Business networks in North Dakota can depend on fast and economical remote access to Progent's certified network security experts to assist with complex security problems. The cost is affordable, charges are by the minute, sign-up is quick, and service is world class. Progent also provides help for long-term projects that demand the services of senior security consultants with top security credentials.

In case your North Dakota business is based some distance from larger urban areas such as Fargo, Bismark, or Grand Forks, access to nearby accredited network security experts could be limited when you have a security disaster. This can cause a loss of income for your business, upset customers, idle employees, and distracted executives. By utilizing Progent's online services, you have access to a Premier security consultant ready to offer expertise whenever you need it to keep your system running and restore your data.

Progent can assist you at any level in your initiatives to protect your information system with services that ranges from network security audits to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Progent provides affordable support to assist small and midsize companies to set up and maintain safe networks based on Windows and Cisco technology and that can include computers based on UNIX or Linux platforms plus BYOD clients with Apple iOS iPhones and iPads or Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam blocking and defense against e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the technology of leading information security companies to provide centralized management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises 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 monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter.

Progent's security experts are accessible online or on site to offer a variety of emergency or longer-term network security services such as:

If your business has an urgent requirement for computer security help, go to Progent's Emergency Online Technical Support.

Progent's support professionals offer advanced services in vital fields of computer protection that include security evaluation, firewall/VPN support, and advanced security consulting.

System Evaluation
Progent's expert security engineers can assess the effectiveness of your existing computer security implementation by performing comprehensive remote automated testing via sophisticated utilities and proven procedures. Progent's skill in administering this testing saves your company time and money and assures an accurate portrayal of gaps. The information your IT organization gains can form the foundation of a network protection strategy that will permit your information system to operate dependably and respond rapidly to future threats.

Automated Network Vulnerability Analysis
Progent provides consulting in the use of security testing products such as MBSA and GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner for affordably running a set of automatic system testing scans to identify possible security problems. Progent has broad experience with other security analysis tools including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as utilities like Metasploit Framework, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand audit reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can show you how to build protection into your company operations, install scanning software, define and deploy a secure system environment, and suggest procedures to optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security engineers are able to help you configure a firewall, design safe remote connectivity to email and data, and integrate VPN. Learn additional information concerning Progent's network security assessment.

Security Inventory Service Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory service packages intended to enable small companies to receive a professional network security assessment from a certified security specialist. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs an extensive examination of your network from beyond your firewall to determine potential weaknesses in the security posture you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer executes a network scan from an authorized machine inside your firewall to uncover the risk to inside attacks. Both security inventory packages are configured and run from a secured external site. The project is overseen by a consultant who has earned top security accreditations and who produces a report that details and analyzes the data captured by the security scan and proposes practical remediation where appropriate.

Stealth Penetration Analysis Consulting
Stealth intrusion checking is a key part of any serious network security plan. Progentís security experts can perform thorough intrusion checks without the knowledge of your company's internal network support staff. Unannounced penetration testing shows whether existing security monitoring tools such as intrusion detection alerts and event log monitoring are properly configured and consistently checked. Learn additional information concerning Progent's stealth security penetration analysis consulting.

Firewall And Virtual Private Network (VPN) Expertise
Progent's background in security technology encompasses in-depth field work with leading firewalls and VPN products from a variety of vendors including Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the support of engineers who have earned key networking accreditations including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Configuration and Troubleshooting
The new ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more value than Cisco's legacy PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for new deployments. After Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of ASA 5500-X devices can be configured to enable Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the world's most popular intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help you to maintain your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances and migrate efficiently to 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, deploy, optimize, administer and debug firewall solutions based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read additional details about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and troubleshooting services.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Services
Cisco's security and offsite connection products offer a full range of manageable security products to help safeguard your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's VPN line features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's expert staff of consultants includes experienced specialists with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP qualifications who can assist your organization to select Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security technologies that align most closely with your business goals. Learn additional details concerning Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security Technology and VPN Appliances.

Support Services for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Products
Progent provides small and mid-size organizations expert support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN solutions from major firewall and VPN security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you create a detailed security plan and select the right technologies from a variety of suppliers to achieve your security objectives while staying within your budget restraints.

Progent's Low-Cost 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 cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. Managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that incorporates next generation behavior machine learning technology to guard endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely get by traditional signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to automate the complete malware attack progression including protection, detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against new threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer economical multi-layer security for physical servers and VMs, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device management, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique requirements and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry data protection standards. Progent will help you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that call for immediate action. Progent 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 quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and enables rapid recovery of vital data, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged due to component failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can deliver advanced expertise to configure ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, when needed, can assist you to restore your critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup.

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 uses the technology of top information security companies to provide centralized management and world-class security for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps most unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and managed by Progent's network support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting environment without a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting service. 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 makes it easy to capture, maintain, retrieve and safeguard data about your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time thrown away trying to find vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network such as standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you need the instant you need it. Find out more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Security Design
Any company ought to have a carefully considered security strategy that incorporates both preventive processes and response plans. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps intended to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan helps your company's security engineers to assess the damage caused by an attack, fix the damage, record the experience, and get the IT network running as rapidly as possible.

Progent's expert information security consultants are available to assist your company to perform a complete vulnerability evaluation and define a computer security plan to implement security policies and controls to reduce ongoing attacks and threats.

CISM Qualified Network Security Consulting Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) organization defines the basic competencies and international standards of performance that information security professionals are expected to learn. It provides business management the confidence that consultants who have qualified for their CISM credential possess the experience and capability to provide effective security management and consulting services. Progent can provide the services of CISM Certified security consultants to help companies with:

  • IS Security Strategies
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Information Security Program Management
  • Information Security Administration
  • Recovery Planning
Read more information concerning Progent's CISM Accredited Security Support Expertise.

CISSP Qualified Security Engineering Expertise
CISSP recognizes mastery of a worldwide standard for data security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has awarded the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of data security under ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide the services of security consultants who have qualified for CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified consultant to help your organization in a variety security areas such as:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Management Systems and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Technology
  • Telecom, Network and WAN Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Read more details about Progent's CISSP Accredited Cybersecurity Support Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Accredited Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified network architecture engineers are experts who have been awarded ISSAP status through rigorous examination and significant work with network security architecture. The ISSAP credential indicates demonstrated competence in the most in-depth requirements of information security architecture within the broader scope of information system security knowledge required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your business with all aspects of secure network architecture including.

  • Access Management Systems and Methodologies
  • Telecom and Network Protection
  • Cryptography Solutions
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Standards
  • BCP and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Hardware Security
Learn more information about Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Consulting Services.

CISA Certified Network Security Auditing Consulting Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a recognized qualification that indicates expertise in IS security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential has candidates undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA-certified IS security audit engineers can assist your IT organization with:

  • IS Audit Process
  • IT Enforcement
  • Systems and Architecture Lifecycle Planning
  • IT Support
  • Safeguarding Information Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Read more information concerning Progent's CISA Accredited IS Security Auditing Consulting Services.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's ability to design, implement, and maintain IS controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to create and execute a business continuity strategy that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk mitigation specialists can provide a variety of risk assessment services including:

  • Collect data and review documentation to evaluate major vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, regulatory, and business requirements and company policies related to your network to determine their potential influence on your strategic goals
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities for your business workflows to help in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Create a risk awareness program and conduct training to make sure your stakeholders understand IT risk so they can contribute to your risk management program
  • Match identified risk scenarios to related operational procedures to help assign risk ownership
  • Determine risk tolerance with your senior management and major stakeholders to make sure they align
Get additional details about Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts.

GIAC Accredited IS Security Engineering Support
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to validate the skill of IT security professionals. GIAC's goal is to ensure that an accredited professional has the skills appropriate to provide services in important areas of network, information, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC-certified IS security audit engineers can help your business in the areas of:

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Get in Touch with a Security Expert
To find out how you can contact a certified Progent security consultant for remote or onsite support in North Dakota, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Network Help.