Press Releases

July 15, 2014
Cybersecurity Confidence Undermined by Contradicting Investments as 39 Percent of IT Organisations Experienced More Than Two Significant Security Incidents

"Independent research for the report was conducted by IDG Connect, and offers key insights into the nature of security issues impacting organizations; the perceived maturity of process, controls and tools applied to preempt and contain exposures; the state of confidence in security operations; and the most likely areas for future improvement and investment."

July 15, 2014
Neueste IDG-Studie: Cyber Defense Maturity Report 2014

"Mangelndes Vertrauen in die IT-Sicherheit durch inkonsequente Investitionen, Trends bei Sicherheitsvorfällen und -kontrollen, verbesserungswürdige Bereiche in 1600 IT-Unternehmen."

July 15, 2014
Cybersecurity Confidence Undermined by Contradicting Investments as 39 Percent of IT Organizations Experienced More Than Two Significant Security Incidents

"Independent research for the report was conducted by IDG Connect, and offers key insights into the nature of security issues impacting organizations; the perceived maturity of process, controls and tools applied to preempt and contain exposures; the state of confidence in security operations; and the most likely areas for future improvement and investment."

July 8, 2014
Queens College Optimizes Network Visibility, Asset Management and Compliance with ForeScout CounterACT

“Once we had CounterACT in place, the first time a new worm broke out, we had only three computers that became infected, and those were immediately isolated, and the infections contained,” said Morris Altman, director of Network Services at Queens College. “Additionally, those three users were automatically notified about the problem, and instructed to call our help desk so we could fix the problem. Instead of weeks, the problem was solved in less than a day, and had minimal impact on our students, faculty and staff.”

June 25, 2014
ForeScout CounterACT Secures BYOD Program for Long Road Sixth Form College

'One of the largest colleges in East Anglia, Long Road Sixth Form College prides itself on high levels of examination success and making learning as easy and effective as possible for its 2,200 students...selected ForeScout CounterACT to ease the roll-out of its BYOD program by providing real-time visibility of what is connected to you network: devices - personal and mobile, applications and users. These factors, combined with broad infrastructure interoperability, have helped to increase the security of Long Road’s network, as well as the productivity of the students."

June 19, 2014
ForeScout Named Finalist in Hot Companies and Best Products Awards by Network Products Guide

"ForeScout has been named a “Best Deployments and Case Study” finalist in the 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards for its CounterACT network security platform implementation at Rollins College...The Hot Companies and Best Products Award winners will be announced later this month."

June 10, 2014
ForeScout Sponsors SANS Webinar on “Reaping the Benefits of Continuous Monitoring and Mitigation at Pioneer Investments”

"John Pescatore, director of emerging security trends at SANS Institute, and Ken Pfeil, chief information security officer at Pioneer Investments, will participate in a new webinar to discuss what works in continuous monitoring and mitigation...Presented as a webcast interview, it is a lessons-learned conversation between Pescatore, SANS director and a former distinguished analyst at Gartner, and Pfeil, a security professional utilizing a state-of-the-art security solution."

June 3, 2014
ForeScout CounterACT Increases Visibility, Control and Compliance at Broward College

"Broward College selected the ForeScout CounterACT™ platform to secure and manage the personally- and college-owned devices connecting to its network...with more than 68,000 students located at four campuses and seven satellite locations in South Florida...Broward’s IT team aimed to invest in technologies that would facilitate a flexible, secure bring your own device (BYOD) strategy for its faculty, staff and students to facilitate learning."

May 22, 2014
ForeScout CounterACT Wins Gold in 2014 Govies Government Security Awards

"The awards recognize the outstanding solutions that address security challenges in government agencies...ForeScout CounterACT provides government agencies with an automated solution to more efficiently control network access and enforce essential security controls."

May 7, 2014
Invincea and ForeScout Partner to Protect End User Devices and Corporate Networks from Targeted Attacks

"By integrating ForeScout CounterACT - a real-time security platform that delivers visibility and automated control for devices, users, systems and applications attempting to connect to or on an enterprise network – with the Invincea Platform, enterprises can enforce safe online usage with Invincea for both enterprise and BYOD assets.... Invincea will also provide ForeScout with broader threat details to provide closed-loop, automated policy-based mitigation."

April 30, 2014
LogRhythm and ForeScout Team to Enhance Continuous Intelligence, Big Data Analytics and Threat Mitigation

"By combining LogRhythm and ForeScout platforms, IT organizations will be able to eliminate a broad range of cyberdefense and compliance management gaps while gaining greater return on security investments...The planned interoperability between each company’s solutions will leverage LogRhythm’s SmartResponse™ technology and ForeScout’s ControlFabric™ architecture."

April 23, 2014
ForeScout Delivers New Package to Expedite UK Government Agency Compliance with the Public Services Network Initiative

"The compliance package combines the ForeScout CounterACT solution, services and pricing incentives for government authorities in the UK in order to secure unmanaged devices, preempt rogue device and unsanctioned application risks, and support compliance to PSN requirements...ForeScout CounterACT addresses these challenges by leveraging CounterACT’s built-in ability to see, monitor and control what is happening on your network – across users, devices, and applications."

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."

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