Qualys today announced that Howard A. Schmidt, former White House Cybersecurity Coordinator, will join the Qualys Board of Directors. Schmidt, with a distinguished career record spanning 40 years of experience in government, business and law enforcement, joins the Qualys Board of Directors to lend his expertise and guidance to help Qualys expand its presence in the federal government and further build industry collaboration efforts through the CSO Interchange, which he co-founded with Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys, in May 2004.
“By delivering security and compliance services through the cloud, Qualys has been a leader in helping organizations and government agencies monitor and protect against the constantly changing threat landscape,” said Schmidt. “I look forward to working with the Qualys team on the new security challenges that businesses and government agencies are facing today so we can arm them with the best solutions to enhance their security and compliance posture.”
“Howard is internationally known and respected for his vision and contributions to improving corporate and government security,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO for Qualys. “We are honored to welcome him to our board of directors and gain his valuable insight and guidance to expand our cloud security and compliance offerings to better serve the public and private sectors.”
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