Brief Overview

InGuardians is a vendor-independent security consultancy offering audit, penetration testing, and related services.


5614 Connecticut Avenue, NW #313
Washington, DC 20015-2604
Tel: (202) 448 – 8958


Jimmy Alderson, CEO of InGuardians, joined the company after working at ISS, Meta Security Group, and ESecurity Inc.


Founded in 2003, the private company employs a team of expert information security consultants. Most of the consultants are security authors, academic instructors, and well-known contributors to the security community.

Key Competitors

NCC Group, Core Security, Hold Security, HackLabs

Products and Services

InGuardians provides consultation services based on its ARM Threat Mitigation Service in the following categories:

• Assessment – Includes penetration testing, security risk assessment, and audits in the areas of network security architecture, Web applications, wireless networks, physical security, and code reviews.
• Response – Includes support for incident response, forensics, and expert witness.
• Mitigation – Includes firewall deployment, IDS rollout, OS hardening, and security policy.

The company also provides an assortment of free security tools developed by the InGuardians team.