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 assist you to outsource spam filtering and defense against e-mail-based attacks. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that uses the technology of leading data security companies to deliver web-based control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps most threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance provides a further level of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's security consultants are accessible online or on premises to provide a range of urgent or longer-term IT security services such as:

  • Run comprehensive security evaluations
  • Clean up quickly after attacks
  • Install and troubleshoot firewalls
  • Configure safe techniques for offsite and mobile access
  • Deploy effective utilities for automatic protection against spam and DHAs
  • Develop a comprehensive security plan with 24x7 security monitoring
  • Offer comprehensive Call Center Services
  • Help Create an effective network backup and recovery solution built around Data Protection Manager technology
If your network has an emergency need for IT security help, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Technical Help.

Progent's support professionals offer advanced services in key fields of system security that include auditing, firewall and VPN expertise, and high-level security consulting.

System Assessment
Progent's expert security consultants can evaluate the vulnerability of your current network protection implementation by performing exhaustive remote automated analysis via advanced software tools and tested procedures. Progent's experience in administering this testing saves you consulting fees and assures an accurate picture of system vulnerability. The information your business is provided can be used as the foundation of a network protection plan that can allow your information system to run safely and adapt quickly to new threats.

Automated Network Vulnerability Audits
Progent offers expertise in the application of security evaluation utilities such as MBSA and GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner for economically performing a set of automatic system testing scans to uncover possible security weaknesses. Progent has broad experience with additional security analysis utilities including NMAP, AMAP application mapper, eEye, as well as utilities like Metasploit, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand audit reports and react effectively.

Progent can show you how to design protection into your company processes, install auditing applications, define and deploy a secure network environment, and suggest policies to optimize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security professionals are available to show you how to configure a firewall, implement safe remote access to email and business applications, and integrate virtual private network. Find out additional information about Progent's automated security evaluation.

Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory scanning bundles designed to enable small businesses to receive an objective network security assessment from an accredited security specialist. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer administers an extensive test of your IT infrastructure from beyond your firewall to determine possible risks in the security profile 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 company firewall to determine the risk to inside threats. The two security inventory services are set up and run from a protected remote site. The project is managed by an engineer who has earned top security credentials and who generates a document that summarizes and interprets the information captured by the scan and suggests cost-effective improvements if called for.

Network Security Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is an important part of any successful network security plan. Progentís security professionals can perform thorough penetration checks without the awareness of your company's in-house network support staff. Unannounced penetration checking uncovers whether current security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection warnings and event history monitoring are correctly configured and consistently checked. Learn more about Progent's network security penetration testing consulting.

Firewall/VPN Expertise
Progent's expertise in network security solutions encompasses extensive familiarity with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology offered by a variety of vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the support of consultants with important networking certifications including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Integration and Troubleshooting
The new ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more performance than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for new deployments. After Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire family of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to enable Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most deployed network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring enhanced capabilities such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist you to manage your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls or upgrade to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist you to design, deploy, tune, administer and troubleshoot firewall solutions built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See more information about Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services integration and debugging services.

Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and offsite connection technology represent a full range of easy-to-administer security solutions to help safeguard your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN line features routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's professional consulting staff includes field-proven specialists with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP qualifications who are able to help your organization to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that align best with your business goals. Learn more details concerning Progent's Consulting Expertise for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Consulting Expertise for Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent provides small and medium size businesses professional consulting for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN technology from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies including Check Point Software, Juniper, and SonicWALL. Progent can show you how to design a comprehensive security plan and choose appropriate technologies from a variety of vendors to support your security goals while staying within your budget restraints.

Expert Network Security Design
Any company should develop a thoroughly thought out security strategy that includes both proactive 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 personnel to assess the damage caused by an attack, fix the damage, document the experience, and get business functions running as rapidly as possible.

Progent's expert IT security consultants are available to assist you to perform a full risk assessment and define a company-wide security plan to implement security policies and controls to reduce ongoing attacks and dangers.

CISM Qualified Security Support Assistance
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) organization describes the core capabilities and worldwide standards of skill that information security professionals are required to master. It gives executive management the assurance that those who have qualified for their CISM certification have the background and capability to provide effective security management and support consulting. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM qualified security consultants to assist companies with:

  • IS Security Governance
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • IS Security Implementation Management
  • Information Security Administration
  • Recovery Management
Find out additional details concerning Progent's CISM Certified IS Security Consulting Professionals.

CISSP Qualified Security Engineering Services
CISSP recognizes expertise with a worldwide standard for network security. The American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of data security defined by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers the services of security consultants who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified professional to help your company in a broad range of security fields including:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Management Systems and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Site Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
  • Telecom, Network and WAN Security
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Find out additional details about Progent's CISSP Qualified Network Security Consulting Services.

ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Consulting Support
Progent's ISSAP certified network architecture engineers are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification as a result of rigorous examination and extensive experience with network security architecture. The ISSAP credential indicates demonstrated skill in the more complex requirements of information system security architecture within the broader scope of information security knowledge required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture including.

  • Access Management Systems and Methodologies
  • Phone System and Network Infrastructure Security
  • Data Encryption Options
  • Needs Analysis and Security Guidelines
  • BCP and DRP
  • Physical Security
Find out additional details about Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Engineering Services.

CISA Accredited Information System Security Auditing Consulting Services
The CISA credential is a globally recognized qualification that signifies expertise in information system security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential has consultants undergo an extensive examination given by the ISACA professional association. Progent's CISA security audit consultants can help your IT organization with:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • Information Technology Administration
  • Systems and Architecture Lifecycle
  • IT Support
  • Protecting Data Resources
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Find out additional information concerning Progent's CISA Certified Network Security Auditing Engineering Support.

CRISC Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA to verify a consultant's skills to plan, implement, and maintain IS controls to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-certified IT risk management experts offer a variety of risk assessment services such as:

  • Gather information and study documentation to help identify major risk scenarios
  • Inventory legal, industry, and contractual mandates and company policies related to your network to assess their possible impact on your business goals
  • Point out potential threats for your business workflows to assist in evaluating your enterprise risk
  • Create a risk awareness program and conduct training to make sure your organization understand IT risk so they can contribute to your risk control process
  • Match identified risk scenarios to your associated operational processes to help determine risk responsibility
  • Determine risk appetite with your senior leadership and key stakeholders to ensure they align
Find out more details about Progent's CRISC Experts.

GIAC Qualified Security Consulting Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security engineers. GIAC's mission is to assure that an accredited professional has the skills necessary to deliver services in important areas of system, data, and application security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-qualified security audit consultants can help your company in the areas of:

Read additional details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact a Progent Security Expert Now
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