Company computer networks in Connecticut now have prompt and economical remote technical support from Progent's accredited security engineers to fix critical security issues. The cost is competitive, charges are per minute, sign-up is fast, and support is unbeatable. Progent also offers help for complex engagements that requires the knowledge of senior security engineers with high-level security certifications.

If your Connecticut office is based some distance from larger urban areas such as Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford, or Stamford, support from nearby qualified security experts is often limited when you have an urgent situation. This could mean a drop in income for your business, upset customers, idle employees, and defocused management. By contacting Progent's online services, you can get in touch with a qualified security consultant who can provide help when you require it to keep your computer network on line and recover your information.

Progent can assist you in your efforts to guard your network with services that can range from network security audits to creating a company-wide security plan. Progent provides economical support to help small and midsize companies to configure and manage secure networks based on Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that can include computers running UNIX or Linux platforms plus BYOD clients with Apple iPhones and iPads or Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam blocking and defense against email-borne assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that incorporates the technology of leading information security companies to deliver web-based management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to external threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance provides a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter.

Progent's certified experts are accessible online or in person to offer a range of urgent or longer-term computer security services which include:

  • Perform extensive network security audits
  • Recover promptly after attacks
  • Install and troubleshoot firewalls
  • Implement secure techniques for offsite and mobile access
  • Install advanced utilities for defense against spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Develop a comprehensive security strategy with proactive security monitoring
  • Provide comprehensive Call Center Services
  • Develop an effective network backup and restore strategy centered on Microsoft DPM automated backup technology
If your network has an emergency requirement for IT security support, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Support.

Progent's consultants can deliver advanced services in vital fields of system security that include analysis, firewall and VPN solutions, and advanced security planning.

System Security Evaluation
Progent's certified security engineers can assess the vulnerability of your current computer security implementation by performing comprehensive remote automated analysis via sophisticated software tools and proven techniques. Progent's experience in this testing saves you time and money and offers an objective picture of gaps. The knowledge your IT organization gains can form the basis of a network protection plan that will allow your network to operate dependably and react rapidly to future risks.

Automated Security Evaluation
Progent offers expertise in the application of security evaluation software including MBSA and GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner for economically running a set of automatic network auditing scans to identify potential security vulnerabilities. Progent has extensive knowledge of other security auditing utilities such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus tools like Metasploit, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand audit reports and react appropriately.

Progent can help you design security into your company processes, configure auditing tools, plan and deploy a protected network architecture, and suggest procedures to optimize the security of your network. Progent's security professionals are ready to show you how to set up a firewall, design safe remote access to email and business applications, and integrate virtual private network. Learn additional information on Progent's network security audits.

Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory service bundles designed to allow small businesses to get an objective network security evaluation from a qualified security expert. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert administers an extensive examination of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewall to uncover possible risks in the security posture you present to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert executes a network scan from a secure computer within your company firewall to determine the risk to internal attacks. Both security inventory packages are configured and executed from a secured remote site. The project is managed by a consultant with top security credentials and who produces a document that details and interprets the data collected by the security scan and proposes practical improvements if called for.

Network Intrusion Testing Support Services
Stealth penetration testing is a key component of any comprehensive IT system security plan. Progent’s security professionals can run extensive intrusion checks without the knowledge of your organization's in-house network support resources. Stealth penetration checking shows whether existing security monitoring systems such as intrusion incident alerts and event log monitoring are properly set up and consistently monitored. Find out more on Progent's network penetration testing consulting.

Firewall/VPN Expertise
Progent's expertise in security solutions encompasses extensive familiarity with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology offered by multiple companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent offers the services of engineers who have earned key industry accreditations including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Configuration and Troubleshooting
The latest generation of Cisco ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver significantly more bang for the buck than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for new deployments. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire line of Cisco ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the world's most popular network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring enhanced features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help your company to maintain your existing PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your organization to design, configure, tune, administer and troubleshoot firewall solutions built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Find out additional details about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower configuration and debugging support.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Services
Cisco's security and remote access technology offer a complete line of manageable security products to help safeguard your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN line features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's professional consulting staff includes experienced specialists with Cisco CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who are able to help your company to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security solutions that align best with your business goals. Find out more information concerning Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security Technology and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Support Expertise for Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Products
Progent provides small and mid-size organizations expert support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN products from leading firewall and VPN security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can show you how to create a detailed security strategy and choose appropriate products from a variety of vendors to support your security objectives while staying within your spending restraints.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight portfolio of network management outsourcing services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance and compliance. Managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that incorporates cutting edge behavior analysis tools to guard endpoints and servers and VMs against new malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by traditional signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud resources and provides a single platform to address the complete malware attack lifecycle including filtering, detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows VSS and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer economical multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, device management, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies packaged within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help your business to design and configure a ProSight ESP environment that meets your organization's specific needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security standards. Progent will assist you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that require urgent action. Progent can also assist your company to install and test a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables rapid restoration of critical data, applications and VMs that have become lost or corrupted due to hardware failures, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver advanced expertise to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to recover your critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the technology of top data security companies to deliver centralized control and comprehensive protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall. For more details, visit Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and managed by Progent's network support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hosting solution without a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting provider. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, update, find and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time spent trying to find critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network like recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether you’re making enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you need when you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Network Security Planning
Any company ought to develop a carefully thought out security program that includes both pre-attack processes and reaction plans. The proactive plan is a collection of steps intended to reduce security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy assists your IT security engineers to assess the damage resulting from an attack, fix the system, document the event, and get the IT network running as soon as possible.

Progent's certified information security engineers are available to assist your company to perform a comprehensive vulnerability evaluation and create a network security strategy to establish security processes and controls to mitigate ongoing assaults and threats.

CISM Accredited Network Security Engineering Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) organization describes the basic competencies and international standards of performance that information security managers are required to master. CISM gives business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM certification possess the experience and capability to provide efficient security administration and consulting consulting. Progent offers the services of CISM qualified security professionals to help companies with:

  • Information Security Processes
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Network Security Implementation Management
  • Network Security Administration
  • Response Planning
Read additional information concerning Progent's CISM Qualified IS Security Engineering Services.

CISSP Certified Security Consulting Services
CISSP recognizes mastery of an international standard for network security. The American National Standards Institute has awarded certification accreditation in the area of information protection defined by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers the services of security experts who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified expert to help your organization in a variety security fields including:

  • Security Management Procedures
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Management Solutions and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Cryptography Mechanisms
  • Telecommunications, LAN and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Learn more information concerning Progent's CISSP Accredited Cybersecurity Support Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Accredited Secure Information System Architecture Engineering Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP certified information system architecture professionals are experts who have been awarded ISSAP status through rigorous testing and significant work with network security architecture. The ISSAP credential indicates demonstrated mastery in the more challenging demands of information system security architecture bounded by the broader scope of information security expertise needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your company with all aspects of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Control Systems and Methodologies
  • Telecommunications and Network Infrastructure Protection
  • Encryption/Decryption Options
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Guidelines
  • BCP and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Hardware Security
Find out more details about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure System Architecture Consulting Services.

CISA Qualified Security Auditing Engineering Support
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a prestigious achievement that indicates expertise in information system security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation requires that candidates pass an extensive test administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA security audit consultants can assist your company in the areas of:

  • Information Systems Audit Process
  • IT Administration
  • Systems and Architecture Planned Useful Life
  • Information Technology Support
  • Protecting Information Resources
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Find out more information about Progent's CISA Certified Information System Security Auditing Consulting Assistance.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA to verify a consultant's skills to plan, implement, and support IS controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to create and execute a workplace continuity strategy that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-qualified network risk mitigation engineers offer a variety of risk assessment services including:

  • Gather information and review documentation to evaluate significant vulnerabilities
  • Identify legal, regulatory, and business mandates and organizational policies related to your network to assess their potential impact on your business goals
  • Point out possible vulnerabilities for your business processes to help in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Create a risk awareness program and conduct training to ensure your organization appreciate IS risk so they can contribute to your risk control program
  • Match key risk vectors to your associated operational processes to help assign risk ownership
  • Determine risk tolerance with your senior management and major stakeholders to make sure they match
Get additional information about Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts.

GIAC Certified IS Security Consulting Support
GIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security experts. GIAC's goal is to ensure that an accredited professional possesses the skills appropriate to deliver services in critical categories of network, data, and program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC-certified network security audit experts can assist your company in the areas of:

Read more information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Get in Touch with a Certified Security Specialist
To learn how you can contact a certified Progent security consultant for remote or onsite support in Connecticut, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Network Support.

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