Business information networks in the state ofMinnesotacan have quick and economical remote technical support from Progent's certified security professionals to assist with the toughest security issues. The cost is competitive, billing is per minute, sign-up is fast, and support is unbeatable. Progent also offers help for complex projects that requires the expertise of senior security consultants with high-level industry certifications.
In case yourMinnesotasmall business is located far from major urban neighborhoods such asMinneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Duluth, or Bloomington, contact with nearby qualified network security engineers could be limited during an emergency. This can result in a loss of income for your business, angry customers, unproductive workers, and distracted management. By calling Progent, you have access to a Certified security professional ready to deliver expertise when you have to have it to get your information system on line and restore your information.
Progent can help you in your initiatives to guard your IT environment with support that can range from security checks to developing a company-wide security strategy. Progent offers affordable service to assist businesses of all sizes to configure and maintain protected networks powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that can include computers running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X platforms as well as BYOD clients with Apple iOS iPhones and iPads or Android or Windows Phone handsets.
Progent can also assist you to outsource spam blocking and protection from email-borne assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption solution that uses the services and infrastructure of top data security vendors to deliver centralized management and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also enable Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter.
Progent's certified professionals are available online or in person to offer a variety of emergency or project-based network security services such as:
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Progent's engineers can deliver world-class support in key areas of network security including security evaluation, firewall/VPN support, and high-level security consulting.
Progent's expert security consultants can assess the vulnerability of your current computer protection systems by performing exhaustive remote automated analysis based on advanced utilities and tested procedures. Progent's experience in this service saves you consulting fees and offers an accurate portrayal of gaps. The information your IT organization gains can be used as the foundation of a network protection plan that can allow your network to run dependably and adapt quickly to future risks.
Automated Vulnerability Assessment
Progent provides expertise in the use of security auditing packages including MBSA and LANguard from GFI for economically performing a variety of automatic network testing checks to identify possible security holes. Progent has extensive knowledge of other network auditing tools including NMAP, AMAP application mapper, eEye, as well as tools such as SolarWinds, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to make sense of testing reports and react appropriately.
Progent can show you how to design security into your company processes, configure auditing applications, define and implement a protected network architecture, and suggest procedures to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are ready to help you configure a firewall, design safe remote access to email and data, and install VPN. Learn additional information concerning Progent's network security evaluation.
Security Inventory Packages for Small Companies
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory and evaluation packages intended to enable small businesses to receive an impartial network security evaluation from a certified security engineer. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer runs a comprehensive test of your network from outside your firewall to uncover possible weaknesses in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Scan, a security expert runs a system scan from a secure computer within your firewall to determine vulnerabilities to inside attacks. The two security inventory services are set up and executed from a protected external site. The project is directed by a consultant who has earned top security accreditations and who produces a document that details and interprets the information collected by the scan and suggests cost-effective improvements if appropriate.
Network Security Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is an important component of any serious IT system security strategy. Progentís security experts can run thorough intrusion tests without the awareness of your company's internal IT resources. Stealth penetration testing shows whether current security monitoring tools such as intrusion detection warnings and event history analysis are correctly set up and consistently checked. Find out additional information on Progent's network penetration analysis support services.
Firewalls and VPN Solutions
Progent's background in network security solutions includes extensive field work with leading firewalls and VPN technology from multiple companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the support of engineers who have earned important networking certifications such as CCIE and Microsoft MCSE.
Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Configuration and Debugging
The latest generation of Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more bang for the buck than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for new deployments. Following Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most popular network intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring enhanced features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network consultants can assist you to manage your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances and upgrade to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide online and on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your company to plan, configure, tune, administer and debug firewall environments based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read additional details about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower configuration and troubleshooting services.
Cisco Security and VPN Engineering Services
Cisco's security and offsite connection products offer a complete range of easy-to-administer security products to help protect your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's Virtual Private Network line includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and VPN appliances. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven engineers with Cisco's CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who are able to help your business to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that align most closely with your company goals. Find out more details concerning Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Products.
Support Services for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent offers small and medium size organizations expert support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from major firewall and VPN security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can help you create a comprehensive security plan and choose appropriate technologies from multiple vendors to support your security goals while staying within your spending restraints.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight portfolio of managed services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates next generation behavior analysis technology to guard endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily escape traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud resources and provides a single platform to manage the entire malware attack lifecycle including protection, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver ultra-affordable in-depth security for physical servers and VMs, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies packaged within one agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help your business to design and configure a ProSight ESP environment that meets your company's specific requirements and that helps you demonstrate 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 network and respond to alarms that require immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also help you to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and allows rapid restoration of critical data, apps and VMs that have become lost or corrupted due to hardware failures, software glitches, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide world-class expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPAA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can help you to restore your critical data. Read more about ProSight DPS 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 service that incorporates the technology of top data security vendors to deliver centralized management and comprehensive protection for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS software, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hardware solution without a time-consuming and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting provider. Learn more details 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 allows you to capture, update, find and protect data related to your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned about impending expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can save up to half of time wasted searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the information you need when you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Certified Network Security Consulting
Any business ought to have a thoroughly thought out security program that incorporates both preventive processes and response planning. The pre-attack plan is a set of steps that help to reduce security weaknesses. The reactive strategy assists your company's network security engineers to assess the damage caused by an attack, fix the system, document the event, and get the IT network operational as rapidly as possible.
Progent's certified information security engineers are available to assist you to run a full vulnerability assessment and define a network security strategy to implement security policies and controls to minimize future attacks and dangers.
CISM Accredited Network Security Engineering Services
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee describes the basic competencies and global standards of performance that information security professionals are required to learn. CISM gives business management the confidence that consultants who have earned their CISM credential possess the experience and knowledge to deliver effective security administration and support consulting. Progent offers the support of CISM Certified security consultants to help businesses with:
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- Information Security Strategies
- Vulnerability Analysis
- Network Security Program Management
- Network Security Administration
- Recovery Planning
CISSP Accredited Security Consulting Services
CISSP recognizes mastery of an international standard for information security. The American National Standards Institute has awarded certification accreditation in the field of information protection under ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers access to of security consultants who have qualified for CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified consultant to help your company in a broad range of security areas such as:
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- Security Management Practices
- Security Architecture and Models
- Access Management Solutions and Processes
- Applications Development Security
- Operations Security
- Site Security
- Cryptography Mechanisms
- Telecom, Network and WAN Security
- Business Continuity Preparedness
CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified information system architecture professionals are consultants who have earned ISSAP status through rigorous examination and significant work with information security architecture. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) certification indicates proven skill in the most in-depth demands of information security architecture within the broader field of information security knowledge needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your business with all aspects of secure network architecture including.
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- Access Control Mechanisms and Methodologies
- Phone System and System Infrastructure Security
- Encryption/Decryption Solutions
- Requirements Analysis and Security Guidelines
- Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
- Physical Security
CISA Certified Security Auditing Consulting Assistance
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a globally recognized achievement that signifies expertise in network security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential has candidates undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA network security audit engineers are available to help your IT organization with:
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- Information Systems Audit Process
- Information Technology Governance
- Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
- IT Support
- Protecting Information Assets
- Disaster Recovery Planning
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's ability to design, deploy, and support IS controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to develop and execute a business continuity plan based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC network risk mitigation consultants can provide a variety of risk assessment services including:
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- Gather data and review documentation to identify significant vulnerabilities
- Inventory statutory, industry, and contractual requirements and organizational standards related to your information system to assess their possible impact on your business objectives
- Identify possible vulnerabilities for your business processes to help in evaluating your enterprise risk
- Develop a risk awareness initiative and provide seminars to ensure your stakeholders understand IT risk so they can contribute to your risk management program
- Match key risk vectors to related business procedures to help assign risk ownership
- Validate risk appetite with executive management and major stakeholders to make sure they match
GIAC Qualified Security Engineering Support
GIAC was established in 1999 to validate the skill of network security experts. GIAC's mission is to ensure that an accredited security consultant possesses the skills needed to provide support in vital categories of system, information, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and institutions around the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC-qualified security audit engineers are available to assist your IT organization with:
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- Auditing IT Infrastructure
- Incident Response
- Traffic Analysis
- Web Application Security
- SIEM solutions
Talk to a Certified Security Engineer
To find out how you can get in touch with a certified Progent security engineer for online or on-premises help in Minnesota, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Network Help.