Computer viruses and hacking are steadily increasing in volume and complexity. Threats include information loss caused by malicious intent; Internet-based viruses and directory harvest attacks; security breaches by inside sources; and intrusions designed for taking or damaging important assets.

Progent's expert security consultants can help you to defend your Mac network by providing an array of services which include performing security audits, recovering from serious security breaches, configuring firewalls, designing safe offsite and wireless connectivity, installing automated software for protection against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and developing a comprehensive security strategy that fits your company goals and network environment.

Managing and updating intrusion protection and discovery along with the capability to recover critical systems requires an on-going campaign that entails a variety of technologies, procedures, and policies. Progent's CISM and GIAC-certified security consultants can assist your company in your attempts to defend your information system by providing consulting services that run from security audits to developing and executing a comprehensive security plan. Progent offers affordable emergency and project-based support both online and in person to help small companies to set up and support safe cross-platform networks based on Apple Mac OS X, Linux, Windows, and Cisco technology.

Security Audits
Progent's seasoned security consultants can carry out extensive audits on your Mac network by detecting missing security updates, security holes, needlessly open ports, abandoned accounts, and password strength. During a security assessment, Progent can in addition perform a detailed inventory of your network resources, uncover hidden Trojans on networked computers, and find out if the OS is publicizing excessive information.

Progent can advise you about how to build protection into your business processes. Progent can install monitoring and security assessment software, define and implement a protected network architecture, and propose procedures and policies to maximize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, facilitate secure remote connectivity to messaging, files and applications, and establish VPNs.

System Recovery and Virus Removal
Progent has expertise in recovering computers that have been attacked, are under suspicion, or have failed as a result of a security breach. Progent can assist you to evaluate the extent of the attack, restore information lost during the attack, and enable your business to get back quickly to normal. Progent's expertise with security solutions reduces your downtime and enables Progent to propose proven ways to avoid or defuse future attacks.

Security Strategy
Every company should have a seriously thought out security plan that includes both proactive and reactive plans. The protective or defensive strategy is a set of steps that help to reduce exposure. The response or recovery strategy helps security staff to assess the damage caused by a security breach, fix the damage, record the experience, and get business functions back on line as quickly as feasible.

Progent's seasoned Apple Macintosh security consultants can help your organization to execute a comprehensive risk assessment and document a computer security plan to enact protection policies and enforcement to defend against potential threats.

Cisco PIX Firewalls Consulting
Progent can provide a Cisco CCIE network engineer or CCNP professional to assist your company to select, deploy, and support Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls. Find out more about Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls support.

Certified Help for Cisco Protection and VPN Solutions
Progent's Cisco CCIE network engineers and CCNP professionals offer world-class consulting for Cisco's entire range of security and Virtual Private Network solutions including integrated services routers, switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, IDS systems, and Virtual Private Network connection appliances. See more details about Progent's consulting for Cisco security and VPN solutions.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
As well as being expert in a broad array of network security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide small companies expert support for technologies from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network vendors. Consulting services available from Progent include:

Outsourcing for Spam Filtering and Protection against Viruses and DHAs
Progent has partnered with Postini to provide small companies E-Mail Guard, a managed service that blocks spam, viruses, and Denial of Service attacks before they arrive at your defense perimeter. Find out more about Progent's E-Mail GuardE-Mail Guard Spam and Virus Filtering.

Stealth Penetration Assessment Services
Stealth intrusion assessment is a valuable method for allowing companies to understand how vulnerable their networks are to real-world threats by revealing how well current corporate protection procedures and technologies stand up to planned but unannounced intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security engineers utilizing advanced hacking techniques. Get more details about Progent's Stealth Penetration Assessment Consulting.

CISM Security Support Services
Certified Information Security Manager defines the basic competencies and worldwide standards of service that information security managers are required to master. CISM provides business management the assurance that those who have earned their accreditation possess the experience and skill to offer effective security administration and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM expert to assist your organization in critical security areas including data security governance, risk assessment, data security process control, and crisis response support.

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CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professionals) Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have been awarded CISSP status as a result of demonstrated experience, extensive study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification recognizes mastery of a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential official recognition in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included within CISSP include security administration practices, security design and models, connection permission systems, software development security, operations security, hardware security, encryption, communications, network security, and business continuity planning.

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ISSAP (Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals) Consulting Services for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are experts who have earned ISSAP certification as a result of thorough testing and substantial experience. field experience with network security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access management systems and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security consultants can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

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CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) Professional Expertise
The CISA credential is a globally recognized qualification that represents expertise in information system security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential has consultants undergo an extensive test administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the services of a CISA-qualified security professional able to help companies in the fields of IS audit process, IT administration, network assets and infrastructure planned useful life, IT service delivery, safeguarding data assets, and business continuity planning.

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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Support Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to certify the skill of IT security professionals. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited professional possesses the knowledge appropriate to provide services in critical categories of network, information, and application software security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions around the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent offers the support of GIAC certified security engineers for all of the security disciplines addressed under GIAC certification programs including assessing perimeters, security incident handling, traffic analysis, and web services security.

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Depend on Progent for Computer Security Help
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