Small and mid-size business networks in Toronto, Canada can depend on prompt online or onsite technical support from Progent's certified information security consultants to help with emergency security issues. Rates are affordable, charges are by the minute, the engagement process is quick and easy, and service is world class. Progent also provides assistance for complex projects that requires the knowledge of seasoned security engineers with top security credentials.

If your network is located some away from larger metropolitan areas, local support from qualified security professionals may be limited when you have an emergency. This could mean a loss of productivity for your company, upset customers, idle employees, and defocused executives. By contacting Progent's remote support, you can get in touch with a qualified security consultant ready to deliver help whenever you need it to keep your information system running and restore your data.

Progent can help you in your initiatives to protect your information system with support ranging from network security audits to developing and validating a company-wide security plan. Progent provides affordable support to help small and midsize businesses plan and maintain secure IT environments based on Windows and Cisco technology and that can include servers and desktops running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X platforms. Progent can also help you design a secure BYOD environment by offering services that include iPhone and iPad integration, Android phone and tablet consulting, and RIM BlackBerry expertise..

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam blocking and protection from email-borne assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that incorporates the technology of top data security vendors to provide centralized management and world-class protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway appliance to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. ProSight Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The local security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter.

Progent's certified professionals are available remotely or on site to provide a variety of emergency or project-based computer security services such as:

  • Perform comprehensive network security audits
  • Recover rapidly after attacks
  • Set up and troubleshoot firewalls
  • Implement secure techniques for remote and mobile access
  • Deploy advanced utilities for defense against spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Help create a comprehensive security strategy with 24x7 monitoring
  • Provide comprehensive Help Desk Call Center Services
  • Create an effective data backup and restore strategy built around Data Protection Manager (DPM) backup capability
If your network has an urgent requirement for computer security help, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Network Support.

Progent's engineers offer advanced services in key fields of computer protection including security evaluation, firewall and VPN solutions, and advanced security planning.

System Security Assessment
Progent's certified security consultants can assess the strength of your existing computer protection systems by performing exhaustive remote automated testing via advanced utilities and tested procedures. Progent's skill in this testing saves you consulting fees and assures an accurate picture of gaps. The knowledge your IT organization gains can be used as the basis of a security strategy that will allow your information system to run safely and react rapidly to future threats.

Automated Network Vulnerability Analysis
Progent offers consulting in the application of security evaluation utilities including Microsoft's MBSA and GFI LANguard NSS for economically running a variety of programmed system auditing scans to uncover possible security weaknesses. Progent has extensive knowledge of other security auditing utilities including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus utilities like Metasploit, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to make sense of audit reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can help you build protection into your company operations, install auditing tools, plan and deploy a secure system architecture, and recommend policies to maximize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are available to help you configure a firewall, implement secure remote access to email and data, and install virtual private network. Find out more on Progent's automated security audits.

Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Companies
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory and evaluation packages designed to allow small businesses to get an objective security assessment from a qualified security specialist. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer runs an extensive test of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewalled perimeter to uncover possible weaknesses in the security posture you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert executes a network scan from an authorized machine within your company firewall to evaluate vulnerabilities to internal assaults. Both security inventory services are set up and run from a protected external location. The process is managed by a consultant who has earned top security credentials and who produces a report that details and interprets the data captured by the scan and proposes cost-effective remediation if appropriate.

Network Penetration Testing Support Services
Stealth intrusion testing is an important part of any comprehensive network security plan. Progents security experts can perform thorough penetration checks without the knowledge of your organization's internal IT staff. Stealth penetration testing uncovers whether current security monitoring tools such as intrusion incident warnings and event history monitoring are properly set up and consistently checked. Learn additional information on Progent's stealth penetration analysis support services.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Support
Progent's background in security technology includes extensive field work with major firewalls and VPN technology offered by multiple companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the support of engineers with key industry accreditations such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX Firewalls Integration and Debugging
The current ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services provide significantly more value than Cisco's legacy PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for new installations. Since Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole line of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to enable Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most deployed network intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring enhanced features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network experts can assist your company to maintain your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances and upgrade to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide online and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your company to design, deploy, optimize, manage and troubleshoot firewall solutions based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See more details about ASA Firewalls with Firepower configuration and troubleshooting support.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Support Expertise
Cisco's security and remote connection products offer a comprehensive line of manageable security solutions to help safeguard your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN product family includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven engineers with Cisco CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who are able to help your company to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security solutions that align most closely with your business objectives. Learn more information about Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security and VPN Products.

Engineering Services for Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent provides small and mid-size organizations professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN technology from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors including WatchGuard, Juniper, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to design a comprehensive security strategy and select appropriate products from multiple vendors to support your security goals while staying within your budget restraints.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight series of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that incorporates next generation behavior analysis technology to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which easily escape legacy signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to automate the entire threat lifecycle including protection, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Key features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic system-wide immunization against new threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer affordable in-depth protection for physical and virtual servers, desktops, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies packaged within a single agent accessible from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help you to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your company's unique requirements and that allows you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security regulations. Progent will help you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that require immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and test a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and allows rapid restoration of vital data, applications and VMs that have become lost or damaged as a result of component breakdowns, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or mirrored to both. Progent's backup and recovery consultants can deliver world-class support to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can help you to recover your critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed 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 uses the infrastructure of leading data security companies to provide web-based management and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway appliance to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within 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 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 high-performance virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting environment without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single 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 an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, update, retrieve and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned about impending expirations of SSLs or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT documentation, you can save up to 50% of time wasted trying to find critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your business network such as standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether youre making enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you require as soon as you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Network Security Consulting
Every company should have a thoroughly considered security program that includes both preventive procedures and reaction plans. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of procedures designed to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive plan assists your company's IT security personnel to assess the impact caused by a security penetration, fix the damage, record the experience, and get the IT network running as quickly as feasible.

Progent's certified IT security consultants can to assist your business to perform a full risk assessment and define a computer security strategy to implement security policies and controls to reduce ongoing assaults and threats.

CISM Qualified Security Engineering Assistance
The CISM committee describes the core competencies and global standards of skill that information security professionals are expected to master. CISM gives executive management the confidence that consultants who have qualified for their CISM certification have the experience and knowledge to provide effective security management and support services. Progent can provide the support of CISM Premier security consultants to assist businesses with:

  • IS Security Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Information Security Program Management
  • Network Security Administration
  • Response Planning
Learn additional information concerning Progent's CISM Certified Security Engineering Expertise.

CISSP Certified Security Consulting Services
The CISSP credential recognizes expertise with an international standard for data security. ANSI has granted certification accreditation in the field of information security defined by ISO 17024. Progent can provide the services of security consultants who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your organization in a variety security fields including:

  • Security Management Procedures
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Control Systems and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Technology
  • Telecommunications, Network and WAN Security
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Learn additional details concerning Progent's CISSP Information Security Support Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Support
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Premier network architecture engineers are experts who have earned ISSAP status through rigorous examination and extensive experience with network security architecture. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential indicates demonstrated skill in the most challenging demands of IS security architecture within the broader scope of IS security expertise needed for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can help your business with all phases of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Management Mechanisms and Methodologies
  • Telecom and System Infrastructure Security
  • Cryptography Options
  • Needs Analysis and Security Guidelines
  • BCP and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Site Security
Find out additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Professionals.

CISA Certified Network Security Auditing Engineering Services
The CISA credential is a prestigious qualification that represents mastery in network security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has consultants pass a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA-qualified network security audit consultants are available to help your company in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Process
  • IT Enforcement
  • Systems and Architecture Planned Useful Life
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Safeguarding Data Resources
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Get additional details about Progent's CISA Accredited IS Security Auditing Consulting Services.

CRISC Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's ability to plan, implement, and maintain information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to develop and execute a business continuity strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk management specialists can provide a range of risk assessment services including:

  • Gather data and study documentation to evaluate significant vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, industry, and contractual mandates and organizational standards associated with your information system to determine their potential influence on your strategic goals
  • Identify possible vulnerabilities for your operational processes to assist in analyzing your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness initiative and conduct seminars to make sure your organization appreciate IT risk so they can contribute to your risk control program
  • Connect identified risk vectors to your associated business processes to help assign risk ownership
  • Validate risk appetite with executive management and major stakeholders to ensure they align
Learn more details about Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants.

GIAC Accredited Information System Security Engineering Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security professionals. GIAC's mission is to verify that an accredited professional has the knowledge appropriate to provide services in vital areas of network, information, and software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and institutions around the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC security audit experts can help your IT organization in the areas of:

Find out additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact a Progent Security Expert Now
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