Small business computer networks in the state of Alaska now have prompt and economical remote help from Progent's accredited security professionals to resolve urgent security problems. The cost is competitive, charges are by the minute, sign-up is immediate, and service is world class. Progent also offers help for complex projects that requires the services of seasoned security consultants with high-level industry credentials.
If your Alaska small business is located outside of major metropolitan neighborhoods such as Anchorage, Juneau, or Fairbanks, help from local accredited security support specialists is often limited when there's a crisis. This can cause a drop in productivity for your business, upset customers, unproductive workers, and defocused executives. By contacting Progent's remote support, you have access to a qualified security professional who can offer assistance whenever you require it to get your information system running and recover your data.
Progent can help you in your efforts to defend your network with support ranging from security assessments to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent offers affordable service to assist companies of any size to design and manage safe IT environments based on Windows and Cisco technology and that can include servers and desktops based on UNIX or Linux operating systems plus mobile users with Apple handhelds or Android or Windows Phone devices.
Progent can also help you outsource spam blocking and defense against e-mail-based security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that incorporates the services and infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide centralized management and world-class protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also enable Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.
Progent's certified engineers are available online or on premises to offer a variety of emergency or project-based network security services such as:
If your company has an emergency requirement for computer security help, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Technical Help.
- Perform comprehensive network security audits
- Recover rapidly after attacks
- Set up effective firewalls
- Implement secure methods for remote and mobile access
- Install advanced applications for defense against spam and directory harvest attacks
- Develop a comprehensive security plan with proactive security monitoring
- Offer outsourced Help Desk Support
- Create a practical backup and business continuity strategy centered on Microsoft DPM automated backup capability
Progent's support professionals provide world-class services in vital facets of network protection including auditing, firewall/VPN support, and high-level security planning.
System Security Assessment
Progent's expert security engineers can evaluate the strength of your current computer protection implementation through comprehensive remote automated testing based on sophisticated software tools and tested techniques. Progent's skill in administering this testing saves your company time and money and assures a detailed picture of gaps. The information your company is provided can form the basis of a network protection plan that can allow your information system to run dependably and react quickly to future threats.
Automated Vulnerability Assessment
Progent provides consulting in the use of security evaluation products such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and GFI LANguard NSS for economically performing a set of programmed system testing checks to uncover possible security gaps. Progent has broad experience with other security auditing tools such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP application mapper, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as tools like SolarWinds, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand audit reports and react effectively.
Progent can show you how to build security into your business processes, install scanning software, define and deploy a protected network architecture, and suggest policies to optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to configure a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and data, and install VPN. Find out additional information concerning Progent's network security analysis.
Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Companies
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory service packages intended to enable small businesses to get a professional security evaluation from a qualified security specialist. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert administers an extensive test of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewall to uncover possible risks in the security posture you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a certified security professional runs a network scan from a secure computer within your company firewall to uncover vulnerabilities to inside attacks. The two security inventory services are configured and run from a secured external location. The process is managed by a consultant with top security accreditations and who produces a document that details and interprets the data captured by the scan and proposes cost-effective improvements if appropriate.
Network Penetration Analysis Support Services
Stealth intrusion checking is an important component of any comprehensive network security strategy. Progentís security professionals can perform extensive penetration checks without the knowledge of your organization's internal network support staff. Stealth penetration testing uncovers whether current security defense systems such as intrusion detection alerts and event history monitoring are properly set up and actively monitored. Learn additional information concerning Progent's stealth penetration analysis consulting.
Firewall and Virtual Private Network Support
Progent's background in security solutions includes in-depth familiarity with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network products offered by a variety of vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent can provide the support of consultants who have earned important industry certifications such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft MCSE.
Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Configuration and Debugging
The new ASA 5500-X Series of firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more performance than Cisco's previous firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for new deployments. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire family of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most popular intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new capabilities including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can help you to maintain your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls and migrate efficiently to 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 company to plan, deploy, optimize, administer and debug firewall solutions built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Find out more details about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and troubleshooting services.
Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and remote connection products provide a complete range of manageable security products to help protect your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's Virtual Private Network product family includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and VPN concentrators. Progent's expert consulting staff includes field-proven engineers with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP qualifications who are able to assist your business to select Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that align best with your business goals. Learn additional details concerning Progent's Consulting Expertise for Cisco Security Technology and VPN Products.
Support Services for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent offers small and medium size companies professional support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies such as WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to design a detailed security plan and select appropriate technologies from a variety of vendors to support your security objectives while staying within your spending limits.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight line of network monitoring and management services is intended 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 available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to manage the complete threat progression including blocking, infiltration detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top features include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver economical in-depth security for physical and virtual servers, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device management, and web filtering via cutting-edge tools incorporated within one agent managed from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's unique requirements and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will help you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that call for immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to set up and test a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and enables fast recovery of critical files, apps and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted as a result of component breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images/, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can provide world-class support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can help you to restore your business-critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed 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 service that incorporates the technology of top data security companies to deliver web-based management and world-class security for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that stays inside your security perimeter. For more information, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business 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 IT support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS software, and the apps. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hardware environment without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting provider. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: IT 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, find and protect data about your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your network documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time wasted trying to find critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for holding and collaborating on 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 gathering and relating IT information. Whether youíre making enhancements, doing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you need the instant you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Expert Security Consulting
Any business should have a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both proactive procedures and response plans. The proactive strategy is a set of mechanisms designed to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy assists your IT security personnel to evaluate the impact caused by a security penetration, repair the damage, record the event, and get the IT network operational as rapidly as possible.
Progent's expert information security consultants can to help your company to run a complete risk assessment and create a network security strategy to implement security processes and controls to reduce ongoing attacks and dangers.
CISM Qualified Information Security Engineering Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) organization describes the basic competencies and international standards of skill that information security professionals are required to master. It provides business management the confidence that those who have qualified for their CISM certification possess the experience and knowledge to provide effective security management and support services. Progent offers the expertise of CISM qualified security consultants to help companies with:
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- Network Security Processes
- Risk Management
- Network Security Implementation Management
- IS Security Administration
- Recovery Planning
CISSP Certified Security Consulting Assistance
CISSP denotes mastery of an international standard for information security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has awarded certification accreditation in the area of data protection stipulated by ISO 17024. Progent can provide access to of security experts who have qualified for CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified expert to help your organization in a variety security fields including:
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- Security Administration Practices
- Security Architecture and Models
- Access Management Systems and Processes
- Software Development Security
- Operations Security
- Physical Security
- Cryptography Technology
- Telecom, Network and WAN Security
- Disaster Recovery Planning
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure System Architecture Engineering Assistance
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP qualified IT architecture professionals are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification as a result of thorough testing and significant work with information security architecture. The ISSAP certification represents demonstrated mastery in the more challenging requirements of IS security architecture bounded by the broader scope of IS security knowledge needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your business with all aspects of secure network architecture such as.
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- Access Management Systems and Techniques
- Telecom and Network Protection
- Encryption/Decryption Options
- Needs Analysis and Security Standards
- Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
- Physical Security
CISA Qualified IS Security Auditing Engineering Support
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a recognized achievement that signifies expertise in information system security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that consultants pass a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA professional association. Progent's CISA-certified IS security audit experts are available to assist your IT organization with:
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- IS Audit Process
- Information Technology Enforcement
- Network Assets and Architecture Planned Useful Life
- Information Technology Support
- Safeguarding Data Assets
- Disaster Recovery Planning
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's skills to plan, deploy, and maintain IS controls to mitigate risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to create and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk mitigation specialists offer a range of risk identification services such as:
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- Collect data and review documentation to help identify major vulnerabilities
- Inventory legal, regulatory, and business requirements and organizational policies related to your information system to assess their possible impact on your strategic objectives
- Identify potential threats for your business workflows to help in analyzing your enterprise risk
- Create a risk awareness program and conduct training to make sure your organization appreciate IS risk so they can assist with your risk control program
- Match key risk vectors to your associated business procedures to help determine risk ownership
- Determine risk tolerance with your senior management and major stakeholders to ensure they align
GIAC Qualified IS Security Consulting Services
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the skill of computer security professionals. GIAC's mission is to verify that an accredited professional has the knowledge needed to deliver support in important areas of network, information, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and government organizations all over the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC-qualified information security audit engineers are available to help your company with:
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- Auditing IT Infrastructure
- Incident Handling
- Traffic Analysis
- Web-based Services Security
- SIEM solutions
Contact a Progent Security Expert
To learn how you can access a certified security consultant for online or on-premises support in Alaska, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Remote Computer Help.