Computer viruses and malicious hacking are steadily increasing in frequency and complexity. Risks include data loss caused by malicious intent; web-based viruses and directory harvest attacks; security breaches by inside sources; and attacks designed for taking or destroying important assets.

Progent's certified security engineers can help your company to defend your Mac OS X network by offering an array of services which include performing security assessment, cleaning up after virus and worm security breaches, configuring firewalls, designing protected remote and mobile connectivity, deploying proactive software for protection against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and developing a comprehensive security strategy that fits your business needs and IT environment.

Administering and coordinating virus prevention and discovery along with the capability to recover vital systems demands an on-going effort that involves an array of tools, processes, and guidelines. Progent's CISM and CISA-qualified security engineers can help you in your efforts to protect your IT network by providing consulting services ranging from security audits to developing and executing a comprehensive security plan. Progent provides economical urgent and scheduled support both online and in person to assist small and midsize companies to set up and support safe multi-vendor networks powered by Apple Macintosh, Linux, Windows, and Cisco technology.

Security Evaluation
Progent's certified security experts can perform extensive audits on your Apple Mac OS X network by checking for missing security updates, security vulnerabilities, needlessly open ports, old accounts, and password strength. During a security evaluation, Progent can in addition make a detailed inventory of your network resources, detect potential Trojans on networked computers, and find out whether the operating system is disclosing too much information.

Preventive Measures
Progent can consult with you about ways to design security into your business operations. Progent can install monitoring and security assessment software, define and install a secure network architecture, and propose mechanisms and policies to optimize the security of your information system. Progent's security consultants are ready to help you to configure a firewall, facilitate protected remote access to messaging, data and programs, and implement virtual private networks.

System Recovery and Virus Cleanup
Progent has expertise in restoring systems that have been attacked, are under suspicion, or have failed as a result of a security breach. Progent can help you to assess the extent of the intrusion, restore information lost by the attack, and allow your business to return rapidly to regular operations. Progent's expertise with security solutions reduces your downtime and enables Progent to propose efficient methods to avoid or ameliorate future attacks.

Security Planning
Every business ought to have a carefully thought out security plan that incorporates both protection and response plans. The protective or defensive plan is a collection of steps that help to reduce vulnerabilities. The response or recovery strategy enables security staff to assess the damage caused by a security breach, fix any damage, record the experience, and get company operations running as quickly as feasible.

Progent's seasoned Mac OS X security engineers can help your organization to perform a comprehensive security assessment and document a computer security strategy to implement protection policies and controls to defend against future threats.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Expertise
Progent can give you access to a Cisco CCIE network engineer or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist you to select, configure, and support Cisco ASA and PIX Firewall appliances. Learn more about ASA Firewalls with Firepower consulting.

Professional Expertise for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent's Cisco CCIE network engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) can provide world-class help for Cisco's complete range of security and Virtual Private Network solutions including routers, switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and Virtual Private Network connection concentrator. Read more about Progent's consulting for Cisco protection and VPN products.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Technologies
As well as being expert in a wide range of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide small and mid-size businesses expert consulting for solutions from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network suppliers. Services offered by Progent include:

Spam and Virus Filtering and Email Encryption
Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption platform that uses the technology of top information security companies to deliver web-based control and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall.

Unannounced Penetration Assessment Consulting
Unannounced penetration testing is a vital technique for allowing companies to determine how vulnerable their information systems are to serious threats by revealing how well current corporate security policies and technologies stand up against planned but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security specialists utilizing the latest hacking techniques. Read additional details about Progent's Stealth Penetration Assessment Consulting.

CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) Security Consulting Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the fundamental competencies and international standards of service that IT security professionals are expected to achieve. It provides executive management the assurance that those who have been awarded their CISM have the experience and skill to provide efficient security management and engineering services. Progent can offer a CISM-certified support professional to assist your enterprise in critical security disciplines such as data security governance, risk management, data protection process control, and incident handling support.

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CISSP Security Consulting Services
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security specialists who have earned CISSP accreditation through demonstrated professional work, extensive study, and exhaustive examination. CISSP qualification recognizes expertise in an international standard for information security. ANSI has given the CISSP status accreditation in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered within CISSP include security administration practices, security design and test systems, access permission systems, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, cryptography, telecommunications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

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ISSAP (Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals) Engineering Support for Protected Network Architecture
Progent's ISSAP qualified security experts are experts who have been awarded ISSAP accreditation as a result of thorough examination and substantial hands-on work with information security design. ISSAP security experts have comprehensive knowledge of access control systems and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure protection, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can help your business with all aspects of architecture security.

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CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) Support Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation is an important qualification that represents mastery in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has candidates undergo a comprehensive test given by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-qualified security audit engineer able to help businesses in the fields of IS audit services, IT enforcement, network assets and architecture planned useful life, IT service delivery, safeguarding information resources, and business continuity planning.

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GIAC Consulting Expertise
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to certify the skill of network security experts. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency. Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance consultants can provide expertise with all of the network security services covered under GIAC accreditation including evaluating network security mechanisms, incident handling, traffic analysis, web services security and SIEM solutions for compliance with government mandates for promptly reporting security events.

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