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Qualys, Inc. provides cloud security and compliance solutions to enterprises, government entities, and small and medium-sized businesses in the United States and internationally. The company offers QualysGuard cloud suite of solutions, such as Vulnerability Management, Web Application Scanning, Malware Detection Service, Web Application Firewall, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance, and Qualys SECURE Seal. Its integrated suite of security and compliance solutions delivered on its QualysGuard Cloud Platform enables customers to identify their IT assets, collect and analyze large amounts of IT security data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities, recommend remediation actions, and verify the implementation of such actions. It also provides QualysGuard core services, including asset tagging and management, reporting and dashboards, questionnaires and collaboration, remediation and workflow, big data correlation and analytics engine, and alerts and notifications, which enable integrated workflows, management and real-time analysis, and reporting across IT security and compliance solutions. In addition, the company offers QualysGuard cloud infrastructure services that include the data, data processing capabilities, software and hardware infrastructure, and infrastructure management capabilities. Qualys, Inc. markets and sells its IT security and compliance solutions to customers directly through its sales teams, as well as indirectly through its network of channel partners, such as security consulting organizations, managed service providers, and resellers. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

406 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 1999

qualys inc (QLYS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $350.0K
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $25.6K
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Account...
Total Annual Compensation: $300.0K
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate...
Total Annual Compensation: $163.8K
Vice President of Engineering
Total Annual Compensation: $250.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

qualys inc (QLYS) Key Developments

Qualys, Inc. Introduces New SSL Dashboard to its QualysGuard Vulnerability Management (VM) Solution

Qualys, Inc. introduced a new SSL Dashboard to its QualysGuard Vulnerability Management (VM) solution. This new console provides organizations with global discovery of SSL certificates, including issue date, signature, fingerprint information and new Heartbleed filters that identify SSL certificates from vulnerable hosts. This month's Heartbleed bug awakened the world to the importance of a healthy SSL public key infrastructure to the proper functioning of the Internet. Yet, despite the continued high growth in SSL traffic, organizations often leave life-cycle management of SSL certificates to spreadsheets, which are labor intensive and error prone, or standalone software solutions, which must be deployed and managed. This creates the risk of a security breach or of a poor customer experience when invalid, expired or otherwise faulty certificates remain in use. Because Qualys stores and indexes a customer's scan results in its cloud platform, there is no need to re-scan networks specifically to collect SSL data. The dashboard provides the following capabilities: Drill-down charts that summarize statistics about expired or soon-to-expire certificates, top ten certificate authorities (CA), by key size and self-signed certificates; Detailed reports that can be filtered on multiple criteria including issue and expiration dates, key size, host name, validity, self-signed certificates and certificates at risk due to Heartbleed; the ability to create charts and reports specific to customer-defined asset groups; Access to specific information about each certificate including validity dates, IP address and host, issuer and certificate path, key size, fingerprint, raw certificate data and associated vulnerabilities, their severity; and ability to export data in CSV, XML and other formats. In addition, customers subscribing to the QualysGuard Continuous Monitoring (CM) service can set up alerts based on SSL certificate information, such as expired/days until expiration, self-signed certificates, name of Certificate Authority, weak key size and other validity measures.

Qualys, Inc. Announces General Availability of Web Application Firewall (WAF)

Qualys, Inc. announced the general availability of its QualysGuard Web Application Firewall (WAF) service for web applications running in Amazon EC2 and on-premise. Deployed as a virtual image alongside web applications, the QualysGuard WAF can be set up and configured within minutes, enabling organizations to easily provide protection for their websites. WAF technology shields websites by applying sets of rules to HTTP conversations to prevent them from being attacked, but the technology is typically costly and difficult to apply because the rules need to be updated often to cover application updates and to address changing threats. The QualysGuard WAF cloud service provides rapid deployment of robust security for web applications with minimal cost of ownership, and it is constantly updated with new rules to keep up with application updates and newly emerging threats. QualysGuard WAF offers: Easy, simple set-up. QualysGuard WAF is deployed as a virtual image alongside web applications. It can be set up and configured in minutes, requiring no equipment or admin resources or dedicated security staff to get set up and running. Real-time application defense and hardening. QualysGuard WAF blocks attacks against websites in real time. The service provides a shield around coding defects, application framework flaws, web server bugs, and improper configurations. Seamless, automatic updates, increasing security over time. Running on the QualysGuard Cloud Platform, the WAF service is updated automatically with new defenses from the Qualys research team, and the defense is activated intelligently according to specified policies -- all without disrupting the websites or site visitors. Centralized Cloud Management. Delivered via the QualysGuard Cloud Platform, WAF can be centrally managed from anywhere in the world via the QualysGuard console. It provides a clear dashboard showing timelines and geolocation graphs of events. The cloud platform also provides maximum efficiency by security events from all customers, with immediate rules deployment to all WAFs connected to it.

Qualys, Inc. Introduces Groundbreaking Continuous Monitoring Cloud Service for Global Perimeters

Qualys, Inc. introduced Continuous Monitoring, the most recent addition to its QualysGuard Cloud Platform. This new offering gives organizations the ability to proactively identify threats and unexpected changes in Internet-facing devices within their DMZ, cloud-based environments, and web applications, before they are breached by attackers. It brings a new paradigm to vulnerability management, empowering customers to continuously monitor mission-critical assets throughout their perimeter and immediately get alerted to anomalies that could expose them to cyber attacks. Built on the QualysGuard Cloud Platform used by the majority of the Fortune 1,000 and thousands of companies around the world, this new service allows companies to continuously monitor: Hosts and devices exposed to the Internet - to see whenever systems appear, disappear, or are running unexpected operating systems. Digital certificates - to track SSL certificates used on systems to know if they are weak or self-signed, and when they're due to expire. Ports and services open on each system - to keep tabs on which network ports are open, which protocols are used, and whether they change over time. Vulnerabilities on hosts or applications - to know when vulnerabilities appear (or reappear), whether they can be exploited, and if patches are available. Applications installed on perimeter systems - to find out when application software gets installed or removed from these systems. When Continuous Monitoring detects changes in the perimeter that could lead to exploitation, it alerts the responsible IT staff assigned to these assets to take the appropriate mitigation measures. The immediate notification provided by Continuous Monitoring frees security teams from the delays and burdens of waiting for scheduled scanning windows and sifting through reports. In the MarketScope for Vulnerability Assessments, Gartner Analyst Kelly Kavanagh noted 'Gartner's vulnerability management life cycle activities include the secure configuration of IT assets, regular assessment of vulnerabilities and compliance with security configuration policies, remediation of vulnerabilities or security configuration issues, and ongoing monitoring to detect malicious events or activities. The use of VA products or services as a best practice has been incorporated into a number of prescriptive compliance regimes, including the PCI DSS, the U.S. Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and desktop configuration requirements. In particular, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 requirements for 'continuous monitoring' serve as an accelerator for the frequency of VA use'.


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