For immediate online assistance with network security issues, companies in Richmond, VA, can find expert expertise by contacting Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online support staff is available to provide effective and affordable assistance with security problems that threaten the viability of your information system. Progent's security consultants are premier to provide help for environments based on Microsoft, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad array of services addresses firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, protected network design, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support staff has been awarded the industry's top security credentials including CISA and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).

Progent provides remote security support on a by-the-minute basis without minimum times and without additional fees for sign-up or off-hour support. By charging by the minute and by providing top-level help, Progent's billing policy keeps costs under control and eliminates situations where quick fixes entail major expenses.

Our System Has Been Hacked: What Do We Do Now?
Network Security ConsultantsIn case your business is currently faced with a security crisis, visit Progent's Emergency Remote Network Support to find out how to receive immediate help. Progent maintains a pool of veteran cybersecurity experts who offer online and on-premises assistance that includes threat containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your security defense to protect against future attacks.

For companies who have prepared carefully for an attack, the formal post-attack response procedure outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's preferred method of handling a serious security incident.

Overview of Progent's Security Services
Managing computer security and preparation for recovering vital data and functions following a security breach demands an on-going effort that entails an array of tools and procedures. Progent's security engineers can support your business at whatever level in your attempt to safeguard your information system, from security audits to creating a complete security plan. Important areas supported by Progent's security consultants include Security Planning and Prevention, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from E-mail-Based Spam and Viruses.

Designing and Implementing Secure Networks
Any company ought to have a carefully thought out security plan that incorporates both preventive and reactive steps. The proactive strategy is a collection of precautions that works to minimize security gaps. The reactive strategy specifies activities to help security personnel to assess the losses resulting from a breach, remediate the damage, document the experience, and revive network functions as quickly as possible. Progent can advise you how to build security into your business operations. Progent can set up scanning software, create and implement a safe computer architecture, and propose procedures and policies to optimize the protection of your information system. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy protected online and mobile access to email and information, and configure an effective virtual private network.

If your company is interested in an economical way for outsourcing your security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services feature non-stop online system monitoring and fast response to emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to design, implement, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud-based resources and that comply with government security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 integration with on-premises Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent provides expertise in restoring networks and servers that have been compromised, are suspect, or have ceased to function as a result of a security penetration. Progent can help evaluate the damage caused by the attack, restore ordinary functions, and retrieve data lost owing to the assault. Progent's security specialists can also manage a comprehensive forensic analysis by examining event logs and utilizing other advanced forensics techniques. Progent's experience with security problems reduces your business disruption and allows Progent to propose efficient strategies to avoid or mitigate new assaults.

Ransomware Removal and Recovery Expertise
Progent offers the help of proven ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to restore an information system that has suffered an attack by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, Dharma, NotPetya, or Locky. For more information, visit ransomware cleanup and restoration consulting.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight series of network monitoring and management services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning technology to guard endpoints and physical and virtual servers against new malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely escape traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to address the complete threat progression including protection, detection, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic network-wide immunization against new threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer economical multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering via leading-edge tools incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help you to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique needs and that helps you prove compliance with legal and industry data security regulations. Progent will help you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that require urgent action. Progent can also assist your company to install and verify a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a fixed monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and enables rapid recovery of critical data, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted due to component failures, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover 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 an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide 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, whenever necessary, can assist you to recover your critical data. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud 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 infrastructure of top data security vendors to provide web-based control and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the local gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall. For more information, 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 or mid-size organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hardware solution without a lengthy and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting provider. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, update, retrieve and safeguard data about your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time thrown away searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether youíre making improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you need as soon as you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Specialized Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's security engineers can provide world-class consulting support in vital areas of IT protection including:

Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment
Progent offers experience with security evaluation tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a variety of automatic system scans to reveal potential security problems. Progent has extensive skills with testing tools and can assist you to analyze assessment reports and react efficiently. Progent's security consultants also provide web application testing and can conduct expert assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important global security standards such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. Also, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless security covering stationary wireless equipment plus mobile devices. Find out more details concerning Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide world-class technical expertise for Cisco's entire range of security and VPN technologies such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, Catalyst FWSM, secure high-speed and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points, Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst switches. Read additional details concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Expertise.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
In addition to supporting a broad range of security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers businesses of any size advanced engineering services for solutions from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Progent's engineers can provide:

Stealth Intrusion Testing Services
Stealth penetration testing is a valuable technique for helping companies to determine how vulnerable their networks are to serious threats by showing how well network security procedures and technologies hold up against authorized but unannounced penetration efforts instigated by seasoned security engineers using the latest hacking methods. Learn additional information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Experts for Richmond, VirginiaCertified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the fundamental competencies and worldwide standards of performance that IT security professionals are expected to achieve. It provides executive management the assurance that those who have earned their certification possess the background and skill to offer efficient security management and engineering support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified expert to help your enterprise in vital security areas including data protection governance, vulnerability management, information protection program control, and crisis handling management.

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CISSP Security Consulting Services
CISSP Premier System Security Consultants for Richmond, VirginiaProgent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are cybersecurity engineers who have been awarded CISSP accreditation as a result of demonstrated experience, rigorous study, and formal examination. CISSP qualification indicates expertise in an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered within CISSP include security administration procedures, security design and models, access control systems, software development security, operations security, hardware security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

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CISSP-ISSAP Certified Consultants for Secure Network Architecture
CISSP CISSP-ISSAP Cybersecurity Architecture Consultants for Richmond, VirginiaProgent's ISSAP Premier security experts are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP status following thorough examination and substantial hands-on work with information security architecture. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive knowledge of access control systems and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your business with all phases of architecture security.

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CISSP-ISSEP Certified Cybersecurity Engineering Consultants
CISSP-ISSEP certified Network Security ExpertsCybersecurity consultants with 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 security analyst. Progent offers the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity consultant to assist your organization to follow current system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review and evaluate system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering leading practices, create cohesive system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all critical system functions, develop effective configuration strategies to provide operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend realistic security solutions that balance your operational goals with your organization's risk tolerance.

Find out the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Expertise
CISA Cybersecurity Auditor Experts for Richmond, VirginiaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is an important achievement that indicates expertise in IS security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has consultants pass an extensive examination overseen by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-Premier security audit consultant trained to assist companies in the fields of information systems audit process, IT enforcement, systems and architecture lifecycle, IT support, safeguarding information assets, and business continuity planning.

Find out more information about Progent's CISA Support Expertise.

CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Experts
CRISC IT Risk Consultants for Richmond, VirginiaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's ability to plan, implement, and support IS controls to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and carry out a workplace continuity strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management services are a good fit the support provided by Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for impartially auditing your IT control mechanisms and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM experts for defining security policies.

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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Services
Security Engineers with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Richmond, VirginiaGlobal Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of IT security professionals. GIAC's mission is to ensure that an accredited professional has the knowledge appropriate to provide support in key areas of network, information, and application software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations all over the world including United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the support of GIAC certified consultants for all of the security services addressed within GIAC accreditation topics such as assessing networks, security incident handling, traffic analysis, web-based services security, and SIEM solutions.

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Contact Progent for Network Security Support
If your business is situated in Richmond or elsewhere in the state of Virginia and you're looking for network security consulting, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.