Small business computer networks in South Carolina can have quick and economical remote help from Progent's certified security experts to assist with complex security issues. Rates are reasonable, billing is per minute, sign-up is fast, and service is unbeatable. Progent also provides help for complex engagements that demand the knowledge of seasoned security consultants with top security certifications.

If your South Carolina business is situated away from more populated urban neighborhoods including Columbia, Charleston, Rock Hill, or Greenville, the availability of local accredited security experts may be problematic when you have a security disaster. This can result in lost revenue for your company, upset clients, unproductive workers, and distracted management. By calling Progent's online services, you can get in touch with a Certified security consultant who can deliver assistance when you have to have it to get your information system running and restore your data.

Progent can help you in your efforts to defend your IT environment with support ranging from security checks to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Progent offers affordable support to assist companies of any size to design and maintain protected networks powered by Windows and Cisco products and that can include servers and desktops based on UNIX or Linux operating systems plus BYOD clients with Apple iOS handhelds or Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also help you outsource spam blocking and protection from e-mail-based security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the technology of leading data security companies to provide web-based management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and encryption. The local gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter.

Progent's security engineers are available online or on site to offer a variety of emergency or project-based computer security services such as:

  • Run extensive security audits
  • Recover promptly after serious security breaches
  • Configure hardware and software firewalls
  • Implement secure techniques for offsite and mobile access
  • Install advanced utilities for automatic protection against spam and DHAs
  • Help create a company-wide security strategy with 24x7 monitoring
  • Offer outsourced Call Center Support
  • Help Develop an effective data backup and disaster recovery plan centered on Data Protection Manager automated backup technology
If your company has an emergency requirement for IT security support, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Support.

Progent's engineers provide world-class support in key facets of system protection that include security assessment, firewall and VPN solutions, and advanced security consulting.

System Security Evaluation
Progent's expert security consultants can assess the effectiveness of your existing computer protection environment by performing exhaustive remote automated analysis via sophisticated software tools and tested techniques. Progent's experience in this service saves you time and money and offers an accurate picture of security holes. The knowledge your IT organization is provided can make up the foundation of a security strategy that will allow your network to run safely and adapt rapidly to new threats.

Automated Vulnerability Analysis
Progent provides consulting in the use of security auditing software including Microsoft's MBSA and GFI LANguard NSS for affordably running a set of programmed system auditing scans to identify possible security weaknesses. Progent has extensive experience with other network analysis utilities such as NMAP, AMAP, eEye, plus utilities like Metasploit Framework, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to make sense of testing reports and react appropriately.

Progent can help you build protection into your business processes, install scanning applications, define and deploy a protected system architecture, and recommend policies to optimize the security of your network. Progent's security engineers are ready to help you configure a firewall, implement secure remote access to email and business applications, and install VPN. Find out more concerning Progent's automated security evaluation.

Security Inventory Bundles for Small Companies
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory scanning packages designed to enable small businesses to get an impartial security evaluation from an accredited security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs an extensive test of your network from beyond your firewall to determine possible weaknesses in the security posture you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Scan, a certified security professional executes a network scan from a secure computer inside your company firewall to evaluate vulnerabilities to inside assaults. Both security inventory packages are configured and run from a protected external location. The project is directed by an engineer with top security accreditations and who produces a document that details and analyzes the data collected by the security scan and proposes practical remediation where appropriate.

Network Security Penetration Testing Support Services
Stealth penetration checking is a key component of any successful network security plan. Progentís security experts can run extensive intrusion checks without the knowledge of your company's internal network support staff. Unannounced penetration testing uncovers whether existing security monitoring tools such as intrusion detection alerts and event log monitoring are correctly set up and consistently checked. Learn more concerning Progent's stealth penetration testing support services.

Firewalls and VPN Solutions
Progent's background in network security technology includes in-depth field work with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products from multiple vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the support of consultants who have earned key industry certifications including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Firewalls Configuration and Troubleshooting
The latest generation of Cisco ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more bang for the buck than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for all new deployments. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire family of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most deployed intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide powerful new capabilities including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can help your company to maintain your current PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances and upgrade efficiently to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer remote and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help you to plan, integrate, tune, administer and debug firewall environments based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read more details about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower configuration and troubleshooting services.

Cisco Network Security and VPN Consulting Services
Cisco's network security and offsite access technology provide a comprehensive range of manageable security products to help safeguard your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's Virtual Private Network product family includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's expert consulting staff includes field-proven engineers with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who can help your organization to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that fit most closely with your business goals. Find out more details concerning Progent's Engineering Services for Cisco Security and VPN Products.

Engineering Expertise for Other Firewall and VPN Solutions
Progent offers small and mid-size businesses expert consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors such as Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and SonicWall. Progent can help you design a detailed security plan and select the right products from a variety of suppliers to achieve your security goals while sticking within your budget restraints.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight portfolio of outsourced network management services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance. Managed services offered by Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes cutting edge behavior machine learning tools to guard endpoints as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by traditional signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to manage the complete threat lifecycle including filtering, detection, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time network-wide immunization against new threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services offer economical multi-layer security for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device control, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's specific needs and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry data security standards. Progent will help you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that require immediate action. Progent can also assist you to set up and verify a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint security and Exchange email filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and medium-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and enables rapid restoration of vital files, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged as a result of component failures, software glitches, disasters, human error, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can deliver world-class support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when needed, can help you to recover your business-critical data. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the infrastructure of leading information security companies to provide web-based control and world-class security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the local gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's network support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client retains ownership of the data, the OS software, and the apps. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hardware environment without a time-consuming and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into a single hosting provider. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, retrieve and protect data about your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to 50% of time thrown away looking for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, doing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require as soon as you need it. Find out more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Network Security Consulting
Every company ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both pre-attack processes and reaction plans. The proactive plan is a collection of procedures designed to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy assists your IT security personnel to evaluate the damage resulting from an attack, repair the damage, record the experience, and get business functions restored as quickly as feasible.

Progent's certified IS security engineers can to assist you to run a full vulnerability assessment and create a computer security strategy to establish security processes and controls to reduce future attacks and threats.

CISM Qualified Information Security Support Expertise
The CISM committee defines the basic capabilities and international standards of performance that information security professionals are expected to master. It provides executive management the confidence that consultants who have qualified for their CISM certification possess the experience and capability to deliver efficient security administration and consulting consulting. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM Certified security professionals to help companies with:

  • Information Security Strategies
  • Risk Management
  • Information Security Implementation Management
  • IS Security Administration
  • Recovery Planning
Read more information about Progent's CISM Qualified Information Security Consulting Services.

CISSP Accredited Security Consulting Support
CISSP denotes expertise with an international standard for network security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has awarded the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of data security defined by ISO 17024. Progent offers the services of security professionals who have qualified for CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified expert to help your enterprise in a broad range of security fields such as:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Models
  • Access Management Systems and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Data Encryption Technology
  • Telecom, LAN and WAN Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Read more details about Progent's CISSP Security Consulting Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Certified Secure System Architecture Engineering Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified system architecture engineers are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP Certification through thorough examination and significant experience with information security architecture. The ISSAP certification represents proven competence in the most challenging demands of IS security architecture within the broader field of information system security expertise required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Control Mechanisms and Techniques
  • Phone System and Network Infrastructure Security
  • Cryptography Solutions
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Site Security
Learn additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure IT Architecture Support Services.

CISA Accredited Network Security Auditing Engineering Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a recognized achievement that signifies expertise in information system security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has consultants pass an extensive test administered by the ISACA professional association. Progent's CISA information security audit consultants are available to help your IT organization with:

  • IS Audit Process
  • Information Technology Governance
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Planned Useful Life
  • Information Technology Support
  • Safeguarding Information Assets
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Find out more information concerning Progent's CISA Accredited Information System Security Auditing Consulting Services.

CRISC Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's skills to design, implement, and support information system controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist your company to create and execute a business continuity strategy that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk management specialists offer a variety of risk evaluation services such as:

  • Gather information and study documentation to evaluate significant vulnerabilities
  • Identify statutory, industry, and contractual requirements and company policies related to your network to determine their potential influence on your strategic objectives
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities for your operational processes to help in evaluating your enterprise risk
  • Create a risk awareness initiative and conduct training to ensure your organization appreciate information system risk so they can assist with your risk control program
  • Connect key risk vectors to your associated operational procedures to help determine risk responsibility
  • Determine risk tolerance with your senior management and key stakeholders to ensure they align
Read more details about Progent's CRISC Risk Management Consultants.

GIAC Qualified Network Security Consulting Expertise
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the skill of network security professionals. GIAC's goal is to assure that a certified professional has the knowledge appropriate to provide support in important categories of system, data, and program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and government organizations all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC network security audit consultants can assist your company with:

Learn additional details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Get in Touch with a Security Expert
To find out how to contact a certified Progent security consultant for remote or on-premises help in South Carolina, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Online Network Help.