Business networks in the state of Massachusetts can depend on fast and affordable remote help from Progent's certified security engineers to fix critical security problems. Rates are affordable, charges are per minute, sign-up is quick, and support is world class. Progent also offers help for complex projects that demand the knowledge of seasoned security consultants with top security credentials.
If your Massachusetts office is far from larger metropolitan areas like Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, or Cambridge, contact with local qualified network security professionals could be limited when you have a crisis. This could mean a drop in revenue for your company, angry customers, idle workers, and defocused executives. By utilizing Progent, you have access to a qualified security engineer ready to provide assistance when you require it to keep your network operating and salvage your information.
Progent can assist you in your initiatives to protect your information system with services that can range from security assessments to developing a company-wide security plan. Progent offers economical support to assist small and midsize companies to configure and maintain secure IT environments based on Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that may include computers based on UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X operating systems as well as mobile users with Apple handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.
Progent can also assist you to outsource spam filtering and protection from email-borne security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that incorporates the services and infrastructure of leading information security vendors to deliver web-based management and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and encryption. The local gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.
Progent's security consultants are available online or in person to provide a variety of urgent or project-based computer security services which include:
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Progent's engineers provide advanced support in vital areas of system protection that include security evaluation, firewall/VPN support, and high-level security planning.
Progent's expert security engineers can assess the strength of your existing computer protection systems by performing comprehensive remote automated analysis via advanced software tools and proven procedures. Progent's experience in this service saves your company time and money and assures a detailed picture of security holes. The information your IT organization is provided can make up the basis of a network protection plan that can allow your information system to run dependably and react quickly to future risks.
Automated Security Audits
Progent offers expertise in the use of security evaluation software including Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner for affordably running a set of automatic system testing checks to uncover possible security vulnerabilities. Progent has broad experience with other network auditing products including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus tools like Metasploit Framework, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand audit reports and respond appropriately.
Progent can show you how to design protection into your company processes, configure scanning tools, plan and implement a secure network environment, and recommend procedures to optimize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security consultants are ready to assist you to set up a firewall, implement safe remote access to email and business applications, and install VPN. Learn additional information on Progent's network security analysis.
Security Inventory Service Packages for Small Companies
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory scanning packages intended to allow small businesses to get a professional network security assessment from a qualified security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security expert administers an extensive test of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewall to determine possible risks in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer executes a network scan from a secure computer within your firewall to uncover vulnerabilities to inside threats. Both security inventory packages are set up and executed from a protected remote site. The project is managed by an engineer who has earned high-level security credentials and who generates a report that summarizes and analyzes the data collected by the security scan and proposes cost-effective improvements if called for.
Stealth Security Penetration Testing Support Services
Stealth intrusion testing is an important part of any successful network security strategy. Progent’s security experts can perform thorough penetration checks without the knowledge of your company's in-house network support resources. Stealth penetration testing uncovers whether existing security defense tools such as intrusion incident warnings and event history monitoring are correctly configured and consistently monitored. Find out additional information concerning Progent's stealth penetration analysis support services.
Progent's background in security solutions includes in-depth field work with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology offered by multiple companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the services of consultants who have earned key networking accreditations including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft MCSE.
Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX 500 Firewalls Configuration and Debugging
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more value than Cisco's legacy firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for new deployments. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most deployed intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new capabilities such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help your company to maintain your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your organization to plan, integrate, tune, administer and troubleshoot firewall environments based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Find out more information about Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower integration and debugging services.
Cisco Security and VPN Consulting Services
Cisco's security and remote connection products represent a full range of easy-to-administer security products to help safeguard your local and remote network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN line includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's professional consulting staff includes experienced specialists with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP certifications who are able to help your business to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security solutions that fit most closely with your company objectives. Read additional information about Progent's Consulting Expertise for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Appliances.
Consulting Services for Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent provides small and mid-size companies expert support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and VPN security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you create a comprehensive security strategy and choose the right products from a variety of suppliers to achieve your security objectives while staying within your budget limits.
Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's low-cost ProSight line of network management outsourcing services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses 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
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes cutting edge behavior analysis technology to defend endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against new malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely escape traditional signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to manage the entire malware attack progression including protection, identification, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback using Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer economical in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device management, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies packaged within one agent managed from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to plan and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's specific needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry data security standards. Progent will assist you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alerts that require urgent attention. Progent can also help you to set up and test a backup and restore solution like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and allows fast recovery of vital files, applications and VMs that have become lost or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images/, as well as Microsoft 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 backup and recovery specialists can deliver advanced support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can help you to restore your business-critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud 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 uses the technology of leading data security companies to deliver web-based control and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps most unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends 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 ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant 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 platforms, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, update, find and protect data related to your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to half of time wasted searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether you’re planning improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require as soon as you need it. Find out more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Expert Network Security Design
Any company ought to develop a thoroughly considered security program that includes both pre-attack processes and reaction planning. The proactive strategy is a collection of mechanisms designed to reduce security weaknesses. The reactive strategy assists your security engineers to assess the impact resulting from an attack, repair the system, record the event, and get the IT network restored as rapidly as possible.
Progent's expert IS security consultants can to help your company to run a complete vulnerability assessment and create a company-wide security plan to implement security policies and controls to minimize future attacks and dangers.
CISM Accredited System Security Support Services
The CISM committee defines the core capabilities and worldwide standards of skill that information security managers are expected to learn. It gives executive management the confidence that those who have earned their CISM credential possess the background and knowledge to provide effective security management and support consulting. Progent offers the expertise of CISM certified security consultants to help companies with:
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- Information Security Processes
- Vulnerability Management
- Network Security Implementation Management
- Network Security Administration
- Recovery Management
CISSP Certified Security Engineering Support
The CISSP credential denotes mastery of a global standard for information security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has awarded the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of information protection defined by ISO 17024. Progent can provide access to of security consultants who have earned CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your enterprise in a variety security areas including:
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- Security Administration Procedures
- Security Infrastructure and Models
- Access Management Solutions and Methodology
- Software Development Security
- Secure Operations
- Physical Security
- Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
- Telecommunications, Network and WAN Security
- Business Continuity Planning
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure Network Architecture Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP certified IT architecture professionals are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification as a result of thorough examination and extensive work with information security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential indicates proven mastery in the more in-depth requirements of information system security architecture within the wider scope of information security knowledge required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture including.
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- Access Management Mechanisms and Methodologies
- Telecommunications and Network Infrastructure Security
- Encryption/Decryption Solutions
- Needs Evaluation and Security Guidelines
- Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
- Hardware Security
CISA Certified IS Security Auditing Consulting Expertise
The CISA accreditation is an important achievement that signifies mastery in network security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation has consultants undergo an extensive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA-certified security audit specialists are available to assist your business with:
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- Information Systems Audit Process
- Information Technology Administration
- Systems and Architecture Planned Useful Life
- Information Technology Service Delivery
- Safeguarding Data Resources
- Disaster Recovery Planning
The CRISC program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's skills to design, implement, and support IS controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to develop and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk management engineers offer a range of risk evaluation services including:
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- Gather data and study documentation to help identify major vulnerabilities
- Inventory legal, regulatory, and contractual mandates and organizational policies associated with your information system to assess their potential influence on your business goals
- Identify possible threats for your business workflows to help in evaluating your corporate risk
- Develop a risk awareness program and conduct training to make sure your organization understand IT risk so they can assist with your risk management program
- Match identified risk scenarios to your associated business processes to help assign risk responsibility
- Validate risk appetite with your senior leadership and major stakeholders to make sure they align
GIAC Accredited IS Security Engineering Support
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GIAC was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security experts. GIAC's goal is to verify that a certified professional has the knowledge appropriate to provide services in vital areas of system, information, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC-certified security audit consultants can help your IT organization in the areas of:
Talk to a Certified Progent Security Expert
To find out how you can contact a certified security engineer for online or on-premises expertise in Massachusetts, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Remote Computer Support.