Discover and Classify Endpoints in Five Seconds or Less*: Miercom Evaluates Forescout CounterACT®

Forescout enlisted Miercom, a leading independent testing firm and consultancy, to provide unbiased, hands-on testing of Forescout CounterACT’s capabilities. Among other things, Miercom tested CounterACT’s capabilities and effectiveness in the following areas*:

  • Visibility: “CounterACT promptly discovered and provided full visibility of 100 percent of the endpoints in the network environment tested.”
  • Speed of detection and classification of endpoints: “500 endpoints were detected and fully classified in less than five seconds.”
  • Agentless visibility and control: “CounterACT provided real-time visibility into corporate, BYOD and guest endpoints on the network. Visibility, endpoint compliance and host/network controls were completed without the installation of endpoint agents.”
  • Posture assessment and compliance monitoring: “CounterACT’s compliance assessment policies provided real-time information about endpoint security posture and state changes.”

The results of this testing are now available. Complete the form to the right to download the report.


* An Independent Assessment of Forescout CounterACT, Miercom, June 2016

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