Viruses and malicious hacking are steadily increasing in frequency and complexity. Threats include data loss caused by malicious intent; web-based viruses, worms, and denial of service attacks; security compromises by internal sources; and intrusions designed for taking or destroying important assets.

Progent's certified security consultants can help your company to defend your Mac network by providing support services such as performing security assessment, recovering from virus and worm security breaches, setting up firewalls, designing safe remote and mobile connectivity, deploying automated monitors for protection against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and producing a comprehensive security strategy appropriate for your business needs and network environment.

Managing and updating intrusion prevention and detection as well as the ability to restore vital systems demands a continual campaign that involves a variety of tools, procedures, and guidelines. Progent's GIAC and CISSP-certified security consultants can assist you in your efforts to defend your information network by offering support offerings that run from security assessments to developing and implementing a comprehensive security plan. Progent offers affordable urgent and project-based help both online and on premise to help small companies to set up and support secure cross-platform IT environments powered by Mac OS X, UNIX, Linux, MS Windows, and Cisco products.

Security Evaluation
Progent's seasoned security engineers can perform extensive security audits on your Apple Macintosh network by detecting missing security patches, security holes, unnecessary open ports, old user accounts, and password policy. During a security audit, Progent can in addition perform an inventory of your company's network, uncover potential Trojans on servers and workstations, and find out if the OS is disclosing excessive information.

Progent can consult with you about how to design protection into your business operations. Progent can deploy scanning and security assessment software, define and install a protected network architecture, and propose mechanisms and policies to optimize the security of your information system. Progent's security experts are available to assist you to configure a firewall, facilitate protected offsite access to messaging, data and applications, and implement virtual private networks (VPNs).

Disaster Recovery and Virus Cleanup
Progent has experience in restoring computers that have been attacked, are suspect, or have crashed because a security breach. Progent can help you to evaluate the extent of the intrusion, recover information lost by the breach, and allow your business to get back rapidly to normal operations. Progent's expertise with security issues minimizes your lost productivity and allows Progent to suggest efficient ways to avoid or contain future attacks.

Security Planning
Every company should develop a carefully crafted security plan that includes both proactive and reactive plans. The proactive or defensive plan is a collection of mechanisms designed to minimize vulnerabilities. The response or recovery plan enables security personnel to evaluate the damage caused by an attack, fix any damage, record the event, and have business functions back on line as soon as feasible.

Progent's expert Apple Mac OS X security consultants can help your company to execute a full security evaluation and document a network security strategy to implement security policies and enforcement to minimize future threats.

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

Certified Support for Cisco Security and VPN Products
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and CCNP professionals can provide in-depth help for Cisco's entire line of security and Virtual Private Network products including routers, switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and Virtual Private Network access appliances. Learn more about Progent's expertise for Cisco protection and VPN products.

Additional Firewall and VPN Solutions
As well as being expert in a wide array of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco Systems, Progent can provide small and mid-size organizations expert support for technologies from other popular firewall and VPN vendors. Services offered by Progent include:

Outsourcing for Spam Filtering and Defense against Viruses and DHAs
Progent has partnered with Postini to offer small businesses E-Mail Guard, a managed service that blocks spam, viruses, and Denial of Service attacks before they can penetrate your defense perimeter. Learn more about Progent's E-Mail GuardSpam and Virus Blocking.

Unannounced Intrusion Assessment Consulting
Stealth intrusion assessment is a valuable technique for allowing businesses to determine how open their IT environments are to serious threats by revealing how effectively current corporate protection processes and mechanisms hold up to planned but unpublicized intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security engineers utilizing the latest hacking techniques. Read the details concerning Progent's Stealth Intrusion Testing Consulting.

CISM Security Support Services
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the core skills and international benchmarks of performance that computer security managers are required to achieve. It offers executive management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM possess the background and knowledge to offer efficient security management and engineering services. Progent can provide a CISM-certified consultant to help your organization in critical security disciplines such as data security governance, risk management, information security program management, and crisis handling management.

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CISSP Security Support Expertise
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security engineers who have earned CISSP status through verified experience, extensive study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP status official recognition in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge included within CISSP include security administration procedures, security architecture and test systems, access control systems, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, cryptography, communications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

Find out the details concerning Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) Consulting Assistance.

ISSAP Engineering Support for Secure System Architecture
Progent's ISSAP qualified security experts are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP status as a result of thorough examination and significant hands-on work with information security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess comprehensive knowledge of access control systems and methodologies, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can help your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.

Get the details about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected IT Infrastructure Engineering Services.

CISA Professional Expertise
The CISA credential is a prestigious qualification that represents mastery in IS security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation has candidates undergo an extensive examination given by the ISACA professional group. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-certified security audit professional able to help companies in the fields of IS audit services, IT governance, network assets and infrastructure planned useful life, IT support, protecting data resources, and disaster recovery planning.

Find out the details about Progent's CISA Consulting Services.

GIAC Consulting Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of IT security experts. GIAC's goal is to assure that a certified security consultant possesses the skills appropriate to deliver services in critical areas of network, information, and application program security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by companies and government organizations around the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent offers the assistance of GIAC certified professionals for all of the security capabilities addressed under GIAC accreditation topics including auditing perimeters, security incident handling, traffic analysis, and web-based application security.

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