For immediate online assistance with computer security issues, companies in Winston-Salem, NC, have access to world-class troubleshooting from Progent's security professionals. Progent's online support staff is available to offer efficient and affordable help with security problems that threaten the productivity of your information system. Progent's accredited security engineers are premier to support environments based on Microsoft, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide selection of consulting services addresses firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, secure network design, and business continuity planning. Progent's technical support staff has been awarded the industry's most advanced security credentials including CISA and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Progent provides remote security support services on a per-minute basis without minimum minutes and no extra charges for setup or off-hour support. By billing per minute and by delivering world-class support, Progent's billing policy keeps expenses low and avoids situations where quick solutions entail big bills.

Our Network Has Been Attacked: What Should We Do?
Network Security ConsultingIf your business is currently faced with a security emergency, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Technical Support to learn how to get immediate aid. Progent maintains a team of veteran network security specialists who can provide remote and onsite support that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and hardening of your cybersecurity profile to guard against future exploits.

For businesses that have planned beforehand for an attack, the formal post-attack handling procedure outlined by GIAC is Progent's recommended method of reacting to a major security attack.

Overview of Progent's Security Support Services
Coordinating network protection plus planning for recovering critical data and systems following a security breach demands a continual program that entails an array of technologies and processes. Progent's certified engineers can support your business at whatever level in your attempt to guard your IT system, from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security plan. Important areas covered by Progent's experts include Planning and Prevention, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Managed Protection from Email-Borne Spam and Viruses.

Designing and Implementing Protected Networks
Any business ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both preventive and responsive activity. The proactive strategy is a collection of steps that works to reduce security gaps. The post-attack plan specifies procedures to help IT staff to evaluate the losses caused by a breach, repair the damage, document the event, and restore network functions as quickly as possible. Progent can advise you how to build protection into your company processes. Progent can configure scanning utilities, define and execute a secure IT infrastructure, and recommend procedures and policies that will optimize the protection of your information system. Progent's security professionals are ready to help you to configure a firewall, deploy protected offsite access to email and data, and install an efficient virtual private network.

If your company is interested in an economical option for jobbing out your security administration, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Packages feature non-stop remote system tracking and fast resolution of emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to plan, deploy, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate physical and cloud-based infrastructure and that comply with regulatory security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration with on-premises Exchange deployments, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) integration consulting.)

Data Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent provides expertise in recovering networks and servers that have been compromised, are in question, or have ceased to function because of a security attack. Progent can show you how to assess the damage caused by the assault, return your company to ordinary business operations, and retrieve data compromised as a result of the assault. Progent's certified engineers can also perform a comprehensive forensic analysis by going over event logs and utilizing a variety of proven assessment techniques. Progent's background with security consulting minimizes your business disruption and allows Progent to suggest effective measures to avoid or contain new assaults.

Ransomware Removal and Restoration Services
Progent can provide the services of seasoned ransomware recovery experts with the skills to rebuild an information system that has suffered an attack by a ransomware virus such as Ryuk, WannaCry, Hermes, or Locky. To learn more, see ransomware removal and restoration services.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight line of outsourced network management 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 and compliance. Managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes next generation behavior analysis technology to defend endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against new malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by legacy signature-based AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud resources and provides a single platform to manage the complete threat lifecycle including blocking, identification, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Key features include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against new threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, device control, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's unique requirements and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry data protection standards. Progent will help you define and implement policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that call for urgent action. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to install and test a backup and disaster recovery solution like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint security and Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and allows rapid restoration of critical files, apps and VMs that have become lost or damaged due to component breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can deliver advanced expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can assist you to restore your business-critical data. Find out more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of leading data security companies to deliver centralized control and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a deeper level of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays within your security perimeter. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to a different hosting solution without a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one 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 allows you to create, update, retrieve and protect information related to your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time spent searching for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether you’re making enhancements, performing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require when you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Special Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's security engineers offer world-class consulting support in vital areas of computer protection including:

Information Risk Evaluation and Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with security auditing software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for conducting a set of comprehensive network tests to uncover potential security holes. Progent has broad experience with testing tools and can assist your company to understand audit reports and respond appropriately. Progent's certified security engineers also can perform web application validation and can perform expert assessments of corporate-wide security to assess your organization's compliance with major worldwide security specifications such as FISMA, PCI, and ISO. Also, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless protection covering stationary wireless appliances plus mobile devices. Read more details concerning Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Testing.

Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco CCNP experts can provide world-class technical services for Cisco's entire family of security and Virtual Private Network products such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure broadband and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points, Meraki cloud-managed APs, and Catalyst switches. Learn additional information concerning Cisco Protection, VPN and Aironet Wireless Expertise.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Consulting Services
As well as being expert in a broad array of network security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers organizations of all sizes top-level consulting for products from other popular firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's engineers offer:

Unannounced Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth penetration testing is a valuable method for helping organizations to understand how vulnerable their networks are to real-world attacks by showing how well corporate protection procedures and mechanisms stand up against planned but unannounced penetration efforts instigated by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Read the details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager Consultants for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaCISM identifies the core skills and worldwide standards of service that information security professionals are required to master. It offers business management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their accreditation have the background and skill to offer effective security administration and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM consultant to assist your organization in vital security areas such as information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, data security process control, and incident response support.

Find out more details about Progent's CISM Security Consulting Assistance.

CISSP Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Premier Network Security Experts for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaProgent's CISSP consultants are cybersecurity specialists who have been awarded CISSP status as a result of demonstrated professional work, extensive study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP status official recognition in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise covered under CISSP include security administration practices, security architecture and models, access control systems, applications development security, operations security, physical security, encryption, communications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

Learn additional details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Expertise.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Consultants for Secure Network Architecture
CISSP CISSP-ISSAP Cybersecurity Architecture Consultants for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaProgent's ISSAP Premier security consultants have earned ISSAP status as a result of rigorous testing and significant hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive understanding of access management mechanisms and methodologies, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and disaster recovery, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your business with all phases of secure network architecture.

Read additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure IT Architecture Consulting Support.

CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Experts
CISSP-ISSEP certified Network Security ConsultantsNetwork Security consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have proven their ability to provide large organizations with the expertise associated with 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 network security expert to help your organization to utilize current system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review and evaluate system security designs according to security engineering leading practices, create viable system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all key system functions, define effective configuration strategies to deliver protection for operations, perform in-depth risk analysis, and propose practical cybersecurity solutions that balance your operational goals with your company's risk tolerance.

Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.

Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional Expertise
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Engineers for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a globally recognized achievement that represents mastery in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential has candidates undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-Certified security professional able to assist companies in the areas of information systems audit process, IT administration, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, information technology service delivery, safeguarding data resources, and disaster recovery planning.

Read additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Expertise.

CRISC IT Risk Mitigation Experts
CRISC Network Risk Experts for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaThe CRISC program was established by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's skills to plan, deploy, and support information system control mechanisms to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help your company to create and carry out a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management services are a good fit the support provided by Progent's CISA-Premier security engineers for objectively assessing your IS management design and also with the services of Progent's CISM consultants for defining security policies and procedures.

Learn more information concerning Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Expertise.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Services
Network Security Experts with Global Information Assurance Certification for Winston-Salem, North CarolinaGIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of network security professionals. GIAC's goal is to make sure that a certified professional has the knowledge appropriate to deliver support in key categories of network, data, and program security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and institutions throughout the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the support of certified professionals for all of the network security disciplines covered within GIAC accreditation topics including assessing networks, security incident response, traffic analysis, web-based application security, and SIEM solutions.

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Contact Progent for Network Security Help
If your company is located in Winston-Salem or anywhere in the state of North Carolina and you're trying to find cybersecurity consulting, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.