BT launches device security management platform

Networks Asia staff
Networks Asia staff

BT has launched a new security service that uses technology from IoT security company ForeScout Technologies to  provide real-time agentless visibility and control of devices connected to corporate networks.

BT Managed Endpoint Access Security can support managed, unmanaged, private, BYOD and IoT devices.

ForeScout’s agentless approach to network security is designed to real-time discovery, classification, assessment and monitoring of devices allowing end-customers to see what is on their network, from campus to cloud, and to securely manage it.

ForeScout can also orchestrate a policy-based security enforcement operation, with leading IT and security management products to automate security workflows and accelerate threat response.

“By bringing ForeScout’s technology into our portfolio, we extend our ability to protect organizations against the latest threats through improved visibility and control,” BT vice president for security David Stark said.

“Whether it’s protecting a head office or a branch site, adding the ability to monitor just about any device connected to the network offers a much required additional layer of security to companies moving into the digital world.”

The service will be available globally from June 2017.

First published in NetworksAsia

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