For immediate remote help with network security issues, companies in Richmond, VA, have access to expert support from Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's remote support staff is ready to offer efficient and low-cost assistance with security crises that are impacting the productivity of your IT network. Progent's security engineers are premier to support systems based on Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's wide selection of consulting services encompasses firewall expertise, email security, secure system infrastructure, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's support team has earned the world's top security credentials including Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Progent offers online security expertise on a per-minute model with no minimum times and no additional fees for setup or after hours service. By billing by the minute and by delivering world-class expertise, Progent's billing structure keeps costs low and avoids situations where quick solutions turn into major charges.

Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Can We Do Now?
Cybersecurity ConsultantsIf your business is now fighting a security crisis, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Computer Help to learn how to receive immediate assistance. Progent has a team of certified cybersecurity experts who can provide online and on-premises assistance that includes threat containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and enhancement of your cybersecurity profile to guard against future attacks.

For organizations that have planned carefully for an attack, the formal post-attack handling procedure outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's approved method of reacting to a major security incident.

Introduction to Security Support Services
Managing computer security plus staying ready for restoring vital data and functions following a security breach requires an on-going process involving a variety of tools and procedures. Progent's certified professionals can assist your organization at any level in your efforts to guard your IT system, ranging from security audits to designing a complete security program. Important technologies covered by Progent's experts include Planning and Implementation, Information Restoration and Security Forensics, and Managed Filtering of E-mail-Based Threats.

Designing and Implementing Secure Environments
Any organization ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both preventive and responsive elements. The pre-attack plan is a collection of precautions that helps to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy defines procedures to help security staff to assess the damage caused by a breach, repair the damage, record the experience, and revive business activity as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to design protection into your company operations. Progent can install scanning utilities, create and execute a safe computer infrastructure, and propose processes and policies that will enhance the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, design safe offsite connectivity to e-mail and information, and install an efficient virtual private network (VPN).

If you are interested in an economical way for outsourcing your network security administration, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Options feature continual online system monitoring and quick resolution of emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to plan, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud resources and that are compliant with government security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises installations of Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent provides expertise in recovering systems and computers that have been compromised, are in question, or have failed because of a security attack. Progent can show you how to determine the losses caused by the breach, return your company to ordinary functions, and retrieve information compromised as a result of the breach. Progent's certified engineers can also oversee a comprehensive failure evaluation by examining activity logs and using a variety of advanced forensics techniques. Progent's experience with security consulting minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to propose effective strategies to avoid or contain new assaults.

Ransomware Cleanup and Restoration Consulting
Progent offers the services of experienced ransomware recovery experts with the skills to rebuild an IT network that has suffered an attack by a ransomware cryptoworm such as Ryuk, WannaCry, Hermes, or MongoLock. To find out more, see ransomware cleanup and recovery consulting.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's low-cost ProSight family of network monitoring and management services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance. Managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates cutting edge behavior analysis tools to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by traditional signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to address the entire threat lifecycle including filtering, identification, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Key features include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time system-wide immunization against new threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver economical in-depth security for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and reacting to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint management, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can assist you to design and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique needs and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will assist you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that call for urgent attention. Progent can also help your company to install and verify a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and allows rapid recovery of vital files, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver world-class support to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can assist you to recover your critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the technology of leading information security vendors to provide centralized control and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more information, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual host configured and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hardware environment without requiring a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, update, retrieve and safeguard data about your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By updating and organizing your network documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time spent searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for storing and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning enhancements, doing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require the instant you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Special Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's seasoned consultants offer world-class specialized help in vital areas of computer security such as:

Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent offers expertise with security evaluation utilities like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for performing a set of comprehensive system scans to uncover possible security gaps. Progent has broad experience with testing tools and can assist you to analyze assessment reports and respond appropriately. Progent's security consultants also can perform web software validation and can conduct thorough assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with major industry security specifications including FISMA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security covering stationary wireless equipment as well as mobile handsets. Get additional information about Progent's Information Risk Audits and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide world-class consulting services for Cisco's complete range of security and VPN solutions including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, protected high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst switches. Learn additional details concerning Cisco Security, VPN and Aironet Wireless Expertise.

Additional Firewall and VPN Solutions
As well as being expert in a wide array of network security solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers businesses of all sizes top-level engineering services for products from other major firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's engineers offer:

Unannounced Intrusion Testing Consulting
Stealth penetration testing is a key method for allowing organizations to understand how exposed their networks are to serious threats by showing how thoroughly corporate security policies and mechanisms stand up against planned but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced intrusion methods. Learn more details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager Experts for Richmond, VirginiaCertified Information Security Manager defines the core skills and international standards of service that IT security professionals are required to achieve. It provides business management the confidence that those who have earned their accreditation have the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security management and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM-certified expert to assist your organization in vital security disciplines such as data security governance, vulnerability management, information protection process control, and incident response management.

Learn additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Services.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Services
CISSP Certified Network Security Professionals for Richmond, VirginiaProgent's CISSP experts are cybersecurity engineers who have earned CISSP accreditation as a result of demonstrated experience, extensive study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for information security. ANSI has given the CISSP status accreditation in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise included within CISSP include security management procedures, security design and models, connection permission methodology, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Get additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure System Architecture
CISSP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Richmond, VirginiaProgent's ISSAP Certified security experts have earned ISSAP accreditation following rigorous testing and substantial hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP security experts possess comprehensive knowledge of access control mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, BCP and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your company with all aspects of architecture security.

Learn additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected System Architecture Consulting Support.

CISSP-ISSEP Certified Cybersecurity Engineering Experts
CISSP-ISSEP certified Network Security ExpertsCybersecurity consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have proven their ability to provide enterprises with the services expected of a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior security analyst. Progent offers the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity expert to help your organization to follow modern system security engineering principles and processes in system development, review system security designs according to security engineering leading practices, produce cohesive system designs that incorporate compliant security features for all critical system functions, define efficient design strategies to deliver protection for operations, perform in-depth risk analysis, and propose practical cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational requirements with your organization's tolerance for risk.

Learn the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting Services.

CISA Security Auditor Professional Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consultants for Richmond, VirginiaThe CISA accreditation is an important qualification that indicates expertise in information system security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo an extensive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-Certified security consultant trained to assist businesses in the fields of information systems audit services, information technology governance, systems and infrastructure planned useful life, IT service delivery, safeguarding information resources, and disaster recovery planning.

Get additional details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Services.

CRISC-certified Risk Management Consultants
CRISC IT Risk Consultants for Richmond, VirginiaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's ability to design, deploy, and support information system controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help your company to develop and carry out a workplace continuity plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management expertise is a good fit the support provided by Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for objectively assessing your IS management mechanisms and with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for designing security policies and procedures.

Learn more information about Progent's CRISC Network Risk Mitigation Consulting.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Expertise
Security Experts with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Richmond, VirginiaGIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of computer security professionals. GIAC's mission is to assure that a certified professional has the knowledge appropriate to deliver services in vital areas of system, information, and application software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions throughout the world including U.S. National Security Agency. Progent can provide the assistance of certified professionals for any of the security capabilities covered under GIAC accreditation programs such as auditing security systems, security incident response, intrusion detection, web-based application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

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Depend on Progent for Network Security Help
If your business is located in Richmond or elsewhere in Virginia and you want computer security support services, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.