- Inventory legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and company standards associated with your information system to determine their possible influence on your business goals
- Identify potential threats for your business workflows to assist in evaluating your corporate risk
- Create a risk awareness program and conduct seminars to ensure your organization appreciate IT risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
- Connect identified risk scenarios to related business procedures to help determine risk responsibility
- Validate risk tolerance with executive management and key stakeholders to ensure they align
GIAC Certified Network Security Consulting Expertise
GIAC was established in 1999 to validate the skill of network security experts. GIAC's goal is to make sure that a certified professional has the knowledge necessary to provide services in important areas of system, data, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified security audit consultants are available to help your business in the areas of:
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- Assessing Perimeters
- Security Incident Response
- Intrusion Detection
- Web Application Security
- SIEM solutions
Talk to a Certified Progent Security Engineer
To find out how to contact a certified security consultant for online or on-premises help in Illinois, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Computer Support.