Business computer networks in the state of New York now have fast and affordable remote technical support from Progent's accredited network security professionals to help with critical security problems. The cost is reasonable, charges are per minute, engagement is immediate, and service is unbeatable. Progent also offers assistance for complex engagements that requires the services of senior security engineers with top security certifications.

In case your New York company is based away from major urban areas such as New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, or Syracuse, contact with nearby accredited network security professionals could be limited when there's an emergency. This could mean a loss of revenue for your business, angry clients, unproductive employees, and distracted executives. By utilizing Progent's online services, you can get in touch with a certified security professional ready to provide assistance when you have to have it to get your computer network running and recover your information.

Progent can help you in all your initiatives to defend your network with services that ranges from security checks to creating a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides economical service to help businesses of all sizes to design and maintain protected IT environments based on Windows and Cisco technology and that can include computers running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems as well as BYOD clients with Apple iOS iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam blocking and protection from e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the services and infrastructure of leading data security vendors to deliver centralized management and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps most threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's security experts are accessible remotely or in person to offer a variety of urgent or project-based IT security services such as:

  • Run thorough security evaluations
  • Recover promptly after virus and worm attacks
  • Install effective firewalls
  • Implement safe methods for offsite and mobile connectivity
  • Deploy effective software for protection against viruses, spam and DHAs
  • Help create a comprehensive security strategy with proactive monitoring
  • Offer comprehensive Help Desk Services
  • Help Develop a practical data backup and recovery plan based on Microsoft DPM backup/restore capability
If your business has an urgent need for computer security help, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Technical Help.

Progent's engineers offer advanced support in key fields of computer security including auditing, firewall/VPN support, and advanced security consulting.

System Security Assessment
Progent's certified security engineers can assess the vulnerability of your current network security environment through exhaustive remote automated analysis based on sophisticated utilities and proven procedures. Progent's skill in this service saves your company consulting fees and offers an accurate portrayal of gaps. The information your company is provided can be used as the basis of a security strategy that can allow your network to operate safely and react rapidly to future threats.

Automated Vulnerability Analysis
Progent provides expertise in the application of security analysis utilities including Microsoft's MBSA and LANguard from GFI for economically performing a variety of automatic system auditing checks to identify possible security problems. Progent has broad experience with additional security analysis tools including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye, plus utilities such as Metasploit Framework, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand audit reports and react appropriately.

Progent can help you build security into your business processes, configure scanning applications, define and deploy a protected system environment, and recommend policies to optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are able to help you configure a firewall, design safe remote access to email and business applications, and integrate VPN. Find out additional information about Progent's automated security assessment.

Security Inventory Packages for Small Companies
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory service bundles intended to enable small businesses to receive an objective network security evaluation from a certified security specialist. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs a comprehensive examination of your network from outside your firewalled perimeter to determine potential risks in the security posture you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer runs a system scan from an authorized computer inside your company firewall to assess your exposure to internal threats. Both security inventory services are configured and run from a protected external location. The project is directed by a consultant who has earned top security credentials and who produces a report that details and interprets the information captured by the security scan and proposes cost-effective improvements if called for.

Network Penetration Analysis Support Services
Stealth intrusion checking is an important part of any successful IT system security plan. Progentís security professionals can run thorough penetration tests without the awareness of your organization's in-house IT resources. Stealth penetration checking uncovers whether current security defense tools such as intrusion detection warnings and event log analysis are properly set up and actively monitored. Learn additional information about Progent's network penetration testing consulting.

Firewall/VPN Support
Progent's expertise in security solutions encompasses extensive field work with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology from a variety of vendors including Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the services of engineers with important networking accreditations including CCIE and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Firewalls Integration and Troubleshooting
The latest generation of Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver substantially more performance than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for all new installations. Following Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to support Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most deployed intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new capabilities including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist your company to maintain your existing PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances or upgrade to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide online and on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your business to design, deploy, tune, manage and troubleshoot firewall solutions built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read more information about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower integration and debugging services.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and remote access products provide a complete range of manageable security products to help protect your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN product family includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's expert staff of consultants includes experienced specialists with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP certifications who are able to assist your business to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that align most closely with your business objectives. Learn more information about Progent's Engineering Expertise for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Engineering Expertise for Other Firewall and VPN Products
Progent offers small and mid-size organizations expert support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN technology from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors such as Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can help you create a comprehensive security plan and select appropriate technologies from a variety of vendors to achieve your security goals while sticking within your spending limits.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's low-cost ProSight family of managed services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based analysis tools to defend endpoints as well as physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud resources and provides a single platform to automate the entire threat progression including filtering, infiltration detection, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Top features include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver economical in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, penetration alarms, device control, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies incorporated within one agent managed from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist your business to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's unique needs and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry information protection regulations. Progent will help you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alerts that require immediate action. Progent can also assist you to install and test a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and medium-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and enables fast restoration of critical files, applications and VMs that have become lost or damaged as a result of component breakdowns, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide advanced support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when necessary, can assist you to restore your business-critical information. Find out more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of top data security companies to deliver web-based control and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance adds a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter. For more details, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and managed by Progent's network support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hosting solution without requiring a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into a single hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, update, find and protect data about your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can save as much as half of time spent searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your business network 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 youíre making enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the information you need when you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Security Design
Any company should have a thoroughly considered security strategy that incorporates both preventive processes and response plans. The proactive plan is a set of steps designed to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy helps your company's IT security personnel to evaluate the impact resulting from a security penetration, repair the damage, record the event, and get business functions running as rapidly as feasible.

Progent's certified IS security consultants are available to assist you to run a comprehensive risk evaluation and define a computer security strategy to establish security policies and controls to minimize ongoing attacks and dangers.

CISM Accredited System Security Consulting Assistance
The CISM committee defines the core capabilities and worldwide standards of performance that IT security managers are required to learn. CISM gives executive management the assurance that consultants who have qualified for their CISM certification have the experience and capability to deliver efficient security management and consulting services. Progent can provide the services of CISM qualified security professionals to help businesses with:

  • Network Security Strategies
  • Risk Management
  • Information Security Implementation Management
  • Information Security Administration
  • Recovery Planning
Read additional information about Progent's CISM Certified IS Security Engineering Professionals.

CISSP Certified Security Engineering Assistance
CISSP certification denotes expertise with a global standard for information security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has awarded the CISSP credential recognition in the field of information protection defined by ISO 17024. Progent offers the services of security professionals who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified professional to help your organization in a variety security areas such as:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Management Solutions and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Physical Security
  • Data Encryption Mechanisms
  • Telecom, Network and WAN Security
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Learn additional details concerning Progent's CISSP Accredited Information Security Support Services.

ISSAP Accredited Secure Information System Architecture Engineering Support
Progent's ISSAP qualified information system architecture professionals are experts who have earned ISSAP Certification through thorough examination and extensive experience with information security architecture. The ISSAP certification indicates proven skill in the most complex demands of IS security architecture bounded by the broader field of information system security knowledge needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can help your business with all aspects of secure network architecture including.

  • Access Management Mechanisms and Techniques
  • Phone System and System Infrastructure Protection
  • Encryption/Decryption Options
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and DRP
  • Physical Security
Read more information about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Services.

CISA Accredited Information System Security Auditing Consulting Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a prestigious achievement that indicates expertise in information system security audit and control. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that consultants pass an extensive test administered by the ISACA professional association. Progent's CISA-qualified security audit engineers can help your IT organization in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Services
  • Information Technology Enforcement
  • Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle
  • IT Support
  • Safeguarding Information Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Learn more details concerning Progent's CISA Accredited Information System Security Auditing Consulting Services.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA to verify a consultant's ability to design, implement, and support IS control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to develop and carry out a workplace continuity or disaster recovery plan based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-qualified network risk mitigation consultants offer a range of risk identification services including:

  • Collect data and study documentation to identify major vulnerabilities
  • Inventory statutory, regulatory, and contractual mandates and company policies related to your information system to determine their possible influence on your strategic objectives
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities for your business workflows to help in analyzing your corporate risk
  • Create a risk awareness initiative and conduct seminars to ensure your organization appreciate IT risk so they can assist with your risk management program
  • Match identified risk scenarios to your associated operational procedures to help determine risk ownership
  • Validate risk tolerance with executive management and key stakeholders to make sure they match
Learn additional information concerning Progent's CRISC Experts.

GIAC Certified IS Security Consulting Expertise
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security engineers. GIAC's mission is to make sure that an accredited security consultant possesses the skills appropriate to provide support in critical areas of network, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC-certified network security audit engineers can assist your IT organization with:

  • Auditing Perimeters
  • Incident Handling
  • Traffic Analysis
  • Web Application Security
  • SIEM solutions
Read more information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Talk to a Progent Security Engineer
To learn how you can access a certified security engineer for remote or on-premises expertise in New York, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Computer Support.

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