Forescout acquires Cysiv to provide automated responses to real threats

Forescout acquires Cysiv to provide automated responses to real threats

Forescout Technologies , a global leader in automated cybersecurity , announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Cysiv , a cybersecurity innovator . Cysiv relies primarily on its cloud-based platform to improve detection and response to real threats. After completing its second acquisition of the year, Forescout is able to further enhance its threat detection and response capabilities in the digital domain through automated cybersecurity.

Tightly integrated into the network fabric, Forescout has become the single trusted source for customers looking for actionable threat intelligence and automated cybersecurity to help them achieve their compliance and risk management goals. Combining the Forescout Continuum platform with Cysiv’s cloud-native data analytics, threat detection and data science will further enable cybersecurity operations teams to reduce costly network outages and focus on the real threats affecting their operations.

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Wael Mohamed, CEO of Forescout, said: “Cybersecurity companies should feel guilty about adding agents or tools at will, because customers don’t really want a lot, they want a streamlined system that reduces agents, noise and Managed applications. Forescout is uniquely positioned to help clients achieve this with closed-loop threat protection for both unmanaged and managed assets. We now have unparalleled agentless visibility and automated cybersecurity, with Cysiv’s threat analysis and detection capabilities combine to help customers respond more quickly.”

The Forescout Continuum platform provides unique visibility across IT, IoT, Operational Technology (OT) and Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) assets, combined with Cysiv’s cloud-native behavior and threat analytics, will enable Security Operations Center (SOC) teams to interpret the data Insights and threat intelligence, and then leverage Forescout Continuum for closed-loop operations to automate cybersecurity responses.

Partha Panda, CEO of Cysiv, said: “Cysiv has been dedicated since its inception to uncover the truth behind the vast amount of security data that SOC teams face every day. When we first worked with our partner and client Forescout, we saw The potential to combine Forescout’s highly accurate data with our threat intelligence and AI-enhanced threat analysis. Together, we are creating a closed-loop threat protection solution that is unique in the industry.”

“The ability to prioritize potential cyber attack vectors is critical for improving the operational efficiency of security teams; this is also true for resources that are often overwhelmed by the high volume of alerts generated by disparate systems. The application of artificial intelligence can help Improves overall efficiency by reducing overall alert volume through automated identification of false positives, automated workflow for resolving minor issues, and the ability to prioritize.”*

* Gartner® , “Emerging Technologies: Use Case Adoption Patterns for Artificial Intelligence in Attack Detection,” Mark Driver , Elizabeth Kim , and Swati Rakheja , 26 October 2021 . GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and / or its affiliates in the United States and internationally and is used herein with permission. all rights reserved.

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