Security consultants generally give advice regarding security, crime prevention, and loss prevention. True security consultants are independent and non-product affiliated.
This category includes information systems related consulting services in environmental design, security system design and specification, access control, physical security, protection of assets, theft prevention, crime prevention, loss prevention, executive protection, information security, special event security, emergency and disaster planning, and security training.
Some consultants in this field perform security surveys and risk analysis and make recommendations on how to reduce the threat. Some consultants make crime foreseeability assessments and adequacy of security evaluations. Some security consultants testify as an expert witness in litigation.
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Please submit only Security consultancy businesses that offer a full range of services to this category, if you operate in a niche for which a subcategory exists - please submit your site to the relevant subcategory.
Organizations providing security incident response or computer forensics.
Please only submit to this category if incident response or computer forensics is your organization''s focus.
Security consulting firms and independent consultants that offer a more general selection of services.
Managed security service providers offer outsourced management of firewalls, intrusion detection equipment, content filtering , and other security technologies.
Please only submit sites for which managed security services is the primary service being offered.
Simulating attacks in order to determine network vulnerabilities.
Please only submit sites for which penetration testing is the primary service being offered.
Organizations providing computer security training.
Please only submit to this category if computer security training is your main focus.