Viruses and hacking are steadily growing in volume and sophistication. Threats include information loss as a result of malicious intent; web-based viruses and directory harvest attacks; security compromises by internal sources; and attacks aimed at taking or damaging important resources.

Progent's expert security consultants can help your company to protect your Mac OS X environment by offering an array of services which include running security assessment, recovering from virus and worm attacks, configuring firewalls, implementing protected remote and wireless access, installing automated software for protection against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and developing a company-wide security plan appropriate for your business needs and IT environment.

Administering and coordinating intrusion protection and discovery as well as the capability to restore vital systems requires an on-going campaign that entails an array of technologies, processes, and guidelines. Progent's GIAC and CISSP-qualified security consultants can help your company in your attempts to defend your IT system by providing consulting offerings ranging from security audits to creating and implementing a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides economical emergency and scheduled help both online and on premise to assist small companies to set up and maintain secure cross-platform IT environments based on Mac OS X, UNIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Cisco products.

Security Assessments
Progent's certified security engineers can perform extensive security audits on your Apple Macintosh network by detecting missing security updates, security holes, unnecessary open ports, unused accounts, and password strength. As part of a security assessment, Progent can in addition perform an inventory of your network resources, detect potential Trojans on networked computers, and determine if the operating system is publicizing too much information.

Progent can advise you concerning ways to build security into your business processes. Progent can deploy monitoring and auditing utilities, define and implement a secure network architecture, and propose mechanisms and policies to optimize the security of your information system. Progent's security experts are ready to assist you to configure a firewall, establish protected offsite access to messaging, data and applications, and establish virtual private networks (VPNs).

System Recovery and Virus Cleanup
Progent has expertise in restoring systems that have been compromised, are under suspicion, or have failed as a result of a security breakdown. Progent can help your company to assess the damage caused by the attack, recover information lost during the attack, and allow your business to return quickly to regular operations. Progent's expertise with security issues reduces your lost productivity and allows Progent to suggest efficient ways to prevent or contain future assaults.

Security Strategy
Every organization ought to develop a seriously crafted security strategy that details both protection and response plans. The protective or pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps designed to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive or post-attack strategy helps security staff to assess the damage caused by a security breach, repair the damage, record the event, and have company functions back on line as quickly as feasible.

Progent's seasoned Mac OS X security consultants can assist your company to perform a full risk analysis and document a computer security strategy to enact security policies and controls to minimize future threats.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Expertise
Progent can provide a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist you to identify, deploy, and maintain Cisco PIX Firewall appliances. Learn more about Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls consulting.

Professional Expertise for Cisco Protection and VPN Products
Progent's Cisco CCIE network engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) offer in-depth consulting for Cisco's complete line of security and Virtual Private Network solutions including integrated services routers, switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, IDS systems, and VPN access appliances. Find out more about Progent's help for Cisco protection and VPN solutions.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
As well as supporting a wide array of security solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco Systems, Progent offers small companies expert consulting for solutions from other major firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) suppliers. Consulting services offered by Progent include:

Outsourcing for Spam Blocking and Defense against Email-borne Threats
Progent has partnered with Postini to provide small businesses E-Mail Guard, a managed service that stops spam and email-borne attacks before they can penetrate your corporate firewall. Find out more about Progent's E-Mail GuardE-Mail Guard Spam and Virus Blocking.

Stealth Intrusion Testing Services
Unannounced penetration testing is a vital method for helping organizations to determine how vulnerable their networks are to real-world attacks by showing how thoroughly current network security processes and mechanisms stand up against authorized but unannounced intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security specialists using the latest hacking methods. Learn additional information concerning Progent's Stealth Penetration Testing Consulting.

CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) Security Support Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the basic skills and worldwide benchmarks of performance that computer security professionals are required to achieve. It provides executive management the assurance that consultants who have earned their certification possess the experience and knowledge to offer effective security management and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM expert to assist your organization in key security disciplines such as information protection governance, vulnerability assessment, data protection program control, and incident response management.

Learn more information about Progent's Certified Information Security Manager Security Consulting Assistance.

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professionals) Security Support Services
Progent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have earned CISSP status as a result of verified professional work, rigorous study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for IT security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status accreditation in the area of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise covered within CISSP include security management procedures, security design and test systems, access permission systems, software development security, operations security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications, Internet security, and business continuity planning.

Find out additional details about Progent's CISSP Consulting Expertise.

ISSAP Consulting Support for Secure System Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are consultants who have earned ISSAP accreditation as a result of thorough testing and significant experience. field experience with information security design. ISSAP consultants have in-depth knowledge of access control mechanisms and methodologies, telecommunications and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security consultants can help your company with all aspects of architecture security.

Learn more information about Progent's ISSAP Accredited Protected System Infrastructure Consulting Assistance.

CISA Professional Services
The CISA credential is an important achievement that signifies mastery in IS security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that candidates pass a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-qualified security consultant trained to help companies in the areas of information systems audit services, IT administration, network assets and infrastructure lifecycle, information technology service delivery, safeguarding data resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.

Find out additional information about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Services.

GIAC Professional Expertise
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of network security engineers. GIAC's mission is to verify that a certified security consultant possesses the knowledge needed to deliver support in important categories of network, data, and program security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations all over the world including and the United States NSA. Progent can provide the help of GIAC certified security engineers for any of the network security disciplines covered under GIAC accreditation programs such as auditing networks, security incident response, intrusion detection, and web application security.

Get more information about Progent's Global Information Assurance Certification Support Assistance.

Depend on Progent for Network Security Expertise
If you want Mac computer security support services, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or email

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