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ForeScout Technologies is a company that specializes in device visibility and control. It develops a security platform that offers enterprises and government organizations the ability to see networked devices, including non-traditional devices, control them, and orchestrate information sharing and operation among disparate security tools.
TypePrivate
Founded2000
HQSan Jose, CA, US
Websiteforescout.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)1,206(+10%)
Job Openings31
Revenue (FY, 2019)$336.8 M(+14%)
Share Price (Aug 2020)$29
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at ForeScout Technologies

Michael DeCesare

Michael DeCesare

Co-Chairman
Greg Clark

Greg Clark

Chief Executive Officer
Pedro Abreu

Pedro Abreu

Chief Product and Strategy Officer
Kevin O'Leary

Kevin O'Leary

Chief Product Officer and SVP of Engineering
Rob McNutt

Rob McNutt

Chief Technology Officer
Hezy Yeshurun

Hezy Yeshurun

Co-founder and Board Member
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ForeScout Technologies Office Locations

ForeScout Technologies has offices in San Jose, Tel Aviv-Yafo and Eindhoven
San Jose, CA, US (HQ)
190 W Tasman Dr.
Tel Aviv-Yafo, IL
24 Raoul Wallenberg St. Entrance D, 5th floor
Eindhoven, NL
John F. Kennedylaan 2
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ForeScout Technologies Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2000

ForeScout Technologies total Funding

$161 m

ForeScout Technologies latest funding size

$79.38 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

ForeScout Technologies investors

ForeScout Technologies's latest funding round in January 2016 was reported to be $79.4 m. In total, ForeScout Technologies has raised $161 m. ForeScout Technologies's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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ForeScout Technologies Revenue

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ForeScout Technologies's revenue was reported to be $336.8 m in FY, 2019 which is a 13.2% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2020)

79.9m

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

60.4m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

75.6%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

(23.5m)

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

(22.7m)

Market valuation

1.0b

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

54.9m

EV

984.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

220.9m297.7m336.8m

Revenue growth, %

35%13%

Cost of goods sold

58.9m67.9m79.2m

Gross profit

162.0m229.8m257.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

59.7m67.6m85.6m75.6m78.3m91.6m57.2m79.9m

Cost of goods sold

16.5m14.7m19.2m19.0m17.5m21.7m19.6m19.5m

Gross profit

43.2m52.9m66.4m56.6m60.8m69.9m37.6m60.4m

Gross profit Margin, %

72%78%78%75%78%76%66%76%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

63.0m66.9m69.0m

Accounts Receivable

65.4m79.3m84.2m

Prepaid Expenses

8.7m13.4m17.0m

Inventories

3.7m1.5m372.0k
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

82.4m99.6m129.0m70.7m46.9m55.4m83.8m54.9m

Accounts Receivable

54.8m34.1m68.0m56.7m66.9m84.5m39.7m63.9m

Prepaid Expenses

11.0m11.6m11.8m13.5m13.2m13.6m12.9m11.4m

Inventories

136.0k1.8m322.0k1.2m2.1m782.0k377.0k1.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(91.2m)(74.8m)(118.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

6.1m8.0m11.9m

Inventories

(2.7m)2.2m1.1m

Accounts Payable

1.7m4.6m(1.2m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Net Income

(28.2m)(48.6m)(56.9m)(34.3m)(65.0m)(98.5m)(61.2m)(84.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.6m3.5m5.5m2.8m5.8m8.8m3.1m6.5m

Inventories

3.5m1.9m3.3m253.0k(593.0k)713.0k(196.0k)(1.3m)

Accounts Payable

(5.4m)(6.0m)(6.1m)(2.7m)(2.5m)(1.4m)(4.3m)1.3m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

271.7k

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

5.4 x
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ForeScout Technologies Operating Metrics

ForeScout Technologies's Customers was reported to be 3.8 k in Q2, 2020.
FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Countries (Customers)

808080808080809090100100

Customers

2.7 k2.8 k2.9 k3 k3.3 k3.4 k3.5 k3.6 k3.7 k3.8 k3.8 k

Devices Under Management

52 m65 m80 m

Retention Rate

126%127%125%120%117%111%121%119%122%121%110%
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ForeScout Technologies Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SecurityMattersNovember 08, 2018$113 m
Forescout Government Solutions LLC
Forescout Software Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
Forescout Technologia Promocao de Vendas Ltda.
Forescout Technologies B.V.
Forescout Technologies B.V. Sucursal en Espana
Forescout Technologies Canada Inc.
Forescout Technologies France
Forescout Technologies FZ-LLC
Forescout Technologies GmBH
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ForeScout Technologies Revenue Breakdown

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ForeScout Technologies revenue breakdown by business segment: 52.0% from License, 42.4% from Subscription and 5.6% from Professional Services

ForeScout Technologies revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 70.3% from United States, 16.1% from EMEA, 10.2% from Asia Pacific and Japan and 3.3% from Other

ForeScout Technologies Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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ForeScout Technologies Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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ForeScout Technologies Online and Social Media Presence

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ForeScout Technologies Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    70/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    61/100

  • Compensation

    C

    67/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    63/100

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ForeScout Technologies News and Updates

Forescout Further Enhances Management Team With Appointment of Wael Mohamed as Ceo

Forescout Technologies today announced that Wael Mohamed will join the company as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Greg Clark and Michael DeCesare will partner closely with Mohamed as they continue to serve as co-chairmen of Forescout’s board

Forescout Provides Private Company Update

Forescout Technologies today provided key milestone updates since the company’s privatization in August 202

Forescout CMO Leaving Company As Exec Turnover Continues

Forescout Chief Marketing Officer Neville Letzerich will be departing the company next week, the latest in a string of executive departures for the IoT security vendor.

Forescout and Arista Expand Partnership With Combined Platform to Accelerate Zero Trust Segmentation

Forescout Technologies today announced the expansion of its partnership with Arista Networks, an industry leader in cognitive cloud networking solutions for enterprise data center, campus and cloud environments

Forescout Technologies Announces Preliminary Second Quarter 2020 Revenue

Total Revenue expected to be in the range of $78 - $82 million, up 40% quarter-over-quarter at the midpoint of range Total Revenue expected to be in the range of $78 - $82 million, up 40% quarter-over-quarter at the midpoint of range

Forescout Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forescout Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSCT), the leader in device visibility and control, today announced results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2019.
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ForeScout Technologies Blogs

The DarkSide Attack and Active Defense for Critical Infrastructure

Securing critical infrastructure has been a growing concern for many years as major breaches spanning a wide range of industrial sectors consistently make headlines. The latest being the recent attack on Colonial Pipeline from a cyber-criminal group named Darkside, which came only days after the U.S…

The impact of TCP/IP vulnerabilities in healthcare devices

Forescout Research Labs found and disclosed several critical vulnerabilities on TCP/IP stacks that affect hundreds of millions of IT, OT, IoT and IoMT devices: AMNESIA:33, NUMBER:JACK and NAME:WRECK. This research – collectively called Project Memoria – has the mission to uncover threats arising fro…

Department of Energy Launches 100-day Plan to Accelerate Cybersecurity Detection, Mitigation, and Response Capabilities Across Electric Utilities

On April 20, 2021 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a 100-day plan to safeguard critical infrastructure from persistent and sophisticated threats. Working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), this initiative ultima…

Forescout and JSOF Disclose New DNS Vulnerabilities, Impacting Millions of Enterprise and Consumer Devices

Today, Forescout Research Labs, partnering with JSOF Research, disclose NAME:WRECK, a set of nine vulnerabilities affecting four popular TCP/IP stacks (FreeBSD, Nucleus NET, IPnet and NetX). These vulnerabilities relate to Domain Name System (DNS) implementations, causing either Denial of Service (D…

Forescout and Splunk Have Never Looked Better (Introducing Forescout OT Network Security Monitoring App for Splunk v1.1)

Forgive me for stating the obvious, but IT-OT/ICS environments are incredibly complex. SOC teams need better tools that provide contextual information about connected devices and network operations in a coherent, quickly digestible way. Splunk started the ball rolling in August 2020 with its OT Secu…

The Mission of Supporting Healthcare Providers Continues…

Along with many of my colleagues and Healthcare industry peers, I have been energized recently, as COVID cases ease and optimism takes root. After a six-month professional hiatus, I decided back in November 2020 to join Forescout and progress my longstanding mission to support Healthcare delivery or…
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ForeScout Technologies Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was ForeScout Technologies founded?

    ForeScout Technologies was founded in 2000.

  • Who are ForeScout Technologies key executives?

    ForeScout Technologies's key executives are Michael DeCesare, Greg Clark and Pedro Abreu.

  • How many employees does ForeScout Technologies have?

    ForeScout Technologies has 1,206 employees.

  • What is ForeScout Technologies revenue?

    Latest ForeScout Technologies annual revenue is $336.8 m.

  • What is ForeScout Technologies revenue per employee?

    Latest ForeScout Technologies revenue per employee is $279.3 k.

  • Who are ForeScout Technologies competitors?

    Competitors of ForeScout Technologies include AlgoSec, Pulse Secure and Fortinet.

  • Where is ForeScout Technologies headquarters?

    ForeScout Technologies headquarters is located at 190 W Tasman Dr., San Jose.

  • Where are ForeScout Technologies offices?

    ForeScout Technologies has offices in San Jose, Tel Aviv-Yafo and Eindhoven.

  • How many offices does ForeScout Technologies have?

    ForeScout Technologies has 3 offices.