Business IT networks in the state of Louisiana can depend on prompt and economical remote help from Progent's accredited network security support specialists to assist with critical security issues. Rates are reasonable, charges are by the minute, engagement is fast, and support is world class. Progent also offers help for long-term projects that requires the knowledge of senior security consultants with top industry certifications.

If your Louisiana network is based away from more populated urban neighborhoods including New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Metairie, or Lafayette, help from local certified network security support specialists could be problematic when you have an urgent situation. This can cause a loss of productivity for your company, upset customers, idle employees, and distracted executives. By contacting Progent, you can get in touch with a Premier security consultant ready to deliver assistance whenever you require it to keep your network on line and recover your data.

Progent can assist you in a variety of ways in your initiatives to defend your information system with services that ranges from network security checks to creating a company-wide security strategy. Progent provides affordable support to assist small and midsize companies to configure and manage safe networks powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco technology and that can include servers and desktops running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems plus mobile clients with Apple handhelds or Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam filtering and defense against email-borne attacks. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that uses the services and infrastructure of leading information security companies to provide web-based management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. ProSight Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a further level of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the local gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified professionals are available remotely or on premises to provide a variety of emergency or project-based network security services including:

  • Perform automated security audits
  • Recuperate quickly after serious security breaches
  • Install and troubleshoot firewalls
  • Configure secure techniques for remote and mobile connectivity
  • Install advanced applications for automatic protection against viruses, spam and DHAs
  • Help create a comprehensive security plan with proactive monitoring
  • Provide comprehensive Call Center Support
  • Help Create a practical network backup and disaster recovery plan based on Data Protection Manager backup/restore technology
If your company has an emergency need for computer security help, go to Progent's Emergency Online Technical Help.

Progent's support professionals can deliver advanced services in vital areas of computer security including analysis, firewall/VPN support, and advanced security consulting.

System Evaluation
Progent's expert security consultants can assess the effectiveness of your existing computer security environment by performing exhaustive remote automated analysis via advanced utilities and tested techniques. Progent's skill in administering this service saves your company consulting fees and assures an accurate portrayal of system vulnerability. The information your company is provided can be used as the basis of a network protection strategy that will allow your information system to operate dependably and react quickly to future risks.

Automated Security Analysis
Progent offers consulting in the application of security testing packages including Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner for affordably performing a variety of automatic system auditing scans to identify potential security vulnerabilities. Progent has extensive knowledge of other network analysis utilities such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye, as well as tools such as Metasploit, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand testing reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can help you design protection into your company processes, configure auditing applications, plan and implement a protected system architecture, and suggest policies to optimize the security of your IT system. Progent's security consultants are ready to show you how to set up a firewall, implement secure remote access to email and data, and install virtual private network. Find out more concerning Progent's automated security audits.

Security Inventory Service Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory packages intended to allow small businesses to receive an independent security evaluation from a qualified security specialist. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs a comprehensive examination of your IT infrastructure from beyond your firewall to determine potential risks in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer runs a network scan from an authorized machine within your firewall to assess vulnerabilities to internal threats. The two security inventory services are set up and run from a secured external location. The process is directed by a consultant who has earned high-level security accreditations and who generates a report that details and interprets the data collected by the security scan and suggests cost-effective improvements where appropriate.

Network Security Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth intrusion checking is an important part of any successful IT system security strategy. Progentís security experts can perform thorough penetration tests without the awareness of your company's in-house IT resources. Stealth penetration checking shows whether current security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection alerts and event history monitoring are correctly set up and consistently monitored. Find out additional information concerning Progent's network security penetration testing support services.

Firewall/VPN Solutions
Progent's background in security technology includes extensive familiarity with major firewalls and VPN technology offered by a variety of companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the services of consultants with key industry accreditations including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Integration and Debugging
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more value than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for all new deployments. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire line of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most popular intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring powerful new features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network consultants can assist you to manage your existing PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances and migrate efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist you to design, integrate, tune, administer and troubleshoot firewall solutions based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See additional details about Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower integration and troubleshooting services.

Cisco Security and VPN Engineering Services
Cisco's security and remote connection products offer a complete line of easy-to-administer security products to help protect your local and remote network infrastructure. Cisco's Virtual Private Network line features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's expert staff of consultants includes field-proven engineers with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP certifications who are able to assist your company to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that align best with your business objectives. Find out additional information concerning Progent's Engineering Services for Cisco Security Technology and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Engineering Expertise for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technology
Progent provides small and medium size organizations professional consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN products from leading firewall and VPN security vendors such as WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can show you how to design a comprehensive security strategy and select the right products from multiple suppliers to support your security objectives while staying within your spending limits.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's low-cost ProSight series of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. Managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes next generation behavior-based analysis tools to guard endpoints as well as servers and VMs against new malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which easily evade legacy signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to automate the complete threat lifecycle including protection, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver economical in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and responding to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering via leading-edge tools packaged within one agent managed from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help you to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's unique requirements and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry data security regulations. Progent will assist you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that call for immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help you to install and test a backup and disaster recovery system such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and medium-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and allows rapid restoration of critical files, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted as a result of component breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can provide world-class support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, when necessary, can assist you to recover your critical information. Read more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud 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 service that incorporates the infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide web-based control and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more details, 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 business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual machine host set up and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting environment without a time-consuming and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, retrieve and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT documentation, you can save up to half of time spent trying to find critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure such as recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and relating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you need when you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Security Planning
Any business ought to have a carefully thought out security program that incorporates both pre-attack processes and response plans. The pre-attack strategy is a set of steps that help to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive plan helps your security personnel to assess the damage resulting from an attack, fix the system, document the event, and get business functions running as quickly as feasible.

Progent's certified information security engineers are available to assist your business to run a comprehensive risk evaluation and define a network security strategy to establish security processes and mechanisms to reduce future assaults and dangers.

CISM Accredited System Security Consulting Assistance
The CISM organization describes the basic capabilities and worldwide standards of performance that IT security managers are required to learn. It gives executive management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM certification have the experience and capability to deliver effective security administration and support consulting. Progent can provide the support of CISM Certified security professionals to assist companies with:

  • Network Security Governance
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Information Security Implementation Management
  • IS Security Administration
  • Response Management
Read additional details about Progent's CISM Accredited IS Security Support Expertise.

CISSP Accredited Security Engineering Assistance
CISSP certification denotes mastery of a global standard for information security. ANSI has awarded certification accreditation in the area of data protection stipulated by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers access to of security professionals who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified consultant to help your organization in a broad range of security areas including:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Models
  • Access Control Systems and Processes
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Site Security
  • Data Encryption Technology
  • Telecommunications, Network and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Learn additional details concerning Progent's CISSP Network Security Support Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure Network Architecture Engineering Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Premier system architecture professionals are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification as a result of thorough examination and extensive work with information security architecture. The ISSAP certification indicates proven skill in the more in-depth requirements of IS security architecture bounded by the broader field of information system security knowledge required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your company with all aspects of architecture security such as.

  • Access Management Mechanisms and Methodologies
  • Phone System and Network Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Options
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Physical Security
Read additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure IT Architecture Support Professionals.

CISA Certified Security Auditing Consulting Support
The CISA credential is an important qualification that represents expertise in network security audit and control. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential has consultants pass an extensive examination given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA-certified network security audit experts can assist your company with:

  • Information Systems Audit Process
  • IT Enforcement
  • Systems and Architecture Lifecycle Planning
  • IT Support
  • Protecting Data Assets
  • Business Continuity Planning
Read the details concerning Progent's CISA Qualified Information System Security Auditing Consulting Expertise.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA in 2010 to validate an IT professional's skills to design, implement, and maintain information system controls to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to create and carry out a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk mitigation experts offer a range of risk identification services such as:

  • Gather data and review documentation to evaluate major vulnerabilities
  • Identify statutory, regulatory, and contractual requirements and company standards associated with your network to determine their potential influence on your business objectives
  • Identify possible vulnerabilities for your operational workflows to assist in analyzing your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and conduct seminars to make sure your stakeholders understand IT risk so they can assist with your risk control process
  • Connect identified risk vectors to your associated business processes to help determine risk responsibility
  • Determine risk appetite with your senior management and major stakeholders to make sure they match
Find out the details about Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts.

GIAC Accredited Security Consulting Support
GIAC was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security engineers. GIAC's mission is to ensure that an accredited security consultant possesses the skills needed to provide services in important categories of network, information, and program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC information security audit consultants are available to assist your company with:

  • Assessing Perimeters
  • Incident Response
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web Services Security
  • SIEM solutions
Learn more information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Contact a Security Engineer
To learn how to contact a security consultant for online or on-premises assistance in Louisiana, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Online Network Help.