Company computer networks in Texas now have prompt and economical online access to Progent's qualified security experts to help with critical security problems. Rates are competitive, charges are per minute, sign-up is quick, and service is unbeatable. Progent also provides help for long-term engagements that demand the knowledge of senior security engineers with high-level security certifications.

If your Texas business is far from major urban areas including Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, or El Paso, access to local accredited network security consultants may be limited when you have an urgent situation. This could mean lost productivity for your business, angry customers, unproductive employees, and distracted management. By contacting Progent, you have access to a Premier security professional ready to provide expertise whenever you have to have it to keep your information system running and restore your data.

Progent can assist you in a variety of ways in your efforts to defend your IT environment with support services ranging from network security audits to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Progent offers affordable service to help companies of any size to design and manage protected networks based on Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that may include computers based on UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X platforms plus BYOD users with Apple iOS handhelds or Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also help you outsource spam filtering and protection from email-borne security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption platform that uses the technology of top information security companies to deliver centralized control and comprehensive protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's certified consultants are available remotely or on site to provide a variety of emergency or longer-term network security services including:

If your network has an immediate requirement for computer security support, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Network Help.

Progent's support professionals offer advanced services in vital areas of network security including auditing, firewalls and VPN, and advanced security consulting.

Security Assessment
Progent's expert security consultants can evaluate the vulnerability of your current computer protection environment by performing comprehensive remote automated analysis based on sophisticated utilities and tested procedures. Progent's experience in this service saves your company money and offers an accurate picture of security holes. The knowledge your IT organization is provided can make up the basis of a security plan that can permit your information system to operate safely and adapt rapidly to new risks.

Automated Vulnerability Assessment
Progent provides consulting in the use of security evaluation utilities such as MBSA and LANguard from GFI for affordably running a set of automatic system testing scans to identify possible security vulnerabilities. Progent has broad experience with other security analysis products including NMAP, AMAP application mapper, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus utilities such as Metasploit, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand testing reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can help you design security into your business processes, install scanning software, plan and implement a secure system architecture, and recommend procedures to maximize the security of your network. Progent's security professionals are available to show you how to set up a firewall, implement secure remote access to email and business applications, and install virtual private network. Learn more on Progent's network security evaluation.

Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Companies
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory bundles intended to enable small companies to get an objective network security assessment from a qualified security specialist. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer runs a comprehensive examination of your network from outside your firewalled perimeter to determine potential risks in the security posture you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs a system scan from an authorized computer inside your firewall to determine vulnerabilities to internal attacks. Both security inventory packages are set up and executed from a protected external site. The process is directed by an engineer who has earned high-level security accreditations and who generates a report that summarizes and interprets the data collected by the security scan and proposes cost-effective improvements where called for.

Network Intrusion Analysis Support Services
Stealth intrusion testing is a key component of any successful network security strategy. Progentís security professionals can run extensive penetration tests without the awareness of your organization's in-house network support resources. Unannounced penetration checking shows whether existing security defense systems such as intrusion incident alerts and event history analysis are properly set up and actively monitored. Learn additional information on Progent's network security penetration testing support services.

Firewall/VPN Support
Progent's background in security technology includes in-depth familiarity with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology offered by multiple companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the services of consultants with important networking certifications such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Configuration and Debugging
The current Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver substantially more performance than Cisco's legacy firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for new deployments. Since Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole line of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most popular intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring enhanced capabilities including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can assist your company to maintain your existing PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls and upgrade to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist you to plan, deploy, optimize, manage and troubleshoot firewall solutions built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn additional details about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and troubleshooting support.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Support Expertise
Cisco's network security and remote connection products provide a complete range of easy-to-administer security solutions to help protect your wired and wireless information system. Cisco's VPN line includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's expert consulting staff includes field-proven engineers with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP qualifications who can help your company to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that fit most closely with your business goals. Learn additional information concerning Progent's Support Services for Cisco Security and VPN Products.

Consulting Expertise for Other Firewall and VPN Solutions
Progent provides small and mid-size businesses expert support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from major firewall and VPN security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can help you design a detailed security strategy and select appropriate products from multiple suppliers to achieve your security goals while staying within your budget limits.

Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight line of managed services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based machine learning technology to guard endpoints as well as servers and VMs against new malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely get by traditional signature-matching AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to address the entire threat lifecycle including filtering, detection, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Key features include one-click rollback using Windows VSS and automatic network-wide immunization against new threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer economical in-depth security for physical and virtual servers, workstations, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device management, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can assist your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's specific needs and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry data security standards. Progent will assist you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that call for immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help you to set up and test a backup and restore system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and medium-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables fast recovery of vital files, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged as a result of component breakdowns, software glitches, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver advanced expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to recover your critical data. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the infrastructure of leading information security companies to deliver centralized management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. 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, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and managed by Progent's network support professionals. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to a different hardware environment without a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting provider. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, retrieve and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can save up to half of time spent trying to find vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for storing and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you require when you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Network Security Consulting
Any business should develop a thoroughly thought out security program that includes both preventive processes and reaction planning. The proactive plan is a collection of procedures designed to minimize security weaknesses. The reactive strategy assists your company's security personnel to evaluate the damage caused by an attack, fix the damage, document the experience, and get business functions running as rapidly as possible.

Progent's certified information security engineers are available to assist you to perform a full risk evaluation and create a network security strategy to establish security processes and mechanisms to reduce ongoing attacks and dangers.

CISM Certified Security Support Expertise
The CISM committee defines the basic competencies and worldwide standards of skill that information security managers are required to learn. It gives business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM certification have the experience and capability to deliver effective security management and support consulting. Progent can provide the support of CISM Certified security consultants to help businesses with:

  • IS Security Strategies
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • IS Security Implementation Management
  • Network Security Administration
  • Response Management
Find out more details concerning Progent's CISM Certified Security Engineering Professionals.

CISSP Accredited Security Engineering Services
CISSP recognizes mastery of a global standard for network security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of information protection stipulated by ISO 17024. Progent offers access to of security consultants who have qualified for CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified expert to help your business in a broad range of security fields such as:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Architecture and Paradigms
  • Access Control Systems and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
  • Telecom, Network and WAN Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Read more details concerning Progent's CISSP-certified Network Security Support Services.

CISSP-ISSAP Accredited Secure System Architecture Engineering Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified IT architecture engineers are experts who have been awarded ISSAP Certification through thorough testing and significant experience with information security design. The ISSAP certification indicates demonstrated mastery in the more in-depth demands of information security architecture bounded by the wider scope of IS security knowledge needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture such as.

  • Access Control Systems and Techniques
  • Telecommunications and System Infrastructure Protection
  • Data Encryption Options
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Standards
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Hardware Security
Learn additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Information System Architecture Support Professionals.

CISA Certified IS Security Auditing Consulting Expertise
The CISA accreditation is an important achievement that indicates expertise in network security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential has candidates undergo an extensive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA-certified IS security audit specialists can assist your company in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Process
  • Information Technology Enforcement
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
  • IT Support
  • Protecting Information Assets
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Find out additional details concerning Progent's CISA Qualified IS Security Auditing Consulting Expertise.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's skills to plan, implement, and maintain IS control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help your company to create and carry out a workplace continuity plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC network risk mitigation engineers can provide a range of risk evaluation services including:

  • Gather information and study documentation to evaluate major vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, regulatory, and business mandates and organizational standards associated with your network to determine their possible influence on your strategic goals
  • Identify potential threats for your business processes to assist in evaluating your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness initiative and provide training to make sure your stakeholders appreciate IS risk so they can assist with your risk management process
  • Match key risk vectors to your associated operational procedures to help determine risk responsibility
  • Validate risk appetite with your senior management and key stakeholders to ensure they align
Read additional details about Progent's CRISC Risk Management Consultants.

GIAC Qualified IS Security Engineering Support
GIAC was founded in 1999 to certify the skill of information technology security professionals. GIAC's goal is to assure that an accredited security consultant possesses the skills necessary to provide support in key areas of network, data, and application security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and government organizations all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-certified information security audit specialists are available to help your company in the areas of:

  • Assessing Security Systems
  • Incident Response
  • Traffic Analysis
  • Web Services Security
  • SIEM solutions
Read more details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Contact a Progent Security Expert
To find out how to access a certified Progent security consultant for online or onsite help in Texas, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Online Network Help.