Computer viruses and hacking are continually growing in volume and sophistication. Threats include information loss caused by malicious intent; Internet-based viruses and directory harvest attacks; security breaches by internal sources; and intrusions designed for taking or damaging valuable resources.

Progent's expert security consultants can assist you to defend your Apple Mac OS X network by offering support services such as performing security assessment, recovering from serious attacks, setting up firewalls, designing safe remote and mobile connectivity, deploying automated monitors for protection against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and creating a company-wide security strategy appropriate for your business needs and network environment.

Administering and coordinating virus prevention and detection along with the ability to recover vital IT resources calls for an on-going campaign that entails a variety of technologies, procedures, and guidelines. Progent's CISM and CISA-qualified security consultants can help you in your efforts to protect your information system by providing consulting services ranging from security audits to developing and implementing a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides economical emergency and scheduled support both online and in person to help small companies to set up and support secure multi-vendor networks based on Mac OS X, UNIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Cisco products.

Security Assessments
Progent's certified security consultants can perform extensive audits on your Mac OS X environment by detecting outdated or missing security patches, security holes, needlessly open ports, abandoned accounts, and password policy. During a security assessment, Progent can also make a detailed inventory of your company's network, uncover hidden Trojans on servers and workstations, and find out whether the operating system is disclosing too much information.

Preventive Measures
Progent can advise you concerning ways to design security into your business operations. Progent can deploy monitoring and auditing software, define and install a protected network architecture, and propose procedures and policies to maximize the security of your network. Progent's security consultants are ready to help you to configure a firewall, facilitate protected offsite access to email, files and programs, and implement virtual private networks.

Disaster Recovery and Virus Removal
Progent has experience in recovering computers that have been compromised, are suspect, or have failed as a result of a security breach. Progent can help you to assess the damage caused by the intrusion, restore information damaged by the attack, and enable your business to return rapidly to regular operations. Progent's experience with security solutions minimizes your lost productivity and allows Progent to suggest efficient methods to avoid or contain future assaults.

Security Strategy
Every company should have a seriously crafted security strategy that incorporates both proactive and response procedures. The proactive or defensive plan is a collection of mechanisms designed to minimize exposure. The reactive or post-attack strategy enables security personnel to evaluate the impact of an attack, repair any damage, document the event, and get business operations back on line as quickly as possible.

Progent's seasoned Mac security consultants can help your company to perform a comprehensive security evaluation and document a network security strategy to enact protection policies and controls to defend against potential attacks.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Consulting
Progent can give you access to a Cisco CCIE network engineer or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist your company to select, deploy, and support Cisco ASA Firewalls. Find out more about ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower consulting.

Certified Support for Cisco Protection and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and CCNP professionals can provide in-depth support for Cisco's entire line of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products including routers, Catalyst switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and Virtual Private Network connection appliances. Read more about Progent's consulting for Cisco protection and Virtual Private Network products.

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

Inbound and Outbound Spam and Virus Protection and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption solution that incorporates the services and infrastructure of leading information security companies to deliver web-based management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter.

Unannounced Penetration Assessment Consulting
Stealth penetration assessment is a vital mechanism for helping businesses to understand how open their information systems are to real-world attacks by testing how well current corporate protection procedures and mechanisms hold up against planned but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by veteran security engineers using advanced hacking methods. Find out more details about Progent's Unannounced Intrusion Assessment Consulting.

CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) Security Consulting Expertise
CISM defines the fundamental competencies and worldwide benchmarks of performance that IT security managers are expected to achieve. CISM offers executive management the confidence that those who have been awarded their CISM have the background and skill to offer efficient security administration and consulting services. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to help your organization in vital security areas including information protection governance, vulnerability management, information security program management, and incident handling management.

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CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professionals) Security Support Expertise
Progent's CISSP experts are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP accreditation as a result of demonstrated experience, extensive study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP Certification recognizes mastery of an international standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP status official recognition in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise covered under CISSP include security administration procedures, security architecture and test systems, connection permission systems, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and business continuity planning.

Find out additional details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Expertise.

ISSAP (Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals) Engineering Support for Secure IT Architecture
Progent's ISSAP qualified security experts are experts who have earned ISSAP certification following thorough examination and significant hands-on work with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive understanding of access management mechanisms and techniques, phone system and network security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security consultants can help your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Find out more information about Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure Network Architecture Engineering Support.

CISA Consulting Expertise
The CISA credential is a globally recognized qualification that signifies mastery in network security audit and control. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential has consultants pass an exhaustive examination given by the ISACA professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-qualified security audit engineer trained to help companies in the fields of IS audit services, information technology governance, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, information technology service delivery, protecting information assets, and disaster recovery planning.

Read additional details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor Consulting Expertise.

GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Professional Expertise
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of computer security experts. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations around the world including and the United States National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance specialists can provide support for all of the security capabilities covered within the GIAC accreditation such as evaluating network security mechanisms, incident management and response, traffic analysis, web services security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions for compliance with government mandates for reporting incidents.

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