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Qualys Releases “Vulnerability Management for Dummies, Second Edition”

New eBook Provides Latest Insights on How to Implement a Successful Vulnerability Management Program with Continuous Monitoring

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – May 5, 2015 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced the release of “Vulnerability Management for Dummies, Second Edition,” its newly revised eBook designed to provide network security teams with a clearer understanding of vulnerability management (VM). The eBook will provide guidance on how to implement a successful VM program, along with continuous monitoring, in an ever-evolving IT security landscape.

IT and security professionals are under increasing pressure to understand the potential risks posed to their networks, as well as for choosing a path for best eliminating network vulnerabilities. Whether a network consists of just a handful of computers or thousands of servers distributed around the world, Qualys’ second edition of “Vulnerability Management for Dummies” explains the critical need for VM, with essential steps for implementing a successful VM program. The eBook also outlines viable VM solutions, highlights the benefits of automating the process and provides a 10-point checklist for removing vulnerabilities.

“Vulnerability management is at the foundation of computer security,” said Wolfgang Kandek, chief technology officer for Qualys, Inc. “It pinpoints critical weaknesses that are used by attackers every day to break into your networks and establish malicious control. Our goal with this latest edition of “Vulnerability Management for Dummies” is to provide IT professionals with new insights on the effectiveness of VM in this new fast-paced security landscape, and how to transform it into continuous monitoring of your IT systems to stay ahead of the latest attacks.”

“Vulnerability Management for Dummies, Second Edition” includes:

  • New trends on what makes a system vulnerable and how to detect potential attacks
  • Automation how-to guide for daily and continuous scanning of high-value network assets for maximum protection
  • Cost-effective best practices for keeping a VM budget to a minimum with cloud-based vulnerability assessments
  • Mobile and virtualized environment VM tips
  • Quick-remediation guidance for making first responders more effective at addressing urgent vulnerabilities and ideas for faster, more effective patching

“Vulnerability Management for Dummies, Second Edition” eBook is available now for download here.

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About Qualys
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 7,700 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100.The Qualys Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organizations 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 organizations including Accenture, Accuvant, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, HCL Comnet, InfoSys, NTT, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For more information please visit

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Melissa Liton
Qualys, Inc.
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