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 in-depth penetration exercises without the knowledge of in-house IT managers. Stealth Penetration Testing uncovers whether existing security monitoring tools like penetration detection alarms and event log monitoring are correctly set up and consistently monitored. Progent security experts can use a number of hacker tools to extend attack vectors to acquire knowledge of the full network and determine how many internal devices can be connected to and compromised. This type of vulnerability testing can show the entire scope of the security gaps of an information system.
  • Security Assessment Consulting
    Progent's advanced security audit and compliance consulting services can assist your business to validate your processes and policies and assess your network environment to enable your company to build the maximum level of security into your information system. Progent's security engineers can also manually check your web applications for security vulnerability and can perform corporate-wide audits to confirm your company's adherence to key security standards such as HIPAA, FISMA, NIST, PCI, and ISO.
ProSight Fixed-price Managed Services for Information Assurance
Progent's value-priced ProSight portfolio of outsourced network management 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: Next Generation Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Recovery
    Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that incorporates cutting edge behavior-based machine learning tools to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily evade traditional signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud resources and provides a single platform to manage the entire malware attack lifecycle including blocking, detection, containment, remediation, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against new attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Unified Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection
    Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services offer economical in-depth 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 reacting to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device control, and web filtering through leading-edge tools incorporated within a single agent accessible from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's unique needs and that allows you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security standards. Progent will help you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alarms that call for urgent attention. Progent can also help your company to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

  • ProSight DPS: Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and medium-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and enables fast restoration of critical files, apps and VMs that have become lost or corrupted as a result of hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver advanced expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when needed, can assist you to recover your business-critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

  • ProSight Email Guard: Spam Filtering, Data Leakage Protection and Content Filtering
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's email filtering and encryption platform that uses the services and infrastructure of leading information security companies to deliver web-based management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Email Guard spam filtering, virus defense, email content filtering and data leakage prevention.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Management
    ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for smaller organizations to diagram, monitor, reconfigure and troubleshoot their connectivity hardware like routers, firewalls, and access points as well as servers, client computers and other devices. Using cutting-edge Remote Monitoring and Management technology, WAN Watch ensures that network maps are always updated, captures and manages the configuration of virtually all devices connected to your network, monitors performance, and generates notices when issues are detected. By automating time-consuming management activities, WAN Watch can cut hours off ordinary tasks such as making network diagrams, expanding your network, locating devices that need important updates, or identifying the cause of performance bottlenecks. Learn more about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure monitoring and management consulting.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring and Management
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop remote monitoring managed service that incorporates state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management (RMM) technology to keep your network running efficiently by tracking the health of critical computers that power your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch detects an issue, an alert is sent immediately to your specified IT personnel and your assigned Progent engineering consultant so any potential issues can be resolved before they have a chance to impact your network Learn more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring services.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
    With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client retains ownership of the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hosting solution without a time-consuming and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Infrastructure Documentation Management
    ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, update, retrieve and protect information about your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned about impending expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time thrown away searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether youíre making enhancements, doing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require the instant you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a quick and low-cost alternative for small and mid-size organizations to obtain an objective assessment of the health of their network. Based on some of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools in the industry, and supervised by Progent's certified group of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how closely the deployment of your core infrastructure devices adhere to industry leading practices. Both the Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are available at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and provide immediate benefits like a cleaner Active Directory environment. Both also come with one year of advanced remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Benefits can include simpler management, better compliance with data security standards, more efficient utilization of IT resources, faster problem resolution, more dependable backup and restore, and less downtime. Learn more information about Progent's ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure assessment.

The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is an affordable service built around a brief phone discussion with a Progent information assurance consultant. The interview is designed to evaluate your company's ability to stop or recover rapidly after a ransomware attack. Progent will work with you personally to gather information about your existing antivirus tools and backup system, and Progent will then deliver a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can follow best practices to build an efficient security and backup/recovery system that meets your business requirements. For details, see The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.

Contact Progent for Network Security Auditing
If you need more information concerning Progent's computer security inventory offerings, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
















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