Viruses and malicious hacking are steadily increasing in volume and sophistication. Threats include data loss as a result of malicious intent; Internet-based attacks; security breaches by internal sources; and intrusions aimed at taking or damaging valuable assets.

Progent's expert security consultants can assist you to protect your Apple Macintosh environment by providing an array of services such as performing security assessment, cleaning up after virus and worm security breaches, setting up firewalls, implementing protected remote and wireless access, deploying proactive monitors for defense against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and developing a comprehensive security plan appropriate for your business needs and IT environment.

Managing and coordinating intrusion prevention and detection as well as the ability to restore critical IT resources requires a continual effort that entails a variety of technologies, procedures, and guidelines. Progent's CISM and CISA-certified security consultants can assist your company in your attempts to protect your information network by offering consulting services that run from security assessments to developing and implementing a comprehensive security strategy. Progent offers economical emergency and scheduled support both remotely and in person to help small and midsize companies to set up and maintain secure multi-vendor networks based on Mac, Linux, Windows, and Cisco products.

Security Audits
Progent's certified security consultants can perform extensive audits on your Mac network by detecting missing security patches, security holes, unnecessary open ports, old user accounts, and password policy. During a security evaluation, Progent can in addition make an inventory of your company's network, uncover hidden Trojans on servers and workstations, and determine whether the operating system is disclosing too much information.

Progent can advise you concerning ways to build protection into your business processes. Progent can install monitoring and auditing utilities, plan and implement 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 connectivity to email, files and applications, and establish virtual private networks (VPNs).

System Recovery and Virus Removal
Progent has expertise in restoring systems that have been compromised, are under suspicion, or have failed as a result of a security breach. Progent can assist your company to assess the extent of the attack, restore data damaged by the attack, and enable your organization to return rapidly to normal operations. Progent's experience with security issues reduces your downtime and enables Progent to recommend proven ways to avoid or contain future assaults.

Security Strategy
Every organization should have a seriously thought out security plan that details both proactive and reactive procedures. The protective or defensive strategy is a collection of steps that help to minimize vulnerabilities. The response or recovery strategy enables security staff to assess the damage caused by a security breach, fix the damage, document the event, and have business operations running as quickly as possible.

Progent's seasoned Apple Mac OS X security engineers can help you to execute a full risk evaluation and document a computer security strategy to enact protection policies and enforcement to minimize future attacks.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Support
Progent can provide a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or CCNP professional to assist you to select, configure, and maintain Cisco ASA Firewalls. Learn more about Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower Services expertise.

Certified Help for Cisco Security and VPN Solutions
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and CCNP professionals can provide world-class support for Cisco's entire range of security and Virtual Private Network products including routers, Catalyst switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and VPN access concentrator. Read more about Progent's consulting for Cisco security and Virtual Private Network products.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
As well as supporting a broad array of security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small companies top-level consulting for solutions from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) vendors. Consulting services available from Progent include:

Inbound and Outbound Spam and Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption platform that incorporates the services and infrastructure of leading data security vendors to provide web-based control and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The local gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays inside your security perimeter.

Unannounced Penetration Assessment Services
Unannounced penetration testing is a key mechanism for helping companies to determine how vulnerable their networks are to potential threats by revealing how thoroughly current network protection procedures and technologies stand up to planned but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by veteran security engineers using the latest hacking techniques. Find out more details about Progent's Unannounced Penetration Testing Consulting.

CISM Security Support Expertise
CISM defines the basic competencies and international benchmarks of service that information security professionals are expected to master. CISM offers executive management the confidence that those who have been awarded their certification possess the background and knowledge to offer efficient security administration and consulting support. Progent can offer a CISM-certified support professional to assist your organization in vital security disciplines including information security governance, risk assessment, information security program control, and incident response support.

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CISSP Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP consultants are security specialists who have earned CISSP accreditation through verified experience, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has granted the CISSP status accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of knowledge covered within CISSP include security management practices, security design and test systems, connection permission methodology, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, encryption, communications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

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ISSAP (Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals) Engineering Support for Secure System Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP certified security experts are experts who have earned ISSAP certification as a result of rigorous examination and significant experience. field experience with information security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access control mechanisms and techniques, telecommunications and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your company with all aspects of secure network architecture.

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CISA Professional Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is a prestigious achievement that represents expertise in information system security auditing. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo an exhaustive test administered by the ISACA professional group. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-qualified security audit consultant able to help companies in the fields of IS audit process, IT governance, network assets and infrastructure planned useful life, IT service delivery, safeguarding data assets, and disaster recovery preparedness.

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GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Consulting Expertise
GIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of information technology security professionals. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and institutions throughout the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance consultants offer support for all of the security capabilities addressed within the GIAC accreditation such as auditing infrastructure security mechanisms, incident handling, intrusion detection, web services security and SIEM solutions for compliance with regulatory requirements for reporting events.

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Get in Touch with Progent for Network Security Consulting Services
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