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Integration provides visibility, continuous security and compliance seamlessly across cloud workloads
FOSTER CITY, Calif., March 21, 2018 — Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, today announced its integration with the Cloud Security Command Center (Cloud SCC) for Google Cloud Platform (GCP), a security and data risk platform helping enterprises to gather data, identify threats, and act on them before they result in business damage or loss.
Cloud SCC provides security teams a single pane for security features, policies, and insights across Google Cloud platform. Qualys’ integration expands on existing data within Cloud SCC by adding vulnerability management and threat data for compute engine instances within a GCP project.
This new capability builds on Qualys’ prior GCP integration to give customers visibility of Qualys data within Cloud SCC and allow DevOps and security teams to protect their workloads by gaining full visibility of vulnerability and threat posture at-a-glance. Users can further drill down to find details and actionable intelligence for every identified vulnerability, and can navigate with a single click back to their Qualys subscription for additional reports and threat intelligence.
Customers can gain access to Qualys-generated vulnerability and threat posture data within Cloud SCC by deploying Qualys’ lightweight Cloud Agents on workload images. This step will either bake the agent within the image or automatically deploy the agent in the compute engine instance.
“As businesses leverage new technologies to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and move into the cloud, their focus needs to shift towards building security into applications, as well as interconnected devices, right from the start. And this is what Google is doing with their Cloud Platform, helping businesses build security into the fabric of their workloads,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO, Qualys.
“Now more than ever, the cloud is where an increasing number of enterprises are turning to protect their data and stay secure,” said Andy Chang, Senior Product Manager, Google Cloud. “With Cloud Security Command Center, we are helping security teams gather data, identify threats, and quickly act on application and data risks. By working with industry leaders like Qualys, we are giving our customers the capabilities they need to keep up with today’s ever evolving security challenges especially as they move workloads to the cloud.”
Key features of the new Cloud SCC include:
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As a revolutionary unified architecture that powers more than 15 Qualys security and compliance Cloud Apps, the Qualys Cloud Platform offers customers a streamlined solution for avoiding the cost and complexities of managing multiple security vendors. By automatically gathering and analyzing security and compliance data from IT assets anywhere in one single-pane view, the Qualys Cloud Platform gives customers the scalability, visibility, accuracy and breadth of capabilities to fight cyber attacks and build security into their digital transformation initiatives.
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Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 10,300 customers in more than 130 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for greater agility, better business outcomes and substantial cost savings. The Qualys Cloud Platform and its integrated Cloud Apps deliver businesses critical security intelligence continuously, enabling them to automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications on premises, on endpoints and elastic clouds. Founded in 1999 as one of the first SaaS security companies, 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. For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
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