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 Platform to Foster Interoperability and Enable Continuous Monitoring and Mitigation
"The architecture features new interfaces that open the ForeScout CounterACT™ platform 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."
September 30, 2013
ForeScout and Splunk Team on Big Data and Security Intelligence
"In conjunction with the partnership, ForeScout has made available bi-directional integration between ForeScout CounterACT and Splunk® Enterprise and a new ForeScout App for Splunk Enterprise. By combining ForeScout’s dynamic endpoint visibility, access and security capabilities with Splunk Enterprise’s advanced machine data analytics capabilities, enterprises gain enhanced threat insight and automated control."
September 24, 2013
SoftBank Technology Deploys BYOD Security Solution Built on ForeScout CounterACT for SEGA Corporation
"SEGA enjoys an SBT managed service to monitor both wired and wireless networks to detect and assess devices and prevent devices, such as PCs and smartphones that are unmanaged or do not adhere to SEGA’s security policy, from connecting to its network...As the engine of SBT’s BYOD inspection network, ForeScout CounterACT automatically identifies devices that are not following corporate defined security policies."
September 16, 2013
ForeScout Appoints Louise Bulman as Vice President, EMEA
"With previous posts including head of security programs, Europe for NSN (Nokia Siemens Networks), and managing director, UK and Ireland for McAfee, Louise will be a strong asset to ForeScout’s fast-growing global team, whose staff has increased by 60 percent year on year...Additional positions held by Bulman throughout her career include regional vice president of Gartner, where she was responsible for the internal sales division of EMEA, which accounted for significant year-on-year growth in FY2003."
September 10, 2013
ForeScout Sponsors ISC2 Webcast: ‘Challenges and Benefits of Continuous Monitoring and BYOD’
"Join ForeScout and Gigamon as they host the “Challenges and Benefits of Continuous Monitoring and BYOD,” with ISC2, webinar. The speakers will examine key requirements and technologies for IT to gain enterprise visibility, control and automation. Common network visibility, access and endpoint compliance gaps, along with approaches to leveraging infrastructure and security investments that effectuate IT-GRC security controls will also be discussed."
August 28, 2013
Universities Choose ForeScout for Complete Network Visibility and Control
CounterACT has helped schools 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, schools can seamlessly achieve continuous monitoring and mitigation of all endpoints while upholding end user experience and infrastructure integrity.
August 20, 2013
ForeScout CounterACT is a Strategic Component in the Majority of DHS CDM Security Contractor Awards
"ForeScout CounterACT™ will be used as a cornerstone technology for 11 of the 17 recipients of the recent General Services Administration (GSA) $6 billion blanket purchase agreement for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Initiative...As part of a comprehensive CDM reference platform on 11 winning bids, CounterACT will help federal agencies improve their cybersecurity posture through its agentless, real-time asset discovery and policy-based remediation capabilities"
August 14, 2013
ForeScout Sponsors SC Magazine Webcast: ‘How Healthcare IT Is Securing Innovative Patient Care’
"Join SC MAgazine and ForeScout for this Healthcare IT webinar which will discuss the IT challenges and solutions used by today's most innovative organizations. The speakers in this session titled, 'How Healthcare IT Is Securing Innovative Patient Care,” will discuss visibility and control gaps, mobile device access and how modern security tools such as ForeScout CounterACT can address some of the challenges faced by the healthcare industry."
August 2, 2013
ForeScout Technologies Appoints Masayuki Yao as Country Manager of Japanese Subsidiary
"Under Masayuki’s leadership, ForeScout Technologies KK will propel companies and partners to meet the demand for continuous visibility and compliance…Focus on helping Japanese enterprises enhance business capabilities and reduce security risks such as those associated with the growing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trends."
July 30, 2013
Network Access Control (NAC) Evolves Into Endpoint Visibility, Access, and Security (EVAS) Market Says ESG
"Given the advantage of continuous monitoring and mitigation, smart CIOs and CISOs are seeking EVAS capabilities to optimize IT resources and to gain more efficient responses to prevent or contain security exposures. EVAS reflects how the majority of our enterprise and government customers use CounterACT."
July 24, 2013
ForeScout Names Mark Jensen to Board of Directors
"Mark Jensen has an extensive array of expertise in accounting, auditing and financial consulting services for high technology companies… vast experience providing auditing and financial advice to high growth technology companies will complement ForeScout’s long-term financial and industry goals."
July 16, 2013
International Retail Property Specialist, NEINVER, Chooses CounterACT to Optimize Security and Control of Network
NEINVER has chosen ForeScout CounterACT™ to optimize the security and control of its network, which supports more than 1,200 endpoints across offices and shopping centers in Portugal, France, Germany, Poland, Italy and Spain because of its manageability, superior performance, the simplicity of its agentless approach – all of which equated to lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and more assured implementation success.
July 2, 2013
ForeScout Wins 2013 Game Changer Award at CISO Summit for its Innovative Security Solutions
"ForeScout is honored to be awarded as a Game Changer in the security industry…,A top priority for today’s enterprises is visibility into all devices; managed and unmanaged, wired and wireless, pc, mobile and embedded devices attempting to access the network and business sensitive data - especially given the growth in bring your own device (BYOD) programs."
June 26, 2013
ForeScout Wins 2013 GOVTek Executive Government Technology Award for Best Mobility Solution
"Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) has recognized ForeScout as a security leader supporting enterprise mobility management within the government community...'We welcome the opportunity to assist them by providing visibility of all the devices attempting to access network resources and sensitive data, and to enforce policy and enable control of personal and mobile devices.'”
June 18, 2013
ForeScout Named Sole Contender in the Expansive Network Access Control Market as its Share Increases by 10 Percent
“Frost estimates that ForeScout expanded its 2012 NAC market share by more than 10 percent from the prior year… latest generation of NAC products solve top IT challenges and deliver tangible business value to customers… ForeScout and our partners are seeing tremendous sales growth in the large commercial enterprise, government and mid-tier market segments"
June 11, 2013
Omnicom Media Group Taps ForeScout CounterACT to Reduce Risks and Improve Security for 38 Offices Across EMEA
“Media companies such as OMG harbor a wealth of creativity which must not be stifled by technology. CounterACT fits this environment perfectly, as it delivers the real-time endpoint visibility and network protection OMG needed, without disrupting productivity.”