Small business computer networks inIllinoiscan depend on quick and economical remote help from Progent's accredited security engineers to resolve critical security issues. The cost is competitive, billing is per minute, engagement is immediate, and service is unbeatable. Progent also provides assistance for complex projects that demand the expertise of seasoned security consultants with high-level industry credentials.
In case yourIllinoisnetwork is based some distance from more populated metropolitan areas such asChicago, Aurora, Rockford, or Naperville, access to local qualified network security consultants is often problematic when you have a security disaster. This could mean lost revenue for your company, angry customers, unproductive employees, and defocused management. By calling Progent's online services, you have access to a Premier security consultant who can offer assistance whenever you have to have it to get your system running and salvage your information.
Progent can assist you in your efforts to guard your network with support that can range from network security assessments to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides affordable service to help small and midsize companies to set up and maintain safe IT environments based on Microsoft Windows and Cisco technology and that can include servers and desktops running UNIX or Linux platforms plus mobile users with Apple iOS handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone devices.
Progent can also assist you to outsource spam filtering and protection from email-borne security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption solution that uses the services and infrastructure of top data security companies to deliver web-based control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and encryption. The on-premises gateway can also enable Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter.
Progent's security professionals are accessible online or in person to offer a range of emergency or project-based network security services including:
If your company has an immediate requirement for IT security support, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Technical Help.
Progent's support professionals can deliver world-class support in key fields of system protection including auditing, firewall/VPN support, and high-level security planning.
System Security Audits
Progent's certified security consultants can assess the vulnerability of your current computer protection systems by performing comprehensive remote automated testing via advanced utilities and tested procedures. Progent's skill in this testing saves you consulting fees and assures an objective portrayal of system vulnerability. The information your business is provided can form the foundation of a security strategy that will permit your network to run dependably and adapt quickly to future threats.
Automated Network Security Evaluation
Progent provides consulting in the use of security testing utilities including Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner for affordably performing a set of automatic system testing checks to identify possible security vulnerabilities. Progent has broad experience with additional security analysis tools such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye, plus utilities such as Metasploit Framework, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can help you to make sense of testing reports and react effectively.
Progent can help you build protection into your company processes, configure auditing tools, define and deploy a protected system architecture, and suggest procedures to maximize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are available to show you how to set up a firewall, implement safe remote access to email and data, and install virtual private network. Find out more concerning Progent's automated security analysis.
Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two low-cost security inventory service bundles designed to allow small businesses to get an objective network security evaluation from a qualified security expert. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer administers an extensive examination of your network from outside your firewall to determine potential risks in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, a security expert runs a network scan from a secure machine within your firewall to evaluate vulnerabilities to internal attacks. Both security inventory packages are configured and run from a protected external location. The process is directed by an engineer who has earned top security accreditations and who generates a report that details and analyzes the information collected by the security scan and suggests cost-effective remediation where appropriate.
Network Intrusion Analysis Support Services
Stealth intrusion testing is a key component of any successful IT system security strategy. Progentís security professionals can run thorough penetration checks without the knowledge of your organization's internal network support staff. Unannounced penetration checking shows whether existing security defense tools such as intrusion detection warnings and event history monitoring are properly configured and actively monitored. Learn additional information concerning Progent's stealth penetration testing consulting.
Progent's expertise in network security solutions encompasses in-depth familiarity with major firewalls and VPN products offered by multiple companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the support of consultants who have earned key industry accreditations such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft MCSE.
Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Configuration and Troubleshooting
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide significantly more value than Cisco's previous firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for all new deployments. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire line of Cisco ASA 5500-X devices can be configured to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most popular network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring enhanced features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can help your company to maintain your existing PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate efficiently to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist you to plan, deploy, optimize, administer and debug firewall solutions built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read more information about ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and debugging services.
Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and offsite connection technology offer a comprehensive line of easy-to-administer security solutions to help safeguard your local and remote network infrastructure. Cisco's Virtual Private Network line includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's professional consulting staff includes field-proven specialists with Cisco's CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who can help your company to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that align most closely with your business goals. Read more information concerning Progent's Consulting Services for Cisco Security Technology and Virtual Private Network Products.
Engineering Services for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent offers small and mid-size organizations expert support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors such as WatchGuard, Juniper, and SonicWall. Progent can help you design a detailed security strategy and select the right technologies from a variety of vendors to support your security goals while sticking within your budget limits.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight line of network monitoring and management services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates next generation behavior machine learning technology to defend endpoints as well as servers and VMs against new malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely get by legacy signature-matching AV products. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to automate the complete threat progression including filtering, identification, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key features include single-click rollback with Windows VSS and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver economical in-depth protection for physical and virtual servers, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint management, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can assist you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP environment that meets your company's specific needs and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will assist you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that require urgent attention. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to install and test a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and medium-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and allows rapid restoration of vital data, applications and VMs that have become lost or corrupted due to component failures, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can provide advanced expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPAA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can help you to restore your critical data. Learn 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 information security companies to provide centralized control and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a further layer of inspection for inbound 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 help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays within your security perimeter. For more information, visit Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and managed by Progent's network support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hardware solution without a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting service. Find out more 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, maintain, retrieve and safeguard data about your network infrastructure, processes, 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 organizing your network documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time spent looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common location for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network like recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre planning enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need the instant you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Certified Network Security Design
Any company ought to develop a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both preventive processes and response planning. The proactive strategy is a set of steps designed to reduce security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy assists your network security personnel to evaluate the damage caused by a security penetration, fix the network, record the event, and get the IT network restored as rapidly as possible.
Progent's certified IS security consultants are available to assist you to run a comprehensive vulnerability evaluation and create a network security strategy to implement security processes and mechanisms to reduce future assaults and threats.
CISM Qualified Security Consulting Services
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee describes the core competencies and international standards of skill that information security professionals are required to master. CISM provides business management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM credential possess the background and knowledge to deliver effective security management and support consulting. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM Certified security professionals to help businesses with:
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- Network Security Strategies
- Vulnerability Management
- Network Security Implementation Management
- Network Security Management
- Response Management
CISSP Certified Security Consulting Support
CISSP denotes mastery of a global standard for information security. The American National Standards Institute has awarded certification recognition in the field of data protection under ISO 17024. Progent offers access to of security experts who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified expert to help your organization in a broad range of security areas including:
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- Security Administration Practices
- Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
- Access Management Solutions and Processes
- Software Development Security
- Secure Operations
- Site Security
- Data Encryption Technology
- Telecom, Network and Internet Security
- Business Continuity Planning
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure Network Architecture Consulting Assistance
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Premier network architecture professionals are experts who have been awarded ISSAP Certification as a result of rigorous examination and extensive experience with information security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential represents proven skill in the most complex demands of IS security architecture within the broader field of information security expertise needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-premier security specialists can assist your business with all phases of secure network architecture such as.
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- Access Control Mechanisms and Methodologies
- Telecom and Network Security
- Data Encryption Options
- Requirements Evaluation and Security Criteria
- Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
- Hardware Security
CISA Qualified Network Security Auditing Consulting Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a prestigious qualification that indicates mastery in IS security audit and control. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive test given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA-qualified information security audit engineers can help your business with:
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- Information Systems Audit Process
- IT Administration
- Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle
- IT Support
- Protecting Information Resources
- Disaster Recovery Preparedness
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's skills to plan, deploy, and support IS controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to develop and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC IT risk mitigation specialists can provide a range of risk assessment services such as:
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- Gather data and study documentation to help identify major risk scenarios
- Inventory statutory, industry, and contractual requirements and organizational standards related to your information system to assess their potential influence on your business objectives
- Point out possible threats for your business workflows to help in evaluating your enterprise risk
- Develop a risk awareness initiative and conduct training to make sure your stakeholders appreciate IT risk so they can assist with your risk control process
- Match key risk vectors to your associated operational processes to help assign risk responsibility
- Determine risk appetite with your senior leadership and key stakeholders to make sure they match
GIAC Certified Network Security Engineering Assistance
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GIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security professionals. GIAC's goal is to make sure that a certified professional has the knowledge necessary to deliver support in critical categories of system, information, and application program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-qualified IS security audit consultants are available to help your business with:
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