Cisco Security and VPN ConsultantsCisco's security and VPN solutions for small to medium size businesses offer a complete range of manageable security products and technologies to allow you to safeguard your entire network environment. Cisco's rich catalog of protection and Virtual Private Network technologies includes routers, switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, IDS, and VPN access concentrators. Progent's expert support engineers includes experienced professionals with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP credentials who can help your company to select and integrate Virtual Private Network and security technologies that work optimally with your environment.

Cisco offers several options for configuring a VPN solution, allowing you to select the option that best fits your operational needs. You can set up both remote connectivity and site-to-site VPNs with IOS Software, with software and Advanced Integrated Module hardware encryption cards, or with hardware devices, such as a VPN concentrator, router, Cisco ASA firewalls with Firepower, or dedicated Virtual Private Network server for dial-up services. All Cisco Virtual Private Network solutions are simple to deploy and manage and provide the versatility to grow with future operational requirements.

Products Associated with Cisco's Protection Solution
Cisco has a comprehensive catalog of security offerings aimed at preventing data theft, virus outbreaks, Denial of Service attacks, and other threats to your network. Classifications and security products include:

Secure Connectivity

  • VPN appliance (Cisco VPN concentrators and clients): Dedicated hardware or software device for configuring and administering Virtual Private Networks
  • Catalyst and Nexus Switch controlled: Identity-based features designed into Cisco switches
  • Cisco Router controlled: Virtual Private Network functionality incorporated into routers
  • Extended perimeter security
  • PIX or ASA Firewall appliance: Devoted hardware or software device to permit or deny connectivity to the network or applications
  • Cisco Router controlled: Firewall capability incorporated into Cisco routers
Intrusion Defense
  • Network-attached device (Cisco Security Agent): Devoted physical unit or program for detecting penetrations inside the company network
  • Host-based software (Cisco Security Agent): Dedicated hardware or program for detecting, remediating, and reporting intrusions on hosts
  • Firewall sensor: Sensor built into a firewall to detect and document intrusions at the system perimeter
  • Cisco Catalyst sensor: Detector built into a switch to sense and report attacks at the switch
  • Cisco Router sensor: Detector within a switch to find and report attacks at the router
Identity Services
  • Access Control Server utilizing RADIUS and TACACS: Central access management mechanism for user validation, permission, and accounting from a web GUI
Secure Device Management and Policy
  • Cisco Security Manager: Expandable solution to provision device configuration and security policies for Cisco firewalls, Virtual Private Networks, and Intrusion Prevention Systems

How Progent's Consultants Can Help Your Company with Cisco Security Technology
Cisco CCIE Network Security SpecialistsProgent can give you access to a certified CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional to assist you to choose, integrate, and support Cisco security solutions. Progent's CISM, CISSP, and ISSAP security specialists can show you how to design protection into your company's operations. Progent can help you to develop a written security strategy to establish clear policies, deploy scanning and tracking software, design and install a protected network infrastructure that incorporates technology from a variety of network companies, offer Microsoft ISA 2006 Server support services and Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010 integration, and advise you about steps to maximize the safety of your infrastructure. Progent's security consulting can help you configure a firewall, design safe remote and mobile connectivity to email and corporate data, and implement or troubleshoot Virtual Private Networks.

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