Company computer networks in the state of Wisconsin can now get quick and affordable remote help from Progent's certified security consultants to assist with urgent security problems. The cost is competitive, billing is per minute, engagement is quick, and service is unbeatable. Progent also provides help for complex projects that demand the expertise of senior security consultants with top industry credentials.

In case your Wisconsin business is situated away from major urban neighborhoods such as Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, or Kenosha, access to local certified security support specialists may be limited when you have an emergency. This can result in lost productivity for your company, upset clients, idle workers, and distracted executives. By calling Progent, you can get in touch with a Premier security engineer who can deliver assistance whenever you have to have it to keep your computer network operating and salvage your information.

Progent can assist you in your efforts to protect your IT environment with support services that can range from network security checks to creating a company-wide security strategy. Progent provides affordable support to assist businesses of all sizes to configure and manage protected networks powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that may include servers and desktops running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems plus mobile users with Apple iPhones and iPads or Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also help you outsource spam filtering and defense against e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption platform that incorporates the technology of leading information security vendors to deliver web-based management and comprehensive protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to offer complete protection 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 threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also enable Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's security professionals are accessible remotely or on premises to provide a range of emergency or project-based network security services such as:

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Progent's consultants provide advanced support in key fields of system security including auditing, firewall and VPN expertise, and high-level security consulting.

Security Audits
Progent's certified security consultants can assess the vulnerability of your existing network security environment through comprehensive remote automated analysis based on advanced software tools and tested techniques. Progent's experience in this testing saves your company time and money and offers an objective picture of weaknesses. The knowledge your business gains can be used as the basis of a network protection strategy that will permit your network to run safely and respond rapidly to future threats.

Automated Security Evaluation
Progent offers expertise in the use of security analysis software including Microsoft's MBSA and GFI LANguard for affordably running a variety of automatic system auditing scans to uncover possible security gaps. Progent has extensive knowledge of other security auditing utilities including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus tools like SolarWinds, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand testing reports and respond effectively.

Progent can show you how to design protection into your business processes, configure scanning tools, plan and implement a protected network environment, and recommend policies to maximize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are able to assist you to configure a firewall, implement safe remote connectivity to email and business applications, and integrate virtual private network. Learn additional information on Progent's network security assessment.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory service bundles intended to allow small businesses to get an impartial security assessment from an accredited security expert. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer administers an extensive test of your network from outside your firewall to uncover possible weaknesses in the security profile you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, a security expert executes a network scan from an authorized machine inside your company firewall to evaluate your exposure to inside attacks. Both security inventory services are set up and executed from a protected remote site. The process is directed by an engineer with top security accreditations and who generates a report that details and analyzes the data collected by the security scan and suggests practical remediation if called for.

Stealth Intrusion Analysis Support Services
Stealth intrusion testing is an important component of any successful IT system security strategy. Progentís security professionals can perform thorough intrusion checks without the awareness of your company's internal network support staff. Unannounced penetration testing uncovers whether existing security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection warnings and event history analysis are properly configured and consistently checked. Learn more concerning Progent's network penetration analysis support services.

Firewall/VPN Solutions
Progent's expertise in network security technology includes in-depth field work with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network products offered by multiple vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the services of consultants 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 Series Firewalls, and PIX 500 Firewalls Configuration and Debugging
The current Cisco ASA 5500-X Series of firewalls with Firepower Services provide significantly more performance than Cisco's legacy firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for new installations. After Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most deployed network intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring enhanced capabilities including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help you to manage your current PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer remote and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help you to plan, deploy, tune, administer and debug firewall environments built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See more information about ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and debugging support.

Cisco Network Security and VPN Engineering Services
Cisco's network security and remote access technology offer a comprehensive line of manageable security products to help safeguard your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's VPN product family includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's expert consulting staff includes field-proven specialists with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who are able to assist your company to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that align best with your company objectives. Learn more details concerning Progent's Consulting Services for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Products.

Consulting Services for Other Firewall and VPN Technology
Progent provides small and mid-size companies expert support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN products from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors including Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can help you design a detailed security strategy and select appropriate products from a variety of vendors to support your security goals while staying within your budget restraints.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight portfolio of managed 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 available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes next generation behavior-based analysis tools to defend endpoints as well as physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks like ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely get by legacy signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to address the entire threat lifecycle including filtering, infiltration detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against new threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer affordable in-depth security for physical servers and VMs, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device management, and web filtering via leading-edge tools incorporated within one agent managed from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's specific needs and that helps you prove compliance with government and industry information protection standards. Progent will assist you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that call for immediate action. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to set up and test a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and medium-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and allows rapid recovery of critical files, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of component failures, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can deliver world-class expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can assist you to restore your business-critical information. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound 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 infrastructure of leading data security vendors to provide web-based control and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most threats from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to inbound attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more details, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines 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 fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hosting environment without a time-consuming and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting service. Learn more 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 data about your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By cleaning up and managing your network documentation, you can save up to half of time thrown away searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network such as recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether youíre making enhancements, doing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you need the instant you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Network Security Consulting
Any company should have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive processes and reaction plans. The proactive strategy is a collection of mechanisms that help to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy helps your company's IT security personnel to assess the damage resulting from an attack, repair the damage, document the event, and get the IT network restored as rapidly as possible.

Progent's expert information security engineers are available to assist your company to run a complete risk evaluation and create a network security plan to establish security processes and mechanisms to minimize future attacks and dangers.

CISM Qualified Security Support Services
The CISM organization defines the basic competencies and international standards of skill that information security managers are expected to learn. It provides executive management the assurance that those who have qualified for their CISM certification have the experience and capability to provide efficient security administration and consulting consulting. Progent can provide the services of CISM Premier security professionals to help companies with:

  • IS Security Strategies
  • Risk Management
  • Information Security Implementation Management
  • Network Security Management
  • Recovery Planning
Find out additional information concerning Progent's CISM Accredited IS Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Qualified Security Consulting Expertise
The CISSP credential denotes mastery of a worldwide standard for network security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has granted certification accreditation in the area of information security stipulated by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide access to of security consultants who have earned CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified consultant to help your company in a variety security fields such as:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Control Solutions and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Technology
  • Telecommunications, Network and Internet Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Find out additional details concerning Progent's CISSP-certified Information Security Support Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Accredited Secure IT Architecture Engineering Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Premier system architecture engineers are consultants who have earned ISSAP status as a result of thorough testing and extensive work with information security design. The ISSAP credential represents demonstrated skill in the most in-depth requirements of information security architecture within the broader field of information security knowledge required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can assist your company with all aspects of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Control Systems and Methodologies
  • Telecommunications and Network Infrastructure Protection
  • Cryptography Options
  • Requirements Evaluation and Security Standards
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Physical Security
Read more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Support Expertise.

CISA Certified Network Security Auditing Engineering Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is an important achievement that indicates mastery in network security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants pass a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA-qualified network security audit specialists are available to help your business in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Process
  • IT Administration
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
  • IT Support
  • Safeguarding Information Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Get the details concerning Progent's CISA Qualified Information System Security Auditing Engineering Expertise.

CRISC Experts
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's ability to design, implement, and support IS control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to create and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk mitigation experts offer a variety of risk assessment services such as:

  • Collect data and study documentation to identify significant risk scenarios
  • Identify statutory, industry, and contractual mandates and organizational policies associated with your information system to determine their potential impact on your business objectives
  • Identify possible vulnerabilities for your business workflows to assist in analyzing your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and conduct training to ensure your organization appreciate IT risk so they can assist with your risk management program
  • Match identified risk vectors to related operational processes to help determine risk responsibility
  • Determine risk tolerance with executive management and major stakeholders to make sure they align
Get additional details concerning Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants.

GIAC Certified Network Security Consulting Support
GIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of network security professionals. GIAC's mission is to ensure that a certified security consultant possesses the skills appropriate to deliver support in vital categories of network, information, and application security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and government organizations throughout the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-certified security audit experts can assist your IT organization in the areas of:

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

Get in Touch with a Certified Security Expert
To see how to access a Progent security consultant for online or on-premises support in Wisconsin, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Computer Support.