Company IT networks in Florida can now get prompt and economical online access to Progent's qualified network security professionals to help with complex security issues. The cost is competitive, charges are per minute, sign-up is quick, and service is world class. Progent also provides help for complex engagements that demand the services of senior security engineers with high-level security certifications.

If your Florida small business is located some distance from more populated metropolitan areas like Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Hialeah, or Orlando, the availability of nearby certified network security engineers could be limited when you have a crisis. This can cause lost revenue for your business, upset customers, unproductive employees, and defocused management. By utilizing Progent's online services, you can get in touch with a Certified security engineer who can deliver help whenever you need it to keep your system on line and salvage your information.

Progent can help you in all your initiatives to defend your information system with services ranging from security audits to developing a comprehensive security strategy. Progent provides economical service to help companies of any size to design and maintain secure networks powered by Windows and Cisco technology and that can include servers and desktops based on UNIX or Linux platforms plus BYOD clients with Apple handhelds or Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also help you outsource spam blocking and protection from e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that incorporates the technology of leading information security companies to deliver web-based control and comprehensive protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway device to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a further level of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays within your security perimeter.

Progent's certified experts are available online or on site to offer a range of urgent or longer-term IT security services which include:

  • Perform comprehensive security evaluations
  • Clean up quickly after virus and worm attacks
  • Set up and troubleshoot firewalls
  • Implement safe solutions for offsite and mobile access
  • Install advanced utilities for automatic protection against spam and DHAs
  • Help create a comprehensive security strategy with proactive security monitoring
  • Offer outsourced Help Desk Services
  • Create a practical network backup and disaster recovery plan centered on Data Protection Manager automated backup technology
If your network has an immediate requirement for IT security support, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Technical Help.

Progent's support professionals offer advanced support in vital fields of network protection that include analysis, firewalls and VPN, and advanced security planning.

Security Assessment
Progent's certified security engineers can assess the strength of your existing computer security implementation by performing comprehensive remote automated analysis based on sophisticated utilities and proven procedures. Progent's experience in administering this service saves your company consulting fees and offers an objective picture of security holes. The information your company is provided can form the basis of a security plan that can permit your network to run dependably and react rapidly to future threats.

Automated Network Vulnerability Assessment
Progent offers consulting in the application of security testing utilities including Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner for economically performing a set of programmed system auditing checks to identify potential security gaps. Progent has broad knowledge of additional security analysis tools such as NMAP, AMAP application mapper, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as tools such as SolarWinds, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to make sense of testing reports and respond effectively.

Progent can help you build protection into your company processes, install auditing software, plan and deploy a secure system environment, and suggest procedures to maximize the security of your network. Progent's security consultants are available to show you how to set up a firewall, design safe remote connectivity to email and data, and install VPN. Find out additional information about Progent's automated security audits.

Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two low-cost security inventory and evaluation bundles designed to enable small companies to receive a professional security evaluation from a certified security engineer. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer runs a comprehensive test of your network from beyond your firewalled perimeter to uncover potential risks in the security profile you present to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer runs a system scan from a secure machine inside your firewall to uncover vulnerabilities to internal assaults. Both security inventory services are configured and executed from a protected remote site. The process is managed by an engineer who has earned high-level security accreditations and who generates a report that details and analyzes the data captured by the security scan and suggests cost-effective remediation if appropriate.

Network Intrusion Analysis Consulting
Stealth penetration testing is an important component of any successful network security strategy. Progentís security professionals can run thorough intrusion tests without the awareness of your organization's internal IT resources. Stealth penetration checking shows whether existing security defense tools such as intrusion detection alerts and event log analysis are correctly set up and actively checked. Find out additional information about Progent's stealth security penetration analysis consulting.

Firewall/VPN Solutions
Progent's expertise in security technology encompasses extensive field work with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network products from a variety of companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent can provide the services of engineers with important networking accreditations such as CCIE and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX Firewalls Configuration and Troubleshooting
The new ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more value than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for all new installations. Since Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole line of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to support Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most deployed intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring powerful new features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network experts can assist your company to manage your legacy PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate to Cisco 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 help your company to design, configure, tune, administer and debug firewall solutions built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See more information about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower integration and debugging support.

Cisco Security and VPN Consulting Services
Cisco's security and offsite access products provide a full range of easy-to-administer security products to help protect your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN line features routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and VPN appliances. Progent's expert staff of consultants includes field-proven specialists with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP qualifications who can assist your business to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security solutions that fit best with your company objectives. Learn more details about Progent's Engineering Expertise for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Products.

Support Services for Other Firewall and VPN Technology
Progent offers small and medium size businesses professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN technology from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors such as WatchGuard, Juniper, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you design a detailed security plan and choose the right products from multiple vendors to achieve your security goals while staying within your spending restraints.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's affordable ProSight family of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely escape legacy signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and offers a single platform to address the complete malware attack lifecycle including protection, infiltration detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against new threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver affordable in-depth security for physical and virtual servers, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering via cutting-edge tools packaged within one agent managed from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist you to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your organization's unique requirements and that allows you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information protection standards. Progent will help you define and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and test a backup and restore solution like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Exchange filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and allows fast restoration of critical files, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide world-class support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to restore your business-critical data. Find out 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 and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the technology of leading information security vendors to deliver centralized control and comprehensive protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the OS software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hosting environment without a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation 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: IT Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to capture, update, retrieve and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about impending expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time thrown away searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for holding and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network such as recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require as soon as you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Security Consulting
Every company should develop a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both preventive procedures and response planning. The proactive strategy is a set of procedures designed to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive plan assists your IT security engineers to evaluate the damage caused by a security penetration, repair the damage, record the experience, and get business functions operational as rapidly as possible.

Progent's certified IT security consultants are available to assist you to run a comprehensive vulnerability evaluation and define a network security strategy to implement security policies and controls to reduce future assaults and threats.

CISM Certified Network Security Consulting Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) organization defines the basic capabilities and international standards of skill that information security professionals are required to master. CISM provides executive management the confidence that consultants who have earned their CISM credential possess the background and knowledge to deliver efficient security management and support services. Progent offers the services of CISM Certified security consultants to assist companies with:

  • Network Security Governance
  • Risk Analysis
  • IS Security Program Management
  • IS Security Administration
  • Response Planning
Learn more details about Progent's CISM Accredited IS Security Engineering Professionals.

CISSP Accredited Security Consulting Support
CISSP certification denotes expertise with an international standard for network security. The American National Standards Institute has awarded the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of data protection stipulated by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers access to of security experts who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your business in a variety security areas including:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Management Systems and Processes
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Site Security
  • Cryptography Mechanisms
  • Telecom, LAN and WAN Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Read additional information concerning Progent's CISSP Information Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Expertise
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified system architecture engineers are experts who have been awarded ISSAP Certification through thorough examination and extensive work with information security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential indicates proven mastery in the more complex demands of information system security architecture within the broader scope of information system security knowledge needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Control Systems and Methodologies
  • Telecommunications and Network Infrastructure Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Options
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Standards
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and DRP
  • Hardware Security
Learn more information about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure System Architecture Consulting Expertise.

CISA Certified IS Security Auditing Engineering Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is a recognized qualification that represents mastery in network security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential has candidates pass an extensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA-certified IS security audit engineers can help your business with:

  • IS Audit Services
  • Information Technology Enforcement
  • Network Assets and Architecture Lifecycle
  • IT Service Delivery
  • Safeguarding Data Resources
  • Business Continuity Planning
Get more information about Progent's CISA Accredited Information System Security Auditing Engineering Assistance.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's ability to design, implement, and maintain IS controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help your company to create and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery plan based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC IT risk management engineers can provide a variety of risk evaluation services including:

  • Gather information and review documentation to help identify significant vulnerabilities
  • Identify legal, regulatory, and business mandates and organizational policies related to your network to determine their possible impact on your strategic objectives
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities for your business processes to assist in evaluating your enterprise risk
  • Create a risk awareness initiative and provide training to make sure your stakeholders appreciate information system risk so they can contribute to your risk control program
  • Match identified risk scenarios to your associated business processes to help assign risk ownership
  • Validate risk appetite with your senior leadership and key stakeholders to ensure they are in agreement
Get more details concerning Progent's CRISC Risk Management Consultants.

GIAC Certified Network Security Engineering Support
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of network security experts. GIAC's goal is to verify that a certified security consultant possesses the knowledge needed to provide support in key categories of network, data, and application program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC-qualified IS security audit consultants are available to assist your company in the areas of:

  • Auditing Networks
  • Incident Response
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web Services Security
  • SIEM solutions
Learn additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact a Security Specialist
To learn how to access a certified Progent security engineer for remote or on-premises support in Florida, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Online Network Help.