Cisco Security and VPN Support ServicesCisco's security and VPN solutions for small to medium size companies offer a complete set of easy-to-manage network protection products and technologies to help you to safeguard your entire network infrastructure. Cisco's rich product line of security and Virtual Private Network solutions includes routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and VPN access concentrators. Progent's seasoned support engineers includes veteran professionals with Cisco's CCIE certification who can help your organization to choose and deploy VPN and security technologies that align optimally with your environment.

Cisco Virtual Private Networks
Cisco offers several alternatives for configuring a Virtual Private Network solution, so you can choose the option that best aligns with your business requirements. You can set up both remote connectivity and site-to-site Virtual Private Networks with Cisco IOS Software, through software and Advanced Integrated Module encryption boards, or with physical appliances, such as a Virtual Private Network concentrator, router, Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower, or devoted VPN server for dial-up services. All Cisco Virtual Private Network solutions are simple to integrate and manage and offer the versatility to evolve along with your changing operational requirements.

Products Associated with Cisco's Security Technology
Cisco offers a full catalog of security offerings designed for preventing stealing data, virus and worm infections, Denial of Service (DDoS) assaults, and other dangers to your system. Classifications and security products include:

Safe Connectivity

  • Virtual Private Network device (Cisco Virtual Private Network access concentrators and clients): Dedicated hardware or software mechanism for configuring and administering Virtual Private Networks
  • Catalyst and Cisco Nexus Family Switch based: Identity-focused functions built into Cisco switches
  • Cisco Router controlled: VPN functionality designed into Cisco routers
  • Expanded perimeter security
  • Cisco PIX or ASA Firewall appliance: Dedicated silicon or software device to allow or deny access to the infrastructure or applications
  • Router controlled: Firewall functions built into routers
Intrusion Protection
  • Network-based appliance (Cisco Security Agent): Devoted hardware or software for detecting attacks inside the organization's network
  • Host-based software (Cisco Security Agent): Dedicated hardware or software for detecting, remediating, and reporting attacks on hosts
  • Cisco Firewall sensor: Sensing capability incorporated into a Cisco firewall to sense and report attacks at the network perimeter
  • Cisco Catalyst sensor: Sensing capability incorporated into a switch to detect and report intrusions at the switch
  • Cisco Router sensor: Sensor within a switch to sense and document attacks at the router
Identity Services
  • Cisco Access Control Server (ACS) using RADIUS and TACACS authentication: Centralized user access control framework for authentication, authorization, and accounting from an graphical Web interface
Safe Device Management and Policy
  • Cisco Security Manager: Expandable mechanism for device configuration and policies for Cisco firewalls, VPNs, and Intrusion Prevention Systems

How Progent's Engineers Can Assist Your Company with Cisco Security Products
Cisco CCIE Security ConsultantsProgent can provide a certified CCIE or certified CCNP to help you to select, integrate, and maintain Cisco security solutions. Progent's CISM and CISSP security specialists can show you how to build security into your business processes. Progent can assist you to produce a written security plan to establish clear security policies, deploy monitoring and auditing utilities, design and install a secure network architecture that includes products from a variety of vendors, offer Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration 2006 Server support services and Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway configuration help, and recommend procedures to optimize the protection of your network. Progent's security expertise is available to help you configure a firewall, set up secure remote and mobile access to messaging and corporate data, and install or troubleshoot VPNs.

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