Business networks in Virginia now have fast and affordable remote access to Progent's certified security experts to help with the toughest security issues. The cost is reasonable, billing is per minute, sign-up is quick, and service is world class. Progent also offers assistance for long-term projects that requires the expertise of seasoned security engineers with top industry credentials.

If your Virginia office is based outside of larger metropolitan areas including Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Richmond, or Arlington, access to nearby accredited security engineers is often limited when there's a crisis. This could mean a loss of income for your company, upset clients, idle employees, and defocused management. By contacting Progent, you have access to a certified security professional who can offer expertise whenever you need it to get your computer network operating and restore your data.

Progent can help you in a variety of ways in your efforts to defend your IT environment with support that ranges from security audits to developing a comprehensive security strategy. Progent offers affordable support to assist small and midsize companies to configure and manage secure networks based on Windows and Cisco products and that may include computers based on UNIX or Linux operating systems plus BYOD users with Apple iOS iPhones and iPads or Google Android or Windows Phone handsets.

Progent can also assist you to outsource spam filtering and defense against e-mail-based assaults. Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the technology of top information security companies to deliver web-based control and world-class security for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. ProSight Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's security engineers are accessible online or on site to offer a variety of urgent or project-based IT security services including:

  • Run extensive network security audits
  • Clean up rapidly after attacks
  • Install firewalls from multiple vendors
  • Configure safe techniques for offsite and mobile connectivity
  • Install effective software for automatic defense against viruses, spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Develop a comprehensive security plan with proactive monitoring
  • Provide outsourced Help Desk Services
  • Help Create an effective data backup and restore plan built around Data Protection Manager (DPM) automated backup capability
If your company has an immediate need for computer security help, go to Progent's Emergency Remote Network Help.

Progent's support professionals provide world-class support in key areas of network protection that include analysis, firewalls and VPN, and high-level security planning.

Security Assessment
Progent's certified security engineers can assess the vulnerability of your existing network protection environment by performing exhaustive remote automated analysis based on sophisticated software tools and proven procedures. Progent's skill in administering this testing saves your company time and money and offers an accurate portrayal of gaps. The knowledge your IT organization gains can make up the foundation of a network protection strategy that will allow your information system to operate dependably and react quickly to future threats.

Automated Network Vulnerability Assessment
Progent offers expertise in the application of security evaluation utilities including MBSA and LANguard from GFI for economically running a variety of programmed system auditing scans to identify possible security holes. Progent has extensive knowledge of additional security auditing products such as NMAP, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye, plus utilities like SolarWinds, Netcat, Hydra, and Nikto. Progent can help you to make sense of audit reports and respond effectively.

Progent can help you build security into your business operations, configure auditing software, define and deploy a protected system environment, and recommend policies to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security engineers are ready to help you set up a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and business applications, and install virtual private network. Learn additional information on Progent's network security assessment.

Security Inventory Scanning Packages for Small Companies
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable security inventory scanning packages designed to allow small businesses to receive an impartial security assessment from a qualified security engineer. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs an extensive examination of your IT infrastructure from beyond your company firewall to determine possible weaknesses in the security posture you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer executes a system scan from a secure machine within your firewall to uncover the risk to internal assaults. The two security inventory services are set up and run from a secured remote site. The process is managed by a consultant with top security accreditations and who generates a document that details and analyzes the data collected by the security scan and suggests cost-effective remediation if called for.

Stealth Intrusion Analysis Consulting
Stealth penetration testing is an important component of any successful network security strategy. Progentís security professionals can perform extensive penetration tests without the awareness of your company's internal IT resources. Unannounced penetration testing uncovers whether current security defense tools such as intrusion incident warnings and event history analysis are properly configured and consistently monitored. Learn additional information on Progent's stealth security penetration analysis consulting.

Firewall/VPN Support
Progent's expertise in network security solutions includes in-depth familiarity with leading firewalls and VPN products from multiple vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent offers the services of consultants who have earned important industry certifications such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX 500 Firewalls Integration and Debugging
The current ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more value than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for all new installations. Since Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the entire line of ASA 5500-X devices can be configured to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most deployed intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring enhanced features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIE network experts can help your company to manage your legacy PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate efficiently to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer remote and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your business to plan, integrate, tune, administer and troubleshoot firewall environments based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See more details about Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services integration and troubleshooting support.

Cisco Security and VPN Engineering Expertise
Cisco's security and remote access technology provide a full range of easy-to-administer security solutions to help safeguard your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN line includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's professional consulting staff includes field-proven engineers with Cisco's Certified Internetwork Expert and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who can assist your business to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that fit best with your business objectives. Find out more information concerning Progent's Support Expertise for Cisco Security and VPN Products.

Engineering Expertise for Additional Firewall and VPN Solutions
Progent provides small and medium size companies professional consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors such as WatchGuard, Juniper, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to create a detailed security strategy and choose appropriate products from multiple suppliers to support your security goals while sticking within your budget restraints.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent offers a collection of affordable, fixed-price monthly managed services intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. Managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption platform that uses the technology of top data security vendors to provide centralized management and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. ProSight Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays inside your security perimeter. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Email Guard Spam Filtering, Virus Blocking, Content Filtering and Data Loss Prevention.

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based analysis technology to guard endpoints as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by legacy signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud resources and provides a single platform to manage the complete threat progression including blocking, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time system-wide immunization against new threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and medium-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and enables fast recovery of vital files, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged as a result of hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver advanced expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, when necessary, can assist you to recover your critical data. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

Expert Network Security Planning
Every company ought to have a carefully considered security strategy that incorporates both proactive processes and response plans. The pre-attack plan is a collection of mechanisms designed to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack plan helps your company's network security engineers to assess the impact caused by an attack, repair the network, document the event, and get the IT network operational as soon as possible.

Progent's certified information security consultants can to assist your company to run a full vulnerability assessment and define a company-wide security plan to implement security processes and controls to mitigate ongoing attacks and threats.

CISM Qualified System Security Consulting Services
The CISM committee describes the basic capabilities and global standards of performance that IT security professionals are expected to master. It gives business management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM credential have the experience and capability to deliver effective security administration and support consulting. Progent can provide the support of CISM certified security professionals to assist businesses with:

  • Network Security Governance
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Information Security Program Management
  • IS Security Management
  • Recovery Management
Learn additional details about Progent's CISM Accredited Network Security Consulting Services.

CISSP Qualified Security Consulting Expertise
CISSP certification recognizes mastery of a worldwide standard for data security. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) has granted certification recognition in the area of information security stipulated by ISO 17024. Progent can provide the services of security experts who have earned CISSP certification. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified professional to help your enterprise in a variety security areas such as:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Architecture and Models
  • Access Control Systems and Methodology
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Site Security
  • Cryptography Mechanisms
  • Telecommunications, LAN and Internet Security
  • Business Continuity Planning
Read more information concerning Progent's CISSP-certified Information Security Consulting Services.

ISSAP Certified Secure IT Architecture Engineering Expertise
Progent's ISSAP qualified network architecture professionals are experts who have earned ISSAP Certification as a result of rigorous examination and significant experience with information security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential indicates proven competence in the most in-depth demands of IS security architecture bounded by the broader field of information system security expertise required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your business with all aspects of secure network architecture including.

  • Access Control Systems and Methodologies
  • Phone System and System Infrastructure Protection
  • Encryption/Decryption Solutions
  • Requirements Evaluation and Security Criteria
  • Business Continuity Planning and DRP
  • Hardware Security
Find out additional details about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Architecture Engineering Services.

CISA Certified Information System Security Auditing Engineering Assistance
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a recognized qualification that represents expertise in IS security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation has consultants undergo an extensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent's CISA-qualified network security audit specialists can assist your company in the areas of:

  • Information Systems Audit Process
  • Information Technology Governance
  • Systems and Architecture Lifecycle Planning
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Safeguarding Data Resources
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Learn additional information about Progent's CISA Qualified Security Auditing Engineering Assistance.

CRISC Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to validate a consultant's skills to design, implement, and support IS controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to develop and carry out a workplace continuity or disaster recovery plan based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's CRISC-certified IT risk mitigation engineers offer a range of risk assessment services such as:

  • Collect information and review documentation to help identify major risk scenarios
  • Identify legal, industry, and contractual requirements and organizational standards related to your information system to assess their potential impact on your strategic objectives
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities for your operational workflows to help in analyzing your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness program and provide training to make sure your stakeholders understand IS risk so they can contribute to your risk management process
  • Connect key risk scenarios to your associated business processes to help assign risk ownership
  • Validate risk appetite with your senior leadership and key stakeholders to ensure they align
Find out additional information concerning Progent's CRISC Consultants.

GIAC Qualified Information System Security Consulting Support
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the skill of network security professionals. GIAC's goal is to make sure that an accredited security consultant has the skills needed to deliver support in vital areas of system, information, and program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and institutions around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC security audit consultants are available to help your business with:

  • Assessing Networks
  • Security Incident Response
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web-based Services Security
  • SIEM solutions
Read additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Get in Touch with a Certified Progent Security Expert
To learn how to contact a certified Progent security consultant for online or on-premises support in Virginia, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Online Computer Support.

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