Business computer networks in North Dakota now have prompt and affordable online help from Progent's accredited network security professionals to help with the toughest security issues. Rates are competitive, billing is by the minute, sign-up is fast, and support is world class. Progent also offers assistance for long-term projects that requires the services of senior security consultants with high-level security certifications.

In case your North Dakota business is based far from larger metropolitan areas like Fargo, Bismark, or Grand Forks, access to nearby qualified network security professionals could be limited during a crisis. This can cause a loss of income for your company, upset customers, idle employees, and distracted management. By contacting Progent's remote support, you can get in touch with a certified security consultant who can offer assistance whenever you need it to get your network operating and salvage your data.

Progent can help you in your initiatives to protect your IT environment with support ranging from security checks to creating a company-wide security plan. Progent provides economical service to help companies of any size to set up and manage secure networks powered by Windows and Cisco technology and that may include computers running UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X platforms plus mobile clients with Apple iOS iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone devices.

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam blocking and defense against e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that incorporates the technology of leading information security vendors to provide web-based management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The powerful structure 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, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified consultants are accessible online or on premises to offer a range of emergency or project-based IT security services such as:

If your network has an immediate need for computer security help, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Technical Support.

Progent's engineers provide advanced services in key areas of system security including security evaluation, firewall/VPN support, and high-level security planning.

Security Evaluation
Progent's expert security engineers can evaluate the strength of your current computer protection systems through comprehensive remote automated testing via sophisticated utilities and tested procedures. Progent's skill in administering this service saves your company time and money and assures an objective picture of system vulnerability. The information your business gains can form the foundation of a security plan that can allow your network to run safely and react quickly to future threats.

Automated Security Evaluation
Progent offers expertise in the application of security testing packages such as MBSA and GFI LANguard NSS for economically performing a set of automatic system testing scans to identify possible security weaknesses. Progent has broad experience with additional network auditing utilities such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye, plus tools such as Metasploit Framework, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand testing reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can help you build protection into your business operations, install scanning applications, plan and implement a protected network architecture, and recommend policies to maximize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, design safe remote connectivity to email and data, and integrate VPN. Learn more concerning Progent's network security analysis.

Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory and evaluation packages designed to enable small companies to receive a professional security evaluation from a qualified security specialist. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security expert runs a comprehensive examination of your network from outside your firewalled perimeter to determine possible risks in the security posture you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a certified security professional executes a network scan from an authorized computer within your firewall to determine the risk to internal assaults. The two security inventory packages are set up and run from a secured remote site. The project is managed by a consultant who has earned top security credentials and who generates a document that summarizes and interprets the information collected by the scan and proposes practical remediation if called for.

Network Penetration Analysis Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is an important component of any serious IT system security strategy. Progentís security experts can perform thorough intrusion tests without the awareness of your company's in-house IT staff. Stealth penetration checking shows whether existing security defense systems such as intrusion incident warnings and event log monitoring are properly configured and consistently monitored. Find out additional information on Progent's network penetration testing support services.

Firewall/VPN Support
Progent's expertise in network security solutions encompasses in-depth familiarity with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology from a variety of companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and Juniper. Progent can provide the services of engineers with key networking certifications including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Configuration and Troubleshooting
The current ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services deliver significantly more performance than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for all new deployments. After Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole line of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most popular network intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide enhanced features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIE network experts can help you to manage your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances and migrate efficiently 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 help you to plan, configure, tune, manage and troubleshoot firewall solutions based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn more details about ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and debugging support.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Services
Cisco's network security and offsite connection technology offer a comprehensive range of manageable security solutions to help safeguard your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN product family includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN concentrators. Progent's expert consulting staff includes field-proven specialists with Cisco CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who can help your business to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that fit most closely with your company objectives. Read additional details concerning Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Engineering Expertise for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent offers small and mid-size organizations expert support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN products from major firewall and VPN security companies such as Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to create a detailed security strategy and select appropriate products from a variety of suppliers to support your security objectives while sticking within your spending limits.

Expert Network Security Planning
Any company ought to develop a thoroughly thought out security strategy that includes both preventive processes and reaction plans. The proactive plan is a set of mechanisms designed to minimize security weaknesses. The reactive strategy assists your company's security engineers to assess the damage caused by an attack, repair the damage, document the experience, and get the IT network restored as quickly as feasible.

Progent's expert IT security engineers can to help your company to perform a full risk evaluation and create a network security strategy to implement security processes and controls to mitigate future attacks and dangers.

CISM Qualified Network Security Engineering Services
The CISM committee defines the core competencies and international standards of skill that information security professionals are expected to master. CISM provides business management the confidence that those who have qualified for their CISM certification possess the background and knowledge to deliver efficient security management and support services. Progent offers the services of CISM qualified security professionals to assist businesses with:

  • Information Security Governance
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Information Security Implementation Management
  • IS Security Management
  • Recovery Planning
Find out more information concerning Progent's CISM Qualified Network Security Support Expertise.

CISSP Certified Security Engineering Services
CISSP recognizes expertise with a worldwide standard for network security. ANSI has awarded the CISSP credential recognition in the field of data security under ISO 17024. Progent can provide access to of security professionals who have qualified for CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified expert to help your organization in a broad range of security fields such as:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Management Solutions and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Site Security
  • Data Encryption Technology
  • Telecom, Network and Internet Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Read more information concerning Progent's CISSP Qualified Information Security Support Expertise.

ISSAP Certified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Expertise
Progent's ISSAP certified information system architecture engineers are experts who have earned ISSAP status as a result of rigorous examination and significant experience with information security design. The ISSAP credential indicates demonstrated competence in the most challenging requirements of information system security architecture bounded by the wider scope of information security expertise needed for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your company with all aspects of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Management Mechanisms and Methodologies
  • Telecom and System Infrastructure Protection
  • Cryptography Options
  • Requirements Evaluation and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Site Security
Read more information concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure System Architecture Consulting Expertise.

CISA Certified Information System Security Auditing Engineering Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a prestigious achievement that signifies expertise in information system security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that consultants pass a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA-qualified information security audit specialists are available to assist your IT organization in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Services
  • IT Governance
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle
  • Information Technology Support
  • Safeguarding Data Assets
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Learn additional details about Progent's CISA Qualified Information System Security Auditing Consulting Assistance.

CRISC Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's skills to plan, deploy, and maintain information system controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and carry out a business continuity plan that follows leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-certified IT risk mitigation experts offer a range of risk evaluation services including:

  • Collect information and study documentation to evaluate significant vulnerabilities
  • Identify legal, regulatory, and contractual mandates and company standards associated with your network to determine their potential influence on your strategic goals
  • Identify possible threats for your business workflows to help in evaluating your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness initiative and conduct training to make sure your stakeholders understand IT risk so they can assist with your risk control process
  • Connect key risk vectors to related operational procedures to help determine risk responsibility
  • Validate risk appetite with your senior leadership and major stakeholders to make sure they align
Find out additional details about Progent's CRISC Consultants.

GIAC Accredited Security Consulting Expertise
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of network security experts. GIAC's goal is to verify that a certified professional possesses the knowledge necessary to deliver services in key categories of network, data, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and government organizations all over the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC IS security audit consultants can help your IT organization with:

  • Assessing IT Infrastructure
  • Incident Handling
  • Traffic Analysis
  • Web Services Security
  • SIEM solutions
Read additional information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Talk to a Security Expert
To find out how you can access a certified Progent security consultant for online or on-premises assistance in North Dakota, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Remote Computer Help.


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