To get fast online assistance with network security problems, businesses in Skokie, IL, have access to expert expertise by contacting Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online service staff is ready to offer efficient and low-cost help with security emergencies that threaten the productivity of your network. Progent's security consultants are premier to support environments based on Microsoft, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad array of consulting services addresses firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, secure network design, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's support staff has been awarded the industry's most advanced security credentials including Global Information Assurance Certification and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).
Progent offers remote security assistance on a by-the-minute model with no minimum minutes and no extra fees for setup or off-hour support. By charging by the minute and by delivering top-level expertise, Progent's billing structure keeps expenses low and eliminates scenarios where quick fixes entail big bills.
Our System Has Been Hacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
In case your business is now experiencing a network security emergency, visit Progent's Emergency Remote Network Help to learn how to get immediate aid. Progent has a pool of veteran network security experts who can provide remote and on-premises assistance that includes threat containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and hardening of your cybersecurity profile to guard against future attacks.
For businesses that have prepared beforehand for being hacked, the step-by-step incident response procedure promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's preferred method of reacting to a serious security incident.
Introduction to Progent's Security Services
Managing network security and preparation for recovering critical information and systems following a security breach demands a continual process involving an array of tools and procedures. Progent's certified consultants can support your business at any level in your efforts to protect your information network, from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security strategy. Important areas supported by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Implementation, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Borne Spam and Viruses.
Planning and Implementing Protected Environments
Any company should develop a thoroughly considered security plan that includes both preventive and reactive steps. The pre-attack plan is a collection of steps that works to minimize security gaps. The reactive strategy defines procedures to help security staff to evaluate the losses caused by a breach, repair the damage, document the event, and revive network activity as quickly as feasible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate protection into your business processes. Progent can set up scanning software, create and implement a safe IT architecture, and propose procedures and policies to maximize the safety of your information system. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy protected offsite connectivity to e-mail and information, and install an efficient VPN.
If you are interested in an affordable option for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Options feature non-stop online system tracking and fast resolution of problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to plan, deploy, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that are compliant with government data security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud planning and integration expertise.)
System Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent provides expertise in restoring systems and servers that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have failed following a security attack. Progent can help determine the damage caused by the assault, restore normal business operations, and retrieve data lost as a result of the assault. Progent's security specialists can also perform a thorough forensic analysis by going over event logs and using a variety of proven assessment tools. Progent's background with security issues minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to suggest efficient measures to avoid or mitigate future assaults.
Ransomware Cleanup and Restoration Consulting
Progent can provide the services of proven ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to restore an information system damaged by a ransomware virus such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or MongoLock. To learn more, see ransomware cleanup and recovery consulting.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight series of managed services is intended 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): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based machine learning technology to defend endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against new malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape legacy signature-based AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to automate the entire malware attack progression including protection, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Top features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic network-wide immunization against new attacks. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver economical multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, 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, endpoint management, and web filtering via cutting-edge tools incorporated within one agent managed from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your company's specific needs and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry information protection standards. Progent will help you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alarms that call for urgent action. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Exchange filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and allows rapid recovery of critical data, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted as a result of hardware failures, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver advanced expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can assist you to recover your critical data. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of leading data security companies to deliver centralized control and world-class security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic 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 business can have its key servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host set up and managed by Progent's IT support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the OS software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hosting solution without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, update, find and protect data related to your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned about impending expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time thrown away searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for storing and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network such as recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you require as soon as you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's certified engineers offer world-class consulting support in vital areas of computer security such as:
Information Risk Evaluation and Compliance Assessment
Progent offers expertise with information risk evaluation utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for conducting a variety of comprehensive system tests to uncover potential security problems. Progent has extensive experience with testing utilities and can assist your company to analyze assessment reports and react appropriately. Progent's security engineers also offer web software validation and can conduct thorough evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with key global security specifications such as HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security including stationary wireless equipment as well as mobile devices. Learn additional information concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver in-depth consulting support for Cisco's entire range of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, secure broadband and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Find out more information about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Help.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Unannounced Intrusion Checking Consulting
As well as being expert in a broad range of protection technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide businesses of all sizes expert engineering services for technologies from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network suppliers. Progent's engineers offer:
Stealth penetration testing is a valuable technique for helping companies to understand how exposed their IT environments are to potential attacks by showing how thoroughly network security processes and mechanisms stand up to authorized but unpublicized intrusion attempts instigated by seasoned security engineers utilizing advanced hacking techniques. Find out additional information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
CISM Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the basic skills and worldwide standards of service that information security managers are required to master. CISM offers business management the confidence that those who have been awarded their certification have the experience and skill to provide efficient security management and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM support professional to assist your organization in critical security disciplines such as information protection governance, risk management, data security program management, and incident response support.
Get more details concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Services.
CISSP Security Support Expertise
Progent's CISSP experts are cybersecurity engineers who have been awarded CISSP certification as a result of demonstrated professional work, extensive study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential official recognition in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered under CISSP include cybersecurity administration procedures, security architecture and test systems, connection control methodology, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
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CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure System Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP Certified cybersecurity consultants are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP status following rigorous examination and significant experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP security experts have acquired comprehensive knowledge of access control mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.
Read more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure IT Architecture Engineering Services.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Consultants
Network Security consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown their ability to provide large organizations with the expertise associated with a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior cybersecurity analyst. Progent can provide the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity consultant to help your organization to follow modern system security engineering principles and techniques in system development, review system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering leading practices, produce viable system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all key system functions, define effective design and configuration strategies to deliver operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose practical security solutions that balance your operational goals with your organization's tolerance for risk.
Learn the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting Services.
CISA Security Auditor Support Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is a recognized achievement that represents mastery in network security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo a comprehensive examination overseen by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the services of a CISA-Premier security engineer trained to help companies in the areas of information systems audit services, IT administration, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, IT service delivery, protecting information resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.
Find out additional details about Progent's CISA Support Expertise.
CRISC-certified Network Risk Mitigation Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate an IT professional's skills to design, deploy, and maintain IS control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to create and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk management services are a good fit the support available from Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for impartially auditing your IS management design and with the expertise of Progent's CISM support professionals for implementing company-wide security policies and procedures.
Learn additional information concerning Progent's CRISC IT Risk Mitigation Expertise.
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of network security engineers. GIAC's goal is to make sure that a certified security consultant has the knowledge needed to provide services in critical areas of system, information, and application security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and institutions around the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the assistance of certified professionals for any of the security services covered within GIAC accreditation topics such as assessing networks, security incident response, traffic analysis, web-based application security, and SIEM solutions.
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Contact Progent for Computer Security Expertise
If your organization is located in Skokie or elsewhere in Illinois and you're trying to find network security consulting, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
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