To get fast remote help with data security issues, businesses in Skokie Illinois have access to world-class expertise by contacting Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online support consultants are ready to provide fast and affordable assistance with security crises that threaten the productivity of your network. Progent's accredited security engineers are premier to support environments based on Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide range of services encompasses firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, protected network design, and business continuity planning. Progent's support team has been awarded the industry's top security credentials including GIAC and Information System Security Architecture Professional.
Progent provides remote security help on a per-minute basis without minimum times and no additional fees for setup or off-hour service. By billing by the minute and by providing world-class support, Progent's billing model keeps expenses under control and eliminates situations where simple solutions turn into major charges.
Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Can We Do?
In case your business is currently fighting a security emergency, visit Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Help to find out how to receive immediate assistance. Progent has a pool of certified network security experts who offer online and onsite support that includes threat containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your security defense to protect against future exploits.
For organizations that have prepared beforehand for a security breech, the formal post-attack handling procedure promoted by GIAC is Progent's preferred method of responding to a serious security penetration.
Introduction to Security Support Services
Coordinating network security and preparedness for recovering critical data and systems following an attack requires a continual effort that entails a variety of tools and procedures. Progent's certified security engineers can assist your business at all levels in your attempt to safeguard your information system, from security audits to designing a complete security program. Important areas supported by Progent's security consultants include Security Planning and Implementation, Information Restoration and Security Forensics, and Managed Filtering of Email-Based Threats.
Designing and Building Protected Networks
Every organization should have a carefully considered security plan that incorporates both preventive and reactive elements. The proactive plan is a set of precautions that helps to reduce security gaps. The post-attack plan defines activities to assist security personnel to evaluate the damage resulting from a breach, remediate the damage, document the experience, and restore business functions as quickly as feasible. Progent can advise you how to design protection into your business operations. Progent can install auditing software, define and implement a secure IT architecture, and recommend processes and policies to maximize the protection of your network. Progent's security professionals are available to help you to configure a firewall, deploy protected remote connectivity to e-mail and data, and install an efficient virtual private network.
If you are interested in an economical way for outsourcing your security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Packages feature automated remote network tracking and fast resolution of emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to plan, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that are compliant with regulatory security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) planning and integration expertise.)
System Restoration and Security Forensics
Progent has expertise in restoring networks and servers that have been hacked, are suspect, or have failed following a security breach. Progent can help assess the losses caused by the attack, restore ordinary functions, and retrieve data compromised as a result of the attack. Progent's certified engineers can also oversee a thorough forensic analysis by examining activity logs and using other advanced forensics techniques. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your downtime and allows Progent to recommend efficient measures to prevent or contain future assaults.
Ransomware Removal and Restoration Services
Progent offers the help of proven ransomware recovery consultants with the skills to restore a network compromised by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or MongoLock. To learn more, see ransomware removal and recovery expertise.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight line of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance. Managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection service that incorporates next generation behavior machine learning technology to guard endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by legacy signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to address the complete malware attack progression including filtering, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Key features include one-click rollback using Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device control, and web filtering via leading-edge tools incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's specific requirements and that helps you prove compliance with legal and industry information security standards. Progent will assist you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that require urgent attention. Progent can also assist you to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery system such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and enables rapid recovery of critical files, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of hardware failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver world-class expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can assist you to recover your business-critical data. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the technology of top data security vendors to deliver web-based management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to external threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more details, see ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
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 critical servers and applications hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hardware environment without a lengthy and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into a single hosting provider. Find out more 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 allows you to create, update, retrieve and protect information related to your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your network documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time thrown away looking for vital information about your 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 (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether youíre making enhancements, performing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require when you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's veteran engineers offer unique support in vital facets of computer security such as:
Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent offers expertise with information risk evaluation tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for conducting a set of automatic system scans to reveal potential security holes. Progent has broad skills with testing utilities and can assist your company to understand audit results and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security consultants also can perform web application validation and can conduct thorough assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with major industry security specifications including FISMA, PCI, and ISO. Also, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless protection covering stationary wireless equipment plus mobile devices. Read additional details about Progent's Information Risk Evaluation and Compliance Testing.
Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide in-depth technical expertise for Cisco's entire family of protection and Virtual Private Network products such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst FWSM, protected broadband and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst family switches. Read additional details about Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Expertise.
Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
Stealth Intrusion Testing Services
As well as being expert in a broad array of security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide companies of any size advanced engineering services for products from other popular firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:
Stealth penetration checking is a key technique for allowing companies to find out how exposed their information systems are to real-world threats by revealing how thoroughly network security processes and technologies hold up to planned but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by seasoned security engineers utilizing advanced hacking methods. Learn more information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Services
CISM identifies the fundamental competencies and worldwide standards of service that information technology security professionals are expected to master. CISM provides business management the confidence that consultants who have been awarded their certification have the experience and skill to offer efficient security administration and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM-certified consultant to help your organization in key security disciplines such as data security governance, risk management, information protection program management, and crisis response support.
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Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Services
Progent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP certification as a result of demonstrated experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential official recognition in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included under CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and test systems, access permission systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, communications, network security, and business continuity planning.
Learn additional information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Consultants for Secure System Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP Premier security consultants have earned ISSAP certification as a result of thorough examination and substantial hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts have acquired comprehensive understanding of access management mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.
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CISSP-ISSEP Premier Security Engineering Consultants
Network Security consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated 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 security analyst. Progent offers the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity consultant to assist your organization to utilize current system security engineering theory and techniques in system development, review system security designs based on security engineering leading practices, create viable system designs that include compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all key system functions, develop efficient design and configuration strategies to provide operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend practical security models that balance your operational requirements with your company's risk tolerance.
Find out the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting Services.
CISA Security Auditor Consulting Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a globally recognized achievement that signifies mastery in information system security audit and control. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-Premier security consultant trained to help companies in the fields of information systems audit services, information technology enforcement, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, information technology service delivery, safeguarding information assets, and disaster recovery planning.
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CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Specialists
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to validate an IT professional's ability to design, implement, and support IS control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to create and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on leading practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's network risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for impartially evaluating your IT control mechanisms and with the expertise of Progent's CISM support professionals for designing company-wide security policies and procedures.
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Global Information Assurance Certification Support Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to certify the skill of IT security engineers. GIAC's mission is to verify that a certified professional possesses the knowledge needed to deliver services in key categories of system, information, and program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and government organizations all over the world including U.S. NSA. Progent can provide the support of certified consultants for any of the security services covered under GIAC certification programs such as auditing IT infrastructure, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web-based services security, and SIEM solutions.
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Depend on Progent for Network Security Support
If your organization is located in Skokie Illinois and you need network security help, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
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