To get immediate remote assistance with network security issues, companies in Baltimore Maryland have access to world-class support from Progent's security professionals. Progent's remote support staff is ready to provide efficient and low-cost assistance with security issues that are impacting the viability of your IT network. Progent's security consultants are premier to provide help for systems powered by Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Solaris, and popular derivatives of UNIX. Progent's broad range of consulting services covers firewall expertise, email security, protected network design, and disaster recovery planning. Progent's support staff has earned the industry's top security certifications including GIAC and Information System Security Architecture Professional.
Progent provides online security assistance on a by-the-minute basis without minimum times and without extra charges for setup or after hours support. By charging by the minute and by delivering top-level support, Progent's pricing policy keeps costs under control and eliminates situations where quick solutions turn into major expenses.
We've Been Attacked: What Can We Do Now?
In case your business is now faced with a network security crisis, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Network Support to see how to receive fast assistance. Progent maintains a pool of seasoned cybersecurity experts who offer online and onsite support that includes containment, mitigation, recovery, forensics, and hardening of your security posture to protect against future attacks.
For organizations that have planned beforehand for an attack, the step-by-step incident handling model outlined by GIAC is Progent's recommended method of reacting to a serious security attack.
Overview of Security Expertise
Managing data security and preparedness for restoring critical information and systems following a security breach demands a continual program involving a variety of tools and procedures. Progent's certified security experts can assist your organization at any level in your efforts to guard your IT network, ranging from security assessments to designing a complete security program. Important technologies covered by Progent's security consultants include Security Planning and Implementation, Information Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Outsourced Filtering of E-mail-Based Threats.
Designing and Implementing Secure Environments
Every business ought to develop a thoroughly considered security plan that includes both proactive and reactive elements. The proactive strategy is a set of steps that helps to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive strategy specifies procedures to help security personnel to inventory the damage resulting from an attack, remediate the damage, record the event, and revive network activity as soon as possible. Progent can show you how to incorporate security into your business operations. Progent can install auditing utilities, define and implement a secure network infrastructure, and propose processes and policies to maximize the protection of your computing environment. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to set up a firewall, deploy protected remote connectivity to e-mail and data, and install an effective virtual private network (VPN).
If you are interested in an economical way for jobbing out your security management, Progent's 24x7 Network Support Packages include continual online system monitoring and immediate resolution of emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can assist your IT team you to plan, implement, administer and repair enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that incorporate physical and cloud-based resources and that comply with regulatory security standards. (Learn about Progent's Microsoft 365 integration with on-premises installations of Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud Platform planning and integration expertise.)
Data Restoration and Failure Analysis
Progent offers expertise in recovering networks and servers that have been compromised, are suspect, or have stopped working as a result of a security breach. Progent can help evaluate the losses resulting from the assault, restore ordinary functions, and recover information compromised as a result of the attack. Progent's security engineers can also perform a comprehensive failure analysis by going over activity logs and utilizing a variety of proven assessment tools. Progent's background with security issues minimizes your downtime and permits Progent to recommend efficient strategies to avoid or mitigate new assaults.
Ransomware Removal and Recovery Expertise
Progent can provide the help of proven ransomware recovery experts with the skills to restore an environment damaged by a ransomware cryptoworm such as Ryuk, Dharma, Hermes, or MongoLock. For more information, visit ransomware cleanup and restoration services.
Ransomware Hot Line: 800-462-8800
Ransomware requires time to work its way through a target network. For this reason, ransomware assaults are commonly unleashed on weekends and late at night, when support personnel may be slower to recognize a break-in and are least able to mount a rapid and coordinated defense. The more lateral movement ransomware can make inside a target's network, the longer it will require to restore core IT services and damaged files and the more information can be exfiltrated to the dark web. Progent's Ransomware Hot Line is intended to help you to take the time-critical first phase in mitigating a ransomware assault by putting out the fire. Progent's online ransomware engineers can assist businesses to identify and isolate infected devices and protect undamaged resources from being penetrated. If your system has been penetrated by any version of ransomware, act fast. Get immediate help by calling Progent's Ransomware Hot Line at 800-462-8800.
Work-from-Home (WFH) Security Solutions
Work-from-Home (WFH) workers typically utilize their personal computing devices and often work in a unsecured physical space. This situation increases their vulnerability to cyber attacks and requires careful deployment of firewalls, AV tools, multi-factor authentication, remote endpoint monitoring, thorough end-user education, and the development of policies built on best practices. Progent's seasoned team of at-home workforce solutions experts can help your business to design, implement and maintain a compliant cybersecurity solution that protects vital IT resources in environments that incorporate an at-home workforce.
Software/Firmware Update Management Services
Progent's support services for patch management offer businesses of any size a versatile and cost-effective solution for evaluating, validating, scheduling, implementing, and documenting updates to your ever-evolving IT network. In addition to maximizing the security and functionality of your computer environment, Progent's patch management services permit your in-house IT staff to concentrate on line-of-business projects and activities that derive the highest business value from your network. Find out more about Progent's software/firmware update management services.
Progent's Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight portfolio of managed services is designed 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. ProSight managed services available from Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates SentinelOne's next generation behavior-based machine learning technology to guard endpoints and physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily evade legacy signature-matching AV products. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to manage the entire malware attack progression including blocking, detection, containment, remediation, and forensics. Key features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic system-wide immunization against new attacks. Progent is a certified SentinelOne Partner. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense powered by SentinelOne technology.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and responding to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device management, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies packaged within one agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help you to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's specific needs and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry data protection standards. Progent will help you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alarms that call for immediate action. Progent can also assist you to set up and test a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business quickly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup
Progent has worked with advanced backup/restore technology vendors to produce ProSight Data Protection Services, a portfolio of offerings that provide backup-as-a-service (BaaS). All ProSight DPS products automate and track your backup processes and allow transparent backup and rapid restoration of important files, applications, images, plus virtual machines. ProSight DPS helps you recover from data loss caused by hardware failures, natural calamities, fire, malware like ransomware, user error, malicious employees, or software glitches. Managed services available in the ProSight DPS portfolio include ProSight Altaro VM Backup, ProSight 365 Backup (formerly Altaro Office 365 Backup), ProSight DPS ECHO Backup using Barracuda dedicated hardware, and ProSight MSP360 Cloud and On-prem Backup. Your Progent consultant can assist you to identify which of these managed backup services are most appropriate for your IT environment.
ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the infrastructure of top data security companies to provide centralized control and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays within your security perimeter. For more information, visit ProSight 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 defend against compromised passwords by using two-factor authentication (2FA). Duo supports one-tap identity verification with iOS, Google Android, and other personal devices. Using 2FA, when you sign into a secured application and enter your password you are asked to verify who you are on a unit that only you possess and that is accessed using a different network channel. A broad selection of out-of-band devices can be used as this added means of authentication including a smartphone or watch, a hardware token, a landline phone, etc. You may designate multiple validation devices. For details about Duo identity validation services, see Cisco Duo MFA two-factor authentication (2FA) services for remote workers.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and managed by Progent's network support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the OS software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hardware solution without a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, maintain, find and protect data about your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to 50% of time wasted looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether you're making enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you require when you need it. Learn more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Services Offered by Progent
Progent's certified security engineers offer world-class specialized help in key areas of network security including:
Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment
Progent provides experience with security evaluation tools such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for conducting a set of automatic network scans to reveal possible security gaps. Progent has broad experience with these tools and can assist your company to understand audit reports and respond appropriately. Progent's certified security engineers also can perform web application testing and can perform expert assessments of enterprise-wide security to determine your organization's compliance with important worldwide security standards such as FISMA, PCI, and ISO. Also, Progent can assess the effectiveness of your wireless protection covering stationary wireless equipment as well as mobile handsets. Read additional details concerning Progent's Security Vulnerability Audits and Compliance Assessment.
Cisco Security, PIX and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wireless Support
Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers and Cisco CCNP experts can deliver world-class consulting expertise for Cisco's entire family of protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products including PIX 500 Firewalls and ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, the Catalyst FWSM, secure broadband and integrated services (IS) routers, wireless access points, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points, and Catalyst Series switches. Find out more details concerning Cisco Security, VPN and Aironet Wireless Help.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Unannounced Intrusion Testing Services
As well as supporting a broad array of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers businesses of all sizes top-level engineering services for solutions from other popular firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's consultants offer:
Stealth intrusion testing is a valuable method for helping organizations to determine how susceptible their IT environments are to potential threats by revealing how well network security policies and mechanisms stand up to authorized but unannounced intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Get more information concerning Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Expertise
CISM defines the core competencies and worldwide standards of service that information security managers are expected to achieve. CISM provides executive management the assurance that those who have been awarded their accreditation have the experience and skill to offer effective security management and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM-certified support professional to assist your enterprise in key security areas including information security governance, vulnerability management, data security program management, and crisis handling support.
Get the details concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Support Services.
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Security Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have earned CISSP accreditation as a result of verified experience, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification indicates expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge covered under CISSP include cybersecurity management practices, security architecture and test systems, access permission methodology, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.
Read the details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Support Expertise.
CISSP-ISSAP Premier Experts for Secure Network Architecture
Progent's ISSAP Premier cybersecurity experts are specialists who have earned ISSAP status as a result of rigorous examination and substantial experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP security experts have comprehensive understanding of access control mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-premier security specialists can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture.
Read the details about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected System Architecture Consulting Support.
CISSP-ISSEP Premier Security Engineering Consultants
Cybersecurity consultants who have earned 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 cybersecurity analyst. Progent offers the support of a certified CISSP-ISSEP network security expert to help your organization to follow current system security engineering theory and processes in system development, review system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering leading practices, produce cohesive system designs that incorporate compliant cybersecurity features for all key system functions, define effective design and configuration strategies to provide operational security, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and recommend realistic security models that balance your operational goals with your company's risk tolerance.
Learn more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Professional Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a recognized achievement that signifies mastery in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-Certified security professional able to assist companies in the areas of IS audit process, information technology administration, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology service delivery, safeguarding information resources, and business continuity preparedness.
Find out the details about Progent's CISA Support Services.
CRISC Risk Management Consultants
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA to verify an IT professional's ability to design, deploy, and maintain IS control mechanisms to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to create and carry out a business continuity strategy based on leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's risk management services are complementary to the support provided by Progent's CISA-Premier security engineers for impartially assessing your IS management mechanisms and with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified experts for designing company-wide security policies.
Read additional information about Progent's CRISC Risk Management Services.
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of computer security experts. GIAC's mission is to assure that a certified security consultant has the knowledge appropriate to provide support in critical categories of system, data, and application software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including United States NSA. Progent can provide the expertise of certified security engineers for all of the security disciplines addressed within GIAC certification programs such as auditing IT infrastructure, security incident response, intrusion detection, web-based application security, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
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Contact Progent for Network Security Expertise
If your organization is situated in Baltimore Maryland and you need cybersecurity engineering help, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit 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