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Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the Twin Cities Metro Area.
Progent locations in the Greater Twin Cities Metro Area
For fast online help with data security problems, companies in Minneapolis, MN, have access to expert support from Progent's security professionals. Progent's online service staff is ready to offer efficient and affordable help with security issues that are impacting the viability of your network. Progent's accredited consultants are certified to support environments based on Microsoft, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's broad selection of services encompasses firewall technology, email security, secure network architecture, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's support team has been awarded the world's most advanced security certifications including Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Progent provides remote security support on a by-the-minute model without minimum call duration and no extra charges for setup or off-hour support. By billing by the minute and by providing world-class help, Progent's billing policy keeps expenses under control and eliminates scenarios where simple solutions result in big charges.
Our System Has Been Hacked: What Should We Do?
In case your network is now experiencing a network security crisis, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Support to learn how to get immediate assistance. Progent has a team of certified cybersecurity specialists who offer online and onsite support that includes threat containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and hardening of your cybersecurity profile to guard against future attacks.
For companies who have prepared beforehand for a security breech, the step-by-step incident response procedure outlined by GIAC is Progent's approved method of reacting to a serious security penetration.
Introduction to Security Expertise
Managing data security and staying ready for recovering critical data and functions after a security breach requires a continual process involving an array of technologies and processes. Progent's security experts can assist your business at all levels in your attempt to guard your information network, ranging from security assessments to creating a complete security strategy. Key areas covered by Progent's security engineers include Security Planning and Implementation, Information Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Borne Attacks.
Planning and Implementing Protected Networks
Any organization should have a carefully considered security strategy that incorporates both preventive and reactive steps. The pre-attack plan is a collection of steps that helps to minimize security gaps. The reactive strategy defines procedures to help security personnel to assess the damage caused by a breach, repair the damage, document the experience, and revive network functions as soon as possible. Progent can advise you how to build protection into your business operations. Progent can install auditing software, create and build a safe IT architecture, and propose procedures and policies to optimize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, deploy safe online and mobile access to e-mail and information, and configure an efficient VPN.
If you are interested in an affordable way for outsourcing your network security administration, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Services feature continual online network monitoring and immediate response to emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to design, deploy, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud-based resources and that are compliant with regulatory security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)
Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent has skill in recovering networks and servers that have been compromised, are quarantined, or have stopped working following a security breach. Progent can show you how to evaluate the damage caused by the assault, restore ordinary business operations, and retrieve information compromised as a result of the attack. Progent's certified specialists can also manage a thorough failure evaluation by examining event logs and using a variety of proven assessment tools. Progent's experience with security consulting minimizes your off-air time and permits Progent to propose effective ways to avoid or contain new attacks.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight portfolio of network monitoring and 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 Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates next generation behavior-based analysis tools to defend endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against new malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely escape traditional signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to manage the entire threat lifecycle including blocking, detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver economical multi-layer security for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device management, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies packaged within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's unique requirements and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry data protection regulations. Progent will assist you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that call for urgent action. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and test a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and enables rapid recovery of critical data, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted due to hardware failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images/, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver advanced expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can help you to restore your business-critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that incorporates the technology of top data security companies to deliver web-based control and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays inside your security perimeter. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the OS software, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hardware solution without a time-consuming and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting service. Find out 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 capture, update, retrieve and protect data about your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT documentation, you can save up to half of time thrown away looking for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for storing and sharing all documents required for 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 associating IT data. Whether you’re making enhancements, performing maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you need when you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's security engineers can provide world-class consulting support in vital areas of computer security including:
Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent offers expertise with security auditing utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for performing a set of comprehensive system tests to uncover potential security gaps. Progent has extensive experience with these utilities and can help you to understand audit reports and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also offer web application testing and can perform thorough assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your company's compliance with major global security specifications including HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless protection including stationary wireless equipment plus portable devices. Read more information concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver world-class consulting support for Cisco's complete range of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, Catalyst FWSM, protected broadband and integrated services routers, wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst family switches. Learn more information about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Expertise.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Unannounced Penetration Testing Services
In addition to supporting a wide range of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers companies of all sizes expert support for solutions from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Progent's consultants offer:
Stealth penetration checking is a key method for helping companies to determine how vulnerable their IT systems are to potential attacks by revealing how effectively corporate security procedures and mechanisms stand up against authorized but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security engineers utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Learn additional details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) defines the basic skills and worldwide standards of service that information technology security managers are required to achieve. It provides business management the confidence that those who have been awarded their certification possess the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security administration and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM consultant to assist your enterprise in vital security disciplines including data security governance, risk assessment, data security process control, and crisis response management.
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Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP consultants are security engineers who have earned CISSP accreditation through verified experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of an international standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise covered within CISSP include cybersecurity management procedures, security design and models, connection permission systems, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, telecommunications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
Read additional details about Progent's CISSP Support Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Consultants for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP qualified security experts have been awarded ISSAP certification following thorough testing and extensive experience. field experience with information security architecture. ISSAP consultants have acquired comprehensive knowledge of access control systems and methodologies, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can assist your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.
Get more information about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure IT Infrastructure Engineering Services.
CISSP-ISSEP Qualified Security Engineering Experts
Cybersecurity consultants who have earned 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 can provide the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity consultant to assist your organization to follow modern system security engineering principles and techniques in system development, review system security designs based on security engineering best practices, produce viable system designs that include compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all critical system functions, develop efficient design and configuration strategies to deliver operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose realistic security solutions that balance your operational goals with your organization's risk tolerance.
Learn more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting Services.
CISA Security Auditor Professional Services
The CISA accreditation is a recognized qualification that represents mastery in IS security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential has candidates undergo an extensive test overseen by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-qualified security consultant able to help companies in the areas of IS audit process, information technology governance, systems and infrastructure planned useful life, information technology service delivery, safeguarding information assets, and business continuity preparedness.
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CRISC Risk Management Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and maintain information system controls to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to develop and execute a business continuity strategy based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-certified security engineers for impartially assessing your IT control design and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified experts for implementing company-wide security policies.
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Global Information Assurance Certification Professional Expertise
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to certify the skill of information technology security engineers. GIAC's mission is to make sure that an accredited professional possesses the knowledge necessary to provide services in vital areas of system, data, and program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions around the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the assistance of certified security engineers for any of the network security disciplines addressed within GIAC certification topics such as auditing perimeters, security incident response, intrusion detection, web-based application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
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Contact Progent for Computer Security Help
If your organization is situated in Minneapolis or anywhere in Minnesota and you're trying to find network security engineering help, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.