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Forescout Sponsors SANS Webinar on “Reaping the Benefits of Continuous Monitoring and Mitigation at Pioneer Investments”

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Ken Pfeil, CISO at Pioneer Investments, explains how his organization is advancing security, operational intelligence, control and response

CAMPBELL, Calif., June 10, 2014Forescout Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of pervasive network security solutions for Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations, announced that 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. Hosted by the SANS Institute, the online seminar will examine drivers, considerations, implementation and results with regards to advancing security intelligence and threat response.

Security practitioners are invited to register for the June 18, 3 p.m. EDT SANS What Works webinar at: https://www.sans.org/webcasts/reaping-benefits-nac-pioneer-investments-98347.

According to a recent Gartner, Inc. report,1 “to enable a truly adaptive and risk-based response to advanced threats, the core of a next-generation security protection process will be continuous, pervasive monitoring and visibility that are constantly analyzed for indications of compromise.”

Pioneer Investments is a global investment management firm, founded in 1928, dedicated to growing and preserving client assets. The institution has a presence in 27 countries worldwide and an experienced team of more than 2,060 employees globally, of which nearly 350 are investment professionals. The SANS What Works initiative employs SANS research to illuminate user stories that bring the benefits (and problems) of effective security tools to life.

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. The program attempts to answer all the questions a prospective buyer might ask a satisfied but unbiased user.

For an in-depth, real-world discussion of what works in continuous monitoring and mitigation, join these expert practitioners as they explore:

  • Drivers, operational buy-in and justification
  • Selection processes, criteria and technology trade-offs
  • Global rollout, staffing, policy development and integration impact
  • Control interoperability across network, endpoint and threat protection
  • Results achieved and lessons learned

Registrants will also receive the SANS What Works case study, “Reaping the Benefits of Continuous Monitoring and Mitigation at Pioneer Investments.”

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About Forescout Technologies, Inc.
Forescout delivers pervasive network security by allowing organizations to continuously monitor and mitigate security exposures and cyberattacks. The company’s CounterACT platform dynamically identifies and assesses network users, endpoints and applications to provide visibility, intelligence and policy-based mitigation of security issues. Forescout’s open ControlFabric technology allows a broad range of IT security products and management systems to share information and automate remediation actions. Because Forescout’s solutions are easy to deploy, unobtrusive, flexible and scalable, they have been chosen by more than 1,500 enterprises and government agencies in 54 countries. Headquartered in Campbell, California, Forescout offers its solutions through its network of authorized partners worldwide. Learn more at www.forescout.com.

1 Gartner, Inc., Report G00259490 “Designing an Adaptive Security Architecture for Protection from Advanced Attacks,” Neil MacDonald and Peter Firstbrook, February 12, 2014.

Forescout Technologies, Inc. is a privately held Delaware corporation. Forescout, the Forescout logo, CounterACT® and ControlFabric® are trademarks of Forescout. Other names mentioned may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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