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About ForeScout

Forescout delivers automated cybersecurity solutions through an integrated platform. Its solutions include risk and exposure management, internet of things (IoT) security, asset inventory management, medical device security, and more. Forescout serves financial services, government, healthcare, energy and utilities, and education industries. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in San Jose, California.

Headquarters Location

300 Santana Row Suite 400

San Jose, California, 95128,

United States



ESPs containing ForeScout

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Enterprise Tech / Cybersecurity

The operational technology (OT) security tools market offers a range of solutions designed to protect industrial control systems (ICS) and other OT assets from damaging and disruptive cyber threats, like malware and ransomware. These solutions help businesses ensure the integrity, availability, and confidentiality of their OT systems and prevent financial losses, reputational damage, and other neg…

ForeScout named as Leader among 15 other companies, including Nozomi Networks, Claroty, and Armis.


Research containing ForeScout

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned ForeScout in 2 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Aug 16, 2023.

Expert Collections containing ForeScout

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ForeScout is included in 3 Expert Collections, including Conference Exhibitors.


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ForeScout Patents

ForeScout has filed 98 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • computer network security
  • network management
  • computer security
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Network management, Computer networking, Computer network security, Network analyzers, System administration


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Network management, Computer networking, Computer network security, Network analyzers, System administration



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ForeScout Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was ForeScout founded?

    ForeScout was founded in 2000.

  • Where is ForeScout's headquarters?

    ForeScout's headquarters is located at 300 Santana Row, San Jose.

  • What is ForeScout's latest funding round?

    ForeScout's latest funding round is Take Private.

  • How much did ForeScout raise?

    ForeScout raised a total of $127.38M.

  • Who are the investors of ForeScout?

    Investors of ForeScout include Advent International, Pitango Venture Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, Amadeus Capital Partners, Hartford Funds Management Group and 12 more.

  • Who are ForeScout's competitors?

    Competitors of ForeScout include Dragos, Asimily, Microsec, Nozomi Networks, Medigate and 7 more.


Compare ForeScout to Competitors

Armis Logo

Armis develops an asset intelligence and security platform. The platform helps protect devices such as laptops and smartphones, smart televisions (TVs), webcams, printers, industrial robots, medical devices, and more. It offers cyber asset attack surface management solutions, medical device security solutions, operational technology asset management solutions, and more. The company serves healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and other industries. It was founded in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

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Claroty specializes in securing cyber-physical systems. The company offers a unified platform that integrates with customers' existing infrastructure to provide visibility, risk and vulnerability management, threat detection, and secure remote access. Its primary customers include organizations in the industrial automation, healthcare, and enterprise sectors. It was founded in 2015 and is based in New York, New York.


MicroSec is a technology firm that operates in the smart manufacturing, supply chain, smart cities, connected buildings, critical infrastructure, and OEM & ODM sectors. The company provides cybersecurity solutions for IoT and IIoT devices and networks, focusing on preventing cyberattacks at the device and network layer. Its primary customers are in the industrial and government sectors. It was founded in 2017 and is based in Singapore, Singapore.

Ordr Logo

Ordr provides enterprises with visibility and control over every class of network-connected devices and systems. It is a purpose-built solution to fully map the device flow genome at scale, using machine learning to continuously inspect, classify and baseline the behavior of every device. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

Phosphorus Logo

Phosphorus is a cybersecurity company that focuses on the extended Internet of Things (xIoT) sector. The company offers a unified security management platform that provides services such as active discovery, risk assessment, password management, patch management, and remediation for xIoT devices. Phosphorus primarily serves sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, energy and utilities, banking and finance, defense and intelligence, and retail. It was founded in 2016 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Mission Secure

Mission Secure operates as a cyber security service provider. It provides cybersecurity to organizations in the defense, energy, and transportation industries. Its platform takes operational technology cybersecurity to control systems. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Charlottesville, Virginia.


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