Business computer networks in the state of Mississippi can now get quick and economical online access to Progent's accredited security consultants to fix urgent security problems. The cost is affordable, charges are per minute, sign-up is fast, and service is world class. Progent also provides assistance for complex engagements that demand the knowledge of senior security consultants with top industry certifications.

If your Mississippi business is some distance from major urban neighborhoods including Jackson, Gulfport, Biloxi, or Hattiesburg, access to nearby accredited security engineers is often problematic when there's a crisis. This can cause a drop in income for your company, upset customers, unproductive employees, and distracted management. By utilizing Progent's remote support, you can get in touch with a Premier security engineer ready to provide assistance whenever you have to have it to keep your computer network running and restore your data.

Progent can help you at any level in your initiatives to defend your information system with support services that can range from network security audits to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Progent offers affordable support to help businesses of all sizes to design and maintain safe IT environments based on Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that can include computers running UNIX or Linux operating systems plus BYOD clients with Apple iOS handhelds or Android or Windows Phone devices.

Progent can also help you outsource spam filtering and protection from email-borne assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption solution that incorporates the services and infrastructure of leading information security companies to deliver centralized control and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and encryption. The on-premises gateway can also enable Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter.

Progent's security engineers are available online or in person to provide a range of urgent or longer-term IT security services including:

  • Perform comprehensive security evaluations
  • Recover promptly after virus and worm attacks
  • Set up firewalls from multiple vendors
  • Implement secure methods for remote and mobile connectivity
  • Deploy advanced utilities for automatic protection against spam and DHAs
  • Help create a company-wide security strategy with 24x7 monitoring
  • Provide comprehensive Help Desk Support
  • Create a practical data backup and disaster recovery plan based on Data Protection Manager (DPM) automated backup capability
If your business has an immediate requirement for computer security help, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Help.

Progent's support professionals provide world-class services in vital areas of network security including security evaluation, firewall and VPN solutions, and high-level security consulting.

System Security Assessment
Progent's certified security consultants can assess the vulnerability of your current computer security implementation by performing exhaustive remote automated testing via advanced utilities and proven techniques. Progent's skill in administering this testing saves you consulting fees and assures an objective picture of gaps. The knowledge your IT organization is provided can be used as the foundation of a network protection strategy that will permit your information system to operate safely and react rapidly to future threats.

Automated Vulnerability Evaluation
Progent offers consulting in the use of security analysis packages such as MBSA and GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner for affordably performing a set of automatic network testing checks to identify possible security weaknesses. Progent has extensive experience with other security analysis products including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP application mapper, eEye, as well as tools such as Metasploit, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand audit reports and react effectively.

Progent can help you build security into your business processes, configure auditing applications, define and implement a secure network architecture, and suggest policies to optimize the security of your network. Progent's security consultants are ready to help you configure a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and data, and integrate virtual private network. Find out more concerning Progent's automated security evaluation.

Security Inventory Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory scanning bundles designed to allow small businesses to receive an independent security evaluation from an accredited security expert. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs an extensive test of your network from outside your firewalled perimeter to uncover potential risks in the security posture you present to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a certified security professional executes a network scan from a secure machine within your company firewall to uncover the risk to internal assaults. The two security inventory services are configured and run from a secured remote site. The project is managed by a consultant with high-level security credentials and who produces a report that details and interprets the data collected by the security scan and proposes cost-effective remediation where appropriate.

Stealth Security Penetration Analysis Support Services
Stealth penetration testing is a key component of any comprehensive IT system security plan. Progentís security experts can run thorough intrusion tests without the awareness of your organization's internal network support staff. Stealth penetration testing uncovers whether existing security monitoring tools such as intrusion incident warnings and event log monitoring are correctly set up and actively checked. Learn additional information concerning Progent's stealth penetration analysis support services.

Firewalls and VPN Expertise
Progent's expertise in security solutions includes extensive field work with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology offered by multiple companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the services of consultants who have earned important networking certifications such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Configuration and Debugging
The latest generation of Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver substantially more bang for the buck than Cisco's legacy PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for new deployments. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire line of ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most deployed intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network experts can help your company to maintain your legacy PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances or upgrade efficiently to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help you to plan, integrate, tune, manage and debug firewall solutions based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn additional information about ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and debugging services.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Engineering Services
Cisco's network security and remote connection products offer a comprehensive line of manageable security solutions to help safeguard your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's Virtual Private Network product family includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's professional consulting staff includes experienced specialists with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP certifications who can help your organization to select Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that align best with your business goals. Find out more details concerning Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Products.

Consulting Services for Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent offers small and mid-size businesses expert consulting for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN products from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors including WatchGuard, Juniper, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to create a comprehensive security plan and select appropriate technologies from a variety of vendors to achieve your security goals while sticking within your budget limits.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight series of outsourced network management services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services offered by 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 incorporates cutting edge behavior analysis technology to defend endpoint devices and servers and VMs against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely evade legacy signature-based AV tools. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to manage the entire malware attack lifecycle including filtering, detection, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top features include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device control, and web filtering through leading-edge tools packaged within a single agent managed from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your company's unique needs and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry data security regulations. Progent will assist you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that call for immediate attention. Progent can also help you to set up and test a backup and restore solution like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and enables rapid recovery of critical data, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of component breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide advanced expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can assist you to restore your business-critical information. Find out 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 information security companies to provide web-based management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a further level of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall. For more details, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to a different hosting environment without requiring a lengthy and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting provider. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: IT 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 safeguard data related to your IT infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time thrown away trying to find vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure like recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether youíre making improvements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you require the instant you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Network Security Planning
Any business ought to develop a thoroughly considered security strategy that incorporates both proactive processes and reaction plans. The pre-attack plan is a set of steps designed to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan helps your company's network security personnel to evaluate the impact resulting from a security penetration, fix the damage, record the experience, and get the IT network running as quickly as feasible.

Progent's certified IS security consultants are available to help your business to run a comprehensive vulnerability assessment and define a network security plan to implement security processes and controls to reduce ongoing attacks and dangers.

CISM Qualified Information Security Engineering Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee describes the basic capabilities and global standards of performance that IT security professionals are required to learn. CISM gives executive management the confidence that consultants who have qualified for their CISM certification have the experience and capability to provide effective security administration and support services. Progent offers the support of CISM Premier security professionals to help businesses with:

  • IS Security Strategies
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Information Security Program Management
  • IS Security Administration
  • Recovery Management
Read more details concerning Progent's CISM Certified Security Engineering Professionals.

CISSP Accredited Security Engineering Services
CISSP certification denotes expertise with an international standard for information security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has granted the CISSP credential recognition in the field of data security defined by ISO 17024. Progent can provide access to of security professionals who have earned CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified consultant to help your organization in a variety security areas including:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Management Solutions and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
  • Telecom, Network and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Learn additional details concerning Progent's CISSP-certified Information Security Support Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Accredited Secure Information System Architecture Engineering Expertise
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified information system architecture professionals are experts who have been awarded ISSAP Certification as a result of rigorous examination and significant experience with network security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) certification indicates proven skill in the most challenging requirements of information system security architecture bounded by the broader field of information security knowledge required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture including.

  • Access Management Systems and Techniques
  • Telecommunications and System Infrastructure Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Options
  • Needs Analysis and Security Guidelines
  • BCP and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Hardware Security
Find out more information concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure Information System Architecture Engineering Professionals.

CISA Certified IS Security Auditing Consulting Assistance
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is an important achievement that indicates expertise in IS security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo an extensive examination given by the ISACA professional association. Progent's CISA-qualified information security audit consultants are available to assist your business with:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • IT Enforcement
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
  • IT Service Delivery
  • Safeguarding Information Resources
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Learn more information concerning Progent's CISA Accredited IS Security Auditing Consulting Expertise.

CRISC Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA to validate a consultant's ability to plan, implement, and support information system control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and carry out a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC network risk mitigation consultants can provide a range of risk identification services including:

  • Collect information and review documentation to evaluate significant risk scenarios
  • Inventory statutory, industry, and business requirements and company policies related to your network to determine their potential impact on your strategic objectives
  • Point out potential vulnerabilities for your operational workflows to help in analyzing your corporate risk
  • Create a risk awareness program and conduct training to ensure your organization appreciate information system risk so they can assist with your risk management program
  • Match identified risk scenarios to related business procedures to help assign risk ownership
  • Validate risk appetite with your senior management and key stakeholders to ensure they align
Read the details concerning Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants.

GIAC Certified Information System Security Consulting Support
GIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security professionals. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited professional has the knowledge appropriate to deliver services in vital categories of system, information, and application security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and institutions around the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified network security audit experts can help your company with:

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

Get in Touch with a Certified Security Expert
To find out how you can access a security consultant for remote or onsite expertise in Mississippi, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Remote Computer Help.