ProSight Network Audit ServicesProgent's ProSight Network Audits are a fast and affordable way for small and mid-size organizations to obtain an objective evaluation of the health of their information network. Powered by some of the leading remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms in the industry, and overseen by Progent's world-class team of information technology experts, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the deployment of your core network assets conform to industry best practices.

Both the Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a low, one-time cost and provide immediate benefits including a cleaner and safer Active Directory environment. Both versions also provide the benefits of advanced remote network monitoring and management technology. These can include lower management costs, better compliance with government and industry data security standards, higher utilization of IT assets, faster troubleshooting, more reliable backup and recovery, improved performance, and increased uptime.

Progentís ProSight Network Audit Basic
ProSight Network Audit Basic reports on essential server and desktop information and can optionally provide detailed information on other network-attached devices including routers, switches (Layer 3, VoIP, and switch stacks), firewalls and controllers. This low-cost audit includes a year of remote monitoring based on Progent's ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure monitoring services. Within 10 days from the start of the audit, Progent will provide you with all details and reports collected by ProSight WAN Watch. These deliverables include the Active Directory (AD) Health Check document completed by a Progent consultant certified by Microsoft. The AD Health Check report identifies errors and misconfigurations and recommends remediation.

ProSight Network Audit Basic includes:

  • ProSight WAN Watch monitoring
  • ProSight will collect basic information on servers and workstations and detailed device information
  • Ongoing ProSight WAN Watch monitoring for 1 year
  • Progent provides all documents and details collected and reports generated by ProSight WAN Watch
  • Progent will provide an Active Directory Health Review document completed by a Microsoft-certified Progent consultant. This includes identified errors or misconfigurations and recommended remediation
ProSight WAN Watch IT Infrastructure Management Consulting

ProSight Network Audits include advanced tools for remote network monitoring and management

Progentís ProSight Network Audit Advanced
ProSight Network Audit Advanced provides all services included in ProSight Network Audit Basic plus a deep-dive, based on ProSight LAN Watch remote monitoring, into information about your Microsoft-powered servers and workstations. ProSight Network Audit Advanced includes one full year of network monitoring based on ProSight LAN Watch, and customers have access to the rich selection of documents and reports created by ProSight LAN Watch. Reports include Software Inventory, Hardware Inventory and Patch Level per audited machine as well as Asset and Health reports for each site.

Sample Reports from ProSight Network Audit Advanced
These links let you view or download samples of the reports available with Progent's ProSight Network Audit Advanced.

Active Directory Health Check
A valuable deliverable of the ProSight Network Audit Basic service is the Active Directory Health Check. This report documents the state of Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and Group Policy; compares these services to industry best practices; and proposes how any discovered errors or misconfiguration could be corrected. This can be a vital service because an unhealthy AD and related services can lead to:
  • Full network outages
  • Significant delays in authentication or access to services (file/print/etc)
  • Complete data loss
  • Bottlenecks to disaster recovery
  • Security vulnerabilities
  • Poor Internet performance
One of the most common problems with Active Directory deployments is unused or stale AD accounts. To keep the AD environment safe and secure, it is essential to disable and remove these accounts. This is why IT auditors put special emphasis on stale or inactive accounts. In many industries, removing these accounts is a requirement for meeting security compliance standards.

What does a messy Active Directory actually mean to you?

  • Lots of stale resources
  • Little insight into group permissions and access (ďgroup grantsĒ)
  • Lack of an established and efficient process for provisioning and de-provisioning accounts
  • No defined owners identified or involved
  • Problems with operations and monitoring
Reasons for cleaning up Active Directory include:
  • Security: Understand who has access to what, how they received that access, and what they are doing with it
  • Group Transformation: Drive consistency across groups for easier management and compliance
  • Audit & Compliance: Pass internal and external audits to remain compliant
  • Identity Management: Better secure structured and unstructured data with a clean Active Directory integrating with an Identity Access Management (IAM) solution
  • Migration & Consolidation: Clean-up Active Directory to facilitate a merger with another organization
The AD Health Check includes the installation of ProSight WAN Watch discovery tools plus automated network scans and a manual health check. Key discovery processes and topics include:
  • Existing DC roles and placement
  • Physical site layout
  • IP layout and DHCP
  • Existing hardware and software inventory
  • Verify NTFRS/DFSR and group policy replication/configuration
  • Verify AD replication
  • Verify DNS/domain/forest zones
  • Identify stale/lingering objects
  • Security assessment
  • Forest/Domain functional levels
Progent reviews the collected information, documents errors and misconfigurations, and creates a detailed map of physical network connectivity. Once all AD information is collected, Progent confers with the client to discuss findings and propose solutions to any problems.

Download Progent's ProSight Network Audit Datasheet
To view or download a datasheet describing Progent's ProSight Network Audit services, click:
Progent's ProSight Network Audit Services Datasheet. (PDF - 83 KB)

ProSight Managed Services Offered by Progent
Progent's ProSight suite of solutions for outsourcing network management includes monthly fixed-cost managed service packages intended to help small and mid-size companies to maintain onsite or hybrid cloud networks by providing remote monitoring and proactive management in key areas that include endpoint security, cloud-based backup/restore, email spam and content filtering, virtual server hosting, and network documentation management. By partnering with leading RMM platform vendors, Progent can bring smaller organizations the same leading-edge network management solutions used by the largest corporations. Managed services offered by Progent include:

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes next generation behavior-based analysis tools to defend physical and virtual endpoint devices against modern malware attacks like ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape traditional signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to automate the entire threat progression including protection, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and real-time network-wide immunization against new threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security and Microsoft Exchange Email Filtering
    Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device management, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can assist you to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's specific needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information protection regulations. Progent will assist you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that call for immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to set up and test a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized businesses a low cost and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and allows fast recovery of vital files, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of hardware breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver world-class support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when needed, can help you to recover your business-critical information. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup.

  • ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of top information security companies to deliver web-based management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more details, see ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Management
    Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for small and mid-sized businesses to diagram, track, enhance and debug their connectivity hardware like routers, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, printers, endpoints and other networked devices. Using state-of-the-art RMM technology, WAN Watch makes sure that infrastructure topology maps are always current, captures and manages the configuration information of almost all devices connected to your network, tracks performance, and generates alerts when problems are discovered. By automating tedious management activities, ProSight WAN Watch can cut hours off common chores like network mapping, expanding your network, locating devices that require critical software patches, or isolating performance issues. Find out more details about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure monitoring and management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring managed service that uses advanced remote monitoring and management (RMM) techniques to keep your network operating efficiently by checking the health of critical assets that drive your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers a problem, an alarm is transmitted automatically to your designated IT personnel and your assigned Progent consultant so that any looming issues can be addressed before they can disrupt productivity. Find out more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring consulting.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
    With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting service. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation Management
    Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to create, update, retrieve and protect data about your IT infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your network documentation, you can save up to half of time spent looking for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for holding and sharing all documents related to managing your business network like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning enhancements, performing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you require the instant you need it. Learn more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Read or Download Progent's White Paper: 10 Benefits of Managed IT Services
To download a white paper explaining why managed services are quickly takingthe place of the old break/fix model of network support outsourcing for small and mid-size organizations, click:
10 Benefits of Managed IT Services. (PDF - 710 KB)

The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is an affordable service based on a brief phone discussion with a Progent information assurance expert. The fact-finding interview is designed to evaluate your organization's preparedness either to block ransomware or recover rapidly from a ransomware attack. Progent will consult with you personally to collect information about your current antivirus tools and backup/recovery procedures, and Progent will then deliver a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can apply industry best practices to create a cost-effective AV and backup/recovery environment that reduces your vulnerability to ransomware and meets your business requirements. For more information, see The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.

Contact Progent to Find Out More About ProSight Network Audits
For pricing information and to learn more about how ProSight Network Audits can reduce support costs and increase network uptime for your business, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
















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