Business information networks in the state of Alabama now have prompt and economical online technical support from Progent's certified security professionals to help with urgent security problems. Rates are competitive, charges are per minute, sign-up is quick, and service is unbeatable. Progent also provides assistance for complex engagements that requires the expertise of seasoned security engineers with high-level industry credentials.
In case your Alabama office is based some distance from major urban areas including Birmingham, Birmingham, Mobile, or Huntsville, help from nearby certified network security consultants is often limited during an emergency. This can cause lost productivity for your business, angry customers, unproductive workers, and defocused management. By utilizing Progent, you have access to a certified security professional who can provide expertise when you require it to keep your information system operating and salvage your data.
Progent can help you in a variety of ways in your initiatives to protect your information system with services ranging from network security checks to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides economical support to assist small and midsize companies to configure and maintain secure networks powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that may include computers based on UNIX or Linux platforms as well as mobile users with Apple iOS handhelds or Android or Windows Phone handsets.
Progent can also assist you to outsource spam blocking and protection from email-borne security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that uses the technology of leading data security companies to provide web-based management and comprehensive protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall.
Progent's certified professionals are available online or on site to provide a variety of urgent or project-based network security services which include:
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- Run automated network security audits
- Recuperate promptly after attacks
- Set up hardware and software firewalls
- Configure secure techniques for remote and mobile access
- Deploy advanced software for automatic protection against spam and directory harvest attacks
- Help create a company-wide security strategy with 24x7 monitoring
- Provide outsourced Call Center Services
- Create a practical network backup and recovery solution built around Data Protection Manager backup/restore technology
Progent's security experts provide advanced support in vital areas of network security including security assessment, firewall and VPN expertise, and high-level security consulting.
System Security Assessment
Progent's expert security engineers can assess the strength of your existing computer protection environment by performing exhaustive remote automated testing based on advanced software tools and proven procedures. Progent's experience in administering this testing saves your company money and offers a detailed portrayal of weaknesses. The information your business gains can be used as the foundation of a security plan that can permit your network to operate safely and respond quickly to new risks.
Automated Security Assessment
Progent offers expertise in the use of security evaluation products including Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and GFI LANguard for affordably performing a variety of programmed network testing scans to identify possible security gaps. Progent has extensive knowledge of additional security analysis products including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as utilities such as Metasploit, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand audit reports and react effectively.
Progent can show you how to design protection into your business operations, install auditing applications, plan and deploy a protected network architecture, and suggest procedures to maximize the security of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are able to show you how to configure a firewall, implement safe remote access to email and data, and integrate virtual private network. Learn more concerning Progent's automated security evaluation.
Security Inventory Packages for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory bundles intended to enable small businesses to receive an independent network security assessment from a qualified security specialist. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs a comprehensive test of your IT infrastructure from beyond your firewall to determine possible weaknesses in the security profile you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert executes a network scan from a secure machine within your company firewall to assess your exposure to inside threats. The two security inventory services are set up and run from a secured external site. The process is overseen by a consultant with high-level security accreditations and who produces a report that details and analyzes the information captured by the security scan and suggests practical remediation where called for.
Network Intrusion Analysis Consulting
Stealth intrusion checking is a key part of any successful IT system security plan. Progent’s security experts can perform extensive intrusion checks without the awareness of your organization's in-house network support staff. Unannounced penetration testing uncovers whether existing security monitoring tools such as intrusion incident alerts and event history analysis are properly set up and actively checked. Learn additional information on Progent's network security penetration analysis support services.
Firewalls and VPN Expertise
Progent's expertise in network security solutions encompasses in-depth field work with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology from multiple companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent can provide the support of engineers with key networking certifications such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft MCSE.
Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Firewalls Integration and Troubleshooting
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
The latest generation of Cisco ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver significantly more performance than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for new installations. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire family of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the world's most deployed intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide powerful new capabilities including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can help you to maintain your existing PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls and migrate efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide online and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your organization to design, integrate, optimize, administer and debug firewall solutions built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn additional information about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and troubleshooting support.
Cisco Security and VPN Support Services
Cisco's network security and offsite connection products represent a comprehensive line of easy-to-administer security solutions to help protect your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN product family features routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's professional consulting staff includes experienced specialists with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP qualifications who can help your organization to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security technologies that fit best with your company objectives. Find out more details concerning Progent's Consulting Services for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Appliances.
Consulting Expertise for Additional Firewall and VPN Technology
Progent offers small and medium size businesses professional consulting for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN products from leading firewall and VPN security companies such as WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can help you create a detailed security strategy and choose the right technologies from a variety of suppliers to support your security goals while staying within your spending restraints.
Progent's affordable ProSight family of network management outsourcing services is designed 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
Expert Network Security Planning
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates cutting edge behavior analysis tools to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by traditional signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to automate the entire threat progression including protection, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key features include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and automatic network-wide immunization against new threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer security for physical servers and VMs, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, endpoint control, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies packaged within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's unique needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data protection standards. Progent will assist you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that call for immediate attention. Progent can also assist you to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. Available at a fixed monthly rate, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and enables rapid recovery of vital files, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images/, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can provide world-class expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can help you to restore your business-critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the infrastructure of top information security vendors to provide centralized control and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps most threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local 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 safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hardware environment without a lengthy and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied one hosting service. Find out more 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 allows you to capture, maintain, find and protect data related to your IT infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSLs or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time thrown away trying to find vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and relating IT information. Whether you’re making enhancements, doing maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require as soon as you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Any company ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both proactive procedures and reaction plans. The pre-attack plan is a collection of procedures that help to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy helps your security engineers to evaluate the impact caused by a security penetration, fix the network, record the experience, and get the IT network restored as quickly as feasible.
Progent's expert IS security consultants can to assist your business to run a complete vulnerability evaluation and create a company-wide security strategy to implement security processes and mechanisms to reduce ongoing attacks and dangers.
CISM Accredited Security Engineering Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee describes the basic competencies and global standards of performance that information security professionals are required to learn. CISM provides executive management the confidence that those who have qualified for their CISM credential have the experience and knowledge to deliver effective security administration and support services. Progent can provide the services of CISM certified security professionals to assist companies with:
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- IS Security Processes
- Vulnerability Management
- Network Security Program Management
- IS Security Administration
- Recovery Planning
CISSP Accredited Security Engineering Support
CISSP denotes mastery of a global standard for network security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of data security defined by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers the services of security professionals who have earned CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your company in a broad range of security fields such as:
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- Security Management Practices
- Security Infrastructure and Models
- Access Management Systems and Methodology
- Applications Development Security
- Secure Operations
- Physical Security
- Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
- Telecom, LAN and WAN Security
- Business Continuity Preparedness
CISSP-ISSAP Accredited Secure IT Architecture Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP qualified system architecture professionals are experts who have earned ISSAP status through thorough testing and extensive experience with network security architecture. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential indicates proven competence in the most challenging requirements of information system security architecture bounded by the wider scope of information security knowledge required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can help your company with all phases of architecture security such as.
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- Access Control Mechanisms and Techniques
- Phone System and Network Security
- Data Encryption Options
- Requirements Analysis and Security Standards
- Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
- Hardware Security
CISA Qualified IS Security Auditing Consulting Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is an important achievement that signifies mastery in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo an extensive examination administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA security audit specialists can help your company with:
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- IS Audit Process
- IT Administration
- Systems and Architecture Planned Useful Life
- IT Service Delivery
- Safeguarding Information Assets
- Disaster Recovery Preparedness
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA to validate a consultant's skills to plan, deploy, and support IS controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help your company to develop and execute a workplace continuity plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC network risk management specialists offer a range of risk assessment services including:
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- Gather data and review documentation to help identify significant risk scenarios
- Identify statutory, industry, and business requirements and company standards related to your network to assess their possible impact on your business objectives
- Identify potential threats for your business processes to assist in analyzing your enterprise risk
- Develop a risk awareness initiative and provide training to ensure your organization appreciate information system risk so they can assist with your risk control process
- Match key risk vectors to your associated operational procedures to help determine risk responsibility
- Determine risk tolerance with executive leadership and major stakeholders to ensure they align
GIAC Certified Network Security Consulting Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of network security engineers. GIAC's goal is to ensure that an accredited professional has the knowledge appropriate to deliver support in important areas of system, data, and program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC-qualified security audit engineers can assist your IT organization with:
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- Assessing Perimeters
- Incident Response
- Intrusion Detection
- Web-based Application Security
- SIEM solutions
Get in Touch with a Certified Progent Security Engineer
To see how you can contact a Progent security engineer for online or on-premises support in Alabama, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Online Computer Help.