Business IT networks in Montana can depend on prompt and affordable remote help from Progent's certified network security engineers to resolve complex security problems. Rates are reasonable, billing is per minute, sign-up is quick, and service is unbeatable. Progent also offers assistance for long-term engagements that requires the services of seasoned security engineers with high-level industry credentials.

In case your Montana office is far from larger urban areas such as Billings, Missoula, or Great Falls, the availability of local qualified security consultants is often limited when you have an emergency. This could mean a drop in productivity for your business, angry customers, unproductive workers, and distracted management. By calling Progent's remote support, you have access to a certified security engineer who can offer assistance whenever you need it to get your computer network on line and recover your information.

Progent can help you at any level in your initiatives to protect your information system with services that can range from network security assessments to creating a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides economical service to assist companies of any size to configure and maintain secure IT environments based on Windows and Cisco technology and that can include servers and desktops running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X platforms plus mobile clients with Apple iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam blocking and defense against email-borne attacks. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that incorporates the services and infrastructure of top data security companies to provide web-based control and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and encryption. The on-premises gateway can also enable Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter.

Progent's certified professionals are available online or on premises to offer a variety of urgent or longer-term network security services including:

  • Perform comprehensive security audits
  • Recuperate promptly after virus and worm attacks
  • Configure firewalls from multiple vendors
  • Configure secure techniques for offsite and mobile access
  • Deploy effective solutions for automatic protection against viruses, spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Develop a comprehensive security strategy with proactive security monitoring
  • Offer outsourced Call Center Services
  • Help Create an effective data backup and recovery solution based on Data Protection Manager backup/restore capability
If your network has an urgent need for computer security support, refer to Progent's Emergency Remote Technical Help.

Progent's consultants offer world-class services in key fields of system security including analysis, firewall and VPN expertise, and high-level security consulting.

Security Audits
Progent's expert security consultants can evaluate the vulnerability of your current computer security environment through comprehensive remote automated testing based on advanced utilities and proven techniques. Progent's experience in administering this service saves you consulting fees and assures an objective portrayal of system vulnerability. The knowledge your business gains can make up the foundation of a network protection strategy that will permit your network to operate dependably and react quickly to future threats.

Automated Network Security Assessment
Progent offers expertise in the application of security auditing software such as MBSA and LANguard from GFI for economically running a set of programmed network testing scans to identify possible security vulnerabilities. Progent has extensive experience with additional network analysis tools including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus utilities like SolarWinds, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to make sense of testing reports and respond effectively.

Progent can show you how to build security into your company processes, configure scanning tools, plan and deploy a secure network environment, and suggest procedures to maximize the security of your network. Progent's security consultants are able to show you how to configure a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and business applications, and integrate virtual private network. Find out more about Progent's network security analysis.

Security Inventory Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory service bundles intended to allow small businesses to receive an independent network security evaluation from a certified security specialist. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, an engineer administers a comprehensive test of your network from outside your company firewall to determine potential risks in the security profile you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer runs a system scan from an authorized machine inside your firewall to evaluate the risk to internal attacks. Both security inventory packages are set up and run from a protected remote site. The process is directed by an engineer who has earned high-level security credentials and who generates a report that summarizes and analyzes the information captured by the scan and proposes cost-effective improvements where appropriate.

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 extensive penetration tests without the awareness of your organization's in-house IT resources. Stealth penetration testing shows whether existing security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection alerts and event log monitoring are properly set up and actively monitored. Learn more on Progent's stealth security penetration testing support services.

Firewalls and VPN Support
Progent's background in network security technology includes extensive familiarity with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products offered by a variety of vendors including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the services of consultants who have earned key networking accreditations such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Configuration and Troubleshooting
The new Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more performance than Cisco's previous firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for all new deployments. Since Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire family of ASA 5500-X devices can be configured to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most deployed network intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring powerful new capabilities such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can assist your company to manage your legacy PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls and upgrade to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer remote and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your organization to design, integrate, tune, administer and debug firewall solutions built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn more details about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services integration and debugging services.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Engineering Expertise
Cisco's security and offsite connection products provide a complete range of easy-to-administer security solutions to help safeguard your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's VPN product family features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's expert consulting staff includes experienced engineers with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who are able to assist your organization to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that fit most closely with your company goals. Learn additional information concerning Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Engineering Expertise for Additional Firewall and VPN Solutions
Progent offers small and mid-size companies professional consulting for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN products from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies including Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can help you create a detailed security plan and choose appropriate technologies from multiple suppliers to support your security goals while staying within your spending limits.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight family of network management outsourcing services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. ProSight 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 utilizes next generation behavior-based analysis technology to guard endpoints and servers and VMs against new malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely evade legacy signature-based AV products. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to address the complete threat lifecycle including blocking, detection, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against new attacks. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer economical in-depth security for physical and virtual servers, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, endpoint control, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's specific requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry data protection standards. Progent will assist you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that call for urgent attention. Progent can also assist you to install and test a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and allows fast recovery of vital data, applications and VMs that have become lost or corrupted as a result of component breakdowns, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver world-class expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can assist you to restore your business-critical information. Read more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of top information security companies to provide web-based management and world-class security for all your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual machine host configured and managed by Progent's network support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the OS software, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting provider. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, find and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSLs or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time wasted looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether you’re making improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you need when you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Network Security Consulting
Any company ought to develop a carefully considered security strategy that incorporates both pre-attack procedures and reaction plans. The proactive plan is a collection of procedures that help to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack plan helps your company's security engineers to assess the impact caused by an attack, repair the damage, document the experience, and get the IT network restored as quickly as possible.

Progent's expert information security engineers are available to help your company to run a full vulnerability evaluation and define a company-wide security plan to establish security processes and controls to mitigate future attacks and dangers.

CISM Certified Network Security Engineering Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) organization describes the core capabilities and international standards of performance that information security managers are required to master. CISM provides executive management the confidence that those who have earned their CISM certification have the experience and capability to deliver efficient security administration and support consulting. Progent offers the services of CISM qualified security consultants to help businesses with:

  • IS Security Strategies
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • IS Security Implementation Management
  • Information Security Management
  • Recovery Planning
Read more details concerning Progent's CISM IS Security Support Expertise.

CISSP Qualified Security Consulting Services
CISSP denotes mastery of a worldwide standard for network security. ANSI has granted certification accreditation in the area of information protection under ISO 17024. Progent can provide the services of security professionals who have qualified for CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified expert to help your business in a variety security areas such as:

  • Security Management Procedures
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Management Systems and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Site Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Technology
  • Telecommunications, LAN and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Learn more information concerning Progent's CISSP Accredited Network Security Support Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP certified system architecture engineers are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification through thorough examination and extensive work with information security architecture. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential indicates proven mastery in the most in-depth requirements of information system security architecture bounded by the wider field of information system security expertise needed for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your business with all aspects of architecture security such as.

  • Access Control Mechanisms and Methodologies
  • Phone System and System Infrastructure Protection
  • Data Encryption Solutions
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning and DRP
  • Hardware Security
Read additional details about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure Network Architecture Engineering Professionals.

CISA Qualified IS Security Auditing Consulting Support
The CISA accreditation is an important qualification that indicates mastery in IS security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation has candidates undergo a comprehensive test given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA information security audit consultants are available to help your business in the areas of:

  • Information Systems Audit Process
  • IT Administration
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Planned Useful Life
  • IT Service Delivery
  • Protecting Data Resources
  • Business Continuity Planning
Find out more information about Progent's CISA Certified Security Auditing Engineering Services.

CRISC Consultants
The CRISC program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's ability to design, deploy, and support information system control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to create and carry out a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC network risk management engineers can provide a range of risk assessment services including:

  • Gather information and review documentation to evaluate significant risk scenarios
  • Inventory legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and organizational standards associated with your network to determine their potential impact on your strategic objectives
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities for your operational workflows to assist in analyzing your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and conduct seminars to make sure your stakeholders appreciate IS risk so they can assist with your risk control program
  • Match key risk vectors to related operational procedures to help determine risk ownership
  • Determine risk tolerance with your senior management and key stakeholders to ensure they match
Read the details concerning Progent's CRISC Risk Management Experts.

GIAC Accredited IS Security Engineering Assistance
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the skill of information technology security professionals. GIAC's mission is to make sure that a certified security consultant has the knowledge needed to provide services in key areas of network, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and institutions around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-qualified information security audit consultants are available to help your company with:

  • Assessing Security Systems
  • Incident Handling
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web Application Security
  • SIEM solutions
Learn more information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact a Certified Progent Security Expert
To see how to contact a Progent security engineer for online or onsite help in Montana, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Computer Help.

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