Company computer networks in the state of Wisconsin can depend on fast and economical remote technical support from Progent's certified security experts to fix critical security issues. Rates are affordable, charges are by the minute, sign-up is quick, and service is world class. Progent also provides help for long-term projects that demand the knowledge of senior security engineers with high-level industry certifications.

In case your Wisconsin company is located some distance from major metropolitan neighborhoods including Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, or Kenosha, contact with local certified security experts may be problematic when there's a crisis. This can result in lost productivity for your company, angry customers, idle employees, and distracted management. By calling Progent's remote support, you have access to a certified security engineer ready to offer expertise when you require it to keep your network running and restore your data.

Progent can help you in all your initiatives to protect your network with services ranging from security checks to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides economical support to help small and midsize companies to design and maintain secure networks based on Microsoft Windows and Cisco technology and that may include computers based on UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X operating systems plus mobile clients with Apple iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam blocking and defense against e-mail-based attacks. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption solution that uses the services and infrastructure of top data security vendors to provide web-based control and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and conserves system 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 local security gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter.

Progent's security engineers are available online or in person to provide a variety of emergency or longer-term IT security services which include:

If your business has an emergency requirement for IT security help, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Support.

Progent's security experts provide world-class support in key fields of computer security that include security evaluation, firewall and VPN expertise, and high-level security planning.

System Security Assessment
Progent's expert security engineers can assess the strength of your existing computer security implementation by performing exhaustive remote automated analysis via sophisticated software tools and proven techniques. Progent's skill in administering this testing saves your company consulting fees and assures a detailed picture of security holes. The information your IT organization gains can form the foundation of a security plan that will allow your network to run safely and respond rapidly to new threats.

Automated Network Vulnerability Audits
Progent provides expertise in the application of security analysis packages including Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner for affordably performing a variety of programmed system auditing scans to uncover possible security problems. Progent has broad experience with additional security analysis utilities including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye, plus utilities like Metasploit Framework, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to make sense of audit reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can show you how to build protection into your company processes, configure auditing applications, plan and deploy a protected system architecture, and recommend policies to optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are able to show you how to set up a firewall, design safe remote access to email and data, and install VPN. Learn more on Progent's network security audits.

Security Inventory Service Packages for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory packages designed to allow small companies to get an objective security evaluation from an accredited security expert. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert administers a comprehensive examination of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewalled perimeter to determine potential weaknesses in the security profile you present to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer executes a system scan from a secure machine within your company firewall to evaluate the risk to inside assaults. The two security inventory packages are set up and executed from a protected external site. The process is directed by a consultant with top security credentials and who generates a document that summarizes and analyzes the data captured by the scan and proposes cost-effective remediation if called for.

Network Security Penetration Analysis Consulting
Stealth penetration checking is a key part of any comprehensive IT system security plan. Progentís security professionals can run extensive intrusion tests without the awareness of your organization's in-house network support resources. Unannounced penetration testing uncovers whether existing security defense tools such as intrusion incident warnings and event log analysis are properly set up and consistently checked. Find out additional information concerning Progent's stealth security penetration analysis support services.

Firewall/VPN Support
Progent's background in security solutions encompasses extensive familiarity with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network products offered by a variety of vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the support of consultants who have earned important industry accreditations including CCIE and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX Firewalls Integration and Debugging
The current Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more bang for the buck than Cisco's earlier firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for all new installations. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the world's most popular network intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring enhanced features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist your company to maintain your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances and upgrade to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and onsite help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your business to design, deploy, optimize, administer and troubleshoot firewall solutions based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Find out more details about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and debugging services.

Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Support Expertise
Cisco's network security and remote connection products provide a complete line of manageable security solutions to help protect your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's Virtual Private Network product family features routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven engineers with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who are able to assist your business to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security solutions that align best with your company goals. Learn more information about Progent's Engineering Services for Cisco Security Technology and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Support Services for Additional Firewall and VPN Solutions
Progent offers small and mid-size businesses professional consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN products from major firewall and VPN security vendors such as WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you design a comprehensive security plan and choose appropriate technologies from multiple vendors to achieve your security objectives while staying within your budget restraints.

Expert Network Security Consulting
Any business ought to develop a thoroughly considered security program that includes both preventive processes and reaction planning. The proactive strategy is a collection of steps that help to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy assists your network security personnel to evaluate the damage resulting from a security penetration, repair the network, document the experience, and get the IT network running as quickly as possible.

Progent's expert information security engineers are available to help you to perform a comprehensive vulnerability assessment and create a computer security strategy to implement security processes and mechanisms to reduce future attacks and dangers.

CISM Certified Security Engineering Assistance
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee describes the core competencies and worldwide standards of performance that information security professionals are expected to master. CISM provides business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM credential possess the background and knowledge to deliver efficient security management and support consulting. Progent can provide the support of CISM certified security consultants to help businesses with:

  • IS Security Governance
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Information Security Implementation Management
  • IS Security Administration
  • Recovery Planning
Read more details concerning Progent's CISM Qualified IS Security Support Services.

CISSP Qualified Security Engineering Expertise
CISSP denotes mastery of a global standard for data security. ANSI has awarded the CISSP credential recognition in the field of information security defined by ISO 17024. Progent can provide access to of security consultants who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified expert to help your business in a variety security areas such as:

  • Security Administration Procedures
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Management Systems and Methodology
  • Applications Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
  • Telecom, LAN and WAN Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Learn more details about Progent's CISSP Qualified Security Consulting Expertise.

ISSAP Qualified Secure IT Architecture Consulting Services
Progent's ISSAP qualified information system architecture professionals are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP status as a result of thorough examination and significant work with network security architecture. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) certification indicates demonstrated skill in the more in-depth requirements of information security architecture within the wider field of IS security expertise needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your business with all aspects of architecture security including.

  • Access Control Systems and Methodologies
  • Phone System and Network Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Options
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Physical Security
Find out additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure IT Architecture Consulting Professionals.

CISA Certified Security Auditing Engineering Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a globally recognized achievement that signifies expertise in information system security audit and control. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that consultants undergo a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA-certified network security audit consultants are available to help your IT organization with:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • IT Administration
  • Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle
  • IT Support
  • Safeguarding Information Assets
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Find out the details about Progent's CISA Certified Security Auditing Consulting Services.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's ability to plan, implement, and support information system control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and execute a workplace continuity plan that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk mitigation engineers can provide a variety of risk identification services including:

  • Collect data and review documentation to evaluate major vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and company policies related to your network to determine their possible influence on your strategic goals
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities for your operational workflows to help in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Create a risk awareness program and conduct seminars to make sure your stakeholders appreciate IS risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
  • Connect identified risk scenarios to related business procedures to help assign risk responsibility
  • Validate risk appetite with your senior management and major stakeholders to ensure they align
Get the details concerning Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants.

GIAC Certified Security Engineering Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of information technology security engineers. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited professional has the skills needed to provide support in important areas of system, data, and program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC-qualified security audit experts can help your IT organization with:

  • Auditing Networks
  • Incident Handling
  • Traffic Analysis
  • Web-based Services Security
  • SIEM solutions
Learn additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Get in Touch with a Security Engineer
To find out how to access a certified Progent security consultant for online or on-premises assistance in Wisconsin, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Remote Network Support.

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