Computer viruses and hacking are continually growing in frequency and sophistication. Risks include data loss as a result of malicious intent; Internet-based viruses and directory harvest attacks; security compromises by internal sources; and attacks aimed at taking or damaging important assets.

Progent's certified security engineers can assist you to protect your Apple Macintosh environment by providing support services which include performing security audits, recovering from virus and worm attacks, configuring firewalls, designing safe offsite and wireless access, deploying proactive software for protection against email and web-borne attacks, and creating a comprehensive security plan appropriate for your company goals and IT environment.

Administering and coordinating intrusion protection and detection as well as the ability to restore critical systems calls for a continual effort that involves a variety of tools, processes, and policies. Progent's GIAC and CISSP-certified security engineers can help you in your efforts to defend your information system by offering consulting services that run from security audits to developing and implementing a corporate-wide security plan. Progent offers economical urgent and scheduled support both online and on site to assist small and midsize companies to set up and support safe cross-platform networks powered by Mac, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Cisco products.

Security Assessments
Progent's certified security engineers can perform comprehensive security audits on your Mac OS X network by detecting missing security patches, security holes, unnecessary open ports, old accounts, and password policy. As part of a security audit, Progent can in addition make an inventory of your network, uncover potential Trojans on servers and workstations, and determine if the OS is publicizing too much information.

Preventive Measures
Progent can advise you concerning how to design protection into your business processes. Progent can install monitoring and security assessment utilities, define and implement a secure network infrastructure, and recommend mechanisms and policies to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are ready to help you to configure a firewall, establish secure offsite connectivity to messaging, data and programs, and implement VPNs.

System Recovery and Virus Cleanup
Progent has expertise in restoring systems that have been attacked, are under suspicion, or have crashed as a result of a security breakdown. Progent can assist you to assess the extent of the intrusion, restore data damaged during the attack, and allow your organization to get back rapidly to regular operations. Progent's expertise with security engineering minimizes your downtime and enables Progent to propose proven strategies to prevent or ameliorate future assaults.

Security Planning
Every business ought to develop a carefully thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive and reactive procedures. The proactive or pre-attack strategy is a collection of mechanisms that help to minimize exposure. The reactive or recovery strategy enables security personnel to evaluate the damage caused by an attack, fix any damage, record the event, and have company functions running as quickly as feasible.

Progent's expert Mac OS X security consultants can help your company to perform a full security assessment and document a network security strategy to implement protection policies and enforcement to minimize future attacks.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Support
Progent can give you access to a Cisco CCIE network engineer or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to help you to select, configure, and maintain Cisco ASA Firewalls. See more details about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower consulting.

Certified Expertise for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) offer in-depth consulting services for Cisco's complete range of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products including routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and Virtual Private Network access concentrator. See more details about Progent's consulting for Cisco security and VPN products.

Other Firewall and VPN Consulting Services
In addition to supporting a wide range of security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small organizations expert support for products from other important firewall and VPN suppliers. Services available from Progent include:

Spam and Virus Protection and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that uses the services and infrastructure of leading data security vendors to deliver web-based management and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays within your corporate firewall.

Stealth Intrusion Assessment Services
Stealth penetration assessment is a valuable technique for allowing businesses to determine how exposed their IT systems are to potential attacks by testing how thoroughly existing corporate protection policies and mechanisms stand up to authorized but unannounced penetration efforts launched by seasoned security specialists using the latest intrusion techniques. Find out additional information about Progent's Unannounced Penetration Testing Consulting.

CISM Security Consulting Expertise
CISM identifies the fundamental skills and international standards of service that information technology security professionals are expected to achieve. It provides executive management the assurance that those who have earned their accreditation have the background and skill to provide effective security management and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM expert to assist your enterprise in critical security disciplines including data protection governance, risk assessment, data protection process control, and incident handling management.

Read more details about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Assistance.

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professionals) Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP accreditation as a result of verified experience, extensive study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification indicates expertise in an international standard for information security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential official recognition in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise included under CISSP include security management practices, security design and models, access permission systems, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

Get the details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Services.

ISSAP Engineering Support for Protected System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP certified security experts are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP status as a result of rigorous examination and significant experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP security experts have acquired comprehensive knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure security, cryptography, requirements analysis, BCP and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your company with all aspects of architecture security.

Read more information concerning Progent's ISSAP Accredited Secure System Architecture Consulting Support.

CISA Support Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential is a prestigious achievement that represents mastery in IS security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential has candidates pass an extensive test administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-qualified security audit professional able to assist companies in the areas of information systems audit services, information technology governance, network assets and architecture lifecycle, IT service delivery, safeguarding information resources, and business continuity preparedness.

Get more details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Services.

GIAC Professional Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of network security professionals. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and institutions around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance consultants can provide support for any of the security disciplines covered within the GIAC certification such as auditing infrastructure vulnerability, security incident management and response, intrusion detection, web services security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions for compliance with government requirements for reporting security incidents.

Learn more details concerning Progent's GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Services.

Contact Progent for Computer Security Help
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