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Qualys Security Conference Announces Keynote Lineup Including Industry Experts from DHS, Mandiant, SANS, Securosis and Wired

Eleventh Annual Conference Features Effective Strategies for Continuous Security Monitoring and Mitigation; and Showcases 19 Solution Partners and Case Studies from Leading Enterprises and Government Agencies

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced the agenda for its 11th Annual Qualys Security Conference (#qsc2013) in Las Vegas – showcasing effective strategies for IT security and compliance. The conference, to be held at Aria Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, September 19-20, will focus on effective strategies for continuous monitoring and mitigation helping global enterprises and government agencies become more effective to fend off cyber attacks and streamline GRC efforts. The conference provides an open forum for Qualys customers, partners and industry experts to share best practices, as well as to provide live feedback to Qualys engineers working on the QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions.

The conference agenda includes keynotes from John Streufert from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, along with security experts from Mandiant, the SANS Institute and Securosis. It will also feature Qualys customers, including CBS, Cisco, Johnson & Johnson, Oracle, Sabre Holdings, Universal Music Group, and USAA, sharing information on their QualysGuard deployments and best practices, and participating in peer-to-peer sessions.

Qualys partners participating in this conference include: Accuvant, Core Security, Dell Secureworks, FireMon, ForeScout, Fruition Partners, iViZ, Security, Mandiant, Lieberman Solutions, LockPath, RedSeal Networks, Risk I/O, RSA Archer, SkyBox Security, Thycotic, Trace Security, VeriSign, Verizon and Wipro.

Conference keynotes include:

Title: Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation
Speaker: John Streufert, Director, Federal Network Resilience, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Date: September 19, 8:35 – 9:10am

Title: Continuous Security in a Global World
Speaker: Philippe Courtot, Chairman and CEO, Qualys
Date: September 19, 9:10 – 9:45am

Title: Better, Stronger, Faster: Security without a $6 Million Budget
Speaker: Richard Bejtlich, Chief Security Officer, Mandiant
Date: September 19, 3:30 – 4:15pm

Title: Fewer Breaches Instead of Bigger Data: Focusing Your Security Investment on the Highest Payback Controls
Moderator: John Pescatore, Director of Emerging Security Trends, SANS Institute
Panelists: Wolfgang Kandek, CTO, Qualys, and Jonathan Trull, CISO, State of Colorado
Date: September 19, 4:15 – 5:00pm

Title: What We Owe to the Hackers
Speaker: Steven Levy, Journalist and Author
Date: September 19, 5:00 – 5:45pm

Title: Continuous Security Monitoring: From Pipe Dream to Practice
Speaker: Mike Rothman, Analyst and President, Securosis
Date: September 20, 8:30 – 9:10am

For more information and to view the full agenda, visit You can also follow the conference live via twitter with #qsc2013.

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,000 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organizations 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 Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).

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