Cisco Security Consulting FirmCisco's security technologies for small to medium size companies provide a comprehensive set of manageable security devices and utilities to allow you to protect your entire connectivity environment. Cisco's rich catalog of protection and VPN solutions includes routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, IDS, and VPN concentrators. Progent's seasoned consulting staff includes veteran consultants with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP credentials who can help your organization to select and integrate VPN and protection technologies that align optimally with your environment.

Virtual Private Networks
Cisco offers multiple alternatives for implementing a VPN solution, so you can select the approach that most closely aligns with your business needs. You can install both remote connectivity and site-to-site Virtual Private Networks with Cisco IOS Software, with software and Advanced Integrated Module (AIM) encryption cards, or with hardware appliances, such as a VPN access concentrator, router, Cisco ASA firewalls with Firepower Services, or dedicated Virtual Private Network processor for dial-up services. All Cisco VPN solutions are simple to integrate and manage and offer the versatility to grow along with future operational requirements.

Components Associated with Cisco's Security Solution
Cisco offers a comprehensive catalog of security offerings aimed at stopping information theft, virus and worm outbreaks, Denial of Service attacks, and other threats to your system. Categories and security products include:

Safe Access

  • Virtual Private Network device (Cisco VPN access concentrators and clients): Devoted physical unit or software mechanism for configuring and managing Virtual Private Networks
  • Catalyst and Cisco Nexus Family Switch controlled: Identity-focused features incorporated into switches
  • Router based: Virtual Private Network features incorporated into routers
  • Extended perimeter security
  • Cisco PIX or ASA Firewall: Devoted hardware or software mechanism to allow or deny connectivity to the infrastructure or processes
  • Router based: Firewall functions designed into Cisco routers
Penetration Protection
  • Network-attached appliance (Cisco Security Agent): Devoted hardware or program for uncovering intrusions within the company network
  • Host-based software (Cisco Security Agent): Dedicated hardware or software for finding, remediating, and reporting attacks on hosts
  • Cisco Firewall sensor: Sensor incorporated into a firewall to find and document penetrations at the network perimeter
  • Cisco Catalyst sensor: Sensor incorporated into a Cisco switch to find and document penetrations at the switch
  • Router sensor: Sensor built into a switch to sense and report intrusions at the router
Identity Services
  • Access Control Server utilizing RADIUS and TACACS authentication: Central user access management framework for authentication, permission, and accounting from an easy-to-use web utility
Secure Management and Policy
  • Cisco Security Manager: Scalable mechanism for configuration and security policies for Cisco firewalls, VPNs, and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)

How Progent's Consultants Can Assist You with Cisco Security Solutions
Cisco Certified CCIE Security ConsultantsProgent can provide a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or certified CCNP to assist you to choose, integrate, and support Cisco security solutions. Progent's CISA and ISSAP security consultants can show you how to design security into your business processes. Progent can help you to produce a written security plan to define clear security policies, install monitoring and auditing software, create and implement a secure connectivity infrastructure that incorporates products from diverse network companies, provide Microsoft ISA 2006 Server consulting and Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway configuration help, and recommend procedures to maximize the protection of your network. Progent's security expertise can help you configure a firewall, design safe remote and mobile access to email and corporate information, and install or troubleshoot VPNs.

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