Company information networks in the state of Mississippi can have fast and affordable remote access to Progent's qualified network security engineers to assist with critical security problems. The cost is reasonable, billing is per minute, engagement is quick, and support is unbeatable. Progent also offers assistance for complex engagements that demand the expertise of senior security consultants with high-level security credentials.

If your Mississippi small business is outside of larger urban areas including Jackson, Gulfport, Biloxi, or Hattiesburg, contact with local certified network security consultants may be limited during a security disaster. This could mean lost revenue for your business, angry clients, unproductive workers, and defocused executives. By calling Progent's remote support, you have access to a Premier security consultant who can deliver assistance whenever you have to have it to keep your network operating and recover your data.

Progent can help you in your initiatives to defend your network with services that ranges from network security assessments to creating a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides economical service to assist companies of any size to configure and maintain safe networks powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco technology and that can include computers running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems as well as BYOD clients with Apple iOS handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also help you outsource spam blocking and defense against e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the services and infrastructure of leading information security companies to provide web-based management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall.

Progent's security engineers are accessible remotely or on site to provide a range of urgent or longer-term computer security services which include:

  • Run comprehensive security audits
  • Recuperate quickly after attacks
  • Configure firewalls from multiple vendors
  • Configure secure techniques for offsite and mobile access
  • Install advanced utilities for automatic protection against spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Develop a comprehensive security strategy with round-the-clock monitoring
  • Offer outsourced Help Desk Support
  • Create a practical backup and business continuity plan centered on Data Protection Manager (DPM) backup technology
If your business has an emergency requirement for computer security support, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Support.

Progent's security experts offer world-class support in vital areas of system security that include security evaluation, firewall and VPN expertise, and advanced security planning.

System Audits
Progent's expert security consultants can evaluate the vulnerability of your current network security implementation through comprehensive remote automated analysis via advanced software tools and proven procedures. Progent's experience in this service saves you consulting fees and assures an objective picture of weaknesses. The information your business gains can be used as the foundation of a network protection plan that will permit your network to operate dependably and adapt rapidly to new risks.

Automated Network Vulnerability Analysis
Progent offers expertise in the application of security testing packages including Microsoft's MBSA and LANguard from GFI for affordably running a set of programmed system testing checks to uncover potential security vulnerabilities. Progent has broad experience with other network auditing utilities such as NMAP, AMAP application mapper, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as utilities like SolarWinds, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand audit reports and react effectively.

Progent can help you design security into your company operations, install auditing applications, plan and implement a protected system environment, and suggest policies to maximize the security of your IT system. Progent's security consultants are able to help you set up a firewall, implement secure remote connectivity to email and data, and integrate VPN. Find out more about Progent's network security analysis.

Security Inventory Service Packages for Small Companies
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory and evaluation packages designed to enable small businesses to get an independent network security evaluation from an accredited security engineer. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer runs an extensive examination of your network from beyond your firewall to uncover possible risks in the security posture you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs a network scan from a secure machine within your company firewall to determine the risk to internal threats. Both security inventory packages are configured and run from a secured remote location. The process is overseen by a consultant who has earned top security credentials and who produces a document that details and analyzes the information captured by the security scan and suggests practical remediation where appropriate.

Stealth Security Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth penetration testing is an important component of any comprehensive IT system security strategy. Progentís security professionals can run extensive penetration tests without the knowledge of your organization's in-house network support staff. Stealth penetration testing uncovers whether existing security monitoring systems such as intrusion incident warnings and event log analysis are properly configured and actively monitored. Find out additional information concerning Progent's network security penetration testing consulting.

Firewall/VPN Solutions
Progent's expertise in security technology encompasses extensive field work with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network technology offered by multiple vendors including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the support of consultants with important networking accreditations such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Firewalls Integration and Troubleshooting
The new ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver substantially more value than Cisco's legacy firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for all new installations. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole family of Cisco ASA 5500-X devices can be configured to enable Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most popular intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring enhanced capabilities such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network consultants can assist you to manage 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 on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your organization to design, configure, tune, administer and debug firewall solutions based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read more information about Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and troubleshooting support.

Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Support Expertise
Cisco's security and remote connection technology provide a complete range of easy-to-administer security solutions to help safeguard your local and remote network infrastructure. Cisco's Virtual Private Network product family includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's expert staff of consultants includes experienced specialists with Cisco's CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who can help your business to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that fit best with your business objectives. Read more details about Progent's Support Services for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Support Services for Other Firewall and VPN Products
Progent offers small and mid-size businesses professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies including Check Point Software, Juniper, and Symantec. Progent can help you design a detailed security strategy and select the right technologies from a variety of vendors to achieve your security goals while sticking within your spending restraints.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's low-cost ProSight series of network management outsourcing services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. Managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes next generation behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoints as well as physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily evade traditional signature-matching AV tools. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to address the complete malware attack progression including blocking, identification, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time system-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver affordable multi-layer security for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device management, and web filtering via leading-edge tools packaged within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help your business to plan and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's unique needs and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry data security regulations. Progent will assist you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that call for immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help you to set up and verify a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint security and Exchange filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and enables rapid restoration of vital data, apps and VMs that have become lost or damaged due to component failures, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can provide world-class support to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can assist you to recover your business-critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that incorporates the infrastructure of leading data security vendors to deliver web-based management and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more details, visit 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 apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual host configured and managed by Progent's network support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hardware environment without a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, update, find and protect information about your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about impending expirations of SSLs or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time spent searching for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for holding and sharing all documents related to managing your business network like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require when you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Network Security Design
Every company should have a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive procedures and reaction plans. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that help to reduce security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy assists your company's network security personnel to assess the impact caused by a security penetration, fix the system, record the experience, and get business functions restored as soon as feasible.

Progent's certified information security consultants are available to help your business to run a comprehensive vulnerability assessment and define a company-wide security strategy to implement security processes and mechanisms to minimize ongoing assaults and threats.

CISM Accredited Security Support Services
The CISM committee defines the basic competencies and worldwide standards of skill that IT security professionals are required to master. CISM gives executive management the confidence that consultants who have qualified for their CISM credential have the background and knowledge to deliver effective security administration and consulting services. Progent offers the services of CISM Certified security consultants to help companies with:

  • IS Security Governance
  • Risk Analysis
  • IS Security Implementation Management
  • IS Security Management
  • Response Management
Read additional details concerning Progent's CISM Accredited Information Security Engineering Services.

CISSP Qualified Security Consulting Assistance
The CISSP credential denotes mastery of a worldwide standard for information security. The American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential recognition in the field of data protection defined by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide access to of security consultants who have qualified for CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified expert to help your organization in a broad range of security areas including:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Management Systems and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Site Security
  • Cryptography Technology
  • Telecommunications, LAN and Internet Security
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Learn more details about Progent's CISSP Information Security Consulting Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Assistance
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Premier system architecture professionals are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP Certification through thorough examination and significant work with information security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) certification represents demonstrated competence in the most complex demands of information security architecture within the broader scope of information system security knowledge required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-premier security specialists can assist your business with all phases of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Management Mechanisms and Methodologies
  • Phone System and Network Infrastructure Protection
  • Encryption/Decryption Solutions
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Site Security
Find out additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure Network Architecture Support Professionals.

CISA Qualified Security Auditing Engineering Support
The CISA credential is an important achievement that signifies mastery in information system security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA-qualified security audit experts are available to help your IT organization with:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • Information Technology Administration
  • Network Assets and Architecture Lifecycle Planning
  • Information Technology Support
  • Protecting Data Resources
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Learn the details about Progent's CISA Certified Security Auditing Consulting Support.

CRISC Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's ability to design, deploy, and maintain information system controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to develop and execute a business continuity strategy that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC network risk management engineers can provide a range of risk evaluation services including:

  • Collect data and review documentation to help identify significant risk scenarios
  • Identify legal, industry, and contractual requirements and organizational standards associated with your network to determine their potential influence on your strategic objectives
  • Point out potential vulnerabilities for your business workflows to help in analyzing your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and provide seminars to make sure your organization understand IT risk so they can assist with your risk management program
  • Connect key risk vectors to related operational procedures to help assign risk responsibility
  • Validate risk appetite with executive management and key stakeholders to ensure they align
Get more information concerning Progent's CRISC Risk Management Consultants.

GIAC Certified Network Security Consulting Support
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to certify the skill of network security engineers. GIAC's goal is to ensure that an accredited security consultant possesses the knowledge necessary to provide support in key categories of network, information, and software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-qualified security audit engineers can help your business in the areas of:

  • Auditing Security Systems
  • Incident Response
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web Services Security
  • SIEM solutions
Read additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Contact a Security Engineer
To find out how you can access a Progent security engineer for online or on-premises help in Mississippi, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Remote Network Support.