Small business networks in Louisiana can now get quick and affordable remote help from Progent's accredited network security consultants to help with urgent security problems. The cost is affordable, billing is per minute, sign-up is quick, and service is unbeatable. Progent also provides assistance for complex projects that requires the knowledge of seasoned security engineers with top security credentials.

If your Louisiana company is away from more populated metropolitan neighborhoods including New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Metairie, or Lafayette, help from nearby qualified network security experts is often problematic when there's a crisis. This could mean lost income for your business, angry clients, idle employees, and distracted executives. By contacting Progent, you can get in touch with a certified security consultant ready to offer help when you have to have it to keep your system on line and salvage your information.

Progent can help you at any level in your efforts to guard your IT environment with support services that ranges from network security checks to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent offers affordable support to assist businesses of all sizes to set up and maintain safe IT environments based on Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that can include computers based on UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X operating systems as well as mobile users with Apple iOS handhelds or Android or Windows Phone devices.

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam blocking and protection from email-borne security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that incorporates the technology of leading data security companies to provide web-based control and world-class protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter.

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

  • Perform comprehensive network security audits
  • Recover promptly after serious security breaches
  • Set up and troubleshoot firewalls
  • Implement secure techniques for remote and mobile connectivity
  • Install advanced utilities for defense against spam and DHAs
  • Develop a comprehensive security plan with proactive monitoring
  • Offer comprehensive Help Desk Call Center Support
  • Help Develop a practical network backup and business continuity strategy centered on Data Protection Manager backup capability
If your company has an emergency need for IT security support, go to Progent's Emergency Online Network Help.

Progent's consultants provide world-class support in vital fields of computer security including security evaluation, firewalls and VPN, and advanced security consulting.

System Security Evaluation
Progent's certified security engineers can evaluate the effectiveness of your existing network security implementation by performing comprehensive remote automated testing based on advanced software tools and proven procedures. Progent's experience in this testing saves you consulting fees and offers a detailed portrayal of gaps. The information your IT organization gains can be used as the foundation of a security plan that can permit your information system to operate safely and adapt quickly to future risks.

Automated Vulnerability Assessment
Progent provides consulting in the application of security testing utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and GFI LANguard for economically running a variety of automatic system auditing checks to uncover possible security holes. Progent has broad knowledge of other network analysis utilities such as NMAP, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye, as well as utilities such as Metasploit Framework, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand audit reports and respond effectively.

Progent can show you how to design protection into your business processes, install auditing applications, plan and implement a secure network architecture, and suggest policies to optimize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security consultants are available to assist you to set up a firewall, implement safe remote access to email and data, and install VPN. Find out more concerning Progent's network security analysis.

Security Inventory Scanning Packages for Small Businesses
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory and evaluation packages designed to enable small companies to receive an impartial security assessment from an accredited security engineer. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer administers a comprehensive test of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewalled perimeter to determine potential risks in the security profile you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs a system scan from an authorized machine inside your company firewall to assess the risk to internal assaults. The two security inventory packages are set up and run from a secured remote site. The process is directed by an engineer with high-level security accreditations and who produces a report that details and analyzes the data captured by the scan and suggests cost-effective improvements if called for.

Network Intrusion Analysis Support Services
Stealth intrusion testing is an important component of any comprehensive IT system security plan. Progent’s security experts can run thorough intrusion tests without the awareness of your organization's internal network support resources. Unannounced penetration checking uncovers whether current security monitoring tools such as intrusion detection warnings and event log monitoring are correctly set up and consistently monitored. Find out more on Progent's network penetration testing consulting.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Support
Progent's background 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 support of consultants with key networking certifications including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Integration and Debugging
The current Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more value than Cisco's earlier firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for all new deployments. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire family of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most popular intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide powerful new features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist you to maintain your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances or migrate to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your business to plan, integrate, optimize, administer and troubleshoot firewall solutions built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See additional details about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower integration and debugging services.

Cisco Security and VPN Consulting Services
Cisco's security and remote access technology represent a full line of manageable security solutions to help safeguard your local and remote network infrastructure. Cisco's Virtual Private Network product family features routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's professional consulting staff includes experienced engineers with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who are able to help your organization to select Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that align best with your business objectives. Read additional information about Progent's Support Services for Cisco Security Technology and VPN Products.

Engineering Services for Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent offers small and mid-size companies professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN technology from major firewall and VPN security companies such as Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can help you design a comprehensive security plan and select the right products from multiple suppliers to achieve your security goals while staying within your budget restraints.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight series of network management outsourcing services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes next generation behavior analysis technology to defend endpoints and physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by legacy signature-matching AV products. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to manage the complete threat lifecycle including blocking, detection, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Key features include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer economical multi-layer security for physical servers and VMs, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint management, and web filtering through leading-edge tools packaged within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's unique needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information protection standards. Progent will assist you define and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alarms that call for immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to install and verify a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and enables rapid recovery of vital data, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted due to component failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as 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 protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can provide advanced expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can assist you to recover your business-critical information. Read more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of top information security vendors to provide web-based control and comprehensive protection for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more details, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.

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 secure fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's network support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hosting environment without a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, update, find and protect data about your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time wasted searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether you’re planning improvements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you require the instant you need it. Learn more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Network Security Design
Any business should have a carefully thought out security program that includes both proactive procedures and reaction plans. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of procedures intended to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan helps your company's network security personnel to assess the impact resulting from an attack, repair the network, document the experience, and get the IT network restored as quickly as feasible.

Progent's certified IT security consultants can to assist you to perform a complete risk evaluation and create a company-wide security plan to implement security processes and mechanisms to reduce future attacks and dangers.

CISM Accredited Network Security Consulting Expertise
The CISM committee describes the core capabilities and worldwide standards of skill that IT security managers are expected to master. It provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have qualified for their CISM credential possess the background and capability to provide effective security management and consulting consulting. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM qualified security professionals to help businesses with:

  • IS Security Strategies
  • Risk Management
  • IS Security Program Management
  • Information Security Management
  • Response Management
Read more details concerning Progent's CISM Network Security Consulting Services.

CISSP Qualified Security Engineering Expertise
CISSP denotes mastery of a global standard for network security. The American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of information protection defined by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers the services of security consultants who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified expert to help your organization in a variety security areas such as:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Architecture and Models
  • Access Management Systems and Processes
  • Software Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Site Security
  • Data Encryption Mechanisms
  • Telecom, LAN and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Find out more information about Progent's CISSP Information Security Support Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP certified IT architecture engineers are consultants who have earned ISSAP status through thorough examination and significant work with network security architecture. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential indicates demonstrated competence in the more in-depth demands of IS security architecture within the wider scope of IS security knowledge needed for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can help your business with all aspects of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Management Systems and Techniques
  • Telecommunications and System Infrastructure Security
  • Cryptography Options
  • Requirements Evaluation and Security Standards
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Hardware Security
Find out additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure System Architecture Support Professionals.

CISA Certified Security Auditing Engineering Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a recognized qualification that indicates expertise in network security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation has consultants undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA IS security audit engineers can assist your business with:

  • Information Systems Audit Process
  • IT Administration
  • Systems and Architecture Lifecycle Planning
  • Information Technology Support
  • Safeguarding Information Assets
  • Business Continuity Planning
Learn more information about Progent's CISA Certified Network Security Auditing Engineering Services.

CRISC Experts
The CRISC program was established by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's skills to plan, implement, and support information system controls to mitigate risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to develop and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC IT risk management engineers can provide a range of risk identification services such as:

  • Gather information and review documentation to identify major vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, regulatory, and business requirements and company policies associated with your network to assess their potential influence on your strategic goals
  • Identify potential threats for your business processes to assist in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and provide training to make sure your stakeholders appreciate information system risk so they can contribute to your risk control process
  • Connect key risk scenarios to your associated business procedures to help assign risk responsibility
  • Validate risk tolerance with your senior management and key stakeholders to make sure they match
Find out additional information concerning Progent's CRISC Risk Management Consultants.

GIAC Certified Information System Security Engineering Assistance
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of computer security professionals. GIAC's mission is to verify that a certified professional possesses the skills needed to provide services in critical areas of network, data, and application security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-certified information security audit experts are available to help your IT organization with:

  • Assessing Networks
  • Security Incident Response
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web-based Services Security
  • SIEM solutions
Learn more information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Get in Touch with a Certified Progent Security Specialist
To learn how to contact a certified Progent security consultant for online or onsite support in Louisiana, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Remote Computer Support.

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