Profile: ForeScout Technologies Inc (FSCT.OQ)
19 Jul 2019
ForeScout Technologies Inc. incorporated on April 14, 2000, is a network security organization. The Company is focused on protecting organizations against threats exploiting Internet of Things (IoT) and devices connected to organizations’ networks.
ForeScout has developed agent less technology to discover and classify IP-based devices in real time as they connect to the network and continuously monitors and assesses their security posture. The Company’s solution supports heterogeneous wired and wireless networks, as well as both virtual and cloud infrastructures to meet the needs of globally distributed organizations. The Company offers its solutions across three products: ForeScout Counter ACT, ForeScout Counter ACT Enterprise Manager and ForeScout Extended Modules. The Company also provides maintenance and support services and professional services.
ForeScout Counter ACT
The Company’s CounterACT agentless technology discovers, classifies, and assesses IP-based devices. CounterACT interrogates the network infrastructure to discover devices immediately as they attempt to connect to the network.
CounterACT uses a combination of passive and active methods to classify the device based on its type and ownership. Based on its classification, CounterACT assesses the device security posture and allows organizations to set policies to establish specific behavior for device while connected to a network.
ForeScout Extended Modules
Extended Modules expands, sees and controls the capabilities of ForeScout CounterACT. As a result, organizations can share contextual device data with third-party systems, automate policy enforcement across disparate solutions, bridge previously siloed IT processes, accelerate system-wide responses, and rapidly mitigate risks.
The Company’s Extended Modules represent integrations across vulnerability assessment (VA), advanced threat detection (ATD), security incidence and event management (SIEM), enterprise mobility management (EMM), endpoint protection (EPP) and endpoint detection and response (EDR), next generation firewall (NGFW), privileged access management (PAM), and IT systems management (ITSM) vendors as well as compliance. Additionally, customers can create their own integration using the Company’s open integration module (OIM).
ForeScout CounterACT Enterprise Manager
The Company’s Enterprise Manager is a centralized security management solution for global control of all appliances deployed on an end-customer network. Enterprise Manager serves as a single pane of glass for every device connected to the end-customer’s network that is managed by a CounterACT appliance at any given time. It is also used to define and manage the device. policies. Enterprise Manager is scalable to CounterACT deployments in networks exceeding one million devices.
Maintenance and support service
The Company offers technical maintenance and support for its solution, including Extended Modules, to Company’s end-customers. It provides two levels of maintenance and support, including premium-level support for coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week on a global basis. The Company’s end-customers receive post-sale support through online portals, email and telephone, managed by a single point of contact.
The Company offers professional services to end-customers to help them design, plan, deploy, and optimize the Company’s solution. The Company also provides training on CounterACT administration and emerging security practices. It also provides professional services through its channel partners.
The Company competes with Cisco and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company.
ForeScout Technologies Inc
190 W Tasman Dr
SAN JOSE CA 95134-1700