Company networks in Louisiana can have fast and affordable remote technical support from Progent's accredited security engineers to help with complex security issues. The cost is reasonable, billing is per minute, sign-up is quick, and service is world class. Progent also offers assistance for long-term projects that requires the expertise of seasoned security consultants with top security certifications.

If your Louisiana small business is located some distance from more populated urban areas including New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Metairie, or Lafayette, the availability of local qualified security professionals is often limited during an emergency. This can cause a drop in revenue for your company, angry clients, idle workers, and defocused management. By contacting Progent, you can get in touch with a Premier security engineer who can deliver assistance when you have to have it to get your information system running and restore your information.

Progent can assist you at any level in your efforts to protect your network with services ranging from network security assessments to creating a comprehensive security plan. Progent offers economical support to help businesses of all sizes to configure and maintain protected IT environments powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco technology and that may include computers based on UNIX or Linux platforms as well as mobile clients with Apple iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also help you outsource spam blocking and protection from email-borne assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that incorporates the technology of leading data security vendors to deliver centralized management and world-class security for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's security experts are accessible remotely or on premises to provide a variety of emergency or longer-term IT security services such as:

If your company has an emergency requirement for computer security support, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Network Help.

Progent's engineers offer advanced support in vital areas of network security that include analysis, firewall/VPN support, and high-level security planning.

System Security Assessment
Progent's expert security consultants can evaluate the strength of your current computer security systems by performing comprehensive remote automated testing via sophisticated utilities and tested procedures. Progent's skill in this service saves your company money and offers an objective portrayal of gaps. The information your business gains can form the basis of a network protection plan that can allow your network to run safely and react quickly to future risks.

Automated Security Assessment
Progent offers consulting in the use of security analysis utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and GFI LANguard NSS for affordably running a variety of programmed system testing checks to uncover potential security holes. Progent has broad knowledge of additional network auditing utilities including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as utilities such as Metasploit Framework, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand audit reports and react appropriately.

Progent can show you how to build protection into your business operations, configure auditing applications, plan and deploy a protected system architecture, and suggest policies to maximize the security of your network. Progent's security engineers are available to help you set up a firewall, implement safe remote connectivity to email and business applications, and install VPN. Find out more concerning Progent's automated security analysis.

Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Companies
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory scanning bundles designed to enable small companies to receive a professional network security assessment from a qualified security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security expert administers a comprehensive test of your network from beyond your company firewall to uncover potential risks in the security profile you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer executes a network scan from an authorized machine inside your company firewall to assess vulnerabilities to inside assaults. The two security inventory packages are set up and executed from a protected remote location. The project is overseen by a consultant with top security credentials and who generates a report that details and analyzes the data captured by the scan and proposes practical remediation where called for.

Network Penetration Testing Support Services
Stealth intrusion checking is a key component of any serious IT system security strategy. Progentís security professionals can perform thorough penetration checks without the awareness of your organization's in-house network support resources. Stealth penetration testing uncovers whether existing security defense systems such as intrusion detection warnings and event history monitoring are correctly configured and actively checked. Learn more on Progent's stealth security penetration analysis support services.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Expertise
Progent's background in network security technology includes extensive field work with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products offered by multiple companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the support of consultants who have earned important networking accreditations such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX Firewalls Integration and Debugging
The latest generation of Cisco ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more bang for the buck than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for all new installations. After Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire line of ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most popular network intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide enhanced features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist you to maintain your legacy PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances or migrate to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide online and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your business to plan, deploy, tune, administer and debug firewall environments based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn additional information about Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower integration and debugging services.

Cisco Security and VPN Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and remote access technology offer a full range of easy-to-administer security products to help safeguard your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN product family includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven engineers with Cisco CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who can assist your business to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that align most closely with your company goals. Learn more details about Progent's Support Services for Cisco Security and VPN Products.

Engineering Expertise for Additional Firewall and VPN Solutions
Progent provides small and medium size businesses professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN technology from leading firewall and VPN security vendors such as WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you design a comprehensive security plan and select the right products from a variety of vendors to achieve your security goals while staying within your budget limits.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight portfolio of managed services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes next generation behavior-based machine learning technology to guard endpoint devices and servers and VMs against modern malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely get by legacy signature-matching AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud resources and provides a single platform to manage the complete malware attack progression including protection, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key features include one-click rollback using Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services offer ultra-affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and VMs, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device management, and web filtering through leading-edge tools packaged within a single agent managed from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist your business to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's unique needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry data protection regulations. Progent will help you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that call for urgent attention. Progent can also help your company to set up 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 security and Exchange 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. For a fixed monthly rate, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and allows fast recovery of vital files, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of component breakdowns, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver world-class expertise to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can help you to restore your business-critical data. Read 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 uses the technology of leading information security companies to deliver web-based management and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device provides a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the local gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more information, see ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines 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 machine host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hardware environment without a lengthy and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting provider. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, update, find and protect data about your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time thrown away trying to find vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether youíre making improvements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require the instant you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Security Design
Every business ought to have a thoroughly considered security strategy that includes both pre-attack procedures and response plans. The pre-attack plan is a set of mechanisms designed to reduce security weaknesses. The reactive strategy helps your IT security engineers to assess the impact caused by a security penetration, repair the network, document the event, and get business functions restored as soon as possible.

Progent's certified IS security consultants are available to assist your company to run a comprehensive vulnerability evaluation and create a computer security strategy to implement security policies and controls to minimize future attacks and dangers.

CISM Certified System Security Engineering Services
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee describes the basic capabilities and international standards of skill that information security professionals are required to learn. CISM gives executive management the confidence that consultants who have qualified for their CISM credential have the background and capability to deliver effective security management and support consulting. Progent offers the support of CISM Premier security professionals to help companies with:

  • Information Security Strategies
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Information Security Implementation Management
  • IS Security Administration
  • Recovery Planning
Read more information about Progent's CISM Accredited IS Security Support Professionals.

CISSP Accredited Security Consulting Services
CISSP certification recognizes expertise with an international standard for network security. ANSI has awarded certification recognition in the field of information security stipulated by ISO 17024. Progent can provide access to of security consultants who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified professional to help your company in a broad range of security areas including:

  • Security Management Procedures
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Control Solutions and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Technology
  • Telecom, LAN and WAN Security
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Find out more details concerning Progent's CISSP-certified Cybersecurity Consulting Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure Information System Architecture Engineering Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Premier network architecture engineers are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification as a result of rigorous testing and significant work with network security architecture. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential represents proven skill in the more complex requirements of information system security architecture bounded by the wider field of IS security knowledge needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-premier security specialists can help your business with all phases of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Control Systems and Methodologies
  • Telecom and Network Protection
  • Encryption/Decryption Options
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Criteria
  • BCP and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Site Security
Learn more information concerning Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure Network Architecture Engineering Expertise.

CISA Certified Information System Security Auditing Consulting Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a prestigious achievement that signifies expertise in information system security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation has consultants pass an extensive examination given by the ISACA professional association. Progent's CISA network security audit consultants are available to assist your company in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Process
  • IT Administration
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Planned Useful Life
  • IT Support
  • Safeguarding Data Resources
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Find out the details concerning Progent's CISA Certified Security Auditing Consulting Expertise.

CRISC Consultants
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA to verify an IT professional's skills to plan, deploy, and support information system controls to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to develop and execute a workplace continuity plan that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-certified IT risk management specialists can provide a range of risk evaluation services including:

  • Gather information and review documentation to identify major vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, regulatory, and business requirements and company policies related to your network to determine their possible impact on your business goals
  • Identify potential threats for your operational processes to help in analyzing your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and provide seminars to make sure your stakeholders appreciate IS risk so they can contribute to your risk management program
  • Match identified risk scenarios to your associated operational procedures to help determine risk ownership
  • Validate risk appetite with executive leadership and major stakeholders to make sure they match
Find out additional information concerning Progent's CRISC Risk Management Experts.

GIAC Qualified Information System Security Consulting Support
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of network security experts. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited professional has the skills necessary to deliver services in important areas of network, information, and software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions around the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC-certified IS security audit engineers can assist your company in the areas of:

Read additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Get in Touch with a Progent Security Specialist
To learn how you can contact a certified security consultant for online or onsite help in Louisiana, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Remote Network Support.