Small business computer networks in Vermont can now get quick and economical remote help from Progent's qualified network security support specialists to resolve critical security problems. The cost is reasonable, billing is per minute, engagement is immediate, and support is unbeatable. Progent also offers help for complex engagements that requires the services of senior security consultants with high-level industry credentials.

In case your Vermont network is situated far from major metropolitan neighborhoods such as Burlington, Rutland, or Montpelier, access to local qualified security engineers is often limited when there's a security disaster. This can cause lost productivity for your business, upset customers, idle workers, and distracted management. By utilizing Progent, you have access to a certified security consultant ready to provide expertise whenever you require it to get your computer network on line and recover your data.

Progent can help you at any level in your initiatives to protect your network with services that can range from security audits to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides affordable support to assist companies of any size to set up and maintain secure networks powered by Windows and Cisco technology and that can include servers and desktops running UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X operating systems plus BYOD clients with Apple iPhones and iPads or Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also help you outsource spam blocking and protection from e-mail-based security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the services and infrastructure of top data security companies to deliver centralized control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to inbound attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also enable Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall.

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

If your business has an emergency requirement for IT security help, go to Progent's Emergency Online Technical Help.

Progent's security experts offer advanced services in key facets of system protection including auditing, firewall and VPN solutions, and advanced security planning.

Security Assessment
Progent's expert security engineers can assess the vulnerability of your current computer protection environment by performing comprehensive remote automated testing via advanced software tools and tested procedures. Progent's skill in administering this service saves your company money and offers a detailed portrayal of security holes. The information your company is provided can be used as the basis of a network protection plan that will permit your network to run dependably and respond rapidly to new risks.

Automated Network Security Assessment
Progent provides expertise in the use of security testing software including MBSA and GFI LANguard for affordably performing a set of programmed network auditing scans to identify potential security problems. Progent has extensive knowledge of additional network auditing products such as NMAP, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye, plus tools such as Metasploit Framework, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to make sense of testing reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can help you design protection into your company operations, configure auditing tools, plan and implement a secure network environment, and recommend policies to optimize the security of your IT system. Progent's security consultants are available to assist you to configure a firewall, design safe remote connectivity to email and business applications, and install virtual private network. Find out more on Progent's automated security assessment.

Security Inventory Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory and evaluation packages designed to allow small businesses to get a professional security evaluation from an accredited security engineer. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer runs an extensive test of your network from outside your company firewall to uncover possible weaknesses in the security posture you present to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a certified security professional executes a network scan from an authorized machine inside your firewall to determine vulnerabilities to inside attacks. The two security inventory packages are set up and run from a secured external location. The process is overseen by an engineer with high-level security credentials and who generates a report that details and interprets the information collected by the security scan and suggests cost-effective remediation if called for.

Network Penetration Analysis Support Services
Stealth intrusion testing is an important part of any comprehensive network security strategy. Progentís security experts can run extensive penetration checks without the awareness of your organization's in-house IT resources. Unannounced penetration checking uncovers whether current security defense tools such as intrusion detection alerts and event history analysis are correctly configured and actively monitored. Find out additional information concerning Progent's network security penetration testing consulting.

Firewall And Virtual Private Network (VPN) Support
Progent's expertise in security technology includes in-depth familiarity with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network products offered by multiple companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the support of engineers who have earned key industry certifications including CCIE 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 latest generation of Cisco ASA 5500-X Series of firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more value than Cisco's legacy PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for new deployments. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire family of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most popular network intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring enhanced features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIE network experts can assist you to maintain your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances and migrate efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and onsite help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help you to plan, integrate, tune, manage and troubleshoot firewall solutions built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read additional details about Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and debugging services.

Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and offsite connection products provide a comprehensive range of easy-to-administer security solutions to help safeguard your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's Virtual Private Network product family features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN concentrators. Progent's expert consulting staff includes experienced engineers with Cisco CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who can assist your business to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security solutions that fit most closely with your company goals. Learn more information about Progent's Support Services for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Products.

Engineering Expertise for Additional Firewall and VPN Solutions
Progent offers small and medium size businesses expert consulting for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and VPN security vendors such as WatchGuard, Juniper, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to design a comprehensive security strategy and select appropriate technologies from multiple vendors to support your security goals while staying within your spending restraints.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight series of network management outsourcing services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. Managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates next generation behavior machine learning technology to guard endpoints and physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely get by traditional signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud resources and offers a single platform to automate the entire threat progression including filtering, identification, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top features include single-click rollback with Windows VSS and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer affordable in-depth protection for physical and virtual servers, desktops, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint management, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's specific requirements and that allows you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security standards. Progent will assist you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alerts that require urgent attention. Progent can also assist you to install and test a backup and disaster recovery solution like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and enables fast recovery of critical files, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted due to hardware failures, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide world-class expertise to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can help you to restore your business-critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the infrastructure of leading data security vendors to provide web-based control and comprehensive protection for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays inside your security perimeter. For more information, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual host set up and maintained by Progent's network support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the OS software, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, update, retrieve and protect data about your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned about impending expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and managing your IT documentation, you can save as much as half of time spent trying to find vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for holding and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether youíre making improvements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you require when you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Network Security Consulting
Every company ought to have a carefully considered security program that includes both preventive procedures and response plans. The proactive plan is a set of mechanisms designed to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan assists your company's IT security engineers to evaluate the impact resulting from a security penetration, repair the damage, document the experience, and get the IT network restored as rapidly as feasible.

Progent's certified information security engineers can to help you to run a comprehensive vulnerability assessment and define a computer security strategy to implement security policies and controls to mitigate ongoing assaults and threats.

CISM Certified System Security Consulting Services
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee describes the basic capabilities and worldwide standards of skill that information security professionals are expected to learn. CISM gives executive management the confidence that consultants who have qualified for their CISM credential have the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security administration and support consulting. Progent offers the expertise of CISM qualified security professionals to help companies with:

  • Information Security Processes
  • Risk Management
  • Information Security Implementation Management
  • Network Security Management
  • Recovery Management
Learn more information concerning Progent's CISM Information Security Engineering Expertise.

CISSP Accredited Security Engineering Assistance
CISSP certification recognizes expertise with a worldwide standard for data security. ANSI has granted certification recognition in the field of information protection stipulated by ISO 17024. Progent can provide access to of security consultants who have earned CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified consultant to help your enterprise in a broad range of security fields such as:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Architecture and Models
  • Access Management Solutions and Methodology
  • Applications Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Technology
  • Telecom, LAN and WAN Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Find out more details about Progent's CISSP Network Security Support Services.

ISSAP Certified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Assistance
Progent's ISSAP certified IT architecture professionals are experts who have been awarded ISSAP Certification as a result of rigorous testing and extensive work with network security architecture. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential represents demonstrated competence in the more in-depth requirements of IS security architecture bounded by the broader scope of information security expertise needed for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your business with all phases of architecture security including.

  • Access Control Systems and Methodologies
  • Telecom and Network Security
  • Data Encryption Solutions
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Criteria
  • BCP and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Site Security
Find out more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure IT Architecture Support Expertise.

CISA Qualified Network Security Auditing Consulting Assistance
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a globally recognized achievement that indicates mastery in network security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has consultants undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA-certified network security audit experts can help your IT organization with:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • Information Technology Enforcement
  • Network Assets and Architecture Lifecycle
  • Information Technology Support
  • Protecting Information Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Find out additional information concerning Progent's CISA Qualified Network Security Auditing Consulting Services.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's ability to design, deploy, and maintain IS controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to create and execute a workplace continuity strategy based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-certified network risk mitigation engineers can provide a variety of risk identification services including:

  • Collect information and review documentation to help identify significant risk scenarios
  • Inventory legal, regulatory, and business mandates and organizational standards associated with your information system to determine their possible influence on your business goals
  • Point out potential vulnerabilities for your business processes to assist in analyzing your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness initiative and conduct training to make sure your organization appreciate IS risk so they can assist with your risk control process
  • Match key risk vectors to related business processes to help assign risk ownership
  • Determine risk appetite with executive management and key stakeholders to ensure they align
Find out more details concerning Progent's CRISC Experts.

GIAC Certified Network Security Engineering Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the skill of information technology security engineers. GIAC's mission is to make sure that an accredited security consultant has the skills appropriate to provide support in critical categories of network, data, and program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-qualified IS security audit consultants are available to help your IT organization with:

Find out additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Get in Touch with a Security Expert
To find out how you can access a Progent security engineer for online or onsite help in Vermont, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Network Support.

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