Company IT networks in the state of Arkansas can now get quick phone-based technical support from Progent's accredited network security consultants to fix the toughest security issues. The cost is affordable, billing is by the minute, engagement is quick, and service is world class. Progent also provides help for long-term engagements that demand the expertise of senior security consultants with top security certifications.

In case your Arkansas company is situated away from more populated urban areas such as Little Rock, Fort Smith, or Fayetteville, support from qualified network security professionals may be limited when you have an emergency. This can result in a drop in revenue for your company, angry customers, idle workers, and defocused executives. By contacting Progent's online services, you can get in touch with a qualified security consultant ready to provide help when you have to have it to keep your system operating and salvage your information.

Progent can help you in your efforts to protect your network with support that ranges from network security checks to developing a company-wide security plan. Progent offers economical service to assist small and midsize companies to design and manage secure networks powered by Windows and Cisco technology and that may include computers running UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Mac OS X operating systems.

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam filtering and protection from email-borne assaults. Progent works with Postini to offer small companies E-Mail Guard, an outsourced service that stops spam and email-borne viruses before they are able to break through your corporate firewall. Find out additional information concerning E-Mail Guard Spam Filtering and Virus and Worm Protection.

Progent's security professionals are available remotely or in person to provide a variety of urgent or longer-term IT security services including:

  • Perform thorough network security evaluations
  • Recover promptly after attacks
  • Install firewalls from multiple vendors
  • Implement safe methods for offsite and mobile access
  • Deploy automated utilities for defense against viruses, spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Develop a comprehensive security plan with 24x7 security monitoring
  • Offer comprehensive Call Center Support
  • Develop a practical network backup and business continuity strategy based on Data Protection Manager (DPM) technology
If your network has an emergency need for computer security help, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Network Support.

Progent's engineers can deliver advanced support in key facets of system security including security evaluation, firewall and VPN solutions, and high-level security planning.

Security Audits
Progent's expert security consultants can evaluate the effectiveness of your current network security systems through exhaustive remote automated testing via advanced utilities and proven procedures. Progent's skill in this service saves you consulting fees and offers an accurate portrayal of security holes. The knowledge your IT organization gains can be used as the basis of a network protection plan that will permit your network to operate safely and adapt quickly to future risks.

Automated Network Security Assessment
Progent offers expertise in the application of security analysis utilities including MBSA and GFI LANguard for affordably performing a variety of automatic system testing scans to identify potential security vulnerabilities. Progent has extensive knowledge of additional network analysis utilities including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as tools such as SolarWinds, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand audit reports and respond effectively.

Progent can help you build protection into your company processes, configure auditing software, define and implement a secure network architecture, and suggest procedures to optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are able to assist you to configure a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and business applications, and install VPN. Learn more about Progent's network security analysis.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Bundles for Small Companies
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory packages designed to allow small companies to receive an impartial security assessment from a certified security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer administers an extensive examination of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewall to uncover possible risks in the security profile you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, a security expert runs a network scan from a secure computer within your firewall to determine your exposure to internal assaults. The two security inventory services are configured and run from a secured external location. The project is managed by a consultant with top security accreditations who generates a document that summarizes and analyzes the data captured by the scan and suggests cost-effective improvements if appropriate.

Stealth Penetration Testing Support Services
Stealth penetration testing is an important part of any comprehensive network security plan. Progentís security experts can run thorough penetration tests without the knowledge of your company's internal network support staff. Unannounced penetration testing shows whether current security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection alerts and event history monitoring are properly set up and actively observed. Find out additional information concerning Progent's network security penetration testing consulting.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent's expertise in network security technology includes in-depth familiarity with major firewalls and VPN products offered by a variety of vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent offers the services of consultants who have earned key networking certifications such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Support Services for ISA Server and Forefront TMG
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server and Microsoft Forefront TMG are multi-functional edge gateways that provide a powerful application layer firewall, virtual private network, proxy, and Web caching solution for securing the Internet-facing applications of any sized business against a broad variety of attacks. Progent's Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 consultants and Forefront TMG 2010 experts can show you how to plan, rationalize, pilot, implement, customize, and manage Forefront TMG or migrate to TMG 2010 from any version of Microsoft ISA Server.

Cisco Firewalls Engineering Expertise
Progentís experienced Cisco IT security consultants provide expert PIX and ASA Firewall consulting services including infrastructure design, integration, and support of Cisco firewall and security technology. The PIX and ASA Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewall products delivers robust user and software policy enforcement, multivector attack defense, and secure access services. Ranging from economical, plug-and-play desktop appliances for small and home offices to scalable gigabit appliances, Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls offer advanced security, performance, and high reliability for network environments of any size. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a hardened, purpose-built operating system, minimizing common OS-specific security holes. Read more details about Progent's Cisco Firewalls Consulting Expertise.

Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Consulting Expertise
Cisco's network security and offsite access technology for small businesses represent a complete line of easy-to-administer security products to help safeguard your local and remote network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN product family features routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's expert consulting staff includes field-proven engineers with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who can assist your company to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that fit best with your business goals. Read more details concerning Progent's Engineering Services for Cisco Security and VPN Products.

Support Services for Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent provides small and mid-size organizations professional support for Intrusion Protection products and IPSec VPN products from major firewall and VPN security companies including Check Point Software, Juniper, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to create a detailed security plan and select appropriate technologies from multiple suppliers to support your security objectives while sticking within your spending restraints.

Certified Security Consulting
Any company should develop a carefully considered security program that includes both pre-attack processes and response planning. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of procedures that help to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy assists your network security engineers to assess the damage caused by a security penetration, repair the system, document the event, and get the IT network running as quickly as feasible.

Progent's certified IT security consultants are available to help you to perform a complete risk evaluation and create a network security plan to establish security policies and controls to mitigate future assaults and dangers.

CISM Certified Security Consulting Expertise
CISM committee defines the core capabilities and international standards of skill that IT security professionals are required to learn. CISM provides business management the confidence that consultants who have qualified for their CISM certification possess the background and capability to deliver efficient security management and support services. Progent can provide the services of CISM qualified security professionals to help businesses with:

  • IS Security Governance
  • Risk Analysis
  • Information Security Program Management
  • IS Security Administration
  • Response Planning

Find out more details concerning Progent's CISM Accredited Information Security Consulting Services.

CISSP Certified Security Engineering Services
CISSP certification recognizes expertise with a global standard for network security. The American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential recognition in the area of data protection stipulated by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide access to of security professionals who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your organization in a variety security areas including:

  • Security Administration Procedures
  • Security Architecture and Models
  • Access Management Solutions and Methodology
  • Applications Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Site Security
  • Cryptography Mechanisms
  • Telecommunications, Network and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness

Learn more details concerning Progent's CISSP-certified Information Security Consulting Expertise.

ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Support
Progent's ISSAP certified IT architecture engineers are consultants who have earned ISSAP status through thorough examination and extensive work with network security architecture. The ISSAP certification indicates proven mastery in the more challenging requirements of information system security architecture within the wider scope of information security expertise required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your company with all phases of secure network architecture including.

  • Access Management Mechanisms and Methodologies
  • Telecommunications and System Infrastructure Protection
  • Data Encryption Options
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Standards
  • BCP and DRP
  • Physical Security

Read additional details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Architecture Support Services.

CISA Qualified IS Security Auditing Consulting Assistance
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a globally recognized achievement that signifies mastery in IS security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo a comprehensive test given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA information security audit consultants can help your business in the areas of:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • IT Administration
  • Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
  • IT Service Delivery
  • Safeguarding Information Assets
  • Business Continuity Planning

Find out additional details about Progent's CISA Qualified Network Security Auditing Engineering Assistance.

CRISC Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA to verify an IT professional's ability to design, implement, and support information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to create and execute a workplace continuity strategy based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk mitigation experts offer a range of risk evaluation services including:

  • Gather information and review documentation to evaluate major risk scenarios
  • Identify statutory, industry, and contractual mandates and organizational policies related to your network to assess their possible impact on your strategic goals
  • Point out possible vulnerabilities for your operational processes to help in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and provide training to make sure your stakeholders appreciate information system risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
  • Connect identified risk vectors to related operatonal processes to help determine risk responsibility
  • Validate risk appetite with your senior leadership and major stakeholders to ensure they align

Read more information concerning Progent's CRISC Experts.

GIAC Certified Information System Security Engineering Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the skill of IT security experts. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited security consultant has the knowledge appropriate to provide support in important areas of system, data, and software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and government organizations around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified information security audit engineers can assist your company in the areas of:

  • Assessing Security Systems
  • Incident Handling
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web Application Security

Read additional information about Progent's GIAC IS Security Consulting Support.

Talk to a Certified Progent Security Expert Now
To see how to contact a certified Progent security engineer for emergency remote engineering expertise or long-term security engagements in Arizona, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Expert Online Network Support.

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