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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.8

Host Property Scanner (HPS) Inspection Engine
Host Property Scanner (HPS) Inspection Engine Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Host Property Scanner (HPS) Inspection Engine provides access to Microsoft Windows endpoints for the CounterAct software and hardware devices. This technology applies classification procedures to endpoints to determine their network function. Additionally, HPS Inspection Engine provides inspection for the purpose of resolving a range of endpoint information, such as operating system details, Windows security, machine, services, and application information.

There is no dedicated site for this technology. As a result, the support login site has been put in its place.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.11
Decision Date: 11/12/2019
Aliases: ForeScout SecureConnector, CounterACT agent, ForeScout
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: ForeScout Technologies Inc.
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (11/12/2019).