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 manage extensive penetration exercises without the knowledge of internal IT resources. Stealth Penetration Testing reveals whether in-place network security monitoring tools such as penetration detection alarms and event log monitoring are correctly set up and consistently managed. Progent security experts can use a number of hacker tools to expand attack vectors to acquire knowledge of the full network environment and determine how many internal devices can be connected to and compromised. This method of vulnerability testing can show the full extent of the security flaws of an IT environment.
  • Security Evaluation Consulting Services
    Progent's expert security assessment and compliance testing support services can assist your company to evaluate your processes and governance policies and check your network environment to allow you to build the maximum level of security into your information system. Progent's security consultants can also manually check your web applications for security weaknesses and can perform company-wide security audits to verify your company's compliance with key security standards such as HIPAA, NIST, and ISO.
ProSight Low-Cost Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's low-cost ProSight portfolio of network management outsourcing services is designed to provide small and mid-size businesses with enterprise-class support and state-of-the-art technology for all facets of information assurance. Managed services offered by Progent include:
  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates next generation behavior-based analysis technology to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape traditional signature-matching AV tools. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud-based resources and offers a unified platform to automate the entire threat progression including protection, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time system-wide immunization against new attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
    ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver economical multi-layer security for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device management, and web filtering through leading-edge tools packaged within one agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can assist your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's specific requirements and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information protection standards. Progent will assist you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alarms that require immediate attention. Progent can also assist you to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Cloud Backup
    ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and allows rapid recovery of vital data, applications and VMs that have become lost or damaged due to component breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can deliver advanced expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to restore your business-critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup.

  • ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's email security platform that uses the technology of leading data security companies to deliver web-based control and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a further level of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Email Guard spam filtering, virus blocking, email content filtering and data loss prevention.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
    ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for smaller organizations to map out, monitor, enhance and debug their connectivity hardware such as routers and switches, firewalls, and wireless controllers plus servers, client computers and other networked devices. Incorporating state-of-the-art RMM technology, ProSight WAN Watch ensures that network diagrams are kept current, captures and manages the configuration information of almost all devices on your network, tracks performance, and generates notices when issues are discovered. By automating tedious network management activities, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off ordinary tasks like network mapping, expanding your network, finding devices that need critical updates, or resolving performance issues. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch 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 uses state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management (RMM) techniques to keep your network operating efficiently by tracking the health of critical assets that drive your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch detects a problem, an alarm is sent automatically to your specified IT management staff and your Progent consultant so that all potential problems can be resolved before they can disrupt productivity Learn more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring services.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
    With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and managed by Progent's network support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hosting environment without a time-consuming and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting service. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Infrastructure Documentation Management
    Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, maintain, find and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time thrown away trying to find critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your business network such as standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning enhancements, performing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you need the instant you need it. Learn more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a fast and affordable alternative for small and mid-size organizations to get an objective assessment of the health of their information system. Powered by some of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms in the industry, and overseen by Progent's world-class group of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits show you how closely the deployment of your essential infrastructure devices adhere to best practices. Both the Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are available at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and deliver immediate benefits like a cleaner Active Directory (AD) environment. Both also come with a year of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Advantages can include easier management, improved compliance with data security standards, higher utilization of IT resources, faster problem resolution, more dependable backup and restore, and higher availability. Read more information about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure assessment.

The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is a low-cost service built around a brief discussion with a Progent information assurance consultant. The interview is designed to assess your organization's preparedness to block or recover rapidly after a ransomware incident. Progent will work with you personally to gather information about your current antivirus tools and backup/recovery system, and Progent will then deliver a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can follow best practices to build a cost-effective AV and backup environment that meets your company's requirements. For additional information, visit The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report.

Contact Progent for Network Security Auditing
To learn more information about Progent's security inventory offerings, telephone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.
















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