Small and mid-size business networks in Toronto, Canada can depend on prompt online or onsite technical support from Progent's certified information security consultants to help with emergency security issues. Rates are affordable, charges are by the minute, the engagement process is quick and easy, and service is world class. Progent also provides assistance for complex projects that requires the knowledge of seasoned security engineers with top security credentials.

If your network is located some away from larger metropolitan areas, local support from qualified security professionals may be limited when you have an emergency. This could mean a loss of productivity for your company, upset customers, idle employees, and defocused executives. By contacting Progent's remote support, you can get in touch with a qualified security consultant ready to deliver help whenever you need it to keep your information system running and restore your data.

Progent can help you in your initiatives to protect your information system with support ranging from network security audits to developing and validating a company-wide security plan. Progent provides affordable support to help small and midsize businesses plan 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. Progent can also help you design a secure BYOD environment by offering services that include iPhone and iPad integration, Android phone and tablet consulting, and RIM BlackBerry expertise..

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam filtering and defense against e-mail-based security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the technology of top data security vendors to deliver web-based management and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter.

Progent's certified engineers are accessible remotely or on premises to provide a variety of urgent or project-based computer security services such as:

If your network has an emergency requirement for computer security support, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Help.

Progent's support professionals can deliver advanced services in key areas of computer security that include security assessment, firewall and VPN solutions, and high-level security planning.

System Audits
Progent's expert security engineers can assess the effectiveness of your current computer security environment through comprehensive remote automated analysis based on sophisticated utilities and tested procedures. Progent's skill in administering this service saves your company money and assures a detailed portrayal of weaknesses. The information your IT organization is provided can be used as the foundation of a security plan that can allow your information system to run safely and react rapidly to new threats.

Automated Network Security Evaluation
Progent offers consulting in the use of security evaluation packages such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and LANguard from GFI for affordably performing a set of programmed network testing checks to identify possible security problems. Progent has extensive experience with other network auditing utilities including NMAP, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus utilities such as SolarWinds, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand testing reports and respond effectively.

Progent can help you design protection into your business operations, install scanning applications, plan and implement a secure system architecture, and suggest procedures to maximize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are able to show you how to set up a firewall, implement secure remote connectivity to email and data, and integrate VPN. Learn more concerning Progent's network security analysis.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages for Small Companies
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory bundles designed to allow small companies to receive a professional security assessment from a qualified security expert. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs an extensive examination of your network from beyond your company firewall to determine possible weaknesses in the security profile you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs a network scan from a secure computer inside your company firewall to evaluate the risk to inside attacks. The two security inventory packages are configured and run from a protected external site. The process is overseen by a consultant who has earned high-level security credentials and who produces a document that summarizes and interprets the information captured by the scan and proposes cost-effective remediation if appropriate.

Network Security Penetration Analysis Support Services
Stealth penetration checking is a key component of any serious network security strategy. Progentís security experts can run extensive penetration checks without the awareness of your organization's in-house IT staff. Stealth penetration checking uncovers whether existing security defense systems such as intrusion incident alerts and event history monitoring are correctly configured and actively checked. Learn additional information concerning Progent's stealth security penetration testing consulting.

Firewall/VPN Solutions
Progent's background in security solutions encompasses in-depth field work with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network technology from a variety of companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the services of consultants who have earned key industry accreditations including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX 500 Firewalls Configuration and Debugging
The current ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more value than Cisco's legacy PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for all new installations. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole family of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the world's most popular network intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring enhanced features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIE network experts can help your company to maintain your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls and upgrade efficiently to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer remote and on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your company to plan, configure, optimize, manage and troubleshoot firewall environments built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn additional details about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and debugging support.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Engineering Expertise
Cisco's security and remote connection products represent a comprehensive line of manageable security solutions to help protect your local and remote network infrastructure. Cisco's Virtual Private Network product family includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's expert staff of consultants includes field-proven engineers with Cisco's CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who are able to help your company to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security solutions that fit best with your business goals. Read additional information about Progent's Consulting Expertise for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Products.

Engineering Expertise for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Products
Progent offers small and medium size businesses professional consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN products from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you create a detailed security strategy and select the right technologies from a variety of suppliers to support your security objectives while sticking within your spending restraints.

Certified Security Consulting
Every company ought to have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that includes both proactive procedures and reaction planning. The pre-attack plan is a set of steps designed to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack plan helps your security personnel to assess the impact caused by an attack, fix the damage, record the experience, and get the IT network operational as soon as possible.

Progent's expert information security consultants are available to assist your company to perform a comprehensive risk assessment and create a network security strategy to establish security policies and mechanisms to minimize ongoing assaults and dangers.

CISM Qualified System Security Support Services
The CISM organization describes the core competencies and global standards of performance that information security managers are required to master. It gives executive management the assurance that those who have qualified for their CISM credential have the experience and capability to deliver efficient security administration and consulting services. Progent offers the expertise of CISM certified security professionals to assist companies with:

  • Network Security Governance
  • Vulnerability Management
  • IS Security Program Management
  • Network Security Management
  • Recovery Planning
Learn additional information about Progent's CISM Qualified Security Engineering Services.

CISSP Qualified Security Engineering Expertise
The CISSP credential denotes mastery of a global standard for network security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has awarded certification recognition in the area of data protection stipulated by ISO 17024. Progent can provide the services of security professionals who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your business in a broad range of security areas including:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Management Systems and Methodology
  • Applications Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Site Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
  • Telecommunications, Network and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Learn more information concerning Progent's CISSP Accredited Security Engineering Expertise.

ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Consulting Support
Progent's ISSAP qualified IT architecture professionals are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification through thorough testing and significant experience with information security architecture. The ISSAP certification represents proven competence in the most in-depth demands of information system security architecture within the wider field of information security expertise required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can help your company with all aspects of architecture security such as.

  • Access Management Systems and Methodologies
  • Phone System and System Infrastructure Security
  • Data Encryption Options
  • Needs Analysis and Security Standards
  • BCP and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Physical Security
Find out more information concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Professionals.

CISA Certified IS Security Auditing Engineering Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a globally recognized qualification that represents mastery in information system security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential has consultants undergo a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA-certified IS security audit engineers are available to assist your IT organization with:

  • IS Audit Services
  • Information Technology Administration
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Planned Useful Life
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Protecting Data Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Learn additional information about Progent's CISA Certified IS Security Auditing Engineering Assistance.

CRISC Experts
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate an IT professional's ability to design, implement, and support information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to create and carry out a workplace continuity strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-certified IT risk mitigation specialists offer a range of risk assessment services such as:

  • Gather data and study documentation to evaluate significant risk scenarios
  • Inventory legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and organizational standards associated with your network to determine their potential influence on your business objectives
  • Identify possible threats for your operational processes to assist in analyzing your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and provide seminars to ensure your stakeholders appreciate IT risk so they can assist with your risk control process
  • Connect key risk scenarios to related business procedures to help determine risk responsibility
  • Determine risk tolerance with executive leadership and major stakeholders to make sure they match
Learn more details concerning Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts.

GIAC Qualified IS Security Engineering Assistance
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of computer security experts. GIAC's mission is to assure that a certified professional possesses the knowledge appropriate to deliver support in critical categories of network, data, and application security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and government organizations all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC security audit engineers can assist your IT organization in the areas of:

Find out more details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Contact a Progent Security Expert Now
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