Company information networks in the state of Texas can depend on fast and affordable remote help from Progent's certified network security professionals to assist with critical security issues. Rates are competitive, charges are per minute, engagement is fast, and support is world class. Progent also offers assistance for complex engagements that requires the expertise of senior security consultants with high-level security credentials.

In case your Texas business is based outside of larger urban areas including Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, or El Paso, contact with nearby accredited network security professionals is often problematic when you have an urgent situation. This can cause lost income for your business, angry clients, unproductive workers, and distracted executives. By contacting Progent's online services, you have access to a Premier security engineer who can offer assistance when you need it to get your system operating and salvage your data.

Progent can assist you in all your initiatives to protect your IT environment with support that can range from network security assessments to creating a comprehensive security plan. Progent offers affordable service to assist companies of any size to configure and maintain safe IT environments based on Windows and Cisco products and that can include servers and desktops running UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X platforms as well as BYOD clients with Apple handhelds or Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam filtering and protection from e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption platform that uses the technology of leading data security vendors to deliver centralized management and world-class security for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer 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 threats 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 onsite gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter.

Progent's certified experts are available online or on premises to offer a variety of emergency or project-based network security services which include:

  • Run automated security audits
  • Recuperate quickly after attacks
  • Install hardware and software firewalls
  • Configure secure techniques for offsite and mobile connectivity
  • Deploy advanced solutions for defense against viruses, spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Develop a comprehensive security strategy with round-the-clock network monitoring
  • Offer comprehensive Help Desk Support
  • Help Create an effective data backup and recovery plan based on Data Protection Manager (DPM) backup capability
If your business has an urgent need for IT security help, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Network Help.

Progent's consultants can deliver world-class support in key areas of system security that include security evaluation, firewall and VPN expertise, and advanced security planning.

System Security Audits
Progent's expert security engineers can assess the strength of your existing network security implementation through exhaustive remote automated testing via sophisticated utilities and proven procedures. Progent's experience in this service saves your company consulting fees and offers an objective portrayal of system vulnerability. The information your IT organization gains can be used as the basis of a security strategy that can allow your network to run safely and adapt quickly to new threats.

Automated Vulnerability Assessment
Progent provides consulting in the application of security auditing products such as MBSA and GFI LANguard for affordably running a variety of automatic system auditing checks to uncover possible security vulnerabilities. Progent has broad experience with other security analysis tools including NMAP, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus tools such as SolarWinds, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to make sense of audit reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can show you how to build protection into your company processes, install auditing applications, define and implement a protected system environment, and suggest policies to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security professionals are ready to help you set up a firewall, design safe remote connectivity to email and business applications, and integrate virtual private network. Find out additional information about Progent's network security analysis.

Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Companies
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory service packages intended to enable small businesses to receive an independent security evaluation from an accredited security expert. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer runs a comprehensive test of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewalled perimeter to determine potential risks in the security posture you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs a system scan from a secure computer inside your firewall to assess your exposure to internal attacks. Both security inventory packages are configured and executed from a protected remote site. The process is overseen by a consultant who has earned high-level security accreditations and who generates a document that summarizes and interprets the data captured by the scan and suggests practical remediation where called for.

Network Penetration Testing Support Services
Stealth penetration checking is an important part of any serious network security strategy. Progentís security experts can run thorough intrusion tests without the knowledge of your company's in-house IT resources. Unannounced penetration checking shows whether existing security monitoring tools such as intrusion incident alerts and event log monitoring are properly configured and actively monitored. Find out additional information about Progent's stealth penetration testing consulting.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Support
Progent's expertise in network security technology includes in-depth field work with major firewalls and VPN products from a variety of companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the support of consultants with key networking accreditations including CCIE and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

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 of firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more performance than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for all new installations. Following Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole line of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to support Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world'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 security automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist your company to manage your legacy PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls and upgrade 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 assist your organization to design, integrate, optimize, administer and debug firewall environments based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Find out more information about Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower configuration and debugging support.

Cisco Security and VPN Support Expertise
Cisco's security and offsite connection products offer a full line of manageable security products to help protect your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN line includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and VPN concentrators. Progent's expert consulting staff includes experienced engineers with Cisco CCIE and CCNP certifications who are able to assist your business to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that fit best with your business goals. Find out additional information about Progent's Engineering Services for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Consulting Services for Additional Firewall and VPN Technology
Progent provides small and mid-size businesses expert support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and VPN security companies such as Check Point Software, Juniper, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you design a detailed security strategy and choose the right products from a variety of vendors to achieve your security objectives while sticking within your budget restraints.

Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight series of network monitoring and management services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. Managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes next generation behavior-based analysis tools to guard endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily escape legacy signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to manage the complete threat lifecycle including filtering, detection, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Top features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against new threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver affordable in-depth security for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and reacting to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides firewall protection, penetration alerts, endpoint control, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within a single agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can assist your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's specific needs and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry data security regulations. Progent will help you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that require immediate attention. Progent can also assist your company to install and test a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and enables rapid restoration of vital data, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged due to component breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can deliver advanced support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can help you to restore your critical data. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.

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 incorporates the infrastructure of top information security companies to provide centralized control and world-class protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter. For more details, visit 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 business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hosting environment without a time-consuming and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting provider. Learn more details 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, maintain, find and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time spent trying to find critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for holding and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure like recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT information. Whether youíre planning enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need as soon as you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Security Consulting
Any company ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both preventive processes and response plans. The proactive plan is a set of steps that help to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy helps your company's security personnel to assess the impact caused by an attack, repair the damage, record the experience, and get business functions restored as rapidly as feasible.

Progent's certified IT security engineers can to help you to perform a full vulnerability assessment and define a company-wide security strategy to establish security policies and mechanisms to mitigate future assaults and threats.

CISM Accredited System Security Support Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) organization defines the basic capabilities and international standards of skill that IT security professionals are expected to master. CISM gives executive management the assurance that those who have qualified for their CISM certification possess the background and capability to deliver effective security management and consulting services. Progent offers the expertise of CISM Premier security consultants to assist companies with:

  • IS Security Governance
  • Risk Analysis
  • IS Security Program Management
  • Network Security Management
  • Response Management
Read more details about Progent's CISM Certified Security Engineering Professionals.

CISSP Qualified Security Engineering Services
CISSP certification recognizes mastery of an international standard for information security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of information protection under ISO 17024. Progent can provide the services of security experts who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified expert to help your organization in a variety security areas such as:

  • Security Administration Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Management Solutions and Processes
  • Applications Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Site Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
  • Telecommunications, Network and WAN Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Find out more information concerning Progent's CISSP Qualified Information Security Consulting Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Expertise
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified system architecture engineers are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP status through rigorous testing and significant experience with network security architecture. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential represents demonstrated competence in the more in-depth demands of information system security architecture bounded by the wider scope of information security expertise required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your business with all aspects of secure network architecture including.

  • Access Control Mechanisms and Techniques
  • Telecommunications and Network Security
  • Data Encryption Options
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning and DRP
  • Site Security
Read more information concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure IT Architecture Engineering Expertise.

CISA Accredited IS Security Auditing Consulting Assistance
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is an important achievement that represents expertise in IS security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates pass an extensive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA-certified IS security audit engineers are available to assist your business with:

  • Information Systems Audit Process
  • Information Technology Governance
  • Systems and Architecture Lifecycle
  • IT Service Delivery
  • Safeguarding Information Resources
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Get additional details concerning Progent's CISA Certified Security Auditing Engineering Services.

CRISC Experts
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's skills to plan, implement, and support information system controls to mitigate risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to create and carry out a business continuity strategy that follows industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-certified network risk mitigation specialists offer a variety of risk identification services including:

  • Gather data and study documentation to identify major vulnerabilities
  • Identify statutory, regulatory, and business mandates and company policies associated with your network to assess their potential impact on your strategic goals
  • Point out possible threats for your operational processes to help in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and conduct training to ensure your stakeholders appreciate IT risk so they can assist with your risk control process
  • Connect key risk vectors to related business processes to help determine risk ownership
  • Determine risk tolerance with your senior leadership and key stakeholders to ensure they are in agreement
Find out more details concerning Progent's CRISC Risk Management Experts.

GIAC Accredited IS Security Consulting Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of information technology security professionals. GIAC's mission is to verify that an accredited security consultant possesses the knowledge appropriate to deliver support in critical categories of network, data, and application program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and government organizations all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-certified network security audit consultants can help your business with:

Find out more details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Talk to a Certified Progent Security Expert
To see how you can get in touch with a certified Progent security engineer for online or on-premises help in Texas, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Network Support.