For immediate remote assistance with network security problems, companies in St. Paul Minnesota can find world-class expertise from Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's remote service consultants are available to offer fast and low-cost help with security emergencies that are impacting the productivity of your IT network. Progent's accredited engineers are certified to support systems powered by Microsoft, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide range of services addresses firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, secure network design, and business continuity planning. Progent's support team has been awarded the industry's most advanced security credentials including Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Information System Security Architecture Professional.
Progent offers remote security support services on a by-the-minute model without minimum minutes and without additional fees for setup or after hours support. By charging by the minute and by delivering top-level expertise, Progent's pricing structure keeps expenses low and eliminates situations where quick solutions result in major charges.
Our System Has Been Attacked: What Can We Do?
In case you are now experiencing a security emergency, refer to Progent's Emergency Remote Network Support to learn how to get fast assistance. Progent maintains a pool of certified network security specialists who offer remote and onsite assistance that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and hardening of your cybersecurity defense to protect against future attacks.
For companies who have planned beforehand for a security breech, the formal post-attack response procedure outlined by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's preferred method of responding to a major security incident.
Overview of Security Services
Coordinating computer security plus staying ready for restoring vital information and functions following an attack requires a continual effort involving a variety of tools and procedures. Progent's certified experts can help your business at any level in your efforts to guard your IT network, ranging from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security program. Some technologies covered by Progent's experts include Planning and Prevention, Data Recovery and Security Forensics, and Managed Filtering of E-mail-Borne Spam and Viruses.
Planning and Implementing Secure Environments
Any business ought to develop a carefully considered security strategy that incorporates both proactive and reactive elements. The proactive strategy is a set of steps that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy specifies procedures to assist IT staff to assess the losses resulting from an attack, repair the damage, document the event, and restore network functions as quickly as possible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate protection into your company processes. Progent can set up auditing software, define and build a safe network infrastructure, and propose procedures and policies to maximize the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to configure a firewall, design secure remote access to e-mail and data, and install an effective virtual private network (VPN).
If you are interested in an economical option for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Options include continual online system tracking and fast response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to design, implement, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that comply with government and industry data security requirements. (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 planning and integration consulting.)
Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent has expertise in recovering networks and servers that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have ceased to function because of a security penetration. Progent can show you how to evaluate the losses caused by the attack, restore normal business operations, and retrieve information compromised as a result of the assault. Progent's security engineers can also perform a comprehensive failure analysis by examining activity logs and using a variety of proven assessment techniques. Progent's experience with security consulting minimizes your business disruption and allows Progent to suggest efficient measures to avoid or mitigate new attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Restoration Consulting
Progent can provide the services of seasoned ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to rebuild an information system compromised by a ransomware cryptoworm like Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or Locky. To learn more, visit ransomware removal and restoration services.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight series of network management outsourcing services is designed 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 offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior machine learning tools to guard endpoint devices and physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely get by traditional signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to manage the entire threat progression including blocking, detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key features include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device management, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies packaged within one agent accessible from a unified 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 achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security regulations. Progent will help you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also help you to set up 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 security attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and medium-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly rate, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables rapid recovery of critical data, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of component failures, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver world-class expertise to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, when needed, can assist you to recover your critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.
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 incorporates the technology of top data security vendors to deliver web-based 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 an on-premises security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a further level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III 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 protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and managed by Progent's network support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hardware solution without requiring a lengthy and difficult reinstallation 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: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, find and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time thrown away looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for holding 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 supports a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need when you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's veteran consultants offer world-class expertise in vital facets of computer protection such as:
Information Risk Audits and Security Compliance Testing
Progent offers expertise with information risk auditing utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a variety of automatic network scans to reveal potential security holes. Progent has broad experience with scanning tools and can help your company to understand assessment results and react appropriately. Progent's certified security engineers also provide web application testing and can perform thorough assessments of enterprise-wide security to assess your company's compliance with key worldwide security specifications such as FISMA, PCI, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security covering in-place wireless appliances plus portable devices. Read more details about Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Testing.
Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can deliver world-class technical expertise for Cisco's complete range of protection and Virtual Private Network technologies such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points, Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst switches. Read more information concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Help.
Additional Firewall and VPN Solutions
Unannounced Penetration Checking Services
In addition to being expert in a broad array of protection solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers companies of any size top-level support for technologies from other important firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers offer:
Stealth intrusion testing is a valuable technique for helping businesses to find out how vulnerable their networks are to real-world threats by testing how well corporate protection policies and mechanisms stand up to authorized but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by veteran security engineers using advanced intrusion techniques. Learn additional information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
CISM Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager defines the basic skills and international standards of service that information technology security professionals are required to achieve. CISM offers executive management the confidence that those who have been awarded their accreditation possess the background and skill to provide effective security management and engineering services. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to assist your organization in key security disciplines including data security governance, vulnerability assessment, data security process management, and incident handling management.
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CISSP Security Support Expertise
Progent's CISSP consultants are cybersecurity engineers who have earned CISSP status through demonstrated experience, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for information security. ANSI has given the CISSP status official recognition in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise covered within CISSP include security administration procedures, security architecture and models, access control systems, software development security, operations security, hardware security, cryptography, communications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.
Find out additional details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Services.
CISSP-ISSAP Premier Experts for Secure Network Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Premier security experts have earned ISSAP certification following thorough testing and extensive hands-on work with information security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access control systems and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-premier security consultants can help your company with all phases of secure network architecture.
Find out more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected IT Architecture Engineering Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Cybersecurity Engineering Experts
Cybersecurity consultants who have earned 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 cybersecurity analyst. Progent offers the skills of a certified CISSP-ISSEP cybersecurity consultant to assist your organization to follow current system security engineering principles and processes in system development, review system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering best practices, produce cohesive system designs that include compliant cybersecurity features for all key system functions, develop effective design strategies to deliver operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend practical cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational requirements with your company's risk tolerance.
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CISA Security Auditor Support Services
The CISA credential is an important achievement that indicates mastery in information system security audit and control. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo an extensive test overseen by the ISACA professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-Certified security engineer trained to help companies in the areas of IS audit process, IT governance, network assets and infrastructure planned useful life, IT support, safeguarding information assets, and business continuity planning.
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CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Specialists
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's ability to design, implement, and support information system controls to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to develop and execute a business continuity plan that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk mitigation expertise is a good fit the support available from Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for objectively evaluating your IT management design and also with the services of Progent's CISM consultants for implementing company-wide security policies.
Learn more details concerning Progent's CRISC-certified Risk Management Consulting.
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Support Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security engineers. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited security consultant has the skills needed to provide support in key categories of system, data, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including United States National Security Agency. Progent can provide the expertise of GIAC certified professionals for all of the security capabilities addressed under GIAC accreditation programs such as auditing networks, incident response, traffic analysis, web-based application security, and SIEM solutions.
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Get in Touch with Progent for Computer Security Expertise
If your organization is situated in St. Paul Minnesota and you're looking for cybersecurity expertise, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.
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