Business networks in the state of Massachusetts can depend on fast and affordable online technical support from Progent's certified network security support specialists to fix complex security problems. Rates are affordable, charges are per minute, engagement is fast, and service is unbeatable. Progent also provides assistance for long-term engagements that requires the knowledge of senior security consultants with high-level security credentials.

If your Massachusetts business is located outside of more populated metropolitan neighborhoods including Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, or Cambridge, access to nearby qualified network security engineers may be problematic during a security disaster. This could mean a drop in revenue for your company, upset clients, unproductive employees, and distracted executives. By utilizing Progent's remote support, you can get in touch with a certified security consultant ready to deliver expertise when you require it to get your information system operating and recover your information.

Progent can assist you in all your efforts to protect your network with support that can range from security audits to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides affordable support to help businesses of all sizes to design and manage safe networks powered by Windows and Cisco products and that can include servers and desktops running UNIX or Linux platforms plus mobile clients with Apple iOS handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam blocking and defense against e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption solution that uses the technology of top data security companies to provide centralized management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter.

Progent's security engineers are available remotely or in person to offer a range of urgent or longer-term IT security services including:

If your business has an emergency need for IT security help, refer to Progent's Emergency Remote Network Support.

Progent's support professionals offer world-class services in vital fields of network security that include analysis, firewall/VPN support, and advanced security planning.

System Security Audits
Progent's expert security engineers can assess the strength of your existing network protection environment through comprehensive remote automated testing via advanced software tools and proven procedures. Progent's experience in administering this testing saves you consulting fees and offers a detailed picture of gaps. The knowledge your business gains can make up the basis of a security plan that can permit your network to run dependably and adapt rapidly to new risks.

Automated Network Security Evaluation
Progent offers expertise in the application of security testing utilities such as Microsoft's MBSA and GFI LANguard NSS for economically running a variety of automatic system testing scans to identify potential security weaknesses. Progent has broad experience with additional network auditing tools including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye, plus utilities like SolarWinds, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand audit reports and react appropriately.

Progent can show you how to build security into your company operations, install auditing software, define and implement a protected network environment, and suggest procedures to maximize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are ready to help you set up a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and data, and integrate virtual private network. Find out additional information on Progent's network security analysis.

Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory service bundles designed to allow small companies to receive an independent network security evaluation from a qualified security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs a comprehensive examination of your network from beyond your company firewall to uncover potential risks in the security profile you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Scan, a security expert executes a network scan from an authorized computer inside your firewall to evaluate your exposure to internal threats. The two security inventory services are configured and run from a secured remote location. The process is overseen by a consultant who has earned top security credentials and who produces a report that summarizes and interprets the information collected by the security scan and suggests cost-effective improvements if called for.

Stealth Penetration Testing Support Services
Stealth intrusion testing is a key part of any comprehensive IT system security plan. Progentís security professionals can run extensive penetration checks without the awareness of your company's internal IT staff. Stealth penetration testing shows whether current security defense tools such as intrusion incident warnings and event history analysis are properly configured and consistently checked. Learn more concerning Progent's stealth penetration analysis support services.

Firewall/VPN Solutions
Progent's background in network security technology encompasses extensive field work with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network products from a variety of vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent can provide the services of engineers who have earned important industry accreditations such as CCIE and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Firewalls Integration and Troubleshooting
The current ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide 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 new deployments. After Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire family of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to support Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most popular intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide enhanced capabilities including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIE network consultants can help your company to manage your current PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances and upgrade to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer remote and on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your company to design, integrate, optimize, administer and troubleshoot firewall environments based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See additional information about Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and debugging services.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Services
Cisco's security and offsite access technology provide a comprehensive range of easy-to-administer security solutions to help protect your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's Virtual Private Network line features routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's professional consulting staff includes experienced engineers with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP qualifications who are able to help your company to select Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that fit most closely with your business objectives. Read more information concerning Progent's Support Services for Cisco Security Technology and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Consulting Expertise for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Products
Progent offers small and mid-size companies professional support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN products from leading firewall and VPN security vendors including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can help you design a comprehensive security plan and select the right products from multiple suppliers to support your security goals while sticking within your budget limits.

Expert Network Security Consulting
Every business ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both pre-attack procedures and reaction planning. The pre-attack plan is a set of steps designed to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy assists your security engineers to assess the damage resulting from a security penetration, repair the system, document the event, and get business functions running as quickly as possible.

Progent's expert IS security consultants can to assist you to perform a complete vulnerability evaluation and define a company-wide security strategy to establish security policies and mechanisms to mitigate ongoing attacks and threats.

CISM Certified Information Security Consulting Expertise
The CISM organization defines the basic capabilities and global standards of performance that information security managers are required to master. It provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have qualified for their CISM certification possess the background and capability to deliver effective security management and support services. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM qualified security professionals to assist companies with:

  • Network Security Strategies
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Information Security Program Management
  • Information Security Management
  • Response Management
Find out more information about Progent's CISM Accredited IS Security Support Services.

CISSP Accredited Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP denotes expertise with an international 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 can provide the services of security experts who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your organization in a broad range of security areas including:

  • Security Administration Procedures
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Management Solutions and Processes
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Technology
  • Telecom, LAN and WAN Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Learn more details about Progent's CISSP Qualified IS Security Consulting Professionals.

ISSAP Certified Secure System Architecture Consulting Services
Progent's ISSAP qualified information system architecture engineers are consultants who have earned ISSAP status as a result of rigorous examination and significant work with information security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) certification indicates proven mastery in the most in-depth requirements of information system security architecture bounded by the wider field of information system security knowledge needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can help your business with all aspects of architecture security such as.

  • Access Management Systems and Methodologies
  • Telecom and Network Protection
  • Data Encryption Solutions
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Guidelines
  • BCP and DRP
  • Hardware Security
Find out more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Professionals.

CISA Certified Network Security Auditing Engineering Assistance
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a globally recognized qualification that signifies mastery in information system security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation has consultants undergo an extensive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA security audit experts are available to assist your business with:

  • IS Audit Process
  • IT Administration
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Protecting Information Resources
  • Business Continuity Planning
Find out the details concerning Progent's CISA Qualified Network Security Auditing Consulting Assistance.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's skills to design, deploy, and support IS controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to create and carry out a business continuity plan based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk management consultants can provide a range of risk assessment services such as:

  • Gather data and study documentation to evaluate significant risk scenarios
  • Inventory statutory, industry, and contractual mandates and company standards related to your information system to assess their possible influence on your strategic goals
  • Identify possible threats for your operational workflows to help in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Create a risk awareness program and conduct training to make sure your stakeholders appreciate IT risk so they can assist with your risk control program
  • Connect identified risk vectors to related operational processes to help assign risk ownership
  • Validate risk tolerance with executive leadership and key stakeholders to make sure they are in agreement
Read the details about Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts.

GIAC Qualified Security Consulting Expertise
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the skill of IT security engineers. GIAC's goal is to verify that a certified security consultant possesses the skills needed to provide support in key areas of system, data, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC-qualified information security audit consultants are available to assist your company with:

Learn additional information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact a Progent Security Specialist
To learn how to get in touch with a security engineer for online or on-premises assistance in Massachusetts, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Network Help.

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