QualysGuard Cloud Platform Expands SecureLink’s IT Security and Compliance Services
Dubai – July 11, 2012 – SecureLink, a leading Security Services provider in the Middle East, announced today that it has partnered with Qualys, a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, to provide the QualysGuard Cloud Suite of IT security and compliance solutions in the region.
The QualysGuard suite of security and compliance solutions, which include vulnerability management, policy compliance, PCI compliance, web application scanning, malware detection and a secure seal program for security testing of web sites, provides organisations of all sizes with a global view of their security and compliance postures, while reducing their total cost of ownership. SecureLink will provide Qualys’ cloud solutions integrated with their GRC and SIEM services to help customers secure their IT environments and maintain compliance.
“We are extremely pleased to be working with Qualys to provide our customers in the Middle East region with leading Vulnerability Management services to help them protect against the latest cyber threats,” said Kuber Saraswat, Director - Strategic Security Consulting at SecureLink. “In addition to security Intelligence reported to our customers through our GRC and SIEM services, we will now have up-to-date vulnerability data to provide situational awareness and to validate the success of our clients’ data Protection capabilities using a more holistic and actionable business-risk approach.”
“We are pleased to partner with SecureLink to deliver best-of-breed security and compliance services to customers in the Middle East,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys. “Our QualysGuard cloud solutions integrated with SecureLink services provide organisations with an up-to-date view of security and compliance postures for their IT assets, helping them to protect IT environments against cyber-attacks and achieve compliance.”
About QualysGuard Cloud Platform
The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and its integrated suite of security and compliance solutions provide organisations of all sizes with a global view of their security and compliance posture, while reducing their total cost of ownership. The QualysGuard Cloud Suite, which includes Vulnerability Management, Web Application Scanning, Malware Detection Service, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance and Qualys SECURE Seal, enable customers to identify their IT assets, collect and analyse large amounts of IT security data, discover and prioritise vulnerabilities and malware, recommend remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and a leading provider of cloud information security and compliance management solutions, with over 5,700 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of applications helps organisations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organisations including BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, IBM, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
SecureLink is regional security services provider based in Dubai, UAE catering to customers across the Middle East. Its 3-O Delivery Philosophy (OnLine, OnDemand and OnSite) harnesses the power of the Intelligence, Protection, and Validation platform making SecureLink approach security services differently - with a Data-Centric point-of-view, focusing on sensitive data to enable informed security decision-making, and in turn to effect measurable action. SecureLink has a vision to provide customers the opportunity to obtain true value from their security infrastructure, and the company is fueled by a passion to innovate in the complex evolving threat landscape by providing best-practice-based Managed Security Services across the region.
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