For immediate remote assistance with network security problems, businesses in Washington, DC, can find expert troubleshooting from Progent's security professionals. Progent's remote support staff is available to offer effective and affordable help with security problems that threaten the viability of your IT network. Progent's accredited security consultants are certified to support environments based on Microsoft, Linux, Macintosh, Sun, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's wide range of consulting services encompasses firewall technology, email security, secure system design, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's support staff has earned the industry's top security credentials including Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Progent provides remote security assistance on a per-minute model without minimum call duration and no additional fees for setup or off-hour service. By charging by the minute and by delivering top-level help, Progent's pricing structure keeps costs under control and eliminates scenarios where simple fixes entail big bills.

We've Been Attacked: What Should We Do Now?
If you are currently fighting a security crisis, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Help to find out how to receive immediate assistance.

For organizations that have planned carefully for an attack, the step-by-step incident response model promoted by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's preferred method of reacting to a major security penetration.

Introduction to Security Services
Managing data protection plus planning for restoring critical information and functions following an attack demands a continual process involving an array of technologies and procedures. Progent's certified professionals can support your business at whatever level in your attempt to secure your information network, ranging from security assessments to creating a complete security strategy. Important technologies covered by Progent's security consultants include Security Planning and Prevention, Information Recovery and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Filtering of Email-Based Threats.

Designing and Building Protected Networks
Every business should have a carefully thought out security plan that incorporates both proactive and reactive steps. The proactive plan is a set of steps that helps to minimize security gaps. The post-attack strategy defines activities to assist IT staff to inventory the losses caused by an attack, remediate the damage, record the event, and revive network functions as quickly as feasible. Progent can show you how to build protection into your company processes. Progent can install auditing software, create and execute a safe computer infrastructure, and recommend processes and policies that will maximize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are ready to help you to set up a firewall, design secure online and mobile access to e-mail and data, and configure an efficient virtual private network (VPN).

If your company is interested in an affordable option for jobbing out your security management, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Packages feature non-stop remote system monitoring and quick resolution of problems.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your IT team you to plan, deploy, manage and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate physical and cloud-based resources and that comply with government security standards. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Data Recovery and Security Forensics
Progent offers skill in recovering systems and computers that have been compromised, are in question, or have ceased to function because of a security attack. Progent can show you how to evaluate the damage caused by the attack, restore normal functions, and recover information lost owing to the breach. Progent's certified specialists can also manage a thorough failure analysis by going over event logs and using a variety of advanced forensics techniques. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your off-air time and permits Progent to suggest efficient ways to prevent or contain future attacks.

Automated Backup Planning Based on Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a fault tolerant backup and recovery solution based on disk-to-disk systems to improve network uptime, throughput, and ease of administration. Progent's certified Microsoft DPM consultants can assist you to create an effective workplace recovery strategy, implement an affordable high-availability IT architecture, configure a Microsoft Data Protection Manager-based recovery solution, comprehensively test your DPM system, train your IT personnel or regular service providers how to manage Microsoft Data Protection Manager, or provide extensive IT support outsourcing including off-site hosting of DPM servers in Progent's data center. To find out more, go to Data Protection Manager (DPM) Expertise.

Spam and Virus Filtering Service and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the infrastructure of leading information security companies to deliver centralized management and world-class security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall.

Special Security Expertise Available from Progent
Progent's certified engineers can provide world-class expertise in vital facets of network security such as:

Information Risk Audits and Compliance Testing
Progent provides expertise with information risk evaluation software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for conducting a set of automatic network tests to uncover potential security gaps. Progent has extensive skills with testing tools and can help you to understand assessment reports and react efficiently. Progent's security consultants also provide web software validation and can conduct thorough assessments of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with key industry security specifications such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. Also, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless protection covering stationary wireless appliances plus portable handsets. Find out the details about Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment.

Cisco Network Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can deliver world-class technical expertise for Cisco's complete range of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), protected high-speed and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Find out more details about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Aironet Wireless Consulting.

Other Firewall and VPN Consulting Services
In addition to supporting a broad array of protection technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide small and mid-size businesses top-level consulting for technologies from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network suppliers including:

Unannounced Intrusion Checking Consulting
Stealth penetration checking is a vital method for allowing businesses to understand how exposed their IT environments are to real-world attacks by testing how thoroughly network protection policies and mechanisms stand up to authorized but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by veteran security engineers using advanced hacking techniques. Find out more details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Consulting Expertise
CISM Consultants for Washington, District of ColumbiaCertified Information Security Manager (CISM) defines the basic skills and international standards of service that information technology security managers are required to master. CISM provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their CISM possess the background and knowledge to provide effective security management and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM expert to assist your enterprise in vital security areas including data security governance, risk management, information protection process control, and incident response management.

Find out additional details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Security Consulting Services
CISSP Certified Network Security Experts for Washington, District of ColumbiaProgent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have earned CISSP status as a result of verified professional work, extensive study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification indicates expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP status accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise included under CISSP include security administration procedures, security design and models, access control methodology, software development security, operations security, hardware security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

Learn additional details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Services.

ISSAP-Certified Engineers for Secure Network Infrastructure
ISSAP ISSAP Security Engineers for Washington, District of ColumbiaProgent's ISSAP certified security experts are experts who have been awarded ISSAP certification as a result of thorough examination and extensive hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts have acquired in-depth knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Learn the details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure System Architecture Engineering Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Services
CISA Experts for Washington, District of ColumbiaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a prestigious achievement that represents mastery in IS security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential has consultants pass an extensive test overseen by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-qualified security engineer able to assist companies in the fields of IS audit process, information technology governance, network assets and architecture planned useful life, IT service delivery, protecting data assets, and business continuity planning.

Read additional details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Services.

CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Consultants
CRISC Risk Consultants for Washington, District of ColumbiaThe Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's skills to plan, deploy, and maintain information system control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to create and execute a business continuity strategy based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your company's risk tolerance, business goals, and IT budget. Progent's risk management services are complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-certified security engineers for objectively evaluating your IT control design and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified consultants for implementing company-wide security policies and procedures.

Find out the details about Progent's CRISC IT Risk Mitigation Services.

GIAC Support Expertise
Network Security Experts with Global Information Assurance Certification for Washington, District of ColumbiaGlobal Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of network security experts. GIAC's goal is to make sure that an accredited security consultant possesses the skills appropriate to deliver support in critical areas of network, data, and application security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and institutions around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent offers the help of certified security engineers for all of the security disciplines covered within GIAC accreditation programs such as assessing perimeters, incident handling, intrusion detection, web services security, and SIEM solutions.

Learn more details concerning Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Expertise.

Get in Touch with Progent for Computer Security Help
If your company is located in Washington DC and you need computer security consulting expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.

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