Frost & Sullivan Applauds Forescout for Its Converged IT/OT Cybersecurity Solutions for Smart Buildings
The company’s solution leverages information from networks for security and real-time visibility into a building’s assets
Forescout stands out for its ability to understand major BAS protocols such as BACnet, Modbus, and LonTalk, as well as being able to identify a variety of nested devices. Its strong R&D focus has resulted in eight US patents and 49 pending patent applications both inside and outside the US. Forescout also acquired SecurityMatters, a Netherlands-based company specializing in OT device detection, monitoring, and network protection, to extend its OT security capabilities.
“Forescout offers various customer services, ranging from initial set up services to assigning dedicated on-site personnel. Furthermore, it has a customer advisory board and a technical advisory board that offers strategic guidance to help shape future product features and support offerings,” noted Swetha “The company conducts regular research on BAS security, the threat landscape, device security posture and building automation components. These initiatives and its visionary R&D focus has positioned it for further growth in the future.”
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