Business IT networks inMinnesotacan have quick and economical remote help from Progent's qualified network security consultants to assist with complex security problems. Rates are competitive, charges are by the minute, engagement is fast, and service is world class. Progent also offers help for long-term projects that requires the knowledge of senior security consultants with high-level industry credentials.
If yourMinnesotasmall business is based some distance from more populated urban neighborhoods includingMinneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Duluth, or Bloomington, support from local certified network security professionals could be problematic when you have an emergency. This can result in lost productivity for your company, angry customers, unproductive employees, and distracted executives. By calling Progent, you can get in touch with a Premier security professional who can provide assistance when you require it to get your system on line and salvage your data.
Progent can assist you in your initiatives to protect your network with support services that ranges from network security checks to creating a company-wide security plan. Progent provides economical service to help businesses of all sizes to configure and maintain secure networks powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that can include computers based on UNIX or Linux operating systems plus mobile clients with Apple iOS handhelds or Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.
Progent can also assist you to outsource spam blocking and defense against email-borne security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption solution that incorporates the technology of leading data security companies to deliver web-based management and world-class security for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. ProSight Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a further layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter.
Progent's certified engineers are available online or on site to offer a variety of emergency or project-based network security services which include:
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Progent's engineers can deliver advanced support in vital fields of computer security that include security assessment, firewall and VPN solutions, and high-level security consulting.
System Security Evaluation
Progent's certified security consultants can assess the effectiveness of your existing computer security environment by performing comprehensive remote automated testing via sophisticated software tools and proven techniques. Progent's experience in administering this service saves you consulting fees and offers an objective portrayal of system vulnerability. The information your IT organization is provided can form the basis of a security plan that will allow your network to run safely and adapt quickly to future threats.
Automated Network Security Analysis
Progent offers expertise in the use of security auditing packages including Microsoft's MBSA and GFI LANguard for affordably running a set of programmed network auditing scans to uncover possible security gaps. Progent has broad experience with other security analysis products including NMAP, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as utilities like Metasploit, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to make sense of audit reports and react effectively.
Progent can show you how to design security into your company operations, install scanning software, define and implement a secure system architecture, and suggest policies to optimize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are able to help you set up a firewall, implement safe remote access to email and business applications, and install VPN. Find out more on Progent's automated security evaluation.
Security Inventory Service Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory service bundles designed to enable small companies to get an independent network security evaluation from an accredited security specialist. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security expert runs an extensive test of your network from beyond your firewalled perimeter to determine potential risks in the security posture you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs a system scan from an authorized machine within your company firewall to evaluate vulnerabilities to inside attacks. Both security inventory packages are configured and executed from a protected remote location. The project is directed by a consultant with high-level security accreditations and who generates a document that details and interprets the data captured by the scan and suggests cost-effective improvements where called for.
Stealth Penetration Analysis Consulting
Stealth intrusion checking is a key component of any comprehensive network security strategy. Progent’s security experts can run extensive penetration tests without the knowledge of your company's internal network support staff. Stealth penetration checking uncovers whether existing security defense tools such as intrusion incident warnings and event history monitoring are correctly set up and actively checked. Find out additional information concerning Progent's network penetration testing consulting.
Firewalls and VPN Support
Progent's expertise in network security technology encompasses in-depth familiarity with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology offered by a variety of vendors including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the support of engineers with key industry certifications including CCIE and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Configuration and Troubleshooting
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more value than Cisco's earlier firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for all new deployments. After Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire line 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 intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring enhanced features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help your company to maintain your existing PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances and migrate to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide online and onsite help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist you to plan, configure, optimize, manage and troubleshoot firewall solutions based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn additional information about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services integration and debugging support.
Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Engineering Services
Cisco's network security and remote connection products represent a complete line of manageable security solutions to help protect your local and remote network infrastructure. Cisco's Virtual Private Network product family features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN concentrators. Progent's professional consulting staff includes field-proven specialists with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP certifications who are able to help your business to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that fit best with your business objectives. Read more details about Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security Technology and Virtual Private Network Products.
Consulting Services for Other Firewall and VPN Technology
Progent offers small and medium size businesses professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN technology from leading firewall and VPN security companies such as Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and SonicWall. Progent can help you design a comprehensive security plan and select appropriate products from a variety of suppliers to support your security goals while staying within your spending restraints.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's low-cost ProSight line of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. Managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection service that incorporates next generation behavior analysis technology to guard endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely evade legacy signature-based AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud resources and offers a single platform to address the complete threat lifecycle including blocking, identification, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer economical in-depth protection for physical servers and VMs, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering through cutting-edge tools incorporated within one agent managed from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's unique needs and that allows you demonstrate compliance with government and industry data protection standards. Progent will assist you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that require urgent attention. Progent's consultants can also help you to set up and verify a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover quickly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and allows fast recovery of critical data, applications and VMs that have become lost or corrupted due to component failures, software glitches, disasters, human error, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery specialists can provide world-class support 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 information. Read 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 and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of leading information security vendors to deliver centralized management and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device provides a further layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email 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 World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, find and protect data related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time wasted looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether you’re planning improvements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need the instant you need it. Learn more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Certified Network Security Planning
Every business ought to have a carefully thought out security program that includes both pre-attack procedures and reaction planning. The pre-attack plan is a collection of steps designed to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan assists your network security personnel to evaluate the damage caused by a security penetration, fix the network, document the event, and get the IT network restored as rapidly as possible.
Progent's certified information security consultants can to help you to perform a complete risk evaluation and create a network security strategy to implement security policies and mechanisms to minimize ongoing assaults and dangers.
CISM Qualified Information Security Consulting Services
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) organization defines the basic capabilities and worldwide standards of skill that IT security managers are required to master. CISM provides business management the confidence that those who have qualified for their CISM credential possess the experience and capability to provide effective security management and consulting services. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM Premier security professionals to help companies with:
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- IS Security Strategies
- Risk Management
- Network Security Implementation Management
- Network Security Management
- Recovery Planning
CISSP Certified Security Engineering Services
CISSP denotes expertise with a worldwide standard for information security. The American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of data protection stipulated by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers the services of security professionals who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified professional to help your enterprise in a variety security fields including:
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- Security Management Practices
- Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
- Access Control Solutions and Processes
- Applications Development Security
- Operations Security
- Physical Security
- Encryption/Decryption Technology
- Telecommunications, Network and Internet Security
- Business Continuity Preparedness
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure System Architecture Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Premier network architecture engineers are consultants who have earned ISSAP status through thorough testing and extensive work with network security architecture. The ISSAP credential represents demonstrated competence in the most complex requirements of information security architecture bounded by the broader scope of IS security knowledge needed for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can help your company with all phases of architecture security such as.
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- Access Control Mechanisms and Techniques
- Telecommunications and Network Infrastructure Security
- Encryption/Decryption Solutions
- Needs Analysis and Security Standards
- BCP and DRP
- Physical Security
CISA Certified Information System Security Auditing Engineering Assistance
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a recognized qualification that represents expertise in information system security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential has consultants pass a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA information security audit consultants can help your company in the areas of:
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- IS Audit Process
- IT Administration
- Network Assets and Infrastructure Planned Useful Life
- IT Support
- Safeguarding Information Resources
- Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA to verify a consultant's skills to design, deploy, and maintain information system controls to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to create and execute a workplace continuity plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC IT risk mitigation experts offer a variety of risk assessment services such as:
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- Gather data and review documentation to evaluate significant vulnerabilities
- Inventory legal, industry, and contractual mandates and company policies related to your network to determine their possible influence on your strategic goals
- Identify possible vulnerabilities for your business workflows to assist in analyzing your corporate risk
- Develop a risk awareness program and conduct training to make sure your stakeholders appreciate information system risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
- Match identified risk vectors to related operational procedures to help assign risk responsibility
- Validate risk appetite with executive leadership and key stakeholders to ensure they align
GIAC Accredited Information System Security Consulting Expertise
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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security experts. GIAC's mission is to assure that an accredited professional has the knowledge necessary to deliver services in key categories of network, data, and program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and institutions throughout the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC-certified security audit consultants can assist your company in the areas of:
Contact a Certified Security Engineer
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