Computer viruses and malicious hacking are continually growing in volume and complexity. Risks include information loss caused by malicious intent; Internet-based viruses and directory harvest attacks; security compromises by internal sources; and attacks aimed at taking or damaging valuable resources.

Progent's expert security consultants can assist your company to defend your Mac OS X environment by offering an array of services which include performing security audits, cleaning up after virus and worm attacks, configuring firewalls, implementing safe offsite and wireless access, installing proactive software for protection against email and web-borne attacks, and creating a company-wide security strategy that fits your company goals and network environment.

Administering and updating virus prevention and detection as well as the capability to restore vital systems demands an on-going campaign that involves an array of technologies, processes, and policies. Progent's CISM and GIAC-certified security engineers can assist you in your attempts to defend your information network by offering consulting services ranging from security audits to developing and executing a corporate-wide security plan. Progent offers economical emergency and project-based help both online and on site to assist small companies to configure and maintain secure multi-vendor networks based on Apple Mac OS X, Linux, MS Windows, and Cisco products.

Security Audits
Progent's seasoned security consultants can carry out extensive audits on your Mac network by checking for outdated or missing security patches, security vulnerabilities, needlessly open ports, old accounts, and password strength. As part of a security assessment, Progent can in addition perform an inventory of your company's network, uncover hidden Trojans on servers and workstations, and determine whether the operating system is publicizing excessive information.

Prevention
Progent can advise you about ways to build security into your business operations. Progent can install scanning and auditing software, plan and install a protected network architecture, and recommend mechanisms and policies to maximize the safety of your information system. Progent's security experts are available to help you to configure a firewall, facilitate protected remote connectivity to messaging, files and programs, and implement virtual private networks (VPNs).

Disaster Recovery and Virus Removal
Progent has expertise in restoring systems that have been attacked, are under suspicion, or have crashed because a security breach. Progent can assist you to assess the extent of the attack, recover data lost during the attack, and allow your organization to return quickly to normal operations. Progent's experience with security engineering minimizes your downtime and enables Progent to recommend proven strategies to avoid or defuse future attacks.

Security Planning
Every organization should develop a seriously crafted security strategy that incorporates both proactive and reactive procedures. The protective or pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps designed to reduce exposure. The response or post-attack strategy helps security staff to evaluate the impact of a security breach, repair the damage, record the event, and get company functions back on line as quickly as feasible.

Progent's expert Mac security consultants can help your company to execute a full risk evaluation and define a computer security strategy to enact protection policies and controls to minimize potential threats.

Cisco ASA 5500, ASA 5500-X, and PIX Firewalls Consulting
Progent can provide a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to help you to manage and troubleshoot Cisco ASA 5500-X with Firepower Services, ASA 5500, and legacy PIX firewall appliances. See more details about Cisco ASA Series Firewalls with Firepower Services: Integration and Troubleshooting support.

Professional Support for Cisco Protection and VPN Solutions
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and CCNP professionals offer in-depth support for Cisco's entire range of security and VPN products including integrated services routers, Catalyst switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and Virtual Private Network access appliances. Learn more about Progent's consulting for Cisco protection and VPN technology.

Other Firewall and VPN Solutions
As well as being expert in a wide range of security solutions from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small businesses expert support for solutions from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network vendors. Consulting services available from Progent include:

Managed Services for Protecting Inbound and Outbound Email from Spam and Viruses
Progent has partnered with leading IT security companies to offer Email Guard, a managed service that stops spam, email-borne viruses and Denial of Service (DoS) attacks before they reach your corporate firewall. Email Guardís outbound filtering stops email containing sensitive information from leaving your organization, enforces your internal content policies, eliminates outbound spam and viruses, and helps keep your organization off spam block lists. In addition, bi-directional rate control stabilizes performance. Find out more about Progent's Email Guard Spam and Virus Filtering.

Stealth Penetration Testing Services
Stealth penetration testing is an important method for helping organizations to assess their vulnerability to potential threats by revealing how effectively existing corporate protection procedures and technologies stand up against planned but unannounced intrusion attempts instigated by seasoned security specialists utilizing advanced hacking methods. Learn more about Progent's Stealth Penetration Testing Consulting.

CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) Security Support Services
CISM defines the core competencies and international standards of service that IT security managers are required to master. CISM provides executive management the confidence that consultants who have been awarded their accreditation possess the background and skill to offer efficient security management and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified expert to assist your organization in vital security disciplines such as data protection governance, vulnerability management, information protection process control, and crisis response management.

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CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professionals) Security Support Expertise
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security specialists who have earned CISSP accreditation through verified professional work, rigorous study, and formal examination. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP credential official recognition in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included within CISSP include security management practices, security design and test systems, connection control methodology, applications development security, operations security, physical security, encryption, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.

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ISSAP (Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals) Engineering Support for Secure System Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are consultants who have earned ISSAP accreditation after thorough testing and significant hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive knowledge of access management mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and DRP, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security consultants can help your company with all phases of architecture security.

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CISA Professional Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is an important achievement that represents expertise in network security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has consultants undergo an exhaustive examination given by the ISACA professional association. Progent offers the expertise of a CISA-certified security audit professional trained to assist businesses in the fields of information systems audit process, IT administration, network assets and architecture lifecycle, information technology service delivery, safeguarding data assets, and business continuity preparedness.

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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Support Expertise
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security professionals. GIAC's mission is to make sure that a certified security consultant has the skills needed to provide support in key categories of system, data, and program security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the United States NSA. Progent can provide the assistance of certified professionals for all of the security capabilities covered within GIAC certification topics including assessing security systems, security incident handling, intrusion detection, and web-based services security.

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