Viruses and hacking are steadily increasing in frequency and complexity. Threats include information loss caused by malicious intent; Internet-based viruses, worms, and denial of service attacks; security compromises by internal sources; and attacks designed for taking or damaging valuable resources.

Progent's expert security consultants can help your company to defend your Mac OS X environment by offering an array of services which include running security assessment, cleaning up after serious security breaches, setting up firewalls, designing protected offsite and mobile connectivity, installing automated software for defense against email and web-borne attacks, and developing a comprehensive security strategy that fits your business needs and IT environment.

Managing and updating virus protection and detection as well as the capability to restore critical IT resources demands a continual effort that involves an array of technologies, procedures, and guidelines. Progent's CISM and CISA-qualified security engineers can help you in your attempts to defend your IT network by providing consulting services that run from security audits to creating and executing a comprehensive security strategy. Progent offers economical urgent and project-based support both remotely and in person to assist small and midsize businesses to set up and support safe multi-vendor IT environments powered by Apple Mac OS X, UNIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Cisco technology.

Security Assessments
Progent's certified security consultants can carry out comprehensive security audits on your Apple Macintosh network by detecting outdated or missing security patches, security vulnerabilities, unnecessary open ports, unused user accounts, and password strength. As part of a security assessment, Progent can in addition make an inventory of your network resources, detect potential Trojans on networked computers, and find out if the operating system is publicizing excessive information.

Preventive Measures
Progent can consult with you about ways to build security into your business operations. Progent can install monitoring and security assessment utilities, define and implement a secure network architecture, and propose mechanisms and policies to optimize the safety of your information system. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to configure a firewall, establish secure remote access to messaging, data and applications, and implement virtual private networks (VPNs).

System Recovery and Virus Cleanup
Progent has expertise in recovering systems that have been attacked, are under suspicion, or have crashed as a result of a security breakdown. Progent can assist your company to evaluate the extent of the attack, restore data damaged by the breach, and allow your business to return quickly to normal operations. Progent's expertise with security engineering minimizes your lost productivity and allows Progent to propose efficient ways to prevent or defuse future attacks.

Security Planning
Every business ought to have a seriously crafted security strategy that includes both proactive and reactive procedures. The protective or pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps designed to reduce vulnerabilities. The reactive or post-attack plan helps security staff to assess the impact of an attack, repair any damage, document the event, and get company operations back on line as quickly as possible.

Progent's seasoned Apple Mac OS X security engineers can assist your company to perform a full security analysis and document a computer security plan to enact protection policies and enforcement to minimize future attacks.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Expertise
Progent can provide a Cisco CCIE network engineer or CCNP professional to help your company to identify, deploy, and support Cisco ASA Firewall appliances. See more details about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower expertise.

Certified Help for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Products
Progent's Cisco CCIE network engineers and CCNP professionals can provide world-class consulting for Cisco's complete line of security and Virtual Private Network products including integrated services routers, Catalyst switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, IDS systems, and Virtual Private Network access appliances. Read more about Progent's expertise for Cisco protection and VPN solutions.

Additional Firewall and VPN Technologies
In addition to supporting a broad range of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small businesses top-level engineering services for security products from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Consulting services offered by Progent include:

Spam and Virus Protection and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that incorporates the technology of top data security companies to provide centralized control and world-class security for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway appliance to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to external attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter.

Stealth Intrusion Assessment Consulting
Stealth intrusion testing is a valuable mechanism for allowing organizations to find out how exposed their IT systems are to real-world threats by revealing how effectively existing corporate protection procedures and mechanisms hold up to planned but unannounced penetration efforts launched by veteran security specialists using the latest hacking methods. Learn additional details about Progent's Stealth Intrusion Assessment Consulting.

CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the basic competencies and international standards of performance that IT security professionals are required to achieve. It offers business management the confidence that those who have earned their CISM possess the experience and knowledge to offer efficient security administration and consulting services. Progent can offer a CISM-certified consultant to help your enterprise in key security areas such as information protection governance, vulnerability management, information security process management, and crisis response management.

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CISSP Security Consulting Expertise
Progent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have earned CISSP accreditation as a result of verified professional work, extensive study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP qualification indicates expertise in an international standard for information security. ANSI has granted the CISSP status accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge included under CISSP include security administration procedures, security architecture and test systems, access control methodology, software development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

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ISSAP (Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals) Engineering Services for Secure Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP certification as a result of rigorous testing and substantial experience. field experience with information security architecture. ISSAP security experts have acquired in-depth knowledge of access control systems and techniques, telecommunications and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can assist your company with all phases of secure network architecture.

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CISA Professional Expertise
The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is an important qualification that indicates mastery in IS security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential has candidates pass an exhaustive examination given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent offers the services of a CISA-certified security consultant able to help businesses in the areas of information systems audit services, information technology administration, network assets and architecture lifecycle, information technology support, protecting information 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 skill of information technology security professionals. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance specialists offer expertise with any of the network security disciplines covered under GIAC certification such as evaluating infrastructure vulnerability, security incident management and response, intrusion detection, web application security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions for compliance with government mandates for promptly reporting security events.

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