Small business IT networks in the state of Mississippi can depend on prompt and economical remote help from Progent's qualified security professionals to fix critical security issues. The cost is reasonable, charges are per minute, engagement is immediate, and service is unbeatable. Progent also provides help for long-term engagements that demand the services of senior security engineers with top industry credentials.

If your Mississippi office is outside of more populated urban areas such as Jackson, Gulfport, Biloxi, or Hattiesburg, help from nearby accredited security engineers may be limited when you have a security disaster. This could mean a loss of productivity for your business, angry customers, idle employees, and distracted executives. By contacting Progent, you have access to a qualified security consultant who can provide help when you need it to keep your network running and restore your information.

Progent can help you at any level in your initiatives to defend your IT environment with services that can range from network security checks to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides affordable support to help companies of any size to configure and manage secure networks based on Windows and Cisco technology and that may include computers running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems plus BYOD clients with Apple handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone devices.

Progent can also help you outsource spam filtering and defense against e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that incorporates the technology of leading data security companies to provide centralized control and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter.

Progent's certified engineers are accessible online or on premises to offer a range of emergency or longer-term IT security services which include:

  • Run thorough security audits
  • Recover promptly after attacks
  • Configure hardware and software firewalls
  • Implement secure techniques for remote and mobile connectivity
  • Deploy effective software for automatic protection against viruses, spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Develop a comprehensive security strategy with 24x7 security monitoring
  • Provide comprehensive Help Desk Support
  • Create a practical backup and recovery plan built around Microsoft DPM backup/restore capability
If your business has an urgent need for computer security support, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Support.

Progent's security experts offer world-class support in vital facets of network protection including security assessment, firewall and VPN solutions, and high-level security planning.

System Security Evaluation
Progent's expert security engineers can evaluate the vulnerability of your existing network protection systems through comprehensive remote automated analysis via advanced utilities and proven techniques. Progent's skill in this testing saves your company consulting fees and assures a detailed picture of security holes. The knowledge your IT organization gains can be used as the foundation of a security plan that will allow your network to run safely and react rapidly to future threats.

Automated Security Audits
Progent offers expertise in the use of security auditing utilities including Microsoft's MBSA and LANguard from GFI for affordably running a set of automatic system auditing checks to uncover possible security holes. Progent has broad knowledge of other network analysis utilities such as NMAP, AMAP, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus utilities like Metasploit Framework, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand testing reports and react effectively.

Progent can show you how to design protection into your business processes, configure auditing applications, define and deploy a protected network environment, and recommend procedures to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security professionals are able to show you how to set up a firewall, implement secure remote connectivity to email and data, and integrate virtual private network. Learn additional information about Progent's automated security assessment.

Security Inventory Service Packages for Small Companies
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory and evaluation bundles designed to enable small companies to get an objective network security evaluation from a qualified security consultant. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, an engineer administers a comprehensive test of your IT infrastructure from beyond your company firewall to uncover potential risks in the security profile you present to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer runs a network scan from a secure machine within your firewall to evaluate vulnerabilities to internal attacks. Both security inventory packages are set up and executed from a secured remote site. The process is managed by a consultant with top security credentials and who produces a document that summarizes and interprets the information captured by the scan and proposes cost-effective improvements if called for.

Stealth Intrusion 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 in-house IT resources. Stealth penetration checking uncovers whether current security monitoring tools such as intrusion incident warnings and event history analysis are properly set up and consistently checked. Learn additional information concerning Progent's stealth penetration testing consulting.

Firewall And Virtual Private Network (VPN) Support
Progent's background in network security solutions includes extensive field work with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network products offered by multiple companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent offers the support of engineers who have earned key networking accreditations such as CCIE and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX 500 Firewalls Integration and Troubleshooting
The new ASA 5500-X Series of firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more performance than Cisco's previous firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for all new installations. After Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole line of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most popular intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide powerful new features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help your company to manage your legacy PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls and migrate efficiently 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 assist your company to plan, configure, tune, manage and debug firewall environments built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Find out more information about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and troubleshooting services.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and offsite connection technology provide a complete line of manageable security solutions to help protect your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's VPN line includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN concentrators. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven specialists with Cisco's CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who are able to help your business to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security technologies that align best with your business goals. Read additional information about Progent's Consulting Services for Cisco Security Solutions and VPN Products.

Support Expertise for Other Firewall and VPN Products
Progent provides small and medium size companies professional support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN products from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to design a detailed security strategy and choose appropriate products from a variety of suppliers to achieve your security objectives while sticking within your budget limits.

Certified Network Security Planning
Every company ought to develop a carefully considered security program that includes both proactive processes and reaction plans. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps designed to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy assists your network security engineers to assess the damage caused by a security penetration, repair the damage, document the experience, and get the IT network running as rapidly as feasible.

Progent's expert information security engineers can to assist your business to perform a full vulnerability evaluation and define a computer security plan to implement security processes and mechanisms to minimize future attacks and threats.

CISM Certified Information Security Consulting Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee describes the core competencies and global standards of skill that information security managers are expected to learn. It gives business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM certification have the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security administration and consulting services. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM certified security professionals to help businesses with:

  • Network Security Strategies
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • IS Security Program Management
  • Network Security Management
  • Response Planning
Learn more details concerning Progent's CISM Qualified Network Security Engineering Expertise.

CISSP Qualified Security Consulting Support
CISSP certification denotes mastery of a global standard for network security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has awarded certification recognition in the field of information protection under ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide the services of security experts who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified professional to help your company in a broad range of security fields such as:

  • Security Administration Procedures
  • Security Infrastructure and Models
  • Access Control Systems and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Site Security
  • Data Encryption Technology
  • Telecom, LAN and Internet Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Learn additional details concerning Progent's CISSP Accredited IS Security Support Expertise.

ISSAP Accredited Secure Network Architecture Consulting Support
Progent's ISSAP qualified system architecture professionals are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP status through rigorous testing and significant work with information security design. The ISSAP certification indicates demonstrated competence in the most in-depth requirements of information security architecture bounded by the broader scope of information security expertise required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can assist your company with all aspects of architecture security such as.

  • Access Management Systems and Methodologies
  • Telecom and System Infrastructure Security
  • Data Encryption Options
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Standards
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Hardware Security
Read additional information about Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Expertise.

CISA Accredited Information System Security Auditing Engineering Support
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a recognized achievement that represents expertise in network security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation has consultants pass an extensive examination given by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA security audit experts can help your company with:

  • Information Systems Audit Process
  • IT Enforcement
  • Network Assets and Architecture Lifecycle
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Safeguarding Data Resources
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Learn additional details about Progent's CISA Accredited IS Security Auditing Consulting Expertise.

CRISC Consultants
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and support IS controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to develop and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC network risk management consultants offer a variety of risk evaluation services including:

  • Collect information and review documentation to help identify significant vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, industry, and business mandates and organizational policies related to your information system to determine their possible impact on your business goals
  • Point out possible threats for your operational workflows to assist in analyzing your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and provide seminars to make sure your organization appreciate IT risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
  • Match identified risk vectors to related operational procedures to help assign risk responsibility
  • Determine risk appetite with executive management and key stakeholders to ensure they are in agreement
Get more information about Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants.

GIAC Certified Information System Security Engineering Assistance
GIAC was founded in 1999 to certify the skill of information technology security experts. GIAC's goal is to make sure that a certified security consultant has the knowledge needed to provide support in important areas of system, information, and application security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and government organizations around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-qualified IS security audit specialists can assist your IT organization with:

Find out additional details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Contact a Security Expert
To see how you can get in touch with a Progent security consultant for online or on-premises assistance in Mississippi, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Remote Network Support.

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