Viruses and malicious hacking are continually increasing in volume and complexity. Threats include data loss caused by malicious intent; web-based viruses and directory harvest attacks; security compromises by internal sources; and intrusions aimed at taking or destroying valuable resources.

Progent's expert security engineers can help your company to defend your Mac environment by providing an array of services which include running security assessment, recovering from serious security breaches, configuring firewalls, implementing protected remote and mobile access, installing proactive monitors for defense against email and web-borne attacks, and creating a company-wide security strategy that fits your company goals and network environment.

Administering and coordinating virus protection and discovery along with the ability to restore critical IT resources demands an on-going effort that involves a variety of technologies, processes, and guidelines. Progent's GIAC and CISSP-qualified security consultants can assist you in your efforts to defend your information system by providing support services that run from security assessments to creating and executing a corporate-wide security strategy. Progent offers economical emergency and scheduled help both remotely and in person to assist small and midsize businesses to set up and maintain secure multi-vendor IT environments powered by Apple Mac OS X, Linux, MS Windows, and Cisco technology.

Security Assessments
Progent's certified security consultants can perform comprehensive audits on your Apple Macintosh environment by checking for outdated or missing security patches, security holes, needlessly open ports, old accounts, and password policy. During a security evaluation, Progent can in addition perform an inventory of your network resources, uncover hidden Trojans on networked computers, and find out if the operating system is publicizing too much information.

Progent can advise you concerning ways to build security into your business processes. Progent can deploy scanning and security assessment software, define and install a secure network architecture, and propose mechanisms and policies to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are ready to help you to configure a firewall, facilitate protected offsite connectivity to email, files and programs, and implement VPNs.

System 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 assist you to evaluate the extent of the attack, restore data damaged during the breach, and enable your organization to return quickly to regular operations. Progent's experience with security solutions reduces your downtime and allows Progent to suggest proven methods to avoid or ameliorate future assaults.

Security Planning
Every organization should have a carefully thought out security strategy that details both proactive and reactive procedures. The proactive or defensive plan is a collection of steps designed to minimize exposure. The response or recovery strategy enables security personnel to evaluate the damage caused by an attack, repair the damage, record the experience, and have company operations running as quickly as possible.

Progent's expert Apple Macintosh security engineers can help your organization to execute a full security assessment and define a computer security plan to implement protection policies and controls to minimize future attacks.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Consulting
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist your company to select, deploy, and support Cisco ASA and PIX Firewalls. Find out more about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services consulting.

Certified Support for Cisco Protection and Virtual Private Network Products
Progent's Cisco CCIE network engineers and CCNP professionals offer in-depth support for Cisco's complete range of security and Virtual Private Network solutions including integrated services routers, switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and Virtual Private Network connection concentrator. Read more about Progent's expertise for Cisco security and VPN products.

Other Firewall and VPN Solutions
As well as supporting a wide range of security solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small and mid-size businesses expert engineering services for products from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Services available from Progent include:

Spam and Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's email spam and content filtering platform that incorporates the technology of leading information security vendors to provide web-based control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway device provides a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the local security gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.

Unannounced Penetration Testing Services
Unannounced penetration testing is a valuable mechanism for allowing companies to find out how open their information systems are to potential attacks by testing how thoroughly current corporate security processes and mechanisms stand up against planned but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by veteran security engineers utilizing the latest hacking techniques. Get more details about Progent's Stealth Intrusion Testing Consulting.

CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager defines the basic skills and international standards of performance that information technology security managers are required to master. It offers executive management the assurance that consultants who have been awarded their accreditation possess the background and skill to provide efficient security administration and consulting services. Progent can offer a CISM-certified support professional to help your enterprise in key security areas such as data protection governance, risk management, information security program control, and incident response support.

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CISSP Security Support Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have earned CISSP status as a result of verified professional work, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP qualification recognizes mastery of an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status official recognition in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise covered under CISSP include security administration procedures, security architecture and test systems, connection permission methodology, software development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

Read more information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Services.

ISSAP (Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals) Consulting Support for Secure Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP certified security consultants are experts who have been awarded ISSAP status after rigorous examination and substantial experience. field experience with information security architecture. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive understanding of access management systems and techniques, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (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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CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) Professional Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is a prestigious qualification that indicates mastery in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that candidates pass a comprehensive test given by the ISACA professional group. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-certified security consultant able to help companies in the areas of information systems audit services, information technology enforcement, systems and infrastructure planned useful life, information technology service delivery, protecting data resources, and business continuity preparedness.

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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Expertise
GIAC was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of network security professionals. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and institutions throughout the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance specialists can provide help with any of the security capabilities addressed under GIAC accreditation such as evaluating network vulnerability, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web application security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions for compliance with government mandates for reporting security events.

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