For urgent remote assistance with network security issues, small businesses in Plano, TX, have access to world-class expertise by contacting Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online service staff is ready to offer fast and affordable assistance with security emergencies that threaten the productivity of your network. Progent's accredited engineers are qualified to provide help for environments powered by Windows, Linux, Apple Mac, Sun Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad selection of consulting services covers firewall configuration, messaging systems, secure network infrastructure, and data restoration. Progent's technical support team has been awarded the industry's most advanced security certifications including GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) and CISSP.

Progent provides online security assistance on a per-minute model without minimum minutes and without extra charges for setup or off-hour service. By billing by the minute and by delivering world-class expertise, Progent's billing model keeps expenses under control and eliminates scenarios where simple fixes entail major charges.

Our System Has Been Hacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
In case your business is currently experiencing a network security emergency, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Network Help to find out how to receive immediate assistance.

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

Introduction to Progent's Security Services
Managing data security and preparation for recovering vital information and systems following a security breach demands an on-going effort that entails a variety of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security engineers can assist your organization at whatever level in your efforts to safeguard your information network, from security evaluation to designing a complete security plan. Some areas supported by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Prevention, Information Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Protection from Email-Borne Threats.

Designing and Building Protected Environments
Every company ought to have a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both preventive and reactive steps. The proactive strategy is a collection of steps that works to minimize security holes. The post-attack plan defines procedures to assist security personnel to evaluate the damage caused by an attack, repair the damage, document the experience, and revive business functions as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to design security into your company operations. Progent can configure auditing utilities, create and implement a secure computer architecture, and recommend procedures and policies that will optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to configure a firewall, deploy secure remote access to e-mail and information, and install an efficient virtual private network.

If your company is interested in an affordable way for jobbing out your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Services feature non-stop remote server tracking and immediate response to problems.

Data Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent provides skill in restoring networks and computers that have been hacked, are in question, or have ceased to function as a result of a security attack. Progent can show you how to evaluate the damage caused by the breach, restore normal business operations, and recover information compromised owing to the assault. Progent's certified engineers can also perform a thorough forensic evaluation by going over event logs and using a variety of advanced assessment tools. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your downtime and allows Progent to recommend efficient ways to prevent or contain new attacks.

Zero Downtime Data Backup and Recovery Systems Built on Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a revolutionary fault tolerant backup and restore product centered around disk-to-disk systems to optimize fault tolerance, speed, and manageability. Progent's expert Data Protection Manager (DPM) consultants can help your company to create an effective business continuity strategy, implement an affordable non-stop IT infrastructure, deploy a Microsoft Data Protection Manager-powered backup and restore solution, thoroughly validate your DPM system, teach your administrative staff or regular service providers how to maintain Data Protection Manager, or handle extensive IT outsourcing including off-site hosting of DPM machines in Progent's secure data center. To find out more, go to Microsoft Data Protection Manager Consulting and Support Services.

Managed Spam Blocking
Progent has teamed with Postini to provide small companies E-Mail Guard, an outsourced service that stops spam and email viruses before they can penetrate your network firewall. Find out additional information concerning E-Mail Guard Outsourced Spam Filtering.

Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's veteran consultants can provide unique specialized help in key areas of network protection such as:

Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with security evaluation software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for conducting a set of automatic system scans to reveal possible security holes. Progent has broad skills with testing utilities and can assist your company to understand assessment reports and react appropriately. Progent's security engineers also offer web software testing and can conduct thorough assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with key global security specifications including HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless protection including in-place wireless appliances as well as mobile devices. Learn more information concerning Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.

Support for Microsoft ISA Server and Forefront TMG 2010
Microsoft ISA Server 2006 and its successor, Forefront TMG, offers rule-based protection, enhanced throughput, and centralized administration of complex networks by providing both a firewall and a Web cache server coordinated with Microsoft's MS Windows Server operating system. The Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 and Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server firewalls provide comprehensive security filtering, management of connectivity rights, and traffic direction. The cache improves system throughput by storing repeatedly requested Web content. Progent's Forefront TMG engineers and Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 professionals can design and deploy an Internet security gateway configuration that matches your security requirements without limiting network efficiency.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewall Expertise
Progent can offer the services of a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist you to select, configure, and manage Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls. Read more details about Cisco PIX and ASA Firewall Expertise.

Cisco Protection, VPN and Wireless Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide in-depth technical services for Cisco's entire family of protection and Virtual Private Network solutions including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, protected broadband and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, and Catalyst switches. Get more information about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Expertise.

Additional Firewall and VPN Technologies
In addition to being expert in a wide array of security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco Systems, Progent offers small businesses top-level engineering services for technologies from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network suppliers. Progent's consultants offer:

Unannounced Intrusion Checking Services
Unannounced intrusion testing is a key method for helping organizations to determine how vulnerable their IT systems are to real-world attacks by revealing how well network security processes and technologies hold up to planned but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Get additional details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager Engineers for Plano, TexasCISM defines the core competencies and worldwide benchmarks of performance that computer security professionals are required to master. It provides business management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their CISM have the experience and skill to provide efficient security administration and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to assist your enterprise in vital security disciplines such as data security governance, risk assessment, information protection program management, and incident handling support.

Learn more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Expertise.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Services
CISSP Qualified System Security Engineers for Plano, TexasProgent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP status through demonstrated professional work, rigorous study, and formal testing. CISSP qualification indicates expertise in an international standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP status accreditation in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise included within CISSP include security administration practices, security architecture and models, connection control systems, applications development security, operations security, physical security, cryptography, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

Find out additional information about Progent's CISSP Consulting Expertise.

ISSAP-Certified Engineers for Secure Network Architecture
ISSAP ISSAP Security Engineers for Plano, TexasProgent's ISSAP qualified security experts are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP certification after rigorous testing and substantial experience. field experience with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive understanding of access management systems and methodologies, phone system and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security consultants can assist your company with all aspects of architecture security.

Get more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Services.

CISA Professional Expertise
Certified Information Systems Auditor Experts for Plano, TexasThe CISA credential is an important achievement that represents expertise in network security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo an extensive test administered by the ISACA professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-qualified security audit consultant trained to help companies in the areas of information systems audit process, information technology enforcement, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology support, safeguarding data assets, and disaster recovery preparedness.

Get more details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Services.

CRISC Risk Mitigation Experts
CRISC Risk Consultants for Plano, TexasThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA to verify an IT professional's skills to design, deploy, and maintain information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to develop and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's network risk mitigation expertise is a good fit the support available from Progent's CISA-certified security engineers for impartially assessing your IS control mechanisms and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified consultants for implementing company-wide security policies.

Learn additional information about Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Consulting.

Global Information Assurance Certification Support Services
Security Experts with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Plano, TexasGlobal Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the skill of information technology security engineers. GIAC's goal is to assure that an accredited professional has the knowledge needed to deliver services in important areas of system, data, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and institutions around the world including and the United States NSA. Progent offers the assistance of certified professionals for any of the security capabilities addressed within GIAC certification programs including auditing perimeters, security incident handling, intrusion detection, and web services security.

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Contact Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your company is located in Plano or anywhere in Texas and you need security support services, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or email Progent at

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