Cisco VPN Consulting ServicesCisco's security and VPN technologies for small to medium size businesses (SMBs) offer a comprehensive set of easy-to-manage network protection devices and utilities to help you to secure your wired and wireless connectivity environment. Cisco's extensive product line of security and VPN technologies includes routers, switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, IDS, and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's expert support staff includes experienced professionals with Cisco's CCIE credentials who can assist your company to select and deploy VPN and security solutions that work optimally with your environment.

Cisco VPNs
Cisco provides several alternatives for configuring a Virtual Private Network solution, so you can choose the option that best aligns with your operational requirements. You can install both remote access and office-to-office VPNs with IOS Software, through utilities and Advanced Integrated Module encryption cards, or with physical appliances, such as a VPN concentrator, router, Cisco ASA firewalls with Firepower Services, or dedicated VPN processor for dial-up functions. All Cisco VPN solutions are simple to deploy and manage and offer the flexibility to evolve with future operational needs.

Components Included in Cisco's Protection Technology
Cisco has a full line of products aimed at stopping stealing information, virus outbreaks, Denial of Service assaults, and other dangers to your network. Categories and security products include:

Secure Access

  • VPN device (Cisco VPN concentrators and clients): Devoted hardware or software device for setting up and administering Virtual Private Networks
  • Catalyst and Cisco Nexus Family Switch based: Identity-based features built into switches
  • Cisco Router based: Virtual Private Network features incorporated into Cisco routers
  • Extended perimeter protection
  • PIX or ASA Firewall: Dedicated silicon or software mechanism to permit or block access to the infrastructure or processes
  • Router controlled: Firewall capability designed into routers
Intrusion Protection
  • Network-attached device (Cisco Security Agent): Devoted hardware or software mechanism for finding attacks internal to the company network
  • Host-based software (Cisco Security Agent): Devoted physical unit or software for detecting, mitigating, and documenting penetrations on hosts
  • Firewall sensor: Detector built into a Cisco firewall to sense and document attacks at the network perimeter
  • Cisco Catalyst sensor: Detector within a switch to find and document intrusions at the switch
  • Cisco Router sensor: Sensor within a switch to find and document attacks at the router
Identity Services
  • Cisco Access Control Server (ACS) utilizing RADIUS and TACACS authentication: Central access control mechanism for user validation, permission, and accounting from an graphical Web interface
Safe Device Management and Policy
  • Cisco Security Manager: Expandable mechanism for configuration and policies for Cisco firewalls, Virtual Private Networks, and IPS

How Progent's Consultants Can Assist Your Company with Cisco Security Technology
Cisco CCIE Network Security ConsultantsProgent can provide a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or certified CCNP to assist you to choose, integrate, and support Cisco security technology. Progent's CISA and ISSAP security professionals can show you how to build protection into your business operations. Progent can assist you to produce a documented security plan to define precise security policies, install scanning and auditing software, create and implement a secure connectivity infrastructure that incorporates products from a variety of vendors, provide MS ISA 2006 Server consulting services and Microsoft Forefront TMG integration, and recommend procedures to optimize the safety of your infrastructure. Progent's security consulting is available to help you configure a firewall, set up safe remote and mobile connectivity to email and business data, and implement or repair VPNs.

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