Viruses and hacking are continually growing in volume and complexity. Threats include information loss caused by malicious intent; web-based viruses, worms, and denial of service attacks; security compromises by internal sources; and intrusions designed for stealing or damaging valuable resources.

Progent's certified security engineers can help you to defend your Apple Mac OS X network by offering support services such as performing security assessment, recovering from virus and worm security breaches, setting up firewalls, implementing safe remote and mobile connectivity, installing proactive software for defense against viruses, worms, and denial of service attacks, and developing a comprehensive security plan that fits your business needs and IT environment.

Managing and coordinating virus protection and detection along with the capability to restore vital IT resources demands a continual effort that involves an array of technologies, procedures, and policies. Progent's CISM and CISA-qualified security consultants can help your company in your efforts to defend your IT system by offering consulting services ranging from security audits to developing and implementing a comprehensive security plan. Progent offers affordable urgent and project-based support both remotely and on premise to assist small and midsize companies to set up and maintain safe cross-platform IT environments powered by Mac, UNIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Cisco products.

Security Assessments
Progent's seasoned security consultants can carry out comprehensive audits on your Mac OS X environment by checking for missing security updates, security holes, needlessly open ports, unused accounts, and password policy. During a security assessment, Progent can in addition perform an inventory of your company's network, detect potential Trojans on servers and workstations, and find out whether the OS is disclosing excessive information.

Preventive Measures
Progent can advise you concerning ways to design protection into your business processes. Progent can deploy scanning and security assessment utilities, define and install a protected network architecture, and propose mechanisms and policies to optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security consultants are available to assist you to configure a firewall, facilitate secure remote access to email, data and applications, and implement 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 breakdown. Progent can help you to evaluate the extent of the attack, recover data damaged by the attack, and allow your business to return quickly to normal operations. Progent's experience with security issues minimizes your downtime and enables Progent to suggest proven strategies to prevent or ameliorate future attacks.

Security Strategy
Every company should develop a seriously thought out security strategy that includes both protection and reactive plans. The proactive or defensive strategy is a collection of mechanisms that help to reduce exposure. The response or recovery plan helps security staff to assess the damage caused by a security breach, repair the damage, document the experience, and get company operations back on line as quickly as feasible.

Progent's seasoned Apple Mac OS X security consultants can help your organization to perform a comprehensive security evaluation and define a computer security strategy to enact protection policies and enforcement to minimize potential threats.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Expertise
Progent can give you access to a Cisco CCIE network engineer or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to help you to identify, configure, and support Cisco PIX and ASA Firewall appliances. Find out more about Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls support.

Professional Help for Cisco Protection and Virtual Private Network Products
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and CCNP professionals offer in-depth support for Cisco's complete range of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions including integrated services routers, switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and Virtual Private Network connection appliances. See more details about Progent's consulting for Cisco protection and VPN technology.

Other Firewall and VPN Technologies
As well as being expert in a broad array of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide small and mid-size companies expert support for solutions from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Consulting services available from Progent include:

Spam and Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption solution that incorporates the services and infrastructure of top information security vendors to deliver centralized management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway appliance to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays inside your security perimeter.

Unannounced Intrusion Testing Services
Unannounced intrusion testing is a valuable method for helping companies to understand how exposed their networks are to serious attacks by revealing how well current network protection processes and technologies hold up against planned but unpublicized penetration efforts instigated by veteran security specialists utilizing the latest hacking methods. Find out additional details about Progent's Unannounced Intrusion Testing Consulting.

CISM Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the core skills and international standards of service that information security managers are required to master. It provides business management the assurance that those who have been awarded their certification have the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security management and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM consultant to help your organization in critical security disciplines such as data protection governance, vulnerability assessment, data security program management, and incident handling management.

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CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professionals) Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have earned CISSP status through demonstrated professional work, extensive study, and formal testing. CISSP qualification indicates mastery of an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise covered within CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and models, access control systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, communications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

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ISSAP Engineering Services for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are consultants who have earned ISSAP status after thorough testing and substantial experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP consultants possess comprehensive understanding of access management mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can help your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.

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CISA Professional Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a prestigious achievement that indicates expertise in information system security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential has candidates undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-qualified security consultant trained to help businesses in the fields of information systems audit services, information technology enforcement, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology service delivery, protecting information assets, and business continuity preparedness.

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GIAC Professional Services
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of network security professionals. GIAC's goal is to verify that a certified professional has the skills needed to provide services in important categories of network, information, and application program security. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the assistance of GIAC certified professionals for all of the security services addressed under GIAC accreditation programs including assessing security systems, security incident handling, traffic analysis, and web-based application security.

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Contact Progent for Computer Security Help
If you need Apple Macintosh security consulting, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or email

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