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Call For Customer Presentations at RSA Conference 2016!

RSA Conference Presentation in Qualys BoothTell your security story to your peers at RSA Conference 2016 San Francisco!

Qualys is looking for customers excited to talk on security, best practices and case studies leveraging the use of Qualys technologies. Take the stage in the Qualys booth to share your experience with RSA Conference attendees two or three times total during exhibit hall hours on March 1, 2, or 3.

If you would like to be considered as a presenter, please send a title and short abstract for a 20-30 minute presentation to Victoria Venturi at vventuri@qualys.com. The call for presenters is open until January 29, 2016.

RSA Conference 2016 is held at Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Qualys will provide accepted presenters with a full conference pass, and pay your airfare and hotel expenses for the conference.

Qualys Named to Cloud Top 500

Cloud Top 500As a cloud pioneer, Qualys has been delivering cloud-based security services for years before anyone even imagined calling it the “cloud”.

That’s why it’s nice to see Qualys honored by “Apps Run the World” in their latest “Cloud Top 500” list of the 500 biggest cloud app vendors in the world. At #223, Qualys is one of the only security service providers to be included, and was recognized for delivering a wide variety of risk management and compliance services for the globally distributed enterprise.

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Call for Papers: Qualys Security Conference 2015

Our annual user conference, QSC15 is quickly approaching and we are looking for presentations on hot topics related to security, best practices and case studies leveraging the use of Qualys technologies.

If you would like to be considered as a presenter, please send a session title and short abstract to Melissa Liton at mliton@qualys.com. The CFP is open until August 10, 2015.

This year’s event will be held at the Aria Hotel and Convention Center October 8-9, in Las Vegas. QSC is a unique event with the main purpose to connect our customers and partners with our engineers and leading industry experts. To learn more about Qualys Security Conference, see the QSC14 highlights reel.

SSL News Roundup

Here’s a summary of this week’s SSL news, in case you missed any of it:

SSL Labs API Available

Qualys SSL Labs now includes free assessment APIs, accompanied by a free open source tool that can be used for bulk and automated testing of websites. These APIs and tool are already being used to consolidate testing of websites, detect changes in results and get notifications when certificates expire. And we continue to see public reports of poor SSL configurations, with the goal of motivating companies to improve their security. Here’s an article from eWeek.

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Call for Customer Presenters in Qualys Booth at RSA Conference 2015

Are you a Qualys customer with an interesting story to tell about how Qualys has helped your organization improve its security posture?

If yes, we would love to have you speak in the Qualys Booth at RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco, April 20-24, 2015.

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Qualys Named a Finalist for Seven 2015 SC Awards

SC Awards 2015 Finalist Honored in the U.S.Qualys has been named a finalist in seven categories for the 2015 SC Awards which recognizes outstanding leadership and achievement in information security. In addition to being named a finalist for the coveted Best Security Company of the Year, Qualys is also a finalist in the following categories: Best Customer Service, Best Vulnerability Management Solution, Best Policy Compliance Solution, Best Risk/Policy Management Solution, Best SME Security Solution, Best Enterprise Security Solution and Best Regulatory Compliance Solution.

The SC Awards is one of the information security industry’s most prominent recognition for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. The awards recognize the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofit entities. Winners of this year’s SC Awards U.S. will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on April 21, 2015.

Black Hat USA 2014: Security Risks of the Internet of Things

Black Hat USA 2014 is one of the most widely attended security conferences of the year and this year there were a number of interesting briefings on a variety of topics such as automotive attack surfaces, POS malware, cloudbots and more. Qualys presented two pieces of research surrounding TSA vulnerabilities as well as hacking physical devices such as keyless cars and home alarm systems.

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Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

Gartner Security & Risk Management SummitThe lineup of sessions at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit includes three presentations from Qualys. We are excited to participate in the conference, and look forward to seeing you!

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Welcome to the New and Improved Qualys Community

Qualys Community just got upgraded!

You’re seeing the new, cleaner design with full-width content that makes it easier to find answers to your questions and to connect with your IT security peers.

Read on to learn how to get the most out of your Qualys Community experience:

And of course, please ask if you have questions or feedback or suggestions. The Qualys Community team wants to make Qualys Community as helpful and seamless for you as possible.

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Qualys at RSA Conference 2014

To help keep track of what happened at RSA Conference 2014, here’s a quick list of Qualys' activities over the week:

Conference Events

New Blog Posts from Qualys Community

SSL Labs: Testing for Apple’s TLS Authentication Bug: Updates to SSL Labs let you test for this newly-discovered (and now patched) bug.

MediaWiki DjVu and PDF File Upload Remote Code Execution Vulnerability: Deep-dive into only the third remote code execution vulnerability ever found to affect the MediaWiki platform.

Announcements

QualysGuard Continuous Monitoring enables customers to continuously monitor mission-critical assets throughout their perimeter and immediately get alerted to anomalies that could expose them to cyber attacks.

QualysGuard Web Application Firewall offers rapid deployment of robust security for web applications with minimal cost of ownership, and is constantly updated with new rules to keep up with application updates and newly emerging threats.

Top 4 Security Controls helps organizations quickly determine if the PCs in their environments have properly implemented the Top 4 Critical Security Controls, which the Council on CyberSecurity estimates can help companies prevent 85% of cyber-attacks. The Top 4 Security Controls are released in collaboration with the SANS Institute and the Council on CyberSecurity.

2014 SC Magazine Awards

Partnerships

  • Risk I/O: For businesses that need to understand the vulnerability and threat risks of their organization’s perimeter in real-time, the new integration enables them to sync their vulnerability data with Risk I/O’s threat processing engine, allowing organizations to gain visibility into their most likely vector for a breach.
  • AlgoSec Partners: The integration provides visibility into the risk levels of data center applications, enabling IT and security teams to effectively communicate with business stakeholders so they can “own their risk” by quickly taking the actions needed to mitigate IT security issues.