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September 15, 2009 14:29 ET

ForeScout and Culpeper County Win Info Security Products Guide Award for 2009 Best Deployment Scenario

Culpeper County Is Selected the Winner in Network Access Control

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - September 15, 2009) - ForeScout, the market leader in network access control (NAC) for large government and global enterprise deployments, today announced that Info Security Products Guide has awarded Culpeper County, Virginia, the 2009 Best Deployment Scenario Award for its world-class NAC implementation based on the ForeScout CounterACT family of products.

"Our prestigious awards recognize companies and their IT security vendors who help raise the bar in information security through the design and implementation of groundbreaking security solutions," said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Info Security Products Guide. "We recognized Culpeper County for utilizing ForeScout CounterACT NAC to secure its network and protect sensitive public data."

Culpeper County Government in Virginia is spread across 16 different locations which includes a mix of wired and wireless offices. The county government includes 24 different agencies such as the 911 Emergency Center, EMS, Airport and Sheriff's office. The county selected ForeScout CounterACT for network asset discovery and access control because it plugged into their existing heterogeneous network and began delivering immediate value, without any change to their network infrastructure.

"ForeScout provided Culpeper County with a single powerful device that plugged into our network and instantly helped us shore up our network perimeter, comply with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations, and protect critical government agencies from malware, viruses and cyber threats," said Todd Frazier, Systems Administrator of Culpeper County Government. "With ForeScout CounterACT, Culpeper is able to see every connecting device and user in real time and stamp out any threat that tries to enter our network."

To read more about this winning Network Access Control implementation, please visit http://www.infosecurityproductsguide.com/casestudies/

About Info Security Products Guide Awards

Info Security Products Guide is a media sponsor of industry events and Technosium Executive Forums engaging Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs). As a technology research and advisory publication, it plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit http://www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.

About ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

ForeScout is the leading provider of network access control and compliance solutions. With top-tier customers from every vertical, ForeScout has perfected the art of providing strong access control without disrupting network operations or needlessly punishing end users. ForeScout's flagship product, CounterACT, protects over 500 of the world's most secure enterprises and military installations with global deployments spanning 37 countries. The CounterACT family of products provides a path to complete security policy enforcement and is fast and easy for administrators to deploy, manage and maintain. For more about the company and its products, visit www.forescout.com.

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