Business IT networks in Arkansas can depend on fast and affordable online help from Progent's qualified network security professionals to resolve complex security issues. The cost is competitive, billing is per minute, engagement is fast, and service is world class. Progent also provides assistance for complex engagements that requires the expertise of senior security consultants with top security credentials.

In case your Arkansas small business is located far from major metropolitan neighborhoods like Little Rock, Fort Smith, or Fayetteville, support from local certified network security professionals may be limited during a crisis. This can result in a loss of income for your business, upset clients, unproductive employees, and defocused management. By contacting Progent, you can get in touch with a qualified security engineer who can provide help whenever you have to have it to get your system on line and salvage your information.

Progent can help you at any level in your efforts to defend your IT environment with support services that can range from network security assessments to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides affordable support to help businesses of all sizes to design and maintain protected networks powered by Windows and Cisco technology and that may include servers and desktops based on UNIX or Linux platforms plus mobile users with Apple handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone devices.

Progent can also help you outsource spam filtering and protection from email-borne assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption solution that incorporates the services and infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide centralized management and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a further layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's security engineers are accessible online or on premises to provide a variety of urgent or project-based IT security services including:

  • Run comprehensive network security audits
  • Clean up quickly after virus and worm attacks
  • Install hardware and software firewalls
  • Implement safe solutions for offsite and mobile connectivity
  • Deploy advanced software for defense against spam and DHAs
  • Help create a company-wide security strategy with proactive monitoring
  • Offer outsourced Call Center Support
  • Help Create an effective data backup and disaster recovery strategy built around Data Protection Manager fault-tolerant technology
If your network has an urgent need for computer security help, go to Progent's Urgent Online Network Support.

Progent's consultants offer advanced services in key facets of network protection that include security assessment, firewall and VPN expertise, and high-level security planning.

System Security Evaluation
Progent's expert security consultants can evaluate the effectiveness of your existing network security implementation through exhaustive remote automated analysis via advanced utilities and proven procedures. Progent's experience in this testing saves your company consulting fees and assures an objective picture of gaps. The information your IT organization is provided can make up the foundation of a security strategy that can permit your information system to operate dependably and respond rapidly to new threats.

Automated Vulnerability Audits
Progent provides consulting in the use of security analysis software including Microsoft's MBSA and GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner for economically running a set of automatic system testing scans to uncover potential security gaps. Progent has broad experience with additional network auditing utilities such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP, eEye, as well as utilities such as Metasploit Framework, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand testing reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can show you how to design security into your business operations, install auditing software, plan and implement a protected system architecture, and recommend policies to maximize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are ready to show you how to configure a firewall, implement secure remote access to email and data, and install virtual private network. Find out more about Progent's automated security assessment.

Security Inventory Scanning Packages for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two low-cost security inventory scanning packages designed to enable small businesses to get an objective security evaluation from an accredited security specialist. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer runs a comprehensive test of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewall to determine possible risks in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer runs a system scan from an authorized machine inside your firewall to uncover the risk to inside threats. Both security inventory packages are set up and run from a protected external location. The process is managed by an engineer with top security accreditations and who produces a report that summarizes and analyzes the information collected by the scan and proposes cost-effective remediation if appropriate.

Network Security Penetration Analysis Support Services
Stealth penetration checking is an important component of any comprehensive network security plan. Progentís security experts can run extensive penetration checks without the awareness of your organization's in-house IT resources. Stealth penetration checking shows whether current security monitoring tools such as intrusion incident alerts and event history monitoring are properly set up and consistently checked. Find out more about Progent's stealth penetration testing support services.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent's background in network security technology includes in-depth field work with leading firewalls and VPN technology offered by a variety of companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the services of engineers with key industry accreditations including 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 ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide significantly more performance than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for new deployments. After Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the world's most deployed network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide powerful new features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help your company to maintain your current PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls or upgrade efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and onsite help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your company to plan, integrate, tune, manage and debug firewall solutions based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn additional details about ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and troubleshooting services.

Cisco Network Security and VPN Consulting Services
Cisco's network security and offsite connection products represent a full line of easy-to-administer security products to help safeguard your local and remote information system. Cisco's Virtual Private Network line includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes experienced engineers with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP qualifications who are able to help your organization to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that align best with your company objectives. Learn more information about Progent's Engineering Expertise for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Products.

Support Services for Other Firewall and VPN Solutions
Progent offers small and medium size businesses professional consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPSec VPN products from leading firewall and VPN security companies such as WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can help you create a comprehensive security strategy and choose the right technologies from a variety of suppliers to achieve your security objectives while staying within your spending restraints.

Expert Network Security Consulting
Any company ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both preventive processes and reaction planning. The pre-attack plan is a set of mechanisms designed to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack strategy assists your company's security personnel to evaluate the impact resulting from a security penetration, fix the network, record the event, and get business functions restored as rapidly as possible.

Progent's certified IS security engineers can to help your company to perform a full risk assessment and create a computer security plan to implement security processes and mechanisms to minimize future attacks and dangers.

CISM Accredited Security Engineering Services
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee describes the core capabilities and international standards of skill that information security managers are required to learn. CISM provides executive management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM certification have the background and knowledge to deliver efficient security administration and support consulting. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM certified security professionals to assist companies with:

  • IS Security Strategies
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • IS Security Implementation Management
  • Network Security Management
  • Recovery Management
Read additional details about Progent's CISM Network Security Engineering Services.

CISSP Accredited Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP recognizes mastery of an international standard for data security. The American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential recognition in the area of data protection under ISO 17024. Progent offers the services of security consultants who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified expert to help your business in a variety security fields including:

  • Security Management Procedures
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Control Solutions and Processes
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Physical Security
  • Data Encryption Mechanisms
  • Telecommunications, LAN and WAN Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Learn additional information concerning Progent's CISSP Qualified Security Engineering Expertise.

ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Engineering Expertise
Progent's ISSAP qualified network architecture professionals are experts who have been awarded ISSAP status as a result of rigorous testing and extensive work with network security design. The ISSAP certification indicates demonstrated competence in the more challenging requirements of IS security architecture within the broader scope of IS security knowledge required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can help your business with all phases of architecture security including.

  • Access Management Systems and Methodologies
  • Telecommunications and Network Security
  • Data Encryption Solutions
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and DRP
  • Hardware Security
Learn additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Support Expertise.

CISA Qualified Security Auditing Consulting Services
The CISA credential is a recognized qualification that indicates expertise in IS security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA accreditation has consultants undergo an extensive test given by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA network security audit consultants are available to assist your business with:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • IT Governance
  • Systems and Architecture Lifecycle Planning
  • Information Technology Support
  • Safeguarding Information Resources
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Find out more details concerning Progent's CISA Accredited IS Security Auditing Consulting Support.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's skills to plan, deploy, and maintain IS 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 geared to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-certified network risk management experts offer a variety of risk assessment services including:

  • Gather information and review documentation to identify significant vulnerabilities
  • Inventory statutory, industry, and contractual mandates and organizational standards related to your information system to assess their possible impact on your strategic goals
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities for your business workflows to assist in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Create a risk awareness program and conduct training to ensure your organization understand information system risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
  • Match key risk scenarios to related operational processes to help assign risk ownership
  • Determine risk tolerance with executive management and major stakeholders to make sure they are in agreement
Read the details concerning Progent's CRISC Experts.

GIAC Accredited Network Security Consulting Support
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security engineers. GIAC's mission is to assure that an accredited security consultant has the knowledge necessary to deliver support in key areas of network, information, and software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and institutions around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-qualified information security audit specialists can help your IT organization with:

  • Assessing Perimeters
  • Security Incident Handling
  • Traffic Analysis
  • Web Services Security
  • SIEM solutions
Find out additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Talk to a Certified Security Specialist
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