Business networks in Minnesota can have fast and economical remote help from Progent's qualified security experts to assist with complex security problems. Rates are reasonable, charges are by the minute, sign-up is quick, and support is world class. Progent also offers help for complex engagements that demand the services of senior security consultants with top industry certifications.
If your Minnesota company is located outside of more populated metropolitan neighborhoods like Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Duluth, or Bloomington, support from local certified security experts may be limited when there's an urgent situation. This can result in a drop in income for your company, angry clients, idle employees, and defocused executives. By calling Progent's online services, you have access to a certified security consultant who can deliver help when you require it to get your information system on line and recover your data.
Progent can assist you in a variety of ways in your efforts to protect your information system with services that can range from security checks to developing a company-wide security strategy. Progent provides affordable service to assist companies of any size to set up and manage safe IT environments powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco technology and that may include computers based on UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems as well as mobile clients with Apple iOS handhelds or Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.
Progent can also assist you to outsource spam blocking and defense against email-borne security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that uses the services and infrastructure of top information security vendors to deliver web-based management and comprehensive protection for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's 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 (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.
Progent's certified experts are available remotely or on premises to provide a range of emergency or longer-term computer security services which include:
If your company has an urgent need for computer security help, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Support.
Progent's support professionals offer advanced services in key facets of system security that include analysis, firewall and VPN solutions, and high-level security planning.
System Security Audits
Progent's certified security engineers can evaluate the strength of your current network security implementation by performing comprehensive remote automated analysis based on sophisticated software tools and proven techniques. Progent's skill in administering this service saves you time and money and assures a detailed portrayal of gaps. The information your IT organization gains can make up the basis of a network protection plan that can allow your network to run safely and react quickly to new risks.
Automated Vulnerability Evaluation
Progent offers expertise in the application of security auditing software including Microsoft's MBSA and LANguard from GFI for economically performing a set of programmed network auditing checks to uncover potential security vulnerabilities. Progent has extensive knowledge of additional security analysis tools including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye, plus utilities like Metasploit, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to make sense of audit reports and respond effectively.
Progent can help you design security into your business processes, configure auditing applications, plan and deploy a protected system architecture, and recommend policies to optimize the security of your network. Progent's security consultants are ready to show you how to configure a firewall, implement secure remote access to email and business applications, and install virtual private network. Learn additional information on Progent's network security audits.
Security Inventory Packages for Small Businesses
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory and evaluation bundles intended to allow small businesses to receive a professional security assessment from a qualified security specialist. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer administers a comprehensive test of your network from beyond your firewall to determine potential risks in the security posture you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert executes a network scan from an authorized machine within your firewall to determine vulnerabilities to inside threats. The two security inventory services are configured and run from a secured external location. The project is overseen by a consultant who has earned top security credentials and who generates a document that summarizes and interprets the information collected by the security scan and suggests cost-effective remediation if called for.
Network Intrusion Testing Consulting
Stealth penetration testing is an important component of any comprehensive IT system security strategy. Progent’s security experts can run extensive penetration tests without the knowledge of your company's in-house network support resources. Unannounced penetration testing uncovers whether current security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection warnings and event log analysis are correctly configured and actively monitored. Find out additional information on Progent's stealth penetration testing support services.
Firewall and Virtual Private Network Support
Progent's background in network security solutions includes extensive field work with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network technology from a variety of companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent offers the support of engineers with important industry certifications including CCIE and Microsoft MCSE.
Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Integration and Debugging
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver substantially more value than Cisco's previous firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for all new installations. Following Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of Cisco ASA 5500-X devices 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 such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIE network consultants can assist you to manage your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances and upgrade efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help you to plan, integrate, tune, administer and troubleshoot firewall solutions based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read more details about ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services integration and debugging services.
Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Services
Cisco's security and offsite connection technology offer a full line of manageable security solutions to help protect your local and remote network infrastructure. Cisco's Virtual Private Network product family includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN concentrators. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven specialists with Cisco's CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who are able to help your company to select Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security solutions that fit best with your business goals. Read more details concerning Progent's Engineering Services for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Appliances.
Support Expertise for Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent provides small and medium size businesses professional support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and VPN security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can show you how to design a comprehensive security plan and select the right technologies from multiple vendors to support your security goals while sticking within your budget restraints.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight line of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight 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) service that utilizes next generation behavior machine learning technology to guard endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which easily escape legacy signature-matching AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to address the complete threat lifecycle including filtering, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows VSS and automatic network-wide immunization against new attacks. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer security for physical servers and VMs, desktops, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, endpoint control, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies incorporated within one agent managed from a single control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help your business to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's unique needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry data security regulations. Progent will help you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alarms that require urgent action. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and test a backup and disaster recovery solution like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and allows fast restoration of vital files, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images/, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide world-class support to configure ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can assist you to recover your business-critical data. Read 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 uses the technology of leading data security vendors to provide web-based management and world-class security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays within your corporate firewall. For more details, visit 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 or mid-size organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual host set up and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS software, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hosting environment without requiring a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting provider. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, maintain, retrieve and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned about impending expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time spent searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether you’re making enhancements, doing maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you require the instant you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Certified Security Design
Every business ought to have a thoroughly considered security strategy that incorporates both pre-attack processes and reaction plans. The pre-attack strategy is a set of steps designed to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy assists your company's IT security engineers to evaluate the damage resulting from a security penetration, repair the system, record the experience, and get the IT network operational as rapidly as possible.
Progent's expert IT security consultants can to assist your company to perform a full risk evaluation and create a company-wide security strategy to implement security policies and controls to minimize future attacks and dangers.
CISM Certified System Security Engineering Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee describes the basic competencies and global standards of performance that information security managers are required to master. CISM gives executive management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM credential possess the background and capability to provide effective security management and consulting consulting. Progent offers the expertise of CISM qualified security professionals to assist businesses with:
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- Network Security Governance
- Risk Analysis
- Network Security Implementation Management
- Information Security Administration
- Recovery Planning
CISSP Certified Security Consulting Support
CISSP certification denotes expertise with a global standard for data security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has granted certification accreditation in the area of data security stipulated by ISO 17024. Progent can provide the services of security professionals who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified consultant to help your business in a broad range of security areas such as:
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- Security Management Practices
- Security Infrastructure and Models
- Access Control Solutions and Methodology
- Software Development Security
- Operations Security
- Physical Security
- Encryption/Decryption Technology
- Telecommunications, Network and WAN Security
- Business Continuity Preparedness
CISSP-ISSAP Accredited Secure IT Architecture Consulting Assistance
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP qualified IT architecture engineers are experts who have earned ISSAP status as a result of thorough examination and significant work with information security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential represents proven mastery in the most complex demands of IS security architecture within the wider field of information system security knowledge required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your business with all phases of secure network architecture including.
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- Access Control Mechanisms and Methodologies
- Telecom and System Infrastructure Security
- Cryptography Solutions
- Needs Analysis and Security Guidelines
- Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
- Hardware Security
CISA Accredited IS Security Auditing Consulting Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a prestigious achievement that represents mastery in network security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants pass an extensive test given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA security audit specialists are available to help your business in the areas of:
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- IS Audit Process
- IT Enforcement
- Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle
- Information Technology Support
- Safeguarding Information Resources
- Disaster Recovery Planning
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The CRISC program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's ability to design, deploy, and support IS controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to create and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-certified IT risk mitigation engineers offer a range of risk assessment services including:
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- Collect information and study documentation to evaluate significant vulnerabilities
- Identify statutory, regulatory, and business requirements and organizational policies associated with your network to assess their potential impact on your strategic goals
- Identify potential threats for your business workflows to help in analyzing your corporate risk
- Develop a risk awareness initiative and conduct seminars to ensure your stakeholders appreciate IT risk so they can contribute to your risk control process
- Connect key risk scenarios to related business processes to help assign risk ownership
- Determine risk appetite with executive management and major stakeholders to ensure they align
GIAC Qualified IS Security Engineering Services
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GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of network security professionals. GIAC's goal is to assure that a certified professional has the skills necessary to provide services in critical categories of system, data, and application program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and government organizations throughout the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-qualified IS security audit specialists are available to assist your company in the areas of:
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To find out how to access a Progent security consultant for online or onsite help in Minnesota, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Remote Network Support.