Physical Forescout appliances with software license start at a price of $4,995. Virtual appliances with software license start at a cost of $3,701. Failover Clustering license price starts at $2.50/endpoint.
The ForeScout device visibility platform provides insight into the diverse types of devices connected to your heterogeneous network—from campus and data center to cloud and operational technology networks. In other words, your extended enterprise. With one platform, you gain a consolidated view of traditional systems, mobile and IoT devices, virtual machines and cloud instances, and now, operational technology (OT) systems.
“NAC solutions must integrate with a diverse group of switches, routers and servers, and not be constrained by a single vendor dependency,” said Jennifer Geisler, vice president of marketing at ForeScout Technologies. “This level of integration is required to enable policy-based segmentation and VLAN assignment. M&A activity and other factors have resulted in a mixed network environment, where 802.1X authentication cannot be assumed.”
It is an agent-less IoT security solution that discovers devices, assesses their hygiene and regularly monitors security posture. An optional agent, SecureConnector, is available.
Solution Use Cases
The company has seen strong adoption in government (primarily DoD networks), financial services, healthcare (it can protect non-traditional devices such as laboratory instruments, heart monitors, infusion pumps, X-ray systems and handheld devices used by clinicians), and retail (cardholder data security, POS systems, security cameras).
Center for Internet Security CSCs (Critical Security Controls)
CDM (Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation)
FISMA (Federal Information Security Management Act)
HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)
HITECH (Health Information Technology or Economic and Clinical Health Act)
ISO/IEC 27001 (International Standards Organization/ International Electronical Commission)
NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) Risk Management Framework
PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)
SCAP (Security Content Automation Protocol)
SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act)