CUPERTINO, Calif. — July 2, 2013— Forescout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of real-time network security solutions for Fortune 1000 enterprises and government organizations, today announced that it received the Game Changer Award for the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Summit, a conference for executives, analysts and vendors in the security industry. The Game Changer award is awarded to the organization deemed most innovative and forward-thinking by conference attendees.
“We are honored to be awarded by the executives at the CISO Summit as a Game Changer in the security industry,” said Scott Gordon, chief marketing officer at Forescout Technologies. “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. This recognition validates Forescout’s unique ability to deliver real-time visibility and automated control to enable business, optimize IT resources and better manage risk.”
The CISO Summit brought together 75 attendees made up of C-level IT security executives, industry analysts and solution providers from a selection of North America’s biggest brands to discuss industry challenges and best practices.
“Forescout was an outstanding addition to this year’s CISO Summit. They led an engaging thought leadership session that garnered excellent reviews, and there was a clear interest in Forescout solutions and offerings throughout the event. Forescout is well deserving of the Game Changer award,” said Mark Southam, vice president major accounts for CDM Media, a leading B2B technology marketing and media firm, producing C-level executive events.
The CISO Summit community evaluated and voted for winning agencies and solution providers based on their innovations and leadership in the industry. Details about the CISO Summit and the list of winners in all categories are available at: http://www.ciosummits.com/media/pdf/Award_CISOJune.pdf.
Forescout has received numerous awards for their accomplishments including the GOVTek Executive Government Technology Award for Best Mobility Solution, being ranked as a leader in the 2012 Gartner Magic Quadrant for NAC and being named by Frost and Sullivan in its 2013 NAC report as the sole market contender and the one possessing the highest market penetration and capability to meet market demands for technology and scalability.
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About Forescout Technologies, Inc.
Forescout enables organizations to accelerate productivity and connectivity by allowing users to access corporate network resources where, how and when needed without compromising security. Forescout’s real-time network security platform for access control, mobile security, endpoint compliance and threat prevention empower IT agility while preempting risks and eliminating remediation costs. Because the Forescout CounterACT solution is easy to deploy, unobtrusive, intelligent and scalable, it has been chosen by more than 1,400 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.
Forescout Technologies, Inc. is a privately held Delaware corporation. Forescout, the Forescout logo and CounterACT® are trademarks of Forescout. Other names mentioned may be trademarks of their respective owners.