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RedSeal Brings Its Security Risk Management Technology to Qualys' On Demand Security and Policy Compliance Platform

Combined solution provides asset scanning and network analysis to reduce risk and improve security threat management

San Mateo, CA - October 10, 2006 - RedSeal Systems, Inc., a developer of innovative security risk management software, and Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of on demand vulnerability management and policy compliance solutions, today announced that RedSeal has applied its technology to Qualys’ on demand platform.

The combined offering gives enterprises the ability to model the network topology, determine what vulnerabilities are present on their network, and understand which vulnerable systems can actually be accessed based upon the network traffic filtering policies. All of this information is used to ultimately measure risk for asset groups and prioritize remediation.

RedSeal Systems is offering the Security Risk Manager (SRM) 3000 appliance at a promotional price that includes a complimentary trial of QualysGuard® Enterprise for a 90 day period.

“Customers want a solution that correlates vulnerability data with network access information in order to prioritize patching and mitigation activities,” said Philippe Courtot chairman and CEO of Qualys, Inc. “RedSeal visualization capabilities combined with the Qualys platform provides organizations with proactive risk intelligence in a package that is accurate, simple to deploy and easy to use.”

“We are pleased to see these two providers of proactive security come together in what is a natural technology partnership,” said Brad Robinson, Security Manager, Postini Inc. “The merging of Qualys’ results with RedSeal’s appliance makes high priority risk information quick and easy to identify, significantly reducing our time to remediation. It allows our security team to focus on keeping our systems as secure as they can be.”

The SRM 3000 provides a visualization of network risk and threat traversal by analyzing the configuration data of firewalls and routers as well as the detailed information provided by QualysGuard®. The output is a RiskMap™ or graphical display of network areas and key business assets that are at risk from threats. By navigating the RiskMap™, users see a consolidated view of network security exposure and can track the progress of remediation efforts through the SRM’s detailed out of box reports.

“Security risk management is quickly becoming an imperative for enterprises of all sizes and vulnerability scanning is a key input to that process,” said Joel Evanier, president and CEO of RedSeal Systems. “Our Qualys-based offering dramatically lowers the barriers to deployment while providing all of the components required for comprehensive security risk management.”

Pricing & Availability

The RedSeal-Qualys SRM bundle is available today. Subscription service pricing begins at $5,000 for the first 90 days and includes the SRM 3000 appliance and support as well as the complimentary ninety-day QualysGuard® Enterprise trial subscription.

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc., the leader in on demand vulnerability management and policy compliance serves more than 2,200 enterprise subscribers around the world including 200 of the Forbes Global 2000. QualysGuard Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions help security managers effectively strengthen the security of their networks, conduct automated security audits and ensure compliance with internal policies and external regulations. Qualys’ cost effective on demand technology requires no capital outlay, infrastructure or maintenance and can be deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world. Qualys global customers include AXA, DuPont, eBay, ICI Ltd, Kaiser Permanente, Novartis, Oracle and many others. Qualys is headquartered in Redwood City, California, with business units in Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit

About RedSeal Systems Inc.

RedSeal Systems develops innovative security risk management (SRM) software designed to streamline and automate the security management lifecycle. RedSeal’s solutions enable companies to quantify overall security, assess critical areas of risk and validate that their security infrastructure successfully stops attacks. With RedSeal, enterprises can measure and reduce security risks, increase responsiveness to business demands, and reduce operational costs. More information can be found at


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