IT Security & Network Security News & Reviews: eWEEK Labs Walk-through: ForeScout CounterACT 100

 
 
By Matthew Sarrel  |  Posted 2009-01-12
 
 
 

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: ForeScout CounterACT 100

By Matthew D. Sarrel

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: ForeScout CounterACT 100

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One of the ForeScout CounterACT 100's greatest strengths is its Web-based assets portal, which allows authorized users to search on a variety of criteria and then dive deeper to uncover relationships between devices and networks.

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Establishing a NAC policy allows you to set a scope, create a main rule and then sub-rules with their associated conditions and actions.

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After selecting the main rule, it's easy to establish the test criteria and the actions to be taken based on outcome.

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Building a NAC policy involves test for conditions, which can be conveniently selected from this list.

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Actions that can be taken when criteria are met for network access can include installing the SecureConnector agent, sending e-mail alerts and firewalling the endpoint.

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