Small business computer networks in the state of Florida now have fast and economical remote help from Progent's qualified network security engineers to help with complex security problems. The cost is competitive, charges are per minute, sign-up is immediate, and service is world class. Progent also provides assistance for complex engagements that requires the expertise of seasoned security engineers with high-level industry credentials.

If your Florida company is outside of larger metropolitan neighborhoods such as Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Hialeah, or Orlando, the availability of local qualified security support specialists may be limited when there's an urgent situation. This can cause a loss of income for your business, angry customers, unproductive employees, and defocused management. By contacting Progent's online services, you have access to a Premier security engineer ready to provide expertise whenever you require it to keep your network operating and recover your data.

Progent can help you in a variety of ways in your initiatives to guard your information system with support that can range from network security assessments to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Progent provides economical service to assist businesses of all sizes to set up and maintain safe networks powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that can include servers and desktops based on UNIX or Linux operating systems plus BYOD clients with Apple iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also help you outsource spam blocking and defense against e-mail-based security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption platform that uses the technology of leading data security vendors to deliver web-based control and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter.

Progent's security engineers are available online or on site to provide a range of urgent or longer-term network security services which include:

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

Progent's support professionals can deliver advanced services in key fields of computer protection that include auditing, firewall and VPN expertise, and high-level security planning.

Security Evaluation
Progent's expert security consultants can evaluate the effectiveness of your existing computer security systems through comprehensive remote automated analysis via advanced utilities and proven procedures. Progent's skill in administering this testing saves you money and offers a detailed portrayal of gaps. The knowledge your IT organization gains can make up the foundation of a network protection strategy that will allow your network to run safely and react quickly to new threats.

Automated Security Analysis
Progent offers consulting in the application of security analysis utilities such as MBSA and GFI LANguard for affordably running a variety of automatic network testing scans to identify potential security vulnerabilities. Progent has broad experience with additional security auditing utilities including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as tools like SolarWinds, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand testing reports and react appropriately.

Progent can show you how to design security into your company operations, install scanning software, plan and implement a protected system environment, and recommend procedures to maximize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, implement safe remote access to email and business applications, and integrate virtual private network. Find out more about Progent's automated security audits.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory and evaluation packages intended to enable small companies to receive an impartial network security assessment from an accredited security engineer. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, a security expert runs an extensive examination of your network from outside your firewalled perimeter to uncover potential risks in the security posture you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs a system scan from an authorized computer within your company firewall to assess vulnerabilities to inside assaults. Both security inventory packages are set up and run from a secured remote location. The process is overseen by a consultant with high-level security credentials and who produces a document that summarizes and interprets the data collected by the scan and proposes cost-effective remediation if appropriate.

Stealth Security Penetration Analysis Consulting
Stealth penetration testing is an important part of any successful IT system security strategy. Progentís security professionals can run thorough intrusion checks without the knowledge of your organization's in-house network support resources. Unannounced penetration testing uncovers whether existing security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection alerts and event log analysis are correctly configured and actively checked. Learn additional information about Progent's stealth security penetration testing consulting.

Firewall/VPN Support
Progent's background in network security technology encompasses in-depth field work with major firewalls and VPN technology from a variety of companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and Juniper. Progent can provide the services of consultants with important networking accreditations such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX Firewalls Configuration and Troubleshooting
The current Cisco ASA 5500-X Series of firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more bang for the buck than Cisco's legacy firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for all new installations. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole line of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the world's most deployed intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring enhanced features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can help you to manage your legacy PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls or upgrade efficiently to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer remote and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your organization to plan, deploy, optimize, administer and troubleshoot firewall solutions built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read more details about ASA Firewalls with Firepower integration and troubleshooting services.

Cisco Network Security and VPN Engineering Services
Cisco's network security and remote connection technology provide a comprehensive line of easy-to-administer security products to help protect your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's Virtual Private Network product family features routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's expert consulting staff includes experienced specialists with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP qualifications who can assist your business to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that fit best with your company goals. Read additional details concerning Progent's Engineering Services for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Products.

Consulting Expertise for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent provides small and medium size companies professional consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper, and SonicWall. Progent can help you design a comprehensive security plan and select the right technologies from a variety of suppliers to achieve your security goals while sticking within your budget restraints.

Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight series of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes next generation behavior-based analysis tools to guard endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely escape legacy signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to manage the complete threat progression including protection, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Key features include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer security for physical and virtual servers, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint management, and web filtering through leading-edge tools incorporated within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help your business to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's specific needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry data protection regulations. Progent will help you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alarms that require urgent action. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and allows rapid restoration of vital data, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged as a result of component breakdowns, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can deliver advanced support to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can assist you to recover your business-critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the technology of top information security vendors to deliver web-based management and comprehensive protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall. For more information, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its key servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and managed by Progent's network support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hardware environment without a time-consuming and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into a single hosting provider. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, maintain, retrieve and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSLs or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT documentation, you can save up to 50% of time thrown away looking for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for storing and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre planning enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you require the instant you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Network Security Consulting
Any business ought to have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both pre-attack procedures and reaction planning. The proactive plan is a collection of procedures that help to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy helps your security personnel to assess the damage resulting from a security penetration, repair the network, document the experience, and get business functions running as soon as feasible.

Progent's certified IT security engineers are available to help your company to run a comprehensive vulnerability assessment and create a computer security plan to establish security processes and mechanisms to mitigate future assaults and dangers.

CISM Qualified Security Engineering Expertise
The CISM committee describes the core competencies and international standards of performance that IT security managers are required to learn. It provides business management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM credential have the experience and knowledge to provide effective security administration and support consulting. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM Premier security professionals to help businesses with:

  • Information Security Processes
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Information Security Program Management
  • Network Security Management
  • Recovery Management
Find out additional details about Progent's CISM Certified Network Security Support Expertise.

CISSP Accredited Security Engineering Support
The CISSP credential recognizes mastery of a worldwide standard for information security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has granted the CISSP credential recognition in the field of data security under ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers the services of security professionals who have earned CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified expert to help your company in a broad range of security fields such as:

  • Security Management Procedures
  • Security Infrastructure and Models
  • Access Control Systems and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Data Encryption Technology
  • Telecom, Network and WAN Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Read additional details concerning Progent's CISSP Accredited Network Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Support
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified IT architecture engineers are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification through rigorous examination and significant work with information security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential indicates proven skill in the more complex requirements of information security architecture within the broader scope of information system security expertise needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your business with all aspects of architecture security including.

  • Access Control Mechanisms and Methodologies
  • Phone System and Network Security
  • Cryptography Solutions
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Standards
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Physical Security
Learn additional information about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Information System Architecture Engineering Services.

CISA Accredited Security Auditing Consulting Support
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a globally recognized qualification that signifies expertise in IS security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that consultants pass a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA-certified information security audit engineers can help your IT organization with:

  • IS Audit Services
  • Information Technology Governance
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
  • Information Technology Support
  • Protecting Information Assets
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Find out more details concerning Progent's CISA Qualified Network Security Auditing Consulting Assistance.

CRISC Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's skills to plan, implement, and maintain information system control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to create and execute a workplace continuity strategy that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk mitigation consultants offer a variety of risk assessment services such as:

  • Collect information and review documentation to identify major vulnerabilities
  • Identify legal, regulatory, and contractual mandates and company standards associated with your network to determine their potential impact on your strategic objectives
  • Point out possible threats for your business workflows to assist in analyzing your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and provide training to ensure your organization appreciate IS risk so they can contribute to your risk control program
  • Connect key risk vectors to your associated business processes to help assign risk ownership
  • Determine risk appetite with executive management and key stakeholders to ensure they align
Learn more information concerning Progent's CRISC Risk Management Consultants.

GIAC Accredited IS Security Engineering Support
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of information technology security engineers. GIAC's mission is to verify that an accredited professional has the skills appropriate to provide support in key categories of network, data, and software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and government organizations around the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC-qualified information security audit specialists can help your company with:

Find out more details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Talk to a Security Engineer
To learn how to contact a certified Progent security consultant for remote or on-premises help in Florida, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Remote Computer Help.