To get immediate remote help with data security issues, companies in Washington, DC, have access to expert support from Progent's certified security professionals. Progent's online service consultants are ready to provide efficient and low-cost assistance with security emergencies that threaten the productivity of your information system. Progent's accredited engineers are qualified to support environments based on Microsoft, Linux, Apple Mac, Sun Solaris, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's wide array of services addresses firewall configuration, email security, secure network architecture, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's support staff has earned the world's top security certifications including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Progent offers remote security assistance on a per-minute basis with no minimum minutes and without additional fees for setup or off-hour support. By billing by the minute and by delivering top-level support, Progent's pricing structure keeps costs low and eliminates scenarios where simple fixes result in major charges.

We've Been Hacked: What Can We Do Now?
In case your network is now faced with a network security emergency, visit Progent's Urgent Remote Computer Support to find out how to receive immediate aid.

For businesses who have planned carefully for being hacked, the step-by-step post-attack handling procedure promoted by GIAC is Progent's recommended method of handling a serious security incident.

Overview of Security Expertise
Coordinating network protection plus staying ready for recovering vital information and systems after an attack requires an on-going process that entails an array of technologies and processes. Progent's certified security experts can assist your business at whatever level in your efforts to protect your IT system, ranging from security assessments to designing a comprehensive security program. Some technologies covered by Progent's experts include Planning and Implementation, Data Recovery and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Borne Threats.

Planning and Implementing Secure Environments
Every business ought to develop a carefully considered security plan that incorporates both preventive and reactive steps. The proactive plan is a set of precautions that helps to minimize security gaps. The reactive strategy defines procedures to help IT staff to assess the losses caused by an attack, repair the damage, record the experience, and revive business functions as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to build security into your company operations. Progent can install scanning utilities, define and execute a safe network infrastructure, and propose processes and policies that will maximize the safety of your computing environment. Progent's security professionals are available to help you to set up a firewall, deploy safe remote access to e-mail and information, and install an effective VPN.

If your company is interested in an affordable way for jobbing out your network security administration, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Options include continual online server monitoring and immediate response to emergencies.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to plan, deploy, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud hosted infrastructure and that are compliant with government security requirements. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration and Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

System Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent offers expertise in restoring systems and devices that have been compromised, are in question, or have stopped working following a security penetration. Progent can show you how to assess the damage caused by the attack, return your company to normal business operations, and retrieve information lost as a result of the event. Progent's security engineers can also perform a thorough forensic evaluation by examining event logs and utilizing other proven assessment techniques. Progent's background with security consulting reduces your off-air time and allows Progent to recommend efficient ways to avoid or mitigate future attacks.

Near Continuous Data Backup Systems Built on Data Protection Manager
System Center Data Protection Manager is a fault tolerant backup and recovery technology centered around disk-to-disk subsystems to increase reliability, performance, and ease of administration. Progent's certified Data Protection Manager support professionals can assist you to develop a practical workplace recovery strategy, design an affordable non-stop IT architecture, configure a Microsoft Data Protection Manager-powered recovery system, comprehensively validate your DPM system, educate your administrative staff or local consultants how to manage Microsoft DPM, or handle complete information technology support outsourcing such as off-site hosting of DPM servers in Progent's world-class data center facility. To find out more, see Data Protection Manager Consulting and Support Services.

Spam/Virus Filtering Service and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the infrastructure of leading data security companies to provide web-based management and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a further level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall.

Specialized Security Services Available from Progent
Progent's seasoned engineers can provide unique expertise in key areas of computer protection such as:

Information Risk Evaluation and Compliance Testing
Progent provides experience with information risk auditing software like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for performing a set of comprehensive network tests to reveal potential security gaps. Progent has broad skills with testing tools and can assist your company to understand assessment reports and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security consultants also offer web software validation and can conduct thorough evaluation of enterprise-wide security to determine your company's compliance with important industry security standards such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. In addition, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless security covering stationary wireless equipment plus portable devices. Read more details concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.

Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide world-class technical support for Cisco's entire family of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, secure broadband and IS routers, wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Find out the details concerning Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Support.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Technologies
In addition to being expert in a broad array of network security solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small businesses expert support for products from other major firewall and VPN vendors including:

Stealth Intrusion Checking Consulting
Stealth penetration checking is a key method for allowing organizations to determine how exposed their IT environments are to real-world attacks by testing how well corporate protection processes and mechanisms hold up to authorized but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by seasoned security specialists using the latest intrusion techniques. Get more information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.

CISM Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Experts for Washington, District of ColumbiaCertified Information Security Manager defines the fundamental skills and international benchmarks of service that information security managers are expected to master. CISM provides business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their certification have the background and knowledge to provide efficient security administration and engineering services. Progent can provide a CISM-certified support professional to assist your organization in critical security disciplines including information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, data protection program management, and crisis handling support.

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

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP Qualified Network Security Professionals for Washington, District of ColumbiaProgent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have earned CISSP certification as a result of verified professional work, extensive study, and formal testing. CISSP qualification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise included under CISSP include security management procedures, security design and test systems, connection permission methodology, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

Read more details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.

ISSAP-Qualified Engineers for Secure Network Infrastructure
ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals for Washington, District of ColumbiaProgent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are experts who have earned ISSAP status as a result of thorough examination and extensive hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP security experts have acquired comprehensive knowledge of access management systems and methodologies, phone system and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your business with all phases of architecture security.

Find out more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Architecture Consulting Services.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Expertise
Certified Information Systems Auditor Consultants for Washington, District of ColumbiaThe Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is a recognized qualification that represents expertise in network security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that consultants pass an extensive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-qualified security professional trained to assist businesses in the fields of IS audit services, IT governance, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, IT support, safeguarding data assets, and business continuity planning.

Read more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional Services.

CRISC Network Risk Management Consultants
CRISC-certified Risk Engineers for Washington, District of ColumbiaThe CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and maintain information system controls to mitigate risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to create and execute a workplace continuity plan based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk mitigation services are complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-qualified consultants for objectively assessing your IS control mechanisms and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM experts for implementing security policies.

Learn more details about Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Services.

GIAC Consulting Services
Network Security Experts with GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) for Washington, District of ColumbiaGIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of network security experts. GIAC's goal is to make sure that a certified professional possesses the skills necessary to deliver services in vital categories of network, information, and application program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and institutions around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent offers the expertise of GIAC certified professionals for all of the network security disciplines covered within GIAC accreditation topics including auditing perimeters, security incident response, intrusion detection, web application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

Learn additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Contact Progent for Computer Security Expertise
If your company is situated in Washington DC and you're trying to find security expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.

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