Computer viruses and hacking are steadily increasing in frequency and complexity. Risks include information loss caused by malicious intent; Internet-based viruses and directory harvest attacks; security breaches by inside sources; and intrusions aimed at taking or damaging valuable assets.

Progent's expert security engineers can assist you to defend your Apple Mac OS X network by offering support services such as running security assessment, recovering from serious security breaches, configuring firewalls, designing protected offsite and wireless access, deploying automated software for defense against viruses, worms, and denial of service attacks, and producing a company-wide security plan appropriate for your business needs and network environment.

Managing and updating virus protection and discovery as well as the capability to recover vital systems calls for an on-going campaign that involves an array of technologies, processes, and policies. Progent's CISM and GIAC-certified security consultants can assist you in your attempts to protect your information system by providing support offerings that run from security assessments to creating and executing a comprehensive security plan. Progent offers affordable emergency and project-based help both online and on site to assist small companies to set up and support safe cross-platform networks powered by Mac OS X, UNIX, Linux, MS Windows, and Cisco technology.

Security Evaluation
Progent's seasoned security engineers can carry out extensive audits on your Mac network by checking for outdated or missing security updates, security holes, unnecessary open ports, unused accounts, and password strength.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, uncover hidden Trojans on servers and workstations, and determine whether the OS is disclosing excessive information.

Preventive Measures
Progent can consult with you concerning how to build security into your business operations. Progent can install scanning and auditing software, plan and implement a secure network infrastructure, and propose mechanisms and policies to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are available to help you to configure a firewall, facilitate protected offsite connectivity to email, files and programs, and implement VPNs.

Disaster Recovery and Virus Cleanup
Progent has experience in restoring systems that have been compromised, are suspect, or have failed as a result of a security breach. Progent can assist your company to assess the damage caused by the attack, recover information damaged during the attack, and enable your business to return quickly to normal. Progent's expertise with security solutions minimizes your downtime and allows Progent to propose proven strategies to prevent or contain future attacks.

Security Strategy
Every organization should develop a carefully crafted security strategy that incorporates both proactive and reactive procedures. The proactive or pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that help to minimize exposure. The response or recovery plan enables security personnel to evaluate the damage caused by a security breach, repair any damage, document the experience, and have company operations back on line as quickly as possible.

Progent's seasoned Apple Mac OS X security engineers can assist you to execute a full risk analysis and define a computer security plan to implement protection policies and enforcement to minimize potential attacks.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Support
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to help your company to select, configure, and maintain Cisco ASA Firewalls. Find out more about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower expertise.

Certified Support for Cisco Security and VPN Solutions
Progent's Cisco CCIE network engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) offer in-depth consulting services for Cisco's entire range of security and VPN solutions including routers, switches, firewalls, IDS systems, and Virtual Private Network access concentrator. See more details about Progent's expertise for Cisco security and Virtual Private Network products.

Additional Firewall and VPN Technologies
As well as supporting a broad range of network security solutions from Microsoft and Cisco Systems, Progent offers small organizations top-level engineering services for technologies from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Services offered by Progent include:

Spam and Virus Protection and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's email security solution that uses the technology of leading data security companies to provide web-based management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the local gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your security perimeter.

Unannounced Intrusion Assessment Services
Stealth penetration testing is a valuable method for allowing companies to find out how vulnerable their IT environments are to potential threats by showing how thoroughly current network security procedures and technologies hold up against planned but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by veteran security specialists using the latest hacking methods. Read the details about Progent's Unannounced Intrusion Testing Services.

CISM Security Support Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the core skills and international benchmarks of service that information technology security managers are expected to master. It provides executive management the confidence that consultants who have earned their certification possess the background and skill to offer effective security management and consulting support. Progent can provide a CISM expert to help your enterprise in critical security disciplines such as information protection governance, risk assessment, information protection program control, and incident handling management.

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CISSP Security Consulting Services
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP status through verified experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification indicates mastery of an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status official recognition in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise covered within CISSP include security management practices, security design and test systems, access permission methodology, software development security, operations security, physical security, encryption, communications, Internet security, and disaster recovery planning.

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ISSAP Consulting Support for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP certified security consultants are experts who have been awarded ISSAP accreditation as a result of rigorous testing and substantial experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP security experts have acquired comprehensive knowledge of access control mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

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CISA Consulting Services
The CISA credential is a prestigious qualification that represents expertise in IS security auditing. Accredited by ANSI, the CISA credential has candidates pass an exhaustive test given by the ISACA professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-qualified security audit consultant trained to help businesses in the fields of information systems audit services, IT enforcement, network assets and architecture lifecycle, IT support, protecting data resources, and business continuity planning.

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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Services
GIAC was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security professionals. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited security consultant has the knowledge needed to deliver support in important areas of network, information, and software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and government organizations all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the support of certified consultants for all of the network security capabilities addressed within GIAC certification topics including assessing perimeters, security incident response, intrusion detection, and web application security.

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