For immediate online help with data security problems, businesses in Washington DC can find expert troubleshooting from Progent's security engineers. Progent's online service consultants are available to offer effective and low-cost help with security emergencies that threaten the productivity of your information system. Progent's security engineers are certified to provide help for systems powered by Microsoft, Linux, Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, and major versions of UNIX. Progent's broad range of services covers firewall configuration, email filtering and encryption, secure network design, and business continuity planning. Progent's technical support staff has earned the industry's top security accreditations including Certified Information Systems Auditor and Information System Security Architecture Professional.
Progent offers online security expertise on a per-minute basis without minimum call duration and without extra fees for sign-up or after hours service. By charging by the minute and by delivering top-level help, Progent's pricing model keeps costs under control and avoids scenarios where quick solutions result in major charges.
Our Network Has Been Hacked: What Should We Do?
If you are now faced with a network security emergency, refer to Progent's Emergency Online Computer Support to learn how to get fast assistance. Progent has a team of seasoned network security specialists who offer remote and on-premises support that includes containment, mitigation, restoration, forensics, and enhancement of your security defense to guard against future attacks.
For organizations who have planned carefully for a security breech, the step-by-step incident response model promoted by GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) is Progent's approved method of reacting to a serious security attack.
Overview of Security Expertise
Managing data security and preparation for restoring critical data and functions after a security breach requires a continual effort that entails a variety of technologies and procedures. Progent's security engineers can assist your business at all levels in your attempt to secure your information system, ranging from security assessments to creating a comprehensive security strategy. Key technologies supported by Progent's security engineers include Planning and Prevention, Information Restoration and Security Failure Analysis, and Managed Protection from E-mail-Based Spam and Viruses.
Designing and Implementing Protected Networks
Any organization should develop a carefully considered security strategy that includes both proactive and responsive elements. The proactive plan is a collection of precautions that helps to reduce vulnerabilities. The post-attack plan specifies procedures to help security personnel to inventory the losses caused by a breach, repair the damage, document the experience, and restore business functions as quickly as possible. Progent can advise you how to build protection into your business processes. Progent can install auditing software, create and implement a safe network architecture, and propose processes and policies to enhance the protection of your information system. Progent's security professionals are available to help you to set up a firewall, design secure remote connectivity to e-mail and data, and install an effective VPN.
If you are looking for an economical way for jobbing out your network security administration, Progent's 24x7 Monitoring Options include non-stop online network monitoring and immediate resolution of emergencies.
Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Progent can help your company you to plan, deploy, administer and troubleshoot enterprise hybrid cloud solutions that combine physical and cloud hosted infrastructure and that are compliant with regulatory data security requirements. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Azure enterprise hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise hybrid cloud solutions, and Google Cloud planning and integration expertise.)
System Recovery and Failure Analysis
Progent provides skill in restoring systems and computers that have been compromised, are suspect, or have stopped working as a result of a security breach. Progent can show you how to determine the losses caused by the assault, restore normal business operations, and retrieve information lost owing to the event. Progent's certified engineers can also oversee a thorough failure evaluation by going over event logs and utilizing other advanced forensics techniques. Progent's background with security problems reduces your downtime and allows Progent to suggest efficient ways to prevent or contain future attacks.
Ransomware Removal and Restoration Services
Progent can provide the services of experienced ransomware recovery experts with the knowledge to reconstruct an IT network that has suffered an attack by a ransomware cryptoworm such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. To learn more, see ransomware removal and recovery services.
Progent's Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight series of outsourced network management services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and cutting-edge technology for all aspects of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates cutting edge behavior-based machine learning technology to guard endpoints and physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily get by legacy signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to automate the complete threat lifecycle including protection, detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver economical multi-layer security for physical servers and VMs, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, device control, and web filtering via leading-edge tools packaged within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique requirements and that helps you prove compliance with government and industry information protection standards. Progent will assist you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that call for urgent attention. Progent can also assist your company to set up and verify a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.
ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and medium-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and allows rapid recovery of vital data, apps and VMs that have become lost or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software glitches, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide advanced expertise to configure ProSight DPS to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when necessary, can help you to recover your critical data. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup.
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 uses the technology of top data security companies to deliver centralized control and world-class 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 Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks most threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall. For more information, visit Email Guard spam and content filtering.
ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hosting environment without a lengthy and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, maintain, retrieve and protect data related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSLs or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time wasted searching 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 How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether you’re planning enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require the instant you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Specialized Security Expertise Offered by Progent
Progent's certified engineers offer unique consulting support in key facets of computer security including:
Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Assessment
Progent offers experience with security auditing utilities such as Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or LANguard for conducting a variety of automatic network tests to reveal possible security problems. Progent has broad experience with testing utilities and can assist you to understand assessment reports and respond appropriately. Progent's certified security consultants also provide web software validation and can conduct thorough evaluation of corporate-wide security to determine your company's compliance with key industry security standards including FISMA, PCI, and ISO. In addition, Progent can evaluate the effectiveness of your wireless protection including stationary wireless equipment plus mobile handsets. Find out additional information about Progent's Security Vulnerability Evaluation and Compliance Testing.
Cisco Network Security, PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall, Virtual Private Network, Aironet and Meraki Wi-Fi Consulting
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can deliver world-class technical expertise for Cisco's complete family of security and VPN technologies such as PIX 500 Series Firewalls and ASA 5500 Firewalls, Catalyst Firewall Services Module (FWSM), secure high-speed and IS routers, Aironet wireless access points and bridges, Cisco Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi APs, and Catalyst Series switches. Get additional details concerning Cisco Protection, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wireless Expertise.
Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
Unannounced Penetration Testing Consulting
In addition to supporting a broad array of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide organizations of all sizes expert support for solutions from other popular firewall and VPN vendors. Progent's consultants offer:
Stealth penetration checking is a vital method for allowing companies to understand how exposed their IT environments are to real-world threats by revealing how well network protection policies and mechanisms stand up to authorized but unpublicized penetration efforts instigated by seasoned security engineers using advanced intrusion methods. Read more information about Progent's Penetration Testing Services.
Certified Information Security Manager Security Support Expertise
CISM defines the fundamental skills and worldwide standards of performance that information security managers are required to achieve. It offers business management the assurance that those who have earned their accreditation possess the experience and knowledge to provide effective security management and engineering support. Progent can offer a CISM consultant to help your enterprise in critical security disciplines such as data protection governance, vulnerability management, data protection process control, and crisis handling support.
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CISSP Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are cybersecurity engineers who have been awarded CISSP accreditation as a result of verified experience, extensive study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status official recognition in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise included under CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and models, access control methodology, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.
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CISSP-ISSAP Certified Experts for Secure Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP Certified security experts are specialists who have been awarded ISSAP status following rigorous examination and significant hands-on work with information security design. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive understanding of access control mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure security, cryptography, requirements analysis, BCP and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security consultants can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture.
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CISSP-ISSEP Certified Security Engineering Experts
Network Security consultants who have earned CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional) certification have demonstrated their ability to provide large organizations with the expertise 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 assist your organization to follow modern system security engineering principles and techniques in system development, review and evaluate system security designs based on cybersecurity engineering best practices, produce cohesive system designs that include compliant security mechanisms for all key system functions, define effective design and configuration strategies to provide protection for operations, perform comprehensive risk analysis, and propose realistic cybersecurity models that balance your operational goals with your company's tolerance for risk.
Learn more about Progent's CISSP-ISSEP Network Security Engineering Consulting.
CISA Security Auditor Consulting Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a prestigious achievement that represents mastery in information system security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has candidates pass an exhaustive test administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the services of a CISA-Certified security audit consultant trained to help companies in the areas of information systems audit services, information technology governance, network assets and architecture planned useful life, information technology service delivery, safeguarding information resources, and business continuity preparedness.
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CRISC-certified Network Risk Mitigation Experts
The CRISC certification program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's skills to plan, implement, and support IS control mechanisms to reduce network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified engineer to help your company to develop and execute a workplace continuity plan that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. Progent's network risk management services are a good fit the services provided by Progent's CISA-Certified consultants for impartially evaluating your IT control mechanisms and with the expertise of Progent's CISM-certified experts for designing security policies and procedures.
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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the skill of network security experts. GIAC's goal is to ensure that a certified security consultant possesses the knowledge appropriate to deliver support in critical categories of network, data, and software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and government organizations all over the world including U.S. National Security Agency. Progent can provide the expertise of certified professionals for all of the security disciplines covered under GIAC accreditation programs including auditing perimeters, incident handling, intrusion detection, web-based services security, and SIEM solutions.
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Get in Touch with Progent for Computer Security Consulting Services
If your organization is located in Washington DC and you need cybersecurity consulting expertise, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
Washington DC Metro Area Contact Information:
Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the Greater Washington DC Metro Area including suburban Maryland and Virginia.
Progent locations in Washington DC Metro Area
||2800 Eisenhower Ave, Suite 220
Alexandria, VA 22314
||Alexandria Network Support Services
||300 E. Lombard St, Suite 840
Baltimore, MD 21202
||Baltimore Network Support Services
||One Freedom Square, 11951 Freedom Drive, 13th Floor
Reston, VA 20190
||Reston Network Support Services
||9841 Washingtonian Blvd, Suite 200
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
||Rockville Network Support Services
||1629 K St NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
||Washington Network Support Services