December 9, 2023

Forescout Technologies announces that it has inked a deal to acquire threat detection and response startup Cysiv for an undisclosed price.

Cysiv founded in 2018, offers a 24/7 security operations center as a service that promises proactive threat hunting with a managed security stack for hybrid cloud, network, and endpoint security. The company’s service combines all the elements of a modern SOC, including cloud-native security information and event management platform, a team of experts, actionable threat intel, service level agreements, and runbooks.


Cysiv’s offering include a cloud-native, co-managed platform suited to managed service providers and managed security service providers that need to deliver MDR, co-managed SIEM, and other advanced managed services to customers. The platform is vendor-agnostic and can ingest security telemetry from any source, along with other important contextual and infrastructure data.

Forescout will leverage Cysiv’s threat detection engine to analyze a wealth of asset and network communications data automatically collected by Forescout’s platform. The data, across information technology, the IoT operational technology, the “internet of medical things” devices, and other essential data sources, is claimed to enable improved threat detection and response so customers can operate more securely and efficiently.

The acquisition will assist Forescout customers to leverage actionable threat intelligence from comprehensive data collected by Forescout and analyzed by Cysiv.

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