For fast remote help with network security issues, businesses in Madison, WI, have access to world-class troubleshooting by contacting Progent's security engineers. Progent's online service staff is ready to offer effective and low-cost help with security problems that threaten the productivity of your IT network. Progent's security consultants are certified to support systems based on Microsoft, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad range of services addresses firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, secure system infrastructure, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support team has been awarded the world's most advanced security certifications including CISM and ISSAP.

Progent offers online security help on a by-the-minute model without minimum call duration and no extra charges for setup or after hours service. By charging per minute and by providing world-class expertise, Progent's pricing policy keeps expenses under control and avoids scenarios where simple solutions entail big bills.

Our System Has Been Hacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
Network Security ConsultingIf your business is now experiencing a security emergency, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Network Help to learn how to receive fast help. Progent has a pool of veteran network security experts who offer online and onsite assistance that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and hardening of your cybersecurity defense to protect against future exploits.

For organizations who have planned in advance for being hacked, the formal incident handling model promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's approved method of responding to a major security penetration.

Overview of Security Expertise
Coordinating data protection plus planning for restoring critical data and systems following a security breach requires an on-going program that entails an array of technologies and processes. Progent's security consultants can support your organization at all levels in your attempt to guard your IT network, ranging from security audits to designing a comprehensive security program. Important technologies covered by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Prevention, Information Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Filtering of Email-Based Spam and Viruses.

Designing and Building Protected Environments
Every organization should develop a carefully considered security strategy that includes both preventive and responsive steps. The pre-attack strategy is a set of steps that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy defines activities to assist IT staff to evaluate the damage caused by a breach, remediate the damage, record the event, and restore business activity as quickly as possible. Progent can show you how to incorporate security into your business operations. Progent can configure auditing utilities, define and build a safe computer infrastructure, and propose processes and policies to enhance the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to configure a firewall, design safe remote connectivity to e-mail and information, and install an effective virtual private network.

If you are looking for an affordable way for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services include continual online server tracking and fast resolution of problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to plan, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate local and cloud-based resources and that are compliant with government and industry security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 integration with on-premises Exchange deployments, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent provides skill in recovering systems and devices that have been hacked, are in question, or have failed following a security breach. Progent can show you how to determine the losses caused by the attack, return your company to normal business operations, and retrieve information lost as a result of the assault. Progent's certified specialists can also manage a comprehensive failure evaluation by going over activity logs and utilizing other advanced forensics tools. Progent's background with security issues reduces your downtime and permits Progent to suggest effective measures to avoid or contain new assaults.

Ransomware Removal and Recovery Services
Progent offers the services of experienced ransomware recovery consultants with the knowledge to reconstruct a network that has suffered an attack by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or MongoLock. For more information, see ransomware removal and recovery services.

Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight family of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. Managed services available from 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 incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by traditional signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to automate the entire threat lifecycle including blocking, detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top features include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies incorporated within one agent managed from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your organization's unique needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information protection regulations. Progent will help you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that call for immediate action. Progent can also help you to install and test a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Exchange filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and medium-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables fast restoration of vital data, apps and VMs that have become lost or corrupted as a result of hardware failures, software glitches, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver advanced expertise to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when needed, can assist you to restore your critical data. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the infrastructure of top data security vendors to deliver centralized control and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays within your corporate firewall. For more information, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host set up and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hosting environment without a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting provider. Learn more 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 create, maintain, find and protect information related to your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to 50% of time spent searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network such as recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether youíre making improvements, doing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you need the instant you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Special Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's certified security consultants can provide world-class expertise in vital areas of IT protection including:

Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment
Progent provides experience with information risk evaluation utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a set of comprehensive network tests to uncover possible security gaps. Progent has extensive skills with testing utilities and can help you to understand assessment reports and react efficiently. Progent's security consultants also can perform web application testing and can perform thorough assessments of enterprise-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with important industry security standards such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection including in-place wireless equipment as well as portable devices. Find out additional details about Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver world-class consulting expertise for Cisco's entire family of security and Virtual Private Network products including PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, protected high-speed and IS routers, wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Get more information concerning Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Help.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
As well as being expert in a broad array of protection solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of all sizes advanced support for products from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's consultants offer:

Unannounced Penetration Checking Consulting
Unannounced penetration testing is a vital method for allowing businesses to determine how vulnerable their IT systems are to serious attacks by revealing how effectively network security procedures and technologies stand up to planned but unannounced penetration efforts instigated by veteran security engineers using the latest intrusion techniques. Find out more details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Consultants for Madison, WisconsinCertified Information Security Manager (CISM) defines the core skills and international standards of service that IT security professionals are expected to master. CISM offers business management the confidence that those who have been awarded their certification possess the experience and skill to offer effective security administration and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM consultant to help your enterprise in vital security disciplines such as data security governance, vulnerability assessment, data security process control, and incident handling management.

Learn more details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Services.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Services
CISSP Premier Network Security Consultants for Madison, WisconsinProgent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have earned CISSP status through verified professional work, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of an international standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise covered within CISSP include cybersecurity management practices, security design and test systems, connection control methodology, software development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

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CISSP-ISSAP Premier Consultants for Secure Network Architecture
CISSP CISSP-ISSAP Cybersecurity Architecture Consultants for Madison, WisconsinProgent's ISSAP Premier cybersecurity experts have earned ISSAP accreditation following thorough testing and substantial hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access control mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can assist your business with all phases of secure network architecture.

Find out more details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Services.

CISSP-ISSEP Premier Cybersecurity Engineering Experts
CISSP-ISSEP certified Network Security ExpertsNetwork Security consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated 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 network security consultant to help your enterprise to follow modern system security engineering principles and processes in system development, review system security designs based on security engineering best practices, produce cohesive system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity features for all critical 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 requirements with your company's risk tolerance.

Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor Engineers for Madison, WisconsinThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is an important achievement that indicates expertise in information system security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential has candidates pass an extensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-Certified security audit engineer trained to assist companies in the areas of information systems audit services, IT enforcement, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, IT support, safeguarding data resources, and disaster recovery planning.

Learn the details about Progent's CISA Consulting Expertise.

CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Experts
CRISC-certified Risk Engineers for Madison, WisconsinThe CRISC program was established by ISACA to validate a consultant's ability to plan, implement, and support information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to create and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows leading practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's risk management services are complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for impartially auditing your IT control design and with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified experts for implementing security policies and procedures.

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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Support Services
Network Security Experts with GIAC Certification for Madison, WisconsinGlobal Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of network security engineers. GIAC's mission is to make sure that an accredited security consultant has the skills necessary to deliver support in key categories of network, information, and application software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the help of GIAC certified consultants for any of the security services covered within GIAC certification topics including auditing perimeters, security incident response, traffic analysis, web-based application security, and SIEM solutions.

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Contact Progent for Computer Security Support
If your company is located in Madison or elsewhere in the state of Wisconsin and you're looking for cybersecurity expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.