Business networks in California can depend on quick and affordable online technical support from Progent's certified network security experts to resolve critical security issues. The cost is competitive, charges are by the minute, engagement is quick, and service is world class. Progent also offers assistance for complex projects that demand the services of seasoned security engineers with top industry certifications.

If your California network is situated outside of larger metropolitan areas including Los Angeles, San Jose, San Francisco, or Sacramento, contact with local certified network security professionals is often limited when there's an emergency. This can cause a drop in productivity for your business, angry clients, idle employees, and distracted executives. By calling Progent's remote support, you can get in touch with a Certified security professional ready to provide expertise when you have to have it to get your information system operating and restore your information.

Progent can assist you in your efforts to defend your network with support services that can range from security checks to developing a company-wide security strategy. Progent offers affordable service to assist small and midsize companies to design and manage protected IT environments powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that may include servers and desktops based on UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems plus mobile clients with Apple iPhones and iPads or Android or Windows Phone devices.

Progent can also help you outsource spam filtering and defense against email-borne attacks. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the services and infrastructure of top information security companies to provide web-based management and world-class security for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also enable Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified engineers are available remotely or in person to offer a range of urgent or longer-term IT security services which include:

  • Run automated network security audits
  • Recover quickly after attacks
  • Install and troubleshoot firewalls
  • Configure safe solutions for remote and mobile connectivity
  • Deploy advanced applications for automatic defense against viruses, spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Develop a comprehensive security strategy with proactive network monitoring
  • Offer outsourced Call Center Support
  • Develop an effective data backup and business continuity plan centered on Microsoft Data Protection Manager backup technology
If your network has an urgent requirement for computer security help, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Help.

Progent's engineers provide advanced support in key facets of system protection that include security assessment, firewall/VPN support, and high-level security consulting.

System Security Audits
Progent's expert security engineers can evaluate the strength of your current computer security implementation by performing comprehensive remote automated analysis based on sophisticated utilities and proven techniques. Progent's skill in this service saves your company consulting fees and assures an accurate picture of security holes. The information your business gains can make up the basis of a network protection strategy that will allow your information system to operate safely and react quickly to new threats.

Automated Network Security Evaluation
Progent provides consulting in the use of security evaluation products including Microsoft's MBSA and GFI LANguard for affordably performing a set of automatic system testing scans to uncover possible security holes. Progent has extensive knowledge of other network analysis products such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye, plus utilities like SolarWinds, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand audit reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can help you build protection into your company operations, configure auditing applications, define and deploy a protected system environment, and suggest policies to maximize the security of your network. Progent's security engineers are ready to help you configure a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and data, and integrate virtual private network. Find out additional information concerning Progent's automated security assessment.

Security Inventory Scanning Packages for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory scanning bundles intended to allow small businesses to get a professional security evaluation from an accredited security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer administers a comprehensive examination of your network from outside your company firewall to uncover possible weaknesses in the security posture you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Scan, an engineer executes a system scan from an authorized machine within your firewall to assess vulnerabilities to inside threats. The two security inventory packages are configured and executed from a secured remote location. The process is managed by an engineer who has earned high-level security credentials and who produces a document that summarizes and interprets the information collected by the scan and proposes practical improvements if called for.

Stealth Penetration Testing Support Services
Stealth intrusion checking is a key part of any comprehensive IT system security strategy. Progentís security professionals can perform extensive penetration tests without the awareness of your company's in-house network support staff. Unannounced penetration checking shows whether existing security defense tools such as intrusion incident alerts and event history monitoring are correctly set up and consistently monitored. Learn more on Progent's network security penetration analysis support services.

Firewalls and VPN Expertise
Progent's expertise in security solutions includes in-depth familiarity with leading firewalls and VPN technology offered by multiple companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent offers the services of engineers with important networking certifications such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX Firewalls Configuration and Debugging
The new Cisco ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more performance than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for all new deployments. Following Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most deployed intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide powerful new capabilities including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help you to maintain your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances or upgrade to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist you to plan, configure, optimize, manage and debug firewall solutions based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See additional details about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower integration and debugging services.

Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Engineering Services
Cisco's network security and offsite access technology represent a complete range of manageable security products to help safeguard your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's Virtual Private Network line features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's expert staff of consultants includes field-proven specialists with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who are able to assist your organization to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security solutions that fit best with your business objectives. Read additional information concerning Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Consulting Expertise for Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent offers small and mid-size organizations professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and VPN security companies including Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to create a detailed security plan and choose appropriate technologies from a variety of vendors to achieve your security objectives while sticking within your budget limits.

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

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates next generation behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoint devices and servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely get by traditional signature-matching AV tools. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud resources and provides a single platform to address the complete malware attack progression including filtering, identification, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Top capabilities include single-click rollback using Windows VSS and automatic network-wide immunization against new threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer ultra-affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and VMs, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and responding to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device control, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies packaged within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help your business to design and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique needs and that helps you prove compliance with legal and industry information protection regulations. Progent will assist you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that require immediate action. Progent can also assist your company to set up and verify a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly rate, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and allows rapid restoration of vital data, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted due to hardware failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or mirrored to both. Progent's backup and recovery consultants can provide world-class expertise to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can help you to restore your critical data. Find out more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of top information security companies to deliver centralized control and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a further level of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway offers anti-virus 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 safeguard 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 organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hosting solution without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, update, retrieve and safeguard information about your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to 50% of time thrown away searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network like recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need the instant you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Security Design
Every business should have a thoroughly considered security program that includes both preventive procedures and reaction plans. The proactive plan is a set of mechanisms that help to reduce security weaknesses. The reactive plan helps your IT security personnel to assess the damage resulting from a security penetration, fix the system, document the experience, and get the IT network restored as quickly as possible.

Progent's expert information security engineers can to help your business to perform a full risk evaluation and create a computer security plan to implement security policies and controls to reduce future assaults and dangers.

CISM Accredited Network Security Consulting Expertise
The CISM organization describes the core competencies and global standards of skill that IT security professionals are expected to learn. CISM gives executive management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM credential possess the background and capability to provide efficient security administration and support services. Progent offers the expertise of CISM Premier security professionals to help companies with:

  • Network Security Governance
  • Risk Analysis
  • Information Security Program Management
  • Information Security Administration
  • Response Management
Read additional information concerning Progent's CISM Qualified Network Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Certified Security Consulting Services
The CISSP credential denotes mastery of a global standard for data security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has awarded certification recognition in the field of information security defined by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide access to of security professionals who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified consultant to help your organization in a variety security fields including:

  • Security Management Procedures
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Management Systems and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Site Security
  • Cryptography Mechanisms
  • Telecom, LAN and WAN Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Read additional information about Progent's CISSP Qualified Cybersecurity Support Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified information system architecture engineers are experts who have earned ISSAP Certification as a result of thorough testing and extensive experience with information security architecture. The ISSAP credential indicates demonstrated skill in the more complex requirements of information system security architecture within the broader field of IS security expertise needed for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your business with all phases of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Management Systems and Techniques
  • Telecom and Network Protection
  • Data Encryption Solutions
  • Needs Analysis and Security Standards
  • Business Continuity Planning and DRP
  • Physical Security
Learn additional information about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure System Architecture Engineering Expertise.

CISA Accredited Network Security Auditing Consulting Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a prestigious qualification that indicates expertise in IS security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants pass an extensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA IS security audit engineers are available to help your company in the areas of:

  • Information Systems Audit Process
  • Information Technology Administration
  • Network Assets and Architecture Lifecycle
  • IT Support
  • Safeguarding Information Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Learn additional information about Progent's CISA Certified Network Security Auditing Engineering Support.

CRISC Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA in 2010 to validate an IT professional's ability to design, deploy, and maintain IS control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to develop and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk management consultants offer a variety of risk assessment services such as:

  • Collect data and study documentation to evaluate major risk scenarios
  • Identify statutory, regulatory, and contractual requirements and organizational policies associated with your network to determine their possible influence on your strategic goals
  • Identify potential threats for your operational workflows to help in analyzing your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness initiative and provide seminars to ensure your stakeholders appreciate IT risk so they can contribute to your risk management program
  • Match key risk scenarios to related business procedures to help assign risk responsibility
  • Determine risk appetite with executive management and major stakeholders to ensure they are in agreement
Learn additional information concerning Progent's CRISC Risk Management Consultants.

GIAC Qualified Network Security Consulting Assistance
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security engineers. GIAC's goal is to make sure that an accredited professional possesses the knowledge appropriate to provide support in important areas of network, information, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and institutions around the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC security audit engineers can help your business in the areas of:

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

Get in Touch with a Certified Security Engineer
To find out how to contact a certified Progent security consultant for online or onsite help in California, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Online Network Help.