For immediate online assistance with network security issues, companies in Minneapolis, MN, have access to expert troubleshooting by contacting Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online support staff is ready to provide effective and economical assistance with security emergencies that are impacting the productivity of your network. Progent's security engineers are premier to provide help for environments based on Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide array of consulting services covers firewall expertise, email filtering and encryption, secure network infrastructure, and business continuity planning. Progent's support staff has earned the world's most advanced security certifications including Certified Information Systems Auditor and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).
Progent provides remote security assistance on a per-minute model with no minimum minutes and without additional fees for setup or after hours service. By billing per minute and by delivering world-class help, Progent's billing structure keeps costs low and eliminates scenarios where simple solutions entail big expenses.
Our System Has Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do?
If you are currently faced with a network security emergency, go to Progent's Urgent Online Technical Support to learn how to get fast help. Progent maintains a team of veteran cybersecurity experts who can provide online and onsite support that includes threat containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your security profile to guard against future exploits.
For businesses that have planned beforehand for a security breech, the step-by-step incident response procedure promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's approved method of handling a serious security incident.
Introduction to Security Support Services
Coordinating network security and preparedness for recovering vital information and functions after an attack demands a continual effort involving an array of technologies and processes. Progent's security consultants can help your organization at whatever level in your efforts to protect your information network, ranging from security evaluation to creating a comprehensive security program. Some technologies supported by Progent's security engineers include Security Planning and Prevention, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from Email-Based Threats.
Designing and Implementing Secure Environments
Every organization should develop a carefully considered security strategy that includes both proactive and responsive elements. The proactive strategy is a set of precautions that works to reduce security gaps. The reactive strategy specifies activities to help security staff to inventory the damage resulting from an attack, repair the damage, document the event, and revive business functions as soon as feasible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate protection into your company processes. Progent can set up scanning utilities, define and build a secure network infrastructure, and propose processes and policies that will enhance the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, deploy safe online and mobile connectivity to email and data, and configure an efficient VPN.
If you are looking for an economical option for outsourcing your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Packages feature continual online network monitoring and immediate resolution of emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to design, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine local and cloud infrastructure and that comply with regulatory data security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform integration consulting.)
System Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent offers skill in recovering systems and devices that have been compromised, are suspect, or have failed because of a security breakdown. Progent can help determine the damage resulting from the assault, return your company to ordinary business operations, and retrieve data compromised as a result of the assault. Progent's certified engineers can also perform a thorough failure analysis by going over event logs and utilizing a variety of proven assessment techniques. Progent's background with security consulting minimizes your off-air time and allows Progent to recommend efficient measures to avoid or contain new assaults.
Ransomware Removal and Restoration Services
Progent offers the services of experienced ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to reconstruct a network damaged by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or MongoLock. To learn more, visit ransomware removal and restoration consulting.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight family of managed services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance and compliance. Managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that utilizes next generation behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by legacy signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to address the complete malware attack lifecycle including protection, detection, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Top features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver affordable multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, device management, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's unique requirements and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information security standards. Progent will assist you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require urgent action. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and verify a backup and restore system such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and medium-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and enables fast recovery of critical data, apps and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged as a result of component breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver world-class support to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to recover your critical data. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.
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 incorporates the infrastructure of top data security vendors to deliver web-based control and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local security 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 safeguard internal email that stays within your security perimeter. For more information, visit 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 business can have its key servers and apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and managed by Progent's IT support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hosting solution without requiring a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting provider. Learn more 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 safeguard information about your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSLs or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time wasted 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 standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of 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 data you require as soon as you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's security consultants offer world-class support in key areas of IT protection including:
Information Risk Audits and Compliance Testing
Progent offers expertise with security evaluation utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a variety of comprehensive system tests to identify potential security problems. Progent has extensive skills with testing tools and can assist you to understand assessment reports and react appropriately. Progent's certified security consultants also offer web software validation and can conduct expert assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with major industry security specifications including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security covering in-place wireless appliances as well as portable devices. Read additional details concerning Progent's Information Risk Evaluation and Compliance Testing.
Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Expertise
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver in-depth consulting services for Cisco's complete range of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, protected high-speed and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Read additional details concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Support.
Other Firewall and VPN Consulting Services
Unannounced Penetration Testing Services
In addition to being expert in a broad range of network security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers companies of any size advanced consulting for products from other major firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's consultants offer:
Unannounced penetration checking is a vital technique for helping businesses to determine how exposed their IT systems are to serious threats by testing how well network protection policies and technologies hold up against authorized but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by veteran security engineers using advanced hacking techniques. Learn more information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
CISM Security Support Services
CISM identifies the basic skills and worldwide standards of performance that IT security managers are expected to master. CISM offers business management the confidence that those who have been awarded their CISM possess the background and skill to provide effective security management and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM expert to assist your organization in key security disciplines including data protection governance, risk management, information protection program control, and incident handling support.
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CISSP Security Support Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP accreditation through verified experience, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in an international standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP status accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included under CISSP include cybersecurity management practices, security architecture and test systems, connection control systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
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CISSP-ISSAP Premier Consultants for Secure Network Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Premier security experts are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP status following thorough testing and substantial experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP security experts have acquired in-depth understanding of access management systems and methodologies, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your business with all aspects of architecture security.
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CISSP-ISSEP Premier Security Engineering Experts
Network Security consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated 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 utilize modern system security engineering theory and processes in system development, evaluate system security designs based on security engineering best practices, create cohesive system designs that incorporate compliant security mechanisms for all key system functions, define effective configuration strategies to deliver operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose realistic cybersecurity models that balance your operational goals with your organization's tolerance for risk.
Find out the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting Services.
CISA Security Auditor Support Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is an important achievement that represents expertise in network security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential requires that candidates pass an exhaustive examination administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-Premier security consultant trained to assist businesses in the fields of information systems audit process, IT governance, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, IT support, safeguarding data resources, and disaster recovery planning.
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CRISC-certified Network Risk Mitigation Specialists
The CRISC program was initiated by ISACA to verify a consultant's ability to plan, deploy, and maintain information system control mechanisms to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to develop and execute a business continuity strategy based on leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's risk management expertise is a good fit the support provided by Progent's CISA-Premier security engineers for objectively auditing your IT management mechanisms and with the expertise of Progent's CISM consultants for designing security policies.
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GIAC Professional Expertise
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security professionals. GIAC's mission is to verify that an accredited security consultant possesses the skills appropriate to provide services in key categories of network, data, and application security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and institutions all over the world including U.S. NSA. Progent can provide the help of GIAC certified professionals for all of the security services covered within GIAC accreditation topics including assessing perimeters, security incident response, traffic analysis, web-based application security, and SIEM solutions.
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Contact Progent for Computer Security Consulting Services
If your organization is situated in Minneapolis or elsewhere in the state of Minnesota and you need computer security support services, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
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