To get immediate online assistance with network security problems, companies in Richmond, VA, have access to world-class expertise by contacting Progent's security professionals. Progent's remote support staff is ready to offer fast and economical help with security issues that threaten the viability of your information system. Progent's accredited consultants are certified to provide help for environments based on Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's wide array of consulting services addresses firewall expertise, email security, secure network architecture, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's support staff has been awarded the industry's top security accreditations including CISM and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).
Progent provides online security assistance on a per-minute model without minimum minutes and no additional charges for sign-up or after hours service. By charging by the minute and by delivering top-level support, Progent's billing model keeps costs low and avoids scenarios where quick fixes result in major expenses.
We've Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do?
In case your network is currently experiencing a network security emergency, visit Progent's Emergency Online Network Support to see how to get immediate aid. Progent maintains a team of seasoned network security experts who offer online and onsite assistance that includes threat containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and hardening of your security profile to guard against future exploits.
For businesses who have planned beforehand for being hacked, the step-by-step incident handling procedure promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's approved method of responding to a major security penetration.
Overview of Security Services
Coordinating computer protection plus staying ready for recovering critical data and functions following a security breach demands a continual effort involving a variety of technologies and procedures. Progent's security consultants can support your organization at all levels in your attempt to protect your information system, ranging from security assessments to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Some technologies covered by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Prevention, Data Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Protection from Email-Borne Threats.
Planning and Implementing Secure Environments
Every organization ought to have a carefully considered security strategy that includes both proactive and reactive steps. The proactive strategy is a set of precautions that helps to reduce security gaps. The reactive strategy defines activities to help security personnel to evaluate the losses resulting from a breach, repair the damage, document the event, and restore network functions as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to design protection into your company processes. Progent can install scanning software, define and build a safe network infrastructure, and recommend processes and policies to enhance the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy protected offsite connectivity to e-mail and data, and install an effective virtual private network (VPN).
If your company is interested in an economical way for jobbing out your security management, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Options include continual online server monitoring and fast resolution of emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to plan, deploy, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud-based resources and that are compliant with government data security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)
System Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent offers skill in restoring networks and devices that have been compromised, are quarantined, or have failed following a security penetration. Progent can help evaluate the damage resulting from the assault, return your company to normal business operations, and retrieve data lost as a result of the event. Progent's certified specialists can also perform a thorough forensic evaluation by examining activity logs and using a variety of proven assessment tools. Progent's background with security problems reduces your off-air time and permits Progent to suggest efficient ways to avoid or contain future assaults.
Ransomware Removal and Recovery Expertise
Progent can provide the services of experienced ransomware recovery consultants with the knowledge to reconstruct an environment damaged by a ransomware virus such as Ryuk, Dharma, NotPetya, or MongoLock. To learn more, see ransomware cleanup and recovery consulting.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's low-cost ProSight portfolio of managed services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning technology to guard endpoints as well as servers and VMs against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by legacy signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud resources and provides a single platform to manage the entire malware attack lifecycle including blocking, identification, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key features include single-click rollback using Windows VSS and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and VMs, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, device control, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within one agent managed from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's unique requirements and that helps you prove compliance with legal and industry information protection regulations. Progent will assist you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that require immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help you to set up and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and medium-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and allows rapid restoration of vital data, apps and VMs that have become lost or corrupted due to hardware failures, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images/, as well as Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can deliver advanced expertise to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can assist you to restore your business-critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the technology of leading data security vendors to provide web-based control and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter. For more details, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and apps 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 model, the customer owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting environment without a lengthy and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting provider. Learn more details 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 capture, update, retrieve and safeguard data about your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned about impending expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By updating and managing your IT documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time wasted looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your business network such as recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether you’re making improvements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require the instant you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's security consultants offer unique support in key areas of computer protection such as:
Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing
Progent provides experience with security evaluation utilities like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for conducting a set of automatic network scans to reveal potential security holes. Progent has broad skills with scanning tools and can assist you to analyze audit results and respond efficiently. Progent's security consultants also can perform web application testing and can perform thorough assessments of corporate-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with key industry security standards including FISMA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless security including stationary wireless equipment as well as portable handsets. Get additional information about Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment.
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 (CCNPs) can deliver in-depth consulting support for Cisco's complete range of protection and Virtual Private Network products such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure broadband and integrated services routers, Aironet wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst switches. Find out the details concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Consulting.
Other Firewall and VPN Technologies
Unannounced Penetration Testing Services
As well as being expert in a wide range of security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide companies of all sizes advanced consulting for solutions from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's engineers offer:
Unannounced intrusion checking is a key technique for helping companies to determine how vulnerable their IT environments are to real-world threats by showing how effectively corporate protection procedures and technologies hold up to planned but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by veteran security specialists using the latest intrusion techniques. Find out additional details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
CISM Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the core skills and international benchmarks of performance that computer security managers are expected to achieve. CISM provides business management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their accreditation possess the background and knowledge to offer efficient security administration and engineering support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified support professional to assist your enterprise in vital security disciplines including data protection governance, vulnerability management, information protection program management, and crisis response support.
Read more information about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise.
CISSP Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have earned CISSP status through verified professional work, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP status official recognition in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge covered under CISSP include security administration practices, security design and test systems, access permission systems, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.
Learn the details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP qualified cybersecurity experts have been awarded ISSAP accreditation as a result of rigorous testing and significant hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts have acquired comprehensive knowledge of access control systems and techniques, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your business with all phases of secure network architecture.
Find out additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Infrastructure Engineering Services.
CISSP-ISSEP Qualified Security Engineering Experts
Network Security consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown their ability to provide enterprises with the expertise associated with a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior cybersecurity analyst. Progent offers the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security expert to assist your organization to follow current system security engineering theory and techniques in system development, review and evaluate system security designs based on security engineering leading practices, produce cohesive system designs that include compliant security mechanisms for all critical system functions, develop effective configuration strategies to deliver protection for operations, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend practical security solutions that balance your operational requirements with your organization's risk tolerance.
Learn the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a globally recognized qualification that indicates expertise in network security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-qualified security consultant trained to assist companies in the areas of information systems audit services, information technology governance, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, IT support, protecting data resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.
Get more details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Support Expertise.
CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Specialists
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's ability to plan, implement, and support IS control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to create and execute a business continuity plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk mitigation services are a good fit the services provided by Progent's CISA-qualified security engineers for impartially auditing your IS control design and with the expertise of Progent's CISM consultants for implementing security policies.
Read more details concerning Progent's CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Support.
GIAC Consulting Services
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security experts. GIAC's mission is to verify that a certified professional possesses the knowledge needed to deliver services in key categories of network, data, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the assistance of GIAC certified professionals for any of the network security services covered within GIAC accreditation programs such as auditing perimeters, incident handling, intrusion detection, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Learn more details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.
Depend on Progent for Computer Security Consulting Services
If your organization is located in Richmond or elsewhere in Virginia and you need network security help, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.