Company computer networks in the state of Washington can now get quick and affordable remote help from Progent's certified security experts to fix the toughest security problems. Rates are competitive, billing is per minute, engagement is quick, and service is world class. Progent also offers help for long-term projects that demand the knowledge of seasoned security consultants with high-level industry certifications.

In case your Washington business is far from major urban areas like Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellevue, or Vancouver, contact with local accredited network security support specialists is often limited when there's an emergency. This can cause lost revenue for your company, angry clients, unproductive employees, and defocused management. By utilizing Progent, you have access to a Certified security consultant who can provide help whenever you need it to keep your network running and salvage your data.

Progent can assist you in your initiatives to defend your IT environment with support that can range from network security checks to developing a comprehensive security strategy. Progent provides economical support to assist businesses of all sizes to design and maintain secure IT environments based on Windows and Cisco technology and that may include computers running UNIX or Linux operating systems plus BYOD users with Apple iPhones and iPads or Android or Windows Phone smart phones and tablets.

Progent can also show you how to outsource spam filtering and protection from e-mail-based security threats. Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption solution that uses the services and infrastructure of leading data security companies to provide centralized management and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. ProSight Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and encryption. The local security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter.

Progent's security experts are accessible remotely or on premises to offer a range of emergency or project-based network security services such as:

  • Run thorough network security audits
  • Recuperate promptly after virus and worm attacks
  • Set up firewalls from multiple vendors
  • Configure secure techniques for offsite and mobile connectivity
  • Deploy advanced software for defense against spam and directory harvest attacks
  • Develop a comprehensive security plan with round-the-clock network monitoring
  • Offer comprehensive Help Desk Support
  • Help Create an effective backup and business continuity solution built around Data Protection Manager backup/restore capability
If your business has an emergency need for computer security help, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Support.

Progent's security experts provide advanced services in vital fields of system protection that include security assessment, firewall and VPN solutions, and high-level security consulting.

System Evaluation
Progent's certified security engineers can assess the vulnerability of your existing computer security implementation through exhaustive remote automated analysis based on advanced software tools and tested techniques. Progent's skill in this service saves you money and offers an accurate portrayal of security holes. The information your company gains can make up the foundation of a security plan that can permit your network to run safely and adapt rapidly to future threats.

Automated Network Security Analysis
Progent provides expertise in the application of security evaluation products such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and LANguard from GFI for affordably running a variety of programmed system testing checks to identify possible security gaps. Progent has broad knowledge of additional network auditing products such as NMAP, AMAP application mapper, eEye, plus utilities such as Metasploit Framework, Netcat, Socat, and Nikto. Progent can show you how to understand testing reports and respond effectively.

Progent can help you design security into your business operations, configure auditing tools, define and implement a protected system architecture, and suggest policies to optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are available to help you set up a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and business applications, and integrate VPN. Learn more concerning Progent's automated security evaluation.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages for Small Businesses
Progent has put together two low-cost security inventory scanning packages designed to enable small companies to receive an impartial network security evaluation from a certified security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs an extensive test of your IT infrastructure from outside your company firewall to uncover possible weaknesses in the security profile you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert executes a network scan from an authorized machine inside your company firewall to assess the risk to inside assaults. Both security inventory services are configured and executed from a protected external location. The process is managed by a consultant with high-level security credentials and who produces a report that details and analyzes the data collected by the security scan and proposes cost-effective improvements where appropriate.

Stealth Security Penetration Analysis Support Services
Stealth penetration testing is an important component of any successful network security strategy. Progentís security professionals can run thorough penetration checks without the knowledge of your organization's in-house network support staff. Unannounced penetration checking shows whether existing security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection warnings and event log monitoring are properly configured and consistently checked. Learn more concerning Progent's stealth security penetration analysis consulting.

Firewalls and VPN Expertise
Progent's background in security technology encompasses in-depth familiarity with leading firewalls and VPN technology offered by a variety of companies including Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. Progent can provide the support of engineers who have earned important networking accreditations including Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Microsoft MCSE.

Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower, ASA 5500 Series Firewalls, and PIX Firewalls Integration and Troubleshooting
The latest generation of Cisco ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more bang for the buck than Cisco's legacy PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for new installations. After Cisco's purchase of Sourcefire, the whole family of Cisco ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most deployed network intrusion protection system. Firepower services bring enhanced capabilities such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network consultants can assist you to manage your legacy PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls and migrate efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your organization to plan, deploy, optimize, administer and troubleshoot firewall environments based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. See more details about ASA Firewalls with Firepower integration and debugging services.

Cisco Security and VPN Engineering Services
Cisco's network security and offsite connection products offer a comprehensive range of easy-to-administer security solutions to help protect your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN line includes routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN appliances. Progent's professional staff of consultants includes field-proven engineers with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and Cisco Certified Network Professional certifications who can assist your organization to select Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, and other Cisco security solutions that align best with your company goals. Learn more information concerning Progent's Consulting Services for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Appliances.

Consulting Expertise for Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Products
Progent offers small and mid-size organizations expert support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from major firewall and VPN security vendors such as Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can show you how to design a detailed security plan and select appropriate products from multiple suppliers to achieve your security objectives while staying within your spending limits.

Progent's Flat-rate Managed Services for Information Security
Progent's value-priced ProSight portfolio of managed 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 available from Progent include:

ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates next generation behavior analysis technology to guard endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against new malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily escape traditional signature-based AV products. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to manage the complete threat progression including blocking, identification, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key features include single-click rollback using Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver ultra-affordable in-depth protection for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, device control, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's specific requirements and that allows you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security standards. Progent will assist you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alerts that call for immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and verify a backup and restore system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Exchange email filtering.

ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized businesses a low cost and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and allows fast recovery of vital data, apps and VMs that have become lost or damaged due to hardware failures, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery specialists can provide world-class expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can assist you to recover your business-critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup.

ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the infrastructure of top data security vendors to provide centralized control and comprehensive protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more details, see ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

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 critical servers and apps hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and managed by Progent's IT support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the OS software, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hardware environment without requiring a lengthy and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting provider. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to create, update, find and protect data about your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By updating and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to 50% of time wasted searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your business network like recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre making enhancements, doing maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the information you require as soon as you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.

Certified Network Security Consulting
Any business should develop a carefully considered security program that includes both proactive processes and response planning. The proactive strategy is a collection of procedures that help to minimize security weaknesses. The post-attack strategy helps your company's IT security personnel to assess the impact caused by an attack, repair the damage, document the event, and get the IT network running as soon as possible.

Progent's expert information security consultants are available to help your business to run a comprehensive risk evaluation and define a network security strategy to implement security policies and controls to mitigate ongoing assaults and dangers.

CISM Qualified Network Security Consulting Expertise
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee defines the basic capabilities and worldwide standards of performance that information security managers are required to learn. CISM provides business management the confidence that consultants who have earned their CISM certification possess the experience and capability to deliver efficient security administration and support consulting. Progent can provide the expertise of CISM Premier security consultants to help companies with:

  • Network Security Strategies
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Information Security Program Management
  • Information Security Management
  • Recovery Planning
Read additional details concerning Progent's CISM Qualified Information Security Consulting Expertise.

CISSP Qualified Security Engineering Assistance
CISSP certification denotes expertise with a global standard for data security. The American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential recognition in the field of information security defined by ISO/IEC 17024. Progent offers the services of security consultants who have earned CISSP accreditation. Progent can give you access to a CISSP-certified expert to help your organization in a broad range of security fields including:

  • Security Management Practices
  • Security Architecture and Models
  • Access Control Systems and Processes
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security
  • Site Security
  • Encryption/Decryption Mechanisms
  • Telecommunications, Network and Internet Security
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
Find out more details concerning Progent's CISSP-certified Network Security Support Professionals.

CISSP-ISSAP Qualified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP-ISSAP Certified IT architecture professionals are experts who have been awarded ISSAP status as a result of rigorous examination and extensive work with information security design. The Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) credential indicates proven competence in the more in-depth requirements of IS security architecture bounded by the wider field of information system security expertise required for CISSP certification. Progent's ISSAP-premier security consultants can help your business with all aspects of architecture security such as.

  • Access Management Systems and Techniques
  • Phone System and Network Infrastructure Security
  • Cryptography Options
  • Needs Evaluation and Security Standards
  • Business Continuity Planning and DRP
  • Site Security
Find out additional information concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Information System Architecture Consulting Expertise.

CISA Qualified Security Auditing Engineering Support
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is an important achievement that signifies mastery in IS security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential has consultants pass an extensive examination given by the ISACA professional group. Progent's CISA IS security audit engineers are available to assist your IT organization in the areas of:

  • IS Audit Services
  • Information Technology Administration
  • Systems and Infrastructure Planned Useful Life
  • Information Technology Service Delivery
  • Protecting Data Assets
  • Business Continuity Preparedness
Find out more details about Progent's CISA Accredited Security Auditing Engineering Assistance.

CRISC Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's skills to design, deploy, and support IS control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. Progent's CRISC IT risk mitigation specialists offer a variety of risk identification services such as:

  • Collect information and study documentation to evaluate major vulnerabilities
  • Identify legal, industry, and contractual requirements and company standards related to your information system to assess their potential impact on your strategic goals
  • Identify possible vulnerabilities for your business workflows to assist in evaluating your corporate risk
  • Develop a risk awareness initiative and conduct seminars to ensure your stakeholders understand IS risk so they can assist with your risk control process
  • Connect key risk vectors to your associated business processes to help determine risk responsibility
  • Determine risk appetite with your senior management and key stakeholders to make sure they align
Find out additional details about Progent's Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Consultants.

GIAC Accredited Security Consulting Assistance
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security experts. GIAC's mission is to assure that an accredited professional has the skills needed to deliver support in critical categories of network, data, and program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-qualified network security audit experts are available to help your IT organization in the areas of:

Learn more details about Progent's GIAC Information Assurance Services.

Get in Touch with a Security Specialist
To see how to get in touch with a security consultant for online or onsite help in Washington, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Remote Network Help.