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March 28, 2015 10:36 AM ET

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Company Overview of ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Company Overview

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. provides network solutions for enterprises worldwide. The company offers ForeScout CounterACT, an automated security control platform that lets users to see, monitor, and control network devices, operating systems, applications, and users; and ControlFabric technology that allows a range of IT security products and management systems to share information and automate remediation actions. It also provides CounterACT Edge, which protects network perimeter against intrusion; and ActiveResponse technology, a solution to detect attacks without need for signatures, anomaly detection, and pattern matching. The company offers solutions in the areas of agentless visibilit...

900 East Hamilton Avenue

Suite 300

Campbell, CA 95008

United States

Founded in 2000





Key Executives for ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 49
Co-Founder and Chairman
Age: 62
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Co Founder and Non-Employee Director
Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. Key Developments

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. Appoints Michael P. Decesare as New Chief Executive Officer, Effective from on March 2, 2015

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. has named Michael P. DeCesare, former president of Intel Security, as its new chief executive officer. The addition of DeCesare to ForeScout's executive team will serve to accelerate the company's rapid growth in the information security market. He will assume the role of CEO on March 2, 2015. DeCesare brings more than 20 years' experience of leadership with innovative security companies. While serving as the former president of Intel Security, previously McAfee. ForeScout interim CEO T. Kent Elliott will continue as a non-employee member of the company's Board of Directors after serving as interim CEO since July 2014. Elliott will provide strategic insight and counsel to ForeScout's executive management team.

Northern Health and Social Care Trust Selects ForeScout CounterACT for Real-time Network Visibility and Control of Endpoints

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. announced that Northern Health and Social Care Trust selected ForeScout CounterACT™ to achieve greater visibility and control over the ever-growing number of devices accessing the organization's network that are neither Northern Trust-owned nor managed. Northern Trust needed to gain visibility and control over the devices connecting to its network – including medical, clinical engineering and building management system (BMS) devices. Without this level of visibility, they faced significant risk in terms of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) network security and governance, as an ICT security incident potentially impacts the delivery of health and social care services to patients and clients. They looked for a solution that could secure its 15,000 endpoints across 150 sites that was not dependent on additional equipment or specific software version requirements and selected ForeScout CounterACT. CounterACT provides device visibility and security scan and is capable of running a risk assessment of devices connected to the Trust's network - without having to install anything onto the individual devices - was seen as a significant factor in the organization's decision to purchase the ForeScout platform.

Sutton and East Surrey Water Deploys ForeScout CounterACT for Real-time Network Visibility, Security Compliance and Control Automation

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. announced that Sutton and East Surrey Water has successfully deployed ForeScout CounterACT. The solution allows SESW to achieve comprehensive, real-time visibility of its internal network, to gain a clear dashboard that shows compliance status and to enhance internal threat identification and remediation capabilities. In addition, interoperability with McAfee via ForeScout ControlFabric architecture helps to ensure appropriate endpoint protection across endpoints. ForeScout not only exceeded the requirements, but also maximized internal security compliance by delivering greater operational oversight of authorized and unauthorized users, devices and software on SESW's network. CounterACT exceeded SESW's compliance requirements, while requiring minimal man-hours to maintain the solution. More importantly, ForeScout's ControlFabric architecture enables CounterACT and other IT systems to exchange information, allowing SESW to achieve a more holistic security posture. SESW capitalizes on these opportunities by integrating CounterACT with its McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (McAfee ePO) centralized security management software and anti-virus solutions.

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