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Qualys CEO to Keynote at RSA Conference USA 2012

Keynote to Discuss the State of Internet Security and How to Harness the Disruptive Power of the Cloud for Better Security; Qualys Researchers Also to Discuss Latest Security Threats, SSL and Browser Security

Redwood City, Calif. - February 22, 2012 - Qualys Inc., the pioneer and leading provider of cloud information security and compliance management solutions, today announced that Chairman and CEO Philippe Courtot will examine the current state of enterprise IT security, discussing the need for a new security model in his keynote at RSA Conference USA 2012. The keynote will include the latest research on current threats and introduce a new security architecture that can scale with the business needs of modern enterprises.

Session: KEY-207 The Urgent Need for a More Effective Approach to Security
Speaker: Philippe Courtot, Chairman and CEO, Qualys
Date: Wednesday, February 29 at 3:40 p.m. PT
Location: Moscone Center

Earlier in the week, Courtot will host a panel at the CSA Summit and participate in a panel with top security vendor CEOs to forecast the benefits and challenges of adopting cloud security services.

Session: Cloud Innovation – The Panel’s View on the Next Generation of Cloud Security Devices and Services
Speakers: Philippe Courtot, Chairman and CEO, Qualys; Patrick Harding, CTO, Ping Identity; Don Godfrey, Security Consultant, Humana (Representing Zscaler); David Lingenfelter, Information Security Officer, Fiberlink; Matt Johansen, Threat Research Center Manager, WhiteHat Security
Date: Monday, February 27 at 11:30a.m. PT
Location: CSA Summit – Moscone Center South, Gateway Room 102/103

Session: SECT-301 Partly Cloudy: Top Security Weathermen Forecast the Cloud
Panelists: Philippe Courtot, Chairman & CEO, Qualys; Gene Hodges, CEO, Websense Inc.; Jay Chaudhry, CEO, Zscaler, Inc.; Sanjay Beri VP & GM Junos Pulse Business Unit, Juniper Networks
Date: Thursday, March 1 at 8:00 a.m. PT
Location: Room 301

Qualys will also discuss the importance of hardening IT systems to reduce their risk of attack, presenting the latest research and analysis on advanced persistent threats and mass malware, as well as SSL and browser security.

Session: SPO1-108 Update Your Software or Die
Speaker: Wolfgang Kandek, CTO, Qualys; Rodrigo Rubira Branco, Director of Vulnerability & Malware Research, Qualys
Date: Tuesday, February 28 at 3:50 p.m. PT
Location: Room 120

Session: TECH-403 SSL and Browsers: The Pillars of Broken Security
Speaker: Wolfgang Kandek, CTO, Qualys; Ivan Ristic, Director of Engineering, Qualys
Date: Friday, March 2 at 11:20 a.m. PT
Location: Room 307

Qualys at RSA Conference 2012 – Booth # 1431
Qualys will also showcase its customers sharing best practices on security and compliance in its booth at the conference including a special presentation by Kevin Mitnick. For more information on Qualys activities at RSA Conference visit

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc. is the pioneer and leading provider of information security and compliance cloud solutions with 5,500+ customers in 85 countries, including 51 of the Forbes Global 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of applications helps businesses simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, IBM, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).

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