For immediate online help with computer security problems, businesses in Skokie Illinois have access to expert expertise by contacting Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's remote service staff is ready to provide effective and low-cost help with security problems that threaten the productivity of your information system. Progent's accredited consultants are premier to provide help for systems based on Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's broad range of services covers firewall technology, email security, secure network design, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's technical support staff has been awarded the world's top security credentials including Global Information Assurance Certification and ISSAP.
Progent provides online security assistance on a by-the-minute basis with no minimum minutes and without additional charges for setup or off-hour support. By billing by the minute and by providing top-level expertise, Progent's pricing model keeps expenses low and eliminates scenarios where simple solutions result in big expenses.
Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
If your business is currently faced with a security emergency, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Help to see how to receive immediate assistance. Progent has a team of seasoned cybersecurity specialists who offer online and onsite assistance that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and hardening of your cybersecurity defense to protect against future exploits.
For businesses that have planned carefully for an attack, the formal post-attack handling model promoted by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's recommended method of handling a serious security attack.
Introduction to Security Support Services
Managing computer security as well as preparation for recovering critical data and functions following an attack demands an on-going program that entails an array of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security professionals can assist your business at all levels in your attempt to protect your IT network, ranging from security audits to designing a comprehensive security strategy. Important areas supported by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Implementation, Data Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Borne Spam and Viruses.
Designing and Implementing Protected Networks
Any company should develop a thoroughly thought out security plan that incorporates both preventive and responsive elements. The pre-attack plan is a set of steps that works to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive plan defines procedures to help IT staff to inventory the losses resulting from an attack, repair the damage, document the experience, and restore network activity as soon as possible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate protection into your company processes. Progent can install auditing software, create and implement a safe network infrastructure, and propose procedures and policies that will enhance the safety of your information system. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to set up a firewall, design secure remote access to email and data, and configure an efficient virtual private network (VPN).
If your company is interested in an economical option for jobbing out your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Packages feature continual online server tracking and immediate resolution of problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to design, deploy, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine local and cloud infrastructure and that comply with regulatory data security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) planning and integration consulting.)
Data Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent offers expertise in restoring systems and devices that have been compromised, are suspect, or have ceased to function as a result of a security breach. Progent can help evaluate the damage caused by the breach, restore ordinary functions, and recover information lost as a result of the assault. Progent's security engineers can also oversee a thorough failure evaluation by going over event logs and utilizing a variety of proven assessment tools. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your downtime and allows Progent to propose efficient ways to avoid or mitigate new attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Restoration Services
Progent offers the services of seasoned ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to restore an information system victimized by a ransomware cryptoworm such as Ryuk, Dharma, NotPetya, or MongoLock. For more information, see ransomware cleanup and recovery expertise.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight line of network monitoring and management services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates next generation 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 legacy signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to manage the complete threat progression including filtering, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, device control, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies incorporated within one agent managed from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help you to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's unique needs and that helps you prove compliance with government and industry data protection regulations. Progent will assist you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alerts that call for urgent attention. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to install and test a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and enables rapid restoration of vital data, applications and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of component failures, software glitches, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery consultants can provide advanced expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPAA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to recover your business-critical data. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the infrastructure of leading data security vendors to provide centralized control and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to external attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a further level of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter. For more details, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
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 apps hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and managed by Progent's IT support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hardware solution without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to create, update, find and protect information related to your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about impending expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By updating and managing your IT documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time thrown away looking for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youíre making improvements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you need the instant you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's security engineers offer world-class support in key facets of computer protection including:
Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent provides experience with information risk evaluation tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for performing a set of comprehensive network tests to reveal possible security gaps. Progent has extensive skills with these and similar tools and can assist your company to understand assessment reports and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also can perform web application testing and can conduct expert assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with important industry security standards such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection including in-place wireless equipment plus portable devices. Learn additional details concerning Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can deliver in-depth technical support for Cisco's entire range of security and VPN solutions including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), protected high-speed and integrated services routers, Aironet wireless access points, Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst family switches. Read additional details about Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Expertise.
Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technologies
Stealth Intrusion Checking Consulting
As well as being expert in a wide array of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide companies of any size top-level engineering services for security products from other popular firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's consultants offer:
Stealth penetration checking is a valuable technique for allowing businesses to determine how exposed their networks are to serious threats by testing how well network security procedures and technologies stand up against authorized but unannounced penetration efforts launched by veteran security specialists using advanced intrusion methods. Get more details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the fundamental skills and international standards of performance that information technology security managers are required to achieve. CISM provides executive management the assurance that those who have been awarded their certification have the experience and skill to provide effective security management and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM-certified consultant to help your organization in vital security disciplines including data protection governance, risk management, data protection program control, and incident response support.
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CISSP Security Support Expertise
Progent's CISSP experts are cybersecurity specialists who have earned CISSP accreditation as a result of verified professional work, rigorous study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of an international standard for information security. ANSI has granted the CISSP status accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge covered within CISSP include cybersecurity management practices, security design and models, access permission systems, software development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.
Find out additional details concerning Progent's CISSP Support Services.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Certified cybersecurity experts are specialists who have earned ISSAP accreditation following rigorous testing and significant experience. field experience with network security design. ISSAP consultants have acquired comprehensive knowledge of access control mechanisms and methodologies, telecommunications and network infrastructure security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-premier security consultants can assist your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.
Read more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected IT Architecture Consulting Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Consultants
Network Security consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have shown 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 skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity expert to assist your enterprise to follow modern system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review and evaluate system security designs according to security engineering leading practices, produce viable system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all critical system functions, develop efficient design and configuration strategies to deliver operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose practical security models that balance your operational requirements with your company's tolerance for risk.
Learn the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.
CISA Security Auditor Professional Expertise
The CISA credential is a recognized qualification that represents mastery in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has candidates pass an exhaustive examination overseen by the ISACA professional association. Progent offers the services of a CISA-Premier security audit engineer able to help companies in the areas of IS audit services, information technology administration, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, IT support, protecting data resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.
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CRISC IT Risk Management Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's ability to plan, deploy, and support information system controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to develop and carry out a workplace continuity plan based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's risk mitigation expertise is a good fit the services available from Progent's CISA-Certified security engineers for objectively evaluating your IS management mechanisms and with the services of Progent's CISM-certified experts for designing security policies.
Find out more information about Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Services.
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security engineers. GIAC's mission is to make sure that a certified professional possesses the knowledge appropriate to provide support in critical areas of network, data, and application program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the support of certified security engineers for any of the network security services addressed under GIAC certification programs including assessing security systems, incident handling, traffic analysis, web-based services security, and SIEM solutions.
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Contact Progent for Computer Security Help
If your company is situated in Skokie Illinois and you're looking for cybersecurity engineering help, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
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