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Cloud Security Alliance Honors Qualys CEO Philippe Courtot with Decade of Vision Leadership Award

Marks new decade with first CIO/CISO Interchange forum to be held today in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO – March 4, 2019 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today jointly announced that Qualys Chairman and CEO Philippe Courtot has received the CSA’s Decade of Vision Leadership Award. This award recognizes Courtot for his efforts to lead enterprises towards a new era of building cloud security in, rather than bolting it on.

“The Decade of Vision Leadership Award recognizes Philippe for his passion in advising organizations to adapt security for the cloud, and for making the CSA possible through his initial participation,” said Jim Reavis, CEO of the Cloud Security Alliance. “We look forward to the next 10 years of his continued efforts to lead the industry towards an interoperable ecosystem of cloud-based technologies that span the new hybrid computing environment.”

This year, IDC reported that the rapidly growing investment in cloud infrastructure has for the first time surpassed that of traditional IT hardware, reporting that in Q318 quarterly vendor revenues from IT infrastructure product sales into cloud environments has surpassed revenues from sales into traditional IT environments, up from 43.6% a year ago.1

“I am sincerely touched and honored that the Cloud Security Alliance has awarded me, and indirectly Qualys, such a meaningful recognition of our pioneering efforts to build security into the fabric of the cloud,” said Courtot. “I am looking forward to continuing work with the CSA through the newly formed CIO/CISO Interchange, an open forum for discussions, debates and exchanges between CIOs, CTOs and CISOs about building security into today’s infrastructure, and on other initiatives.”

The first CIO/CISO Interchange forum will take place today at the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco from 3:30 PM to 6:45 PM PT. Invitations are available exclusively for qualified security and IT leadership. Register for an invitation here:

Additional Resources:
● Read More about the Cloud Security Alliance
● Read more about the CIO/CISO Interchange
● Read more about the Qualys Cloud Platform
● Follow Qualys on LinkedIn and Twitter

About Qualys
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 12,200 customers and active users in more than 130 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for greater agility, better business outcomes and substantial cost savings. The Qualys Cloud Platform and its integrated Cloud Apps deliver businesses critical security intelligence continuously, enabling them to automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications on premises, on endpoints and elastic clouds. Founded in 1999 as one of the first SaaS security companies, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including Accenture, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Deutsche Telekom, DXC Technology, Fujitsu, HCL Technologies, IBM, Infosys, NTT, Optiv, SecureWorks, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance. For more information, please visit

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1 Source: IDC Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, Q3 2018

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