To get urgent online help with computer security issues, small businesses in Plano, TX, have access to world-class expertise from Progent's security professionals. Progent's online support staff is ready to offer effective and low-cost help with security issues that are impacting the viability of your IT network. Progent's accredited security consultants are certified to provide help for systems based on Windows, Linux, Apple, Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad array of services addresses firewall expertise, messaging systems, secure system architecture, and information recovery. Progent's technical support staff has earned the world's most advanced security certifications including CISM and Information System Security Architecture Professional.

Progent provides online security assistance on a per-minute basis with no minimum minutes and no extra fees for sign-up or after hours service. By charging by the minute and by providing world-class help, Progent's billing policy keeps expenses under control and eliminates scenarios where quick solutions result in major bills.

We've Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
If your network is now experiencing a security emergency, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Computer Help to find out how to receive immediate aid.

For businesses that have planned carefully for an attack, the formal post-attack response model outlined by GIAC is Progent's preferred method of responding to a major security attack.

Overview of Small Business Security Support Services
Coordinating computer protection and staying ready for recovering vital data and functions following a security breach demands an on-going effort involving a variety of tools and processes. Progent's certified engineers can support your business at whatever level in your attempt to secure your IT system, ranging from security assessments to creating a complete security plan. Some areas supported by Progent's security consultants include Security Planning and Prevention, Information Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Protection from Email-Borne Spam and Viruses.

Planning and Implementing Protected Environments
Every business should have a carefully considered security plan that includes both preventive and responsive activity. The proactive strategy is a set of steps that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy specifies procedures to help IT personnel to inventory the damage resulting from a breach, remediate the damage, record the event, and restore business functions as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to incorporate protection into your business processes. Progent can configure scanning utilities, define and execute a safe network architecture, and recommend processes and policies to enhance the safety of your information system. Progent's security professionals are available to help you to configure a firewall, design safe offsite connectivity to email and information, and install an effective VPN.

If you are looking for an economical way for outsourcing your network security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Options feature automated remote system monitoring and immediate response to problems.

Data Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent offers expertise in restoring systems and computers that have been compromised, are quarantined, or have ceased to function as a result of a security attack. Progent can help evaluate the damage resulting from the breach, return your company to normal business operations, and recover information lost owing to the event. Progent's certified specialists can also manage a thorough forensic evaluation by going over activity logs and using other proven assessment tools. Progent's experience with security consulting minimizes your business disruption and allows Progent to recommend efficient ways to avoid or mitigate future attacks.

Zero Downtime Backup and Recovery Systems Built on Data Protection Manager
Microsoft Data Protection Manager is a ground breaking backup and recovery product utilizing fast disk systems to maximize reliability, performance, and ease of administration. Progent's certified Data Protection Manager consultants can assist your company to develop a practical business continuity plan, design a cost-effective high-availability IT infrastructure, configure a Data Protection Manager-based recovery system, comprehensively test your DPM system, teach your IT personnel or regular consultants how to manage DPM, or provide extensive IT outsourcing including off-site housing of Data Protection Manager servers in Progent's data center facility. To learn more, visit Microsoft Data Protection Manager Consulting Services.

Outsourced Spam Blocking
Progent has partnered with Postini to offer small companies E-Mail Guard, an outsourced service that intercepts spam and email-borne attacks before they are able to penetrate your corporate firewall. Read more details concerning E-Mail Guard Managed Spam Blocking.

Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's security consultants offer unique consulting support in key facets of computer security including:

Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing
Progent provides experience with information risk auditing tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for conducting a set of comprehensive system tests to uncover potential security gaps. Progent has broad skills with these utilities and can help your company to analyze audit reports and respond efficiently. Progent's security engineers also offer web application validation and can conduct expert evaluation of enterprise-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with major industry security specifications including FISMA, NIST, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless security covering in-place wireless appliances as well as portable handsets. Get more details concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Assessment.

Support for Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server and Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010
Microsoft ISA Server 2006 and its successor, Forefront Threat Management Gateway, offers rule-based security, improved performance, and centralized management of complex networks by providing both an advanced firewall and a Web cache server integrated with Microsoft's MS Windows Server platform. The Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 and Microsoft ISA Server firewalls provide comprehensive data filtering, management of access policy, and traffic direction. The Web cache improves system performance by storing repeatedly requested Web content. Progent's Forefront TMG 2010 engineers and Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server experts know how to design and deploy an Internet security gateway configuration that supports your protection requirements while avoiding limiting network productivity.

Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall Consulting
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco CCNP expert to assist you to select, configure, and manage Cisco PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls. Learn the details concerning Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall Support.

Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Aironet Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can deliver in-depth technical expertise for Cisco's complete family of protection and VPN technologies such as PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure broadband and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Learn more details about Cisco Protection, VPN and Aironet Wireless Expertise.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
In addition to supporting a wide range of security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco Systems, Progent can provide small businesses top-level consulting for technologies from other major firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's engineers can provide:

Unannounced Intrusion Checking Services
Stealth penetration testing is a key method for helping businesses to determine how exposed their networks are to serious threats by testing how effectively network protection processes and technologies stand up to planned but unannounced intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security specialists using the latest hacking methods. Learn more details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Expertise
CISM Experts for Plano, TexasCISM identifies the fundamental skills and international benchmarks of performance that computer security managers are expected to achieve. It offers executive management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM possess the experience and skill to offer effective security management and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM expert to assist your organization in key security areas including information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, information security process management, and incident handling management.

Read additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Assistance.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Expertise
CISSP Qualified Network Security Professionals for Plano, TexasProgent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have earned CISSP status as a result of demonstrated experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification recognizes mastery of an international standard for information security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included within CISSP include security management practices, security architecture and test systems, connection control methodology, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

Find out more details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Services.

ISSAP-Certified Engineers for Secure System Architecture
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals for Plano, TexasProgent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are experts who have been awarded ISSAP certification following rigorous testing and substantial experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP security experts possess comprehensive understanding of access management mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your business with all phases of architecture security.

Learn more details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected Network Architecture Engineering Services.

CISA Consulting Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor Experts for Plano, TexasThe Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is an important achievement that represents mastery in IS security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential has candidates undergo an extensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-certified security professional able to help companies in the fields of IS audit process, information technology enforcement, network assets and infrastructure planned useful life, information technology service delivery, protecting information assets, and disaster recovery preparedness.

Get additional information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Expertise.

CRISC Network Risk Management Experts
CRISC-certified Network Risk Experts for Plano, TexasThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA to validate a consultant's skills to design, deploy, and support information system controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and execute a workplace continuity strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk management expertise is a good fit the support provided by Progent's CISA-certified consultants for objectively evaluating your IS control mechanisms and with the expertise of Progent's CISM support professionals for defining company-wide security policies and procedures.

Learn more information about Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Expertise.

GIAC Support Services
Network Security Experts with Global Information Assurance Certification for Plano, TexasGIAC was established in 1999 to certify the skill of network security engineers. GIAC's mission is to verify that an accredited security consultant possesses the skills needed to deliver services in important areas of system, information, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the support of GIAC certified security engineers for any of the network security capabilities covered under GIAC certification programs including auditing networks, incident response, traffic analysis, and web-based application security.

Get additional information concerning Progent's Global Information Assurance Certification Consulting Assistance.

Depend on Progent for Computer Security Help
If your organization is located in Plano or anywhere in Texas and you're looking for network security support services, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or email Progent at

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