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Forescout CounterACT Named SC Magazine 2012 Reader’s Trust Award Finalist

Cupertino, Calif. — November 16, 2011 — SC Magazine has named Forescout as a Finalist in the 2012 Reader’s Trust Awards.  In one of the most prestigious awards of the security industry, Forescout CounterACT was selected as a Finalist in the Best Network Access Control (NAC) Product category.  Earlier this year Forescout CounterACT achieved SC Magazine’s Best Buy rating in the NAC category.  Forescout CounterACT helps IT organizations optimize end user productivity and network accessibility through security automation.

Forescout CounterACT is an automated, extensible and scalable security control platform that lets you see and control everything connected to your network no matter the device or user.  Proven in internal, hosted and private cloud environments, CounterACT automatically enforces network access policies, quarantines and remediates devices that are not compliant, and enables network mobile security for Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) initiatives.

Finalists for the Reader’s Trust awards will be judged by a panel of leading security officers from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets, which represents the broad readership of SC Magazine. As one of the industry’s most prominent and distinguished award programs, the annual SC Awards honor the professionals, companies and products that help to fend off the high number of security threats that terrorize today’s corporate world and the emerging threat landscape of tomorrow.

“Our automated security control platform affords IT organizations unfettered yet secure network connectivity while reducing operational costs associated with guest networking, endpoint compliance, mobile security and remediation tasks,” said Gord Boyce, CEO of Forescout.  “We are pleased to be honored as a finalist for such a prominent industry award.”

Forescout CounterACT makes it possible for IT organization to allow employees, guests and contractors to use their personal mobile devices such as smart phones, tablets and laptop computers without the enterprise having to worry about the security of who and what is accessing critical and sensitive network resources.  It is also simple to use and deploy since CounterACT requires no software, agents, hardware or reconfigurations to the network for it to work.  Everything needed for end-to-end network visibility, access control and endpoint security is contained within a scalable appliance or virtual appliance. And with Forescout’s new NAC-as-a-Service offer, mid-tier, large and government enterprises can implement CounterACT through Forescout’s Managed Service Provider (MSP) partners.

The 2012 SC Awards U.S. Winners will be announced at the SC Magazine annual Reader Trust ceremony at RSA 2012 on February 28th in San Francisco.  The event is a night filled with excitement along with an opportunity to network with some of the top corporate IT professionals in attendance.  To attend the Awards, please register at http://www.cvent.com/d/scqm6b/4W.

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business.  By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these security tools will address larger demands put on business today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies.  The brand’s portfolio includes the SC World Conference and Expo, SC Congress Canada, SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire, and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forum.

About Forescout Technologies, Inc.
Forescout enables its customers to unleash the full power of their network through enterprise-class security and control.  Forescout’s automated solutions for network access control, mobile security, threat prevention and endpoint compliance empower organizations to gain access agility while preempting risks and eliminating remediation costs.  Because Forescout security solutions are easy to deploy, unobtrusive, intelligent and scalable, they have been chosen by more than 1,000 of the world’s most secure enterprises and military installations for global deployments spanning 37 countries.  Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Forescout delivers its solutions through its network of authorized partners worldwide.  Learn more at www.forescout.com.

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