To get fast remote help with network security issues, businesses in Alexandria Virginia have access to expert troubleshooting by contacting Progent's security professionals. Progent's remote support consultants are available to provide efficient and low-cost help with security crises that are impacting the productivity of your network. Progent's accredited consultants are certified to provide help for systems based on Microsoft, Linux, macOS and OS X, Sun, and popular versions of UNIX. Progent's broad array of services covers firewall technology, email security, protected network infrastructure, and disaster recovery preparedness. Progent's technical support staff has earned the industry's most advanced security credentials including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).
Progent provides remote security help on a by-the-minute basis without minimum times and no extra fees for sign-up or after hours service. By charging per minute and by delivering world-class support, Progent's pricing structure keeps costs under control and eliminates situations where quick solutions turn into big charges.
Our System Has Been Attacked: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?
If you are now experiencing a network security crisis, visit Progent's Emergency Online Technical Help to see how to receive fast assistance. Progent has a pool of seasoned cybersecurity specialists who can provide online and onsite assistance that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and hardening of your security profile to guard against future attacks.
For organizations that have planned in advance for an attack, the step-by-step incident response procedure promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's recommended method of responding to a major security penetration.
Introduction to Progent's Security Services
Managing data security as well as preparedness for restoring vital information and functions after a security breach demands an on-going process that entails an array of tools and processes. Progent's security professionals can help your business at all levels in your efforts to safeguard your IT system, ranging from security evaluation to designing a comprehensive security program. Some areas supported by Progent's security consultants include Security Planning and Implementation, Information Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Filtering of Email-Borne Attacks.
Planning and Implementing Protected Environments
Any business ought to develop a carefully thought out security plan that incorporates both preventive and reactive steps. The pre-attack plan is a set of steps that works to minimize security gaps. The reactive plan defines activities to assist security personnel to inventory the damage resulting from an attack, repair the damage, document the experience, and restore business activity as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to build protection into your company operations. Progent can install scanning software, create and execute a secure network infrastructure, and recommend procedures and policies to optimize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are available to help you to configure a firewall, deploy secure offsite access to e-mail and information, and install an efficient virtual private network.
If you are looking for an economical way for outsourcing your network security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Options feature continual remote server tracking and immediate response to emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to plan, implement, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud-based infrastructure and that comply with government data security standards. (Find out about Progent's Microsoft 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises Exchange deployments, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) planning and integration expertise.)
Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent offers expertise in restoring networks and devices that have been hacked, are quarantined, or have ceased to function because of a security penetration. Progent can help assess the losses caused by the assault, restore ordinary functions, and retrieve information compromised as a result of the assault. Progent's security specialists can also manage a thorough failure evaluation by going over activity logs and utilizing a variety of advanced forensics tools. Progent's experience with security problems minimizes your off-air time and allows Progent to propose efficient strategies to avoid or mitigate future attacks.
Ransomware Cleanup and Recovery Consulting
Progent offers the services of experienced ransomware recovery consultants with the skills to restore an information system damaged by a ransomware cryptoworm like Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or MongoLock. To find out more, visit ransomware cleanup and recovery expertise.
Work-from-Home (WFH) Security Consulting
Work-from-Home staff members commonly utilize their own devices and often operate in a unsecured physical space. This multiplies their vulnerability to cyber attacks and calls for judicious configuration of corporate firewalls, AV tools, multi-factor authentication, remote monitoring, intensive user training, and the development of security policies built on best practices. Progent's veteran group of telecommuter solutions experts can help you to design, deploy and maintain a compliant security solution that protects critical IT assets in networks that incorporate at-home workers.
Software/Firmware Update Management Services
Progent's support services for software and firmware patch management provide organizations of all sizes a versatile and cost-effective solution for evaluating, testing, scheduling, implementing, and documenting software and firmware updates to your ever-evolving IT system. In addition to optimizing the protection and reliability of your computer environment, Progent's software/firmware update management services allow your in-house IT staff to focus on line-of-business projects and tasks that deliver the highest business value from your information network. Find out more about Progent's patch management services.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight line of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance and compliance. Managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes SentinelOne's cutting edge behavior-based analysis technology to defend endpoint devices and servers and VMs against modern malware attacks like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily evade traditional signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to address the entire malware attack lifecycle including filtering, identification, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows VSS and automatic system-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 powered by SentinelOne technology.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Endpoint Protection
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver ultra-affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device management, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help you to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's specific requirements and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry data security regulations. Progent will assist you define and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that call for immediate attention. Progent can also help your company to install and test a backup and disaster recovery solution like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Backup and Recovery
Progent has worked with advanced backup/restore technology companies to create ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS), a portfolio of subscription-based management offerings that deliver backup-as-a-service. All ProSight DPS products automate and track your backup processes and allow transparent backup and fast restoration of critical files/folders, apps, images, plus VMs. ProSight DPS helps you protect against data loss caused by equipment breakdown, natural disasters, fire, cyber attacks such as ransomware, user mistakes, malicious insiders, or software glitches. Managed services available in the ProSight ProSight Data Protection product line include ProSight Ataro VM Backup, ProSight Ataro Office 365 Backup, ProSight ECHO Backup using Barracuda purpose-built hardware, and ProSight MSP360 Cloud and On-prem Backup. Your Progent consultant can help you to identify which of these managed backup services are most appropriate for your IT environment.
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 infrastructure of top data security companies to provide web-based control and comprehensive protection for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps most unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more details, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Duo MFA: Two-factor Authentication Services
Progent's Duo MFA service plans incorporate Cisco's Duo cloud technology to protect against stolen passwords through the use of two-factor authentication. Duo enables one-tap identity confirmation with iOS, Android, and other out-of-band devices. Using Duo 2FA, whenever you log into a secured online account and enter your password you are requested to verify who you are on a device that only you possess and that is accessed using a different ("out-of-band") network channel. A broad range of out-of-band devices can be utilized for this added means of ID validation such as a smartphone or wearable, a hardware/software token, a landline phone, etc. You can register several verification devices. To learn more about Duo identity authentication services, visit Cisco Duo MFA two-factor authentication services for an at-home workforce.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client retains ownership of the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hardware solution without requiring a time-consuming and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, retrieve and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time spent searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized 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 supports advanced automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youÔŅĹre planning improvements, performing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you require as soon as you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Special Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's seasoned engineers can provide world-class consulting support in key areas of computer security such as:
Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Security Compliance Assessment
Progent provides expertise with information risk auditing software such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and LANguard for conducting a variety of comprehensive system tests to identify possible security holes. Progent has extensive skills with testing utilities and can assist your company to analyze audit reports and respond efficiently. Progent's certified security engineers also can perform web application validation and can conduct thorough evaluation of enterprise-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important worldwide security standards such as HIPAA, NIST, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless security including stationary wireless appliances as well as portable handsets. Find out additional information concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Testing.
Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Help
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals can provide in-depth technical support for Cisco's complete family of security and VPN technologies such as PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), protected high-speed and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points, Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst family switches. Find out more information concerning Cisco Security, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Consulting.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
Stealth Intrusion Testing Services
As well as supporting a wide array of security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide companies of any size advanced consulting for security products from other popular firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's consultants offer:
Stealth intrusion checking is a key method for helping companies to find out how susceptible their information systems are to serious threats by showing how well corporate protection processes and mechanisms hold up to authorized but unannounced penetration efforts launched by seasoned security engineers using the latest intrusion methods. Read additional information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
CISM Security Support Expertise
CISM identifies the basic competencies and worldwide standards of service that computer security professionals are required to achieve. It provides executive management the confidence that consultants who have earned their certification have the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security management and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM expert to assist your organization in vital security areas including data security governance, vulnerability assessment, information security process control, and incident response support.
Learn the details concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Services.
CISSP Security Consulting Expertise
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are cybersecurity specialists who have earned CISSP certification through verified professional work, rigorous study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of an international standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status official recognition in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise covered within CISSP include cybersecurity administration practices, security architecture and test systems, access permission systems, software development security, operations security, hardware security, cryptography, communications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.
Read more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Certified Consultants for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Certified cybersecurity experts are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP accreditation after thorough examination and extensive hands-on work with information security architecture. ISSAP consultants possess in-depth knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and disaster recovery, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can help your business with all phases of architecture security.
Learn more details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure IT Infrastructure Engineering Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Consultants
Network Security consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated their ability to provide enterprises with the expertise associated with a senior systems engineer, information assurance systems engineer, information assurance officer, information assurance analyst, or senior cybersecurity analyst. Progent can provide the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security expert to help your enterprise to follow modern system security engineering theory and techniques in system development, review system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering leading practices, produce viable system designs that include compliant security mechanisms for all key system functions, develop effective design strategies to deliver protection for operations, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose practical cybersecurity models that balance your operational goals with your organization's tolerance for risk.
Find out the details about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Cybersecurity Engineering Consulting.
CISA Security Auditor Support Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a globally recognized qualification that indicates mastery in IS security audit and control. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo an extensive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Premier security audit consultant able to help businesses in the areas of information systems audit process, IT governance, systems and infrastructure planned useful life, information technology support, protecting information resources, and business continuity preparedness.
Learn the details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Expertise.
CRISC-certified Network Risk Mitigation Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's skills to design, implement, and support information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to create and carry out a business continuity strategy that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's risk mitigation services are complementary to the services available from Progent's CISA-Premier consultants for objectively assessing your IT control design and also with the expertise of Progent's CISM experts for designing security policies.
Read additional information concerning Progent's CRISC-certified IT Risk Management Support.
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of network security professionals. GIAC's mission is to verify that a certified security consultant has the knowledge necessary to deliver services in critical areas of network, information, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and government organizations around the world including U.S. National Security Agency. Progent offers the help of certified security engineers for all of the security disciplines addressed under GIAC certification programs such as auditing networks, incident handling, intrusion detection, web application security, and SIEM solutions.
Read additional information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.
Contact Progent for Computer Security Support
If your business is situated in Alexandria Virginia and you're looking for network security expertise, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or see 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