May 16, 2013
ForeScout Technologies Wins Gold in Business Expansion of the Year Awards
"ForeScout announced today that Network Products Guide has named ForeScout a Gold winner of the 8th Annual 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Business Expansion of the Year category. ForeScout was also an Honorable Mention for the Hot Companies list, and ForeScout’s leading network access control (NAC) solution was selected as a Bronze winner in the Governance Risk & Compliance category as well as the Security Hardware category."
May 8, 2013
Unidad Editorial Chooses ForeScout CounterACT to Protect Diverse Network
"ForeScout today announced that Unidad Editorial, Spain’s leading multimedia group, providing information and entertainment to households worldwide, has selected ForeScout CounterACT™ to provide real-time visibility of all devices and protect the organization’s diverse network, encompassing 2,600 endpoints across 14 locations...“We quickly saw that CounterACT was extremely simple to implement since the 802.1X protocol does not need to be orchestrated throughout the organization, nor does it require agents to be installed. Once the NAC is connected and the initial settings are determined, it allows all devices to be automatically detected, classified and analyzed - that alone was very valuable,” said Trotta Moreu, chief information security officer (CISO) at Unidad Editorial."
May 1, 2013
Sussex Health Informatics Service Deploys ForeScout CounterACT for Real-Time Access and Endpoint Compliance of 40,000 Devices Across 500 Sites
"ForeScout today announced that Sussex Health Informatics Service (HIS), an NHS membership organization and the largest Health Informatics Service in the U.K., has selected ForeScout CounterACT to deliver real-time access and endpoint compliance for 40,000 devices across 500 sites...ForeScout CounterACT provides Sussex HIS with visibility of all IP devices on its network and the ability for deeper inspection to highlight users and potentially unwanted applications on those devices."
April 25, 2013
Meritrust Credit Union Secures Network with ForeScout CounterACT
"ForeScout today announced that Kansas-based Meritrust Credit Union selected the CounterACT network access control (NAC) system to bring additional network security to its headquarters and branch locations, gain visibility into all network-connected devices and protect itself from the possibility of rogue devices accessing networks or information. CounterACT gives the IT team one dynamic view of the entire 15-location network and its 2,000 connected devices. It also allows them to implement their security policies and provides the capability to remediate unapproved devices or those that deviated from policy."
April 23, 2013
ForeScout and FireEye Team for Real-Time Mitigation of Advanced Persistent Threats
"ForeScout Technologies and FireEye®, Inc. announced an integrated approach to dynamically mitigate advanced persistent threats (APTs) and zero-day attacks. By combining the ForeScout CounterACT platform with the FireEye threat protection platform, enterprises can rapidly identify, verify and quarantine APTs, botnets and propagating malware affecting systems in distributed and “bring your own device” (BYOD) environments."
April 16, 2013
ForeScout to Demo Secure BYOD and Enterprise Mobility at Infosecurity Europe
"ForeScout will demonstrate its award-winning network security offerings to achieve continuous compliance and enhance mobile security to enable organisations to harness the growing bring your own device (BYOD) and choose your own device (CYOD) trend at Infosecurity Europe, Earls Court, London (23-25 April)"
April 9, 2013
Network Access Control (NAC) Market Will Sustain 22 Percent CAGR and Reach $1 Billion by 2017 Says Ogren Group
"'ForeScout is distinguished as being the largest independent NAC vendor and the one with greatest market momentum. The ForeScout CounterACT product is feature-rich while remaining easy to deploy and administer. The Ogren Group congratulates ForeScout for its innovations in the NAC market.' In making its specific assessment, the analysts point to ForeScout's large number of clients, its capability to scale to support very large enterprises, its technology leadership and breadth and its channel programs as reasons for its market success."
April 4, 2013
ForeScout Awarded 5-Star Channel Partner Rating From CRN
"ForeScout has been named to CRN’s 2013 Partner Program Guide, and awarded a 5-Star Partner rating. The 5-Star Partner Program rating recognizes ForeScout as a vendor that gives solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs."
April 2, 2013
New York Law School Increases Network Visibility and Security with ForeScout CounterACT
"New York Law School (NYLS) has selected CounterACT for endpoint intelligence and policy-based enforcement of the 3,000+ devices connected to its network. With CounterACT now fully implemented, NYLS has nearly eliminated student wireless access complaints, reduced operational risks and significantly decreased support and remediation costs."
March 28, 2013
ForeScout Sponsors SANS Institute Analyst Webcast “NAC Applied to the Critical Security Controls”
"ForeScout Sponsors SANS Institute Analyst Webcast, 'NAC Applied to the Critical Security Controls' scheduled for April 3. Speakers include G. Mark Hardy, president of National Security Corporation, Brian Meyer, information security officer at Meritrust Credit Union, and Scott Gordon, vice president of worldwide marketing at ForeScout."
March 27, 2013
ForeScout Names Christopher Harms Chief Financial Officer
“ForeScout today named Christopher (Criss) Harms as chief financial officer (CFO). He brings more than 20 years of executive financial and operational management experience in fortifying technology companies by building teams, raising capital and executing M&A transactions."
March 25, 2013
ForeScout CounterACT 7 Achieves Common Criteria EAL 4+
“ForeScout CounterACT 7, has achieved the industry’s highest level of security certification for a Network Access Control (NAC) solution involving assurances at the Common Criteria EAL 4+level. ForeScout CounterACT™ addresses access, mobile and endpoint compliance challenges impacting government and commercial enterprises. The certification provides ForeScout’s government and other clients with high confidence in the implementation of security mechanisms in CounterACT.”
March 19, 2013
Emarat Automates Network Security with ForeScout CounterACT, Reaps $80,000 Annual Cost Saving
“'Emarat, the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) leading national petroleum brand, has selected ForeScout CounterACT to deliver real-time visibility and automated security control of all users and devices on the corporate network. Since deployment, the network access control (NAC) platform has delivered a rapid payback to Emarat, saving the organization approximately $80,000 per year."
March 7, 2013
ForeScout Marketing VP Scott Gordon Named CRN Channel Chief
“ForeScout's Scott Gordon, was named a CRN 2013 Channel Chief. This recognition places Gordon amongst the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel. Channel Chiefs are selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales.”
March 4, 2013
RAH Infotech Teams with ForeScout to bring Real-Time Network Security Solutions to India
"ForeScout today announced that RAH Infotech would become a value added distributor of ForeScout Technologies in India. Under the agreement, RAH Infotech will offer ForeScout’s entire product line to its partners and resellers, helping its customers to unleash the full power of their network through real-time security and automated control."
February 25, 2013
ForeScout Integrates Market Leading NAC with Citrix XenMobile MDM Edition to Address Enterprise BYOD Security Concerns
“By combining NAC with other security mechanisms, such as mobile device management, companies can better manage mobility risks by gaining pre-admission and post-admission mobile device intelligence and policy-based control,” said Scott Crawford, managing research director at Enterprise Management Associates.
February 20, 2013
Let ForeScout School You on BYOD and Mobile Security at RSA Conference 2013
"During RSA, stop by the ForeScout booth #831 to learn more about CounterACT’s bi-directional integration with mobile device management offerings (MDM) from market leaders, AirWatch, Fiberlink and MobileIron. Attendees will hear how the combination of an integrated NAC plus MDM delivers a complete solution for enterprises grappling to control BYOD and CYOD policy."
February 19, 2013
ForeScout to Showcase BYOD and Mobile Security Solutions at Mobile World Congress
ForeScout Technologies will showcase its award-winning network security offerings with emphasis on enterprise mobility to enable organizations to harness the growing bring your own device (BYOD) and choose your own device (CYOD) trend at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (25-27 February) on stand 7G02. Attendees will also see demos of integrations with leading MDM Vendors AirWatch, Fiberlink and MobileIron.
February 12, 2013
ForeScout and MobileIron Partner on Integrated NAC and Mobile IT Architecture to Enable Strong Security for Enterprise BYOD
"The integration of the MobileIron platform with ForeScout CounterACT gives customers unified visibility and comprehensive control across mobile devices, users, applications, data and network attributes….'The BYOD phenomenon is delivering strong growth for companies like ForeScout and MobileIron. Thus, it's not surprising that our joint customers are asking for the integration of mobile device management and network access control as an essential part of a comprehensive BYOD security strategy that enables productivity while ensuring compliance and the protection of sensitive information,' stated Gord Boyce, CEO of ForeScout."
February 5, 2013
ForeScout and AirWatch Partner to Offer Comprehensive Solution for Corporate BYOD Deployments
“IT organizations need solutions that help them easily manage enterprise accessibility and meet BYOD demands regardless of the types of users and devices connecting to their networks. The ForeScout-AirWatch partnership delivers a layered approach to overcome the unique challenges of BYOD via integrated mobile device visibility, end-to-end management and security.”
January 30, 2013
ForeScout Technologies Honored as a Top 100 Global Tech Startup by Red Herring
“Being amongst the top 100 startups globally is a great honor, and validates our commitment to delivering best-in-class network access control and service to our customers,” said Gord Boyce, CEO of ForeScout.
January 30, 2013
ForeScout Mitigates Hadassah Medical Center’s BYOD Security Concerns
"CounterACT has alleviated BYOD security concerns and has brought additional savings to the medical center. 'Without CounterACT, the only way to deploy and control mobile devices would have been to have the hospital purchase them and limit their functionality,' continued Shrefler. 'While limited functionality is fine in the medical center, when the device goes home with its owner we want all the device’s features to be fully functional. With CounterACT, my team can control the functionality of the device based on its location and environment.'”
January 25, 2013
ForeScout VP of Technology to Present at Frost & Sullivan ConNEXTions 2013
Gil Freidrich, VP technology at ForeScout, is presenting at ConNEXTions 2013, Frost and Sullivan’s executive conference for next-generation technologies for enterprise voice, data and video communications. The presentation, Anywhere, Anytime Business: Security and Governance of Mobile Devices, will discuss balancing an organization’s desire for increased productivity and connectivity via corporate-provisioned and personal mobile devices and applications with its need for uncompromised security control.
January 22, 2013
OSN Selects ForeScout CounterACT to Secure Network Productivity and Enable BYOD
“The network access control (NAC) platform ensures that OSN’s network is bring your own device-ready (BYOD), an essential step to enabling the company’s plans to fully embrace BYOD and mobility in the near future…'We required a product that gave us control of wired and wireless guests’ and contractors’ devices, as well as full visibility of all employee systems in a seamless manner so that contractors and employees can remain productive. CounterACT provides this and more, giving us a substantive layer of real-time security.'”
January 17, 2013
BYOD and Continuous Compliance Trends Drive ForeScout to Achieve Record Bookings and Customer Growth
"'We continue to see substantial global demand for tools that provide real-time visibility and automated control given that IT must embrace greater device, application, user and access diversity,' said Gord Boyce, CEO of ForeScout. 'I’m proud of our team’s ability to manage growth and meet evolving customer requirements. As we look to 2013, we’ll continue to innovate and help our customers secure enterprise mobility and endpoint compliance.'"
January 15, 2013
ForeScout Named Finalist in Reader’s Trust Awards and Lauded for Innovative Approach to BYOD Security by SC Magazine
"Over the last several years, ForeScout CounterACT has been recognized as a top product in the Reader Trust Award competition winning the honor in 2012. The awards honor best-in-class security products and services. Additionally, in its December 2012 issue, SC Magazine named ForeScout an Innovator for its BYOD security and praised ForeScout’s approach of 'Bringing traditional NAC to mobile devices.'"
December 11, 2012
Travelodge Selects ForeScout CounterACT NAC-as-a-Service for PCI Compliance
"Travelodge, the U.K.’s first budget hotel company, selected ForeScout CounterACT NAC-as-a-Service to help achieve PCI compliance, as well as to optimize network visibility and endpoint compliance…'The CounterACT NAC managed service provided by Axial gives us assurance that we are now more than just achieving the PCI requirement, we are exceeding it.'"
December 10, 2012
ForeScout Technologies Recognized as a Leader in the 2012 ‘Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control’
"Key highlights from the Gartner "Magic Quadrant on Network Access Control" include: -The BYOD trend continues to be a major driver in NAC adoption -Mobility and BYOD trends have increased demand and the largest NAC suppliers have seen strong increases in growth -…we expect market growth of 63% [in the NAC market] in 2013"
December 6, 2012
McAfee and ForeScout Present ‘Making the GRC Grade – How to Realize Continuous Compliance’
"This webinar will cover innovative approaches to improve an organization’s governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) grade while also achieving continuous compliance. The session reviews key issues and opportunities, as well as shares a reference solution for continuous compliance based on smart integrations between McAfee's security management and ForeScout’s automated security control platform."
December 4, 2012
ForeScout Wins Homeland Security Award from Government Security News
“ForeScout helps government agencies at the federal, state and municipal level meet the numerous access control and continuous endpoint compliance requirements with an agentless, easy to deploy and scalable solution,” said Niels Jensen, vice president of federal sales at ForeScout. “To be recognized as a security leader among the government community is truly an honor. As the federal government embarks on its continuous mitigation and diagnostics efforts, we welcome agencies’ commitments to ForeScout for help in meeting advance port control requisites, real-time asset management, and endpoint compliance objectives.”
November 29, 2012
ForeScout CEO Gord Boyce Named To CRN’s Top 100 Channel Executives
“Being recognized among the Top 100 Channel Executives confirms our commitment to build innovative products and invest in a strong channel program that offers partners the best opportunity for sales success. Our channel partners play a key role in our growth, and I am honored to share this award with them, said Gord Boyce, CEO of ForeScout."
November 20, 2012
ForeScout Joins IBM’s Security Intelligence Partner Program
"Any unmanaged, unknown or insecure devices, including personal mobile devices, on a corporate network present serious security risks and potential operational impact to IT… Our alliance with IBM Security helps to alleviate this challenge by giving enterprises visibility into every single device on their network."
November 15, 2012
ForeScout Wins Network Access Control Solution of the Year at 2012 Computing Security Awards
"CounterACT appliance was awarded the Network Access Control Solution of the Year… receiving more online votes than any other nominee in the category… pays tribute to the company’s continued growth, innovation and success in that area."
November 13, 2012
Executive Office for United States Attorneys Selects ForeScout CounterACT
"Civilian and defense agencies are required to safeguard all access provisions and assure that devices connecting to network enclaves meet and maintain host-based security system standards… the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, selected ForeScout to monitor and enforce network access control (NAC) and endpoint compliance policies."
November 7, 2012
ForeScout Sponsors SC Magazine Webcast: ‘Why NAC? Why now?’
The webcast “Why NAC? Why now?” will take a deep dive into NAC and the considerations and opportunity with regards to deploying NAC within the large enterprise. Panelists with in-the-trenches experience from Hadassah Medical Center, Queens College, Atrion Networking and ForeScout Technologies will present proven process and technology considerations that InfoSec professionals can put to immediate use.