Fast and Affordable Security Checkups for Small Businesses
Network Security Inventory ScanningIs your small business network keeping pace with today's security environment? Are you protecting your network assets? How difficult would it be for a hacker to break into your information system, and what steps can you take to prevent it? Progent has developed a fast and affordable way for small businesses to answer these questions without disrupting their network operations.

Progent's Network Security Inventory packages are fixed-price service bundles that rely on advanced network scanning technology and the certified expertise of Progent's security engineers to evaluate the vulnerability of your network and provide recommendations for simple ways you can mitigate your security risk. Progent offers two packages, the External Network Security Inventory and the Internal Network Security Inventory, which assess different aspects of network security exposure and which you can use separately or together. Both packages offer features designed for the needs of small businesses who want to take a more proactive role in making their networks safe from malicious assaults but who donít have the time or the budget to manage an exhaustive enterprise-class network security audit.

Top Features and Benefits of Progent's Security Inventory Packages for Small Business Networks
Progent's Security Inventory packages offer an array of features and benefits especially designed to address today's increasingly hostile security environment in which all business networks operate but also to take into account the financial and operational realties of small companies. Implemented together or separately, Progent's External and Internal security scanning packages help small businesses achieve a high level of network protection at little cost or hassle.

  • Low-cost:
    Progent's Network Security Inventory packages are inexpensive and are offered at a set-price, so you know in advance what it will cost to understand the state of your network security. Potential attack vectors detected by Progent's security scans are typically easy to fix and involve configuration issues with network operating systems, applications, and devices. If you have not regularly utilized security scans in the past, you get a lot of bang for your buck. Generally, a great deal of security risk associated with small business networks can be substantially reduced at very little expense.
  • Fast:
    The scanning, analysis, and reporting processes involved in Progent's Network Security Inventory packages can usually be completed in one business day. This fast turnaround can reduce the window during which your network is exposed to attack by allowing you to move quickly into remediation mode. This also reduces the stressful suspense management may feel not knowing whether information assets are safe, and minimizes the time that your network manager is diverted from other responsibilities. A combination of advanced scanning technology and experienced engineers allow Progent's security team to deliver results quickly and at low cost to the customer.
  • Remote Scanning:
    The scanning phase of Progent's Network Security Inventory packages are managed remotely from a secure Progent site. In the case of the Internal Network Security Inventory package, the scan is itself run from an onsite machine made available by the customer. The setup procedure for external or internal scans can accomplished in minutes, and the collected data is analyzed offsite by Progent's certified security professionals. By utilizing remote tools to conduct the Network Security Inventory packages, Progent saves significant time and money, which in turn allows Progent to offer these packages at prices that small businesses can afford.
  • Proactive:
    Progent's Network Security Inventory packages are not intended to detect and remove viruses or other malware resulting from a successful attack on your network, but to uncover common security gaps before they are exploited by malicious sources. Although larger enterprises routinely utilize third-party consulting firms like Progent to conduct vulnerability scans in order to benefit from an objective risk assessment, small businesses with limited IT budgets and technical expertise often wait until their networks are hacked before getting serious about security. By offering vulnerability scanning packages that are fast, affordable, and effective, Progent makes it a no brainer for small businesses to take the lead in protecting their network assets.
  • Certified Security Engineers:
    Progent's security engineers have been certified by some of the industry's most prestigious standards institutions including the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC), and the SANS Institute. Progent's security team has worked with major enterprises to assess and enhance network security. With Progent's Network Security Inventory packages, small businesses get the benefit of vulnerability assessments from world-class security professionals without requiring an enterprise-class IT budget.
  • Effective:
    Progent's security engineers are familiar with the sophisticated tools and techniques hackers employ to break into information networks to steal and control resources and data. The majority of these intrusion attempts are based on exploiting security gaps that are surprisingly easy to block. Both of Progent's Network Security Inventory packages address a separate range of potential security vulnerabilities often found in small business IT networks. Either package will provide information to help you enhance your network protection. Using the external and the internal scan packages together will allow you to secure your network even more.
  • Actionable Reporting:
    The data collected from Progent's Network Security Inventory scans are analyzed by a certified engineer on Progent's security team. As part of the package, Progent's security engineer will prepare and send a report that summarizes the results of the vulnerability scan and suggests mitigation procedures that can be performed by Progent, by your in-house IT support staff, or by a competent third-party security consulting firm. Any remedial work requested from Progent will be performed as a separate project for which Progent can provide a time estimate and for which Progent will bill at standard consulting rates.
External Security Inventory Scan
Progent's External Network Security Inventory package tests for the threat levels of the open ports and services on your network that are exposed outside your firewall. These ports and services can include email, web sites, eCommerce applications, remote access tools, or any service that requires or is granted communication with the world beyond your firewall. This is a favorite hunting ground of hackers and, in many small businesses, a rich source of attack vectors.

Progent's security team will examine the scanned data, produce a report that summarizes and interprets the results, and make suggestions on efficient ways to reduce your exposure to attack. The external scan will not disrupt your ongoing network operations or noticeably impact your system performance. Progent offers this service package at a low set price that covers setup, scanning, analysis, reporting, and recommendations. The set price does not include remediation services which may be suggested. These follow-on services can be performed by any qualified security engineer and are available from Progent at standard consulting rates.

Internal Security Inventory Scan
Many security attacks originate from inside your company firewall and can be the result of careless employees who attach compromised laptops to your network, workers who try to access restricted information or gain unauthorized administration rights, or lurkers in close physical proximity to your wireless access points. Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory package tests for vulnerabilities within your firewall by looking for open ports and services that are not exposed to the outside world but that could be a source of trouble if improperly configured. The internal scan can be executed from any computer inside your security perimeter that you make temporarily available to Progent's security engineer. Progent will remotely download a virtual machine and the required scanning tools to the internal computer you have assigned, launch the scan, and transfer the collected data to a secure Progent site. Progent does not need to make an expensive onsite service call and the time required to install and subsequently remove the scanning software is negligible.

Progent's security engineer managing the Internal Security Inventory Scan will examine the scanned data and create a report that summarizes the results and suggests any mitigation measures that may be required. Progent offers this service package at a low set price that covers setup, scanning, analysis, reporting, and recommendations. The set price does not include remediation services which may be suggested. These follow-on services can be performed by any qualified security engineer and are available from Progent at standard consulting rates.

Download the Security Inventory Scan Datasheet
To download a single-page printable datasheet describing Progent's two set-price Security Inventory Scan service packages for small businesses, click:
Security Inventory Scanning Packages (PDF - 104 KB).

Additional Network Security Auditing Services Available from Progent
Progent offers a variety of additional services designed to check your network for vulnerabilities, verify your compliance with governmental or industry security standards, and mitigate critical gaps in your network's defenses:

  • Enterprise Vulnerability Assessment Service Packages
    Progent can provide a range of set-price enterprise security assessment service packages created for corporations who need to comply with security standards required by state agencies or by customers. Progent's security assessment packages offer larger businesses an opportunity to get an objective opinion about the strength of their network security. For each security inventory or evaluation bundle, Progent engineers with high-level security credentials analyze and report on collected data and provide suggestions for effective improvements. An added-cost option for on-premises security engineers is available throughout United States.
  • Unannounced Penetration Testing
    Progent can perform extensive network penetration exercises without warning internal IT managers. Stealth Security Testing uncovers whether existing network security monitoring tools like penetration detection alarms and event log tracking are correctly set up and consistently monitored. Progent security engineers can use various popular hacker tools to extend security holes to gain an understanding of the entire network environment and detect how many internal devices can be accessed and compromised. This type of vulnerability testing can show the entire extent of the security gaps of an IT environment.
  • Network Security Evaluation Consulting
    Progent's expert security audit and compliance consulting support services can help your company to evaluate your operations and governance policies and check your network environment to allow you to design the maximum degree of protection into your IT system. Progent's security consultants can also test your web-based applications for security weaknesses and can conduct corporate-wide security audits to verify your adherence to key security standards including HIPAA, FISMA, NIST, PCI, and ISO.
ProSight Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight portfolio of outsourced network management services is designed to provide small and mid-size organizations with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance and compliance. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM): Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
    ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes next generation behavior machine learning technology to defend endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely escape legacy signature-based AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud resources and offers a single platform to address the entire malware attack lifecycle including protection, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key features include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security
    ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver economical in-depth security for physical servers and VMs, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, endpoint control, and web filtering via leading-edge tools packaged within one agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's unique requirements and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry information protection standards. Progent will help you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that call for immediate attention. Progent can also assist you to install and test a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and allows fast restoration of vital files, applications and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of hardware breakdowns, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or mirrored to both. Progent's backup and recovery specialists can provide advanced support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can help you to recover your business-critical information. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup.

  • ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Email Encryption
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption solution that uses the technology of leading data security companies to deliver centralized control and world-class security for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps most threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a deeper level of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Email Guard spam filtering, virus blocking, content filtering and data loss protection.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
    ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for small and mid-sized businesses to diagram, monitor, reconfigure and troubleshoot their connectivity appliances such as routers, firewalls, and wireless controllers plus servers, printers, endpoints and other devices. Incorporating cutting-edge RMM technology, ProSight WAN Watch makes sure that network diagrams are always updated, copies and manages the configuration information of almost all devices connected to your network, monitors performance, and generates alerts when potential issues are detected. By automating time-consuming network management activities, WAN Watch can cut hours off common chores such as making network diagrams, reconfiguring your network, finding appliances that require critical software patches, or resolving performance issues. Learn more details about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure monitoring and management consulting.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring managed service that incorporates state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management technology to help keep your network running efficiently by tracking the health of critical assets that drive your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers an issue, an alert is transmitted immediately to your designated IT management personnel and your Progent consultant so that all looming problems can be addressed before they have a chance to impact your network Find out more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring services.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
    With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hardware environment without a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting provider. Find out 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 makes it easy to create, update, retrieve and protect information about your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time spent looking for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you need the instant you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a fast and low-cost alternative for small and medium-size businesses to obtain an objective assessment of the health of their IT system. Based on some of the top remote monitoring and management tools available, and overseen by Progent's certified team of information technology experts, ProSight Network Audits show you how closely the deployment of your core infrastructure assets conform to best practices. Both the Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a low, one-time cost and deliver immediate benefits like a more manageable Active Directory (AD) environment. Both also come with one year of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Benefits can include lower-cost network management, improved compliance with government and industry security standards, more efficient utilization of IT assets, quicker problem resolution, more reliable backup and restore, and higher availability. See more about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure assessment.

Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is a low-cost service built around a brief phone discussion with a Progent backup/recovery consultant. The interview is intended to evaluate your company's ability to stop or recover rapidly after a ransomware attack. Progent will work with you directly to gather information concerning your existing AV defense and backup platform, and Progent will then produce a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report describing how you can apply best practices to deploy an efficient security and backup system that aligns with your business requirements. For additional information, refer to Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.

Contact Progent for Network Security Auditing
To learn additional information concerning Progent's network security inventory scanning service bundles, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.
















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