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Qualys Cloud Platform 2.13 New Features

A new release of the Qualys Cloud Platform (AssetView 2.13, Cloud Agent Platform 1.4.4) includes several new features for AssetView and Cloud Agent, and introduces our newest capability to the Qualys product family, ThreatPROTECT.

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Qualys Cloud Agent Client 1.4 Now Available

I’m pleased to announce the general availability of the Qualys Cloud Agent Client version 1.4 for Windows and Linux. This release includes a number of fixes as well as snapshot performance improvements.

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WAS 4.7 Adds Enhanced Support for Redundant Link Checks

We are pleased to announce Qualys Web Application Scanning 4.7 (WAS) featuring new and enhanced support for redundant and customizable link checks.

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Qualys Policy Compliance Notification: Policy Library Update

Qualys’ library of built-in policies makes it easy to comply with commonly adhered to security standards and regulations. Qualys provides a wide range of policies, including many that have been certified by CIS as well as ones based on security guidelines from vendors such as Microsoft and VMware.

In order to keep up with the latest changes in security control requirements and new technologies, Qualys publishes new content to the Policy Library monthly.

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WAS 4.6 Adds Option to Remove Unused Assets from Subscription when Deprovisioning

Previously when deprovisioning an asset in Qualys Web Application Scanning (WAS) and Web Application Firewall (WAF), we were not able to delete the main asset. This feature has now been added to Qualys WAS and WAF.

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Qualys AssetView To Be Enabled Soon For All Accounts

Last year, Qualys released our powerful new solution, AssetView and began activating the service on request during the initial deployment.

The new search and dashboard features have been very well received, and we are in the final phases of activating the service in most customers’ accounts!  Over the coming weeks we will be enabling this service in your account which will replace the Asset Management module.

No action is required on your part.  Once completed, you will see the AssetView module in your account and you can begin using the ElasticSearch and Dashboards immediately.

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Qualys Cloud Platform 2.12 Adds Default Landing Page Setting

A new release of Qualys Cloud Platform version 2.12 is scheduled to be released soon. This release adds the ability to set the default landing page for all modules across the platform.

Change Default Landing Page – You can now set the default home page for modules across the platform within each user’s preferences. Previously, this capability was only available in the VM and PC modules.

The release is scheduled for release in April 2016 to all public platforms. Platform release dates will be published on the Qualys Status page when available.

Qualys WAS 4.6 Adds SmartScan

We are excited to announce Qualys Web Application Scanning 4.6 (WAS) featuring new SmartScan features. SmartScan allows for enhanced and advanced scanning of AJAX heavy web applications along with enhanced support for Single Page Applications (SPA) and also advanced frameworks such as AngularJS and bootstrap. We also are introducing enhanced support for Google Web Toolkit (GWT) and Direct Web Remoting (DWR) as well.

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Qualys Vulnerability Management Notification: Reference Data Formatting Change

Qualys Vulnerability Management contains key information from OS vendors such as Red Hat advisory references. Red Hat formats their base advisories for patches using the format: RHSA-YYYY:####.

We are updating the Qualys signature library to use the same format to make it easier for customers to correlate the information against the Red Hat advisories. Currently, the format in the Qualys vulnerability data is RHSA-YYYY-####.

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Qualys Cloud Platform Updates Now Available

A patch for the Qualys Cloud Platform (AssetView 2.11.1, Cloud Agent Platform 1.4.1, and VM/PC 8.7.1) is in the process of being released. This patch introduces several key fixes for the Qualys Cloud Agent such as the release of Linux Agent, Private IP in VM Reporting, and general improvements to Cloud Agent and AssetView.

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