Protection of data and securing the IT environment is as essential as providing a solid network infrastructure. Defense in depth of critical data and services is required to protect the IT environment from external as well as internal criminals and hackers. Compromise of such data and services can cause loss of corporate revenue as well as impact national security.
Xpect Solutions delivers the necessary technology and knowledge to help mitigate these risks in the following areas:
- Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
- Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
- Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)
- Network Admission Control (NAC)
- Content Filtering
Our Network Security Projects include:
RCAS supports the Army National Guard (ARNG) and the United States Army Reserve (USAR) by providing standardized and sustainable automated information solutions that contribute to the increased readiness of the Reserve Component (RC). Xpect Solutions provided RCAS with Independent Network Validation and Verification (IV&V) for network infrastructure and network security components and systems. Under this program, Xpect provided security assessments of network configurations, recommendations of routing and switching enhancements, firewall, and VPN assessment, documentation and diagram updates.
Xpect Solutions has also provided RCAS with network design optimization while eliminating unnecessary complexity, thereby improving manageability and problem resolution efficiency. Utilizing our extensive network management tools expertise and knowledge, we recommended monitoring tools for improving RCAS’s ability to troubleshoot network performance and operational status.
Xpect Solutions’ network administrators support our customer’s primary case management program, providing a sustainable and reliable network to support the end user community. Our team architects and deploys a secure, reliable network and ensures that our designs are in accordance with all agency and program processes and procedures. We consult with the program’s engineers to confirm that our network solutions are best suited for their projects. Our network administrators apply their significant proficiency with both Cisco IOS and F5 Load Balancers to troubleshoot malfunctions of hardware and software applications, resolve operational issues, and restore services. With our team’s experience in load balancing strategies and techniques and expertise in application switching and traffic knowledge of persistence and SSL certificates, we implement, configure F5 load balancers for operational environment and create, add or remove VIP’s within the F5’s to load balance the network traffic.
Xpect Solutions provided a network assessment and recommended a strategy for the US Trustees. Our team reviewed and analyzed the current network infrastructure, the logical and physical network design, current network management tools, application utilization distribution, and current WAN utilization of remote sites and the data center. We then provided recommendations on how the US Trustees could improve their redundancy, network performance, monitoring and alerts.