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Qualys and Modulo Showcase Integrated Vulnerability Management with IT GRC

Slough, UK - September 21, 2011 - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions, and Modulo, a leading provider of IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, announced today the availability of QualysGuard VM integration with Modulo Risk Manager, providing customers a completely integrated, holistic view of IT risks correlated to vulnerabilities of their IT environments.

As organisations are now faced with hundreds of vulnerabilities to mitigate daily,­ understanding these security and compliance risks as part of a broader GRC program allows security personnel to better prioritise and address risks in a timely manner. With Modulo Risk Manager, QualysGuard Vulnerability Management data is automatically collected and integrated into the risk management program, allowing vulnerability risk to be correlated with other risks, controls and assets, providing a holistic management perspective of the most important risks. This integration allows customers to prioritise not only compliance risks, but also security risks to manage remediation efforts across the organisation, prioritise large amounts of vulnerability data using a mature and reliable approach, produce compliance documentation and make more accurate decisions.

"Our customers are looking for a single point of reference to understand the risk landscape as it impacts their business environments. This can only be achieved through correlation and continuous monitoring of security and compliance data in the context of policies and controls. We are pleased to deepen our partnership with Modulo and deliver this comprehensive solution to our joint customers," says Philippe Courtot, Chairman and CEO of Qualys.

“I am pleased to see the vision between exceptional partners like Qualys and Modulo come to fruition. This solution is a game changer because it gives us a central point of control with a full and effective interface,” said Dan Klinger, Sr. Manager, Global Information Security, The Hershey Company.

"Modulo with more than 2,000 GRC customers worldwide and Qualys with more than 5,500 customers have become standards for vulnerability management and policy compliance for many commercial organisations and government agencies. Our development teams have worked closely together in real-world environments to produce a result that offers unprecedented and immediate value for joint customers," said Sergio Thompson, CEO of Modulo.

The QualysGuard and Modulo Risk Manager integration provides the following benefits out-of-the-box:

  • Identify and remediate vulnerabilities, improving security and compliance posture
  • Manage and reduce risk to business assets
  • Automate collection of security and compliance data
  • Document and create reports for analysis and reporting against regulations and internal policies

The integration is available immediately in Modulo Risk Manager for joint Modulo and Qualys customers. Supporting LinksTwitter: @qualysTwitter: @moduloitgrcBlog: https://community.qualys.com/

About Modulo

Modulo is a leading global enterprise provider of comprehensive Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) management solutions. Modulo’s award-winning Risk Manager™ provides hundreds of organisations worldwide with the tools they need to automate the entire GRC management process to monitor, manage and sustain adherence to policy and regulations while reducing enterprise risk and complexity. Customers span the financial, health care, retail, telecom, power & gas and government sectors and include BASF, BC Hydro, Commercial Bank of Dubai, Microsoft, New York University Medical Center, Synovus Financial, and Schlumberger. Modulo Risk Manager has earned “Best Buy” and “5-Star” ratings in SC Magazine’s 2011 Risk Management group product review and is the winner of the 2011 & 2010 Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Award, 2010 Network Products Guide Product Innovation Award and 2011 & 2010 SC Magazine Excellence Award Finalist. Visit www.modulo.com for more information.

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions. Qualys solutions are deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view of their security and compliance postures.

The QualysGuard® service is used today by more than 5,000 organizations in 85countries, including 45 of the Fortune 100, and performs more than 500 millionIP audits per year. Qualys has the largest vulnerability management deploymentin the world at a leading global company, and has been recognized by leadingindustry analysts for its market leadership. Qualys was recently named BestSecurity Company in the Excellence Awards category of the 2011 SC Awards U.S.

Qualys has established strategic agreements with leading managed serviceproviders and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat, Fujitsu, IBM,I(TS)2, LAC, NTT, SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications and TELUS. Qualys is a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).

For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.

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