Firewall and VPN Consulting Overview
Progent can help you create a comprehensive security strategy and select appropriate products from a variety of suppliers to support your security goals while staying within your budget restraints. Progent can also help you deploy Firewall/VPN products seamlessly into your network infrastructure, integrate them with hardware and software from other vendors, train your IT staff to manage and monitor them, and provide one-stop maintenance and support.

Firewall/VPN Solutions
Firewalls and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are indispensable tools for keeping your network safe from malicious attacks and unauthorized access. In general, Firewalls provide access control and user authentication and VPNs offer secure, encrypted two-way communication over untrusted media such as the Internet. Firewall/VPN solutions can be dedicated or integrated products and can be in the form of hardware appliances or software utilities. You can select relatively expensive products that offer high speed and extensive functionality or less expensive products with slower performance and minimal functionality. You can also mix and match products to fit your security strategy and IT budget.

Firewalls and VPNs make it possible to build a secure network that can be safely accessed by local users as well as by telecommuters and mobile employees, vendors, customers, partners, and the public. Today's Firewall/VPN technology allows you to assign and manage different access rights to various classes of users and to expand your network and enhance your security as your business grows and as network attacks become increasingly sophisticated.

Firewall Technology
Firewall and VPN ConsultingFirewalls control who and what has access to your network. Firewalls with stateful inspection can keep track of source and destination IP addresses and port numbers, making it possible to analyze not just isolated data packets but entire communications sessions in order to protect the network from attack and intrusion. High-end Firewalls offer defense against Denial of Service (DoS) attacks as well as protection against applications which may harbor Trojans, Spyware, worms or other malicious content. Dedicated appliances called Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS) are also available for fast and comprehensive application-level protection.

You can deploy Firewalls at remote sites, regional offices, your network perimeter, your data center, and even within your internal network in cases where you want to address regulatory requirements such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) or Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLB).

VPN Technology
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is the technology of choice for securing two-way communications over untrusted media. VPN uses encryption to prevent intruders from hijacking a data connection between two sites, between a client and a site, or between two internal network segments. Untrusted media usually means the Internet, but it can also mean an internal network segment when you wish to isolate departments such as accounting or human resources. When you deploy VPN, Firewalls are advisable at the destination points in order to verify user identity prior to granting VPN access.

Two basic types of VPN are IPsec VPN and SSL VPN. An IPsec VPN can potentially allow a user to access all network resources. An SSL VPN connects a web browser to a restricted application or set of applications based on the credentials of the user. Remote or branch offices and telecommuters typically use IPsec VPNs, and mobile employees, partners, vendors, and the public typically use SSL VPNs.

How Progent's Firewall/VPN Consultants Can Help
The variety of Firewall/VPN products and architectures makes it difficult to decide on a security solution that aligns best with your business goals. Trade-offs between security and user convenience, economy and performance, complexity and manageability, legacy solutions and new technology, are all important parts of the planning process that can make or break your security strategy. Progent's security consultants have extensive field experience deploying and supporting Firewall/VPN products from multiple vendors and can help you create a smart security solution and then implement, manage and support it. In addition, Progent's CISSP certified cybersecurity consultants and CISM certified cybersecurity management consultants can advise you about how to design security into your business processes. Progent's CISA-certified information security audit consultants can asses the strength of your current firewall deployment and evaluate the overall security of your information system.

For more information about Progent's consulting and support services for Firewall/VPN products, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
















© 2002- 2019 Progent Corporation. All rights reserved.





An index of content::

Alaska IT Service Provider Consultancy for Alaska
Anaheim Network Specialist Integration Company
Audit in Downey, CA Napa Valley Online Support Services in California
BlackBerry Desktop Manager Integration Group Hayward, CA BlackBerry BPS Technology Consulting
BlackBerry Exchange Network Support Consultants Small Business IT Consulting Firm
CISA Engineer Work At Home Job Network Security Consulting Job Opportunity Boston Cambridge
CISSP Forensics Services CISSP Cybersecurity Contractor in Ohio
CentOS Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Integration Services Consultants
Cheyenne, WY, Casper, WY, Gillette, WY, Laramie, WY PC Consulting Cheyenne, WY Network Consultation
Chicago, Illinois Technology Consultancy Firm Professionals for Chicago, Illinois
Cisco CCIE Network Consultants Server Administration in Will County Illinois
Cisco CCIE Voice Consulting From Home Job CISSP Consultant Part-Time Job Lincoln Nebraska
Cisco CUBE and SIP Remote Consulting Support Outsourcing for Cisco SIP Integration
Cisco Computer Consultancy Companies Portland, OR Technology Providers for Cisco
Cisco Computer Services Computer Network Providers Tampa
Cisco IT Consulting Services Support Firms in District of Columbia
Cisco Online Consulting Outsourced IT Support Jacksonville, Miami, Dade County, Broward County, Florida
Cisco Planning Engineers Technical Support
Cisco Small Office Computer Consultant Troubleshooting Santa Ana Anaheim Irvine
Cisco Small Office IT Consulting Technology Consultancy Firm Coral Gables
Cisco Support Consultant Cisco Technology Support
Citrix XenDesktop virtual desktops Online Help Online Support for XenDesktop
Computer Consultants for Sales Agent Program for Network Support Reselling IT Services Consulting
Computer Consulting Group for Windows 2019 Server Network Security Consultants Forsyth County North Carolina
Computer Network Providers Network Specialists for Manteca in California
Computer Outsourcing Small Business Computer Consulting Services in Albuquerque
Computer Specialists for Riverside, California Network Administration for Riverside, California
Computer System Consultant for SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2012 Installation Shreveport Louisiana
Consultancy Firms for Windows Server 2016 Information Technology Outsourcing Group
Consultant Services for Microsoft LCS Server Computer Consulting
Consultant for CISSP Security Cybersecurity Group Chicago, IL
Consultants Phoenix Service
Consulting Firm for Sacramento Rosemont Remote Support California
Consulting Firms for Detroit, Michigan Consultancy Firm
Consulting Services CISSP Protection Phoenix, Maricopa County
Consulting Team for Roseville CISSP Certified Expert Computer Consultancy Services Northern California
Contract Programming Firm for Crystal Reports Microsoft Management Reporter Coder
Cupertino Engineer California Campbell Network Support Group
Cybersecurity Firms for Firewall Security San Jose Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Consultant Services in South Florida
Denver System Consultant IT Consultant for Denver, CO
Detroit, Michigan Consultants Detroit, MI Computer Service Providers
Email Encryption Key Management Consultant Email Virus Signature Consulting
Emergency Phone Support Computer Consulting Computer Network Companies for IT Outsourcing Sunnyvale California
Engineer Suse Linux, Solaris, UNIX Integration Services
Exchange 2010 Server Computer Network Support Company Microsoft Exchange 2016 Specialists
Fault Tolerant Network Network Consultants Fault Tolerant Mutli-location Network Online Technical Support
Fedora Linux, Solaris, UNIX Remote Troubleshooting Mandrake Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Consulting
Firewall Audit CISSP Consulting in San Diego, CA
Firewall Computer Security Firewall Audit in Alabama
Firewall IT Services Security Network Security Auditing in Massachusetts - Boston, MA, Worcester, MA, Springfield,MA, Lowell, MA, Cambridge, MA
Firewall and VPN Cybersecurity Team in Richmond, CA Yolo County Information Technology Outsourcing Group
Firewall and VPN Evaluation MCSA MCDBA MCIPT Support Home Based Virtual Office in Salinas
Fremont Small Business IT Consultant Security Consulting Services
Hialeah, Florida Support Consultants Hialeah Computer Network Firms
Home Based Virtual Office Cisco CCIE Security Consultant Telecommuting Job District of Columbia
IPsec VPN Consulting Services Protect
IPsec VPN Network Intrusion Penetration Testing in Albuquerque, New Mexico San Ramon IT Service Provider California
IPsec VPN Security Audits Delaware Problem Resolution for Philadelphia, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Allentown, PA, Erie, PA
IPsec VPN Security Organization Specialist in Oklahoma City, Tinker Air Force Base
IT Outsourcing Company for Small Business Network Naperville, DuPage County Microsoft Network Network Specialists
IT Services for SharePoint Microsoft SharePoint Computer Consultant Pittsburgh International Airport PIT
IT Specialist for Augusta-Richmond County, GA Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia Migrations
Independent Cybersecurity Consultancies Montgomery, AL Jacksonville, Florida Information Technology Outsourcing Companies
Information Technology Consulting Companies Network Support Consulting for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Silicon Valley, CA
Information Technology Consulting Firms Fremont Security Consulting Firm California
Jacksonville, Miami, Saint Petersburg, FL Installer Florida Systems Consultant
Linux Configuration Linux Information Technology Consulting
Louisville, KY Network Security Consulting Kentucky Network Installation
MCSE MCSA MCDBA MCIPT MCA Remote Engineer Freelancing Jobs Employment Opportunities for Microsoft MCTS Remote Engineer Fayette County Kentucky
MOM 2007 Online Technical Support MOM 2007 Integration
Microsoft Certified Exchange Email Hosting Consultancy Exchange Server Hosting Consultant
Microsoft Computer Consultant Best Microsoft Network Network Consulting Experts West Covina, CA
Microsoft Engineer Subcontractor Jobs Telecommute Jobs for Microsoft MCA Support in Castroville, CA
Microsoft Engineer Subcontractor Jobs Microsoft MCTS Consulting Open Positions in Monterey
Microsoft Exchange 2003 Upgrade IT Consulting Specialists
Microsoft Exchange Network Repair Service Windows Security Troubleshooters in Sonoma County
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Consultancy Services Company Computer Network Support Group Glendale, CA
Microsoft Expert Firewall Security Network Intrusion Penetration Testing in Grand Rapids, Michigan Windows 2008 Server Computer Support Silicon Valley
Microsoft Experts Monitoring and Reporting Network Consulting Microsoft Operations Manager Network Engineer
Microsoft Experts Network Assessment for San Joaquin County Software Outsourcing Consultant California
Microsoft MCDBA Engineer Remote Support Jobs Contractor for Network Consulting Phoenix, Maricopa County
Microsoft MCDST Consultant Positions Career Opportunities for MCSA MCDBA MCIPT Engineer in Fremont
Microsoft MCITP Consulting Home Based Virtual Office MCSE Remote Support Telecommute Jobs in Riverside - Chino
Microsoft Office System Management Microsoft Office XP Network Services
Microsoft SharePoint Server Outsourcing Professional in Scottsdale Tempe Paradise Valley
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Security Consulting Windows Server 2019 Support Team Cupertino, CA
Migration Consultants for Microsoft Exchange Cisco CCIE Small Business Computer Consulting Firm in Allentown Bethlehem Easton
Napa County Firewall Security Consultant Oklahoma Computer Network Support
Network Consultant Home Based Jobs Washington District of Columbia Top Rated MCSE MCSA MCDBA MCIPT MCA Consulting Subcontractor Job
Network Engineer Telecommuting Job Job Openings for Microsoft MCTS Support Oakland California
Network Engineer for Wi-Fi RF Coverage Maps Wi-Fi RF Spectrum Analysis for Wi-Fi Online Technical Support
Network Engineers Technical Support for IT Outsourcing in Fort Collins Loveland
Network Installation for Monterey Seaside Network Consulting Experts
Network Installations Software Consulting Services Costa Mesa Santa Ana Cypress
Network Management for New York New York City, NY Computer Companies
Network Security Testing for Security Firewall Compliance Audit Anchorage Alaska
Networking Computer Network Specialist Independent Microsoft Exchange Computer Support For Small Offices
New Orleans Support Organizations Network Support Technician for New Orleans, Louisiana
New York Small Business IT Support Firms Top Ranked CCIE Expert Certified New York Upgrade
Newark Network Engineer Newark, New Jersey Computer Service Companies
Online Help for SharePoint Irving, Dallas County SharePoint 2013 Remote Support Services
Outsourced IT Support Consultant for Boston, Massachusetts
Plano, TX Computer Outsourcing Consultants Network Design for Plano, TX
Positions Cisco CCIE R&S Network Engineer Subcontractor Job in Oahu, Hawaii
Professionals for Microsoft SharePoint Server Support for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Midtown West Clinton, NYC
Redhat Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Support and Help Fedora Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Outsourcing Westwood,
Remote Support Riverside - Chino Windows 2008 Server Small Office Server Support
Rochester, NY Server Migration Specialists Rochester, New York Networking Organization
SBS Premium Add-on Support Outsourcing Remote Support Services for Microsoft SBS Premium Add-on
San Diego, CA Networking Companies Microsoft Certified Support Organization for San Diego, California
San Francisco Migration Consultant San Francisco Technology Consulting
San Jose Network Design and Consulting Network Consulting Firm California
Santa Clara Security Consulting Firms Remote Consulting for Silicon valley California
Scottsdale Support Companies Scottsdale, AZ Outsourcing IT Support
Security Architecture Consultants ISSAP Certified Cybersecurity Consulting
Security Audit Services for VPN Security BlackBerry Software Network Management in SeaTac Airport SEA
Security Consulting Alameda, California IT Outsourcing Network Support Consultant in Warren, MI
Security Consulting Group Microsoft Computer Network Specialists
Security Security Contractors Firewall Technical Support in San Diego, CA
Security Technical Support Security Network Security Auditor Honolulu, HI
Security Testing Van Nuys Security Security Consultants
SharePoint Server 2007 Computer Engineer SharePoint Server 2007 Remote Consulting in City of Washington
SharePoint Server 2010 Consultant Services SharePoint 2010 Support and Help in Anaheim Fullerton Buena Park
SharePoint Server Support Network Consultants for SharePoint 2010 Milwaukee Wisconsin
Silicon valley Consulting Firm San Jose Information Technology Outsourcing Firm Northern California
Small Business Network Consulting Firm for Windows 2019 Server Technical Support Group for Windows Server 2016
Small Business Small Business Computer Consulting Companies Small Office Network Installations
Small Office IT Consulting for Anaheim, California Server Migration Specialists
Technology Consulting Services for CISSP Network Intrusion Penetration Testing for Security New York
Testing in Seattle, Washington Urgent Security Security Auditor in Phoenix
Troubleshooters for Cisco Small Office Computer Consulting Services in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama
Troubleshooting for Gentoo Linux, Solaris, UNIX Specialists
Universal Inbox Consultants Full-Time Jobs Top Contract Job Opportunities for Work from home Cisco Engineer
VPN Security Cybersecurity Consultancies in Iowa Fedora Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Information Technology Consulting in Orange County California
VPN Security Cybersecurity Group Detroit, Michigan Information Technology Integrators
VPN Security Security Company in Fremont, California Microsoft MCITP Remote Consultant Job Opening Philadelphia Pennsylvania
VPN Security Security Consultancies in Portola Valley, CA Security Contractor in Oregon
Washington, DC Technical Support Group Washington, DC Consultancy Firm
Wichita, Kansas Cybersecurity Firms Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Technology Consulting Company in Los Angeles, Southern California
Windows Server 2012 Computer Companies Windows 2019 Server Integration Services Seattle, WA
Windows Server 2012 R2 Computer Support For Small Offices Integration Firms for Windows Server 2016 in Los Angeles LAX Airport
Windows Server 2012 R2 Help Outsourcing Company in Van Nuys
Windows Server 2012 R2 Networking Support Windows Server 2012 Network Consulting Company in Plano - Allen