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Three places to look if you are looking to become GIAC certified: steps to certification, the GIAC roadmap, and how to register. Hi: Has anyone takes GIAC’s GWAS certification in this group? Or has anyone taken SANS Web Application Security (code )workshop?. Although not required, this class will prepare students for the GIAC Web Application Security Certificate exam (GWAS). The cost for GIAC Web Application .
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DoD as “development, operation, management, and enforcement of security capabilities for systems and networks. GIAC certifications require candidates to complete rigorous testing to demonstrate their depth of skills in specific knowledge areas, not just general computer security knowledge. Areas covered by GIAC certifications include audit, intrusion detection, incident handling, firewalls and perimeter protection, forensics, hacker techniques, Windows and Unix operating system security, plus secure software and application coding.
Progent’s security consultants have earned GIAC certification in key areas of information assurance. Progent offers online information assurance services from GIAC-certified consultants and can provide onsite IA expertise in major metropolitan areas throughout the U. By offering affordable rates and the highest level of expertise, Progent can give small and mid-size businesses the same quality of information assurance once available only to the largest enterprises and institutions.
Auditing Networks, Perimeters, and Systems Progent’s security consultants who have obtained the GIAC Systems and Network Auditor GSNA credential understand the best practices, system analysis, and forensics required to perform thorough network security audits that can uncover a wide range of known threats and vulnerabilities. Progent can also help you build appropriate countermeasures and defenses based on realistic risk assessment in order to provide ongoing protection for your information system.
Specific network security auditing services offered by Progent’s GIAC-certified information assurance consultants include: Conduct detailed router audits Test the Firewall for OS configuration, firewall configuration, and system administration Test firewall policies for vulnerabilities, packet flow from all networks, and change control Assess third-party software encryption, authentication, virus scanning, and URL redirection Review logs and alerts from the Intrusion Detection System IDS and Firewall Deploy router analysis tools such as Router Audit Tool RATscanning tools such as Nmap, packet building tools such as -Hping2 and Nemesis, sniffers such as Wire Shark, and IDS auditing tools such as Fragroute Audit wireless security including For small organizations, Progent offers two security inventory scanning packagesan External Security Inventory Checkup for evaluating the security profile of your web-facing resources and an Internal Security Inventory Scan to determine the risk from attacks from within your firewall.
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Gwaw larger organizations, Progent offers variety of set-price security evaluation service packages to help verify that security policies and systems meet compliance and regulatory requirements. Progent’s GIAC-certified security engineers have the knowledge and experience to manage incidents, understand common attack techniques and tools, defend against and respond to attacks when they occur, and detect security gaps in your environment. Additionally, Progent’s GIAC-certified information assurance consultants are sensitive to legal issues associated with responding to computer attacks, including employee monitoring, working with law enforcement, and handling evidence.
Progent’s incident handling experts can offer consulting assistance both on how to respond to a security incident and how to understand and foil the techniques used by hackers to gia your network.
Responding to a Security Incident Progent’s information assurance consultants can help you plan and implement a precise step-by-step procedure for responding to successful network attacks or to physical incidents such as fires, floods and crime. fwas
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By putting in place a proven and well-defined methodology for incident handling, your company will be able to get systems and services back online as quickly and securely as possible. The gac incident response model recommended and supported by Progent covers these phases: In addition to looking for information leakage, attackers also run scans of systems to find security gaps such as weak DMZ systems and firewalls or unsecured wireless LANs.
Popular hacking techniques include inverse scanning, blind scans, and bounce scans that obscure their source. Goac also try giwc understand and manipulate firewall rule sets and evade Intrusion Detection Systems. Some of the hacking techniques that Progent can help you understand and defend against include: Intrusion detection and traffic analysis techniques and issues familiar to Progent’s GIAC-certified security consultants include: Progent’s GWAS-certified consultants have hands-on experience using current tools to detect and prevent cross-site scripting XSSand SQL Injection as well as an in-depth understanding of authentication and session management systems and their weaknesses and how they are best defended.
Progent can help you ensure that your web applications are securely designed and thoroughly tested before they are released to your production environment or used by your clients. Technical areas where Progent’s information assurance consultants can provide expertise for web application development and testing include: Securing web application architectures and infrastructures Cryptography Authentication Access control Session mechanism Web application logging Input issues and validation SQL injection due to incorrect gisc character filtering, type handling, etc.
By performing in-depth analysis of the mechanisms used by malicious code to carry out attacks, GREM-certified consultants can help organizations to defend against future threats.
Analyze malicious document files Analyze the techniques used by malware attacks to prevent malicious software from being scrutinized Analyze web-based malware Examine static Windows malware code in x86 assembly language Analyze complex malicious scripts in web browsers In-depth analysis malware executables Utilize memory forensics techniques to analyze threats Deploy debuggers, disassemblers, sniffers, and other tools to analyze malware behavior Reverse engineer Windows malware code at the x86 assembly level Security Information and Event Management SIEM Solutions Security information and event management SIEM solutions combine SIM Security Information Management and SEM Security Event Management functions to enable comprehensive analysis of security alerts generated by network appliances and applications.
Appliances can include firewalls, routers, intrusion detection systems IDSintrusion prevention systems IPS and other security hardware.
The massive amounts of information created by these devices can be managed by SIEM software products, available from vendors like solarwinds, ManageEngine, and many others.
SIEM software collects logs from multiple devices, normalizes the log messages into a common data format, correlates logs and events from various systems and applications, aggregates the data to remove duplicate event records, and produces reports that allow organizations to comply with regulatory requirements for monitoring and reporting security incidents.
Progent’s certified security experts and Cisco CCIE network infrastructure consultants can help you plan, deploy, tune, manage and troubleshoot your SIEM ecosystem so you can meet the security and compliance standards that apply to your business or institution. If you need network security consulting expertise, telephone Progent at or go to Contact Progent. IT for Small Business. IT for Mid-size Business.
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Cisco Security and VPN. San Jose – Santa Clara. Walnut Creek – Concord. Roseville – Citrus Heights. Areas covered by GIAC certifications include audit, intrusion detection, incident handling, firewalls and perimeter protection, forensics, hacker techniques, Windows and Unix operating system security, plus secure software and application coding Progent’s security consultants have earned GIAC certification in key areas of information assurance.
More topics of interest: Network Security and Compliance Services. Security Vulnerability and Compliance Testing. Security Inventory Scan for Small Businesses. Security Assessment for Large Enterprises. Stealth Penetration Testing Services. Gwaas Information Assurance Certification.