Small business IT networks in California can now get fast and affordable remote access to Progent's accredited security consultants to resolve complex security issues. Rates are reasonable, billing is by the minute, sign-up is quick, and service is unbeatable. Progent also offers help for complex projects that demand the expertise of senior security engineers with high-level security certifications.

If your California organization is far from more populated metropolitan areas including Los Angeles, San Jose, San Francisco, or Sacramento, contact with nearby certified security experts is often limited when you have an urgent situation. This can result in a loss of revenue for your business, angry customers, unproductive workers, and distracted management. By utilizing Progent's remote support, you can get in touch with a Premier security professional who can offer help whenever you require it to keep your computer network running and restore your data.

Progent can assist you in your initiatives to protect your information system with services that can range from security audits to creating a company-wide security strategy. Progent provides economical service to help companies of any size to design and maintain safe IT environments powered by Windows and Cisco technology and that may include servers and desktops based on UNIX or Linux platforms as well as mobile users with Apple iOS iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam filtering and protection from email-borne attacks. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that incorporates the technology of top information security vendors to provide centralized control and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps most unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance provides a further level of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter.

Progent's security experts are accessible online or in person to provide a variety of emergency or project-based network security services including:

  • Perform thorough network security evaluations
  • Recuperate quickly after serious security breaches
  • Install hardware and software firewalls
  • Configure safe solutions for remote and mobile connectivity
  • Deploy advanced applications for automatic protection against viruses, spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Help create a company-wide security strategy with round-the-clock security monitoring
  • Offer comprehensive Call Center Services
  • Help Create a practical data backup and business continuity plan based on Microsoft DPM backup/restore technology
If your network has an emergency need for IT security help, go to Progent's Urgent Online Technical Support.

Progent's consultants can deliver world-class services in key areas of network protection including analysis, firewall and VPN expertise, and advanced security consulting.

Security Evaluation
Progent's expert security consultants can evaluate the vulnerability of your existing computer protection environment through exhaustive remote automated testing based on sophisticated software tools and proven procedures. Progent's experience in administering this service saves your company consulting fees and assures a detailed portrayal of weaknesses. The knowledge your IT organization gains can be used as the basis of a security plan that can permit your network to run dependably and react rapidly to new threats.

Automated Network Security Analysis
Progent provides expertise in the use of security evaluation products such as MBSA and GFI LANguard NSS for economically performing a set of programmed system testing checks to identify possible security holes. Progent has extensive experience with other security auditing tools such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus utilities like Metasploit Framework, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand audit reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can show you how to design security into your company operations, install scanning tools, define and implement a protected network architecture, and suggest policies to optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security professionals are able to assist you to configure a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and business applications, and integrate VPN. Learn additional information about Progent's network security analysis.

Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory and evaluation packages designed to enable small businesses to get an objective network security evaluation from a certified security specialist. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer administers an extensive examination of your IT infrastructure from beyond your firewall to determine potential weaknesses in the security profile you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Scan, an engineer executes a system scan from an authorized machine within your company firewall to determine the risk to internal assaults. The two security inventory packages are set up and run from a secured remote location. The process is overseen by a consultant with top security credentials and who produces a document that summarizes and analyzes the information collected by the security scan and proposes cost-effective remediation where called for.

Stealth Security Penetration Analysis Consulting
Stealth penetration checking is a key part of any successful IT system security plan. Progentís security experts can run thorough intrusion checks without the knowledge of your organization's internal network support resources. Stealth penetration testing shows whether current security defense tools such as intrusion detection alerts and event history analysis are correctly set up and consistently checked. Learn more on Progent's stealth penetration analysis support services.

Firewall And Virtual Private Network (VPN) Support
Progent's expertise in network security solutions encompasses in-depth field work with leading firewalls and VPN technology from a variety of vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent offers the services of consultants who have earned important industry accreditations including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Integration and Troubleshooting
The current ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more performance than Cisco's earlier firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for new deployments. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole family of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the world's most popular intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist your company to maintain your legacy PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances or migrate efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer remote and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your business to design, configure, tune, administer and debug firewall environments based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See more information about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services integration and debugging support.

Cisco Network Security and VPN Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and offsite access products represent a complete line of easy-to-administer security products to help protect your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's VPN line includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's professional consulting staff includes field-proven specialists with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP certifications who can help your organization to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that fit most closely with your company goals. Learn additional details concerning Progent's Engineering Expertise for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Consulting Services for Other Firewall and VPN Technology
Progent offers small and mid-size companies expert consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN technology from major firewall and VPN security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and SonicWall. Progent can help you design a comprehensive security strategy and choose appropriate products from a variety of suppliers to support your security goals while sticking within your spending restraints.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's low-cost ProSight line of network management outsourcing services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. Managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates next generation behavior-based analysis tools to guard endpoints and physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily evade legacy signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to address the entire malware attack lifecycle including protection, identification, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Key features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint management, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help your business to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's specific requirements and that helps you prove compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will assist you define and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that require urgent action. Progent can also assist you to install and verify a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and enables rapid recovery of critical files, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of hardware failures, software glitches, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can provide advanced support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can assist you to recover your critical data. Read more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the technology of top data security companies to provide centralized control and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks most threats from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client retains ownership of the data, the OS software, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a lengthy and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure 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, retrieve and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSLs or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time spent trying to find vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre making enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you need when you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Network Security Planning
Any business should have a thoroughly considered security strategy that includes both pre-attack procedures and response planning. The proactive strategy is a collection of procedures that help to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy assists your security engineers to assess the impact caused by an attack, repair the system, record the experience, and get business functions restored as soon as possible.

Progent's expert information security consultants are available to assist your company to run a comprehensive risk evaluation and define a network security plan to implement security processes and mechanisms to mitigate future assaults and dangers.

CISM Accredited Security Consulting Services
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee describes the basic capabilities and worldwide standards of skill that IT security professionals are expected to master. CISM provides business management the assurance that those who have qualified for their CISM credential possess the background and knowledge to deliver efficient security administration and support consulting. Progent can provide the services of CISM Certified security consultants to help businesses with:

  • IS Security Governance
  • Risk Analysis
  • IS Security Program Management
  • Information Security Management
  • Response Planning
Read additional information about Progent's CISM Qualified IS Security Engineering Expertise.

CISSP Accredited Security Engineering Expertise
The CISSP credential denotes expertise with a global standard for data security. ANSI has awarded certification recognition in the area of data protection under ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide the services of security experts who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified professional to help your company in a variety security areas such as:

  • Security Administration Procedures
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Control Systems and Methodology
  • Applications Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Cryptography Mechanisms
  • Telecommunications, Network and WAN Security
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Read additional information concerning Progent's CISSP Security Support Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure Network Architecture Engineering Support
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified system architecture engineers are experts who have earned ISSAP status as a result of thorough examination and significant work with information security design. The ISSAP certification represents proven mastery in the most complex requirements of IS security architecture bounded by the wider field of information system security knowledge required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your company with all phases of architecture security such as.

  • Access Management Systems and Methodologies
  • Phone System and System Infrastructure Protection
  • Data Encryption Options
  • Needs Analysis and Security Standards
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Hardware Security
Read more details about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure Network Architecture Consulting Services.

CISA Accredited Network Security Auditing Consulting Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is an important qualification that signifies mastery in network security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has candidates pass a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA-certified information security audit specialists can help your business in the areas of:

  • Information Systems Audit Process
  • Information Technology Enforcement
  • Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
  • IT Support
  • Protecting Information Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Get the details concerning Progent's CISA Accredited Network Security Auditing Engineering Expertise.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA to verify an IT professional's skills to plan, implement, and maintain information system controls to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to create and execute a workplace continuity strategy that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-certified network risk mitigation specialists can provide a range of risk assessment services including:

  • Collect data and review documentation to identify significant vulnerabilities
  • Identify statutory, regulatory, and contractual mandates and organizational standards associated with your information system to determine their possible impact on your strategic goals
  • Point out possible vulnerabilities for your business processes to help in evaluating your enterprise risk
  • Create a risk awareness initiative and conduct training to make sure your organization appreciate IS risk so they can contribute to your risk management program
  • Match key risk scenarios to related business processes to help determine risk responsibility
  • Determine risk tolerance with executive management and key stakeholders to make sure they match
Learn additional information concerning Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts.

GIAC Certified Information System Security Engineering Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of information technology security professionals. GIAC's goal is to verify that a certified professional possesses the skills appropriate to deliver services in key categories of network, data, and application security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified IS security audit engineers can assist your IT organization in the areas of:

  • Auditing Perimeters
  • Incident Response
  • Traffic Analysis
  • Web-based Application Security
  • SIEM solutions
Read more details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Get in Touch with a Security Engineer
To find out how you can get in touch with a security consultant for online or onsite assistance in California, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Remote Network Support.