For fast remote assistance with computer security issues, businesses in Alexandria Virginia have access to expert expertise from Progent's certified security engineers. Progent's online support consultants are ready to provide effective and affordable help with security problems that are impacting the viability of your network. Progent's accredited engineers are certified to support environments based on Windows, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad array of consulting services covers firewall technology, email filtering and encryption, protected system architecture, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's technical support team has earned the industry's most advanced security credentials including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Information System Security Architecture Professional.
Progent offers online security support on a by-the-minute model without minimum times and no extra fees for sign-up or off-hour service. By charging per minute and by providing top-level support, Progent's billing model keeps costs low and avoids scenarios where quick fixes turn into major expenses.
Our System Has Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
If your network is now faced with a security emergency, go to Progent's Emergency Online Technical Help to see how to receive immediate help. Progent maintains a pool of seasoned cybersecurity specialists who can provide remote and on-premises assistance that includes threat containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and enhancement of your security profile to guard against future attacks.
For organizations that have planned carefully for an attack, the step-by-step post-attack response procedure outlined by Global Information Assurance Certification is Progent's recommended method of reacting to a serious security attack.
Introduction to Progent's Security Expertise
Managing data protection plus preparedness for recovering critical information and functions following a security breach requires a continual effort involving an array of tools and processes. Progent's security professionals can help your organization at all levels in your efforts to safeguard your IT system, ranging from security audits to creating a complete security strategy. Important areas covered by Progent's experts include Planning and Implementation, Data Recovery and Security Forensics, and Outsourced Protection from E-mail-Borne Threats.
Planning and Implementing Secure Networks
Every business should develop a thoroughly thought out security strategy that includes both preventive and responsive steps. The pre-attack plan is a collection of precautions that works to minimize vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan specifies activities to help security personnel to assess the losses resulting from a breach, remediate the damage, record the experience, and revive business activity as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to design security into your company processes. Progent can set up scanning software, create and build a secure network infrastructure, and recommend processes and policies to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security experts are ready to help you to configure a firewall, design safe offsite connectivity to email and data, and configure an efficient virtual private network (VPN).
If you are looking for an affordable option for jobbing out your security management, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Services include continual remote system monitoring and fast response to problems.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your company you to plan, deploy, manage and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that include physical and cloud-based resources and that comply with government security standards. (Find out about Progent's Microsoft 365 integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud integration expertise.)
Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent has expertise in recovering systems and computers that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have stopped working as a result of a security penetration. Progent can help evaluate the losses caused by the attack, return your company to normal functions, and recover data lost as a result of the breach. Progent's certified engineers can also manage a comprehensive failure evaluation by examining activity logs and using a variety of advanced assessment tools. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your downtime and permits Progent to suggest efficient measures to prevent or contain new assaults.
Ransomware Removal and Restoration Services
Progent offers the help of experienced ransomware recovery consultants with the knowledge to restore a network compromised by a ransomware virus like Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or MongoLock. To find out more, see ransomware removal and restoration consulting.
Work-from-Home (WFH) Cybersecurity Consulting
Work-from-Home staff members commonly utilize their personal devices and usually operate in a unsecured physical space. This situation multiplies their vulnerability to malware threats and calls for careful configuration of corporate firewalls, anti-malware tools, MFA-based identity verification, remote monitoring, extensive end-user education, and the development of security policies built on best practices. Progent's veteran team of telecommuter solutions experts can help you to design, configure and maintain a compliant security solution that protects critical information assets in networks that include an at-home workforce.
Software/Firmware Update Management Services
Progent's managed services for patch management offer businesses of any size a versatile and cost-effective alternative for assessing, validating, scheduling, applying, and tracking updates to your dynamic IT network. Besides optimizing the security and functionality of your IT network, Progent's patch management services free up time for your in-house IT staff to concentrate on more strategic projects and activities that deliver maximum business value from your network. Find out more about Progent's software/firmware update management support services.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's low-cost ProSight portfolio of network management outsourcing services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates SentinelOne's cutting edge behavior analysis technology to defend endpoint devices and physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely escape legacy signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to manage the entire malware attack lifecycle including filtering, identification, containment, remediation, and forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic network-wide immunization against new threats. Progent is a SentinelOne Partner. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense based on SentinelOne technology.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver economical multi-layer security for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint control, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within one agent accessible from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help you to design and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's unique needs and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will assist you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alarms that call for urgent attention. Progent can also help your company to set up and test a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
Progent has partnered with leading backup/restore technology vendors to create ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS), a portfolio of management offerings that provide backup-as-a-service (BaaS). All ProSight DPS services automate and track your backup operations and allow transparent backup and rapid restoration of vital files/folders, applications, system images, and Hyper-V and VMware virtual machines. ProSight DPS lets your business protect against data loss resulting from hardware failures, natural disasters, fire, cyber attacks such as ransomware, user mistakes, ill-intentioned insiders, or application glitches. Managed backup services available in the ProSight DPS family include ProSight DPS Altaro VM Backup, ProSight 365 Backup (formerly Altaro Office 365 Backup), ProSight ECHO Backup based on Barracuda dedicated hardware, and ProSight MSP360 Cloud and On-prem Backup. Your Progent consultant can help you to identify which of these fully managed backup services are best suited for your network.
ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the technology of leading data security vendors to deliver web-based management and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
ProSight Duo MFA: Two-factor Authentication (2FA) Solutions
Progent's Duo MFA services utilize Cisco's Duo cloud technology to protect against stolen passwords through the use of two-factor authentication. Duo enables one-tap identity confirmation on Apple iOS, Android, and other personal devices. With 2FA, when you log into a secured online account and enter your password you are asked to confirm your identity on a device that only you possess and that uses a separate network channel. A wide range of devices can be used for this second means of ID validation such as an iPhone or Android or wearable, a hardware/software token, a landline telephone, etc. You may register several validation devices. For details about ProSight Duo two-factor identity authentication services, visit Cisco Duo MFA two-factor authentication services for telecommuters.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual machine host configured and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the OS software, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hosting environment without requiring a time-consuming and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting service. Find out more details 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 IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can save up to 50% of time wasted searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common location for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether you're making improvements, doing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require the instant you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's security consultants offer world-class expertise in key areas of computer security including:
Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Testing
Progent offers experience with information risk evaluation software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for performing a variety of comprehensive network tests to reveal possible security gaps. Progent has broad experience with these and similar utilities and can assist your company to understand audit reports and react efficiently. Progent's security engineers also offer web application validation and can perform expert assessments of corporate-wide security to assess your company's compliance with major worldwide security specifications such as HIPAA, PCI, and ISO 17799. In addition, Progent can assess the strength of your wireless security including stationary wireless equipment as well as mobile handsets. Read the details about Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Testing.
Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Aironet and Meraki Wireless Expertise
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver in-depth consulting expertise for Cisco's entire range of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies including PIX Series Firewalls and ASA Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module, secure broadband and IS routers, wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Learn the details about Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network and Aironet Wireless Consulting.
Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
Stealth Intrusion Checking Consulting
In addition to supporting a broad range of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of all sizes advanced consulting for technologies from other popular firewall and VPN suppliers. Progent's consultants can provide:
Unannounced penetration testing is a vital technique for helping organizations to find out how exposed their IT systems are to serious attacks by revealing how effectively corporate protection procedures and technologies stand up against authorized but unpublicized intrusion attempts instigated by seasoned security specialists using the latest intrusion methods. Learn the details concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
CISM Security Support Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) defines the fundamental competencies and worldwide standards of performance that IT security professionals are expected to achieve. It provides executive management the assurance that those who have been awarded their accreditation possess the experience and knowledge to offer effective security administration and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM-certified consultant to assist your organization in key security disciplines including information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, information protection process control, and incident handling support.
Find out additional details concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Services.
CISSP Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP experts are cybersecurity specialists who have been awarded CISSP status through demonstrated experience, extensive study, and formal testing. CISSP qualification indicates mastery of an international standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP status official recognition in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included under CISSP include security administration procedures, security design and test systems, access control methodology, software development security, business processes security, physical security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.
Find out more details about Progent's CISSP Support Services.
CISSP-ISSAP Premier Consultants for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Premier security experts have been awarded ISSAP certification after rigorous testing and significant hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive understanding of access control mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.
Get additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected IT Infrastructure Consulting Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Experts
Cybersecurity consultants with CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have proven their ability to provide large organizations with the services expected of a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior security analyst. Progent can provide the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security consultant to assist your organization to follow modern system security engineering principles and processes in system development, review and evaluate system security designs according to cybersecurity engineering leading practices, produce cohesive system designs that include compliant cybersecurity mechanisms for all key system functions, develop effective design strategies to provide operational security, perform in-depth risk analysis, and recommend realistic security models that balance your operational goals with your organization's risk tolerance.
Find out more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting Services.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Support Services
The CISA credential is a prestigious qualification that signifies expertise in network security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo an exhaustive examination overseen by the ISACA professional association. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-Certified security audit engineer able to help businesses in the fields of information systems audit process, IT enforcement, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, IT support, protecting data resources, and business continuity planning.
Learn more information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Expertise.
CRISC-certified Risk Mitigation Specialists
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA to validate a consultant's ability to design, implement, and support IS controls to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to develop and carry out a workplace continuity strategy based on industry best practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk mitigation expertise is complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for objectively auditing your IT management design and also with the services of Progent's CISM-certified support professionals for implementing company-wide security policies.
Read more details about Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Mitigation Support.
Global Information Assurance Certification Professional Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the skill of information technology security engineers. GIAC's mission is to assure that a certified security consultant has the skills necessary to provide services in critical areas of system, data, and software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and government organizations throughout the world including U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the assistance of certified security engineers for any of the network security capabilities addressed under GIAC accreditation topics such as assessing networks, security incident handling, traffic analysis, web-based services security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Find out additional details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.
Contact Progent for Network Security Expertise
If your organization is located in Alexandria Virginia and you're trying to find computer security consulting, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
Washington DC Metro Area Contact Information:
Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the Greater Washington DC Metro Area including suburban Maryland and Virginia.
Progent locations in Washington DC Metro Area
||2800 Eisenhower Ave, Suite 220
Alexandria, VA 22314
||Alexandria Network Support Services
||300 E. Lombard St, Suite 840
Baltimore, MD 21202
||Baltimore Network Support Services
||One Freedom Square, 11951 Freedom Drive, 13th Floor
Reston, VA 20190
||Reston Network Support Services
||1 Research Court, Suite 450
Rockville, MD 20850
||Rockville Network Support Services
||1629 K St NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
||Washington Network Support Services