Best Cybersecurity Company – Forescout Technologies Inc.

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Additional Info

Websitehttps://www.forescout.com/
Company size (employees)1,000 to 4,999
Headquarters RegionNorth America

In 3 bullets, summarize why this company is different from the competition and deserves recognition:

-Forescout has one of the most widely deployed, enterprise-class platforms at scale across IT, IoT and OT managed and unmanaged devices that actively defends every connected device on heterogeneous networks. Forescout deploys quickly at large-enterprise scale – managing more than two million endpoints per deployment – without the need for infrastructure upgrades. Over 3,800 global companies, including many Fortune 1000 companies, rely on Forescout and its 20 years of device intelligence to mitigate risks from network-connected devices.

-Over the last year, Forescout conducted its own research project - Project Memoria - to tackle growing threats on connected critical infrastructure, which is the most extensive study to date assessing the security of TCP/IP stacks. Forescout’s researchers analyzed 14 different TCP/IP stacks, uncovering 97 vulnerabilities that could impact 3 billion-plus devices around the globe. The scale of this research is unprecedented. Forescout has helped many of the affected vendors to better understand the impact of stack vulnerabilities, reviewed vendors’ patches, and helped asset owners to identify and mitigate the risks around vulnerable yet un-patched devices.

-Forescout is dedicated to providing customers and partners with timely, high-quality technical support. Their objective is to help users alleviate issues, increase use case adoption and fully benefit from use of Forescout solutions. Forescout offers several levels of support and maintenance, allowing customers to choose the right option to suit their business needs – from reliable ActiveCare Basic to around-the-clock business-critical support provided by Forescout Premium Care. Forescout also offers support for users with disabilities and provides security advisories to inform customers, partners and those evaluating our solutions of security vulnerabilities found in Forescout products and the required steps to mitigate them. For many of these reasons, in December 2021, Forescout was recognized as a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Network Access Control.

Brief Overview

Forescout continues to break through the cybersecurity market and empower its customers and the industry at large by investing heavily in platform development and research.

The Forescout platform leads the industry in providing active defense for the Enterprise of Things. By identifying, segmenting and enforcing compliance of connected devices, customers can effectively manage cyber, operational and compliance risks across the extended environment. The platform deploys quickly at large-enterprise scale without the need for infrastructure upgrades, resulting in faster ROI and lower TCO. To further support organizations with zero trust initiatives, Forescout recently expanded its platform’s set of network segmentation capabilities that will provide end-to-end visibility and real-time analysis to automate risk mitigation and policy management.

Forescout’s Device Cloud is also one of the world’s largest device repositories, and it now contains more than 12 million devices from more than 1,000 customers who share anonymized device insights. Forescout uses the Device Cloud data to analyze more than 150 attributes per device to bring increased device intelligence and improved auto-classification to its customers.

Aside from industry-leading products, Forescout has helped tackle growing threats on connected critical infrastructure by conducting its research project, Project Memoria— the most extensive study to date assessing the security of TCP/IP stacks. Over the last year, Forescout’s researchers analyzed 14 different TCP/IP stacks, uncovering 97 vulnerabilities that could impact 3 billion-plus devices around the world. Forescout has helped many of the affected vendors to better understand the impact of stack vulnerabilities, reviewed vendors’ patches, and helped asset owners to identify and mitigate the risks around vulnerable yet un-patched devices.

Forescout’s work continues to impact the cybersecurity community on a global scale, allowing vendors and asset owners across a variety of industries to stay informed and be proactive in securing their enterprises.