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Qualys Chairman and CEO to Keynote at RSA Conference USA 2010 on the Disruptive Impact of Cloud Computing on the Security Industry

Pioneer of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to Discuss How Cloud Computing Will Change Security As We Know It, Requiring Unprecedented Collaboration from Industry, Communities and Government

Redwood City, Calif. - February 26, 2010 - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced that Chairman and CEO Philippe Courtot will be keynoting at RSA® Conference USA 2010. Courtot will address the future of cloud computing, how to protect data in the cloud and the industry collaboration needed to effectively secure the cloud.

Event: RSA Conference USA 2010
Keynote: The Future of Cloud Computing: Our Destiny is in the Clouds
Event Date: March 1 – March 5, 2010Keynote Date: March 3, 2010 at 2:40 p.m. PT
Location: Moscone Center, San Francisco, California
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In addition to the keynote, Qualys is also participating the following sessions at the RSA Conference USA 2010:

• Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 10:40 a.m. PT - Session ID: END-203
How to Expedite Patching in the Enterprise? A View from the Trenches
Wolfgang Kandek, Qualys CTO and Panel
• Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 10:40 a.m. PT - Session ID: SPO1-203
Does Web 2.0 Need Web Security 2.0?
Michael Shema, Security Research Engineer
• Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. PT - Session ID: NMS-304
Customizing Your Network Security Based Upon Your Vulnerability Climate
Wolfgang Kandek, Qualys CTO and Panel

As CEO of Qualys, Courtot has worked with thousands of companies to improve their network security. Qualys pioneered the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) approach in 2000, when it released QualysGuard to deliver security applications through the Web. Customers benefit from the on demand power and flexibility with the SaaS model compared to the traditional enterprise software approach: lower total cost of ownership and the ability to access and manage the application from any Web browser. Now, as companies increasingly adopt cloud computing and the SaaS model, Qualys is committed to securing the cloud with its vision and work with vendors across the industry. Before Qualys, Courtot was the Chairman and CEO of Signio, Chairman and CEO of Verity and Chairman and CEO of cc:Mail. He holds a Masters Degree in Physics from the University of Paris.

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About Qualys

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

The QualysGuard® service is used today by more than 4,000 organizations in 85countries, including 42 of the Fortune Global 100 and performs more than 500million IP audits per year. Qualys has the largest vulnerability managementdeployment in the world at a Fortune Global 50 company.

Qualys has established strategic agreements with leading managed serviceproviders and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat, Fujitsu, IBM,I(TS)2, LAC, NTT, SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications and TELUS.

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