Small business IT networks in the state of Alaska can have fast and economical remote access to Progent's certified security support specialists to fix complex security issues. Rates are competitive, billing is by the minute, engagement is quick, and service is world class. Progent also provides assistance for long-term projects that requires the services of seasoned security engineers with high-level industry credentials.

If your Alaska network is situated away from more populated metropolitan neighborhoods such as Anchorage, Juneau, or Fairbanks, the availability of local qualified network security professionals may be problematic when there's a crisis. This could mean a loss of income for your company, angry clients, unproductive employees, and distracted executives. By contacting Progent, you can get in touch with a qualified security engineer ready to deliver expertise whenever you require it to get your network running and recover your information.

Progent can help you in your initiatives to guard your information system with services ranging from network security audits to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Progent offers affordable service to assist companies of any size to configure and manage secure IT environments powered by Windows and Cisco technology and that may include servers and desktops based on UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems plus mobile users with Apple iOS handhelds or Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam filtering and protection from e-mail-based attacks. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that incorporates the technology of leading data security vendors to provide web-based management and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway device provides a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter.

Progent's security experts are accessible remotely or in person to offer a variety of emergency or project-based computer security services such as:

If your network has an emergency need for computer security help, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Technical Help.

Progent's support professionals offer advanced support in vital facets of network security that include security assessment, firewall and VPN solutions, and high-level security consulting.

System Security Evaluation
Progent's expert security engineers can assess the effectiveness of your existing computer protection environment by performing exhaustive remote automated analysis based on advanced utilities and proven techniques. Progent's skill in administering this service saves your company consulting fees and assures a detailed picture of weaknesses. The information your IT organization gains can be used as the basis of a security plan that will allow your information system to operate safely and adapt quickly to future threats.

Automated Network Security Evaluation
Progent offers consulting in the application of security auditing products 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 weaknesses. Progent has broad knowledge of additional network auditing utilities such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye, as well as utilities like Metasploit, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to make sense of audit reports and react appropriately.

Progent can help you build security into your business operations, install scanning tools, define and deploy a secure system architecture, and suggest policies to optimize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security consultants are available to show you how to set up a firewall, design safe remote connectivity to email and business applications, and integrate virtual private network. Find out more concerning Progent's automated security assessment.

Security Inventory Service Packages for Small Businesses
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory scanning bundles intended to allow small businesses to get an independent security evaluation from a qualified security expert. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security expert runs an extensive examination of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewalled perimeter to uncover potential risks in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, a certified security professional executes a network scan from an authorized machine within your firewall to uncover vulnerabilities to internal attacks. Both security inventory packages are configured and run from a protected external site. The process is overseen by a consultant with top security credentials and who generates a document that details and interprets the data captured by the security scan and suggests practical remediation if appropriate.

Network Penetration Testing Support Services
Stealth penetration checking is a key part of any comprehensive IT system security strategy. Progentís security experts can perform extensive intrusion tests without the knowledge of your organization's internal IT staff. Stealth penetration checking uncovers whether existing security defense systems such as intrusion detection alerts and event history monitoring are correctly configured and consistently monitored. Find out more on Progent's network security penetration testing support services.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent's expertise in security technology includes in-depth familiarity with major firewalls and VPN technology from a variety of companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the support of consultants with important networking certifications such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Configuration and Debugging
The current ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more performance than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for all new deployments. After Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole family of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the world's most deployed network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new capabilities including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIE network consultants can help your company to maintain your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances or upgrade efficiently to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your company to design, deploy, tune, manage and debug firewall environments based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Find out additional information about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower configuration and troubleshooting support.

Cisco Security and VPN Support Services
Cisco's network security and remote access technology offer a comprehensive line of manageable security solutions to help safeguard your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's Virtual Private Network product family features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven specialists with Cisco's CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who can assist your company to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that fit most closely with your company goals. Find out additional information concerning Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security Technology and Virtual Private Network Products.

Support Services for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent provides small and mid-size businesses professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN products from leading firewall and VPN security vendors including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can show you how to create a comprehensive security strategy and choose appropriate technologies from multiple vendors to achieve your security objectives while staying within your budget limits.

Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight family of outsourced network management 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: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes next generation behavior-based analysis tools to defend endpoints as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud resources and offers a single platform to manage the complete threat progression including filtering, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against new threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver affordable in-depth security for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within one agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's specific requirements and that allows you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security standards. Progent will assist you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that call for immediate attention. Progent can also help you to install and test a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and medium-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and enables fast restoration of vital files, applications and VMs that have become lost or damaged as a result of component breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide advanced expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can help you to recover your critical data. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud 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 top information security companies to deliver centralized control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance provides a further level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays within your security perimeter. For more information, visit Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and managed by Progent's network support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client retains ownership of the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting environment without a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied one hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, find and protect information related to your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can save up to 50% of time wasted searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require as soon as you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Network Security Consulting
Any company ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both pre-attack processes and response planning. The proactive plan is a set of steps intended to minimize security weaknesses. The reactive strategy helps your security engineers to assess the impact caused by an attack, fix the system, record the experience, and get business functions operational as rapidly as possible.

Progent's certified IT security consultants are available to assist your company to perform a comprehensive vulnerability evaluation and define a network security strategy to establish security policies and controls to minimize ongoing assaults and dangers.

CISM Certified Security Support Assistance
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee describes the basic competencies and global standards of skill that IT security professionals are required to master. It provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have qualified for their CISM certification have the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security administration and support services. Progent can provide the services of CISM certified security professionals to assist companies with:

  • Network Security Strategies
  • Vulnerability Management
  • IS Security Implementation Management
  • Information Security Management
  • Recovery Management
Find out more information concerning Progent's CISM Accredited Security Engineering Services.

CISSP Certified Security Engineering Services
The CISSP credential recognizes mastery of an international standard for data security. ANSI has granted certification accreditation in the field of information security defined by ISO/IEC 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 enterprise in a broad range of security fields such as:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Control Systems and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Cryptography Technology
  • Telecom, Network and WAN Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Learn additional information about Progent's CISSP Accredited Security Support Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure Network Architecture Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP certified system architecture engineers are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP Certification through rigorous examination and significant work with network security architecture. The ISSAP credential represents proven skill in the more complex requirements of information security architecture within the broader scope of information system security knowledge required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can assist your business with all aspects of architecture security including.

  • Access Control Systems and Methodologies
  • Telecom and Network Infrastructure Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Solutions
  • Needs Analysis and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Hardware Security
Learn additional details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Architecture Engineering Professionals.

CISA Accredited Network Security Auditing Engineering Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a recognized qualification that represents mastery in IS security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA-certified information security audit consultants are available to help your company in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Process
  • Information Technology Administration
  • Systems and Architecture Planned Useful Life
  • IT Service Delivery
  • Safeguarding Information Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Learn the details concerning Progent's CISA Certified Network Security Auditing Engineering Support.

CRISC Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and support information system controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to develop and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-qualified network risk management experts offer a range of risk identification services such as:

  • Gather information and review documentation to identify major vulnerabilities
  • Identify statutory, industry, and contractual mandates and company standards related to your network to determine their potential influence on your strategic objectives
  • Point out possible vulnerabilities for your business processes to help in analyzing your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and conduct seminars to ensure your organization understand information system risk so they can assist with your risk management program
  • Match identified risk vectors to related business procedures to help determine risk ownership
  • Determine risk appetite with executive management and key stakeholders to make sure they are in agreement
Get additional information about Progent's CRISC Risk Management Consultants.

GIAC Accredited IS Security Engineering Expertise
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the skill of IT security experts. GIAC's mission is to ensure that an accredited professional possesses the knowledge necessary to deliver services in critical categories of network, information, and application security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC-qualified network security audit consultants are available to assist your company in the areas of:

  • Assessing Security Systems
  • Security Incident Response
  • Traffic Analysis
  • Web Services Security
  • SIEM solutions
Read more details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Get in Touch with a Certified Security Specialist
To find out how you can contact a certified security consultant for remote or on-premises support in Alaska, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Online Computer Support.

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