Company networks in Mississippi can depend on quick and affordable online technical support from Progent's qualified network security engineers to assist with complex security problems. Rates are competitive, charges are by the minute, sign-up is fast, and service is world class. Progent also offers assistance for complex engagements that demand the services of senior security engineers with top security certifications.

In case your Mississippi network is located away from larger metropolitan areas including Jackson, Gulfport, Biloxi, or Hattiesburg, the availability of nearby qualified security experts is often problematic when there's an urgent situation. This can cause lost income for your company, upset customers, unproductive employees, and distracted management. By contacting Progent, you have access to a Certified security engineer who can provide expertise whenever you require it to get your network running and recover your information.

Progent can help you at any level in your initiatives to defend your IT environment with support services that can range from security audits to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Progent offers affordable service to help businesses of all sizes to configure and maintain protected IT environments based on Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that may include computers running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems plus mobile clients with Apple iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam blocking and defense against email-borne security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that incorporates the services and infrastructure of leading information security vendors to deliver web-based management and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also enable Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter.

Progent's certified consultants are accessible remotely or in person to offer a variety of emergency or project-based computer security services such as:

  • Perform comprehensive security audits
  • Recover quickly after serious security breaches
  • Set up and troubleshoot firewalls
  • Configure safe solutions for remote and mobile connectivity
  • Deploy effective software for automatic defense against viruses, spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Help create a company-wide security plan with proactive security monitoring
  • Offer outsourced Call Center Services
  • Create an effective network backup and disaster recovery strategy based on Microsoft DPM backup/restore technology
If your business has an immediate requirement for computer security help, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Network Support.

Progent's support professionals provide world-class services in key fields of system security that include security evaluation, firewalls and VPN, and high-level security planning.

System Assessment
Progent's certified security consultants can assess the vulnerability of your existing network security environment through comprehensive remote automated analysis via sophisticated software tools and tested procedures. Progent's experience in this testing saves you consulting fees and assures an accurate picture of security holes. The knowledge your business gains can make up the basis of a security plan that will allow your information system to run safely and react rapidly to future threats.

Automated Network Vulnerability Analysis
Progent offers consulting in the application of security testing software such as Microsoft's MBSA and GFI LANguard for economically running a variety of programmed system testing scans to identify potential security problems. Progent has extensive experience with other network analysis tools including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP application mapper, eEye, plus tools such as SolarWinds, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand audit reports and respond effectively.

Progent can show you how to design security into your company operations, install auditing tools, plan and implement a secure system architecture, and recommend procedures to maximize the security of your IT system. Progent's security consultants are able to show you how to configure a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and data, and install virtual private network. Find out more on Progent's network security evaluation.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages for Small Businesses
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory service packages designed to allow small businesses to receive an independent network security evaluation from a certified security consultant. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs an extensive examination of your network from outside your firewalled perimeter to uncover potential weaknesses in the security posture you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer runs a system scan from an authorized computer within your company firewall to determine vulnerabilities to inside assaults. Both security inventory services are configured and run from a secured external site. The process is directed by a consultant who has earned top security credentials and who generates a document that details and interprets the information captured by the security scan and suggests practical improvements if appropriate.

Network Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth penetration checking is a key component of any comprehensive IT system security plan. Progentís security professionals can perform extensive intrusion checks without the awareness of your company's internal network support staff. Stealth penetration testing uncovers whether existing security defense tools such as intrusion incident alerts and event history monitoring are properly configured and consistently checked. Learn additional information concerning Progent's network security penetration analysis support services.

Firewalls and VPN Solutions
Progent's background in security technology encompasses extensive familiarity with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products from a variety of companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the support of engineers who have earned key industry certifications including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Integration and Troubleshooting
The new Cisco ASA 5500-X Series of firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more bang for the buck than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for new deployments. Following Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of Cisco ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most deployed network intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide powerful new capabilities such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network experts can help your company to manage your legacy PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls and migrate efficiently to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer remote and onsite help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help you to plan, deploy, tune, administer and debug firewall solutions based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See additional details about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower configuration and debugging support.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Engineering Expertise
Cisco's security and offsite access products represent a full range of manageable security products to help protect your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN product family includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven specialists with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who can assist your company to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that align best with your company goals. Read additional information about Progent's Engineering Expertise for Cisco Security and VPN Appliances.

Support Services for Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Products
Progent provides small and mid-size companies professional consulting for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN technology from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors such as Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and SonicWall. Progent can show you how to design a detailed security strategy and choose appropriate technologies from a variety of suppliers to support your security objectives while staying within your spending restraints.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's low-cost ProSight line of managed services is designed 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 offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates next generation behavior-based machine learning technology to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which easily evade traditional signature-based AV tools. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to address the complete malware attack progression including blocking, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against new attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer security for physical and virtual servers, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and reacting to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, device management, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help your business to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's unique requirements and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry data security regulations. Progent will assist you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alerts that require urgent action. Progent can also help your company to install and test a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) 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 offer small and medium-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and enables rapid restoration of critical files, apps and VMs that have become lost or damaged as a result of component breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide world-class support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can assist you to recover your critical data. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the technology of leading data security vendors to deliver web-based management and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hosting environment without a lengthy and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting service. Find out 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 makes it easy to capture, maintain, retrieve and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned automatically about impending expirations of SSLs or warranties. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can save up to 50% of time spent searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether youíre making enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the information you need the instant you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Security Design
Every business should develop a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both preventive procedures and reaction planning. The proactive strategy is a collection of mechanisms intended to minimize security weaknesses. The reactive strategy assists your company's security personnel to assess the damage resulting from an attack, fix the system, record the experience, and get business functions operational as quickly as feasible.

Progent's expert IS security engineers are available to assist your company to perform a comprehensive vulnerability evaluation and create a company-wide security strategy to implement security processes and mechanisms to reduce future assaults and dangers.

CISM Certified Security Support Services
The CISM committee describes the basic capabilities and worldwide standards of skill that information security managers are expected to master. CISM provides executive management the confidence that those who have qualified for their CISM credential possess the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security administration and consulting services. Progent offers the expertise of CISM Certified security professionals to assist companies with:

  • Information Security Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Information Security Program Management
  • Network Security Administration
  • Recovery Management
Learn more information concerning Progent's CISM Information Security Support Professionals.

CISSP Certified Security Engineering Services
CISSP certification denotes expertise with an international standard for information security. The American National Standards Institute has awarded the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of data protection under ISO 17024. Progent can provide access to of security professionals who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your business in a variety security areas including:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Models
  • Access Control Systems and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
  • Telecommunications, LAN and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Find out more details concerning Progent's CISSP Accredited Network Security Consulting Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Accredited Secure Network Architecture Consulting Assistance
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified network architecture engineers are experts who have been awarded ISSAP status as a result of thorough testing and significant experience with network security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential represents proven competence in the most in-depth demands of information security architecture bounded by the wider scope of information security expertise required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your company with all phases of secure network architecture including.

  • Access Control Mechanisms and Techniques
  • Phone System and Network Infrastructure Protection
  • Cryptography Options
  • Requirements Evaluation and Security Guidelines
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and DRP
  • Physical Security
Learn additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure Network Architecture Support Expertise.

CISA Qualified Network Security Auditing Engineering Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a recognized achievement that indicates mastery in network security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo an extensive examination given by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA-certified security audit experts are available to assist your IT organization in the areas of:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • Information Technology Enforcement
  • Systems and Infrastructure Planned Useful Life
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Safeguarding Information Resources
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Find out additional details about Progent's CISA Certified Information System Security Auditing Engineering Expertise.

CRISC Experts
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA to validate an IT professional's skills to plan, deploy, and maintain IS controls to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to create and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC IT risk mitigation experts can provide a range of risk assessment services including:

  • Collect information and review documentation to help identify major vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, industry, and contractual mandates and organizational standards related to your network to assess their potential impact on your business objectives
  • Identify potential threats for your operational processes to help in analyzing your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness initiative and conduct seminars to ensure your organization understand IS risk so they can contribute to your risk control process
  • Connect identified risk scenarios to your associated operational processes to help assign risk ownership
  • Validate risk tolerance with your senior management and key stakeholders to ensure they match
Get more information about Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts.

GIAC Qualified Information System Security Consulting Expertise
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the skill of computer security professionals. GIAC's mission is to verify that a certified security consultant possesses the knowledge necessary to provide services in vital areas of system, data, and program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and institutions around the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC-certified security audit experts can help your business with:

  • Auditing Networks
  • Incident Handling
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web Application Security
  • SIEM solutions
Learn additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Talk to a Progent Security Engineer
To learn how you can contact a certified security engineer for remote or onsite help in Mississippi, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Online Computer Support.