Small business IT networks in the state of Arkansas can have prompt and economical online help from Progent's accredited security experts to help with the toughest security problems. The cost is reasonable, billing is by the minute, engagement is immediate, and service is unbeatable. Progent also provides help for long-term engagements that demand the expertise of seasoned security consultants with high-level security credentials.

If your Arkansas office is situated some distance from larger urban areas like Little Rock, Fort Smith, or Fayetteville, the availability of nearby accredited security professionals could be problematic during an emergency. This can cause lost income for your business, angry customers, idle employees, and defocused executives. By contacting Progent's online services, you can get in touch with a qualified security engineer who can provide assistance whenever you need it to keep your system running and restore your data.

Progent can assist you at any level in your efforts to defend your network with support services that ranges from network security assessments to creating a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides economical service to assist small and midsize companies to design and manage safe IT environments based on Windows and Cisco technology and that may include computers running UNIX or Linux platforms plus BYOD users with Apple iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam filtering and protection from email-borne attacks. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption platform that uses the technology of top data security companies to provide web-based control and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter.

Progent's security consultants are accessible remotely or in person to provide a range of emergency or longer-term network security services such as:

  • Perform comprehensive security audits
  • Recover rapidly after serious security breaches
  • Install effective firewalls
  • Configure secure methods for offsite and mobile connectivity
  • Deploy effective software for protection against viruses, spam and DHAs
  • Help create a company-wide security plan with proactive network monitoring
  • Provide outsourced Help Desk Services
  • Help Create an effective backup and recovery solution centered on Microsoft DPM high-availability technology
If your business has an emergency need for IT security support, refer to Progent's Emergency Remote Technical Help.

Progent's support professionals can deliver advanced support in key facets of computer protection that include security evaluation, firewall/VPN support, and advanced security planning.

Security Evaluation
Progent's expert security engineers can assess the vulnerability of your existing computer protection implementation through comprehensive remote automated analysis via sophisticated software tools and proven procedures. Progent's skill in administering this service saves your company consulting fees and assures an objective picture of system vulnerability. The knowledge your IT organization is provided can make up the basis of a security strategy that can permit your network to run dependably and adapt rapidly to new threats.

Automated Network Vulnerability Audits
Progent offers expertise in the use of security analysis software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and GFI LANguard NSS for affordably running a variety of automatic network testing checks to identify potential security weaknesses. Progent has extensive knowledge of other network analysis tools such as NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as tools such as Metasploit, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand testing reports and react effectively.

Progent can show you how to design security into your business operations, configure auditing software, define and deploy a secure network environment, and recommend policies to maximize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are able to assist you to set up a firewall, design safe remote connectivity to email and data, and integrate VPN. Learn more on Progent's network security assessment.

Security Inventory Scanning Packages for Small Companies
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory scanning bundles intended to enable small businesses to get an objective network security evaluation from a certified security engineer. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, an engineer administers an extensive test of your IT infrastructure from beyond your firewall to determine potential weaknesses in the security posture you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a certified security professional runs a system scan from a secure machine within your firewall to evaluate vulnerabilities to inside threats. The two security inventory packages are configured and executed from a secured external site. The process is overseen by an engineer who has earned top security accreditations and who generates a document that summarizes and analyzes the data collected by the scan and suggests cost-effective remediation if called for.

Stealth Penetration Analysis Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is an important part of any successful IT system security strategy. Progentís security experts can run extensive penetration checks without the awareness of your company's in-house IT staff. Stealth penetration testing shows whether current security monitoring tools such as intrusion detection alerts and event history monitoring are correctly set up and actively monitored. Find out additional information about Progent's stealth security penetration analysis support services.

Firewall/VPN Expertise
Progent's expertise in security technology encompasses in-depth field work with leading firewalls and VPN technology from a variety of companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the support of engineers who have earned important networking certifications such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Integration and Troubleshooting
The new Cisco ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more performance than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for all new deployments. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire family of ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most popular intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide enhanced capabilities such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIE network experts can help you to manage your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances or upgrade efficiently to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and on-premises help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist you to plan, deploy, optimize, manage and troubleshoot firewall solutions built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See more details about ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and debugging support.

Cisco Network Security and Virtual Private Network Engineering Expertise
Cisco's security and offsite connection products represent a comprehensive range of easy-to-administer security solutions to help protect your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN line includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and VPN appliances. Progent's expert consulting staff includes experienced engineers with Cisco CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who are able to help your organization to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security technologies that fit best with your company objectives. Find out additional details about Progent's Consulting Expertise for Cisco Security Solutions and Virtual Private Network Products.

Consulting Services for Other Firewall and VPN Technology
Progent offers small and mid-size companies professional support for Intrusion Protection products and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies including Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you create a detailed security strategy and choose the right technologies from multiple vendors to support your security goals while staying within your spending limits.

Certified Security Consulting
Any business should develop a carefully considered security program that incorporates both preventive processes and response plans. The pre-attack strategy is a set of steps intended to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack plan assists your network security personnel to evaluate the damage caused by an attack, repair the damage, document the experience, and get the IT network running as quickly as feasible.

Progent's expert IS security engineers are available to help your company to run a complete vulnerability evaluation and define a network security strategy to implement security policies and controls to minimize future attacks and threats.

CISM Qualified System Security Engineering Assistance
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee defines the basic capabilities and international standards of performance that information security managers are required to learn. It provides executive management the confidence that consultants who have earned their CISM certification possess the background and knowledge to provide effective security management and consulting consulting. Progent offers the support of CISM certified security professionals to help companies with:

  • Network Security Processes
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • IS Security Implementation Management
  • IS Security Management
  • Recovery Planning
Find out more details about Progent's CISM Accredited Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Certified Security Consulting Assistance
CISSP denotes expertise with a worldwide standard for data security. ANSI has awarded certification accreditation in the field of data security defined by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide access to of security consultants 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 Procedures
  • Security Architecture and Models
  • Access Management Solutions and Processes
  • Software Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Site Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Technology
  • Telecommunications, Network and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Find out additional details about Progent's CISSP Accredited Information Security Engineering Expertise.

ISSAP Certified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Support
Progent's ISSAP certified IT architecture engineers are experts who have earned ISSAP status through thorough examination and extensive work with network security design. The ISSAP credential indicates demonstrated competence in the more complex requirements of information security architecture within the broader field of information system security expertise needed for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can help your company with all phases of architecture security such as.

  • Access Management Systems and Techniques
  • Telecommunications and System Infrastructure Security
  • Cryptography Solutions
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Guidelines
  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Site Security
Find out additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure System Architecture Support Expertise.

CISA Qualified Network Security Auditing Consulting Services
The CISA accreditation is a prestigious achievement that signifies mastery in information system security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation has consultants pass an extensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA-certified network security audit specialists can assist your IT organization in the areas of:

  • Information Systems Audit Process
  • IT Governance
  • Network Assets and Architecture Planned Useful Life
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Protecting Information Resources
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Get more details about Progent's CISA Qualified Information System Security Auditing Engineering Expertise.

CRISC Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA to validate a consultant's skills to design, implement, and maintain information system control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to develop and carry out a workplace continuity plan that follows leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-qualified IT risk mitigation consultants offer a range of risk identification services such as:

  • Collect information and review documentation to help identify major risk scenarios
  • Identify statutory, industry, and business mandates and organizational policies related to your network to assess their possible impact on your business goals
  • Identify potential threats for your operational processes to assist in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness initiative and provide seminars to make sure your stakeholders appreciate IS risk so they can assist with your risk management program
  • Connect identified risk scenarios to related business procedures to help assign risk responsibility
  • Determine risk tolerance with your senior management and key stakeholders to make sure they align
Read more details concerning Progent's CRISC Consultants.

GIAC Qualified IS Security Engineering Services
GIAC was established in 1999 to validate the skill of computer security engineers. GIAC's mission is to verify that a certified security consultant has the knowledge appropriate to deliver services in key categories of system, data, and software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and government organizations around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-certified IS security audit engineers can help your company with:

Find out more details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Talk to a Certified Progent Security Specialist
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