For fast online assistance with network security issues, businesses in St. Paul, MN, have access to expert expertise from Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's remote service staff is ready to offer efficient and low-cost assistance with security problems that threaten the productivity of your IT network. Progent's security consultants are certified to provide help for environments based on Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide array of consulting services addresses firewall configuration, email security, protected network architecture, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's technical support team has earned the industry's top security accreditations including CISM and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Progent offers online security assistance on a per-minute model with no minimum minutes and without additional charges for setup or off-hour support. By charging per minute and by delivering top-level expertise, Progent's pricing policy keeps expenses under control and eliminates scenarios where simple solutions entail major expenses.
Our System Has Been Hacked: What Should We Do Now?
If you are now experiencing a network security crisis, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Computer Support to find out how to receive fast assistance. Progent maintains a pool of seasoned cybersecurity experts who can provide online and on-premises support that includes threat containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and hardening of your security profile to protect against future exploits.
For organizations who have prepared in advance for being hacked, the formal incident response procedure outlined by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's recommended method of responding to a major security incident.
Introduction to Progent's Security Services
Managing network security plus preparedness for restoring vital information and functions after an attack demands a continual program that entails a variety of technologies and procedures. Progent's certified security experts can assist your business at whatever level in your efforts to protect your information system, ranging from security assessments to creating a complete security program. Key areas supported by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Implementation, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Managed Protection from E-mail-Borne Threats.
Planning and Implementing Secure Networks
Every organization should have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that includes both proactive and reactive steps. The proactive plan is a set of steps that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy specifies procedures to assist security staff to assess the losses caused by an attack, repair the damage, record the event, and revive network functions as quickly as possible. Progent can advise you how to build security into your business processes. Progent can set up scanning utilities, define and implement a safe IT architecture, and recommend procedures and policies to enhance the protection of your information system. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to set up a firewall, design secure offsite connectivity to e-mail and data, and install an efficient VPN.
If you are interested in an economical option for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Packages include automated online network tracking and immediate response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to plan, deploy, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud-based infrastructure and that comply with regulatory data security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)
System Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent provides expertise in restoring networks and devices that have been hacked, are in question, or have stopped working following a security breakdown. Progent can show you how to evaluate the losses caused by the attack, restore normal business operations, and retrieve data lost owing to the event. Progent's certified specialists can also oversee a thorough failure analysis by going over activity logs and using a variety of advanced assessment tools. Progent's experience with security consulting minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to propose effective strategies to prevent or mitigate future attacks.
Ransomware Removal and Restoration Consulting
Progent offers the services of seasoned ransomware recovery consultants with the skills to restore an environment damaged by a ransomware cryptoworm like Ryuk, Dharma, NotPetya, or Locky. To find out more, visit ransomware cleanup and recovery services.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight line of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. ProSight 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 utilizes cutting edge behavior-based analysis tools to guard endpoint devices and servers and VMs against new malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely evade traditional signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to manage the complete malware attack progression including blocking, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top features include single-click rollback with Windows VSS and automatic system-wide immunization against new attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer security for physical servers and VMs, workstations, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, penetration alerts, device management, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies packaged within a single agent accessible from a single control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's specific requirements and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security standards. Progent will help you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that require urgent action. 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 destructive security attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly rate, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and enables fast recovery of critical files, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged due to component breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide advanced support to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can help you to restore your business-critical information. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that incorporates the technology of leading information security vendors to provide web-based management and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps most unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a deeper level of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual host set up and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the OS software, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hardware solution without a time-consuming and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied one hosting service. 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 makes it easy to create, maintain, retrieve and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about impending expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time thrown away searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common location for storing and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you need as soon as you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's certified security consultants offer world-class specialized help in vital areas of IT protection including:
Information Risk Audits and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent provides experience with information risk evaluation tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for conducting a set of automatic system scans to uncover possible security gaps. Progent has extensive experience with these tools and can assist your company to understand audit results and react efficiently. Progent's security consultants also offer web software testing and can conduct thorough assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with major global security standards including HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. Also, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security including in-place wireless equipment as well as mobile handsets. Find out additional details concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide in-depth technical services for Cisco's complete family of protection and VPN technologies such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, protected high-speed and IS routers, wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Learn additional information concerning Cisco Protection, VPN and Wireless Consulting.
Additional Firewall and VPN Consulting Services
Stealth Intrusion Checking Services
In addition to supporting a wide range of protection technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers businesses of any size advanced engineering services for security products from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's consultants offer:
Stealth penetration checking is a vital method for allowing businesses to understand how exposed their information systems are to real-world attacks by revealing how thoroughly corporate protection processes and technologies stand up against authorized but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced intrusion methods. Get the details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Services
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the basic competencies and international benchmarks of performance that information security professionals are required to achieve. CISM provides business management the assurance that those who have earned their accreditation have the background and knowledge to offer effective security administration and engineering services. Progent can provide a CISM consultant to assist your enterprise in critical security areas including information security governance, risk assessment, data security process management, and crisis handling support.
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Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Expertise
Progent's CISSP consultants are security engineers who have earned CISSP accreditation as a result of demonstrated experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP qualification indicates mastery of an international standard for information security. ANSI has granted the CISSP status accreditation in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise covered within CISSP include cybersecurity management procedures, security architecture and models, access permission methodology, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.
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CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP Certified security experts have been awarded ISSAP certification after rigorous examination and extensive experience. field experience with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants possess in-depth understanding of access control mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your business with all phases of secure network architecture.
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CISSP-ISSEP Premier Cybersecurity Engineering Consultants
Network Security consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated 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 can provide the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity consultant to help your enterprise to utilize modern system security engineering theory and techniques in system development, evaluate system security designs according to security engineering leading practices, create viable system designs that incorporate compliant security mechanisms for all critical system functions, develop effective design strategies to deliver protection for operations, perform in-depth risk analysis, and recommend realistic security solutions that balance your operational requirements with your organization's tolerance for risk.
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CISA Security Auditor Consulting Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is an important qualification that represents expertise in information system security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation has candidates undergo an exhaustive examination administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Premier security consultant trained to assist businesses in the areas of IS audit process, information technology administration, systems and architecture planned useful life, IT support, protecting data resources, and business continuity preparedness.
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CRISC Risk Management Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's skills to plan, implement, and maintain information system controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to develop and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the services provided by Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for objectively auditing your IT control mechanisms and also with the services of Progent's CISM-certified consultants for designing security policies.
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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of IT security professionals. GIAC's mission is to assure that a certified security consultant has the skills needed to deliver services in important categories of system, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including U.S. National Security Agency. Progent can provide the help of certified security engineers for any of the network security disciplines covered under GIAC accreditation topics such as auditing security systems, security incident response, intrusion detection, web application security, and SIEM solutions.
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Depend on Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your organization is situated in St. Paul or elsewhere in the state of Minnesota and you're trying to find network security consulting expertise, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.
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