Viruses and hacking are continually growing in frequency and complexity. Risks include data loss caused by malicious intent; Internet-based viruses and directory harvest attacks; security breaches by inside sources; and intrusions designed for stealing or damaging important resources.

Progent's certified security consultants can assist you to defend your Apple Macintosh network by providing an array of services such as running security assessment, cleaning up after serious attacks, configuring firewalls, implementing safe offsite and wireless access, deploying proactive software for protection against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and developing a comprehensive security strategy appropriate for your business needs and IT environment.

Administering and updating virus prevention and discovery as well as the ability to restore critical systems requires an on-going campaign that entails a variety of technologies, processes, and guidelines. Progent's GIAC and CISSP-qualified security consultants can help you in your efforts to protect your IT network by offering consulting services ranging from security assessments to creating and executing a corporate-wide security plan. Progent offers affordable urgent and scheduled help both online and in person to help small and midsize businesses to configure and support secure cross-platform networks based on Apple Mac OS X, Linux, Windows, and Cisco technology.

Security Audits
Progent's seasoned security experts can perform extensive security audits on your Mac network by checking for missing security patches, security vulnerabilities, needlessly open ports, old user accounts, and password policy. During a security audit, Progent can in addition make an inventory of your network resources, uncover potential Trojans on servers and workstations, and find out if the operating system is publicizing too much information.

Progent can advise you about how to build protection into your business processes. Progent can deploy monitoring and security assessment utilities, define and install a secure network infrastructure, and recommend mechanisms and policies to optimize the security of your network. Progent's security consultants are available to help you to configure a firewall, facilitate protected offsite connectivity to email, files and applications, and establish virtual private networks.

Disaster Recovery and Virus Removal
Progent has expertise in restoring systems that have been compromised, are suspect, or have failed as a result of a security breach. Progent can assist you to assess the extent of the intrusion, recover information lost by the breach, and allow your organization to return quickly to normal operations. Progent's expertise with security issues minimizes your lost productivity and allows Progent to recommend efficient methods to prevent or defuse future attacks.

Security Strategy
Every business should have a carefully crafted security strategy that incorporates both proactive and response procedures. The protective or pre-attack strategy is a collection of steps that help to minimize vulnerabilities. The reactive or recovery plan enables security personnel to assess the impact of a security breach, fix any damage, record the experience, and get company functions back on line as quickly as feasible.

Progent's expert Apple Macintosh security engineers can help your company to perform a full risk assessment and document a computer security strategy to enact security policies and enforcement to defend against potential attacks.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Support
Progent can provide a Cisco CCIE network engineer or CCNP professional to assist you to select, configure, and maintain Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls. See more details about Cisco PIX Firewalls expertise.

Professional Consulting for Cisco Protection and Virtual Private Network Solutions
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) offer in-depth help for Cisco's entire line of security and VPN solutions including routers, switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, IDS systems, and VPN connection concentrator. See more details about Progent's consulting for Cisco protection and VPN products.

Other Firewall and Virtual Private Network Solutions
In addition to being expert in a wide array of security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small and mid-size companies top-level consulting for security products from other important firewall and Virtual Private Network suppliers. Consulting services offered by Progent include:

Managed Services for Spam Filtering and Protection against Email-borne Threats
Progent has partnered with Postini to offer small companies E-Mail Guard, a managed service that blocks spam, viruses, and Directory Harvest Attacks before they reach your corporate firewall. Learn more about Progent's E-Mail GuardSpam and Virus Blocking.

Unannounced Intrusion Assessment Consulting
Unannounced intrusion assessment is a vital technique for allowing organizations to understand how open their information systems are to serious threats by showing how thoroughly current network protection processes and technologies hold up against authorized but unannounced intrusion attempts instigated by veteran security specialists using advanced intrusion techniques. Get the details about Progent's Stealth Intrusion Testing Consulting.

CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) identifies the basic competencies and worldwide benchmarks of performance that information security managers are expected to achieve. It provides executive management the confidence that those who have been awarded their certification have the experience and skill to provide effective security administration and engineering support. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to help your organization in key security disciplines including data protection governance, risk assessment, data security process control, and crisis response support.

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CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professionals) Security Consulting Expertise
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security engineers who have been awarded CISSP certification as a result of verified professional work, rigorous study, and exhaustive testing. CISSP qualification recognizes mastery of an international standard for information security. American National Standards Institute has given the CISSP status accreditation in the field of IT security under ISO/IEC 17024. Fields of expertise included under CISSP include security administration practices, security design and models, connection permission methodology, software 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 Protected IT Architecture
Progent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP certification as a result of rigorous examination and substantial hands-on work with network security design. ISSAP consultants have comprehensive understanding of access control systems and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security specialists can help your business with all phases of secure network architecture.

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CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) Consulting Services
The CISA accreditation is a globally recognized achievement that signifies expertise in information system security auditing. Certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the CISA accreditation has candidates pass an exhaustive test administered by the ISACA international professional group. Progent can provide the expertise of a CISA-qualified security audit professional trained to assist companies in the fields of IS audit process, information technology enforcement, network assets and architecture lifecycle, information technology support, protecting data resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.

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GIAC Consulting Services
GIAC was established in 1999 to certify the knowledge of IT security experts. GIAC's goal is to verify that an accredited professional has the knowledge necessary to provide services in vital areas of network, information, and application software security. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and institutions all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent can provide the support of certified professionals for all of the security services covered within GIAC accreditation topics including auditing networks, security incident response, traffic analysis, and web-based application security.

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Depend on Progent for Computer Security Support
If you want Apple Mac OS X security support services, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or email

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