Viruses and malicious hacking are steadily growing in volume and sophistication. Risks include data loss as a result of malicious intent; web-based attacks; security compromises by inside sources; and attacks designed for stealing or destroying valuable resources.

Progent's expert security consultants can assist you to protect your Apple Mac OS X network by providing support services which include running security audits, recovering from serious attacks, setting up firewalls, implementing safe offsite and mobile connectivity, installing proactive software for protection against email and web-borne attacks, and producing a company-wide security plan appropriate for your business needs and IT environment.

Managing and updating intrusion protection and detection along with the ability to recover vital IT resources requires an on-going effort that entails an array of technologies, processes, and policies. Progent's CISM and CISA-certified security engineers can assist you in your efforts to protect your information system by offering consulting services ranging from security audits to developing and implementing a corporate-wide security plan. Progent offers economical emergency and project-based support both online and on premises to assist small and midsize companies to configure and support secure multi-vendor networks powered by Mac OS X, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Cisco products.

Security Assessments
Progent's seasoned security engineers can perform extensive audits on your Mac OS X environment by detecting outdated or missing security patches, security holes, unnecessary open ports, unused accounts, and password strength. During a security assessment, Progent can also make an inventory of your company's network, detect potential Trojans on servers and workstations, and find out if the OS is disclosing excessive information.

Progent can advise you concerning how to build protection into your business operations. Progent can install monitoring and auditing utilities, plan and install a protected network infrastructure, and recommend mechanisms and policies to optimize the safety of your information system. Progent's security consultants are available to help you to set up a firewall, facilitate secure offsite access to email, data and programs, and establish VPNs.

Disaster Recovery and Virus Cleanup
Progent has experience in restoring computers that have been attacked, are under suspicion, or have failed because a security breakdown. Progent can help you to assess the damage caused by the attack, recover information damaged by the attack, and allow your organization to get back quickly to normal. Progent's experience with security issues reduces your downtime and enables Progent to suggest efficient strategies to prevent or ameliorate future attacks.

Security Planning
Every organization ought to have a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both protection and reactive plans. The protective or defensive plan is a set of mechanisms designed to minimize exposure. The reactive or recovery strategy helps security personnel to evaluate the impact of an attack, fix the damage, record the event, and have company functions running as soon as feasible.

Progent's seasoned Mac OS X security engineers can help your company to execute a full security evaluation and define a network security strategy to implement security policies and controls to minimize potential threats.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Expertise
Progent can provide a Cisco CCIE network engineer or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist your company to select, deploy, and maintain Cisco ASA and PIX Firewall appliances. Find out more about Cisco ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services expertise.

Certified Support for Cisco Security and VPN Products
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) offer in-depth support for Cisco's entire line of security and VPN solutions including routers, Catalyst switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and VPN access concentrator. Find out more about Progent's consulting for Cisco protection and Virtual Private Network technology.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Consulting Services
In addition to supporting a broad array of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small and mid-size companies expert consulting for technologies from other major firewall and VPN vendors. Services available from Progent include:

Inbound and Outbound Spam and Virus Protection and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the services and infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide web-based control and world-class security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Stealth Penetration Testing Services
Stealth penetration assessment is a key mechanism for helping organizations to determine how vulnerable their IT systems are to potential threats by revealing how thoroughly existing corporate protection procedures and technologies stand up to planned but unannounced penetration efforts launched by seasoned security specialists utilizing the latest intrusion methods. Find out more details about Progent's Unannounced Penetration Assessment Services.

CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) Security Support Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) defines the basic skills and worldwide standards of performance that information technology security managers are expected to achieve. It offers executive management the confidence that those who have earned their certification have the background and knowledge to provide efficient security administration and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM consultant to assist your organization in vital security disciplines including data protection governance, risk assessment, information protection program management, and crisis handling management.

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CISSP Security Support Expertise
Progent's CISSP consultants are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP status as a result of demonstrated experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in an international standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential official recognition in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered within CISSP include security management practices, security architecture and test systems, connection control methodology, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, encryption, communications, network security, and business continuity planning.

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ISSAP (Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals) Engineering Services for Protected Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP qualified security experts are experts who have earned ISSAP status after thorough examination and significant hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants possess in-depth knowledge of access management systems and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

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CISA Support Services
The CISA credential is an important achievement that signifies mastery in network security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that consultants pass an exhaustive examination administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-qualified security engineer trained to assist companies in the areas of IS audit process, information technology administration, systems and architecture lifecycle, IT service delivery, safeguarding data resources, and business continuity preparedness.

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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Services
GIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security professionals. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and institutions throughout the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance consultants can provide expertise with all of the security disciplines covered under GIAC accreditation including evaluating infrastructure vulnerability, event handling, intrusion detection, web services security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions for compliance with government mandates for reporting security incidents.

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Contact Progent for Computer Security Support
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