To get fast remote help with computer security issues, companies in Plano, TX, can find world-class support from Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online support staff is available to provide fast and low-cost assistance with security crises that are impacting the productivity of your information system. Progent's security engineers are qualified to support environments powered by Microsoft, Linux, Macintosh, Sun, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad array of consulting services covers firewall configuration, email security, protected system design, and business continuity planning. Progent's support staff has been awarded the world's most advanced security certifications including CISM and CISSP.

Progent provides online security support on a per-minute basis with no minimum minutes and no additional charges for sign-up or off-hour support. By charging by the minute and by delivering top-level expertise, Progent's pricing structure keeps costs under control and avoids situations where quick fixes entail major expenses.

We've Been Attacked: What Do We Do Now?
In case you are now fighting a security crisis, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Help to see how to get immediate help.

For organizations who have planned beforehand for an attack, the formal incident response model promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's preferred method of responding to a serious security incident.

Overview of Progent's Security Services
Managing network protection as well as preparedness for restoring vital information and systems after an attack demands a continual effort involving an array of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security engineers can assist your business at all levels in your attempt to protect your IT network, ranging from security audits to designing a complete security plan. Important areas covered by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Implementation, Information Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from E-mail-Based Spam and Viruses.

Designing and Implementing Secure Environments
Every organization should develop a thoroughly thought out security strategy that incorporates both preventive and reactive elements. The pre-attack plan is a set of steps that helps to minimize security gaps. The post-attack plan specifies activities to help IT personnel to inventory the damage caused by an attack, remediate the damage, document the event, and revive business functions as quickly as feasible. Progent can advise you how to build protection into your company processes. Progent can install auditing software, create and execute a safe network architecture, and recommend processes and policies that will maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security experts are available to help you to set up a firewall, deploy secure remote connectivity to e-mail and data, and configure an efficient virtual private network.

If you are interested in an economical way for jobbing out your security administration, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Packages feature non-stop remote server monitoring and fast resolution of emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to design, implement, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include physical and cloud hosted infrastructure and that are compliant with government and industry security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

System Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent has expertise in recovering systems and devices that have been compromised, are in question, or have ceased to function following a security attack. Progent can help assess the losses caused by the assault, return your company to normal functions, and retrieve data compromised as a result of the assault. Progent's security engineers can also perform a comprehensive failure evaluation by going over activity logs and utilizing a variety of advanced forensics tools. Progent's background with security problems reduces your business disruption and permits Progent to recommend efficient ways to prevent or mitigate new attacks.

Fault Tolerant Backup and Restore Systems Centered on Microsoft DPM
Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a ground breaking fault tolerant backup and recovery solution utilizing high-speed disk subsystems to optimize availability, speed, and ease of administration. Progent's certified Microsoft DPM consultants can assist you to develop a practical disaster recovery plan, design a cost-effective fault-tolerant IT architecture, deploy a Microsoft DPM-powered recovery system, thoroughly validate your DPM system, train your IT personnel or local consultants how to manage DPM, or handle extensive information technology support outsourcing such as off-site hosting of Microsoft DPM servers in Progent's data center. For more information, go to System Center Data Protection Manager Consulting.

Spam/Virus Filtering Service and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the technology of leading data security companies to provide centralized management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter.

Special Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's certified security engineers offer world-class consulting support in vital areas of IT protection including:

Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing
Progent offers experience with security auditing tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard from GFI for performing a set of automatic system tests to reveal possible security problems. Progent has extensive experience with these utilities and can help you to understand audit reports and react efficiently. Progent's certified security consultants also provide web application validation and can conduct thorough evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with important worldwide security standards including HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless security including stationary wireless appliances plus portable handsets. Find out more information concerning Progent's Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Testing.

Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Consulting
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide world-class consulting services for Cisco's entire family of protection and VPN solutions including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, Catalyst FWSM, protected high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Read more information about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Aironet Wireless Support.

Additional Firewall and VPN Technologies
In addition to being expert in a broad range of protection solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers businesses of any size expert consulting for solutions from other popular firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's engineers offer:

Stealth Intrusion Testing Services
Stealth intrusion testing is a vital method for helping businesses to find out how exposed their information systems are to potential attacks by testing how effectively corporate protection procedures and technologies hold up to planned but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by seasoned security engineers utilizing the latest intrusion methods. Learn the details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager Experts for Plano, TexasCISM defines the fundamental skills and international benchmarks of service that information security managers are expected to master. It offers executive management the assurance that consultants who have earned their certification possess the experience and knowledge to offer effective security administration and consulting services. Progent can offer a CISM consultant to help your organization in key security disciplines including information security governance, vulnerability management, data security program management, and crisis response support.

Read additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Expertise.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Certified System Security Specialists for Plano, TexasProgent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP certification as a result of demonstrated experience, extensive study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise included within CISSP include security management practices, security design and test systems, access permission methodology, software development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

Learn more details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Expertise.

ISSAP-Qualified Consultants for Secure Network Infrastructure
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Plano, TexasProgent's ISSAP qualified security experts are experts who have been awarded ISSAP certification following rigorous examination and significant hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts have comprehensive knowledge of access management systems and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security consultants can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

Get more information about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure IT Infrastructure Engineering Support.

Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional Expertise
CISA Experts for Plano, TexasThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a globally recognized achievement that represents expertise in network security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential has consultants pass an exhaustive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-qualified security consultant trained to help companies in the areas of information systems audit process, information technology governance, network assets and architecture planned useful life, IT support, protecting information resources, and disaster recovery planning.

Read additional details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Support Expertise.

CRISC Network Risk Mitigation Experts
CRISC Risk Consultants for Plano, TexasThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's ability to design, implement, and maintain IS control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and execute a workplace continuity strategy based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's risk management services are a good fit the services available from Progent's CISA-certified consultants for impartially assessing your IT management design and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified experts for implementing security policies and procedures.

Find out additional details concerning Progent's CRISC IT Risk Management Consulting.

GIAC Professional Expertise
Network Security Consultants with Global Information Assurance Certification for Plano, TexasGIAC was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of information technology security professionals. GIAC's goal is to ensure that an accredited professional has the skills necessary to provide support in important areas of system, information, and application software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and government organizations throughout the world including and the United States NSA. Progent offers the expertise of certified professionals for any of the security services addressed under GIAC accreditation programs such as assessing perimeters, incident response, intrusion detection, web application security, and SIEM solutions.

Read more details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Contact Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your organization is located in Plano or anywhere in Texas and you're looking for security engineering help, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

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