REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – May 19, 2017 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, today announced that it is offering businesses worldwide 30 days of free service that will allow them to identify, track and remediate assets at risk to the WannaCry ransomware virus that has impacted hundreds of thousands of computers around the world. The offer is available at qualys.com/wannacry-30days.
This malware, which utilizes the ETERNALBLUE exploit against the MS17-010 vulnerability, encrypts files and demands a ransom payment to decrypt them. Enterprises face the daunting task of determining where this vulnerability exists within their global IT environments, and existing enterprise security solutions are slow to deploy. In response to this attack, Qualys is offering customers worldwide unlimited comprehensive scanning capabilities via its cloud-based platform that can be deployed immediately. This service helps enterprises to detect, track and remediate WannaCry and its variants across global IT assets. It also offers reports and a dashboard to visualize the impact on assets in real-time and track remediation efforts, giving chief information security officers the continuous visibility they need to contain this critical threat.
Qualys signature detections to WannaCry include the following Qualys IDs (QIDs):
Qualys’ 30-day unlimited free offer includes:
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 9,300 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, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Deutsche Telekom, Fujitsu, HCL Technologies, HP Enterprise, IBM, Infosys, NTT, Optiv, SecureWorks, Tata Communications, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
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