Computer viruses and malicious hacking are continually growing in frequency and sophistication. Threats include data loss as a result of malicious intent; web-based attacks; security compromises by inside sources; and attacks designed for stealing or damaging important assets.

Progent's certified security consultants can assist your company to protect your Apple Mac OS X environment by providing support services which include performing security assessment, cleaning up after virus and worm security breaches, configuring firewalls, designing safe offsite and wireless connectivity, installing automated monitors for defense against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and creating a company-wide security strategy appropriate for your company goals and network environment.

Administering and coordinating virus protection and detection as well as the capability to restore vital IT resources calls for an on-going effort that involves a variety of tools, procedures, and guidelines. Progent's GIAC and CISSP-qualified security engineers can help your company in your attempts to protect your information network by providing consulting services ranging from security assessments to creating and implementing a comprehensive security strategy. Progent provides affordable urgent and project-based help both online and on premises to help small and midsize businesses to configure and maintain safe cross-platform networks based on Apple Macintosh, UNIX, Linux, Windows, and Cisco technology.

Security Audits
Progent's seasoned security experts can perform extensive audits on your Mac OS X network by detecting outdated or missing security updates, security vulnerabilities, unnecessary open ports, abandoned accounts, and password policy. During a security assessment, Progent can also make an inventory of your network, detect potential Trojans on servers and workstations, and determine if the operating system is publicizing excessive information.

Progent can consult with you about how to build protection into your business processes. Progent can install scanning and auditing software, plan and implement a protected network architecture, and recommend procedures and policies to maximize the security of your information system. Progent's security experts are ready to help you to set up a firewall, facilitate secure offsite connectivity to messaging, data and programs, and establish virtual private networks (VPNs).

Disaster Recovery and Virus Cleanup
Progent has expertise in restoring systems that have been compromised, are suspect, or have crashed as a result of a security breach. Progent can assist you to evaluate the extent of the attack, restore information damaged during the attack, and enable your business to return quickly to normal operations. Progent's expertise with security engineering minimizes your downtime and enables Progent to recommend efficient methods to prevent or defuse future assaults.

Security Strategy
Every business ought to have a seriously thought out security plan that incorporates both proactive and reactive plans. The protective or pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that help to reduce exposure. The response or post-attack strategy helps security personnel to assess the damage caused by an attack, fix any damage, record the experience, and get company operations running as quickly as feasible.

Progent's expert Mac OS X security engineers can help your company to perform a full risk analysis and define a computer security plan to enact security policies and enforcement to minimize potential threats.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Consulting
Progent can give you access to a Cisco CCIE network engineer or CCNP professional to help your company to select, configure, and support Cisco ASA and PIX Firewalls. Learn more about ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services support.

Certified Support for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Products
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and CCNP professionals can provide world-class help for Cisco's entire line of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions including routers, Catalyst switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and VPN access appliances. Learn more about Progent's expertise for Cisco protection and Virtual Private Network technology.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Consulting Services
In addition to supporting a wide array of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small and mid-size organizations top-level engineering services for products from other major firewall and VPN vendors. Consulting services available from Progent include:

Spam and Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's email spam and content filtering solution that incorporates the technology of leading information security companies to deliver centralized control and world-class protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the local security gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter.

Unannounced Penetration Assessment Consulting
Unannounced penetration testing is a vital method for allowing businesses to determine how open their IT systems are to real-world attacks by revealing how well existing corporate protection policies and mechanisms hold up to authorized but unpublicized penetration efforts instigated by veteran security specialists utilizing advanced hacking techniques. Learn additional information about Progent's Stealth Penetration Assessment Consulting.

CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) Security Support Services
CISM defines the basic competencies and international benchmarks of service that IT security managers are required to achieve. CISM offers business management the confidence that those who have earned their accreditation possess the background and knowledge to offer effective security administration and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM expert to help your organization in vital security areas such as information protection governance, risk management, data protection program control, and crisis handling support.

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CISSP Security Support Services
Progent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have earned CISSP status as a result of demonstrated experience, extensive study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP Certification indicates expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP status accreditation in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered within CISSP include security management practices, security architecture and models, access permission systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

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ISSAP Consulting Support for Protected IT Architecture
Progent's ISSAP qualified security experts are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP certification following rigorous examination and extensive hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts have acquired in-depth knowledge of access control mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your company with all phases of architecture security.

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CISA Support Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a recognized qualification that indicates mastery in information system security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo an exhaustive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-certified security engineer able to assist businesses in the areas of IS audit services, IT governance, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, IT service delivery, safeguarding data assets, and disaster recovery preparedness.

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GIAC Consulting Services
GIAC was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of network security professionals. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance specialists can provide help with all of the network security disciplines addressed within the GIAC accreditation including auditing network security mechanisms, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web application security and SIEM solutions for compliance with government requirements for reporting events.

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Contact Progent for Computer Security Support
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