Business IT networks in Washington can now get quick and affordable online access to Progent's qualified network security engineers to fix critical security problems. Rates are competitive, billing is by the minute, engagement is quick, and service is world class. Progent also offers help for long-term engagements that requires the services of senior security consultants with top industry certifications.

In case your Washington organization is based some distance from larger urban neighborhoods including Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellevue, or Vancouver, the availability of local accredited security engineers is often problematic when you have an urgent situation. This can cause lost revenue for your company, angry customers, unproductive employees, and distracted management. By calling Progent, you have access to a Certified security consultant who can offer help when you have to have it to get your system on line and recover your information.

Progent can assist you in a variety of ways in your efforts to protect your IT environment with support that can range from network security audits to developing a company-wide security strategy. Progent provides economical service to help companies of any size to set up and manage safe IT environments based on Microsoft Windows and Cisco products and that can include computers based on UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac OS X platforms plus BYOD clients with Apple iOS handhelds or Google Android or Windows Phone devices.

Progent can also help you outsource spam blocking and protection from email-borne security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that uses the technology of leading information security vendors to deliver centralized management and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also enable Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Progent's security consultants are available remotely or in person to offer a variety of urgent or longer-term network security services including:

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Progent's support professionals can deliver world-class support in vital fields of system security that include security evaluation, firewall and VPN solutions, and advanced security consulting.

System Security Assessment
Progent's expert security engineers can assess the strength of your current network security systems through exhaustive remote automated analysis via sophisticated utilities and tested techniques. Progent's skill in administering this testing saves you time and money and assures a detailed picture of gaps. The information your company gains can form the basis of a security strategy that will allow your information system to run dependably and respond rapidly to new threats.

Automated Network Security Assessment
Progent offers expertise in the application of security auditing packages such as Microsoft's MBSA and GFI LANguard for affordably performing a variety of programmed system auditing scans to identify potential security holes. Progent has broad knowledge of additional network analysis tools including NMAP Port Scanner, AMAP Application Scanner, eEye Vulnerability Scanner, plus utilities like Metasploit, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand testing reports and respond appropriately.

Progent can show you how to build security into your business processes, configure auditing software, plan and deploy a secure network architecture, and recommend procedures to optimize the security of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are ready to show you how to configure a firewall, design safe remote access to email and data, and install VPN. Find out additional information on Progent's automated security audits.

Security Inventory Service Bundles for Small Businesses
Progent offers two ultra-affordable security inventory service packages designed to allow small businesses to receive a professional network security assessment from an accredited security engineer. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer administers an extensive examination of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewall to uncover possible risks in the security profile you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs a system scan from a secure computer within your firewall to determine vulnerabilities to inside assaults. Both security inventory packages are set up and run from a protected remote location. The project is overseen by an engineer with top security accreditations and who produces a report that details and interprets the information collected by the security scan and suggests cost-effective improvements where appropriate.

Stealth Intrusion Testing Support Services
Stealth penetration checking is an important part of any successful network security plan. Progentís security professionals can run thorough intrusion tests without the awareness of your organization's in-house IT resources. Stealth penetration checking shows whether existing security defense systems such as intrusion incident warnings and event history monitoring are correctly configured and actively monitored. Learn additional information on Progent's stealth security penetration analysis support services.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Support
Progent's expertise in network security technology encompasses extensive field work with major firewalls and VPN products from multiple vendors including Cisco, Microsoft, and CheckPoint. Progent can provide the services of engineers who have earned important industry certifications such as CCIE and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Firewalls, and PIX 500 Security Appliances Integration and Troubleshooting
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver significantly more value than Cisco's previous firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for all new installations. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire family of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be configured to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most popular network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide enhanced capabilities such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist your company to manage your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate to Cisco 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 help your company to design, configure, optimize, administer and debug firewall environments based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See more details about ASA Firewalls with Firepower configuration and debugging services.

Cisco Security and VPN Engineering Services
Cisco's network security and offsite access technology represent a complete range of manageable security products to help protect your wired and wireless network infrastructure. Cisco's VPN product family features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Virtual Private Network appliances. Progent's expert consulting staff includes field-proven specialists with Cisco's CCIE and CCNP certifications who can help your company to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security technologies that align best with your company goals. Read more information concerning Progent's Engineering Services for Cisco Security Technology and Virtual Private Network Products.

Engineering Services for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent provides small and medium size businesses professional consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN products from leading firewall and VPN security vendors such as WatchGuard, Juniper, and SonicWALL. Progent can help you design a detailed security plan and choose appropriate technologies from a variety of suppliers to achieve your security objectives while sticking within your spending limits.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight family of managed services is intended to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all facets of information assurance. Managed services available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoints and physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily evade traditional signature-matching AV tools. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to automate the complete threat lifecycle including protection, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows VSS and automatic network-wide immunization against new threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer affordable in-depth security for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering via leading-edge tools incorporated within one agent managed from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can assist your business to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's specific needs and that allows you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security standards. Progent will help you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that require urgent attention. Progent can also assist you to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover quickly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

ProSight DPS: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and enables rapid restoration of vital files, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide advanced support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can assist you to restore your business-critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the infrastructure of top data security vendors to provide centralized control and world-class security for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. The 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 decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall. For more information, visit Email Guard spam and content filtering.

ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and managed by Progent's network support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS software, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hardware solution without requiring a lengthy and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into a single hosting provider. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: IT Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, retrieve and protect data related to your IT infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and managing your network documentation, you can save as much as half of time wasted trying to find critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre planning enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require the instant you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Expert Security Planning
Any company should have a carefully considered security strategy that incorporates both proactive procedures and reaction plans. The pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that help to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive plan helps your IT security personnel to evaluate the damage caused by a security penetration, repair the damage, document the event, and get the IT network operational as rapidly as feasible.

Progent's certified IT security engineers can to assist your company to run a comprehensive risk assessment and create a network security strategy to establish security processes and controls to reduce future attacks and threats.

CISM Certified Network Security Engineering Services
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) organization describes the core competencies and global standards of performance that IT security professionals are expected to learn. It provides executive management the confidence that those who have earned their CISM certification have the experience and capability to deliver efficient security management and support consulting. Progent offers the expertise of CISM Certified security professionals to help companies with:

  • Network Security Strategies
  • Risk Analysis
  • Information Security Implementation Management
  • IS Security Administration
  • Response Planning
Learn more details about Progent's CISM Qualified Information Security Engineering Services.

CISSP Qualified Security Consulting Assistance
The CISSP credential denotes mastery of a worldwide standard for data security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential recognition in the field of data protection stipulated by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers the services of security experts who have qualified for CISSP accreditation. Progent can provide a CISSP-certified consultant to help your company in a broad range of security areas such as:

  • Security Management Procedures
  • Security Infrastructure and Models
  • Access Management Systems and Methodology
  • Applications Development Security
  • Secure Operations
  • Site Security
  • Cryptography Mechanisms
  • Telecom, Network and WAN Security
  • Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Read more information concerning Progent's CISSP Qualified Information Security Consulting Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure System Architecture Consulting Support
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Premier network architecture professionals are experts who have earned ISSAP Certification through rigorous examination and extensive experience with network security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) certification represents proven skill in the most complex demands of information system security architecture bounded by the wider field of information security knowledge needed for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can help your company with all aspects of secure network architecture including.

  • Access Control Systems and Techniques
  • Telecommunications and System Infrastructure Protection
  • Encryption/Decryption Options
  • Requirements Evaluation and Security Guidelines
  • Business Continuity Planning and DRP
  • Site Security
Learn more information concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure System Architecture Support Services.

CISA Qualified IS Security Auditing Consulting Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a globally recognized qualification that indicates expertise in IS security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA accreditation has candidates undergo an extensive test administered by the ISACA professional association. Progent's CISA network security audit experts are available to assist your business in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Process
  • IT Governance
  • Systems and Architecture Lifecycle
  • IT Support
  • Safeguarding Information Assets
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Get the details concerning Progent's CISA Qualified Information System Security Auditing Engineering Expertise.

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants
The CRISC certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate an IT professional's ability to plan, deploy, and maintain IS control mechanisms to mitigate risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to help you to create and execute a business continuity plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC-certified network risk mitigation consultants offer a range of risk assessment services including:

  • Gather information and study documentation to identify major vulnerabilities
  • Inventory legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and organizational standards associated with your information system to determine their potential influence on your strategic objectives
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities for your business workflows to assist in analyzing your corporate risk
  • Create a risk awareness program and conduct training to ensure your stakeholders appreciate IS risk so they can contribute to your risk control program
  • Connect key risk scenarios to related business procedures to help assign risk responsibility
  • Validate risk tolerance with your senior leadership and major stakeholders to make sure they are in agreement
Learn more details concerning Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Experts.

GIAC Certified Security Consulting Assistance
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security experts. GIAC's goal is to ensure that a certified professional has the knowledge appropriate to deliver services in vital areas of network, information, and software security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and government organizations around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-qualified security audit experts are available to help your business in the areas of:

Read more information about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Support.

Talk to a Progent Security Expert
To learn how to get in touch with a certified Progent security consultant for online or onsite assistance in Washington, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Remote Computer Help.