Business computer networks in Montana can have quick and affordable online help from Progent's certified network security experts to fix critical security problems. The cost is affordable, charges are by the minute, engagement is immediate, and service is world class. Progent also offers assistance for long-term engagements that requires the knowledge of senior security engineers with high-level security credentials.

In case your Montana small business is outside of more populated metropolitan areas including Billings, Missoula, or Great Falls, help from nearby certified security professionals could be problematic when you have a crisis. This can result in a loss of income for your company, angry customers, unproductive employees, and distracted management. By contacting Progent's online services, you have access to a certified security consultant ready to deliver expertise whenever you require it to keep your system on line and recover your information.

Progent can help you at any level in your initiatives to guard your network with support services that ranges from security audits to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Progent provides affordable service to help small and midsize companies to design and manage safe IT environments powered by Windows and Cisco technology and that may include computers based on UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X operating systems plus mobile clients with Apple iOS iPhones and iPads or Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also help you outsource spam filtering and defense against e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that uses the technology of leading data security companies to deliver web-based control and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays inside your security perimeter.

Progent's security professionals are available online or on premises to offer a range of urgent or project-based network security services which include:

  • Run comprehensive security audits
  • Clean up promptly after virus and worm attacks
  • Set up hardware and software firewalls
  • Implement safe solutions for remote and mobile access
  • Deploy effective applications for protection against viruses, spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Help create a company-wide security plan with round-the-clock monitoring
  • Offer outsourced Help Desk Call Center Support
  • Create an effective network backup and business continuity solution built around Data Protection Manager (DPM) backup technology
If your company has an urgent requirement for computer security support, refer to Progent's Emergency Remote Technical Help.

Progent's security experts provide world-class support in vital fields of system security including security assessment, firewall and VPN solutions, and advanced security consulting.

Security Evaluation
Progent's expert security consultants can assess the strength of your existing computer security implementation by performing exhaustive remote automated analysis based on advanced software tools and tested procedures. Progent's experience in this service saves your company time and money and assures a detailed picture of gaps. The knowledge your company gains can form the basis of a security strategy that will allow your network to operate dependably and react rapidly to new threats.

Automated Network Security Evaluation
Progent offers expertise in the application of security testing utilities including Microsoft's MBSA and LANguard from GFI for economically performing a set of programmed system testing scans to identify potential security holes. Progent has broad experience with additional security analysis tools including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as utilities like SolarWinds, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand audit reports and react appropriately.

Progent can help you design security into your company operations, install auditing applications, plan and deploy a protected network architecture, and suggest procedures to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security engineers are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, implement secure remote connectivity to email and business applications, and install virtual private network. Learn more on Progent's automated security analysis.

Security Inventory Service Bundles for Small Companies
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory service packages designed to allow small companies to get an independent network security evaluation from a certified security engineer. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer administers a comprehensive examination of your IT infrastructure from beyond your firewalled perimeter to uncover possible 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 an authorized computer within your firewall to assess vulnerabilities to internal attacks. The two security inventory packages are set up and run from a protected external location. The project is directed by a consultant with top security accreditations and who generates a report that summarizes and analyzes the information captured by the security scan and proposes cost-effective improvements where called for.

Network Intrusion Testing Support Services
Stealth intrusion testing is an important component of any comprehensive IT system security strategy. Progentís security professionals can perform extensive penetration checks without the awareness of your company's in-house IT staff. Unannounced penetration testing shows whether current security monitoring tools such as intrusion detection alerts and event log monitoring are properly configured and consistently monitored. Learn more on Progent's stealth security penetration testing support services.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Support
Progent's background in security solutions includes in-depth field work with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products from a variety of vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Juniper. Progent offers the services of engineers with key networking accreditations including CCIE and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Integration and Troubleshooting
The new ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more value than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for all new deployments. After Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole family of Cisco ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most popular network intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide enhanced capabilities including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can assist your company to maintain your legacy PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances or migrate efficiently to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist you to plan, deploy, optimize, administer and debug firewall environments based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read additional information about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and troubleshooting support.

Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Engineering Services
Cisco's network security and remote access technology provide a full range of manageable 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 expert consulting staff includes experienced specialists with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP certifications who are able to help your business to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that align most closely with your business goals. Learn additional details concerning Progent's Support Services for Cisco Security Technology and Virtual Private Network Products.

Engineering Services for Other Firewall and VPN Solutions
Progent offers small and mid-size organizations professional consulting for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN products from leading firewall and VPN security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to design a comprehensive security plan and select the right products from multiple vendors to achieve your security objectives while staying within your spending restraints.

Expert Security Planning
Any company ought to have a thoroughly considered security strategy that includes both preventive procedures and reaction planning. The proactive plan is a collection of mechanisms that help to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy assists your IT security engineers to evaluate the impact resulting from a security penetration, fix the network, document the event, and get the IT network running as rapidly as possible.

Progent's certified IT security consultants can to help you to perform a comprehensive risk evaluation and define a company-wide security plan to establish security policies and controls to reduce ongoing attacks and dangers.

CISM Qualified Security Support Services
The CISM committee defines the core competencies and worldwide standards of performance that IT security managers are expected to learn. It provides business management the confidence that consultants who have qualified for their CISM credential possess the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security management and consulting consulting. Progent offers the services of CISM certified security professionals to help businesses with:

  • Information Security Strategies
  • Risk Management
  • IS Security Implementation Management
  • Information Security Management
  • Response Planning
Find out additional details about Progent's CISM Certified Security Engineering Professionals.

CISSP Certified Security Consulting Services
The CISSP credential denotes mastery of an international standard for network security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential recognition in the field of information protection defined by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide access to of security consultants who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your enterprise in a broad range of security fields including:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Management Solutions and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Physical Security
  • Cryptography Technology
  • Telecommunications, Network and Internet Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Read more details concerning Progent's CISSP Qualified Security Support Expertise.

ISSAP Certified Secure Information System Architecture Engineering Assistance
Progent's ISSAP certified system architecture engineers are experts who have been awarded ISSAP status through thorough examination and extensive work with network security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) certification indicates demonstrated mastery in the most challenging demands of information system security architecture within the broader scope of IS security knowledge required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can help your company with all phases of architecture security including.

  • Access Management Mechanisms and Methodologies
  • Telecommunications and Network Protection
  • Data Encryption Solutions
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Standards
  • BCP and DRP
  • Physical Security
Learn more details about Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure Network Architecture Engineering Expertise.

CISA Accredited Network Security Auditing Consulting Assistance
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a recognized achievement that signifies mastery in information system security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential has candidates undergo an extensive test given by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA-certified information security audit specialists are available to help your company in the areas of:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • IT Governance
  • Systems and Architecture Lifecycle Planning
  • Information Technology Support
  • Protecting Data Assets
  • Business Continuity Planning
Read more details about Progent's CISA Qualified IS Security Auditing Engineering Assistance.

CRISC Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA to verify a consultant's skills to design, implement, and maintain information system control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to develop and carry out a workplace continuity or disaster recovery plan based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC network risk management engineers can provide a variety of risk identification services such as:

  • Collect information and review documentation to help identify significant risk scenarios
  • Identify statutory, industry, and contractual mandates and organizational standards related to your network to assess their possible impact on your business objectives
  • Identify potential threats for your operational workflows to help in analyzing your corporate risk
  • Create a risk awareness program and conduct seminars to ensure your stakeholders understand IS risk so they can assist with your risk management process
  • Connect identified risk vectors to your associated business processes to help determine risk ownership
  • Validate risk tolerance with executive leadership and major stakeholders to make sure they match
Get more information concerning Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants.

GIAC Qualified Network Security Consulting Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to certify the skill of computer security engineers. GIAC's goal is to ensure that an accredited security consultant possesses the knowledge necessary to provide services in key areas of network, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and institutions all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC security audit specialists can help your business with:

Find out more information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Contact a Certified Security Engineer
To learn how you can contact a Progent security engineer for remote or on-premises support in Montana, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Network Support.

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