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Forescout revamps partner programme
New programme focuses on improved partner collaboration to solve customers’ most complex cybersecurity challenges.
Forescout updates security platform to support more high-risk devices
Forescout has updated its security platform to provide more protection against devices across an IT ecosystem, as well as internet of things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) systems.
Key considerations for consistent IoT manageability and security
To address the risks connected IoT devices pose, it is important organisations come up with a strategy that will ensure every device is monitored and managed, Forescout says.
Are organisations ready for Zero Trust?
Despite its clear benefits, very few organisations have turned the concept of Zero Trust into a security practice, Forescout finds.
Disruptionware emerges as newest and nastiest cyber threat
Forescout and ICIT research has identified the rise of disruptionware and its threat to particularly operational technology environments.
Forescout appoints Wahab Yusoff as regional VP for Asia-Pacific and Japan
Wahab will focus on growing sales, increasing customer adoption and building the partner ecosystem across Australia, Japan, India and Singapore.
IT & OT convergence brings new cyber risks to industrial sector
IT and operational technology (OT) are on a journey to convergence, but that convergence must be managed with caution in order to manage cybersecurity risks that go with it.
Forescout strengthens investment in OT security
Forescout’s latest features will provide enterprises with improved productivity, lower risk profiles and faster mitigation of threats.
Healthcare environments difficult to secure - Forescout
The convergence of IT, Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) makes it more difficult for the healthcare industry to manage a wide array of hard-to-control network security risks.
Combat converged IT and OT security risks - Forescout
At specific risk are healthcare organisations, manufacturers, energy providers, and any business where building management technology is part of the IT network.
Are we security-ready for Alexa in the office?
As home-IoT devices such as smart assistants head into the office, there will be a raft of new security challenges that will need to be addressed.
Why total visibility is the key to zero trust
Over time, the basic zero trust model has evolved and matured into what Forrester calls the Zero Trust eXtended (ZTX) Ecosystem.
ForeScout acquires OT security company SecurityMatters for US$113mil
Recent cyberattacks, such as WannaCry, NotPetya and Triton, demonstrated how vulnerable OT networks can result in significant business disruption and financial loss.
Frost and Sullivan recognises ForeScout’s achievements in NAC
ForeScout Technologies has announced it is the recipient of the Frost and Sullivan Growth Excellence Leadership Award in the network access control (NAC) market.
Three reasons organizations should consider network segmentation
ForeScout says that network segmentation splits networks into specific zones, which can then enact barriers against infiltrators.
IoT security brings new possibilities for channel partners
New Zealand & Australian channel partners have the opportunity to transform security, particularly as Internet of Things (IoT) devices become common.
5G could lead to shadow IoT if security is ignored
While 5G promises to shake up the world of mobile apps, communications, and IoT, 5G’s potential for scalability may end up taking a darker turn.
ForeScout deepens visibility into OT networks with industrial system integrations
New partnerships with Indegy and SecurityMatters continue to forward ForeScout’s strategy to secure the extended enterprise.
Utilities and critical infrastructure providers must improve cybersecurity
"Each automated and connected IIoT device is a potential entry point into a company network, and must be treated as such.”
The IoT arena is exploding: Why network visibility is key to keeping cyber threats at bay
Businesses must know what type of device is accessing the network, who owns it, where & how it’s connecting, and what security measures are in place.
Securing SWIFT networks vitally important for cyber attack prevention
Businesses that use the SWIFT network must comply with SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme (CSP) or face the risk of attacks.
CrowdStrike’s new integrations further expand partner programme
Crowdstrike have partnered with VMware, Google Cloud, Splunk and more to bring greater integration to their partner ecosystem.
Businesses face 'cyber black holes' without complete visibility
High-profile breaches tend to have a similar storyline: old, unpatched vulnerabilities, advanced persistent threats, and a lack of visibility.
Learning from the past to protect the future of IoT and cloud
"We will likely continue to see the same types of threats prey on networks. However, the stakes are much higher today as there is more at risk."