CAMPBELL, Calif., May 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of pervasive network security solutions for Fortune 2000 enterprises and government organizations, today announced its CounterACT™ platform has received gold status in the Network Security category of the 2014 Govies Government Security Awards competition. The awards recognize the outstanding solutions that address security challenges in government agencies.
ForeScout CounterACT provides government agencies with an automated solution to more efficiently control network access and enforce essential security controls. Furthermore, CounterACT helps address the advanced network security standards and directives that many agencies need to comply with, such as:
- Port authentication
- Protection against rogue and unauthorized devices
- Mitigation of endpoint compliance violations
- IAVA compliance
- Continuous monitoring and mitigation
"We are honored to be awarded gold in the 2014 Govies for our continued efforts in securing government agencies," said Wallace Sann, federal CTO at ForeScout. "As cybersecurity threats increase in the federal space, agencies must take preemptive measures by automating their security controls to continuously monitor and mitigate security exposures and risks."
The winners were selected by a panel of information security professionals using the following criteria: features, innovation, user friendliness, interoperability, quality, design, market opportunity, impact in the security industry, technical advances and scalability.
The winners of each category were announced in the Govies Awards booth at the GovSec Conference & Expo on May 13 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit: http://govsecinfo.com/events/govsec-2014/information/expo/govies.aspx.
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About ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
ForeScout delivers pervasive network security by allowing organizations to continuously monitor and mitigate security exposures and cyberattacks. The company's CounterACT platform dynamically identifies and assesses all network users, endpoints and applications to provide complete visibility, intelligence and policy-based mitigation of security issues. ForeScout's open ControlFabric technology allows a broad range of IT security products and management systems to share information and automate remediation actions. Because ForeScout's solutions are easy to deploy, unobtrusive, flexible and scalable, they have been chosen by more than 1,500 enterprises and government agencies in 54 countries. Headquartered in Campbell, California, ForeScout offers 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, CounterACT™ and ControlFabric are trademarks of ForeScout. Other names mentioned may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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