Business information networks in the state of Louisiana can depend on quick and economical online technical support from Progent's accredited security support specialists to help with the toughest security problems. Rates are affordable, charges are per minute, engagement is immediate, and support is world class. Progent also offers assistance for complex projects that demand the expertise of senior security consultants with high-level industry credentials.
If your Louisiana network is situated some distance from larger metropolitan areas including New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Metairie, or Lafayette, contact with local certified network security experts is often problematic when there's a crisis. This can cause lost productivity for your company, angry clients, unproductive workers, and distracted executives. By contacting Progent, you have access to a qualified security professional who can deliver help when you have to have it to keep your system running and recover your data.
Progent can assist you at any level in your initiatives to guard your IT environment with support services that can range from network security audits to developing a comprehensive security plan. Progent offers affordable service to assist companies of any size to set up and maintain safe networks based on Windows and Cisco technology and that may include computers based on UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X platforms plus BYOD clients with Apple iOS handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone handsets.
Progent can also assist you to outsource spam filtering and defense against email-borne attacks. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the technology of top data security vendors to deliver centralized control and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter.
Progent's security engineers are accessible online or in person to offer a range of emergency or project-based IT security services which include:
If your company has an emergency need for IT security help, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Support.
Progent's support professionals offer world-class support in vital fields of network security that include security assessment, firewall and VPN expertise, and high-level security planning.
System Security Assessment
Progent's certified security engineers can evaluate the effectiveness of your existing computer protection implementation through exhaustive remote automated analysis based on advanced software tools and proven procedures. Progent's experience in administering this service saves your company money and assures an accurate picture of security holes. The information your business is provided can make up the basis of a network protection strategy that will permit your network to run dependably and adapt rapidly to new threats.
Automated Network Security Audits
Progent provides consulting in the use of security testing products including Microsoft's MBSA and LANguard from GFI for affordably performing a set of programmed network auditing scans to uncover potential security vulnerabilities. Progent has extensive experience with additional security auditing products such as NMAP, AMAP, eEye, as well as utilities such as Metasploit Framework, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to understand testing reports and respond appropriately.
Progent can show you how to design security into your company operations, install scanning tools, plan and deploy a secure network architecture, and suggest policies to maximize the security of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, design safe remote connectivity to email and business applications, and integrate virtual private network. Learn additional information on Progent's network security evaluation.
Security Inventory and Evaluation Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory bundles designed to allow small businesses to receive a professional security evaluation from an accredited security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security expert runs a comprehensive examination of your IT infrastructure from beyond your firewall to uncover potential weaknesses in the security profile you present to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, an engineer executes a system scan from an authorized computer inside your company firewall to uncover the risk to inside threats. Both security inventory services are configured and executed from a protected external location. The process is directed by an engineer with top security credentials and who generates a document that summarizes and interprets the data collected by the scan and suggests cost-effective remediation where appropriate.
Stealth Security Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is an important component of any successful network security strategy. Progent’s security experts can perform extensive intrusion tests without the knowledge of your company's in-house IT resources. Stealth penetration testing shows whether existing security defense systems such as intrusion incident warnings and event log analysis are properly set up and consistently monitored. Learn additional information concerning Progent's stealth penetration analysis support services.
Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent's expertise in network security solutions includes in-depth familiarity with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network technology offered by a variety of vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Juniper. Progent can provide the support of engineers who have earned key networking accreditations 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 Firewalls Configuration and Debugging
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Series of firewalls with Firepower Services deliver significantly more bang for the buck than Cisco's previous firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for new installations. Since Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire line of ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most deployed network intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring enhanced features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIE network consultants can assist you to maintain your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances and migrate efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your business to plan, configure, optimize, administer and debug firewall environments built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read more information about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services integration and troubleshooting support.
Cisco Security and VPN Support Services
Cisco's network security and remote connection products offer a complete line of manageable security products to help protect your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN product family includes switches, firewalls, intrusion detection devices and Virtual Private Network concentrators. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes experienced engineers with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP certifications who can help your business to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that fit most closely with your company objectives. Read more information concerning Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security and VPN Appliances.
Engineering Services for Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent offers small and medium size companies professional consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from major firewall and VPN security vendors such as Check Point Software, Juniper, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you design a comprehensive security plan and choose appropriate products from a variety of suppliers to achieve your security objectives while sticking within your budget limits.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight series of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance and compliance. Managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates cutting edge behavior-based analysis technology to defend endpoints as well as servers and VMs against modern malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud resources and provides a single platform to manage the entire threat lifecycle including blocking, infiltration detection, containment, remediation, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time network-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer economical multi-layer protection for physical servers and VMs, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, device control, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies incorporated within one agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can assist you to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's unique requirements and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry data security standards. Progent will help you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that require immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and test a backup and restore solution like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a fixed monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and allows fast recovery of vital files, apps and VMs that have become lost or corrupted due to component failures, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images/, as well as Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR specialists can deliver world-class expertise to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can help you to recover your critical data. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the technology of top information security vendors to deliver centralized management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a deeper level of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and managed by Progent's IT support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting environment without a lengthy and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting provider. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, find and safeguard data related to your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time wasted searching for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for holding and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network such as standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT information. Whether you’re making improvements, doing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require the instant you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Expert Network Security Planning
Any company ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive processes and response planning. The proactive plan is a collection of steps that help to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan helps your company's network security engineers to assess the impact resulting from an attack, fix the network, record the experience, and get the IT network operational as quickly as feasible.
Progent's certified IT security consultants are available to assist you to perform a full vulnerability assessment and create a computer security plan to establish security policies and controls to reduce future assaults and dangers.
CISM Qualified Security Consulting Services
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) organization describes the core competencies and global standards of performance that IT security managers are expected to master. It gives executive management the confidence that those who have earned their CISM credential possess the background and knowledge to deliver effective security administration and consulting consulting. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM qualified security consultants to assist businesses with:
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- Network Security Governance
- Risk Management
- Network Security Program Management
- Network Security Management
- Response Planning
CISSP Accredited Security Consulting Expertise
The CISSP credential recognizes mastery of an international standard for information security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of information protection stipulated by ISO 17024. Progent offers access to of security professionals who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified expert to help your organization in a variety security areas including:
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- Security Administration Procedures
- Security Infrastructure and Models
- Access Management Systems and Methodology
- Applications Development Security
- Operations Security
- Physical Security
- Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
- Telecom, LAN and WAN Security
- Disaster Recovery Planning
CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure Network Architecture Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP certified information system architecture engineers are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP Certification as a result of rigorous testing and significant experience with information security design. The ISSAP certification indicates proven mastery in the more complex requirements of IS security architecture within the wider scope of IS security knowledge needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your company with all aspects of architecture security including.
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- Access Control Mechanisms and Methodologies
- Telecom and System Infrastructure Protection
- Cryptography Solutions
- Needs Evaluation and Security Criteria
- BCP and Disaster Recovery Planning
- Hardware Security
CISA Certified IS Security Auditing Consulting Expertise
The CISA accreditation is a recognized achievement that indicates mastery in information system security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA-certified security audit experts are available to help your IT organization in the areas of:
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- Information Systems Audit Services
- Information Technology Governance
- Network Assets and Infrastructure Lifecycle
- IT Support
- Protecting Data Resources
- Disaster Recovery Preparedness
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's skills to plan, deploy, and maintain information system controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to create and carry out a business continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC network risk mitigation consultants can provide a variety of risk identification services such as:
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- Gather information and review documentation to help identify major vulnerabilities
- Identify legal, industry, and contractual requirements and company policies related to your information system to assess their possible impact on your business goals
- Point out possible vulnerabilities for your business workflows to assist in analyzing your enterprise risk
- Create a risk awareness initiative and provide seminars to ensure your stakeholders appreciate IT risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
- Connect identified risk vectors to your associated operational procedures to help determine risk ownership
- Validate risk tolerance with executive management and key stakeholders to make sure they match
GIAC Qualified IS Security Consulting Services
GIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of network security experts. GIAC's goal is to make sure that an accredited security consultant has the skills needed to provide services in key areas of system, information, and application software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-certified information security audit consultants are available to assist your IT organization in the areas of:
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- Assessing Networks
- Security Incident Handling
- Traffic Analysis
- Web-based Services Security
- SIEM solutions
Get in Touch with a Security Specialist
To see how to get in touch with a certified Progent security consultant for remote or on-premises assistance in Louisiana, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Remote Network Help.