Small business IT networks in Missouri can have prompt and economical online help from Progent's accredited security support specialists to assist with complex security issues. The cost is competitive, charges are by the minute, engagement is fast, and service is world class. Progent also provides help for complex projects that requires the knowledge of seasoned security consultants with high-level security credentials.

If your Missouri company is away from more populated metropolitan neighborhoods such as Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield, or Independence, contact with local accredited security support specialists could be limited when you have an urgent situation. This can result in lost revenue for your business, angry customers, unproductive workers, and defocused executives. By calling Progent, you have access to a Certified security professional who can deliver assistance whenever you have to have it to keep your network operating and recover your data.

Progent can help you in a variety of ways in your initiatives to protect your network with support that can range from security audits to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Progent provides affordable service to assist businesses of all sizes to configure and maintain protected IT environments powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that can include computers running UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X operating systems as well as mobile clients with Apple iPhones and iPads or Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also help you outsource spam blocking and defense against email-borne security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that incorporates the technology of leading data security companies to deliver centralized control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps most threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway device provides a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the local gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also enable Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays within your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified experts are available remotely or on site to offer a variety of urgent or longer-term network security services which include:

  • Perform thorough network security audits
  • Recover promptly after serious security breaches
  • Set up effective firewalls
  • Configure secure solutions for remote and mobile access
  • Install advanced solutions for automatic defense against spam and DHAs
  • Develop a company-wide security strategy with proactive monitoring
  • Provide outsourced Help Desk Services
  • Develop a practical data backup and business continuity plan based on Microsoft DPM backup technology
If your business has an emergency requirement for computer security help, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Help.

Progent's engineers provide world-class services in key facets of system security including security assessment, firewall and VPN expertise, and high-level security planning.

System Assessment
Progent's expert security engineers can assess the effectiveness of your existing computer security implementation by performing exhaustive remote automated testing based on sophisticated software tools and proven procedures. Progent's experience in administering this service saves you money and assures an objective picture of weaknesses. The knowledge your company gains can be used as the foundation of a network protection strategy that will allow your network to run safely and adapt rapidly to new threats.

Automated Security Analysis
Progent provides expertise in the use of security analysis products such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and GFI LANguard for economically running a set of automatic network auditing checks to identify possible security vulnerabilities. Progent has broad experience with other network auditing tools such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus utilities like Metasploit Framework, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand testing reports and react appropriately.

Progent can help you design security into your business operations, configure scanning applications, define and deploy a protected network environment, and recommend procedures to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are able to show you how to configure a firewall, implement safe remote access to email and business applications, and integrate VPN. Learn additional information about Progent's network security audits.

Security Inventory Scanning Packages for Small Companies
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory service packages intended to allow small businesses to get an independent security evaluation from a qualified security expert. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs a comprehensive test of your network from beyond your firewalled perimeter to determine possible risks in the security posture you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Scan, a security expert executes a network scan from a secure computer within your company firewall to determine your exposure to inside assaults. The two security inventory packages are set up and run from a protected remote location. The process is overseen by a consultant who has earned high-level security credentials and who produces a report that summarizes and interprets the data captured by the security scan and suggests cost-effective improvements where called for.

Stealth Intrusion Analysis Support Services
Stealth penetration checking is a key part of any serious network security plan. Progentís security experts can perform thorough penetration tests without the awareness of your organization's internal IT resources. Stealth penetration checking uncovers whether existing security defense tools such as intrusion detection warnings and event history analysis are properly configured and actively monitored. Learn additional information about Progent's network penetration testing support services.

Firewall/VPN Solutions
Progent's background in security technology encompasses extensive familiarity with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network products offered by a variety of vendors including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent can provide the services of consultants who have earned key networking accreditations such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX Security Appliances Integration and Debugging
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more value than Cisco's legacy firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for new installations. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most deployed network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network experts can help you to manage your legacy PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help you to plan, integrate, optimize, manage and troubleshoot firewall solutions built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn additional information about ASA Firewalls with Firepower integration and troubleshooting services.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Support Expertise
Cisco's network security and offsite connection technology provide a complete range of manageable security solutions to help protect your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN line includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes experienced specialists with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who are able to help your company to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that fit most closely with your company objectives. Learn more details concerning Progent's Engineering Expertise for Cisco Security Technology and Virtual Private Network Products.

Engineering Services for Other Firewall and VPN Technology
Progent provides small and medium size organizations professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN technology from major firewall and VPN security vendors such as Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and SonicWall. Progent can help you design a comprehensive security plan and select appropriate products from a variety of suppliers to achieve your security goals while staying within your spending restraints.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight family 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 (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates next generation behavior-based machine learning technology to defend endpoints as well as servers and VMs against new malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely evade traditional signature-based AV products. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to address the entire threat lifecycle including protection, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows VSS and automatic system-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
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint management, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within a single agent managed from a single control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can assist you to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your organization's unique requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security standards. Progent will assist you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that call for immediate action. Progent can also assist you to install and test a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous security attack like 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 from Progent provide small and medium-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a fixed monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and enables fast recovery of critical files, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted due to component failures, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or mirrored to both. Progent's backup and recovery specialists can provide advanced support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can assist you to restore your critical data. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the infrastructure of leading data security vendors to deliver centralized control and world-class protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks most threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more information, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and maintained by Progent's network support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hosting environment without requiring a lengthy and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied one hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network 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, find and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT documentation, you can save up to half of time spent looking for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network like recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need as soon as you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Security Consulting
Every company should have a carefully considered security program that incorporates both proactive processes and reaction planning. The proactive strategy is a set of procedures intended to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy helps your company's network security engineers to evaluate the damage resulting from an attack, repair the network, document the experience, and get business functions operational as soon as possible.

Progent's expert IT security engineers can to help your business to perform a complete risk assessment and create a network security plan to implement security policies and mechanisms to mitigate future assaults and threats.

CISM Qualified Information Security Support Services
The CISM committee describes the core competencies and global standards of performance that information security professionals are expected to learn. CISM provides business management the assurance that consultants who have qualified for their CISM certification possess the experience and capability to deliver efficient security management and consulting consulting. Progent can provide the services of CISM Premier security consultants to help businesses with:

  • Network Security Governance
  • Risk Analysis
  • Information Security Program Management
  • IS Security Management
  • Recovery Planning
Find out additional information concerning Progent's CISM Certified IS Security Engineering Services.

CISSP Certified Security Engineering Expertise
CISSP certification denotes mastery of an international standard for information security. ANSI has awarded the CISSP credential recognition in the field of data security under ISO 17024. Progent can provide access to of security professionals who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified professional to help your organization in a broad range of security areas including:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Control Solutions and Processes
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Site Security
  • Cryptography Mechanisms
  • Telecom, LAN and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Find out additional information concerning Progent's CISSP Accredited Cybersecurity Consulting Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Accredited Secure System Architecture Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Premier IT architecture engineers are experts who have been awarded ISSAP status as a result of rigorous testing and extensive experience with information security architecture. The ISSAP credential represents demonstrated skill in the more challenging demands of information system security architecture within the broader scope of information system security knowledge required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your company with all aspects of architecture security including.

  • Access Management Mechanisms and Techniques
  • Telecom and System Infrastructure Protection
  • Cryptography Options
  • Requirements Evaluation and Security Guidelines
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and DRP
  • Hardware Security
Read more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Services.

CISA Certified Network Security Auditing Consulting Assistance
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a globally recognized achievement that indicates mastery in information system security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation has consultants undergo a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA-qualified security audit engineers are available to assist your business in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Process
  • Information Technology Governance
  • Network Assets and Architecture Planned Useful Life
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Safeguarding Data Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Get more information concerning Progent's CISA Certified Network Security Auditing Engineering Assistance.

CRISC Consultants
The CRISC program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's ability to plan, implement, and maintain IS control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows leading practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC network risk management consultants offer a variety of risk assessment services such as:

  • Collect information and review documentation to evaluate major vulnerabilities
  • Identify statutory, regulatory, and contractual requirements and organizational policies associated with your network to determine their possible impact on your strategic goals
  • Identify possible threats for your operational workflows to assist in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and conduct seminars to ensure your organization appreciate IS risk so they can contribute to your risk control program
  • Connect key risk vectors to your associated operational processes to help determine risk responsibility
  • Determine risk tolerance with executive management and key stakeholders to ensure they are in agreement
Find out additional information concerning Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants.

GIAC Certified IS Security Consulting Support
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security engineers. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited security consultant possesses the knowledge needed to deliver support in critical categories of network, data, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and government organizations around the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified security audit consultants can help your IT organization in the areas of:

  • Auditing Perimeters
  • Security Incident Response
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web-based Application Security
  • SIEM solutions
Read additional information concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Talk to a Certified Progent Security Specialist
To find out how to get in touch with a certified security consultant for online or on-premises assistance in Missouri, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Remote Computer Support.