Company computer networks in the state of South Carolina can depend on quick and economical remote access to Progent's qualified network security experts to assist with complex security problems. Rates are competitive, charges are per minute, engagement is immediate, and support is world class. Progent also provides assistance for long-term engagements that demand the services of senior security consultants with top industry credentials.

If your South Carolina office is located away from major metropolitan areas like Columbia, Charleston, Rock Hill, or Greenville, the availability of local accredited network security consultants may be limited during a security disaster. This could mean a loss of revenue for your business, angry clients, idle employees, and defocused management. By utilizing Progent, you can get in touch with a Premier security professional ready to offer expertise when you have to have it to get your network running and recover your data.

Progent can help you in your initiatives to defend your network with support services that can range from network security audits to developing a comprehensive security strategy. Progent offers affordable service to help businesses of all sizes to configure and manage safe networks based on Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that can include computers based on UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X operating systems plus mobile users with Apple iPhones and iPads or Android or Windows Phone devices.

Progent can also help you outsource spam blocking and defense against email-borne assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that uses the services and infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide centralized management and comprehensive protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also enable Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter.

Progent's security consultants are available online or on premises to offer a variety of urgent or longer-term network security services which include:

  • Run automated network security evaluations
  • Recuperate quickly after serious security breaches
  • Install firewalls from multiple vendors
  • Implement secure solutions for remote and mobile connectivity
  • Deploy advanced applications for automatic protection against viruses, spam and DHAs
  • Develop a comprehensive security plan with round-the-clock monitoring
  • Offer comprehensive Call Center Support
  • Help Develop an effective data backup and restore solution built around Data Protection Manager (DPM) backup capability
If your network has an urgent need for computer security help, go to Progent's Urgent Online Network Support.

Progent's engineers offer world-class services in vital fields of system protection including analysis, firewalls and VPN, and advanced security planning.

System Assessment
Progent's expert security consultants can evaluate the strength of your existing computer security environment by performing exhaustive remote automated testing via advanced utilities and proven procedures. Progent's skill in this service saves you time and money and offers an objective picture of gaps. The information your business gains can form the foundation of a network protection plan that can permit your network to operate dependably and adapt quickly to future risks.

Automated Vulnerability Audits
Progent provides consulting in the use of security testing products such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for economically performing a set of programmed system auditing checks to identify possible security gaps. Progent has broad knowledge of other security analysis utilities including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye, as well as tools like SolarWinds, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand testing reports and react appropriately.

Progent can help you build security into your business processes, install auditing applications, plan and implement a secure system architecture, and recommend procedures to optimize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are available to show you how to set up a firewall, implement safe remote connectivity to email and data, and install VPN. Find out additional information about Progent's network security evaluation.

Security Inventory Service Packages for Small Businesses
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory and evaluation packages designed to enable small businesses to receive an impartial security evaluation from a certified security specialist. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert administers an extensive test of your network from beyond your company firewall to determine potential risks in the security posture you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Scan, an engineer executes a system scan from an authorized machine within your company firewall to determine your exposure to internal attacks. Both security inventory services are set up and executed from a secured remote site. The project is overseen by an engineer who has earned high-level security credentials and who generates a document that details and interprets the data captured by the scan and proposes cost-effective improvements where appropriate.

Stealth Intrusion Analysis Support Services
Stealth intrusion testing is a key component of any successful IT system security plan. Progentís security professionals can run extensive intrusion tests without the awareness of your organization's internal IT resources. Unannounced penetration testing shows whether current security defense tools such as intrusion detection warnings and event history monitoring are correctly configured and consistently monitored. Learn additional information concerning Progent's network security penetration testing support services.

Firewall/VPN Solutions
Progent's expertise in network security solutions encompasses in-depth field work with major firewalls and VPN technology offered by a variety of vendors including Cisco, Microsoft, and Juniper. Progent can provide the support of consultants with key networking accreditations such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Firewalls Configuration and Debugging
The new Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide significantly more value than Cisco's legacy PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for all new deployments. After Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire family of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to enable Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most deployed intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring enhanced features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist you to manage your current PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances or upgrade to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist you to design, configure, optimize, administer and troubleshoot firewall solutions built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See additional information about ASA Firewalls with Firepower configuration and debugging support.

Cisco Security and VPN Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and offsite connection technology provide a comprehensive line of manageable security solutions to help protect your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN line includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's expert staff of consultants includes experienced specialists with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP certifications who can help your organization to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that fit best with your business goals. Find out additional details concerning Progent's Engineering Services for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Products.

Support Expertise for Other Firewall and VPN Products
Progent provides small and medium size businesses professional consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN technology from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies such as WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you create a comprehensive security plan and select appropriate products from a variety of vendors to support your security goals while staying within your spending limits.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's low-cost ProSight series of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes next generation behavior analysis tools to defend endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against new malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by traditional signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud resources and offers a single platform to automate the complete threat lifecycle including filtering, detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time system-wide immunization against new threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver economical multi-layer security for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, penetration alarms, device control, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies packaged within a single agent managed from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist you to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your company's specific needs and that allows you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information protection regulations. Progent will assist you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alarms that call for urgent attention. Progent can also assist your company to set up and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and medium-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and allows rapid restoration of critical files, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged due to component failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide advanced support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, when necessary, can assist you to recover your critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of top information security vendors to deliver web-based control and comprehensive protection for your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a further level of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual machine host configured and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hardware solution without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting provider. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to create, update, retrieve and safeguard data about your IT infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned about impending expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By updating and organizing your network documentation, you can save up to half of time thrown away trying to find vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require the instant you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Network Security Design
Every company ought to have a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive procedures and reaction plans. The proactive strategy is a collection of mechanisms designed to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy assists your security engineers to evaluate the damage resulting from a security penetration, fix the system, record the event, and get business functions operational as quickly as possible.

Progent's certified IS security consultants can to help you to run a full risk evaluation and create a network security strategy to establish security processes and mechanisms to reduce ongoing assaults and threats.

CISM Certified Information Security Support Assistance
The CISM organization defines the core capabilities and global standards of skill that information security professionals are expected to master. CISM gives business management the assurance that those who have qualified for their CISM certification possess the background and capability to deliver effective security administration and consulting services. Progent offers the services of CISM Certified security consultants to help businesses with:

  • Network Security Governance
  • Vulnerability Management
  • IS Security Implementation Management
  • Information Security Administration
  • Response Management
Read more information about Progent's CISM Qualified Information Security Engineering Expertise.

CISSP Certified Security Consulting Support
The CISSP credential recognizes mastery of a global standard for data security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has awarded the CISSP credential recognition in the area of information security stipulated by ISO 17024. Progent can provide the services of security professionals who have earned CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified consultant to help your enterprise in a variety security fields including:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Architecture and Models
  • Access Control Solutions and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Site Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
  • Telecommunications, LAN and WAN Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Read additional information concerning Progent's CISSP Accredited Network Security Consulting Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure Network Architecture Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Premier network architecture engineers are experts who have earned ISSAP status through thorough testing and extensive experience with network security architecture. The ISSAP credential represents proven competence in the most in-depth demands of information security architecture bounded by the wider scope of information security expertise needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can help your business with all phases of architecture security including.

  • Access Control Systems and Methodologies
  • Telecom and Network Protection
  • Cryptography Options
  • Requirements Evaluation and Security Guidelines
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Physical Security
Read additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Services.

CISA Accredited Information System Security Auditing Engineering Support
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a recognized qualification that signifies expertise in information system security audit and control. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential has consultants undergo a comprehensive test given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA-qualified information security audit engineers are available to assist your IT organization in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Services
  • IT Governance
  • Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Protecting Data Resources
  • Business Continuity Planning
Find out additional information about Progent's CISA Accredited Information System Security Auditing Engineering Assistance.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts
The CRISC program was established by ISACA in 2010 to validate an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and support information system controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to create and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-certified IT risk mitigation experts offer a variety of risk identification services including:

  • Gather data and study documentation to help identify significant vulnerabilities
  • Identify legal, industry, and contractual requirements and company policies related to your network to determine their possible influence on your business objectives
  • Point out possible threats for your operational processes to help in analyzing your enterprise risk
  • Create a risk awareness initiative and conduct training to make sure your organization understand IS risk so they can contribute to your risk management program
  • Connect key risk vectors to your associated operational processes to help assign risk ownership
  • Determine risk tolerance with your senior management and key stakeholders to make sure they are in agreement
Learn the details about Progent's CRISC Risk Management Consultants.

GIAC Qualified Information System Security Engineering Assistance
GIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of IT security engineers. GIAC's mission is to verify that an accredited security consultant possesses the skills appropriate to deliver services in key areas of network, data, and application security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC IS security audit consultants are available to help your company with:

Learn more details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Get in Touch with a Certified Security Expert
To see how you can get in touch with a certified security consultant for online or on-premises assistance in South Carolina, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Remote Network Support.