Cisco VPN ConsultantsCisco's security technologies for small to medium size companies offer a comprehensive range of easy-to-manage security devices and utilities to help you to safeguard your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's rich catalog of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions includes routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS), and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's expert consulting engineers includes experienced professionals with Cisco's CCIE credentials who can help your company to choose and deploy Virtual Private Network and security solutions that align best with your environment.

Cisco Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
Cisco offers several options for configuring a Virtual Private Network system, so you can select the approach that best fits your business needs. You can install both remote access and office-to-office VPNs with Cisco IOS Software, through utilities and AIM encryption boards, or with physical appliances, such as a Virtual Private Network concentrator, router, Cisco ASA firewalls with Firepower, or dedicated Virtual Private Network processor for dial-up services. All Cisco VPN solutions are simple to integrate and manage and offer the flexibility to grow with your changing operational requirements.

Components Included in Cisco's Protection Solution
Cisco offers a comprehensive line of security offerings designed for stopping information theft, virus infections, Denial of Service attacks, and other dangers to your network. Classifications and products include:

Safe Access

  • Virtual Private Network appliance (Cisco VPN concentrators and clients): Dedicated physical unit or software mechanism for setting up and administering VPNs
  • Catalyst and Nexus Family Switch controlled: Identity-focused functions incorporated into switches
  • Cisco Router controlled: VPN features incorporated into Cisco routers
  • Extended perimeter protection
  • Cisco PIX or ASA Firewall appliance: Devoted silicon or software mechanism to allow or deny access to the infrastructure or processes
  • Cisco Router controlled: Firewall functions integrated into Cisco routers
Penetration Defense
  • Network-based device (Cisco Security Agent): Devoted physical unit or software for uncovering attacks within the company network
  • Host-based software (Cisco Security Agent): Devoted hardware or program for finding, remediating, and documenting penetrations on hosts
  • Firewall sensor: Sensor built into a Cisco firewall to detect and report attacks at the system perimeter
  • Catalyst Switch sensor: Sensor incorporated into a switch to find and document intrusions at the switch
  • Cisco Router sensor: Sensing capability incorporated into a switch to detect and document penetrations at the router
Identity Services
  • Access Control Server using RADIUS and TACACS: Centrally provisioned user access management framework for authentication, permission, and accounting from an easy-to-use web utility
Safe Device Management and Policy
  • Cisco Security Manager: Scalable mechanism for configuration and policies for Cisco firewalls, VPNs, and IPS

How Progent Can Help You with Cisco Security Products
Cisco Certified CCIE Security ConsultantsProgent can provide a certified CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to help you to choose, integrate, and support Cisco security technology. Progent's CISM and CISSP security professionals can show you how to build protection into your company's operations. Progent can help you to create a documented security plan to define clear policies, deploy monitoring and auditing utilities, design and install a secure network architecture that incorporates products from a variety of vendors, provide MS Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) 2006 Server consulting services and Forefront TMG 2010 integration, and advise you about steps to maximize the safety of your infrastructure. Progent's security consulting can help you implement a PIX or ASA firewall, design safe remote connectivity to email and business information, and implement or repair Virtual Private Networks.

Integration of Cisco and Third-party Security Technology
Progent offers expertise in firewall and VPN products from all major vendors and can help you integrate Cisco technology with additional security solutions to help you build a cost-effective network infrastructure that provides a level of security and flexibility appropriate for your business. Third-party firewall and VPN support services available from Progent include:

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