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Airbus Defence and Space introduces vulnerability and compliance analysis service

New offer enables companies to better secure their IT environment

As a key player in the cyber security market in Europe, Airbus Defence and Space now offers a vulnerability and compliance analysis service hosted in its Cyber Defence Centres, based on the 'Private Cloud Platform' of Qualys. Faced with the growing complexity of organisation information systems and the important quantity of data they have to handle, this service provides them automated management of a large volume of data and a web applications and assets analysis capability. Any vulnerabilities and nonconformities present on their information systems are thus systematically identified.

Based on its own tools and the competence of its cyber defence experts, Airbus Defence and Space additionally enhances this service with analysis and recommendation features.Thus contextual information can be provided on a company's security status when faced with potential cyber attacks.

"Including this new service in our cyber security portfolio allows us to respond even more thoroughly to the vulnerability and compliance management needs of organisations, an issue that is of increasing concern to them," said François Lavaste, Head of Cyber Security at Airbus Defence and Space. "This solution, which is already operational at several of our customers' sites, provides them with a better overview of their security status."

The service is made available to organisations either through direct access to the Private Cloud Platform via a secure portal, or from within Airbus Defence and Space's monitoring services, where Airbus Defence and Space experts carry out scans and make recommendations to improve the protection of the organisation's information systems.

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About Qualys Private Cloud Platform

The Qualys Private Cloud Platform and its integrated suite of security and compliance solutions help provide organizations of all sizes with a global view of their security and compliance posture, while reducing their total cost of ownership. The Qualys Private Cloud Suite, which includes Vulnerability Management, Web Application Scanning, Malware Detection Service, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance and Qualys SECURE Seal, enables customers to identify their IT assets, collect and analyze large amounts of IT security data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities and malware, recommend remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions.

About Airbus Defence and Space

Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe's number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs more than 38,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €13 billion per year.

About Qualys, Inc.

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based 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, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, HCL Comnet, Infosys, NTT, Optiv, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For more information, please visit www.qualys.com

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Airbus Defence and Space - Nelly Tartivel: +33 (0)6 80 354221 - nelly.tartivel@airbus.com
Qualys -Véronique Loquet : +33 (0)6 68 427968 - vloquet@alx-communication.com

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