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Qualys Wins Information Security Vendor of the Year at SC Magazine Europe Awards

London, United Kingdom, 7 May, 2012 – Qualys®, Inc., a pioneer and a leading provider of cloud information security and compliance management solutions, was honoured with a coveted accolade in the information security sector - winning the award for the Information Security Vendor of the Year at the 2012 SC Magazine Europe Awards.

The SC Magazine Europe Award winners are selected by a collection of esteemed leaders in the security industry to honour professionals and vendors working to deliver innovative security technologies and secure enterprises. Over the past year, Qualys introduced new services and major technological innovations to its QualysGuard Cloud Platform, extending its capabilities to help customers improve the security of their IT systems and applications, further automate their compliance initiatives for IT-GRC and provide online protection against cyber attacks, while reducing operational costs and increasing the efficiency of their security programs.

“We would like to congratulate Qualys on winning this award in a very competitive year for the SC awards,” said Paul Fisher, editor of SC Magazine Europe. “We believe that for them to be named Information Security Vendor of the year against some major names is a real achievement.”

“On behalf of our customers we are honoured to be given this award as the security vendor for the year,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO for Qualys. “Many of these customers have been with us for many years helping us to expand the functionalities of the QualysGuard cloud platform and suite of integrated security and compliance applications.”

Qualys was also a finalist for Best SME Security Solution for QualysGuard Express and Information Security Product of the Year for QualysGuard IT Security and Compliance Suite. The awards took place at SC Magazine’s gala dinner, held at the London Hilton on 24 April 2012.

About QualysGuard Cloud Platform

Qualys’ flagship product, QualysGuard Cloud Platform and its integrated suite of security and compliance applications, provides organizations of all sizes with a global view of their security and compliance postures, while reducing their total cost of ownership. The QualysGuard applications include vulnerability management, policy compliance, web application scanning, malware detection and seal program for security testing of web sites, and are used today by more than 5,700 organizations in 85 countries and perform more than 500 million IP audits per year.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine is a market-leading industry title writing about IT and information security, covering technology, regulation and compliance, best practise and current issues. The bi-monthly print edition has a select circulation of around 7,000 top-level security practitioners while the daily newswire is sent to around 17,000 subscribers. The website has up–to-date industry news, articles and opinions and has around 90,000 page views a month and 50,000 unique users. The SC Magazine awards are announced at an annual event held in April after several months of nomination, judging and shortlisting.

About Qualys
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and a leading provider of cloud information security and compliance management solutions, with 5,700+ 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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