April 16, 2014
ForeScout CounterACT Receives “IAIT Tested and Recommended” Rating
" ForeScout CounterACT 7 is a next-generation network access control (NAC) solution that enables companies to continuously monitor and mitigate security exposures and cyberthreats...IAIT, an independent testing laboratory based in Germany, examined CounterACT under great scrutiny with a practical test that integrated the appliance into a corporate network; engaged discovery and monitoring services; designed policies for classification, rogue detection and blocking, guest and mobile device management, and endpoint compliance and remediation; and conducted third-party system integration."
April 15, 2014
ForeScout CounterACT erhält das Label „Getestet und empfohlen vom IAIT“
"ForeScout CounterACT 7 ist eine NAC-Lösung der nächsten Generation, mit der Unternehmen Sicherheitsanfälligkeiten und Cyberbedrohungen kontinuierlich erkennen und entschärfen können. Das IAIT hat die Zusagen überprüft, die der Anbieter im Hinblick auf leichte Administrierbarkeit und Bereitstellungszeit, Umfang der Funktionalitäten und Interoperabilität sowie den Gesamtnutzen für das Sicherheitsmanagement macht."
April 15, 2014
Distinguished Analyst to Deliver Keynote Address at ForeScout CyberSecurity Workshop
"John Pescatore, director of emerging security trends at the SANS Institute, will deliver the keynote address at ForeScout’s Cybersecurity Workshop in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014"
April 8, 2014
ForeScout Releases Definitive Guide to Next-generation Network Access Control
"The "Definitive Guide to Next-generation Network Access Control" provides security practitioners with key capabilities, implementation considerations, use cases and operational advice for network access control (NAC) and details on how modern NAC platforms can be applied by IT organizations to achieve continuous monitoring and mitigation."
March 31, 2014
Nottingham Trent University Selects ForeScout CounterACT to Improve Network Visibility and End User Experience
" Nottingham Trent University (NTU), one of the UK’s most innovative universities with a strong reputation for launching graduate careers, chose ForeScout CounterACT™ to help monitor and mitigate security risks from devices connecting to its wireless network while maintaining end-user ease of use...After implementing CounterACT, calls to the IT helpdesk were reduced, which has contributed to cost-savings for NTU. The platform’s ease of management and automated mitigation capabilities have also saved the university time, money and resources."
March 26, 2014
ForeScout Hosts Free Best Practices Seminars
"The free, content-rich seminars are designed to offer customers and partners an opportunity to learn how to gain the best possible value from their CounterACT™ deployments through discussion, customer case studies, hands-on training, peer feedback and Q-and-A sessions...All sessions will also include an overview of the ForeScout ControlFabric™ platform that enables CounterACT and other IT solutions to exchange information and mitigate a wide variety of network, security and operational issues. Attendees will receive information and demos on the ControlFabric interface. "
March 19, 2014
Damballa and ForeScout Partner to Further Automate Defense Against Advanced Threats
"As part of ForeScout’s ControlFabric Technology Partner Program, Damballa Failsafe is now integrated with ForeScout CounterACT, enabling customers to automatically quarantine or log devices deemed ‘infected’ by Damballa. Damballa provides ForeScout CounterACT with the details of the infected device for efficient, automated policy-based mitigation...CounterACT receives the malware details from Damballa Failsafe and allows enterprises to take actions based on triggered policies, which can quarantine infected endpoints, isolate the communications channels of breached systems, block the infection source or automatically install hot patches as needed on endpoints."
March 12, 2014
ForeScout Receives Frost & Sullivan 2014 Technology Global Innovation Leadership Award in Network Security
"ForeScout CounterACT and its advanced ControlFabric architecture have received the Frost & Sullivan 2014 Global Technology Leadership Innovation Award in Network Security. This award recognizes ForeScout's focus on enhancing customer value, which has resulted in improved customer retention and, ultimately, increased market potential."
February 24, 2014
ForeScout to Extend Endpoint Visibility and Control Beyond the Enterprise Network with CounterACT RemoteControl
"CounterACT RemoteControl, which enables IT organizations an easy and effective means to monitor and enforce policy of remote corporate and personally owned devices...Driven by customer demand, ForeScout will reduce these risks by enabling its award-winning ForeScout CounterACT™ platform to continuously monitor and bolster endpoint security for devices both on and off the network with the introduction of CounterACT RemoteControl.
February 19, 2014
ForeScout Expands Leadership Team, Names Three New Vice Presidents
"Three new executives have joined the company – Paul Phillips, senior vice president, corporate and business development; Laura Owen, vice president of human resources; and Darren Milliken, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate compliance officer...each possess key qualities that will help bolster the company for long-term success – experience, leadership, dynamic personality and a proven track record."
February 12, 2014
Webinar Tackles Key Healthcare Network Access and Compliance Challenges
"The “Overcoming Network Security & Compliance Challenges Impacting Healthcare Enterprises” webinar seeks to examine those challenges and introduce solutions that can help healthcare IT departments meet their goals...Healthcare institutions deploy ForeScout CounterACT™ to provide automated network access control, endpoint compliance, mobile device security and threat control, enabling innovative patient care without compromising security. "
February 5, 2014
Survey Indicates Network Access Control Perceived as Most Effective Security Technology to Defend Against Cyberthreats
"Respondents rated network access control (NAC) highest of all the security technologies in its potential to defend against today’s cyberthreats and that 77 percent of IT professionals are using or plan to use NAC for mobile security. The survey also showed the compelling need for continuous monitoring and mitigation; more than 60 percent of participants had been breached in 2013, with a quarter of all participants citing a lack of employer investment in adequate defenses as a factor...This bodes well for ForeScout’s CounterACT platform, which helps organizations gain visibility and automated control for devices, users, systems and applications attempting to connect to or on an enterprise network. CounterACT identifies security control gaps, such as rogue devices, non-compliant systems or personal mobile device use, and it offers options to isolate threats and dynamically fix issues with little or no IT intervention."
January 29, 2014
ForeScout CounterACT Helps Rollins College Improve Network Visibility, Security and End User Experience
"Rollins initially deployed a competitor’s network access control (NAC) solution in hopes of minimizing the number of unsecured and unauthorized devices. Unfortunately, the solution did not sufficiently meet the growing college’s needs as it required dedicated IT staff to manage and was disruptive to the end user...Rollins College has 10 CounterACT appliances monitoring and protecting approximately 6,000 endpoints across the campus’s 75 connected buildings. The CounterACT dashboard makes it easy for the Rollins IT team to monitor the entire network from one screen and see all activity."
January 21, 2014
ForeScout Recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control
"For the third consecutive year ForeScout CounterACT was named by Gartner Inc. as a leader in its 2013 Magic Quadrant report for Network Access Control (NAC). ForeScout NAC innovations which includes its CounterACT platform and ControlFabric architecture also serve as the cornerstone technology addressing visibility, BYOD and continuous compliance trends."
January 13, 2014
ForeScout Names Enrique Salem, Former Symantec CEO, to Board of Directors
"Enrique Salem, former Symantec CEO, joins the ForeScout Technologies, Inc. Board of Directors. Salem brings more than 25 years of executive leadership and business strategy experience to ForeScout."
December 18, 2013
Inaugural ForeScout Customer Innovation Award Honors Vistaprint’s Nick Duda
"ForeScout established this award to recognize, honor and celebrate customers that are achieving outstanding success with ForeScout solutions and broadly advancing the IT security community...Going beyond a standard implementation, Duda is leveraging the power and flexibility of the CounterACT platform to tackle IT, inventory and help desk issues. Using the ControlFabric Interface, Duda has integrated CounterACT with Vistaprint’s anti-virus management server, its SIEM and its financial budgeting system while also creating simple Cacti monitoring templates to leverage CounterACT’s simple network management protocol (SNMP) capabilities for tracking utilization of this critical component of Vistaprint’s infrastructure."
December 16, 2013
Independent Survey Reveals High Satisfaction and Strong ROI for ForeScout Customers
"Customers who deployed the ForeScout CounterACT™ platform enjoyed a strong return on investment (ROI) and were highly satisfied with their CounterACT implementation...Survey results pointed to critical security functions where CounterACT was highly differentiated against competitive solutions, including Cisco Identity Service Engine (ISE). Sixty-seven percent of respondents looked at Cisco solutions before selecting CounterACT."
December 10, 2013
Bromium and ForeScout Team to Automate Threat Response
"The joint solution will help automatically defeat and remediate advanced malware, gather precise threat intelligence in real time, and protect the enterprise using advanced network-wide defenses...ForeScout CounterACT, Bromium vSentry® and LAVA™ interoperability is delivered through the ForeScout ControlFabric Interface using open, standards-based formats.
December 4, 2013
ForeScout Named to SC Magazine’s Prestigious Industry Innovator List for Second Consecutive Year
"This marks the second consecutive year ForeScout has been honored with this prestigious distinction. Last year, the company was lauded for its progressive BYOD security offering...ForeScout is 'forward-looking' with 'a clear focus on bring-your-own-device (BYOD)' and 'the idea of pervasive security throughout the enterprise.' The editor highlighted the company’s “‘bi-directional integration’ that allows [CounterACT] to integrate other third-party products into its ecosystem quickly and easily."
November 25, 2013
ForeScout CounterACT Named to DoD Unified Capabilities Approved Product List
"ForeScout to date is the only vendor offering a network access control (NAC) solution that is both approved under the DOD’s strict 2013 requirements and one that has achieved the industry’s highest level of security certification involving assurances at the Common Criteria EAL 4+level....In order to achieve UC APL listing, CounterACT was validated as compliant with applicable Security Technical Implementation Guidance (STIG) requirements, which amount to more than 1,000 different implementation requisites."
November 20, 2013
ForeScout CounterACT Helps Ardentec to Gain Real-time Network Visibility and Protection from Unauthorized and Unsecured Devices
"Ardentec, one of Taiwan’s top wafer test service providers, chose ForeScout CounterACT™ to gain endpoint visibility and compliance via agentless monitoring and policy enforcement of nearly 4,000 endpoints used by more than 1,000 employees across its four manufacturing sites…With the introduction of this BYOD security service, Ardentec has seen an increase in the network security compliance rate of ISO 27001 to 80 percent and an overall lowered network asset management risk across the company."
November 12, 2013
Healthcare Organizations Choose ForeScout for Complete, Real-Time Network Visibility
"CounterACT has helped healthcare organizations gain operational intelligence and policy-based control for all devices, users, systems and applications attempting to connect to an enterprise network – wired or wireless, managed or unmanaged, PC or mobile. With CounterACT, healthcare networks can seamlessly achieve continuous monitoring and mitigation of all endpoints while upholding the customer experience and infrastructure integrity."
October 31, 2013
ForeScout Hosts Free Best Practices Seminars
"The free, content-rich seminars are designed to offer customers and partners an opportunity to learn how to gain the best possible value from their CounterACT™ deployments through discussion, hands-on training, peer feedback and Q-and-A sessions...The fall sessions will also include an overview of ForeScout’s recently released ControlFabric platform that enables CounterACT and other IT solutions to exchange information and mitigate a wide variety of network, security and operational issues.
October 29, 2013
ForeScout Teams with SAP to Secure BYOD and Complete Enterprise Mobility
"The integration between ForeScout CounterACT and SAP Afaria MDM is provided via the ForeScout MDM Integration Module, which is an add-on to ForeScout CounterACT, the company’s award-winning network security solution...'Through this integration, SAP customers can utilize the rich enterprise mobile device, data and application management provided by SAP Afaria with advanced network visibility and control afforded by ForeScout.'"
October 21, 2013
ForeScout Sponsors Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Seminars with the Chertoff Group and the SANS Institute
"In support of the CDM program, ForeScout Technologies is sponsoring two seminars in the greater Washington, D.C. area. On Oct. 29, ForeScout is sponsoring the Chertoff Group Security Series: “A Shift in Security” event, and on Nov. 6, the SANS DHS CDM Award Workshop.
October 15, 2013
ForeScout Introduces New ControlFabric Technology Partner Program To Advance Network Security Capabilities Through Collaboration and Integration with Industry Leaders
"The new partner program provides advantages for ForeScout’s growing IT ecosystem and builds upon the more than 60 existing integrations. Nearly 30 technology partners, including new members Motorola, Palo Alto Networks and Splunk Inc., have committed to the program...The ControlFabric Technology Partner Program allows ForeScout to further collaborate with industry-leading hardware and software vendors, examine ways to team their solutions with ForeScout CounterACT™ and deliver greater customer value."
October 15, 2013
ForeScout Introduces the ControlFabric Technology to Foster Interoperability and Enable Continuous Monitoring and Mitigation
"The architecture features new interfaces that open the ForeScout CounterACT™ technology to developers, customers and system integrators, allowing them to flexibly integrate CounterACT with other security and management systems...ForeScout ControlFabric is a set of technologies that enables ForeScout CounterACT and other IT solutions to exchange information and mitigate a wide variety of network and endpoint security concerns."
October 8, 2013
ForeScout CounterACT Receives Five-Star ‘Best Buy’ Rating in SC Magazine Group Test
"The review states that ForeScout CounterACT 'is a feature-rich solution that truly delivers,' and a 'well-designed product that is easy to install and configure.' It also notes that 'it took under 30 minutes to start tracking data.'...ForeScout continues to earn industry praise and recognition. Last week, ForeScout was recognized by McAfee in its Security Innovation Alliance (SIA) Partner of the Year Awards, as Partner of the Year for the second year in a row."