Business networks in Montana now have fast and affordable online help from Progent's qualified security experts to resolve complex security issues. Rates are competitive, charges are by the minute, engagement is immediate, and service is unbeatable. Progent also offers help for long-term engagements that requires the expertise of seasoned security engineers with high-level security credentials.

If your Montana small business is based far from major metropolitan neighborhoods such as Billings, Missoula, or Great Falls, support from local qualified network security engineers may be limited during a security disaster. This can result in lost income for your company, angry clients, unproductive workers, and defocused executives. By calling Progent's online services, you have access to a Certified security consultant ready to deliver help when you need it to keep your computer network on line and recover your data.

Progent can assist you in all your efforts to guard your information system with support that ranges from network security checks to developing a company-wide security strategy. Progent offers economical support to help small and midsize companies to design and manage secure networks based on Windows and Cisco products and that can include computers based on UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X operating systems as well as BYOD users with Apple iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam blocking and defense against e-mail-based attacks. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that incorporates the services and infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide web-based control and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified professionals are accessible online or in person to offer a range of emergency or project-based network security services which include:

If your business has an emergency requirement for IT security support, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Network Support.

Progent's support professionals provide world-class support in vital fields of system protection that include security evaluation, firewalls and VPN, and advanced security consulting.

Security Assessment
Progent's expert security consultants can assess the vulnerability of your existing computer protection environment through exhaustive remote automated testing based on advanced software tools and proven procedures. Progent's experience in administering this testing saves your company consulting fees and assures an objective portrayal of system vulnerability. The information your business gains can form the foundation of a security strategy that will allow your network to run dependably and adapt quickly to new threats.

Automated Network Vulnerability Evaluation
Progent offers expertise in the use of security evaluation products such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and LANguard from GFI for affordably running a variety of automatic network auditing scans to uncover potential security weaknesses. Progent has extensive knowledge of additional network analysis tools including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye, as well as utilities like Metasploit Framework, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to make sense of audit reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can show you how to build protection into your company operations, configure scanning applications, plan and implement a protected network architecture, and recommend procedures to optimize the security of your network. Progent's security consultants are able to help you set up a firewall, implement safe remote access to email and data, and integrate VPN. Find out additional information concerning Progent's automated security assessment.

Security Inventory Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory scanning packages intended to enable small businesses to get a professional network security evaluation from a certified security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer administers an extensive test of your network from beyond your firewalled perimeter to uncover potential risks in the security profile you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a certified security professional executes a system scan from a secure machine within your firewall to uncover the risk to inside attacks. Both security inventory services are configured and run from a secured remote location. The process is managed by an engineer with top security credentials and who produces a document that summarizes and analyzes the data collected by the security scan and suggests practical remediation if called for.

Network Security Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is an important part of any comprehensive network security strategy. Progentís security experts can run thorough penetration checks without the awareness of your organization's in-house network support resources. Stealth penetration checking uncovers whether existing security monitoring tools such as intrusion incident alerts and event history monitoring are correctly set up and actively checked. Learn more concerning Progent's stealth penetration testing support services.

Firewall/VPN Expertise
Progent's background in network security solutions includes in-depth familiarity with leading firewalls and VPN products offered by a variety of vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Juniper. Progent offers the services of engineers who have earned important industry certifications such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Firewalls Configuration and Troubleshooting
The current Cisco ASA 5500-X Series of firewalls with Firepower Services deliver significantly more value than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for new installations. Following Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire line of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most deployed network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring enhanced features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can help you to manage your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances or migrate to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and onsite help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your business to design, deploy, optimize, manage and debug firewall environments built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Find out additional information about Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower integration and troubleshooting services.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Support Expertise
Cisco's security and offsite access technology offer a comprehensive range of manageable security solutions to help protect your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's VPN line includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's expert consulting staff includes experienced engineers with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP certifications who are able to help your business to select Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security technologies that fit most closely with your business goals. Find out additional information concerning Progent's Support Services for Cisco Security Technology and VPN Appliances.

Consulting Expertise for Additional Firewall and VPN Products
Progent provides small and medium size organizations professional consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN technology from major firewall and VPN security vendors including Check Point Software, Juniper, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you create a detailed security plan and select the right technologies from multiple suppliers to achieve your security goals while sticking within your budget limits.

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

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior machine learning technology to defend endpoint devices and physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to address the entire threat lifecycle including blocking, infiltration detection, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows VSS and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and VMs, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, penetration alerts, device control, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies packaged within a single agent managed from a single control. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's unique requirements and that helps you prove compliance with legal and industry data protection standards. Progent will help you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require urgent action. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to install and test a backup and restore solution like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Exchange email filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and allows fast restoration of critical files, apps and VMs that have become lost or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can provide advanced support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can help you to recover your business-critical data. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the technology of leading data security vendors to deliver centralized control and comprehensive protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps most unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With 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 fast virtual host configured and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting solution without requiring a lengthy and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single 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 an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, find and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time thrown away looking for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre making enhancements, doing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require when you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Network Security Design
Any company should develop a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive processes and reaction planning. The pre-attack plan is a set of steps that help to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy assists your company's security personnel to evaluate the impact resulting from an attack, repair the damage, document the experience, and get the IT network operational as soon as possible.

Progent's certified IT security engineers are available to assist your company to run a complete risk evaluation and create a network security strategy to establish security policies and controls to minimize future assaults and threats.

CISM Accredited Security Support Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) organization describes the basic capabilities and international standards of skill that information security managers are required to learn. It gives executive management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM certification have the experience and knowledge to deliver efficient security management and support services. Progent can provide the support of CISM Certified security professionals to help companies with:

  • Network Security Strategies
  • Risk Management
  • Information Security Implementation Management
  • Information Security Administration
  • Recovery Management
Read more details about Progent's CISM Accredited Network Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Qualified Security Consulting Expertise
The CISSP credential denotes mastery of a global standard for data security. ANSI has awarded the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of information security defined by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers the services of security consultants who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified expert to help your enterprise in a broad range of security fields including:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Control Solutions and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Cryptography Technology
  • Telecom, LAN and WAN Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Read more details about Progent's CISSP Accredited Network Security Support Expertise.

CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Engineering Expertise
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified IT architecture professionals are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification as a result of thorough examination and significant experience with network security design. The ISSAP credential indicates proven mastery in the more complex requirements of information security architecture within the broader scope of information system security expertise needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your company with all aspects of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Control Systems and Methodologies
  • Phone System and Network Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Solutions
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Criteria
  • BCP and DRP
  • Site Security
Find out more details about Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Consulting Expertise.

CISA Certified IS Security Auditing Consulting Expertise
The CISA accreditation is a globally recognized achievement that represents mastery in information system security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation requires that consultants pass a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA-qualified security audit experts are available to assist your IT organization in the areas of:

  • Information Systems Audit Process
  • IT Enforcement
  • Systems and Infrastructure Planned Useful Life
  • IT Support
  • Safeguarding Information Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Learn additional details concerning Progent's CISA Certified IS Security Auditing Engineering Expertise.

CRISC Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's ability to design, implement, and maintain information system controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to create and carry out a business continuity plan based on leading practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk management specialists offer a variety of risk evaluation services such as:

  • Collect information and study documentation to evaluate major vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, regulatory, and contractual mandates and organizational policies related to your network to assess their possible impact on your strategic objectives
  • Identify possible threats for your operational processes to assist in analyzing your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness initiative and conduct training to make sure your organization appreciate information system risk so they can contribute to your risk control process
  • Match key risk scenarios to your associated business procedures to help determine risk ownership
  • Determine risk tolerance with executive leadership and major stakeholders to ensure they match
Learn the details concerning Progent's CRISC Risk Management Consultants.

GIAC Accredited IS Security Consulting Support
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the skill of IT security engineers. GIAC's mission is to ensure that an accredited professional possesses the knowledge needed to provide services in critical categories of system, data, and program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and institutions throughout the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified network security audit consultants can help your company in the areas of:

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Contact a Progent Security Specialist
To learn how you can access a Progent security consultant for online or on-premises expertise in Montana, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Online Computer Help.