Business networks in Louisiana now have prompt and affordable remote technical support from Progent's certified network security consultants to resolve critical security problems. Rates are affordable, charges are by the minute, sign-up is immediate, and support is unbeatable. Progent also provides assistance for complex engagements that requires the knowledge of senior security consultants with high-level security credentials.

If your Louisiana network is located some distance from larger metropolitan areas such as New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Metairie, or Lafayette, support from nearby accredited network security support specialists could be problematic during an emergency. This can cause a loss of income for your company, upset customers, idle employees, and defocused management. By contacting Progent, you have access to a Premier security consultant ready to provide expertise when you require it to get your computer network on line and salvage your information.

Progent can help you in all your initiatives to defend your IT environment with services that ranges from security checks to developing a company-wide security strategy. Progent provides economical support to help small and midsize companies to set up and maintain secure networks based on Windows and Cisco products and that can include servers and desktops based on UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X platforms as well as mobile clients with Apple iOS iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone devices.

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam filtering and protection from e-mail-based security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that incorporates the technology of top data security companies to provide web-based management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. ProSight Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and encryption. The local gateway can also enable Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays within your corporate firewall.

Progent's security experts are available remotely or on premises to offer a variety of urgent or project-based IT security services including:

  • Run extensive network security audits
  • Clean up quickly after attacks
  • Configure firewalls from multiple vendors
  • Configure secure methods for offsite and mobile access
  • Install advanced solutions for defense against spam and DHAs
  • Develop a comprehensive security strategy with round-the-clock network monitoring
  • Provide comprehensive Help Desk Services
  • Help Create a practical backup and business continuity plan based on Microsoft DPM backup technology
If your company has an emergency requirement for computer security help, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Network Support.

Progent's consultants offer world-class services in vital areas of system security that include analysis, firewalls and VPN, and advanced security consulting.

System Evaluation
Progent's certified security engineers can evaluate the strength of your existing network protection systems by performing exhaustive remote automated testing based on advanced utilities and tested techniques. Progent's experience in this testing saves you money and offers a detailed picture of gaps. The information your IT organization is provided can make up the basis of a network protection strategy that can permit your network to run dependably and react quickly to new threats.

Automated Vulnerability Evaluation
Progent provides consulting in the use of security auditing packages such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and GFI LANguard for economically performing a set of automatic system testing checks to identify potential security holes. Progent has broad knowledge of other security auditing utilities including NMAP, AMAP application mapper, eEye, as well as tools such as SolarWinds, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can help you to make sense of testing reports and react effectively.

Progent can show you how to build security into your business processes, install auditing applications, define and deploy a protected system environment, and recommend policies to maximize the security of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are available to help you configure a firewall, implement safe remote connectivity to email and data, and install virtual private network. Learn more about Progent's network security analysis.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two low-cost security inventory and evaluation packages designed to allow small companies to receive a professional security evaluation from a qualified security engineer. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer administers a comprehensive examination of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewall to determine potential risks in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer runs a system scan from an authorized machine inside your firewall to assess your exposure to inside attacks. Both security inventory packages are configured and executed from a protected external location. The process is directed by a consultant with high-level security accreditations and who produces a document that summarizes and analyzes the data captured by the scan and proposes cost-effective improvements if appropriate.

Stealth Security Penetration Analysis Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is a key component of any serious IT system security plan. Progentís security experts can perform thorough intrusion checks without the awareness of your organization's in-house network support staff. Unannounced penetration checking uncovers whether existing security defense tools such as intrusion incident warnings and event history analysis are correctly set up and actively monitored. Learn more on Progent's network penetration testing support services.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Support
Progent's expertise in network security solutions includes in-depth field work with leading firewalls and VPN products offered by multiple companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the services of engineers with key industry certifications such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Firewalls Integration and Troubleshooting
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more performance than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for new deployments. Following Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of ASA 5500-X devices can be configured to enable Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most deployed network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network experts can assist you to manage your current PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls or upgrade to 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 help your company to plan, configure, optimize, manage and debug firewall solutions built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn more details about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower configuration and debugging support.

Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Support Services
Cisco's security and offsite connection technology represent a full range of manageable security products to help protect your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN product family features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN concentrators. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven engineers with Cisco CCIE and CCNP qualifications who are able to help your company to select Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that align best with your business goals. Find out more information about Progent's Engineering Expertise for Cisco Security Technology and VPN Appliances.

Support Expertise for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent offers small and mid-size businesses expert consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors including Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and SonicWall. Progent can help you design a comprehensive security plan and select the right technologies from multiple suppliers to support your security objectives while sticking within your budget restraints.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight series of network monitoring and management 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 and compliance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates next generation behavior-based analysis tools to guard endpoints as well as servers and VMs against new malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely evade legacy signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to address the complete malware attack progression including filtering, detection, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time system-wide immunization against new attacks. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device control, and web filtering through cutting-edge tools packaged within one agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique needs and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry data protection standards. Progent will help you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that call for immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and test a backup and restore system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and medium-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and enables rapid recovery of vital files, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery consultants can provide world-class support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can assist you to recover your critical data. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: 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 infrastructure of top data security companies to deliver centralized 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 gateway appliance to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall. For more details, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual machine host configured and managed by Progent's network support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client retains ownership of the data, the OS software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hosting solution without requiring a lengthy and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting provider. 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 allows you to capture, maintain, retrieve and safeguard data related to your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned about impending expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save as much as half of time thrown away searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common location for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your business network like recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether youíre planning enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require the instant you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Network Security Planning
Any business ought to have a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive procedures and reaction plans. The proactive plan is a set of mechanisms intended to reduce security weaknesses. The post-attack plan helps your IT security engineers to evaluate the impact resulting from an attack, repair the system, record the event, and get the IT network running as quickly as feasible.

Progent's certified IS security engineers are available to help your business to run a full vulnerability assessment and define a computer security plan to implement security processes and mechanisms to reduce future assaults and dangers.

CISM Accredited Security Support Expertise
The CISM organization describes the basic capabilities and worldwide standards of performance that information security professionals are required to master. It provides business management the confidence that those who have qualified for their CISM credential have the experience and capability to provide effective security management and support services. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM Certified security professionals to assist companies with:

  • IS Security Strategies
  • Risk Management
  • Information Security Program Management
  • Network Security Administration
  • Recovery Planning
Learn additional information concerning Progent's CISM Qualified Security Consulting Professionals.

CISSP Qualified Security Consulting Assistance
The CISSP credential recognizes mastery of an international standard for information security. ANSI has awarded certification accreditation in the area of information security stipulated by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide the services of security professionals who have earned CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified professional to help your organization in a broad range of security fields such as:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Management Solutions and Methodology
  • Applications Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Site Security
  • Cryptography Mechanisms
  • Telecommunications, Network and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Find out more information concerning Progent's CISSP Accredited Cybersecurity Support Expertise.

CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Engineering Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified information system architecture professionals are consultants who have earned ISSAP status as a result of thorough examination and extensive work with network security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential indicates demonstrated competence in the most in-depth requirements of information system security architecture bounded by the wider field of information security expertise needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-premier security specialists can assist your business with all phases of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Control Mechanisms and Techniques
  • Phone System and Network Protection
  • Data Encryption Options
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Physical Security
Learn additional details about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure IT Architecture Support Professionals.

CISA Qualified IS Security Auditing Engineering Assistance
The CISA accreditation is an important achievement that signifies mastery in IS security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA-qualified network security audit engineers are available to assist your business in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Process
  • IT Administration
  • Systems and Architecture Lifecycle Planning
  • IT Support
  • Protecting Information Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Read additional information concerning Progent's CISA Accredited Network Security Auditing Consulting Support.

CRISC Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA to validate an IT professional's skills to design, implement, and maintain information system control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to create and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery plan based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk mitigation engineers can provide a variety of risk identification services such as:

  • Gather information and review documentation to identify significant risk scenarios
  • Inventory statutory, regulatory, and contractual mandates and company standards associated with your information system to assess their possible impact on your strategic objectives
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities for your operational processes to help in analyzing your enterprise risk
  • Create a risk awareness program and provide seminars to ensure your stakeholders appreciate IT risk so they can assist with your risk management process
  • Connect key risk scenarios to your associated operational procedures to help assign risk ownership
  • Determine risk tolerance with your senior leadership and major stakeholders to make sure they align
Get more information about Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts.

GIAC Qualified IS Security Consulting Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of computer security engineers. GIAC's mission is to ensure that an accredited professional possesses the skills necessary to deliver services in important categories of network, information, and application security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and institutions around the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-qualified security audit experts can assist your business in the areas of:

Learn additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Talk to a Certified Progent Security Engineer
To find out how you can get in touch with a certified Progent security consultant for online or onsite support in Louisiana, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Remote Computer Help.