For urgent online help with network security issues, small companies in Plano, TX, have access to world-class support from Progent's security professionals. Progent's remote service consultants are available to offer fast and affordable help with security issues that threaten the productivity of your information system. Progent's accredited security consultants are certified to provide help for environments powered by Windows, Linux, Macintosh, Sun, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad selection of consulting services addresses firewall expertise, e-mail security, protected network architecture, and data restoration. Progent's support staff has earned the world's most advanced security accreditations including Global Information Assurance Certification and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Progent offers online security help on a by-the-minute basis without minimum call duration and without additional fees for setup or after hours support. By charging by the minute and by providing top-level help, Progent's billing policy keeps expenses low and avoids scenarios where quick solutions entail big charges.

Our Network Has Been Hacked: What Do We Do?
In case you are now fighting a network security emergency, go to Progent's Emergency Online Technical Help to learn how to receive immediate aid.

For businesses who have prepared beforehand for a security breech, the formal post-attack handling procedure outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's approved method of handling a serious security attack.

Overview of Small Business Security Services
Managing data protection plus planning for restoring vital data and systems after an attack demands a continual program that entails an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's security engineers can help your business at whatever level in your attempt to safeguard your IT network, from security audits to creating a complete security program. Important technologies supported by Progent's experts include Security Planning and Prevention, Information Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Borne Attacks.

Designing and Implementing Secure Networks
Every organization ought to develop a thoroughly thought out security strategy that includes both proactive and responsive activity. The proactive plan is a set of steps that helps to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy defines procedures to assist IT staff to assess the damage caused by a breach, remediate the damage, record the event, and revive network activity as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to build protection into your company processes. Progent can install scanning software, create and implement a safe network infrastructure, and propose processes and policies that will maximize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are ready to help you to set up a firewall, design secure online and mobile connectivity to email and data, and configure an efficient virtual private network (VPN).

If you are interested in an economical way for jobbing out your network security administration, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Options include automated remote system tracking and immediate response to emergencies.

System Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent offers skill in restoring networks and servers that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have ceased to function as a result of a security breakdown. Progent can help evaluate the damage caused by the attack, return your company to ordinary functions, and recover data lost as a result of the breach. Progent's security specialists can also perform a comprehensive failure analysis by examining event logs and using other advanced assessment techniques. Progent's background with security issues reduces your business disruption and allows Progent to propose efficient ways to avoid or mitigate new assaults.

Zero Downtime Backup and Restore Solutions Built on Data Protection Manager
Microsoft DPM is a powerful data backup and recovery technology based on fast disk systems to increase network uptime, speed, and ease of administration. Progent's expert Data Protection Manager (DPM) support professionals can help you to develop an effective business continuity plan, implement an affordable fault-tolerant network infrastructure, install a Microsoft DPM-based backup and recovery system, comprehensively validate your DPM system, train your IT staff or regular consultants how to manage Microsoft Data Protection Manager, or provide extensive IT outsourcing services including remote hosting of Microsoft Data Protection Manager machines in Progent's data center facility. To learn more, see Microsoft Data Protection Manager Expertise.

Managed Spam Filtering
Progent has teamed with Postini to offer small and midsize businesses E-Mail Guard, an outsourced service that stops spam and e-mail viruses before they can breach your network firewall. Find out more information about E-Mail Guard Managed Spam Blocking.

Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's security engineers offer unique support in vital areas of network protection such as:

Information Risk Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with information risk auditing tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a variety of automatic system tests to reveal possible security problems. Progent has broad skills with these tools and can assist your company to understand audit reports and respond appropriately. Progent's certified security engineers also provide web application validation and can conduct thorough evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with major worldwide security specifications including FISMA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless security covering stationary wireless equipment as well as mobile devices. Get additional information concerning Progent's Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Testing.

Support for Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 and Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010
Microsoft ISA Server and its current version, Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010, provide policy-based protection, enhanced throughput, and centralized administration of internetworking by incorporating both a firewall and a Web acceleration mechanism coordinated with Microsoft's MS Windows Server operating system. The Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 and Microsoft ISA Server firewalls provide comprehensive security filtering, control of access rights, and traffic direction. The cache improves system performance by remembering frequently requested Web content. Progent's Forefront Threat Management Gateway engineers and Microsoft ISA Server professionals can plan and implement a web security configuration that supports your protection requirements without restricting network efficiency.

Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall Support
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional to help you to choose, configure, and manage Cisco PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls. Find out additional information about Cisco PIX and ASA Firewall Support.

Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco CCNP experts can provide world-class technical support for Cisco's complete range of security and Virtual Private Network solutions such as PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, protected broadband and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points and bridges, and Catalyst Series switches. Find out more details concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Aironet Wireless Help.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Consulting Services
In addition to being expert in a wide range of network security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small and mid-size companies expert engineering services for security products from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Progent's consultants can provide:

Unannounced Intrusion Testing Services
Stealth penetration testing is a key method for allowing businesses to find out how vulnerable their IT environments are to real-world threats by testing how effectively corporate security processes and technologies hold up to authorized but unannounced penetration efforts instigated by seasoned security engineers utilizing the latest hacking methods. Learn additional information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Experts for Plano, TexasCertified Information Security Manager defines the basic competencies and worldwide standards of service that computer security professionals are expected to achieve. It offers business management the assurance that those who have been awarded their certification have the experience and skill to provide effective security management and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to assist your organization in critical security areas such as data protection governance, vulnerability assessment, data security process control, and incident handling support.

Get additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Services.

CISSP Security Consulting Services
CISSP Certified System Security Engineers for Plano, TexasProgent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have earned CISSP certification as a result of verified professional work, extensive study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification indicates expertise in an international standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential official recognition in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise covered within CISSP include security management practices, security architecture and test systems, connection control systems, software development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, communications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Find out additional details concerning Progent's CISSP Support Services.

ISSAP-Certified Engineers for Secure Network Architecture
ISSAP ISSAP Security Engineers for Plano, TexasProgent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP accreditation as a result of thorough examination and substantial hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants possess comprehensive knowledge of access control mechanisms and methodologies, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your business with all aspects of architecture security.

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Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consultants for Plano, TexasThe CISA credential is a prestigious qualification that represents expertise in IS security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation requires that consultants undergo a comprehensive test overseen by the ISACA professional association. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-certified security professional trained to assist businesses in the areas of IS audit services, IT enforcement, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, IT support, protecting information resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.

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CRISC-certified Network Risk Management Specialists
CRISC-certified Network Risk Engineers for Plano, TexasThe CRISC program was established by ISACA to verify an IT professional's ability to plan, implement, and maintain information system control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to create and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk mitigation services are complementary to the services provided by Progent's CISA-qualified consultants for impartially assessing your IT control mechanisms and with the services of Progent's CISM consultants for defining security policies.

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GIAC Support Services
Security Engineers with Global Information Assurance Certification for Plano, TexasGlobal Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of computer security engineers. GIAC's mission is to assure that a certified security consultant has the knowledge appropriate to provide services in important areas of network, information, and software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and government organizations all over the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent offers the support of GIAC certified consultants for all of the network security disciplines covered under GIAC certification topics including assessing networks, security incident handling, traffic analysis, and web services security.

Find out additional details concerning Progent's Global Information Assurance Certification Consulting Expertise.

Get in Touch with Progent for Computer Security Help
If your business is located in Plano or elsewhere in Texas and you want network security support services, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or email Progent at

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