Company information networks in Vermont can depend on quick and economical online technical support from Progent's certified security support specialists to assist with critical security issues. The cost is affordable, charges are by the minute, engagement is quick, and support is world class. Progent also offers help for long-term engagements that requires the expertise of senior security engineers with high-level security credentials.

In case your Vermont small business is located outside of larger metropolitan neighborhoods such as Burlington, Rutland, or Montpelier, the availability of nearby certified network security professionals may be limited during a security disaster. This can cause lost income for your company, angry customers, idle workers, and distracted executives. By utilizing Progent's remote support, you have access to a qualified security professional who can provide expertise when you have to have it to get your network operating and restore your data.

Progent can help you at any level in your efforts to protect your IT environment with support that can range from network security audits to developing a company-wide security plan. Progent offers affordable service to assist small and midsize companies to configure and manage safe IT environments powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco technology and that may include servers and desktops running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems plus mobile users with Apple iOS iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam filtering and protection from e-mail-based security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that incorporates the services and infrastructure of leading data security vendors to deliver centralized management and world-class security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance provides a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The local gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified experts are available remotely or in person to provide a range of emergency or project-based network security services including:

If your business has an emergency need for computer security help, refer to Progent's Emergency Remote Technical Support.

Progent's consultants provide advanced services in key facets of system protection including auditing, firewalls and VPN, and high-level security consulting.

Security Audits
Progent's expert security engineers can evaluate the strength of your existing network protection environment through exhaustive remote automated analysis via advanced software tools and proven procedures. Progent's skill in administering this service saves you time and money and assures a detailed picture of weaknesses. The knowledge your company is provided can make up the foundation of a security plan that will allow your information system to run dependably and respond quickly to future threats.

Automated Network Security Analysis
Progent provides expertise in the application of security testing software such as MBSA and GFI LANguard for economically performing a set of automatic system auditing scans to identify possible security weaknesses. Progent has broad experience with additional network auditing products such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye, plus utilities such as Metasploit, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand testing reports and react effectively.

Progent can help you design protection into your company processes, configure auditing applications, plan and implement a protected network architecture, and recommend procedures to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are available to show you how to set up a firewall, design safe remote access to email and business applications, and install VPN. Find out additional information on Progent's automated security assessment.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory packages intended to enable small companies to receive an independent network security assessment from a qualified security specialist. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer administers an extensive test of your network from beyond your firewalled perimeter to determine possible weaknesses in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer executes a network scan from an authorized machine within your firewall to uncover the risk to internal assaults. Both security inventory services are configured and executed from a protected external site. The project is overseen by a consultant with top security credentials and who generates a report that details and analyzes the information captured by the security scan and suggests practical remediation where appropriate.

Network Security Penetration Testing Support Services
Stealth intrusion testing is a key part of any successful network security strategy. Progentís security professionals can perform extensive intrusion checks without the knowledge of your company's internal network support resources. Unannounced penetration testing uncovers whether current security defense tools such as intrusion detection alerts and event history monitoring are properly set up and consistently checked. Find out additional information about Progent's network penetration analysis consulting.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Expertise
Progent's background in security solutions includes extensive familiarity with major firewalls and VPN technology from multiple companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and Juniper. Progent can provide the services of consultants who have earned important networking accreditations including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Configuration and Troubleshooting
The current ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more performance than Cisco's legacy 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 devices can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most deployed intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new capabilities such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help you to manage your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances or upgrade to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your organization to design, configure, optimize, manage and debug firewall solutions based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Find out additional information about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower configuration and debugging services.

Cisco Network Security and VPN Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and offsite access products offer a full line of easy-to-administer security products to help safeguard your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's VPN line includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven specialists with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP certifications who can help your organization to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that fit best with your company goals. Find out more information concerning Progent's Engineering Expertise for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Consulting Expertise for Additional Firewall and VPN Solutions
Progent offers small and medium size organizations professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN technology from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to create a detailed security plan and choose the right products from multiple vendors to achieve your security objectives while sticking within your spending restraints.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight portfolio of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance. Managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of leading information security vendors to provide web-based control and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection service that utilizes cutting edge behavior machine learning tools to guard endpoints and physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape traditional signature-based AV products. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to address the entire malware attack progression including filtering, identification, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows VSS and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and medium-sized businesses a low cost and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and allows rapid recovery of critical data, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of component breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver advanced expertise to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can assist you to restore your critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, update, find and protect information related to your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can save as much as half of time spent looking for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, performing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need when you need it. Find out more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Network Security Consulting
Any company should develop a carefully thought out security program that incorporates both preventive processes and response plans. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of mechanisms that help to reduce security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy assists your company's network security engineers to assess the impact caused by a security penetration, fix the network, record the event, and get business functions restored as soon as possible.

Progent's certified information security engineers are available to assist your company to perform a full vulnerability assessment and define a computer security strategy to establish security processes and controls to mitigate ongoing attacks and dangers.

CISM Certified Security Consulting Expertise
The CISM organization defines the basic capabilities and international 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 certification have the background and knowledge to provide efficient security administration and support consulting. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM qualified security professionals to help businesses with:

  • Network Security Processes
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Network Security Implementation Management
  • Network Security Management
  • Recovery Management
Read more details about Progent's CISM Accredited Information Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Certified Security Consulting Support
CISSP denotes mastery of a worldwide standard for network security. ANSI has awarded certification accreditation in the area of information security under ISO 17024. Progent can provide the services of security professionals who have earned CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified professional to help your enterprise in a variety security areas such as:

  • Security Administration Procedures
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Management Systems and Processes
  • Software Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
  • Telecom, Network and Internet Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Learn more information concerning Progent's CISSP Network Security Engineering Professionals.

ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Expertise
Progent's ISSAP certified information system architecture professionals are experts who have earned ISSAP status through rigorous examination and extensive work with information security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential indicates proven competence in the most challenging requirements of information system security architecture bounded by the broader field of information system security knowledge required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your company with all aspects of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Control Mechanisms and Methodologies
  • Telecom and Network Infrastructure Security
  • Cryptography Solutions
  • Needs Analysis and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Site Security
Learn additional details about Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Expertise.

CISA Accredited Network Security Auditing Consulting Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a recognized qualification that signifies expertise in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that candidates pass a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA security audit consultants are available to help your business in the areas of:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • IT Enforcement
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
  • IT Service Delivery
  • Protecting Data Resources
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Learn more details about Progent's CISA Certified IS Security Auditing Consulting Services.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's skills to plan, deploy, and maintain information system controls to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to create and execute a workplace continuity strategy based on leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-certified network risk management experts can provide a range of risk identification services including:

  • Gather data and study documentation to evaluate major vulnerabilities
  • Identify statutory, industry, and contractual mandates and organizational standards associated with your information system to assess their potential influence on your strategic goals
  • Point out potential vulnerabilities for your business processes to help in evaluating your enterprise risk
  • Create a risk awareness initiative and conduct training to ensure your stakeholders understand IS risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
  • Match identified risk vectors to your associated business procedures to help assign risk responsibility
  • Determine risk appetite with executive management and major stakeholders to ensure they match
Find out additional information about Progent's CRISC Consultants.

GIAC Qualified Information System Security Engineering Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security engineers. GIAC's goal is to make sure that an accredited professional possesses the skills necessary to deliver support in critical categories of system, information, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC network security audit specialists are available to assist your IT organization in the areas of:

  • Assessing Networks
  • Incident Handling
  • Traffic Analysis
  • Web Services Security
  • SIEM solutions
Read additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Get in Touch with a Certified Progent Security Engineer
To learn how to access a Progent security engineer for online or onsite help in Vermont, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Remote Network Help.

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