For immediate remote help with network security issues, companies in Washington, DC, have access to expert support by contacting Progent's security engineers. Progent's remote service staff is available to offer effective and affordable help with security issues that are impacting the productivity of your network. Progent's accredited security engineers are certified to provide help for environments based on Windows, Linux, Macintosh, Sun Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's wide selection of services encompasses firewall expertise, email filtering and encryption, secure network architecture, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's technical support staff has earned the industry's top security credentials including GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) and CISSP.

Progent offers online security expertise on a per-minute basis with no minimum times and without extra charges for sign-up or off-hour service. By billing by the minute and by delivering world-class support, Progent's billing policy keeps expenses low and eliminates scenarios where quick solutions turn into major charges.

Our System Has Been Hacked: What Do We Do Now?
If your business is currently experiencing a security crisis, go to Progent's Urgent Online Technical Help to see how to get fast aid.

For organizations that have planned carefully for being hacked, the step-by-step post-attack handling procedure outlined by GIAC is Progent's recommended method of responding to a major security attack.

Overview of Security Support Services
Managing network protection as well as planning for recovering vital data and functions following an attack requires an on-going process involving a variety of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security experts can help your organization at whatever level in your attempt to safeguard your IT network, ranging from security assessments to creating a complete security program. Important technologies covered by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Prevention, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of Email-Borne Threats.

Planning and Building Protected Environments
Every company ought to have a carefully thought out security strategy that includes both proactive and responsive elements. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that works to reduce security gaps. The reactive strategy specifies activities to help security personnel to evaluate the damage caused by a breach, remediate the damage, record the experience, and revive business activity as soon as feasible. Progent can advise you how to incorporate protection into your company operations. Progent can configure scanning utilities, define and implement a safe IT infrastructure, and recommend processes and policies to maximize the protection of your network. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to configure a firewall, design protected online and mobile connectivity to e-mail and information, and install an effective virtual private network.

If you are looking for an economical option for jobbing out your security administration, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services feature continual remote system monitoring and immediate resolution of emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to design, implement, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud hosted infrastructure and that comply with regulatory data security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 integration with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

System Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent offers expertise in recovering networks and servers that have been compromised, are quarantined, or have stopped working as a result of a security breakdown. Progent can show you how to determine the damage caused by the attack, return your company to ordinary business operations, and retrieve data lost owing to the assault. Progent's certified specialists can also oversee a thorough forensic evaluation by examining activity logs and using other proven forensics techniques. Progent's background with security issues minimizes your business disruption and permits Progent to propose efficient ways to prevent or mitigate new attacks.

Fault Tolerant Backup and Restore Solutions Based on Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Microsoft DPM is a revolutionary backup and restore solution based on fast disk systems to improve reliability, speed, and manageability. Progent's expert System Center Data Protection Manager engineers can assist you to create an effective business continuity strategy, design a cost-effective non-stop IT infrastructure, install a Data Protection Manager-powered recovery solution, thoroughly test your DPM system, train your IT personnel or local service providers how to manage DPM, or handle extensive information technology outsourcing such as remote hosting of Microsoft Data Protection Manager servers in Progent's secure data center facility. For details, go to Data Protection Manager (DPM) Consulting Services.

Spam/Virus Filtering Service and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the technology of top data security companies to provide web-based management and comprehensive protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's veteran consultants can provide world-class consulting support in vital facets of IT security including:

Information Risk Audits and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent provides experience with security auditing tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for conducting a set of automatic system scans to reveal potential security problems. Progent has extensive experience with scanning tools and can help your company to understand assessment results and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also can perform web software validation and can perform expert assessments of corporate-wide security to assess your company's compliance with major industry security standards such as FISMA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can evaluate the strength of your wireless protection covering stationary wireless equipment plus portable handsets. Learn more information about Progent's Information Risk Audits and Compliance Testing.

Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide in-depth consulting services for Cisco's entire range of protection and Virtual Private Network solutions including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, protected high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst family switches. Get additional details about Cisco Security, VPN and Aironet Wireless Consulting.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Technologies
In addition to being expert in a broad array of security solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small and mid-size companies top-level consulting for security products from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network vendors such as:

Stealth Penetration Checking Consulting
Unannounced intrusion testing is a key method for helping organizations to find out how vulnerable their information systems are to real-world attacks by revealing how thoroughly corporate protection procedures and mechanisms hold up to authorized but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security engineers using advanced intrusion methods. Read additional details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager Engineers for Washington, District of ColumbiaCISM defines the core skills and international standards of performance that information security professionals are required to master. CISM offers business management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their accreditation possess the experience and skill to provide effective security administration and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM consultant to assist your enterprise in critical security disciplines such as data protection governance, risk management, data protection process management, and crisis handling support.

Get the details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Expertise.

CISSP Security Support Expertise
CISSP Qualified Network Security Experts for Washington, District of ColumbiaProgent's CISSP consultants are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP accreditation as a result of verified professional work, rigorous study, and formal testing. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in an international standard for information security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential official recognition in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included under CISSP include security administration procedures, security architecture and test systems, connection permission systems, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

Find out additional information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Services.

ISSAP-Certified Consultants for Secure System Architecture
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Washington, District of ColumbiaProgent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP accreditation following thorough testing and substantial experience. field experience with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts have comprehensive knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your company with all phases of architecture security.

Read more information concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected IT Architecture Engineering Support.

CISA Support Expertise
CISA Consultants for Washington, District of ColumbiaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a recognized achievement that represents mastery in network security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo an extensive test overseen by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-certified security audit consultant trained to assist businesses in the fields of IS audit process, IT administration, network assets and architecture lifecycle, IT service delivery, protecting information assets, and disaster recovery preparedness.

Find out more information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Services.

CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Specialists
CRISC-certified Risk Consultants for Washington, District of ColumbiaThe CRISC certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to validate an IT professional's skills to plan, deploy, and support information system control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and carry out a workplace continuity strategy that follows leading practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk mitigation services are complementary to the support available from Progent's CISA-qualified security engineers for objectively auditing your IS control mechanisms and also with the services of Progent's CISM-certified experts for defining security policies and procedures.

Get additional information concerning Progent's CRISC Risk Mitigation Consulting.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Services
Network Security Experts with Global Information Assurance Certification for Washington, District of ColumbiaGIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security experts. GIAC's mission is to make sure that a certified professional possesses the knowledge needed to deliver support in vital areas of network, information, and application program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and institutions throughout the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the expertise of GIAC certified professionals for any of the network security capabilities addressed within GIAC accreditation topics such as auditing networks, security incident handling, traffic analysis, web-based services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

Find out more information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Contact Progent for Computer Security Support
If your organization is situated in Washington DC and you need network security consulting help, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.














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