ForeScout CounterACT Valuable Features

Global Network Security Specialist at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
The most valuable features of ForeScout is the fact that it can do network access control either with 802.1x or without 802.1x. Many network devices are not ready to do 802.1x. Lots of endpoints are not ready to do it, or they're poor at it, so having a non-.1x solution is critical for maintaining stability on our network. View full review »
Michael Varga
IS-Operations Security Analyst at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
* Network Access Control, it's core use * Asset Intelligence for deskside * "What port is it plugged into" intelligence for deskside * Patch-level Auditing * Emergency response, risk assessment information to get a view of the of the vulnerability * "What PC is a user on" for helpdesk/IT security/deskside * Forces PEN Testers to request permission to exist on your network View full review »
Ricardo Martins
Network System Administrator at Compugraf
I can create granular policies. This is amazing. I really appreciate the granularity to create policies. View full review »
VP IT Security at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
The most valuable feature for us is the visibility into all connected devices. Also, the plugins are very robust -- the ability scanner, patch management system, and SQL integrator. View full review »
Manuel Keller
Managing Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Using passive and active methods to learn about the network. Even hybrid parts, like production, can be discovered with the passive method, while the office LAN can be discovered with both. View full review »
Olugbenro Iluyemi MSOR, CCNA-Security, SENSS, ITIL V3
Network and Security Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
* SNMP Traps on switches * Getting the MAC address of the host from the ARP table of the switch and applying policy. View full review »

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