Viruses and hacking are steadily increasing in frequency and sophistication. Threats include information loss caused by malicious intent; web-based attacks; security compromises by inside sources; and attacks aimed at taking or damaging important assets.

Progent's certified security engineers can help you to protect your Mac network by offering support services which include running security assessment, recovering from virus and worm attacks, setting up firewalls, designing safe offsite and wireless connectivity, installing automated monitors for protection against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and producing a comprehensive security plan that fits your business needs and network environment.

Managing and updating virus protection and detection along with the ability to recover critical IT resources calls for an on-going effort that entails a variety of tools, processes, and policies. Progent's CISM and GIAC-qualified security consultants can help your company in your attempts to defend your information system by providing support services ranging from security audits to developing and executing a comprehensive security strategy. Progent provides affordable emergency and project-based help both remotely and on premise to help small companies to set up and maintain safe multi-vendor networks based on Apple Macintosh, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Cisco products.

Security Audits
Progent's certified security consultants can carry out extensive security audits on your Mac environment by detecting outdated or missing security updates, security vulnerabilities, unnecessary open ports, unused accounts, and password policy. During a security audit, Progent can also perform an inventory of your company's network, uncover potential Trojans on servers and workstations, and determine whether the operating system is disclosing excessive information.

Progent can advise you about ways to design security into your business processes. Progent can install scanning and security assessment utilities, plan and implement a protected network infrastructure, and propose mechanisms and policies to maximize the security of your network. Progent's security consultants are available to assist you to configure a firewall, establish protected offsite connectivity to email, files and applications, and implement virtual private networks (VPNs).

System Recovery and Virus Removal
Progent has expertise in restoring computers that have been compromised, are under suspicion, or have crashed because a security breach. Progent can assist you to evaluate the damage caused by the attack, restore data lost during the breach, and allow your organization to return rapidly to regular operations. Progent's experience with security solutions reduces your lost productivity and enables Progent to propose proven strategies to prevent or contain future assaults.

Security Strategy
Every organization ought to have a seriously thought out security strategy that incorporates both proactive and response plans. The proactive or pre-attack plan is a collection of mechanisms designed to minimize exposure. The reactive or post-attack plan enables security staff to assess the damage caused by a security breach, repair any damage, document the event, and have company functions back on line as soon as feasible.

Progent's expert Apple Mac OS X security consultants can help you to perform a full risk evaluation and document a network security plan to implement protection policies and controls to minimize future threats.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls Support
Progent can provide a Cisco CCIE network engineer or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist your company to identify, configure, and support Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls. Find out more about Cisco PIX Firewalls expertise.

Professional Support for Cisco Security and Virtual Private Network Products
Progent's Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) and Cisco Certified Network Professionals (CCNPs) offer in-depth consulting services for Cisco's complete line of security and Virtual Private Network products including integrated services routers, Catalyst switches, PIX and ASA firewalls, IDS systems, and VPN access concentrator. Learn more about Progent's expertise for Cisco protection and VPN products.

Other Firewall and VPN Technologies
In addition to being expert in a broad array of security technologies available from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent can provide small companies top-level support for products from other popular firewall and Virtual Private Network vendors. Support services available from Progent include:

Outsourcing for Spam Blocking and Defense against Viruses and DHAs
Progent has partnered with Postini to offer small businesses E-Mail Guard, a managed service that stops spam, viruses, and Denial of Service attacks before they reach your corporate firewall. Learn more about Progent's E-Mail GuardSpam and Virus Blocking.

Unannounced Penetration Testing Services
Stealth penetration testing is a key mechanism for helping organizations to determine how open their IT environments are to real-world attacks by showing how thoroughly existing corporate security policies and technologies stand up against authorized but unannounced intrusion attempts launched by seasoned security engineers utilizing advanced intrusion techniques. Read the details concerning Progent's Unannounced Penetration Assessment Consulting.

CISM Security Consulting Services
Certified Information Security Manager identifies the core competencies and worldwide benchmarks of performance that IT security managers are required to master. CISM offers executive management the confidence that those who have earned their CISM possess the experience and knowledge to provide efficient security management and engineering services. Progent can provide a CISM support professional to assist your organization in critical security areas including information security governance, vulnerability management, information protection process control, and crisis response support.

Get more information concerning Progent's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Security Consulting Services.

CISSP Security Consulting Services
Progent's Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) are security specialists who have earned CISSP certification as a result of verified professional work, rigorous study, and formal examination. CISSP Certification indicates mastery of a worldwide standard for IT security. ANSI has given the CISSP status accreditation in the field of information security under ISO/IEC 17024. Areas of expertise included within CISSP include security management practices, security design and test systems, access control systems, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, encryption, communications, network security, and business continuity planning.

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ISSAP Engineering Services for Protected Network Infrastructure
Progent's ISSAP qualified security consultants are experts who have been awarded ISSAP certification as a result of thorough examination and substantial hands-on work with information security design. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access control systems and techniques, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can help your business with all phases of secure network architecture.

Learn the details concerning Progent's ISSAP Certified Secure System Architecture Engineering Services.

CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) Support Expertise
The CISA accreditation is a prestigious qualification that represents expertise in IS security audit and control. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential has consultants undergo an extensive test given by the ISACA international professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-qualified security engineer trained to help companies in the areas of IS audit services, information technology administration, network assets and infrastructure planned useful life, information technology support, safeguarding data assets, and disaster recovery preparedness.

Find out the details about Progent's Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Consulting Expertise.

GIAC Consulting Services
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the skill of computer security engineers. GIAC's goal is to make sure that an accredited professional has the knowledge needed to deliver support in vital categories of system, information, and software security. GIAC accreditations are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent offers the assistance of GIAC certified security engineers for any of the network security disciplines covered under GIAC certification topics such as assessing networks, incident response, intrusion detection, and web-based application security.

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