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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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
    ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that incorporates next generation behavior machine learning tools to guard physical and virtual endpoints against new malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely escape traditional signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and provides a single platform to automate the complete threat lifecycle including filtering, detection, containment, remediation, and forensics. Top capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and allows fast restoration of vital data, applications and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of hardware breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver advanced expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can assist you to recover your business-critical information. Read more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

  • ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of top information security vendors to deliver centralized control and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays inside your security perimeter. For more details, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
    Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure management service that makes it easy and affordable for smaller businesses to diagram, monitor, reconfigure and troubleshoot their networking hardware such as routers, firewalls, and load balancers as well as servers, printers, client computers and other networked devices. Incorporating cutting-edge RMM technology, ProSight WAN Watch ensures that infrastructure topology maps are always current, captures and displays the configuration information of almost all devices connected to your network, monitors performance, and sends notices when problems are detected. By automating time-consuming network management processes, WAN Watch can cut hours off ordinary tasks like network mapping, expanding your network, finding devices that need critical updates, or resolving performance bottlenecks. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring and Management
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop remote monitoring service that incorporates state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management techniques to keep your network running at peak levels by tracking the health of critical assets that power your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch detects an issue, an alert is sent immediately to your specified IT personnel and your assigned Progent engineering consultant so that all potential problems can be resolved before they can impact your network. Learn more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring consulting.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III 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 secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual host configured and maintained 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 moved immediately to a different hardware solution without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting provider. Find out more 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 makes it easy to create, update, retrieve and protect information about your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your network documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time spent searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether youíre planning enhancements, doing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require 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, Amazon AWS consulting experts, and Google Cloud integration consultants 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 evaluation of the overall health of their information system. Powered by some of the leading remote monitoring and management platforms available, and supervised by Progent's world-class team of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the deployment of your core network assets adhere to industry leading practices. Both the Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are available at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and deliver immediate ROI like a cleaner Active Directory system. Both also include one year of state-of-the-art remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Benefits can include lower-cost management, improved compliance with information security standards, higher utilization of network resources, quicker troubleshooting, more reliable backup and recovery, and increased uptime. See more information about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure review.

Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is a low-cost service centered on a brief discussion with a Progent backup/recovery expert. The interview is designed to assess your company's preparedness to block ransomware or recover rapidly after an attack by a ransomware strain like Ryuk, WannaCry, MongoLock, or Locky. Progent will consult with you personally to gather information concerning your current AV defense and backup procedures, and Progent will then produce a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can follow industry best practices to deploy a cost-effective security and backup system that minimizes your vulnerability to a ransomware attack and aligns with your business requirements. For more information, visit The 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.