London, UK — 15 November 2012 — ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of automated security control solutions for Global 1000 enterprises and government organisations, today announced that its flagship CounterACT appliance was awarded the Network Access Control Solution of the Year at the Computing Security Awards ceremony in London, which took place on 8 November 2012.
ForeScout won NAC Solution of the Year after receiving more online votes than any other nominee in the category. The biggest group of nominators and voters were the readers of Computing Security Magazine - individuals who buy, specify and use security solutions in their working lives. International voters also participated and the poll results revealed ForeScout CounterACT to be the preferred NAC solution overall.
Dave Bonner, Computing Security Awards event manager, commented, “Now in its third year, the Computing Security Awards recognise the products, services and companies that have been most effective at protecting organisations from IT security threats. ForeScout was the clear winner in the Network Access Control Solution of the Year category, and we are delighted to pay tribute to the company’s continued growth, innovation and success in that area.”
“We are honoured to be presented with this award, which is a testament to our innovative solutions and furthers our visibility as a network security leader offering a best-in-class NAC platform,” said Gord Boyce, CEO of ForeScout. “ForeScout CounterACT offers incredible real-time visibility and control that delivers value not just for security and compliance automation, but for BYOD as well. We encourage IT organisations to take CounterACT 7 for a test-drive, so they can witness the extensive business benefits, first hand.”
The Computing Security NAC Solution of the Year award follows similar industry accolades for ForeScout in 2012 including the SC Magazine Reader Trust Award for Best NAC Product.
About ForeScout CounterACT
ForeScout is a fully integrated NAC solution that delivers hybrid 802.1X and agentless NAC functionality making it the easiest and most flexible to deploy, administer and scale. CounterACT lets organisations see and control everything connected to their network, no matter the device or user. The platform employs 802.1X, RADIUS and multi-factor authentication, identity and endpoint assessment technologies to grant, limit or block access, as well as manage guests and mobile devices in real-time. Advanced policy enforcement capabilities allows administrators to set rules that can dynamically find and fix endpoint configuration and security issues with little or no intervention, or to automatically quarantine or remove devices in compliance violation or exhibiting malicious behaviour.
About ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
ForeScout enables organisations to accelerate productivity and connectivity by allowing users to access corporate network resources where, how and when needed without compromising security. ForeScout’s automated solutions for network access control, mobile security, endpoint compliance and threat prevention empower IT agility while preempting risks and eliminating remediation costs. Because the ForeScout CounterACT platform is easy to deploy, unobtrusive, intelligent and scalable, it has been chosen by more than 1,300 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 authorised partners worldwide. Learn more at www.forescout.com.
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