Business IT networks in Montana can have prompt and economical online technical support from Progent's accredited network security experts to resolve urgent security problems. The cost is reasonable, charges are by the minute, sign-up is quick, and service is unbeatable. Progent also offers help for complex projects that requires the services of senior security consultants with top security credentials.

If your Montana organization is based away from major metropolitan areas including Billings, Missoula, or Great Falls, support from nearby accredited network security experts is often limited when you have a security disaster. This can result in lost revenue for your company, angry customers, idle employees, and defocused management. By utilizing Progent's remote support, you can get in touch with a certified security engineer ready to provide expertise when you have to have it to keep your information system on line and restore your information.

Progent can assist you in all your initiatives to defend your network with support ranging from network security audits to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides affordable support to assist small and midsize companies to configure and maintain protected IT environments powered by Windows and Cisco products and that can include computers running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems plus mobile users with Apple iPhones and iPads or Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also help you outsource spam filtering and protection from e-mail-based security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption platform that uses the services and infrastructure of leading data security vendors to deliver web-based control and comprehensive protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a further level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified consultants are accessible online or on site to offer a range of urgent or project-based computer security services such as:

  • Run thorough network security evaluations
  • Clean up promptly after virus and worm attacks
  • Set up and troubleshoot firewalls
  • Configure safe techniques for offsite and mobile access
  • Deploy advanced utilities for automatic defense against spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Help create a comprehensive security strategy with 24x7 security monitoring
  • Provide comprehensive Call Center Support
  • Create a practical backup and business continuity strategy built around Data Protection Manager technology
If your company has an urgent requirement for IT security help, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Help.

Progent's consultants provide advanced services in vital fields of system protection including auditing, firewall and VPN solutions, and advanced security planning.

System Security Assessment
Progent's certified security consultants can assess the strength of your existing computer protection environment by performing comprehensive remote automated analysis based on advanced software tools and proven procedures. Progent's skill in this service saves you money and offers an accurate picture of gaps. The information your business gains can make up the foundation of a security strategy that can permit your network to run dependably and react quickly to future risks.

Automated Network Security Audits
Progent offers expertise in the use of security analysis utilities such as MBSA and GFI LANguard for economically performing a variety of automatic network testing checks to identify potential security problems. Progent has extensive knowledge of additional network analysis tools including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye, plus tools such as SolarWinds, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand testing reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can show you how to build security into your business processes, install scanning applications, define and implement a secure network architecture, and suggest policies to optimize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security professionals are able to show you how to configure a firewall, design safe remote access to email and data, and integrate VPN. Find out additional information concerning Progent's automated security analysis.

Security Inventory Packages for Small Companies
Progent has put together two low-cost security inventory packages designed to allow small companies to get an objective security evaluation from a certified security engineer. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security expert runs an extensive test of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewall to uncover potential weaknesses in the security posture you present to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs a network scan from an authorized computer inside your company firewall to determine your exposure to inside attacks. The two security inventory packages are configured and executed from a secured external location. The process is overseen by an engineer who has earned top security credentials and who produces a document that summarizes and analyzes the data captured by the security scan and suggests cost-effective remediation if appropriate.

Stealth Security Penetration Analysis Support Services
Stealth penetration checking is an important part of any successful IT system security strategy. Progentís security experts can perform thorough penetration checks without the awareness of your company's in-house network support resources. Unannounced penetration testing shows whether existing security defense systems such as intrusion detection alerts and event history analysis are correctly configured and actively monitored. Learn additional information about Progent's stealth security penetration testing consulting.

Firewall/VPN Support
Progent's expertise in security technology includes extensive familiarity with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network products from a variety of companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent can provide the support of consultants with key industry certifications such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Firewalls Configuration and Debugging
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more value than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for all new deployments. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the world's most deployed network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring powerful new capabilities such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help your company to manage your existing PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate efficiently to 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 help your company to plan, configure, optimize, manage and troubleshoot firewall solutions built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Find out more information about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services integration and debugging services.

Cisco Network Security and VPN Consulting Services
Cisco's network security and offsite access technology provide a complete line of easy-to-administer security products to help safeguard your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN line includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and VPN appliances. Progent's professional consulting staff includes experienced specialists with Cisco CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who can assist your company to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that fit most closely with your company objectives. Read additional information concerning Progent's Engineering Expertise for Cisco Security Solutions and VPN Products.

Support Expertise for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent provides small and mid-size organizations expert support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN technology from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies such as Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can help you create a detailed security strategy and select the right products from multiple suppliers to achieve your security objectives while sticking within your budget limits.

Certified Security Design
Every company should develop a carefully considered security strategy that includes both pre-attack processes and reaction planning. The proactive plan is a collection of mechanisms intended to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive plan assists your company's network security personnel to assess the impact resulting from an attack, fix the damage, record the experience, and get business functions running as rapidly as feasible.

Progent's certified IS security consultants can to help you to run a full vulnerability evaluation and create a computer security plan to establish security policies and controls to reduce future assaults and dangers.

CISM Certified Information Security Support Expertise
The CISM committee defines the basic capabilities and worldwide standards of skill that IT security professionals are required to learn. It provides business management the confidence that those who have qualified for their CISM certification have the experience and knowledge to deliver effective security administration and consulting consulting. Progent offers the services of CISM qualified security consultants to assist companies with:

  • Network Security Governance
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Information Security Program Management
  • IS Security Administration
  • Response Planning
Read additional details about Progent's CISM Certified Network Security Engineering Services.

CISSP Accredited Security Consulting Services
CISSP recognizes mastery of a global standard for network security. ANSI has awarded certification accreditation in the field of data protection defined by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers the services of security professionals who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified expert to help your company in a variety security areas such as:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Architecture and Models
  • Access Control Systems and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
  • Telecommunications, Network and Internet Security
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Read more information about Progent's CISSP Accredited IS Security Engineering Professionals.

ISSAP Accredited Secure IT Architecture Engineering Expertise
Progent's ISSAP certified network architecture engineers are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP Certification through rigorous testing and extensive experience with network security architecture. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential indicates proven skill in the most complex demands of information security architecture bounded by the broader field of information security knowledge needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can assist your company with all aspects of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Management Systems and Techniques
  • Telecom and Network Infrastructure Security
  • Cryptography Options
  • Needs Analysis and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Hardware Security
Learn additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Services.

CISA Certified Network Security Auditing Consulting Support
The CISA accreditation is a prestigious qualification that indicates mastery in information system security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that candidates pass an extensive test given by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA-qualified security audit experts can help your business with:

  • IS Audit Process
  • Information Technology Governance
  • Network Assets and Architecture Lifecycle
  • IT Service Delivery
  • Protecting Information Resources
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Find out more details concerning Progent's CISA Certified IS Security Auditing Consulting Assistance.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The CRISC program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's skills to design, deploy, and support IS controls to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to develop and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC network risk mitigation experts offer a variety of risk evaluation services such as:

  • Collect information and review documentation to identify significant risk scenarios
  • Inventory legal, industry, and business mandates and company standards related to your network to assess their possible impact on your strategic goals
  • Point out potential vulnerabilities for your business workflows to assist in evaluating your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and conduct training to make sure your organization understand IT risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
  • Match identified risk scenarios to related business procedures to help assign risk responsibility
  • Validate risk appetite with executive leadership and major stakeholders to ensure they align
Get more information about Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants.

GIAC Qualified IS Security Engineering Support
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the skill of IT security engineers. GIAC's goal is to assure that an accredited security consultant possesses the knowledge needed to deliver support in key areas of network, data, and application security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and government organizations all over the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC-certified information security audit engineers are available to assist your IT organization in the areas of:

Find out more information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact a Certified Progent Security Engineer
To see how to get in touch with a certified security engineer for remote or on-premises assistance in Montana, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Remote Network Support.

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