Business computer networks in Maryland can now get fast and economical remote access to Progent's certified security engineers to resolve urgent security problems. Rates are affordable, charges are by the minute, sign-up is fast, and service is unbeatable. Progent also offers assistance for complex projects that requires the knowledge of seasoned security engineers with top security credentials.
In case your Maryland small business is away from larger metropolitan neighborhoods including Baltimore, Columbia, Silver Spring, or Dundalk, the availability of nearby accredited security professionals could be limited when there's an emergency. This can result in lost revenue for your business, upset clients, unproductive workers, and defocused management. By calling Progent's remote support, you can get in touch with a qualified security consultant who can offer assistance whenever you have to have it to get your system running and recover your information.
Progent can help you in your efforts to protect your network with support ranging from network security checks to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Progent offers affordable support to help businesses of all sizes to set up and manage protected networks based on Windows and Cisco technology and that can include computers running UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X platforms plus mobile clients with Apple handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.
Progent can also assist you to outsource spam blocking and protection from email-borne attacks. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the services and infrastructure of leading data security companies to deliver web-based management and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway appliance to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter 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 threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter.
Progent's certified engineers are available online or in person to provide a variety of emergency or longer-term computer security services including:
If your network has an emergency requirement for computer security support, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Help.
- Run automated network security evaluations
- Clean up quickly after virus and worm attacks
- Install and troubleshoot firewalls
- Implement safe techniques for remote and mobile access
- Deploy effective utilities for automatic defense against spam and directory harvest attacks
- Develop a comprehensive security strategy with proactive monitoring
- Offer outsourced Help Desk Support
- Develop an effective network backup and business continuity plan based on System Center Data Protection Manager backup technology
Progent's consultants provide world-class support in key fields of computer protection including auditing, firewall/VPN support, and high-level security planning.
Progent's certified security consultants can evaluate the vulnerability of your existing computer security systems through comprehensive remote automated testing via sophisticated software tools and tested techniques. Progent's skill in administering this service saves you time and money and assures an objective picture of weaknesses. The knowledge your company is provided can form the foundation of a network protection strategy that will permit your information system to operate dependably and adapt rapidly to new risks.
Automated Vulnerability Evaluation
Progent provides consulting in the use of security analysis software such as MBSA and GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner for economically running a variety of programmed system auditing scans to identify potential security gaps. Progent has extensive experience with additional security analysis products including NMAP, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus tools like SolarWinds, Netcat, and Nikto. Progent can help you to make sense of audit reports and react effectively.
Progent can help you design protection into your business processes, configure auditing software, define and deploy a secure network architecture, and suggest procedures to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security professionals are ready to help you configure a firewall, implement safe remote connectivity to email and business applications, and integrate virtual private network. Find out more concerning Progent's network security audits.
Security Inventory Service Bundles for Small Companies
Progent offers two low-cost security inventory service bundles intended to allow small companies to get an independent security assessment from a qualified security specialist. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, a security expert administers a comprehensive examination of your IT infrastructure from beyond your firewalled perimeter to uncover possible risks in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, a certified security professional executes a system scan from a secure computer inside your firewall to evaluate the risk to internal attacks. Both security inventory services are configured and executed from a protected external location. The project is overseen by a consultant who has earned top security accreditations and who produces a report that details and analyzes the information captured by the scan and suggests cost-effective improvements where appropriate.
Network Security Penetration Testing Consulting
Stealth penetration checking is an important part of any serious network security plan. Progent’s security professionals can run thorough intrusion tests without the awareness of your company's in-house IT staff. Unannounced penetration checking uncovers whether current security defense systems such as intrusion detection alerts and event history analysis are properly set up and consistently checked. Learn additional information about Progent's network penetration testing support services.
Firewall And Virtual Private Network (VPN) Expertise
Progent's expertise in network security technology includes in-depth field work with major firewalls and Virtual Private Network technology offered by multiple vendors including Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent offers the support of engineers with key industry accreditations such as CCIE and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Firewalls Configuration and Troubleshooting
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
The current ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more bang for the buck than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for new deployments. Since Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole line of Cisco ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most popular network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring powerful new features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIE network experts can help your company to maintain your existing PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls and 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 help your company to plan, configure, optimize, administer and troubleshoot firewall environments based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Learn more information about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower integration and debugging services.
Cisco Security and VPN Engineering Expertise
Cisco's security and remote connection products offer a comprehensive range of manageable security solutions to help protect your local and remote network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN product family features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's expert staff of consultants includes experienced specialists with Cisco CCIE and CCNP qualifications who are able to assist your organization to evaluate Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco security technologies that fit best with your business goals. Read additional details about Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Products.
Consulting Services for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network 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 vendors including Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you design a comprehensive security strategy and choose appropriate technologies from multiple suppliers to achieve your security objectives while sticking within your budget limits.
Progent's value-priced ProSight portfolio of outsourced network management services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Certified Network Security Planning
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes cutting edge behavior machine learning technology to defend endpoints and physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily evade legacy signature-based AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to manage the entire malware attack progression including blocking, identification, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against new threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer security for physical and virtual servers, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, device control, and web filtering via leading-edge tools incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's specific needs and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry information protection standards. Progent will help you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that require urgent action. Progent can also assist you to install and test a backup and disaster recovery system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and medium-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and allows rapid recovery of vital files, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted due to hardware failures, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images/, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images/. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver world-class support to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can help you to recover your critical information. 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 and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the technology of leading data security vendors to provide centralized control and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall. For more information, see ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual machine host set up and managed by Progent's network support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the OS software, and the apps. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hardware solution without requiring a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied one hosting provider. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to capture, update, retrieve and safeguard information related to your IT infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time spent searching for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether you’re planning enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need when you need it. Learn more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Any company should have a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both pre-attack processes and reaction plans. The pre-attack plan is a set of steps intended to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy assists your company's IT security personnel to assess the impact caused by an attack, repair the system, record the experience, and get the IT network restored as quickly as feasible.
Progent's expert IT security consultants are available to assist your company to run a complete vulnerability evaluation and create a network security plan to establish security policies and mechanisms to minimize ongoing attacks and threats.
CISM Accredited Network Security Support Assistance
The CISM organization defines the basic capabilities and global standards of performance that information security managers are required to master. CISM provides executive management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM credential possess the experience and capability to provide effective security administration and consulting services. Progent offers the support of CISM certified security consultants to assist businesses with:
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- Information Security Processes
- Risk Analysis
- Network Security Program Management
- IS Security Administration
- Response Planning
CISSP Certified Security Engineering Expertise
CISSP certification denotes mastery of an international standard for network security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has granted the CISSP credential recognition in the field of information security defined by ISO 17024. Progent can provide the services of security professionals who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified professional to help your business in a variety security areas such as:
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- Security Management Procedures
- Security Infrastructure and Paradigms
- Access Control Solutions and Methodology
- Applications Development Security
- Operations Security
- Site Security
- Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
- Telecommunications, LAN and WAN Security
- Disaster Recovery Planning
CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure IT Architecture Consulting Support
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP certified information system architecture professionals are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification as a result of rigorous examination and significant work with network security architecture. The ISSAP credential represents demonstrated mastery in the more in-depth requirements of IS security architecture bounded by the broader scope of IS security expertise required for CISSP accreditation. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can help your company with all phases of secure network architecture including.
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- Access Management Mechanisms and Techniques
- Telecom and Network Infrastructure Protection
- Encryption/Decryption Options
- Needs Analysis and Security Guidelines
- BCP and DRP
- Site Security
CISA Qualified Network Security Auditing Engineering Support
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is a recognized achievement that signifies mastery in network security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential requires that candidates pass an extensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent's CISA-qualified network security audit experts are available to assist your company in the areas of:
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- Information Systems Audit Services
- Information Technology Administration
- Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle
- Information Technology Support
- Safeguarding Data Assets
- Business Continuity Planning
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts
The CRISC program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and support information system controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to create and carry out a business continuity strategy that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-certified IT risk mitigation consultants offer a range of risk identification services including:
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- Gather information and review documentation to identify significant vulnerabilities
- Identify statutory, regulatory, and business requirements and organizational standards related to your information system to assess their possible influence on your business objectives
- Identify possible threats for your operational processes to help in evaluating your enterprise risk
- Develop a risk awareness initiative and conduct seminars to ensure your organization understand IS risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
- Match identified risk vectors to your associated business procedures to help assign risk responsibility
- Determine risk tolerance with executive management and key stakeholders to make sure they align
GIAC Accredited IS Security Engineering Support
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security professionals. GIAC's mission is to make sure that an accredited professional possesses the skills needed to deliver support in important categories of network, information, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC security audit specialists can assist your company with:
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- Auditing Networks
- Incident Handling
- Intrusion Detection
- Web Application Security
- SIEM solutions
Contact a Certified Security Engineer
To learn how to access a Progent security engineer for remote or on-premises help in Maryland, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Online Computer Support.