For immediate online assistance with data security issues, companies in Minneapolis Minnesota have access to world-class troubleshooting from Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online service consultants are available to offer efficient and low-cost help with security issues that are impacting the viability of your network. Progent's accredited security engineers are certified to provide help for systems based on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's wide selection of services covers firewall expertise, email filtering and encryption, protected system design, and business continuity planning. Progent's technical support team has been awarded the industry's top security certifications including Certified Information Systems Auditor and Information System Security Architecture Professional.
Progent provides online security expertise on a by-the-minute basis without minimum minutes and without additional fees for setup or after hours service. By charging per minute and by delivering top-level help, Progent's billing structure keeps costs low and eliminates situations where simple fixes entail major bills.
We've Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
If you are currently experiencing a network security emergency, go to Progent's Emergency Remote Computer Help to see how to receive immediate aid. Progent has a team of seasoned network security experts who offer remote and on-premises support that includes threat containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and enhancement of your cybersecurity defense to guard against future attacks.
For companies who have planned in advance for an attack, the step-by-step post-attack response model promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's approved method of handling a serious security attack.
Overview of Progent's Security Services
Managing network security plus preparation for recovering critical information and systems after a security breach requires an on-going effort involving an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's security experts can support your business at any level in your efforts to secure your information network, ranging from security evaluation to designing a complete security strategy. Important areas supported by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Implementation, Data Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Protection from Email-Borne Attacks.
Planning and Building Secure Environments
Every organization ought to develop a thoroughly thought out 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 strategy specifies procedures to assist security staff to assess the damage resulting from a breach, remediate the damage, record the experience, and restore network functions as quickly as possible. Progent can show you how to design protection into your business processes. Progent can configure scanning utilities, define and execute a safe network architecture, and recommend processes and policies to maximize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are ready to help you to configure a firewall, design safe offsite connectivity to e-mail and information, and install an effective VPN.
If your company is interested in an economical way for jobbing out your security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Packages feature continual remote server monitoring and fast resolution of emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to design, deploy, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud-based infrastructure and that are compliant with government and industry data security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud integration expertise.)
System Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent provides skill in restoring networks and devices that have been hacked, are suspect, or have failed following a security attack. Progent can show you how to determine the losses resulting from the assault, return your company to normal functions, and retrieve data compromised owing to the breach. Progent's security engineers can also perform a thorough failure evaluation by going over event logs and utilizing a variety of advanced assessment techniques. Progent's experience with security consulting minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to recommend efficient ways to prevent or contain new attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Recovery Expertise
Progent can provide the help of proven ransomware recovery consultants with the knowledge to restore a network compromised by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or MongoLock. To learn more, visit ransomware removal and restoration consulting.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight series 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 aspects of information assurance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates next generation behavior analysis technology to defend endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely escape traditional signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to address the complete malware attack progression including filtering, detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time 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 (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services offer economical multi-layer security for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and reacting to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's unique needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry information protection standards. Progent will help you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that call for urgent action. Progent can also assist you to set up and test a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and enables fast restoration of critical files, applications and VMs that have become lost or corrupted as a result of hardware failures, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR specialists can provide advanced support to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPAA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to recover your business-critical data. Find out more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the technology of top information security companies to deliver centralized control and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall. 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 Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's network support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hardware environment without a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting provider. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, maintain, retrieve and safeguard data related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and managing your IT documentation, you can save up to half of time spent looking for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you need as soon as you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's certified security consultants offer world-class consulting support in key areas of IT protection including:
Security Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Testing
Progent offers expertise with information risk auditing software like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for performing a variety of automatic system tests to uncover potential security problems. Progent has broad skills with these utilities and can assist you to analyze assessment reports and react efficiently. Progent's certified security consultants also offer web application testing and can perform thorough evaluation of corporate-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with key industry security specifications including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless security covering in-place wireless appliances plus mobile devices. Learn the details about Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Expertise
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can deliver in-depth technical support for Cisco's complete family of protection and VPN solutions such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, protected high-speed and integrated services routers, wireless access points, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Read additional details about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Help.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technologies
Unannounced Intrusion Testing Consulting
In addition to being expert in a wide array of network security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers organizations of any size top-level consulting for security products from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:
Stealth penetration testing is a vital method for helping businesses to find out how vulnerable their information systems are to serious threats by revealing how effectively network security processes and technologies hold up against planned but unpublicized penetration efforts instigated by veteran security specialists utilizing the latest intrusion techniques. Read more information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the fundamental competencies and international benchmarks of service that IT security professionals are required to master. CISM offers executive management the assurance that those who have earned their certification possess the background and skill to offer effective security administration and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified support professional to assist your enterprise in key security disciplines such as information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, information protection program control, and crisis handling support.
Find out more information about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Expertise.
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP accreditation as a result of verified experience, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification recognizes mastery of a worldwide standard for information security. ANSI has given the CISSP status official recognition in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise covered within CISSP include security management procedures, security design and models, access control systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.
Read additional details about Progent's CISSP Support Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Consultants for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Certified cybersecurity experts have been awarded ISSAP certification as a result of thorough testing and extensive hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive knowledge of access management mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-premier security consultants can assist your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.
Find out more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected IT Infrastructure Consulting Services.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Cybersecurity Engineering Experts
Network Security consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have proven their ability to provide enterprises with the services expected of a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior cybersecurity analyst. Progent can provide the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity expert to help your enterprise to utilize modern system security engineering principles and processes in system development, review system security designs according to cybersecurity engineering best practices, create viable system designs that incorporate compliant security mechanisms for all critical system functions, develop efficient configuration strategies to provide protection for operations, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend realistic cybersecurity models that balance your operational requirements with your organization's risk tolerance.
Learn more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a prestigious qualification that signifies expertise in IS security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates pass a comprehensive examination overseen by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-Premier security consultant trained to assist companies in the fields of IS audit services, IT enforcement, network assets and architecture planned useful life, IT support, protecting information assets, and disaster recovery planning.
Read more information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional Services.
CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Specialists
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's skills to plan, implement, and support information system control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help your company to develop and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management expertise is complementary to the support available from Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for objectively evaluating your IT management design and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for implementing company-wide security policies.
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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Expertise
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the skill of network security engineers. GIAC's mission is to verify that an accredited professional possesses the skills appropriate to deliver support in key areas of system, information, and program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and government organizations all over the world including United States National Security Agency. Progent can provide the help of GIAC certified consultants for any of the security disciplines addressed within GIAC accreditation programs including assessing perimeters, incident handling, intrusion detection, web services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Find out additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.
Contact Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your organization is situated in Minneapolis Minnesota and you need network security help, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
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