Small business computer networks in Montana can have quick and economical online access to Progent's accredited security professionals to resolve complex security problems. Rates are competitive, billing is by the minute, sign-up is immediate, and service is world class. Progent also offers help for complex engagements that demand the expertise of seasoned security consultants with top security certifications.

In case your Montana company is based outside of larger metropolitan neighborhoods such as Billings, Missoula, or Great Falls, support from nearby qualified security professionals may be limited when there's an emergency. This could mean a drop in revenue for your company, angry customers, idle employees, and defocused executives. By calling Progent's remote support, you can get in touch with a Certified security engineer who can offer help when you require it to keep your information system on line and salvage your information.

Progent can assist you in a variety of ways in your efforts to defend your network with services that ranges from network security assessments to creating a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides affordable service to assist small and midsize companies to design and manage protected IT environments powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that can include computers running UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X platforms plus BYOD users with Apple iOS handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam blocking and protection from email-borne assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the services and infrastructure of leading information security vendors to deliver centralized control and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway device provides a further level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The local security gateway can also enable Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified engineers are available online or in person to offer a variety of urgent or longer-term computer security services which include:

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

Progent's consultants can deliver world-class support in vital areas of network protection that include analysis, firewall and VPN solutions, and high-level security consulting.

Security Audits
Progent's certified security consultants can assess the strength of your existing computer protection systems through comprehensive remote automated testing via sophisticated utilities and tested procedures. Progent's experience in this testing saves you time and money and assures an accurate portrayal of security holes. The information your company is provided can form the foundation of a security plan that will permit your information system to operate dependably and adapt quickly to future risks.

Automated Security Assessment
Progent provides consulting in the use of security testing utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for affordably performing a set of automatic system auditing scans to identify potential security problems. Progent has extensive experience with other network auditing products such as NMAP, AMAP, eEye, as well as tools such as Metasploit Framework, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand testing reports and respond effectively.

Progent can show you how to build protection into your business processes, configure auditing software, plan and implement a secure system architecture, and recommend policies to optimize the security of your network. Progent's security engineers are ready to help you configure a firewall, implement secure remote connectivity to email and data, and integrate VPN. Learn additional information concerning Progent's network security evaluation.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Bundles for Small Companies
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory scanning packages intended to allow small businesses to get an impartial network security evaluation from an accredited security consultant. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer administers an extensive test of your network from beyond your company firewall to determine possible risks in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, an engineer executes a network scan from a secure computer within your company firewall to evaluate the risk to internal assaults. The two security inventory services are configured and run from a secured remote site. The project is overseen by a consultant who has earned top security credentials and who generates a report that details and interprets the information collected by the security scan and suggests practical remediation if called for.

Stealth Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth intrusion checking is a key part of any serious network security plan. Progentís security professionals can perform extensive intrusion tests without the knowledge of your company's in-house IT staff. Unannounced penetration checking shows whether existing security defense tools such as intrusion incident alerts and event log analysis are properly configured and actively checked. Find out more concerning Progent's stealth penetration analysis support services.

Firewall And Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
Progent's background in security solutions encompasses in-depth field work with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products offered by a variety of companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the services of consultants who have earned key networking certifications including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Firewalls Integration and Troubleshooting
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver significantly more value than Cisco's previous firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for new deployments. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire line of Cisco ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most deployed intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new capabilities such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist you to manage your current PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances or migrate to Cisco 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 your business to design, integrate, tune, manage and debug firewall environments built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read additional details about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower configuration and debugging services.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Support Expertise
Cisco's security and offsite connection technology represent a comprehensive line of easy-to-administer security products to help safeguard your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's VPN product family features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN concentrators. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes experienced specialists with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP certifications who can help your organization to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that align most closely with your business goals. Find out additional information about Progent's Consulting Services for Cisco Security Technology and VPN Products.

Consulting Services for Additional Firewall and VPN Technology
Progent provides small and medium size organizations expert support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN technology from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors such as WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to design a detailed security strategy and select the right technologies from multiple suppliers to support your security objectives while staying within your spending limits.

Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's low-cost ProSight family of network monitoring and 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: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based analysis tools to defend endpoint devices and servers and VMs against new malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which easily escape traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to automate the complete threat progression including blocking, detection, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time network-wide immunization against new threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint management, and web filtering through leading-edge tools packaged within a single agent managed from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's specific needs and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry data security standards. Progent will assist you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that call for urgent action. Progent's consultants can also help you to install and test a backup and restore system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and allows fast restoration of critical files, apps and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted due to component breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can deliver world-class expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can assist you to restore your critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the technology of top information security vendors to deliver web-based control and comprehensive protection for your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to inbound attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more details, see ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and maintained by Progent's network support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported easily to a different hosting environment without a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting provider. Find out more details 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 makes it easy to create, maintain, find and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By updating and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time wasted looking for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your business network like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, performing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require when you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Security Consulting
Any business should develop a thoroughly thought out security program that includes both pre-attack procedures and response plans. The pre-attack strategy is a set of procedures designed to reduce security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy helps your network security personnel to evaluate the impact caused by an attack, repair the network, document the event, and get the IT network restored as quickly as possible.

Progent's certified IT security consultants are available to assist your business to perform a complete vulnerability assessment and define a computer security plan to establish security processes and mechanisms to reduce future attacks and dangers.

CISM Certified Network Security Consulting Assistance
The CISM committee describes the core competencies and worldwide standards of performance that information security professionals are required to master. It provides executive management the confidence that consultants who have qualified for their CISM credential have the experience and capability to deliver effective security management and support services. Progent offers the expertise of CISM Certified security professionals to help companies with:

  • Information Security Processes
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Information Security Program Management
  • Network Security Management
  • Response Management
Learn additional information concerning Progent's CISM Qualified IS Security Consulting Professionals.

CISSP Accredited Security Engineering Expertise
The CISSP credential denotes expertise with an international standard for network security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has granted certification recognition in the area of information security stipulated by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers the services of security consultants who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified consultant to help your company in a broad range of security areas including:

  • Security Administration Procedures
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Control Solutions and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Cryptography Mechanisms
  • Telecom, LAN and Internet Security
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Read more information about Progent's CISSP Qualified Information Security Support Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Accredited Secure Information System Architecture Engineering Support
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified IT architecture professionals are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP status through thorough examination and extensive work with network security architecture. The ISSAP credential represents proven competence in the more complex requirements of IS security architecture within the broader scope of information security knowledge required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can help your company with all phases of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Control Mechanisms and Methodologies
  • Telecom and System Infrastructure Protection
  • Data Encryption Solutions
  • Requirements Evaluation and Security Guidelines
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Physical Security
Learn more details about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure System Architecture Engineering Professionals.

CISA Accredited Security Auditing Engineering Support
The CISA credential is an important qualification that signifies expertise in network security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants pass a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA-qualified IS security audit consultants can assist your company in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Services
  • IT Governance
  • Network Assets and Architecture Lifecycle Planning
  • IT Support
  • Protecting Information Resources
  • Business Continuity Planning
Read the details about Progent's CISA Accredited Security Auditing Consulting Support.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The CRISC program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's ability to design, deploy, and support IS controls to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to create and carry out a business continuity strategy that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC IT risk mitigation experts offer a variety of risk identification services including:

  • Collect information and review documentation to evaluate significant vulnerabilities
  • Inventory statutory, regulatory, and contractual requirements and company policies related to your network to assess their possible influence on your business goals
  • Point out possible threats for your business workflows to help in analyzing your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and provide training to make sure your stakeholders appreciate IT risk so they can assist with your risk management process
  • Connect identified risk vectors to related operational procedures to help assign risk responsibility
  • Determine risk tolerance with executive management and key stakeholders to ensure they are in agreement
Learn additional details about Progent's CRISC Risk Management Experts.

GIAC Certified Network Security Engineering Assistance
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the skill of network security engineers. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited security consultant has the skills needed to provide services in key areas of system, information, and program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and institutions all over the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC security audit experts can help your company in the areas of:

  • Auditing Security Systems
  • Incident Handling
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web-based Services Security
  • SIEM solutions
Learn more information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Get in Touch with a Certified Security Engineer
To see how to get in touch with a certified Progent security consultant for online or on-premises expertise in Montana, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Remote Network Support.