For immediate remote assistance with network security issues, small companies in Plano, TX, have access to expert expertise from Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's remote service staff is ready to provide fast and economical assistance with security issues that are impacting the viability of your network. Progent's accredited engineers are certified to support environments powered by Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple Mac, Solaris, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's wide array of consulting services encompasses firewall technology, email systems, secure network architecture, and data restoration. Progent's support team has been awarded the industry's top security accreditations including GIAC and ISSAP.

Progent offers remote security assistance on a by-the-minute model without minimum call duration and no additional fees for setup or after hours service. By charging by the minute and by providing world-class support, Progent's pricing structure keeps expenses low and avoids situations where simple solutions turn into big charges.

Our Network Has Been Hacked: What Are We Supposed to Do?
In case your network is currently experiencing a network security emergency, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Network Support to learn how to get immediate assistance.

For organizations that have planned carefully for an attack, the step-by-step incident handling procedure outlined by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's preferred method of handling a serious security penetration.

Overview of Small Business Security Services
Coordinating network security as well as staying ready for recovering critical information and systems after an attack demands a continual process involving an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's security experts can assist your organization at any level in your attempt to secure your information network, from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security program. Some technologies supported by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Prevention, Data Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Protection from Email-Based Threats.

Designing and Implementing Protected Networks
Any organization ought to develop a carefully considered security plan that incorporates both proactive and reactive elements. The proactive plan is a collection of precautions that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy defines procedures to assist IT staff to assess the damage caused by a breach, remediate the damage, record the event, and restore network functions as quickly as feasible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate security into your business operations. Progent can configure scanning utilities, create and build a safe IT architecture, and propose processes and policies that will maximize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are available to help you to set up a firewall, deploy protected remote connectivity to email and data, and install an effective virtual private network.

If your company is looking for an economical way for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Packages feature automated online network monitoring and fast resolution of problems.

Data Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent provides expertise in restoring systems and servers that have been hacked, are suspect, or have ceased to function as a result of a security attack. Progent can help assess the damage resulting from the attack, return your company to ordinary functions, and retrieve information compromised as a result of the attack. Progent's security engineers can also oversee a thorough forensic analysis by going over activity logs and utilizing other advanced forensics techniques. Progent's experience with security problems minimizes your off-air time and allows Progent to recommend efficient measures to avoid or mitigate future assaults.

Zero Downtime Data Backup and Recovery Strategies Powered by Microsoft DPM
Microsoft Data Protection Manager is a ground breaking data backup and restore technology based on disk-to-disk systems to improve reliability, throughput, and manageability. Progent's expert Microsoft Data Protection Manager support professionals can help your company to create a practical disaster recovery plan, design a cost-effective high-availability IT architecture, deploy a Data Protection Manager-based recovery solution, thoroughly test your system, teach your IT staff or local consultants how to maintain Microsoft DPM, or provide extensive information technology outsourcing such as remote hosting of Microsoft Data Protection Manager servers in Progent's world-class data center facility. To read more, see Microsoft Data Protection Manager Consulting and Support Services.

Outsourced Spam Blocking
Progent has teamed with Postini to provide small companies E-Mail Guard, an outsourced service that blocks spam and e-mail threats before they can breach your corporate firewall. Find out more information concerning E-Mail Guard Managed Spam and Virus Blocking.

Special Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's veteran engineers can provide world-class consulting support in key areas of computer security including:

Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Testing
Progent provides experience with information risk evaluation software like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for conducting a set of comprehensive system scans to identify potential security gaps. Progent has extensive skills with testing tools and can assist your company to understand audit reports and react efficiently. Progent's certified security consultants also offer web software validation and can conduct expert assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with key global security specifications including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection including in-place wireless appliances as well as mobile handsets. Learn more details about Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment.

Consulting for Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 and Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway
MS ISA Server 2006 and its successor, Forefront Threat Management Gateway, provide rule-based security, enhanced performance, and centralized management of complex networks by providing both an advanced firewall and a Web acceleration mechanism integrated with Microsoft's Microsoft Windows Server operating system. The Forefront TMG 2010 and Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 firewalls provide comprehensive data filtering, control of connectivity rights, and traffic routing. The Web cache improves system performance by remembering frequently accessed Web data. Progent's Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 engineers and Microsoft ISA Server experts can design and deploy a web security gateway configuration that matches your protection needs without restricting system efficiency.

Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall Help
Progent can provide a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional to show you how to select, deploy, and manage Cisco PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls. Get additional details about Cisco PIX and ASA Firewall Consulting.

Cisco Protection, VPN and Wireless Consulting
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco CCNP experts can provide in-depth technical services for Cisco's complete family of security and Virtual Private Network solutions including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, protected high-speed and integrated services routers, wireless access points, and Catalyst switches. Learn more information about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Expertise.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technologies
In addition to being expert in a wide range of network security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco Systems, Progent offers small and mid-size businesses top-level engineering services for security products from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network suppliers. Progent's consultants can provide:

Stealth Intrusion Testing Consulting
Unannounced penetration checking is a valuable technique for allowing businesses to determine how exposed their IT environments are to potential attacks by testing how well network protection policies and technologies hold up to planned but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by veteran security specialists using the latest hacking techniques. Find out additional details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Experts for Plano, TexasCISM identifies the fundamental skills and worldwide benchmarks of service that IT security managers are required to achieve. CISM provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have earned their accreditation have the experience and knowledge to offer effective security management and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified consultant to assist your organization in vital security areas including information protection governance, risk assessment, information security program management, and incident handling management.

Get more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Services.

CISSP Security Support Services
CISSP Certified Network Security Specialists for Plano, TexasProgent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have earned CISSP accreditation through verified professional work, extensive study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential official recognition in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise included under CISSP include security administration practices, security design and test systems, access permission methodology, applications development security, operations security, physical security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

Learn additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Expertise.

ISSAP-Qualified Consultants for Secure System Infrastructure
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Plano, TexasProgent's ISSAP certified security experts are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP certification following thorough examination and significant hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts have acquired comprehensive understanding of access management mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can help your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

Find out more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Infrastructure Consulting Support.

CISA Consulting Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consultants for Plano, TexasThe Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a prestigious qualification that represents mastery in IS security audit and control. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-certified security engineer able to help businesses in the areas of information systems audit process, information technology enforcement, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology service delivery, safeguarding information assets, and business continuity preparedness.

Read additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Expertise.

CRISC Risk Management Experts
CRISC-certified IT Risk Engineers for Plano, TexasThe CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA to verify an IT professional's ability to plan, implement, and support IS controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to develop and execute a business continuity plan based on leading practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk mitigation services are a good fit the support provided by Progent's CISA-qualified security engineers for objectively auditing your IS control design and with the services of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for defining company-wide security policies and procedures.

Learn additional information about Progent's CRISC-certified Network Risk Management Support.

GIAC Consulting Expertise
Security Consultants with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Plano, TexasGlobal Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security experts. GIAC's goal is to assure that an accredited professional possesses the skills needed to deliver services in critical categories of system, data, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent offers the support of certified consultants for all of the security services addressed within GIAC certification programs including auditing security systems, security incident response, intrusion detection, and web-based services security.

Find out additional details concerning Progent's GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Support Assistance.

Contact Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your company is situated in Plano or elsewhere in the state of Texas and you need computer security consulting, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or email

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