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First Advantage CSO Isabelle Theisen to Present SaaS-Based Security and Compliance Program at Gartner Information Security Summit 2009

Qualys Chairman and CEO to Discuss Impact of Cloud Computing on Security

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - June 25, 2009 - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced that Isabelle Theisen, CSO of First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FADV) and Philippe Courtot, Qualys Chairman and CEO, will co-present at The Gartner Information Security Summit in Washington, D.C., June 28-July 1, 2009.

In the presentation titled, “Using SaaS to Build a Full Life Cycle Program for Security and Compliance,” Theisen and Courtot will present First Advantage’s risk management and compliance program. Theisen will provide an overview of the program and its multiple components, including definition of policies, building a minimum compliance baseline, and translating technical reports collected from multiple assets into business metrics that allow the organization to measure and track security and compliance on an ongoing basis. Courtot will introduce Theisen and discuss the impact of cloud computing on the industry and security professionals.

Event Details:

  • Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. EDT
  • Title: Qualys, Inc.: Using SaaS to Build a Full Life Cycle Program for Security and Compliance
  • Speakers: Philippe Courtot, Chairman and CEO, Qualys, Inc. and Isabelle Theisen, CSO, First Advantage
  • Location: Gaylord National, Potomac Ballroom C

Qualys will also demonstrate two new products, QualysGuard® Web Application Scanning 1.0 and Policy Compliance 2.0, at Booth L. Media and analysts interested in speaking with Qualys or in seeing a live demonstration of the QualysGuard on demand security and compliance suite, please email or call Jason Morris or Jen Spark at (415) 512-0770.

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions – delivered as a service. Qualys’ Software-as-a-Service solutions are deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view of their security and compliance postures.

The QualysGuard® service is used today by more than 3,500 organizations in 85 countries, including 40 of the Fortune Global 100 and performs more than 200 million IP audits per year. Qualys has the largest vulnerability management deployment in the world at a Fortune Global 50 company.

Qualys has established strategic agreements with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat, Fujitsu, IBM, I(TS)2, LAC, SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications, TELUS and VeriSign. For more information, please visit

About First Advantage

First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FADV) provides innovative products and services that mitigate risk by helping businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies make more informed decisions. Headquartered in Poway, Calif., the company has employees in 12 countries that support more than 90,000 clients globally. More information about First Advantage is available at


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