Chris Krebs, former director of CISA, to keynote hybrid conference with customer presentations from Arizona State University, Circle K, Equifax, Euronet Worldwide, Montana State University and NortonLifeLock
LAS VEGAS, — November 9, 2021 — Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, will be holding its twenty-first annual Qualys Security Conference (QSC) November 17 – 18, both in-person and virtually.
Through keynotes, sessions and networking, attendees will traverse the security impact of their digital journey and how to build in security automation from endpoints to the data center and cloud. Additionally, the Qualys customer community will come together to exchange best practices, explore common use cases, hear about upcoming products and network with peers and Qualys experts.
Chris Krebs, former U.S. director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), will keynote a discussion on the threat landscape, why adversaries seem to be getting the upper hand and how the industry should shift its thinking regarding defense. Sumedh Thakar, president and CEO of Qualys will address security for the digital journey – including the steps companies can take to implement automation in a low-risk, high-reward situation to free up IT and Security Teams to concentrate on more strategic activities.
“We are delighted to welcome hundreds of customers, security practitioners, and industry analysts to this year’s Qualys Security Conference 2021 in Las Vegas. It is a pleasure to bring together this group of experts to exchange knowledge, discuss pain points, and problem solve,” said Sumedh Thakar, CEO and president, Qualys. “In an era where the quantity and impact of cyber-attacks are rising, events such as QSC empower and assist enterprises in rewriting their cybersecurity playbook for the new era.”
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Admission to both the conference and workshops are complimentary. To register for either the in-person event in Las Vegas or to stream it live visit QSC registration.
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security, and compliance solutions with over 19,000 active customers 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 across on premises, endpoints, cloud, containers, and mobile environments. Founded in 1999 as one of the first SaaS security companies, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading cloud providers like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and the Google Cloud Platform, and 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 www.qualys.com.
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