ProSight Enhanced Security Protection Services and Ransomware DefenseProgent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP's solution delivers firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device control, and web filtering via cutting-edge prevention, detection, investigation, and response tools incorporated within a single agent managed from a single web console.

The streamlined architecture of ProSight ESP, designed from the ground up for hybrid cloud and virtualized environments, significantly reduces the resource overhead and performance degradation common to alternative anti-malware products. This architecture also cuts equipment costs by improving virtual machine consolidation. ProSight ESP provides these benefits while at the same time delivering top-of-the-line protection against sophisticated threats like ransomware and file-less attacks.

ProSight ESP is a managed security service offered at a low monthly subscription fee with a simple per-system licensing model that covers any server or endpoint, physical or virtual, and that can be scaled to any size. Installation, troubleshooting and other incidental professional services are not included with the subscription. Operating systems supported include Windows, Linux, macOS, Apple iOS and Android. A single agent handles any combination of virtualization platforms, cloud providers, operating systems and physical devices. Centralized scanning allows you to distribute anti-malware compute resources across multiple security servers to maximize protection and performance.

Progent's security and virtualization experts can help you plan and implement a cost-effective deployment of ProSight ESP that makes sense for your company and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry data security requirements. Progent will help you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that require immediate attention. Progent can also help you set up and test backup/disaster recovery processes such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware.

Key Features of ProSight Enhanced Security Protection
ProSight ESP uses the industry's leading unified anti-malware platform to provide multi-layered security for endpoints and Exchange mailboxes. Security featers include:

  • Protection in depth with multi-layer endpoint security
  • Anti-virus and anti-malware with advanced behavioral analysis
  • Zero-day threat protection
  • Application blacklisting and sandboxing
  • Two-way firewall for Windows systems
  • Integrates with VMware NSX to support the Software Defined Datacenter
  • Device and content control for Exchange Servers including spam, phishing, content and attachment filtering

Endpoint Security Services
Endpoints protected by ProSight ESP include Windows, Linux, and macOS servers, workstations, and notebooks as well as Apple iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. Windows-powered systems are provided enhanced protection via a two-way firewall, intrusion detection, web access control and filtering, data leakage protection, plus application and device control. Minimal system overhead improves performance compared to competing security platforms, and seamless integration with Microsoft Active Directory simplifies the process of protecting unmanaged desktops and servers. Advanced heuristics use behavior analysis to detect zero-day threats in real time, blocking attacks that easily evade traditional signature-based security products.

ProSight ESP's cloud-based Control Center provides a single console for deploying, enforcing and managing security policies for all your endpoints of all types in all locations.

ProSight ESP Unified Security Services

A web-based Control Center lets you manage security policies, run remote tasks, and create reports

Security Services for Virtualized Environments
ProSight ESP offers comprehensive protection for virtualized datacenters and uses advanced multi-layered caching technology to deliver high performance. Low-footprint security services improve server consolidation by as much as 30% compared to older-generation AV platforms by reducing memory and storage requirements and minimizing CPU and I/O activity. Virtual machines running Microsoft Windows and major Linux distributions are protected on most virtualization platforms including Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware, Citrix, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization with KVM, and Oracle. All virtual machines are protected against malware through file system, memory, process and registry scanning.

ProSight ESP's failover architecture for virtual security appliances eliminates single points of failure, ensuring high availability and consistent performance. Because VMs are protected by Security Servers, they need no local anti-malware scanning engines and definitions and are immune to AV storms.

In VMware environments, ProSight ESP takes advantage of NSX technology supporting the Software-Defined Data Center and integrates seamlessly with unlimited instances of VMware vCenter. This permits security management policy based on objects like resource pools, folders and distributed networking.

ProSight ESP Security for Virtualized Environments

ProSight ESP offers comprehensive, unified protection for virtualized datacenters

Security Services for Exchange
ProSight ESP integrates tightly with Microsoft Exchange Server to protect against threats like malware, spam and phishing. You can also filter emails that have attachments or content that do not comply with your company's security policies. ProSight ESP's web-based Control Center lets you create user groups so you can define different scanning and filtering policies for different categories of users such as sales vs. IT management. Among ProSight ESP's long list of configurable settings for Exchange is a domain IP check feature that can prevent spammers from spoofing the sender's email address and making an email appear as though it were from a trusted sender. You can also control options such as quarantine duration, whitelisting and blacklisting, filtering rules and rule prioritization, replacement text for scanned emails, max size of email attachment and content body, exclusions from filtering, and scan scheduling. ProSight ESP uses Microsoft's Exchange Web Services (EWS) to allow scanning the Exchange mailbox and public folder databases.

Download the ProSight Enhanced Security Protection Services Datasheet
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Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection Services Datasheet. (PDF - 91 KB)

Additional ProSight Managed Services Available from Progent
Besides ProSight Enhanced Security Protection, Progent's ProSight suite of network management services includes other low-cost, subscription-based managed services that let you outsource all the critical tasks associated with managing your information network such as backup/disaster recovery, infrastructure monitoring, email filtering, Virtual Machine hosting, and network documentation management. By establishing partnerships with leading technology providers, Progent is able to provide small and mid-size companies the advantages of the same cutting-edge remote network management tools used by some of the world's biggest companies. Managed services available from Progent include:

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes next generation behavior analysis technology to guard physical and virtual endpoints against new malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which easily evade traditional signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to manage the entire malware attack lifecycle including filtering, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Top features include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and medium-sized businesses a low cost and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and enables rapid recovery of vital data, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can provide advanced expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can assist you to restore your critical data. Find out more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup.

  • ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of top data security vendors to provide web-based control and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device provides a further level of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the local gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more details, see ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
    Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it simple and affordable for small and mid-sized businesses to map out, track, enhance and debug their connectivity appliances like switches, firewalls, and wireless controllers plus servers, client computers and other devices. Incorporating cutting-edge Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, ProSight WAN Watch ensures that infrastructure topology maps are always current, copies and displays the configuration information of almost all devices connected to your network, tracks performance, and sends notices when problems are detected. By automating tedious management and troubleshooting activities, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off common chores such as making network diagrams, expanding your network, finding appliances that require important software patches, or resolving performance bottlenecks. Learn more details about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Monitoring
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring managed service that uses state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management (RMM) techniques to help keep your IT system operating at peak levels by tracking the health of critical computers that power your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch detects an issue, an alert is sent immediately to your specified IT personnel and your Progent consultant so that all potential problems can be addressed before they can disrupt productivity. Find out more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring consulting.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
    With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hardware solution without a lengthy and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation Management
    ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, find and protect information about your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to 50% of time spent searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for holding and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure like recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and relating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the information you need when you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
How Progent Can Help You Build a Secure and Compliant Network with ProSight ESP
Progent's team of more than 100 seasoned IT consultants includes experts certified in every major discipline of information technology relevant to small and mid-size companies. This wide array of skills and depth of personnel allows Progent to act as your primary contact with network technology vendors and to provide virtually any IT service your business requires from occasional advice and troubleshooting to end-to-end network management outsourcing. Progent's strong roster of certified information security specialists can help you achieve and prove compliance with the strictest security standards associated with your industry and accelerate the time to value of your technology investment. In addition to the unified security solution provided by ProSight ESP, Progent offers other subscription-based managed services and value-priced service packages designed to deliver enterprise-class protection at a cost small-businesses can afford.

Progent offers expertise for all endpoints and virtual machines secured by ProSight Enhanced Security Protection. Support services available from Progent include Windows 10 integration, Linux configuration, macOS support, iPhone and iPad integration and management, Android setup and management, Windows Hyper-V support, VMware vCenter configuration, and Citrix XenServer support. Progent's certified Microsoft Exchange Server consultants can help you integrate ProSight ESP with Exchange to protect you from email-borne threats. Progent can provide online and onsite consulting and troubleshooting support from Cisco-certified CCIE consultants to help you maintain, tune or expand your network infrastructure. If you have deployed a network model that uses both on-premises and public cloud resources, Progent offers the expertise of Microsoft Azure consultants and Amazon AWS consulting experts to assist you to integrate a robust and easy-to-manage hybrid network.

ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a quick and affordable way for small and medium-size businesses to obtain an unbiased assessment of the overall health of their IT system. Based on a selection of the leading remote monitoring and management platforms in the industry, and overseen by Progent's certified team of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how closely the deployment of your core network assets adhere to leading practices. Both the Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are available at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and provide immediate benefits like a more manageable Active Directory (AD) system. Both also include a year of advanced remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Advantages can include easier management, better compliance with government and industry security requirements, more efficient utilization of IT assets, faster problem resolution, more reliable backup and recovery, and higher availability. See more about ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure review.

The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is an affordable service built around a brief interview with a Progent information assurance expert. The fact-finding interview is designed to help evaluate your company's ability to block ransomware or recover rapidly following an assault by a ransomware variant like Ryuk, WannaCry, MongoLock, or Locky. Progent will consult with you personally to gather information about your existing security profile and backup system, and Progent will then deliver a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report describing how you can apply industry best practices to create an efficient AV and backup system that reduces your vulnerability to a ransomware attack and aligns with your company's needs. For more information, refer to Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.

Other Affordable Service Packages Available from Progent
To complement Progent's ProSight suite of subscription-based managed services, Progent offers value-priced one-off service packages to help small and mid-size businesses to evaluate or demonstrate compliance with internal, government or industry security standards. These budget-friendly services include security vulnerability assessment and stealth penetration testing. Progent also offers advanced disaster recovery preparedness consulting and business continuity planning consulting to ensure that you can continue your crucial business processes quickly after a catastrophic event.

Contact Progent about ProSight Enhanced Security Protection Services
To learn more about how Progent can assist your business to outsource an affordable and comprehensive security solution with ProSight Enhanced Security Protection, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

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