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Qualys, Cisco and Forrester Research to Discuss the Impact of Cloud Computing on IT Security

Moderated by Forrester’s Chenxi Wang, Complimentary Webinar Features Cisco Systems CSO John Stewart Paired with Qualys CEO Philippe Courtot

Redwood City, Calif. - January 4, 2010 - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced it will host a webinar titled, “Cloud Computing: A Positive Disruption for IT Security,” on Thursday, January 7 at 1:00 p.m. PST/4:00 p.m. EST. Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys, will be joined by John Stewart, VP and chief security officer (CSO) for Cisco Systems, Inc., and Dr. Chenxi Wang, principal analyst, security and risk management, Forrester Research, Inc., for a discussion on cloud computing and its impact on IT security.

As the software industry continues to evolve, traditional enterprise-based applications are quickly being replaced with cloud-based offerings. However, with the innovation and benefits associated with cloud computing solutions come new risks and challenges for security professionals.

In addition to hearing from security experts on best practices for cloud computing and IT security, webinar attendees will gain insight into the following topics:

  • How cloud computing has “changed the game” for IT security professionals
  • Ways in which leading organizations are embracing (and preparing for) the continued shift to the cloud
  • Best practices for security professionals trying to strengthen their cloud computing environments

To register click here: http://events.qualys.com/content/Forrester_Cloud_Computing.

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 4,000 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, NTT, SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications and TELUS.

For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.

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