Computer viruses and malicious hacking are continually growing in frequency and complexity. Threats include data loss as a result of malicious intent; web-based viruses and directory harvest attacks; security breaches by inside sources; and attacks designed for stealing or damaging important assets.

Progent's certified security consultants can assist your company to defend your Mac OS X environment by providing an array of services which include running security audits, recovering from virus and worm security breaches, setting up firewalls, designing protected offsite and wireless connectivity, installing automated monitors for defense against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and producing a company-wide security strategy that fits your business needs and IT environment.

Managing and updating virus protection and discovery along with the ability to restore critical IT resources calls for a continual campaign that involves an array of tools, procedures, and guidelines. Progent's GIAC and CISSP-qualified security engineers can help you in your attempts to protect your IT network by providing consulting services that run from security assessments to creating and implementing a corporate-wide security plan. Progent provides affordable urgent and project-based support both remotely and in person to help small businesses to set up and maintain secure cross-platform IT environments based on Apple Mac OS X, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Cisco technology.

Security Assessments
Progent's seasoned security engineers can carry out comprehensive security audits on your Mac network by detecting outdated or missing security patches, security vulnerabilities, needlessly open ports, unused user accounts, and password policy. As part of a security audit, Progent can in addition perform an inventory of your network resources, uncover hidden Trojans on servers and workstations, and find out whether the operating system is disclosing too much information.

Progent can consult with you concerning ways to design security into your business processes. Progent can deploy monitoring and auditing utilities, define and implement a secure network architecture, and recommend mechanisms and policies to maximize the security of your network. Progent's security consultants are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, establish protected offsite access to email, files and applications, and establish virtual private networks (VPNs).

Disaster Recovery and Virus Removal
Progent has experience in restoring computers that have been attacked, are suspect, or have crashed as a result of a security breach. Progent can assist your company to assess the extent of the intrusion, restore information lost by the breach, and allow your business to get back rapidly to normal. Progent's expertise with security issues reduces your lost productivity and enables Progent to propose proven ways to prevent or ameliorate future assaults.

Security Planning
Every company should develop a seriously thought out security plan that incorporates both protection and reactive plans. The protective or defensive plan is a collection of mechanisms designed to minimize exposure. The response or recovery strategy enables security personnel to evaluate the impact of a security breach, fix the damage, document the event, and have business operations back on line as soon as possible.

Progent's expert Apple Macintosh security engineers can help your company to perform a full risk analysis and define a computer security plan to implement security policies and enforcement to minimize potential threats.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Expertise
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist you to identify, configure, and maintain Cisco ASA and PIX Firewall appliances. Find out more about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services expertise.

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

Additional Firewall and VPN Consulting Services
As well as supporting a wide array of network security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small and mid-size organizations top-level engineering services for technologies from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network suppliers. Services available from Progent include:

Inbound and Outbound Spam and Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's email spam and content filtering platform that incorporates the technology of leading information security companies to deliver centralized management and world-class security for all your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a deeper level of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays inside your security perimeter.

Stealth Intrusion Assessment Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is a key technique for allowing companies to understand how exposed their IT environments are to real-world threats by showing how thoroughly existing corporate protection procedures and mechanisms hold up against authorized but unpublicized intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security specialists using the latest hacking methods. Get the details concerning Progent's Stealth Intrusion Testing Consulting.

CISM Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the basic competencies and worldwide standards of service that computer security professionals are required to achieve. It provides business management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM have the experience and knowledge to offer effective security administration and engineering services. Progent can provide a CISM-certified consultant to help your organization in critical security areas such as information security governance, vulnerability management, data protection process control, and crisis handling support.

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CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professionals) Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have earned CISSP accreditation as a result of demonstrated professional work, rigorous study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP qualification indicates expertise in an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise included under CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and models, access control methodology, applications development security, operations security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

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

ISSAP Engineering Support for Protected IT Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP qualified security experts are consultants who have earned ISSAP certification following rigorous examination and extensive hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive understanding of access management systems and techniques, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Find out additional details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Protected Network Architecture Engineering Services.

CISA Support Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is an important qualification that indicates mastery in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-qualified security audit consultant trained to assist companies in the areas of IS audit services, IT governance, systems and infrastructure planned useful life, IT support, safeguarding data resources, and disaster recovery planning.

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GIAC Consulting Services
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of information technology security experts. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and government organizations throughout the world including and the United States NSA. Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance consultants can provide support for any of the network security disciplines addressed under GIAC accreditation including evaluating infrastructure security mechanisms, event management and response, traffic analysis, web-based services security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions for compliance with government requirements for reporting events.

Learn more information about Progent's Global Information Assurance Certification Consulting Assistance.

Contact Progent for Network Security Support
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