Cisco VPN ConsultantsCisco's security solutions for small to mid-sized companies provide a comprehensive range of easy-to-manage security products and technologies to help you to secure your entire connectivity environment. Cisco's rich product line of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies includes routers, switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, IDS, and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's seasoned support staff includes veteran professionals with Cisco's CCIE certification who can assist your organization to select and deploy Virtual Private Network and protection technologies that work best with your environment.

Cisco Virtual Private Networks
Cisco offers multiple alternatives for implementing a VPN solution, so you can choose the option that best fits your operational requirements. You can set up both remote access and office-to-office Virtual Private Networks with IOS Software, through utilities and Advanced Integrated Module encryption boards, or with physical devices, such as a VPN concentrator, router, ASA firewalls with Firepower, or dedicated Virtual Private Network server for dial-up functions. All Cisco VPN solutions are simple to integrate and manage and provide the flexibility to evolve with your changing operational requirements.

Components Included in Cisco's Security Technology
Cisco has a comprehensive line of products designed for preventing stealing data, virus and worm infections, Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, and other threats to your network. Classifications and products include:

Safe Connectivity

  • Virtual Private Network appliance (Cisco Virtual Private Network access concentrators and clients): Devoted physical unit or software mechanism for setting up and managing Virtual Private Networks
  • Catalyst and Cisco Nexus Switch controlled: Identity-focused features incorporated into switches
  • Cisco Router based: Virtual Private Network functionality incorporated into Cisco routers
  • Expanded perimeter security
  • Cisco PIX or ASA Firewall appliance: Dedicated silicon or software device to allow or block connectivity to the network or applications
  • Router controlled: Firewall features designed into routers
Penetration Defense
  • Network-attached appliance (Cisco Security Agent): Dedicated physical unit or program for detecting attacks inside the company network
  • Host-based software (Cisco Security Agent): Dedicated physical unit or software for detecting, mitigating, and documenting penetrations on hosts
  • Cisco Firewall sensor: Sensor built into a firewall to sense and document intrusions at the network public/private edge
  • Cisco Catalyst sensor: Sensing capability built into a Catalyst switch to detect and report attacks at the switch
  • Cisco Router sensor: Sensor within a switch to sense and document penetrations at the router
Identity Services
  • ACS utilizing RADIUS and TACACS authentication: Central user access management mechanism for user authentication, authorization, and accounting from an easy-to-use web utility
Secure Device Management and Policy
  • Cisco Security Manager: Scalable solution to provision configuration and security policies for Cisco firewalls, VPNs, and IPS

How Progent Can Help You with Cisco Security Products
Cisco CCIE Security ConsultantsProgent can provide a certified CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional to assist you to select, integrate, and maintain Cisco security technology. Progent's CISM and CISSP security professionals can show you how to design protection into your business processes. Progent can assist you to develop a written security plan to define precise policies, deploy monitoring and auditing software, create and implement a protected connectivity infrastructure that includes technology from a variety of network companies, offer MS ISA 2006 Server support and Forefront TMG configuration help, and recommend procedures to optimize the protection of your network. Progent's security consulting is available to help you implement a firewall, set up safe remote and mobile access to messaging and business information, and implement or troubleshoot VPNs.

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