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 show you how to outsource spam filtering and defense against email-borne assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the services and infrastructure of top data security companies to provide centralized management and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. ProSight Email Guard's 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 inbound threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and encryption. The local gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified experts are available online or in person to provide a range of urgent or longer-term computer security services including:

If your business has an immediate requirement for IT security help, go to Progent's Emergency Remote Network Help.

Progent's security experts can deliver world-class support in key facets of computer protection including auditing, firewall and VPN solutions, and high-level security planning.

System Security Audits
Progent's certified security consultants can assess the strength of your existing computer security environment by performing comprehensive remote automated analysis based on advanced utilities and tested procedures. Progent's skill in this service saves you time and money and assures a detailed picture of gaps. The knowledge your IT organization gains can form the basis of a network protection plan that can permit your network to run dependably and react rapidly to future risks.

Automated Network Security Audits
Progent provides expertise in the application of security auditing packages such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and GFI LANguard for economically running a set of automatic network auditing checks to identify possible security weaknesses. Progent has broad knowledge of additional network auditing products such as NMAP, AMAP application mapper, eEye, plus tools such as Metasploit Framework, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand testing reports and react effectively.

Progent can show you how to design protection into your business operations, install auditing software, plan and deploy a secure system architecture, and suggest procedures to maximize the security of your IT system. Progent's security consultants are available to assist you to set up a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and business applications, and install VPN. Find out additional information about Progent's automated security evaluation.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory packages intended to allow small businesses to receive an objective network security evaluation from a qualified security specialist. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer runs a comprehensive test of your network from beyond your firewalled perimeter to uncover potential risks in the security profile you present to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer executes a network scan from a secure computer inside your firewall to determine your exposure to internal attacks. The two security inventory packages are configured and executed from a secured remote site. The project is directed by an engineer who has earned high-level security credentials and who generates a document that summarizes and analyzes the information captured by the security scan and suggests practical remediation where called for.

Stealth Intrusion Analysis Consulting
Stealth intrusion checking is a key part of any comprehensive network security plan. Progentís security experts can perform extensive intrusion checks without the knowledge of your organization's internal network support staff. Unannounced penetration testing uncovers whether current security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection warnings and event history analysis are correctly configured and consistently checked. Learn additional information about Progent's network penetration analysis consulting.

Firewall And Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
Progent's background in network security technology encompasses in-depth familiarity with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology offered by multiple vendors including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the support of engineers with important industry accreditations including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Configuration and Debugging
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more bang for the buck than Cisco's earlier firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for new deployments. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire family of Cisco ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most popular network intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide powerful new features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can assist you to manage your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances or upgrade to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer remote and onsite help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help you to design, configure, optimize, administer and troubleshoot firewall environments built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See additional information about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower configuration and troubleshooting services.

Cisco Security and VPN Engineering Services
Cisco's network security and offsite access products represent a comprehensive line of manageable security solutions to help protect your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN line features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and VPN appliances. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven specialists with Cisco CCIE and CCNP qualifications who are able to assist your business to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that fit best with your business goals. Find out additional details concerning Progent's Engineering Services for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Products.

Support Expertise for Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent provides small and mid-size businesses expert support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN products from major firewall and VPN security vendors including Check Point Software, Juniper, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to design a comprehensive security strategy and choose appropriate technologies from a variety of vendors to support your security goals while staying within your budget limits.

Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight series of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance. Managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based machine learning technology to defend endpoint devices and physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely escape legacy signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to manage the complete threat progression including blocking, identification, containment, remediation, and forensics. Top features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer economical in-depth security for physical and virtual servers, desktops, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint management, and web filtering through cutting-edge tools packaged within a single agent managed from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist your business to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's unique needs and that helps you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data protection regulations. Progent will assist you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that call for immediate action. Progent's consultants can also assist you to install and test a backup and restore solution like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and medium-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and allows fast recovery of vital data, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver advanced support to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, when necessary, can assist you to restore your critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of leading information security companies to provide web-based control and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that stays within your corporate firewall. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS software, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hardware environment without a lengthy and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting provider. 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, maintain, retrieve and safeguard information related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time wasted trying to find critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network such as recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether youíre making enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require the instant you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Security Design
Every company ought to have a carefully considered security program that incorporates both proactive procedures and reaction plans. The pre-attack plan is a set of steps intended to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan assists your company's IT security engineers to assess the damage caused by a security penetration, repair the system, record the event, and get business functions running as soon as feasible.

Progent's expert information security consultants can to help your company to perform a full risk assessment and create a computer security strategy to establish security policies and mechanisms to mitigate future assaults and dangers.

CISM Qualified System Security Engineering Expertise
The CISM organization defines the basic competencies and worldwide standards of skill that information security professionals are expected to master. CISM provides business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM certification possess the experience and knowledge to deliver efficient security management and consulting consulting. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM Premier security professionals to help companies with:

  • IS Security Processes
  • Risk Analysis
  • Information Security Program Management
  • Network Security Administration
  • Recovery Planning
Find out more details about Progent's CISM Certified Information Security Support Professionals.

CISSP Accredited Security Engineering Assistance
CISSP recognizes expertise with a worldwide standard for information security. ANSI has awarded the CISSP credential recognition in the field of data protection under ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide the services of security experts who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified consultant to help your company in a broad range of security fields including:

  • Security Management Procedures
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Control Solutions and Processes
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Technology
  • Telecommunications, LAN and WAN Security
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Find out additional details concerning Progent's CISSP Accredited Security Consulting Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Engineering Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified system architecture engineers are experts who have earned ISSAP status as a result of rigorous testing and extensive experience with network security architecture. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential represents proven mastery in the most challenging requirements of information security architecture bounded by the wider scope of information system security knowledge required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your business with all phases of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Control Systems and Techniques
  • Phone System and Network Infrastructure Protection
  • Encryption/Decryption Options
  • Needs Analysis and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and DRP
  • Site Security
Read more information concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure System Architecture Support Expertise.

CISA Certified Information System Security Auditing Consulting Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is a prestigious achievement that indicates mastery in IS security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has candidates undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA-qualified network security audit engineers are available to assist your IT organization with:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • IT Governance
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Safeguarding Data Assets
  • Business Continuity Planning
Read additional details concerning Progent's CISA Accredited Security Auditing Consulting Services.

CRISC Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's ability to design, implement, and maintain information system control mechanisms to reduce network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and carry out a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC network risk management consultants offer a range of risk identification services including:

  • Gather data and study documentation to help identify significant risk scenarios
  • Inventory statutory, industry, and contractual requirements and company standards associated with your information system to assess their possible influence on your strategic goals
  • Identify potential threats for your business workflows to assist in analyzing your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and conduct seminars to make sure your organization understand IT risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
  • Connect key risk vectors to related operational procedures to help assign risk ownership
  • Validate risk tolerance with executive management and major stakeholders to ensure they align
Learn more details about Progent's CRISC Risk Management Consultants.

GIAC Certified Network Security Engineering Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of computer security experts. GIAC's goal is to assure that a certified professional has the knowledge needed to deliver support in important areas of network, data, and software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-qualified IS security audit experts can assist your company with:

Read additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact a Progent Security Expert Now
To find out how to access a certified information security consultant for online or onsite support in Toronto Canada, phone 1-866-776-4368 or visit Worldwide Online Computer Support.