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Qualys Wins Three Information Security™ magazine and 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards for Risk Policy Management, Vulnerability Management and Application Security

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Nov. 13, 2014 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced it was named a winner in three of the Information Security™ magazine and 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards. Qualys Web Application Scanning (WAS), Qualys Policy Compliance (PC) and Qualys Vulnerability Management (VM) solutions were all recognized as top-performing security technologies in the Application Security, Risk Policy Management and Vulnerability Management categories respectively.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Information Security™ magazine and readers,” said Philippe Courtot, Chairman and CEO for Qualys, Inc. “We thank our customers for their support and for the feedback they provide us, so we can continue enhancing our Next Generation Cloud Security and Compliance Platform to address the daunting challenges of securing enterprise networks in this new hyper-connected world.”

The Information Security™ magazine and 2014 Readers’ Choice Award winners were selected based on an extensive, in-depth survey of Information Security™ magazine and readers. It included over 1,700 information security executives and managers, who were asked to assess and rate products deployed within their organizations from a listing of more than 400 products spanning across 22 product categories. The publication editors used these scores to determine award winners for the industry’s best security products.

Qualys was recognized by Information Security™ magazine and for the following cloud solutions:

Qualys WAS – Winner of the “Best of Application Security 2014” award category. Qualys WAS is a cloud service that provides automated crawling and testing of custom web applications to identify vulnerabilities including cross-site scripting (XSS) and SQL injection. The automated service enables regular testing that produces consistent results, reduces false positives, and easily scales to secure large number of web sites.

Qualys PC – Winner of the “Best of Risk Policy Management” award category. Qualys PC performs automated security configuration assessments on IT systems throughout the network. It helps to reduce risk and continuously comply with internal policies and external regulations. Built on the world’s leading cloud security and compliance platform, Qualys PC frees organizations from the substantial cost, resource and deployment issues associated with traditional software products and includes rich integration with enterprise GRC systems.

Qualys VM – Winner of the “Best of Vulnerability Management” award category. Qualys VM gives immediate, global visibility into where IT systems might be vulnerable to the latest Internet threats. It helps to continuously secure IT infrastructure and comply with internal policies and external regulations. Built on the world’s leading cloud security and compliance platform, it is known for its fast deployment, unparalleled accuracy and scalability, as well as its rich integration with other enterprise systems.

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About Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,700 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The Qualys 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 Accenture, Accuvant, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, HCL Comnet, InfoSys, NTT, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Council on CyberSecurity. For more information, please visit

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About Information Security magazine
Information Security magazine is the enterprise security and risk managers’ leading source of critical, objective information on strategic and practical security issues. Information Security’s team of veteran security journalists and experts break down the security problems challenging enterprises and provide practical resolutions. Its in-depth, comprehensive reports and analyses provide security managers – department managers to CXOs – with the tools, knowledge and information they need to make informed decisions about how to safeguard their enterprises, comply with regulations and standards, and reduce risk. The publication’s analysis of technology and products provide a guide for budgeting and purchasing decisions and trends reports, case studies and industry-leading exposes offers security managers insight into how their peers are addressing and solving key security issues. Information Security magazine is an indispensable guide for any security manager and executive charged with protecting information assets and reducing risk.

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Melissa Liton
Qualys, Inc.
(650) 801-6242

Michelle Kincaid
LEWIS PR on behalf of Qualys
(415) 432-2467


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