Expert Deployment Service Description

The Outpost24 Expert Deployment packages are directed at organizations that want to be up and running with the Outpost24 solutions quickly and according to best practices. With hundreds of successful deployment under our belt, the Outpost24 Managed Services team has years of implementation experience in customers’ environments and is skilled at advising the best suited deployment and configuration to fit your business needs and improve your security posture.

Deployment process

Depending on the scope of your environment the expert deployment timeline can vary between 1 and 3 months. Regardless of the scope, Outpost24 always follows a step-by-step process ensuring a successful deployment.

Image 1: Example of an deployment plan & responsibilities

The steps in the deployment process are as follows:

Step Customer Outpost24
Scoping Documentation Provide an overview of the scope, including specific requirements for the deployment such as target structure or custom attributes
Kick-off Outpost24 will align with the relevant stakeholders, explain the deployment process, provide relevant documentation and discuss the requirements
Deployment Architecture Together with the Customer, Outpost24 will design the preferred architecture to fit your requirements and ensure the environment is scanned in the optimal manner. This will include the location of the scanners and place where the data is stored
Access Method Provide the required temporary access for Outpost24 to be able to access the environment and configure the solution
Network & Firewall Rules Implement required network changes and firewall rules in accordance with the determined architecture in order for the scanners to be configured and scan properly
Scanner Deployment Download and deploy the VM’s in your environment and provide an IP address
Scanner Installation Outpost24 will test access to the scanners and configure the distribution settings in line with agreed solution architecture
Discovery Scanning Outpost24 will perform a discovery scan on the environment to verify all active targets in scope
Scan Policy Definition Outpost24 will set up the preferred scan policy
IP/Application configuration Outpost24 will configure the IP’s or (authenticated) applications in the tool
Target Grouping Outpost24 will create a target structure in line with your business and according to the requirements indicated in the scoping document
Event Notifications Outpost24 will set up event notifications to your different teams ensuring you are notified when you want to be
Scan Scheduling Outpost24 will set up a scan schedule ensuring your environment in scanned successfully in a preferred timeframe
User Configuration Outpost24 will configure the users and their required user roles and access level
Reporting Configuration Outpost24 will create various report templates as well as scheduling these to be delivered to the different teams

Package overview

Up to 500 IPs
Up to 2,000
Up to 10,000
Up to 50,000
Requirement Assessment
Deployment Design
Deployment Assistance
Distributed Environments
HIAB Installation 1 Up to 5 Up to 15 Up to 30
User Management
Target Management
Scan Templates
Event Notifications
Custom Attributes
Number or IPs Up to 500 Up to 2.000 Up to 10.000 Up to 50.000
Non-authenticated Application Configuration Up to 10 Up to 25 Up to 50 Up to 150
Authenticated Application Configuration Up to 2 Up to 5 Up to 10 Up to 50
Cloud Configurations Up to 10 Up to 25 Up to 50 Up to 100
Discovery Configuration
Scan Scheduling
Scan Policy Customisation
Netsec Authentication Setup
Asset Management
Standard CIS Compliance Scanning
Report Templates Up to 3 Up to 5 Up to 10 Up to 25
Scheduled Reporting
Dynamic Groups
Scheduled Updates
Automated Backup
Additional Integrations
Deployment Documentation
Implementation Diagrams
Implementation Timeline
Time-boxed Implementation Up to 1 m Up to 1,5 m Up to 2 m Up to 3 m
Add-Ons The Expert Deployment packages can be combined with the following services (price upon request)
User Training Outpost24 offers a variety of education packages ranging from Instructor-led courses, customized education, certification and developer training
Expert Support

Implementation Prerequisites & Conditions

  • Scoping documentation has to be completed by customer in advance of project start date
  • Customer is responsible for internal alignment within different teams/Opco’s/Sites/Business Units
  • Customer is required to submit internal change requests for Appliance installations, firewall rules, whitelisting etc.
  • All implementation projects are supported remotely. Any on-site requirements need to be scoped separately and will include travel and accommodation costs
  • User training is not part of the implementation services and will have to be scoped separately by the Outpost24 Training Department.