For fast remote assistance with data security problems, companies in Minneapolis Minnesota have access to expert expertise from Progent's security engineers. Progent's online service consultants are ready to provide effective and economical assistance with security crises that are impacting the productivity of your IT network. Progent's accredited engineers are certified to support environments based on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's wide array of consulting services addresses firewall configuration, email security, secure system infrastructure, and business continuity planning. Progent's technical support staff has earned the industry's top security accreditations including CISA and Information System Security Architecture Professional.
Progent offers remote security help on a per-minute model without minimum call duration and without extra charges for sign-up or after hours service. By billing per minute and by delivering top-level expertise, Progent's pricing policy keeps expenses under control and avoids scenarios where quick solutions entail major charges.
We've Been Hacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
In case your network is now fighting a network security emergency, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Support to learn how to receive immediate help. Progent maintains a pool of veteran cybersecurity specialists who offer remote and on-premises support that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and hardening of your security defense to protect against future exploits.
For companies that have prepared in advance for a security breech, the step-by-step incident response procedure outlined by GIAC is Progent's approved method of responding to a serious security incident.
Overview of Progent's Security Support Services
Managing data security and staying ready for recovering critical data and functions following a security breach requires a continual process involving an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's security professionals can help your business at any level in your efforts to protect your information system, from security assessments to creating a comprehensive security plan. Some areas supported by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Prevention, Information Recovery and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of Email-Based Spam and Viruses.
Planning and Building Secure Environments
Every company ought to have a carefully considered security strategy that includes both proactive and responsive steps. The pre-attack plan is a set of precautions that works to reduce security gaps. The post-attack plan defines procedures to help IT personnel to evaluate the damage caused by an attack, repair the damage, document the event, and revive business activity as soon as feasible. Progent can advise you how to build protection into your business processes. Progent can set up scanning utilities, create and implement a safe IT infrastructure, and propose processes and policies that will enhance the protection of your information system. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy secure offsite connectivity to e-mail and data, and install an effective VPN.
If you are looking for an affordable option for outsourcing your security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Options feature continual remote system tracking and fast response to emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to plan, deploy, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud-based infrastructure and that comply with government data security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 integration with on-premises Exchange deployments, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud planning and integration expertise.)
Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent offers expertise in recovering systems and devices that have been compromised, are in question, or have ceased to function following a security breach. Progent can show you how to assess the losses caused by the attack, return your company to normal functions, and recover information compromised owing to the event. Progent's security specialists can also perform a thorough forensic analysis by going over activity logs and utilizing a variety of advanced assessment techniques. Progent's background with security issues minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to propose efficient strategies to prevent or contain future attacks.
Ransomware Removal and Recovery Consulting
Progent offers the services of seasoned ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to rebuild an environment victimized by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or Locky. To learn more, visit ransomware removal and restoration expertise.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight family of outsourced network management services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge 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 Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection service that utilizes cutting edge behavior machine learning technology to defend endpoints as well as servers and VMs against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by traditional signature-based AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to address the entire malware attack progression including blocking, detection, containment, remediation, and forensics. Key features include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time system-wide immunization against new threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and VMs, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies packaged within one agent accessible from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's unique needs and that allows you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data protection standards. Progent will assist you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that require immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also help you to install and verify a backup and restore solution like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and medium-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and enables rapid recovery of vital data, apps and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged as a result of hardware breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide advanced expertise to configure ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory requirements like HIPAA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can assist you to recover your business-critical information. Learn 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 uses the technology of top data security vendors to deliver centralized management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more details, visit Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's 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 fast virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to a different hosting environment without requiring a lengthy and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting service. 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 a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, retrieve and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By updating and managing your IT documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time spent looking for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common location for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your business network such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you need the instant you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's seasoned consultants can provide unique consulting support in key areas of computer protection such as:
Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing
Progent offers expertise with information risk evaluation tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for conducting a variety of comprehensive system scans to uncover potential security problems. Progent has broad skills with scanning utilities and can help your company to understand audit reports and react efficiently. Progent's security engineers also offer web application validation and can conduct expert assessments of corporate-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with important global security specifications such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless security including in-place wireless equipment plus portable handsets. Get the details about Progent's Information Risk Audits and Security Compliance Testing.
Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wireless Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can deliver in-depth consulting services for Cisco's entire range of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies such as PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure broadband and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst family switches. Read more details about Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Support.
Additional Firewall and VPN Consulting Services
Unannounced Penetration Testing Consulting
In addition to supporting a wide array of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide companies of all sizes expert consulting for technologies from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Progent's consultants can provide:
Unannounced intrusion checking is a valuable method for allowing companies to determine how exposed their IT systems are to potential attacks by showing how well network protection policies and technologies stand up against authorized but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security specialists utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Learn additional details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Services
CISM identifies the fundamental competencies and worldwide standards of performance that computer security professionals are expected to achieve. CISM provides business management the assurance that those who have earned their certification possess the experience and knowledge to offer efficient security management and engineering support. Progent can offer a CISM consultant to assist your enterprise in key security disciplines such as information protection governance, risk management, information protection process control, and incident handling management.
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Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Expertise
Progent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have earned CISSP accreditation through verified experience, extensive study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP Certification indicates expertise in an international standard for information security. ANSI has granted the CISSP status official recognition in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered within CISSP include security management practices, security design and test systems, access control methodology, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
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CISSP-ISSAP Certified Consultants for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Premier security consultants have earned ISSAP accreditation after thorough examination and significant experience. field experience with network security design. ISSAP consultants have in-depth understanding of access control mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your business with all phases of architecture security.
Learn the details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected IT Infrastructure Engineering Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Experts
Cybersecurity consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have proven their ability to provide enterprises with the expertise associated with 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 expert to assist your enterprise to follow current system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering best practices, produce cohesive system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity features for all key system functions, develop effective configuration strategies to provide operational security, perform in-depth risk analysis, and recommend practical cybersecurity models that balance your operational goals with your organization's risk tolerance.
Learn more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor Support Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a recognized qualification that represents expertise in information system security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo an exhaustive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Certified security audit engineer trained to help businesses in the areas of IS audit process, information technology administration, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology support, protecting information resources, and business continuity preparedness.
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CRISC-certified Network Risk Mitigation Experts
The CRISC program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's skills to design, implement, and support information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to create and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's risk mitigation services are a good fit the support provided by Progent's CISA-Certified security engineers for impartially evaluating your IS control design and with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified consultants for defining security policies and procedures.
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Global Information Assurance Certification Professional Expertise
GIAC was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of computer security experts. GIAC's mission is to ensure that a certified security consultant has the knowledge needed to deliver support in critical categories of system, data, and application security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and government organizations all over the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the expertise of GIAC certified security engineers for any of the security capabilities covered under GIAC accreditation programs such as assessing networks, security incident handling, traffic analysis, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
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Get in Touch with Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your company is located in Minneapolis Minnesota and you need network security engineering help, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.
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