ForeScout Technologies CounterACT Appliance Product Details
Industry analysts have called CounterACT one of the most advanced network sensors in the industry. It reveals who and what is connected to your network with pinpoint accuracy,
and continuously monitors for changes.
Out-of-Band. Deploys outside of the switch and monitors network traffic as a mirror to the switch port.
Built-In Threat Detection
Patented threat detection engine protects the network against zero-day self-propagating threats and helps to ensure that every device that attempts to attach to the network is free of viruses and malware.
IT Infrastructure Integration
Leverages and supports all existing IT infrastructure investments. Integrates with all major enterprise switches, both 802.1x and non-802.1x. Provides complete User-to-IP-to-Switch-to-Switch-Port mapping. Pinpoints location (IP switch location), user identity (LDAP authentication) and endpoint system status (patch updates AV, etc.). Leverages the switch’s built-in security mechanism including VLAN assignment and switch post-blocking.
Detects and protects any device with an IP address without the need for a client residing on each endpoint. This includes the detection of devices like VoIP phones, printers, healthcare equipment, manufacturing machinery, etc.
Secure Connector Dissolvable Client
Persistent, multi-platform client delivers added peripheral protection for guest/contractor laptops and can be used to detect and disable portable data storage devices such as USB memory sticks on a per-policy basis.