For immediate remote help with data security issues, businesses in Minneapolis, MN, can find world-class troubleshooting from Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online support staff is ready to offer effective and low-cost assistance with security crises that threaten the viability of your network. Progent's accredited security engineers are certified to provide help for environments based on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad range of services encompasses firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, secure system architecture, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support staff has been awarded the world's most advanced security credentials including Global Information Assurance Certification and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).
Progent offers remote security assistance on a by-the-minute basis with no minimum call duration and no additional fees for setup or after hours service. By billing per minute and by delivering top-level help, Progent's pricing policy keeps expenses low and avoids situations where quick fixes entail major charges.
We've Been Attacked: What Can We Do?
If your business is now experiencing a network security crisis, visit Progent's Urgent Online Technical Help to find out how to get immediate aid. Progent has a team of veteran network security experts who offer remote and on-premises support that includes containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and hardening of your cybersecurity defense to guard against future exploits.
For companies who have prepared beforehand for an attack, the step-by-step post-attack handling procedure promoted by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's recommended method of handling a major security penetration.
Overview of Progent's Security Expertise
Coordinating network security and planning for recovering vital data and systems following an attack requires an on-going effort involving a variety of technologies and processes. Progent's security consultants can support your business at any level in your attempt to safeguard your information network, ranging from security assessments to designing a comprehensive security program. Important technologies supported by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Implementation, Information Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Protection from E-mail-Based Attacks.
Planning and Implementing Protected Networks
Any company ought to have a thoroughly thought out security plan that incorporates both preventive and reactive activity. The pre-attack plan is a collection of steps that works to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan specifies procedures to assist security staff to assess the losses resulting from an attack, remediate the damage, document the event, and revive network activity as soon as feasible. Progent can show you how to build protection into your business processes. Progent can configure scanning utilities, create and execute a safe network architecture, and recommend processes and policies that will maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, design protected remote access to email and information, and install an efficient virtual private network.
If your company is looking for an affordable way for jobbing out your security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Options include automated online server monitoring and quick response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to design, implement, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud hosted resources and that are compliant with government data security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud integration consulting.)
Data Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent has expertise in restoring systems and computers that have been hacked, are in question, or have stopped working because of a security attack. Progent can help assess the damage caused by the assault, restore normal functions, and recover data compromised owing to the assault. Progent's security specialists can also perform a comprehensive forensic analysis by examining activity logs and using other proven forensics tools. Progent's background with security consulting reduces your off-air time and permits Progent to propose efficient strategies to prevent or mitigate future attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Restoration Services
Progent can provide the services of proven ransomware recovery experts with the skills to restore an information system compromised by a ransomware virus such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. To learn more, see ransomware cleanup and restoration consulting.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight series of network management outsourcing services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that utilizes next generation behavior-based analysis tools to guard endpoints and servers and VMs against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape legacy signature-matching AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to manage the complete malware attack lifecycle including protection, detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time system-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer ultra-affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and reacting to cyber assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device management, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies packaged within one agent managed from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique needs and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry data protection regulations. Progent will assist you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that call for urgent action. Progent's consultants can also help your company to install and test a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and allows rapid restoration of vital data, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged due to component breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide world-class expertise to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, when needed, can help you to recover your business-critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed 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 infrastructure of top data security companies to deliver web-based control and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more information, see ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and managed by Progent's IT support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure 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, update, find and protect data about your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSLs or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can save up to half of time spent looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your business network like recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the information you require when you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's certified consultants can provide world-class specialized help in key facets of IT security including:
Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with information risk auditing utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for conducting a variety of comprehensive network scans to identify potential security problems. Progent has extensive experience with these tools and can assist your company to analyze audit results and react appropriately. Progent's certified security consultants also provide web application testing and can perform expert assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important industry security specifications such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless protection including stationary wireless equipment as well as mobile devices. Find out additional information about Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Support
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco CCNP experts can provide in-depth technical expertise for Cisco's complete family of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), protected high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst switches. Learn the details concerning Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Aironet Wireless Help.
Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
Stealth Intrusion Checking Consulting
In addition to being expert in a wide range of network security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers organizations of all sizes expert engineering services for products from other popular firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers offer:
Stealth intrusion testing is a valuable technique for helping businesses to understand how vulnerable their networks are to potential attacks by revealing how thoroughly corporate protection policies and mechanisms stand up against authorized but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by seasoned security specialists using the latest intrusion methods. Find out more information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
CISM Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the core skills and worldwide benchmarks of performance that IT security professionals are required to achieve. It offers business management the confidence that consultants who have earned their certification possess the experience and skill to offer efficient security administration and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified support professional to help your organization in critical security disciplines including information protection governance, risk assessment, information protection program control, and crisis handling management.
Find out the details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Assistance.
CISSP Security Support Services
Progent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have earned CISSP accreditation as a result of demonstrated professional work, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP status official recognition in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise included under CISSP include security administration practices, security architecture and models, access control systems, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
Learn more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Premier Experts for Secure Network Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Premier cybersecurity experts are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP status following rigorous testing and significant experience. field experience with network security design. ISSAP security experts have in-depth knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, BCP and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-premier security specialists can help your business with all phases of architecture security.
Learn the details about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected Network Infrastructure Engineering Services.
CISSP-ISSEP Premier Cybersecurity 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 security analyst. Progent offers the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security consultant to assist your organization to follow current system security engineering principles and techniques in system development, review and evaluate system security designs according to security engineering leading practices, produce viable system designs that include compliant cybersecurity features for all critical system functions, define efficient design strategies to deliver protection for operations, perform in-depth risk analysis, and propose realistic security models that balance your operational requirements with your company's tolerance for risk.
Find out the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a globally recognized qualification that indicates expertise in information system security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation has consultants pass an exhaustive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-Premier security audit engineer able to help businesses in the fields of IS audit services, information technology governance, network assets and infrastructure planned useful life, information technology support, safeguarding information assets, and business continuity preparedness.
Read additional details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional Expertise.
CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Specialists
The CRISC program was initiated by ISACA to validate an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and support IS control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to create and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's risk mitigation services are complementary to the services provided by Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for objectively auditing your IS control mechanisms and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM support professionals for implementing company-wide security policies and procedures.
Find out additional information about Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Services.
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Services
GIAC was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security engineers. GIAC's mission is to ensure that an accredited professional possesses the knowledge necessary to deliver support in vital categories of system, data, and program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including U.S. NSA. Progent offers the support of certified security engineers for all of the network security capabilities addressed under GIAC accreditation topics including auditing security systems, security incident response, traffic analysis, web services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Learn additional details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.
Contact Progent for Computer Security Support
If your business is located in Minneapolis or elsewhere in the state of Minnesota and you're trying to find network security consulting, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
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