This release of the Qualys Cloud Platform version 2.44 includes updates and new features for Cloud Agent and Web Application Scanning, highlights as follows.
Qualys is introducing the ability to download data from your vulnerability management dashboards. With Qualys Vulnerability Management Dashboards, you can use Qualys Query Language (QQL) to query the data in your subscription and build vulnerability- and asset-centric dashboards that show your exposure to individual vulnerabilities or groups of vulnerabilities or vulnerabilities with specific attributes, like new patch available found within the last 30 days.
With the new download feature, you can now download this data into a CSV file for additional manipulation outside the platform.
On January 25, 2020, Qualys rolled out new unified search and an improved online customer support experience, along with Support content integrated directly into Qualys Community.
Improved Community & Support Experience
These new features are part of our efforts to enable customer success with an integrated community environment, so you can efficiently:
- learn how Qualys products work,
- understand best practices,
- resolve issues, and
- ultimately improve your security and compliance programs.
They are also part of an effort to improve your experience with Qualys Support, so you can more easily access technical support content, track and update your support cases and feature requests, and get faster case resolution.
Update November 27, 2019: The features referenced in this blog post will be released in Qualys Cloud Platform release 8.22.
Update November 19, 2019: The features referenced in this blog post will be released in the next Qualys Cloud Platform release scheduled for December 2019, and will be announced separately. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.
Original Post: The upcoming release of the Qualys Cloud Platform (VM, PC), version 8.21.7, will include new features in Qualys Cloud Platform, Vulnerability Management, and Policy Compliance.
Update Nov 19, 2019: This blog post was updated with additional detail about the new features in 8.21.6.
The 8.21.6 release adds several new features in Qualys Cloud Platform, Policy Compliance, and Vulnerability Management. Apart from various other new features, this release adds support for Apple Safari 11.x/12.x in compliance scans for Unix hosts, and extends UDC support for multiple new technologies for Qualys PC; whereas, new features for VM includes added support for HashiCorp vaults in DB Auth Records and Sybase authentication for vulnerability scanning.
This new release of the Qualys Cloud Platform (VM, PC), version 8.21.2, includes Virtual Scanner Appliance support for Alibaba Cloud Compute, scheduling of EC2 scans with no scannable EC2 assets in Asset Tags in Qualys Vulnerability Management, expanded support for instance discovery and auto record creation in Qualys Policy Compliance, compliance support for Oracle 19c, and more.