Viruses and malicious hacking are continually increasing in volume and sophistication. Risks include data loss as a result of malicious intent; Internet-based viruses, worms, and denial of service attacks; security compromises by inside sources; and attacks aimed at stealing or destroying valuable resources.

Progent's expert security engineers can assist you to defend your Mac network by offering an array of services such as running security audits, recovering from serious attacks, setting up firewalls, designing protected remote and wireless access, deploying automated software for protection against viruses, worms, and denial of service attacks, and developing a company-wide security plan that fits your company goals and IT environment.

Managing and updating intrusion prevention and detection along with the ability to restore critical IT resources calls for an on-going campaign that involves a variety of tools, processes, and guidelines. Progent's CISM and CISA-certified security engineers can help you in your attempts to defend your information network by offering consulting services that run from security assessments to developing and implementing a comprehensive security strategy. Progent offers economical urgent and scheduled help both remotely and on site to assist small companies to set up and support secure multi-vendor IT environments powered by Mac, Linux, Windows, and Cisco products.

Security Assessments
Progent's seasoned security consultants can carry out comprehensive audits on your Apple Mac OS X environment by checking for outdated or missing security updates, security vulnerabilities, needlessly open ports, old accounts, and password policy. During a security audit, Progent can in addition perform an inventory of your company's network resources, detect potential Trojans on servers and workstations, and determine if the operating system is publicizing too much information.

Preventive Measures
Progent can consult with you about ways to build security into your business processes. Progent can install monitoring and auditing utilities, define and implement a secure network architecture, and recommend procedures and policies to optimize the safety of your information system. Progent's security consultants are available to help you to configure a firewall, establish protected offsite connectivity to messaging, files and programs, and establish virtual private networks (VPNs).

System Recovery and Virus Cleanup
Progent has expertise in restoring systems that have been compromised, are suspect, or have failed because a security breakdown. Progent can assist you to assess the damage caused by the intrusion, recover information lost by the breach, and enable your organization to get back rapidly to normal. Progent's experience with security solutions minimizes your downtime and allows Progent to suggest efficient ways to prevent or ameliorate future attacks.

Security Strategy
Every company ought to develop a seriously crafted security plan that incorporates both protection and response plans. The protective or pre-attack plan is a collection of steps that help to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive or recovery plan enables security staff to evaluate the damage caused by a security breach, fix any damage, record the experience, and have company operations back on line as quickly as possible.

Progent's expert Apple Mac OS X security consultants can help your organization to execute a comprehensive security assessment and document a computer security strategy to enact protection policies and controls to defend against potential threats.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Consulting
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or CCNP professional to help your company to identify, configure, and support Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls. Learn more about Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls support.

Certified Expertise for Cisco Protection and VPN Solutions
Progent's Cisco CCIE network engineers and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) offer world-class consulting for Cisco's entire line of security and Virtual Private Network (VPN) products including routers, Catalyst switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and Virtual Private Network access appliances. See more details about Progent's help for Cisco security and VPN products.

Additional Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solutions
As well as supporting a broad array of protection solutions available from Microsoft and Cisco Systems, Progent can provide small businesses top-level engineering services for solutions from other important firewall and 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 solution that uses the services and infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide web-based management and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks (DoAs), DHAs, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall.

Unannounced Penetration Assessment Consulting
Unannounced penetration testing is a vital technique for helping organizations to find out how open their information systems are to serious attacks by showing how well existing network protection processes and mechanisms stand up against authorized but unpublicized penetration efforts launched by seasoned security engineers utilizing the latest hacking techniques. Read more information about Progent's Stealth Intrusion Assessment Services.

CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) Security Consulting Services
CISM identifies the core competencies and worldwide benchmarks of performance that computer security managers are required to master. It offers business management the assurance that those who have been awarded their accreditation possess the experience and skill to provide effective security administration and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM expert to help your organization in vital security areas including data security governance, risk assessment, data protection process management, and incident response management.

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CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professionals) Security Consulting Services
Progent's CISSP experts are security specialists who have earned CISSP certification as a result of demonstrated experience, rigorous study, and formal testing. CISSP Certification recognizes expertise in an international standard for IT security. ANSI has granted the CISSP credential accreditation in the area of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of knowledge covered within CISSP include security management procedures, security architecture and models, access permission systems, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, encryption, communications, network security, and disaster recovery planning.

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ISSAP Consulting Services for Secure Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP qualified security experts are consultants who have earned ISSAP certification after rigorous testing and significant experience. field experience with network security design. ISSAP security experts have comprehensive understanding of access control systems and methodologies, telecommunications and network protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, BCP and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security consultants can assist your business with all phases of architecture security.

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CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) Professional Services
The Certified Information Systems Auditor credential is a prestigious qualification that represents expertise in information system security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA accreditation has candidates pass a comprehensive examination given by the ISACA international professional association. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-certified security audit professional able to help companies in the areas of information systems audit process, IT governance, systems and infrastructure lifecycle, information technology support, safeguarding information resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.

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GIAC Professional Services
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the skill of information technology security experts. GIAC's goal is to ensure that an accredited professional possesses the knowledge needed to deliver support in critical areas of system, information, and program security. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions throughout the world including and the United States NSA. Progent offers the assistance of GIAC certified professionals for any of the network security capabilities addressed within GIAC certification programs such as auditing security systems, incident response, intrusion detection, and web-based services security.

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Depend on Progent for Computer Security Support
If you're looking for Mac network security expertise, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or send email to apple-help@progent.com.
















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