To get fast remote help with computer security problems, businesses in Washington, DC, can find expert support by contacting Progent's security professionals. Progent's online service staff is available to offer efficient and economical assistance with security crises that threaten the productivity of your IT network. Progent's accredited engineers are qualified to support environments based on Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, and major derivatives of UNIX. Progent's wide selection of consulting services encompasses firewall expertise, email filtering and encryption, protected network architecture, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's support staff has earned the industry's most advanced security accreditations including Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Progent provides online security support services on a per-minute basis with no minimum times and no extra fees for setup or off-hour service. By billing per minute and by providing world-class help, Progent's billing model keeps costs under control and avoids scenarios where quick fixes result in big bills.

We've Been Hacked: What Do We Do Now?
In case you are now experiencing a network security emergency, visit Progent's Urgent Remote Computer Help to see how to receive fast help.

For organizations who have prepared carefully for an attack, the step-by-step post-attack handling model outlined by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's preferred method of responding to a major security penetration.

Overview of Security Expertise
Coordinating data security and preparedness for restoring critical information and systems after a security breach demands an on-going process involving a variety of technologies and procedures. Progent's security engineers can assist your organization at any level in your attempt to protect your IT network, from security assessments to creating a complete security plan. Important areas supported by Progent's security consultants include Planning and Implementation, Data Recovery and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of Email-Borne Threats.

Planning and Implementing Secure Networks
Any business ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both preventive and responsive activity. The proactive strategy is a set of precautions that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy specifies activities to assist security personnel to assess the damage resulting from a breach, repair the damage, document the event, and restore network activity as soon as feasible. Progent can show you how to incorporate protection into your company operations. Progent can set up auditing utilities, create and execute a secure network architecture, and propose procedures and policies that will enhance the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are available to assist you to configure a firewall, deploy protected online and mobile access to email and data, and configure an efficient virtual private network.

If your company is looking for an affordable way for jobbing out your security management, Progent's Round-the-clock Network Support Services feature non-stop online network monitoring and fast resolution of emergencies.

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

System Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent provides skill in restoring networks and devices that have been compromised, are suspect, or have stopped working following a security breakdown. Progent can help assess the damage resulting from the breach, return your company to normal business operations, and recover information lost as a result of the assault. Progent's certified specialists can also manage a comprehensive forensic analysis by going over activity logs and utilizing other proven assessment tools. Progent's background with security consulting reduces your off-air time and allows Progent to recommend efficient strategies to prevent or contain new attacks.

Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's affordable ProSight series of outsourced network management services is intended to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. Managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based analysis technology to guard endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by traditional signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and offers a single platform to manage the complete malware attack lifecycle including filtering, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time system-wide immunization against new attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer economical in-depth security for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and reacting to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device management, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies incorporated within one agent accessible from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help you to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's unique needs and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data protection regulations. Progent will help you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that call for immediate action. Progent can also help you 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 cyber attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a low monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and enables rapid recovery of vital files, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of component failures, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR specialists can provide world-class expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can help you to recover your business-critical data. Find out more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the infrastructure of top information security companies to deliver centralized management and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall. For more information, see 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 or mid-size business can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's network support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting solution without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, retrieve and protect data related to your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time thrown away looking for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your business network such as recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether you’re making improvements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you need the instant you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Special Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's veteran consultants offer world-class expertise in key areas of computer protection including:

Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent provides experience with security auditing tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard from GFI for performing a set of automatic system tests to reveal potential security gaps. Progent has extensive experience with these and similar tools and can assist you to understand assessment reports and react efficiently. Progent's security engineers also provide web application validation and can conduct expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your company's compliance with major worldwide security specifications including HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless protection including fixed wireless equipment as well as mobile devices. Learn more information about Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, VPN, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can deliver world-class consulting expertise for Cisco's entire range of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products including PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure high-speed and integrated services routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Read the details concerning Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Support.

Additional Firewall and VPN Technologies
As well as supporting a wide array of network security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide small and mid-size organizations expert consulting for security products from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors including:

Stealth Intrusion Testing Services
Stealth penetration checking is a key method for allowing companies to determine how vulnerable their IT systems are to potential threats by testing how effectively corporate security procedures and mechanisms stand up to planned but unannounced penetration efforts instigated by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced hacking methods. Learn more details about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager Experts for Washington, District of ColumbiaCISM defines the fundamental skills and worldwide standards of performance that information security managers are expected to achieve. It offers executive management the confidence that those who have earned their accreditation have the background and knowledge to offer effective security administration and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM-certified consultant to assist your organization in vital security areas such as information protection governance, vulnerability management, information security program management, and crisis response management.

Get additional information about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Assistance.

CISSP Security Support Services
CISSP Certified Network Security Professionals for Washington, District of ColumbiaProgent's CISSP consultants are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP status through demonstrated experience, rigorous study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for information security. ANSI has granted the CISSP status accreditation in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise included within CISSP include security administration procedures, security architecture and models, access permission systems, software development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

Read additional information about Progent's CISSP Support Services.

ISSAP-Certified Consultants for Secure Network Architecture
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals (ISSAP) for Washington, District of ColumbiaProgent's ISSAP certified security experts are experts who have been awarded ISSAP status following rigorous examination and substantial hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts have in-depth knowledge of access management systems and methodologies, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your business with all aspects of architecture security.

Learn the details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected System Infrastructure Consulting Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Services
Certified Information Systems Auditor Consultants for Washington, District of ColumbiaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a globally recognized achievement that indicates expertise in IS security audit and control. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates pass a comprehensive test overseen by the ISACA professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-certified security professional able to assist companies in the areas of information systems audit services, IT administration, systems and architecture planned useful life, information technology service delivery, protecting data assets, and business continuity planning.

Learn additional information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Services.

CRISC Risk Management Specialists
CRISC Risk Experts for Washington, District of ColumbiaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's skills to design, implement, and maintain IS controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to develop and carry out a business continuity plan based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk mitigation services are a good fit the services provided by Progent's CISA-certified security engineers for objectively evaluating your IS management design and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified consultants for designing security policies.

Read additional information about Progent's CRISC Risk Management Consulting.

Global Information Assurance Certification Professional Services
Security Experts with GIAC 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 goal is to make sure that a certified professional possesses the skills needed to deliver support in vital categories of network, information, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and government organizations around the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the support of certified professionals for all of the network security capabilities covered under GIAC accreditation programs such as auditing networks, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web application security, and SIEM solutions.

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

Get in Touch with Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
If your company is situated in Washington DC and you need network security expertise, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.














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