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Qualys Named a Finalist for Four SC Magazine Europe Awards

Qualys Nominated for Best Enterprise Security Solution, Best SME Security Solution, Information Security Vendor of the Year and CEO of the Year

Slough, Berkshire - 15 February 2010 - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced that it has been named a finalist in four of this year’s SC Magazine Europe awards programme.

In the technology awards categories, which are for individual products and services, Qualys has been nominated for:

  • Best Enterprise Security Solution for QualysGuard Enterprise
  • Best SME Security Solution for QualysGuard Express

It has also been recognised in the industry award categories of:

  • Information Security Vendor of the Year for Qualys
  • CEO of the Year for Philippe Courtot

SC Magazine editor, Paul Fisher, commented: “Now entering its third decade, the SC Awards Europe is without peer. The awards are universally recognised as the most coveted and prestigious awards for the European information security industry. The SC Awards honour professionals working to secure enterprises and the vendor and channel communities that deliver innovative security technologies.”

“It is an honour to be acknowledged by SC Magazine readers and the judging panel in four categories this year. It’s by working closely with our customers and with the industry that we can make our network secure,” said Philippe Courtot, Qualys chairman and CEO. “As personal and corporate data is moving fast into the cloud, we are now all facing a greater challenge. To succeed in making the cloud secure, it will require an unprecedented collaboration between vendors, practitioners and law enforcement globally.”

The judging for the SC Awards Europe 2010 took place last month, with the judges for the technology and industry awards being selected for their experience and impartiality. Drawn from the senior ranks of the information security profession, the organisations they work for include major European and global brands including investment and retails banks, retail groups, airlines, insurance groups, and food groups as well as prestigious government departments.

Winners of the SC Awards Europe 2010 will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in London on April 27th.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought-leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine and daily website, the brand’s portfolio includes the SC Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and the SC World Congress.

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About Qualys

Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of on demand ITsecurity risk and compliance management solutions – delivered as a service.Qualys’ Software-as-a-Service solutions are deployed in a matter of hoursanywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view oftheir security and compliance postures.

The QualysGuard® service is used today by more than 4,000 organizations in 85countries, including 42 of the Fortune Global 100 and performs more than 250million IP audits per year. Qualys has the largest vulnerability managementdeployment in the world at a Fortune Global 50 company.

Qualys has established strategic agreements with leading managed serviceproviders and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat, Fujitsu, IBM,I(TS)2, LAC, SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications and TELUS.For more information, please visit


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