To get fast remote assistance with network security problems, businesses in Washington, DC, can find world-class troubleshooting from Progent's security engineers. Progent's online support staff is available to provide fast and affordable assistance with security issues that threaten the viability of your information system. Progent's accredited security consultants are certified to provide help for systems powered by Windows, Linux, Macintosh, Sun, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's broad array of services covers firewall technology, email security, secure network infrastructure, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's support team has earned the industry's top security certifications including Global Information Assurance Certification and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).

Progent provides online security support on a by-the-minute basis without minimum times and no extra fees for setup or after hours support. By billing per minute and by providing top-level help, Progent's billing structure keeps expenses under control and eliminates situations where simple fixes turn into big charges.

We've Been Hacked: What Should We Do?
If your network is currently faced with a security emergency, visit Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Support to find out how to get immediate aid.

For businesses who have prepared beforehand for being hacked, the formal incident handling procedure outlined by GIAC is Progent's approved method of reacting to a major security attack.

Overview of Progent's Security Services
Managing network security as well as preparedness for recovering vital data and systems following a security breach demands an on-going effort involving a variety of tools and procedures. Progent's certified security experts can support your business at any level in your efforts to guard your information system, ranging from security audits to creating a complete security strategy. Some technologies supported by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Implementation, Data Restoration and Security Forensics, and Managed Filtering of Email-Based Spam and Viruses.

Designing and Implementing Protected Environments
Any organization should have a carefully considered security strategy that includes both proactive and reactive steps. The pre-attack strategy is a set of precautions that helps to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive plan specifies activities to assist IT staff to assess the damage resulting from a breach, remediate the damage, record the experience, and restore network activity as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to build protection into your business operations. Progent can configure scanning utilities, create and implement a secure network architecture, and recommend procedures and policies to optimize the protection of your network. Progent's security experts are available to help you to set up a firewall, deploy secure remote connectivity to e-mail and data, and configure an effective virtual private network.

If you are looking for an affordable option for outsourcing your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Monitoring Packages feature continual online server tracking and quick response to problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to plan, deploy, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate local and cloud hosted infrastructure and that are compliant with regulatory data security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

System Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent provides expertise in restoring systems and computers that have been hacked, are in question, or have ceased to function as a result of a security breach. Progent can show you how to evaluate the damage resulting from the breach, return your company to ordinary business operations, and retrieve data lost owing to the assault. Progent's certified engineers can also perform a comprehensive failure evaluation by examining event logs and using a variety of advanced forensics techniques. Progent's experience with security problems minimizes your off-air time and permits Progent to recommend efficient ways to avoid or contain new attacks.

Near Continuous Data Backup Strategies Based on Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a fault tolerant backup and recovery product centered around high-speed disk subsystems to maximize fault tolerance, performance, and manageability. Progent's expert System Center Data Protection Manager consultants can help you to create a practical business continuity plan, implement a cost-effective fault-tolerant IT infrastructure, configure a Microsoft DPM-powered recovery solution, comprehensively test your DPM system, educate your administrative personnel or local service providers how to maintain DPM, or handle extensive IT outsourcing services including off-site housing of Data Protection Manager machines in Progent's world-class data center. For more information, visit Data Protection Manager Consulting and Support Services.

Spam and Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that uses the technology of top data security companies to provide web-based management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Specialized Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's seasoned engineers offer unique expertise in vital facets of network security such as:

Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent provides experience with information risk auditing tools like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a variety of comprehensive network scans to identify potential security gaps. Progent has broad skills with testing tools and can assist you to understand audit results and react appropriately. Progent's certified security engineers also offer web application validation and can perform thorough assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important industry security standards such as FISMA, NIST, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless security including fixed wireless appliances plus mobile handsets. Find out more information about Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide in-depth consulting support for Cisco's entire family of security and VPN technologies such as PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure high-speed and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Get more details concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Wireless Expertise.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Technologies
As well as supporting a wide array of protection technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small and mid-size organizations top-level engineering services for technologies from other major firewall and VPN suppliers including:

Unannounced Intrusion Testing Consulting
Stealth penetration testing is a key method for helping companies to understand how vulnerable their networks are to potential threats by showing how effectively corporate protection procedures and technologies hold up to planned but unannounced penetration efforts instigated by veteran security engineers utilizing advanced intrusion methods. Learn the details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Services
CISM Experts for Washington, District of ColumbiaCertified Information Security Manager (CISM) defines the core skills and worldwide standards of performance that IT security professionals are expected to master. It offers executive management the assurance that those who have earned their accreditation have the background and skill to provide effective security administration and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to help your organization in key security disciplines including information security governance, vulnerability assessment, data security process management, and crisis handling support.

Learn additional details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Expertise.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Support Expertise
CISSP Qualified Network Security Consultants for Washington, District of ColumbiaProgent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP certification through verified professional work, extensive study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification recognizes mastery of an international standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included under CISSP include security administration practices, security design and models, access control methodology, software development security, operations security, hardware security, encryption, communications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

Learn more details about Progent's 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 status as a result of rigorous examination and extensive hands-on work with information security design. ISSAP security experts have comprehensive understanding of access control systems and methodologies, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Read additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected System Infrastructure Engineering Services.

CISA Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Systems Auditor Engineers for Washington, District of ColumbiaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a globally recognized qualification that signifies mastery in information system security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo an exhaustive test overseen by the ISACA professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-certified security audit engineer able to help businesses in the fields of information systems audit services, IT administration, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology support, safeguarding data assets, and business continuity preparedness.

Read more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Support Expertise.

CRISC-certified Risk Management Consultants
CRISC Risk Experts for Washington, District of ColumbiaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's ability to plan, deploy, and maintain IS control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to create and execute a business continuity strategy that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's risk mitigation services are complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-certified security engineers for impartially auditing your IS control design and with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified consultants for implementing security policies.

Find out additional information about Progent's CRISC Risk Mitigation Expertise.

Global Information Assurance Certification Professional Services
Network Security Consultants with Global Information Assurance Certification for Washington, District of ColumbiaGlobal Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security experts. GIAC's mission is to ensure that an accredited professional has the skills needed to deliver services in vital areas of system, data, and software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and institutions around the world including and the United States NSA. Progent offers the expertise of GIAC certified security engineers for any of the security services covered within GIAC certification programs including auditing security systems, incident handling, traffic analysis, web services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

Find out additional details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Get in Touch with Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your organization is located in Washington DC and you're looking for computer security consulting expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.

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