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Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the Twin Cities Metro Area.
Progent locations in the Twin Cities Metro Area
For immediate remote help with network security issues, companies in Minneapolis, MN, can find expert support from Progent's security engineers. Progent's online support consultants are available to offer efficient and affordable help with security issues that are impacting the viability of your IT network. Progent's accredited engineers are certified to support environments based on Microsoft, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad selection of services encompasses firewall technology, email security, secure system infrastructure, and business continuity planning. Progent's support staff has earned the world's most advanced security accreditations including CISM and ISSAP.
Progent offers online security expertise on a by-the-minute model without minimum call duration and no extra charges for setup or off-hour support. By charging by the minute and by providing top-level support, Progent's billing structure keeps expenses under control and avoids scenarios where quick fixes turn into major expenses.
Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do?
In case your business is currently experiencing a security crisis, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Computer Support to find out how to receive immediate help. Progent maintains a pool of seasoned cybersecurity experts who offer online and onsite assistance that includes threat containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and enhancement of your cybersecurity profile to protect against future attacks.
For businesses that have prepared in advance for a security breech, the step-by-step post-attack response model promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's preferred method of reacting to a major security attack.
Introduction to Progent's Security Services
Managing data security plus planning for restoring critical data and systems after an attack requires a continual program that entails an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's security professionals can help your organization at whatever level in your attempt to safeguard your IT network, ranging from security evaluation to designing a complete security plan. Important areas supported by Progent's security engineers include Security Planning and Prevention, Data Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Filtering of E-mail-Based Threats.
Planning and Building Secure Environments
Any business ought to have a thoroughly considered security strategy that includes both proactive and responsive elements. The pre-attack plan is a collection of steps that works to minimize security gaps. The post-attack plan defines activities to assist security staff to inventory the losses resulting from an attack, repair the damage, document the experience, and revive network functions as quickly as possible. Progent can show you how to design protection into your company operations. Progent can install auditing utilities, create and execute a secure IT architecture, and propose procedures and policies that will maximize the protection of your network. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy safe remote access to email and data, and install an effective virtual private network.
If your company is interested in an economical way for jobbing out your security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Packages include automated remote system tracking and quick response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to plan, implement, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that are compliant with government and industry security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)
Data Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent provides expertise in recovering systems and servers that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have failed because of a security breakdown. Progent can show you how to assess the damage caused by the assault, return your company to ordinary functions, and recover information compromised as a result of the assault. Progent's certified specialists can also oversee a thorough forensic analysis by examining event logs and utilizing a variety of advanced assessment techniques. Progent's background with security consulting minimizes your off-air time and permits Progent to recommend effective measures to avoid or mitigate future attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Restoration Expertise
Progent offers the help of proven ransomware recovery experts with the skills to restore a network that has suffered an attack by a ransomware cryptoworm like Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or Locky. For more information, visit ransomware cleanup and restoration consulting.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight line of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that incorporates next generation behavior-based analysis technology to defend endpoints as well as servers and VMs against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by legacy signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to address the complete threat lifecycle including protection, infiltration detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic network-wide immunization against new attacks. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint control, and web filtering through cutting-edge tools packaged within one agent managed from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's specific needs and that allows you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information protection regulations. Progent will help you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and verify a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and enables fast recovery of vital data, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of hardware breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images/, as well as Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images/. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver advanced support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can assist you to restore your business-critical data. Find out more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the technology of top data security vendors to provide centralized management and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more information, see ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's network support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hosting solution without requiring a lengthy and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting service. 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 create, maintain, retrieve and protect information about your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time thrown away trying to find critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network such as recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youíre making improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you require when you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's certified engineers can provide world-class support in key facets of computer security such as:
Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Testing
Progent offers experience with information risk auditing tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for conducting a variety of comprehensive network tests to reveal possible security problems. Progent has broad skills with testing utilities and can help your company to understand assessment results and react efficiently. Progent's security consultants also provide web application validation and can perform thorough evaluation of corporate-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with key industry security standards such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. Also, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection including stationary wireless equipment as well as mobile handsets. Find out additional details concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco CCNP experts can provide world-class technical support for Cisco's entire family of security and Virtual Private Network products such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, Catalyst FWSM, secure broadband and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst family switches. Learn the details about Cisco Protection, VPN and Wireless Consulting.
Additional Firewall and VPN Technologies
Unannounced Intrusion Testing Consulting
As well as being expert in a wide range of security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide companies of any size expert consulting for security products from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Progent's engineers can provide:
Unannounced intrusion testing is a valuable technique for helping companies to determine how vulnerable their networks are to serious attacks by showing how well corporate protection procedures and technologies hold up against authorized but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by veteran security engineers utilizing the latest intrusion techniques. Get more information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager defines the fundamental skills and worldwide benchmarks of performance that IT security professionals are required to master. It provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their CISM have the experience and skill to provide efficient security administration and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM consultant to assist your organization in key security areas including data security governance, vulnerability assessment, data protection program control, and incident handling support.
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Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are cybersecurity specialists who have been awarded CISSP status through verified experience, extensive study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status official recognition in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered within CISSP include security administration practices, security architecture and models, access permission methodology, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.
Learn additional details concerning Progent's CISSP Consulting Services.
CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Consultants for Secure System Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP certified security experts are specialists who have earned ISSAP status after thorough testing and extensive hands-on work with information security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access management systems and techniques, phone system and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture.
Read additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected System Architecture Consulting Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Qualified Security Engineering Experts
Network Security consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown their ability to provide large organizations with the services associated with a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior cybersecurity analyst. Progent can provide the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security consultant to assist your organization to follow current system security engineering principles and processes in system development, review and evaluate 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 strategies to deliver operational security, perform in-depth risk analysis, and recommend realistic cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational goals with your company's tolerance for risk.
Learn more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting Services.
CISA Security Auditor Consulting Services
The CISA credential is an important qualification that signifies expertise in information system security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that candidates pass an exhaustive test administered by the ISACA professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-qualified security professional able to help businesses in the areas of IS audit process, information technology governance, systems and infrastructure planned useful life, information technology support, protecting data resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.
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CRISC-certified Network Risk Mitigation Specialists
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA to verify a consultant's ability to plan, deploy, and maintain information system controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to create and execute a workplace continuity strategy based on leading practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management services are complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-certified security engineers for objectively assessing your IS management mechanisms and also with the services of Progent's CISM experts for designing security policies and procedures.
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GIAC Professional Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security engineers. GIAC's goal is to verify that a certified professional possesses the knowledge needed to provide services in vital areas of system, information, and application program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and government organizations around the world including United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the support of GIAC certified security engineers for any of the security capabilities covered within GIAC certification programs including auditing perimeters, security incident response, traffic analysis, web application security, and SIEM solutions.
Find out more information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.
Contact Progent for Computer Security Expertise
If your business is situated in Minneapolis or anywhere in Minnesota and you need cybersecurity expertise, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.