Business networks in Louisiana can depend on prompt and affordable remote help from Progent's qualified security consultants to assist with urgent security problems. Rates are affordable, billing is per minute, engagement is immediate, and service is world class. Progent also offers assistance for complex projects that requires the services of senior security consultants with high-level industry credentials.

In case your Louisiana small business is situated away from major urban areas including New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Metairie, or Lafayette, support from nearby qualified security consultants is often problematic when you have an urgent situation. This can result in a drop in income for your company, upset clients, unproductive employees, and defocused executives. By calling Progent, you have access to a qualified security engineer ready to deliver help whenever you need it to get your system on line and restore your information.

Progent can help you in all your efforts to defend your network with support services that ranges from network security audits to creating a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides economical service to help small and midsize companies to design and maintain safe IT environments powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco technology and that can include servers and desktops running UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X platforms as well as BYOD clients with Apple iOS handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam filtering and protection from e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that uses the services and infrastructure of top data security companies to deliver centralized management and comprehensive protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a further level of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's security engineers are available remotely or in person to provide a range of urgent or project-based computer security services including:

  • Perform comprehensive security evaluations
  • Clean up quickly after attacks
  • Install firewalls from multiple vendors
  • Implement secure techniques for remote and mobile access
  • Deploy effective applications for automatic defense against viruses, spam and DHAs
  • Develop a comprehensive security plan with 24x7 security monitoring
  • Offer comprehensive Help Desk Call Center Services
  • Develop a practical data backup and recovery solution based on Microsoft DPM backup technology
If your network has an immediate need for computer security help, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Support.

Progent's support professionals can deliver world-class services in vital fields of system protection that include analysis, firewalls and VPN, and advanced security planning.

System Evaluation
Progent's certified security engineers can evaluate the strength of your existing computer security systems by performing exhaustive remote automated analysis via advanced software tools and tested procedures. Progent's skill in administering this service saves your company time and money and assures an objective picture of system vulnerability. The knowledge your IT organization gains can make up the basis of a security strategy that will allow your information system to operate dependably and adapt quickly to new threats.

Automated Vulnerability Analysis
Progent provides consulting in the use of security testing utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and GFI LANguard NSS for economically performing a variety of programmed network auditing checks to uncover possible security problems. Progent has broad knowledge of other network auditing utilities including NMAP, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye, as well as tools such as SolarWinds, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to make sense of testing reports and react appropriately.

Progent can show you how to design protection into your business operations, configure auditing applications, plan and deploy a protected system architecture, and suggest policies to maximize 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 VPN. Learn more concerning Progent's automated security audits.

Security Inventory Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory and evaluation bundles designed to enable small businesses to get an objective security assessment from an accredited security engineer. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs a comprehensive examination of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewall to uncover potential risks in the security profile you present to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a certified security professional executes a system scan from a secure computer inside your firewall to uncover your exposure to internal attacks. Both security inventory services are set up and run from a protected remote location. The project is overseen by a consultant with top security credentials and who produces a report that summarizes and analyzes the data collected by the scan and suggests cost-effective improvements if called for.

Network Intrusion Testing Consulting
Stealth penetration testing is an important part of any comprehensive network security strategy. Progentís security professionals can run extensive intrusion checks without the knowledge of your organization's internal network support resources. Unannounced penetration checking uncovers whether existing security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection warnings and event history monitoring are properly set up and actively checked. Find out more about Progent's stealth penetration analysis consulting.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Expertise
Progent's expertise in security solutions includes extensive familiarity with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network technology offered by multiple vendors including Cisco, Microsoft, and Juniper. Progent can provide the services of engineers who have earned key networking certifications including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Configuration and Debugging
The current Cisco ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver significantly more bang for the buck than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for all new installations. Following Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole line of Cisco ASA 5500-X devices can be configured to support Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most popular intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring enhanced features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can help you to maintain your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls and migrate to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your business to design, integrate, tune, manage and troubleshoot firewall environments based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See additional information about ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services integration and troubleshooting support.

Cisco Security and VPN Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and offsite connection products offer a full range of easy-to-administer security solutions to help protect your local and remote network infrastructure. Cisco's Virtual Private Network line features routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes experienced specialists with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP qualifications who can help your business to select Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that fit best with your company objectives. Find out additional information about Progent's Support Services for Cisco Security Technology and Virtual Private Network Products.

Support Services for Other Firewall and VPN Technology
Progent offers small and mid-size companies professional support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN products from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper, and Symantec. Progent can help you create a comprehensive security strategy and choose appropriate technologies from multiple vendors to achieve your security goals while sticking within your budget limits.

Expert Network Security Design
Every company ought to have a thoroughly considered security program that incorporates both pre-attack procedures and reaction planning. The pre-attack strategy is a set of procedures designed to reduce security weaknesses. The reactive strategy helps your company's IT security engineers to assess the damage caused by a security penetration, fix the damage, document the event, and get business functions running as soon as feasible.

Progent's expert information security engineers can to help your business to perform a full risk assessment and create a computer security plan to establish security processes and mechanisms to mitigate future assaults and threats.

CISM Qualified Network Security Support Services
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) organization defines the basic competencies and worldwide standards of skill that information security professionals are required to learn. It provides executive management the confidence that those who have earned their CISM certification have the experience and capability to provide efficient security management and consulting consulting. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM qualified security consultants to assist businesses with:

  • Network Security Strategies
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Network Security Program Management
  • Information Security Management
  • Recovery Management
Read more details about Progent's CISM IS Security Engineering Services.

CISSP Certified Security Engineering Support
CISSP certification recognizes mastery of a worldwide standard for network security. ANSI has granted certification accreditation in the field of information protection stipulated by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers the services of security professionals who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified expert to help your organization in a broad range of security fields including:

  • Security Administration Procedures
  • Security Infrastructure and Models
  • Access Management Systems and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Site Security
  • Data Encryption Mechanisms
  • Telecom, Network and WAN Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Find out additional details concerning Progent's CISSP-certified Security Consulting Professionals.

ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Engineering Support
Progent's ISSAP qualified system architecture engineers are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP Certification as a result of rigorous testing and extensive work with information security design. The ISSAP credential represents demonstrated mastery in the more complex demands of IS security architecture within the wider scope of information system security expertise required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can help your business with all aspects of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Management Systems and Methodologies
  • Telecom and System Infrastructure Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Options
  • Needs Analysis and Security Guidelines
  • Business Continuity Planning and DRP
  • Physical Security
Learn more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Support Professionals.

CISA Certified Information System Security Auditing Engineering Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a prestigious achievement that indicates expertise in network security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation requires that consultants pass a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA security audit consultants can help your company with:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • Information Technology Administration
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle
  • IT Service Delivery
  • Protecting Data Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Read more information concerning Progent's CISA Qualified IS Security Auditing Consulting Assistance.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's skills to design, deploy, and maintain IS control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to create and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk mitigation experts offer a range of risk identification services including:

  • Collect information and study documentation to identify major vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, regulatory, and business mandates and organizational policies related to your information system to determine their potential influence on your business objectives
  • Point out potential vulnerabilities for your business workflows to help in analyzing your enterprise risk
  • Create a risk awareness initiative and provide training to make sure your organization understand IT risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
  • Match key risk vectors to your associated business processes to help determine risk ownership
  • Validate risk tolerance with your senior management and major stakeholders to ensure they are in agreement
Find out more details about Progent's CRISC Consultants.

GIAC Qualified IS Security Consulting Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security professionals. GIAC's goal is to make sure that an accredited security consultant has the skills appropriate to provide services in vital areas of system, information, and software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC security audit engineers are available to help your IT organization with:

  • Auditing Perimeters
  • Security Incident Handling
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web Application Security
  • SIEM solutions
Read more details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Talk to a Certified Security Expert
To find out how to get in touch with a certified Progent security engineer for online or on-premises help in Louisiana, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Network Support.

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