Business information networks in the state of Vermont now have fast and economical remote access to Progent's qualified security engineers to help with complex security problems. Rates are reasonable, billing is per minute, engagement is quick, and service is world class. Progent also offers help for long-term projects that demand the expertise of senior security engineers with high-level industry certifications.

If your Vermont company is situated some distance from more populated urban areas like Burlington, Rutland, or Montpelier, the availability of nearby accredited network security engineers may be problematic when there's a crisis. This could mean a drop in revenue for your business, angry clients, unproductive workers, and distracted executives. By utilizing Progent's online services, you have access to a qualified security professional ready to offer assistance when you need it to keep your network on line and restore your data.

Progent can help you in a variety of ways in your initiatives to protect your information system with support services ranging from network security audits to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Progent offers economical support to help businesses of all sizes to set up and manage secure IT environments based on Microsoft Windows and Cisco technology and that may include computers running UNIX or Linux operating systems plus BYOD users with Apple handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also help you outsource spam blocking and protection from e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that uses the technology of leading data security companies to provide web-based management and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified professionals are available remotely or in person to offer a range of urgent or project-based computer security services such as:

If your company has an immediate need for IT security help, go to Progent's Emergency Remote Network Support.

Progent's engineers can deliver advanced services in key areas of computer protection that include analysis, firewalls and VPN, and advanced security consulting.

System Security Audits
Progent's certified security consultants can evaluate the vulnerability of your current computer security environment through exhaustive remote automated analysis based on sophisticated software tools and proven procedures. Progent's skill in administering this testing saves your company time and money and offers an accurate picture of gaps. The information your company is provided can make up the foundation of a security strategy that can allow your information system to operate safely and respond rapidly to new risks.

Automated Vulnerability Audits
Progent offers consulting in the use of security analysis packages such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and GFI LANguard for economically performing a set of programmed network testing checks to uncover potential security vulnerabilities. Progent has extensive knowledge of additional security analysis products such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP application mapper, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus utilities like SolarWinds, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand audit reports and react effectively.

Progent can help you design protection into your company operations, configure auditing software, define and implement a secure system architecture, and recommend procedures to optimize the security of your IT system. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to set up a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and business applications, and integrate VPN. Learn more about Progent's network security assessment.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory scanning bundles intended to allow small businesses to receive a professional network security assessment from an accredited security engineer. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs an extensive examination of your network from beyond your firewall to uncover potential risks in the security profile you present to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs a network scan from a secure machine inside your company firewall to evaluate the risk to inside attacks. The two security inventory services are configured and executed from a protected remote site. The project is overseen by a consultant who has earned high-level security credentials and who produces a report that summarizes and analyzes the data captured by the scan and suggests cost-effective improvements where called for.

Network Security Penetration Analysis Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is a key part of any serious IT system security strategy. Progentís security experts can run thorough penetration tests without the knowledge of your company's in-house network support resources. Stealth penetration testing uncovers whether current security monitoring tools such as intrusion detection alerts and event log monitoring are properly configured and actively checked. Find out additional information about Progent's stealth penetration testing support services.

Firewalls and VPN Solutions
Progent's expertise in network security solutions includes extensive familiarity with major firewalls and VPN products offered by multiple companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent can provide the services of consultants with important industry certifications including CCIE and Microsoft 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 Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more performance than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for all new deployments. After Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire family of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most deployed network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring powerful new features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help your company to maintain your current PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls or upgrade 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 your business to design, integrate, optimize, manage and debug firewall solutions based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn additional details about Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services integration and debugging support.

Cisco Security and VPN Consulting Services
Cisco's security and remote connection products provide a comprehensive line of easy-to-administer security solutions to help protect your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN line includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven specialists with Cisco CCIE and CCNP qualifications who are able to assist your business to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security solutions that align best with your company goals. Find out more information about Progent's Consulting Services for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Products.

Consulting Services for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent provides small and mid-size organizations expert support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN technology from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors such as WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to design a detailed security strategy and select the right products from multiple vendors to support your security objectives while staying within your spending restraints.

Expert Security Design
Every business should have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both pre-attack processes and reaction planning. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps designed to minimize security weaknesses. The reactive plan assists your security engineers to assess the damage caused by an attack, repair the system, record the experience, and get the IT network running as rapidly as feasible.

Progent's expert information security engineers are available to assist you to perform a full vulnerability assessment and create a computer security strategy to establish security policies and controls to mitigate future attacks and threats.

CISM Qualified System Security Engineering Expertise
The CISM organization describes the core capabilities and international standards of skill that IT security managers are expected to master. CISM provides business management the confidence that those who have earned their CISM credential have the experience and capability to provide effective security administration and support services. Progent can provide the support of CISM certified security professionals to help businesses with:

  • Network Security Strategies
  • Risk Management
  • Network Security Program Management
  • Network Security Management
  • Recovery Management
Learn more details concerning Progent's CISM Qualified Network Security Engineering Professionals.

CISSP Accredited Security Consulting Expertise
The CISSP credential denotes expertise with a worldwide standard for network security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has awarded certification accreditation in the field of information protection under ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide access to of security professionals who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your business in a variety security areas including:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Management Systems and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Physical Security
  • Data Encryption Mechanisms
  • Telecom, LAN and Internet Security
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Find out additional details about Progent's CISSP-certified Security Consulting Expertise.

ISSAP Certified Secure Information System Architecture Engineering Assistance
Progent's ISSAP certified information system architecture professionals are consultants who have earned ISSAP status through thorough examination and significant work with network security architecture. The ISSAP certification indicates demonstrated mastery in the more complex demands of IS security architecture bounded by the wider field of information system security expertise needed for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your business with all phases of architecture security including.

  • Access Management Mechanisms and Techniques
  • Telecommunications and Network Infrastructure Protection
  • Encryption/Decryption Solutions
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Standards
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and DRP
  • Site Security
Read more details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Professionals.

CISA Qualified IS Security Auditing Engineering Expertise
The CISA credential is a recognized qualification that represents expertise in information system security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo an extensive examination given by the ISACA professional association. Progent's CISA-certified information security audit consultants are available to assist your business with:

  • IS Audit Process
  • IT Governance
  • Systems and Architecture Planned Useful Life
  • IT Support
  • Safeguarding Data Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Read more information concerning Progent's CISA Certified IS Security Auditing Engineering Assistance.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to validate a consultant's skills to plan, implement, and support information system controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to develop and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-qualified network risk management experts offer a range of risk identification services such as:

  • Collect data and study documentation to evaluate major vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, industry, and business mandates and organizational policies associated with your network to assess their potential influence on your business objectives
  • Identify potential threats for your operational processes to assist in analyzing your corporate 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 program
  • Match identified risk vectors to related operational procedures to help assign risk ownership
  • Determine risk appetite with your senior leadership and key stakeholders to ensure they match
Get additional information concerning Progent's CRISC Consultants.

GIAC Accredited Information System Security Engineering Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the skill of computer security professionals. GIAC's goal is to make sure that a certified professional has the skills appropriate to provide services in important areas of network, information, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC-qualified network security audit engineers are available to assist your business with:

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

Get in Touch with a Progent Security Specialist
To learn how you can get in touch with a security engineer for online or on-premises expertise in Vermont, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Remote Computer Help.

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