For immediate online assistance with network security issues, businesses in Houston, TX, have access to world-class expertise by contacting Progent's security professionals. Progent's online support staff is available to provide fast and low-cost assistance with security problems that are impacting the productivity of your information system. Progent's security engineers are certified to provide help for environments powered by Microsoft, Linux, Mac, Sun Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's broad array of consulting services covers firewall expertise, email security, secure network design, and business continuity planning. Progent's technical support team has been awarded the world's most advanced security accreditations including GIAC and Information System Security Architecture Professional.

Progent offers remote security support on a per-minute model without minimum call duration and no extra fees for sign-up or off-hour service. By charging by the minute and by providing top-level support, Progent's pricing model keeps expenses low and eliminates scenarios where quick solutions entail big charges.

Our System Has Been Attacked: What Do We Do?
If you are now experiencing a security emergency, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Computer Help to find out how to get fast aid.

For organizations that have planned beforehand for a security breech, the step-by-step post-attack response model promoted by GIAC is Progent's preferred method of handling a serious security penetration.

Introduction to Security Support Services
Coordinating data security and staying ready for recovering vital data and functions after an attack requires a continual program that entails an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's certified consultants can assist your organization at whatever level in your efforts to safeguard your IT system, ranging from security assessments to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Important technologies covered by Progent's experts include Planning and Prevention, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from E-mail-Borne Attacks.

Planning and Building Secure Networks
Every organization should have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive and responsive activity. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that helps to minimize security gaps. The post-attack plan defines procedures to help security personnel to inventory the damage resulting from a breach, repair the damage, record the experience, and revive network functions as quickly as possible. Progent can advise you how to design security into your company processes. Progent can set up auditing software, create and execute a safe network architecture, and recommend processes and policies that will enhance the safety of your network. Progent's security experts are available to help you to set up a firewall, design protected remote connectivity to e-mail and data, and configure an efficient VPN.

If you are looking for an economical option for outsourcing your network security administration, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Options feature automated online system tracking and immediate resolution of emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to plan, implement, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that comply with government and industry security standards. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration with on-premises Exchange deployments, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent provides skill in recovering networks and computers that have been compromised, are in question, or have stopped working because of a security breach. Progent can help evaluate the damage caused by the attack, return your company to ordinary business operations, and recover information lost owing to the assault. Progent's security specialists can also manage a thorough failure analysis by examining event logs and utilizing other advanced assessment techniques. Progent's experience with security consulting reduces your business disruption and allows Progent to suggest efficient strategies to avoid or contain new assaults.

Zero Downtime Data Backup and Recovery Strategies Centered on Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Data Protection Manager is a ground breaking data backup and recovery solution utilizing fast disk subsystems to optimize availability, performance, and ease of administration. Progent's certified Microsoft Data Protection Manager engineers can help you to develop a practical disaster recovery plan, implement an affordable non-stop IT infrastructure, deploy a Microsoft Data Protection Manager-powered recovery solution, comprehensively test your system, teach your IT personnel or regular service providers how to maintain DPM, or handle extensive IT support outsourcing such as off-site housing of Microsoft Data Protection Manager machines in Progent's secure data center. For details, see System Center Data Protection Manager Consulting and Support Services.

Spam/Virus Filtering Service and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the technology of top information security companies to deliver web-based management and comprehensive protection for your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Special Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's security consultants offer world-class consulting support in vital areas of IT security including:

Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing
Progent provides experience with security evaluation utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for conducting a set of automatic network scans to reveal potential security gaps. Progent has broad skills with these utilities and can help you to understand assessment reports and respond appropriately. Progent's certified security engineers also provide web software testing and can perform expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with major industry security specifications including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection covering stationary wireless equipment as well as portable handsets. Get the details concerning Progent's Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Consulting
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide in-depth consulting expertise for Cisco's complete range of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), protected high-speed and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Find out the details about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Consulting.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Technologies
As well as supporting a broad range of protection technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers companies of all sizes advanced engineering services for security products from other important firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's consultants can provide:

Stealth Penetration Testing Services
Unannounced penetration checking is a key technique for allowing companies to find out how vulnerable their IT environments are to real-world threats by showing how thoroughly network security policies and mechanisms hold up against planned but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by veteran security specialists utilizing the latest hacking methods. Read additional information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager Engineers for Houston, TexasCertified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the basic skills and worldwide standards of service that computer security managers are required to master. CISM offers business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their accreditation possess the experience and knowledge to offer effective security administration and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to help your enterprise in critical security areas including data security governance, vulnerability assessment, information protection program management, and crisis response management.

Get additional information about Progent's CISM Security Support Assistance.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Services
CISSP Qualified System Security Engineers for Houston, TexasProgent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have earned CISSP certification as a result of verified experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of an international standard for information security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included under CISSP include security management practices, security design and test systems, access permission methodology, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

Get additional details about Progent's CISSP Support Expertise.

ISSAP-Qualified Engineers for Secure Network Infrastructure
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Houston, TexasProgent's ISSAP certified security experts are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP status after rigorous examination and significant experience. field experience with information security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess comprehensive understanding of access management mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can assist your company with all aspects of architecture security.

Get the details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Architecture Engineering Services.

CISA Support Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor Consultants for Houston, TexasThe CISA credential is an important qualification that signifies expertise in information system security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation requires that candidates pass an extensive examination overseen by the ISACA professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-certified security consultant trained to assist businesses in the fields of IS audit process, IT governance, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, IT service delivery, safeguarding data assets, and business continuity preparedness.

Learn more details concerning Progent's CISA Support Expertise.

CRISC IT Risk Mitigation Experts
CRISC-certified Network Risk Consultants for Houston, TexasThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's skills to design, deploy, and support information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to create and execute a workplace 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 IT budget. Progent's risk management services are a good fit the support provided by Progent's CISA-qualified consultants for objectively assessing your IT control mechanisms and also with the services of Progent's CISM support professionals for designing company-wide security policies and procedures.

Find out the details about Progent's CRISC IT Risk Management Expertise.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Support Services
Network Security Consultants with GIAC Certification for Houston, TexasGIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to validate the skill of IT security engineers. GIAC's goal is to verify that a certified security consultant has the skills appropriate to provide services in important areas of system, information, and application program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including and the United States NSA. Progent offers the help of GIAC certified consultants for any of the network security disciplines addressed within GIAC accreditation programs such as assessing networks, incident handling, traffic analysis, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

Learn additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact Progent for Network Security Help
If your company is located in Houston or elsewhere in Texas and you want computer security engineering help, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

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