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CRN | Sarah Kuranda | June 2015
ForeScout Adds FireEye CEO Dave DeWalt To Board Of Directors
“In an interview with CRN, DeCesare said DeWalt’s experience in the security space will prove invaluable as ForeScout looks to follow the same trajectory to growth that FireEye has seen in recent years.”
 

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This Morning: America’s First News | June 2015

Podcast discussion featuring President & CEO of ForeScout, Mike DeCesare
Mike DeCeasare discusses why data breaches keep happening and the latest data breach hacking of 4 million federal employees’ personal data.
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CBS News | June 2015
Defending The U.S. Against Cyber Threats
Video discussion featuring President & CEO of ForeScout, Mike DeCesare
Mike DeCeasare discusses his thoughts on President Obama’s plans to boost US cyber defenses following a recent hack.
 

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Huffington Post | June 2015
Here’s What Happened At The G-7 Summit
Video discussion featuring President & CEO of ForeScout, Mike DeCesare
“The G-7 Summit, a two-day meeting in Germany with major world leaders, concluded Monday with the promise to act on a range of major issues from terrorism to climate change. Alyona breaks down the latest on what was discussed and why it’s important.”
 

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Pro Security Zone | May 2015
Chief Strategy Officer to lead new phase of growth
“Network security company hires Chief Strategy Officer to provide leadership into the next growth stage in line with corporate strategy”
 


Computing | Danny Palmer | May 2015
‘Mafia and governments are attacking our networks,’ says investment firm
“‘The bad guys only have to succeed once, whereas security has to succeed 100 per cent of the time. That’s why try to rely on some of these best-of-breed products and best-of-breed service,’ he said, referring to the ForeScout and Bromium tools that Pioneer Investments uses to protect against cyber security threats.”
 


infoRisk Today | Information Security Media Group | April 2015
What’s on Your Network?
Interview with Sandeep Kumar From ForeScout on Knowing Your Endpoints
 

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Network World | Jack Marsal | March 2015
Conventional IT security is failing: Continuous monitoring and mitigation can help
“The question is no longer if or when you will experience a significant security incident, but how well your processes and controls address detection, analysis and response. Without a real-time, independent and comprehensive view of endpoint status, organizations have an incomplete understanding of their IT risk, and it shows.”
 


CBS News | Michael DeCesare | March 2015
ForeScout new CEO nails colors to channel mast
“ForeScout’s new CEO sees the channel as an integral part of his firm’s business success.”
 


CBS News | Michael DeCesare | February 2015
In cybersecurity, sharp eyes and speed are the new padlocks
“It’s time to acknowledge the futility of setting out to defend pristine, impregnable data fortresses. Heresy? Only to those overinvested in past practice. It’s time for a new, practical security strategy emphasizing high environmental awareness, lightning response, and constant learning.”
 


CRN | Michael Novinson | February 2015
13 Things To Know About ForeScout’s New CEO
“DeCesare said he was impressed by the maturity of ForeScout’s CounterACT product, which is already on its seventh iteration, as well as the vendor’s inroads with tier-one government and financial services clients…ForeScout is well-positioned to take its portfolio downstream to other Global 2000 companies, he said.”
 

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Information Security Buzz | Robert McNutt | February 2015
The Year of Threat Intelligence Sharing: Bringing Structure to the Chaos of Big Security Data
“Knowledge Consulting Group will implement tools and services from three vendors on the Homeland Security Department’s network. According to the award notice obtained by Federal News Radio, KCG received a $29 million contract to implement McAfee’s vulnerability manager and ePolicy Orchestrator tools, ForeScout’s CounterACT’s tool for network access control and Splunk’s big data analytics software.”
 


Federal News Radio | Jason Miller | February 2015
“Knowledge Consulting Group will implement tools and services from three vendors on the Homeland Security Department’s network. According to the award notice obtained by Federal News Radio, KCG received a $29 million contract to implement McAfee’s vulnerability manager and ePolicy Orchestrator tools, ForeScout’s CounterACT’s tool for network access control and Splunk’s big data analytics software.”
 


Reuters | Jim Finkle | February 2015
Former McAfee president leaves Intel to run ForeScout
“Mike DeCesare, a senior executive with Intel Corp’s security group, has left the company and taken a job running privately held cybersecurity firm ForeScout.”
 

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NetworkWorld | Tim Greene | February 2015
New Forescout CEO wants to make partners an offer they can’t refuse
“He calls this integration with other systems ForeScout’s untapped jewel to which he hopes to bring more visibility and recognition. The relationships with other vendors are at varying levels of maturity, but DeCesare, who has a sales background, says he hopes to deepen them, bundle CounterACT with the third-party platforms and be more aggressive with sales.”
 


THE VAR GUY | Michael Cusanelli | February 2015
ForeScout Names Ex-Intel Security President as CEO
“ForeScout Technologies has named former Intel Security president Michael DeCesare CEO in a bid to capture a larger segment of the information security market. The monitoring and mitigation vendor plans to use DeCesare’s 20-plus years of experience in the security industry to bolster its existing network visibility offerings and capitalize on the company’s success in 2014. Prior to his appointment at ForeScout, DeCesare served as president of Intel Security, and also held leadership positions at companies including EMC and Oracle (ORCL).”
 

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SecurityWeek | Mike Lennon | February 2015
1 in 6 Say Their Organization Had At Least 5 Significant Security Incidents in Past Year: Survey
““ForeScout Technologies, a provider of continuous monitoring and mitigation solutions, announced on Wednesday that it has named veteran security industry executive Michael P. DeCesare as its new chief executive officer. DeCesare, former president of Intel Security, will assume the role of CEO at Campbell, Calif.-based ForeScout on March 2, 2015””
 

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Global Security Mag | Marc Jacob | February 2015
ForeScout new CEO nails colors to channel mast
“ForeScout Technologies, Inc. has named veteran industry executive Michael P. DeCesare, former president of Intel Security, as its new chief executive officer.”
 

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FierceIT Security | Fred Donovan| February 2014
Spotlight: ForeScout taps former Intel Security president as CEO
“Network security firm ForeScout Technologies has tapped Michael DeCesare as CEO, former president of Intel Security (previously McAfee), effective March 2. Prior to serving as Intel Security’s chief, DeCesare held senior roles at EMC, Documentum and Oracle. ‘The explosion of mobile devices, cloud and wireless access has thrown a giant spotlight on securing the network. This is where the action is, and the rapid growth of network security companies proves it,’ observed DeCesare in the release announcing his ForeScout appointment.”
 


CRN | Michael Novinson | February 2015
Another Former McAfee Exec Leaves Intel Security, This Time For ForeScout
“DeCesare will be able to lean on Elliott, the former ForeScout CEO, for strategic insight and counsel. Elliott will remain with the company as a nonemployee member of ForeScout’s board of directors…ForeScout was founded in 2000 and has more than 1,800 enterprise and military customers across 62 countries. It has been named a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for network access control (NAC) for each of the past four years. The vendor’s signature product is CounterACT, which helps businesses prevent and respond to cyberthreats by providing realtime network visibility into users, devices, endpoints and applications. The offering allows solution providers to better understand their clients’ security environment and automate remediation actions.”
 

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SecurityWeek | Mike Lennon | February 2015
1 in 6 Say Their Organization Had At Least 5 Significant Security Incidents in Past Year: Survey
““ForeScout Technologies, a provider of continuous monitoring and mitigation solutions, announced on Wednesday that it has named veteran security industry executive Michael P. DeCesare as its new chief executive officer. DeCesare, former president of Intel Security, will assume the role of CEO at Campbell, Calif.-based ForeScout on March 2, 2015””
 

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SC Magazine | Teri Robinson | February 2015
The Year of Threat Intelligence Sharing: Bringing Structure to the Chaos of Big Security Data
“Former Intel Security President Michael DeCesare has joined ForeScout Technologies, Inc. as its new CEO, replacing interim CEO T. Kent Elliot, who will remain on the company’s board of directors as a non-employee member.

ForeScout sees DeCesare’s hire as a way to help accelerate its growth. In a press release, DeCesare cited the ‘explosion of mobile devices, cloud and wireless access’ as having turned the focus on security.”
 


TMCNet | Robert McNutt | February 2015
The Year of Threat Intelligence Sharing: Bringing Structure to the Chaos of Big Security Data
“As we kick off 2015, I predict that this will go down in history as the year of the Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP). We say goodbye to the year of the advanced persistent threat APT in 2014, just as this time last year we waved adieu to mobile device management (MDM.)”
 

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Pro Security Zone | Jonathan Newell | February 2015
NAC Distribution Agreement Extended to the UK
“ ForeScout has extended its value-added distribution agreement with Arrow to encompass the UK and Ireland as well as the DACH region.”
 

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ChannelBiz | Nick Booth | February 2015
Arrow signs up ForeScout in UK and Ireland
“The two companies already had distribution agreements covering Germany, Austria and Switzerland and ForeScout now wants more UK growth.”
 

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Pro Security Zone | Jonathan Newell | February 2015
Continuous monitoring and mitigation protects European digital classified ads platform
“European home and vehicle classified ads platform provider selects CounterACT from ForeScout Technologies for improved network endpoint visibility and management.”
 

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Global Security Mag | Marc Jacob | February 2015
Scout24 Selected ForeScout CounterACT™ for Greater Convenience and More Security in Network Management
“Scout24 selects CounterACT from ForeScout Technologies for improved network endpoint visibility and management.”
 

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SearchNetworking | Gina Narcisi | February 2015
NAC tools evolve to help enterprises with IoT endpoints
“EVAS tools from companies like ForeScout Technologies, Aruba Networks and Cisco gather endpoint data from multiple sources, including switches, active directory, and endpoint security systems in a single appliance. This approach gives enterprises more visibility into devices on the network.”
 


Information Security Buzz | Jack Marsal | February 2015
NAC is Back with a Context-aware Vengeance
“As security breaches become more sophisticated and hackers become more persistent, the need to create synergistic integrations between disparate security solutions becomes increasingly more important.”
 

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Global Banking & Finance Review | Sandy James | February 2015
ForeScout Gains Enterprise Share of the Next-Generation Network Access Control Market
““ForeScout was distinguished as offering the most versatile platform, possessing the largest deployments in terms of endpoints protected and being competitively rated the highest to meet market demand.”
 

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Business Computing News | Fran Howarth | February 2015
Defending Against The Rogue
Next-generation NAC technologies provide visibility across the entire network to ensure that rogue devices, applications and users are brought under control and security issues can be efficiently resolved.
 


Wall Street Journal | Theresia Gouw | January 2015
Theresia Gouw: Cybersecurity Goes from Geek to Chic
ForeScout is at the forefront of this change, enabling IT departments to see in real time every single device connected to their networks and ensure that each of those devices has the necessary security by utilizing all the company’s existing network technologies. ForeScout provides counter-warfare-like technology to IT, enabling them to close the loop between intelligence and action.
 

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Network Computing | January 2015
Network Computing Awards

“ForeScout has been named a finalist in the ‘Security Product of the Year’ category in the 2015 Network Computing Awards.”
 

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Pro Security Zone | Jonathan Newell | January 2015
Higher education IT security recognition for two products

“This prestigious industry recognition places the continuous monitoring and mitigation product supplier [ForeScout] within the top echelon of suppliers to the higher education industry and results from a nomination from Broward College’s former CISO, Matt Santill.”
 

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SC Magazine | Peter Stephenson | January 2015
2015 SC Awards U.S. Finalists: Round Three
Finalist in 2015 SC Awards U.S
 

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ERA Blog | Sandeep Kumar | January 2015
Taking Preventive Measures Could Ease Retailers’ Breach Concern

“The story may sound dire, but there are approaches that retail IT teams can take to protect both their, and their customers’ sensitive data assets. For example, because malware infects the POS machines, and then proliferates to other machines on the same network, implementing a next-generation network security solution (NAC) capable of continuous monitoring and automatic remediation can help stop an attack before it gains a foothold in a retailer’s system.”
 

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Pro Security Zone | Jonathan Newell | January 2015
Healthcare Trust gains device visibility across its network

Northern Trust now has greater visibility of end points throughout its network including those devices not owned or managed by the organization
 

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Pro Security Zone | Jonathan Newell | January 2015
Network visibility improvements for large healthcare trust

“A healthcare provider in Northern Ireland has solved the problem of increasing numbers of non-managed endpoints on its network with CounterACT technology from ForeScout.”
 

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Global Security Mag | Marc Jacob | January 2015
Northern Health and Social Care Trust Selects ForeScout CounterACT for Real-time Network Visibility and Control of Endpoints

“The fact that CounterACT provides device visibility, security scan, and is capable of running a risk assessment of devices connected to the Trust’s network – without having to install anything on to the individual devices – was seen as a significant factor in the organisation’s decision to purchase ForeScout.”
 

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Global Banking & Finance Review | Sandy James | January 2015
ForeScout Recognised as a Leader in Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control

“ForeScout offers one of the industry’s most innovative next generation NAC technologies in a network security platform that delivers dynamic visibility, granular control and automated response to access, endpoint compliance and advanced threat risks. As a result, IT organisations can accelerate continuous monitoring and mitigation capabilities and better leverage their security investments.”
 

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Pro Security Zone | Jonathan Newell | January 2015
Gartner recognition for network access control

“With CounterACT, ForeScout offers innovative next generation NAC technologies in a network security platform that delivers dynamic visibility, granular control and automated response to access, endpoint compliance and advanced threat risks. As a result, IT organisations can accelerate continuous monitoring and mitigation capabilities and better make use of their security investments.”
 

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Global Security Mag | Emmanuelle Lamandé | January 2015
ForeScout Recognised as a Leader in the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control

“Another important NAC trend is the integration with other security components, such as next generation firewalls, advanced threat defence (ATD) solutions and security information and advanced management (SIEM) solutions.”
 

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Pro Security Zone | Jonathan Newell | January 2015
Gartner magic quadrant accolade for network access control supplier

“With CounterACT, ForeScout offers innovative next generation NAC technologies in a network security platform that delivers dynamic visibility, granular control and automated response to access, endpoint compliance and advanced threat risks. As a result, IT organisations can accelerate continuous monitoring and mitigation capabilities and better make use of their security investments.”

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