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Interoperability is the Key to Layered Security

For many years now, security advocates have pumped up the idea of layered security as the ultimate goal of IT departments. The concept is a best practice – to layer different types of security controls, solutions and procedures upon one another to ensure that an IT department doesn’t leave any proverbial chinks in the defensive […]

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Trends & Insights +
XP End of Life Approaching Fast

The last day of support for Windows XP is quickly approaching. For nearly 15 years, XP has been the venerable workhorse of the modern enterprise for desktop and laptop PCs. The stakes are high, as explained by Tim Rains, director of trustworthy computing at Microsoft during the recent RSA Conference 2014. “I expect a significant […]

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BYOD/Mobile +
Is IT Suffering From Security Overconfidence?

Are IT security professionals overconfident in their ability to improve security in the next 12 months? They may be. According to the new survey results released by analysts from the CyberEdge Group titled, “2014 CyberthreatDefense Report”. Underwritten by nine firms across the networksecurity world, including ForeScout, the independent study questioned 763 IT security professionals about their practices, […]

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Compliance/Risk Management +
Tackling Rogue Devices

Think about your network and all those endpoints connected to it: Desktops, laptops, printers, wireless access points, tablets, phones, game consoles, etc. Now how confident are you that all those devices are legitimately connected and have been granted appropriate access? Not confident? You are not alone. ForeScout recently conducted a customer survey and found that […]

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NAC & CounterACT +
Free eBook: Think You Know NAC, Think Again

We are excited to announce the release of ForeScout’s first eBook entitled “Definitive Guide to Next-Generation Network Access Control.” Authored by Steve Piper (CISSP), an experienced information security author, consultant, analyst and speaker with more than 20 years of IT experience, this e-book will explore how IT organizations can successfully reduce endpoint security risks while enabling […]

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Partners & Customers +
Omnicom CIO Lauded for Innovative use of Transformative Technologies

As ForeScout’s director of customer and product advocacy, I work with a lot of remarkable customers and organizations. Day in and day out, I’m amazed by their knowledge, dedication and the business value they deliver to their organization through the pervasive use of CounterACT in their environment. Today, I’m pleased to share the recognition that […]

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Events +
Kicking off the 2014 Best Practices Seminar Series

I am excited to announce that next week we will host the first of our annual series of Best Practice Seminars (BPS) for 2014 in Washington DC, April 23 – 24.  This seminar, entitled ForeScout CyberSecurity Workshop, will feature a keynote address by the prestigious information security analyst, John Pescatore, director of emerging security trends […]

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Awards +
Security and the Ever Changing Corporate Network

The great man of science, Leonardo da Vinci, is quoted as saying, “simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” If that’s true, today’s network security ranks among the most unsophisticated things in the world. A recent report from analyst firm Frost & Sullivan titled, “Network Security Manageability Tools: The Three Phases of Evolution,” by Frank Dickson, reinforces […]

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