Cisco VPN ConsultantsCisco's security and VPN solutions for small to mid-sized businesses provide a comprehensive range of easy-to-manage network protection devices and utilities to allow you to secure your entire network infrastructure. Cisco's extensive catalog of security and Virtual Private Network solutions features routers, switches, firewalls, IDS, and VPN access concentrators. Progent's expert support staff includes veteran professionals with Cisco's CCIE certification who can assist your company to select and deploy VPN and security technologies that work optimally with your business.

Cisco VPNs
Cisco offers several options for implementing a Virtual Private Network system, allowing you to select the option that most closely fits your operational needs. You can install both remote access and site-to-site Virtual Private Networks with IOS Software, with software and Advanced Integrated Module encryption cards, or with hardware appliances, such as a Virtual Private Network access concentrator, router, ASA firewalls with Firepower Services, or devoted VPN processor for dial-up functions. All Cisco VPN solutions are simple to deploy and manage and provide the versatility to evolve with changing operational needs.

Components Included in Cisco's Protection Technology
Cisco has a comprehensive catalog of products aimed at preventing information theft, virus infections, DDoS assaults, and other threats to your network. Classifications and security products include:

Safe Connectivity

  • Virtual Private Network appliance (Cisco VPN concentrators and clients): Devoted hardware or software mechanism for setting up and administering Virtual Private Networks
  • Catalyst and Cisco Nexus Switch based: Identity-based features incorporated into Cisco switches
  • Cisco Router controlled: Virtual Private Network functionality integrated into routers
  • Expanded perimeter security
  • PIX or ASA Firewall appliance: Dedicated hardware or software device to allow or deny connectivity to the infrastructure or applications
  • Router controlled: Firewall features built into routers
Intrusion Defense
  • Network-based device (Cisco Security Agent): Dedicated hardware or program for uncovering intrusions within the organization's network
  • Host-based software (Cisco Security Agent): Devoted hardware or software mechanism for uncovering, mitigating, and documenting intrusions on hosts
  • Cisco Firewall sensor: Sensing capability built into a Cisco firewall to find and document intrusions at the system perimeter
  • Cisco Catalyst sensor: Detector incorporated into a Cisco switch to detect and document attacks at the switch
  • Router sensor: Sensing capability within a switch to detect and report penetrations at the router
Identity Services
  • Cisco Access Control Server (ACS) utilizing RADIUS and TACACS authentication: Centralized access control framework for authentication, authorization, and accounting from an easy-to-use web utility
Secure Management and Policy
  • Cisco Security Manager: Scalable mechanism to provision configuration and security policies for firewalls, VPNs, and Intrusion Prevention Systems

How Progent's Consultants Can Assist You with Cisco Security Products
Cisco Certified CCIE Security EngineersProgent can provide a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or certified CCNP to help you to select, integrate, and maintain Cisco security solutions. Progent's CISA and ISSAP security specialists can show you how to build protection into your company's processes. Progent can assist you to develop a documented security strategy to define clear security policies, install monitoring and tracking software, design and install a secure connectivity infrastructure that incorporates technology from diverse network companies, offer MS ISA 2006 Server support and Forefront TMG 2010 integration, and advise you about procedures to optimize the protection of your infrastructure. Progent's security consulting can help you configure a firewall, design safe remote connectivity to email and business information, and install or troubleshoot VPNs.

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