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Qualys Supports New Cisco Threat-Centric NAC

Integrated Vulnerability Data Dynamically Alters User Permissions Based on the Fluctuating Threat Ratings of a Device

The onslaught of new devices and applications in the enterprise has clouded visibility into who and what is connecting to the network. This raises increased security concerns, since more devices mean more potential ways to compromise the network. Enterprises have generally responded to these concerns by continually adding security systems from multiple vendors to their networks.

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New Qualys App for Splunk Enterprise Adds Real-time Dashboard and Analytics for Web Application Scanning

The newly released Qualys Web Application Scanning (WAS) App for Splunk Enterprise delivers information about affected web applications and prevalent vulnerabilities into the Splunk dashboard, and enables preconfigured searches and reports, for customers using both Qualys and Splunk. Just like with Qualys WAS, this new app also helps you analyze consistent WAS data across application lifecycles, detect unauthorized apps and rapidly harden your web apps with Qualys Web Application Firewall (WAF).

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Here’s a registration discount code for AppSec Europe courtesy of Qualys

Rome_ad_QualysQualys is a sponsor of this year’s AppSec Europe, and if you use our code QLYS-EU100 you will get a €100 discount on your registration for this event, to be held in Italy from June 27 to July 1st.

The conference is organized by OWASP, a nonprofit with 200 chapters in 100 countries whose mission is to “make software security visible.” OWASP, which stands for Open Web Application Security Project, seeks to help individuals and organizations worldwide make informed decisions about software security risks.

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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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