ForeScout and Belden Form Strategic Alliance.

Position:DATABASE AND NETWORK INTELLIGENCE: OPINION
 
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Companies execute on joint strategy to address IT/OT convergence by providing visibility and automated access controls to secure mission critical networks.

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. have announced it has teamed up with Belden to help organizations mitigate detrimental impacts to safety, quality and productivity in their industrial automation and control networks caused by cyber events. Through this strategic partnership ForeScout and Belden will deliver secure network access, comprehensive device visibility and dynamic network segmentation capabilities in industrial environments powered by Belden infrastructure.

ForeScout formed a strategic alliance with Belden companies, Tripwire, a leading provider of industrial control system (ICS) security-focused technologies featuring the Tripwire Industrial Suite, and Hirschmann, to offer a best-of-breed solution for operational technology (OT) security. Research indicates that cybersecurity incidents in industrial control environments originate from multiple vectors such as system vulnerabilities, network architecture loopholes, lack of network segmentation and unsecured hardware and...

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