Small business networks in Arkansas can have quick phone-based help from Progent's qualified security experts to help with emergency security issues. The cost is affordable, billing is by the minute, sign-up is immediate, and service is world class. Progent also provides assistance for complex engagements that demand the services of senior security engineers with top security credentials.

If your Arkansas network is based some distance from larger urban areas such as Little Rock, Fort Smith, or Fayetteville, contact with certified network security consultants is often limited during a crisis. This can result in lost productivity for your business, upset customers, idle employees, and defocused executives. By utilizing Progent's online services, you can get in touch with a certified security professional who can deliver assistance whenever you require it to keep your network running and salvage your information.

Progent can assist you in a variety of ways in your endeavors to guard your network with support services that ranges from security audits to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent offers affordable service to help small businesses to set up and maintain protected IT environments powered by Microsoft Windows and Cisco technology and that may include computers running UNIX or Linux platforms.

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam blocking and protection from email-borne security threats. Progent works with Postini to provide small companies E-Mail Guard, an outsourced service that intercepts spam and email-borne viruses and worms before they can break through your network firewall. Find out additional information about E-Mail Guard Spam Filtering and Virus Protection.

Progent's security experts are accessible online or on premise to offer a variety of emergency or project-based IT security services which include:

  • Run thorough network security audits
  • Recover rapidly after virus and worm attacks
  • Configure hardware and software firewalls
  • Implement safe methods for offsite and mobile connectivity
  • Install effective solutions for protection against spam and DHAs
  • Develop a comprehensive security plan with 24x7 monitoring
  • Provide outsourced Help Desk Support
  • Help Develop an effective backup and disaster recovery solution based on Microsoft Data Protection Manager high-availability technology
If your company has an emergency requirement for IT security support, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Network Help.

Progent's support professionals provide world-class services in key facets of network protection that include auditing, firewall and VPN solutions, and high-level security planning.

Security Evaluation
Progent's certified security engineers can evaluate the effectiveness of your existing network protection environment by performing exhaustive remote automated testing based on sophisticated utilities and tested techniques. Progent's experience in administering this testing saves you time and money and assures a detailed portrayal of system vulnerability. The information your business gains can make up the basis of a network protection plan that can allow your information system to run safely and evolve quickly to new risks.

Automated Network Security Evaluation
Progent provides consulting in the use of security testing utilities such as Microsoft's MBSA and LANguard from GFI for affordably running a variety of programmed system testing scans to identify possible security problems. Progent has broad experience with additional network auditing tools including NMAP, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, as well as utilities such as Metasploit Framework, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to make sense of testing reports and respond effectively.

Progent can show you how to build security into your company operations, install auditing software, define and deploy a secure network architecture, and suggest policies to optimize the safety of your IT system. Progent's security professionals are able to assist you to configure a firewall, design secure remote access to email and data, and integrate virtual private network. Learn more on Progent's automated security audits.

Security Inventory Scanning Bundles for Small Companies
Progent has put together two low-cost security inventory packages designed to enable small companies to receive an objective security evaluation from a certified security consultant. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, a security expert administers a comprehensive examination of your network from outside your company firewall to uncover possible risks in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer executes a network scan from an authorized computer within your company firewall to assess your exposure to internal attacks. Both security inventory packages are set up and executed from a protected remote location. The project is implemented by an engineer with high-level security credentials who generates a report that summarizes and interprets the information collected by the scan and suggests cost-effective remediation where appropriate.

Network Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is an important component of any serious IT system security plan. Progentís security professionals can perform extensive penetration tests without the knowledge of your company's in-house IT resources. Stealth penetration testing uncovers whether existing security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection warnings and event log analysis are properly configured and actively monitored. Find out additional information concerning Progent's network penetration testing support services.

Firewall And Virtual Private Network (VPN) Expertise
Progent's expertise in security solutions includes in-depth field work with leading firewalls and Virtual Private Network products offered by multiple companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the services of engineers who have earned important industry accreditations such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft MCSE.

Support Expertise for ISA Server and Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010
MS Internet Security and Acceleration Server and Forefront TMG 2010 are comprehensive gateways that provide a fully integrated application layer firewall, virtual private network (VPN), proxy, and Web caching solution for securing the Internet-facing networks of any organization against a wide variety of attacks. Progent's Microsoft ISA Server consultants and Forefront TMG 2010 engineers can help you design, rationalize, test, install, customize, and support Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 or upgrade to Forefront TMG from any version of ISA Server.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Engineering Services
Progentís experienced Cisco IT security consultants offer high-level PIX and ASA Firewall consulting support covering architecture, configuration, and support of Cisco security technology. The PIX and ASA Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewall products delivers robust user and application policy enforcement, sophisticated attack protection, and safe connectivity services. Ranging from compact, plug-and-play desktop devices for small and home businesses to scalable enterprise-grade products, Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewalls offer advanced protection, high throughput, and high reliability for network environments of any size. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a proven, purpose-built platform, minimizing possible OS-specific security holes. Read more information about Progent's Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Engineering Expertise.

Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Engineering Expertise
Cisco's security and remote access technology for small companies provide a complete range of easy-to-administer security products to help safeguard your local and remote network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN product family includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and VPN concentrators. Progent's expert staff of consultants includes experienced engineers with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and Cisco Certified Network Professional qualifications who can help your business to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security solutions that align most closely with your company objectives. Find out more details concerning Progent's Engineering Expertise for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Engineering Services for Additional Firewall and VPN Technology
Progent offers small and mid-size organizations expert support for Intrusion Protection products and IPSec VPN technology from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can show you how to create a detailed security strategy and choose the right technologies from multiple suppliers to support your security goals while sticking within your spending restraints.

Expert Security Consulting
Any company should develop a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both proactive processes and reaction plans. The pre-attack plan is a collection of procedures designed to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive plan assists your company's security engineers to evaluate the impact caused by an attack, repair the system, record the event, and get business functions operational as quickly as feasible.

Progent's certified IT security engineers are available to assist your business to perform a full vulnerability evaluation and create a computer security plan to implement security processes and controls to minimize future assaults and threats.

CISM Accredited Network Security Support Assistance
CISM organization describes the core capabilities and international standards of skill that IT security managers are expected to master. It provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have qualified for their CISM certification have the experience and capability to deliver effective security management and consulting services. Progent can provide the services of CISM certified security consultants to help companies with:

  • Information Security Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Network Security Implementation Management
  • IS Security Management
  • Recovery Planning

Find out additional details concerning Progent's CISM Certified Network Security Support Professionals.

CISSP Accredited Security Engineering Services
CISSP certification denotes mastery of a global standard for network security. The American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Progent can provide access to of security consultants who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your enterprise in a variety security fields such as:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
  • Access Control Systems and Processes
  • Software Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Physical Security
  • Cryptography Mechanisms
  • Telecom, LAN and WAN Security
  • Business Continuity Planning

Find out more details about Progent's CISSP Accredited Information Security Support Professionals.

ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Engineering Assistance
Progent's ISSAP certified IT architecture professionals are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification as a result of rigorous examination and extensive work with information security design. The ISSAP credential represents proven mastery in the most challenging demands of information system security architecture within the broader scope of information security knowledge required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can assist your business with all phases of architecture security including.

  • Access Control Systems and Techniques
  • Phone System and System Infrastructure Protection
  • Data Encryption Solutions
  • Requirements Analysis and Security Guidelines
  • BCP and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Site Security

Read additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Information System Architecture Support Expertise.

CISA Certified Information System Security Auditing Engineering Assistance
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is a globally recognized achievement that signifies mastery in information system security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA professional association. Progent's CISA network security audit experts are available to help your company with:

  • Information Systems Audit Services
  • Information Technology Governance
  • Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle Planning
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Protecting Information Resources
  • Business Continuity Planning

Learn additional details about Progent's CISA Certified Network Security Auditing Consulting Support.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The CRISC program was initiated by ISACA to validate a consultant's skills to plan, deploy, and support IS control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to develop and carry out a business continuity strategy based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared 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 assessment services including:

  • Gather information and study documentation to identify major vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and organizational policies associated with your information system to assess their possible influence on your business goals
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities for your business processes to help in evaluating your enterprise risk
  • Develop a risk awareness initiative and conduct seminars to make sure your organization understand information system risk so they can assist with your risk management process
  • Match key risk vectors to related operatonal processes to help determine risk responsibility
  • Determine risk appetite with executive management and key stakeholders to make sure they are in agreement

Learn more information concerning Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts.

GIAC Qualified Network Security Engineering Services
GIAC was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security professionals. GIAC's goal is to ensure that an accredited professional has the skills needed to provide support in key areas of system, information, and application software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and institutions throughout the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-certified network security audit consultants can help your IT organization in the areas of:

  • Auditing Networks
  • Security Incident Response
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web-based Application Security

Learn more details about Progent's GIAC IS Security Consulting Expertise.

Talk to a Progent Security Engineer Immediately
To see how to contact a certified security engineer for urgent remote engineering expertise or long-term security projects in Arizona, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Urgent Remote Network Support.

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