Qualys Security Conference

Qualys Security Conference

QUALYS SECURITY CONFERENCE

London

January 16, 2020

Security at a Crossroads

Explore the profound impact of digital transformation on the security industry and what it means for practitioners, partners and vendors. Join us in London for the 2020 Qualys Security Conference. You’ll hear from industry experts, see major innovative extensions to the Qualys Cloud Platform, get practical experiences and tips, and network with Qualys engineers and other security experts, all of which will help you accelerate your security career.

Agenda

8:00 – 9:00 Registration & Welcome Coffee
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome to QSC
9:15 – 11:00 Keynote: The Evolution of the Qualys Platform: Unveiling the Latest Updates and Next-Gen Initiatives
Sumedh Thakar, President and Chief Product Officer, Qualys
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11:00 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:00 Real-Time Vulnerability Detection, Prioritization and Response
Chris Carlson, VP of Strategy, Qualys
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12:00 – 12:30 Securing the Digital Transformation with DevOps: Cloud and Container Security Automation
Badri Raghunathan, Director of Product Management, Qualys
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12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:45 Facts, Myths and Questions in a Qualys Customer's Mind
The Qualys Team presenting:
Kevin O'Keefe, Giorgio Gheri and Marco Rottigni
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What do you do when you are left with a solution implemented by somebody else and you just have to make it "work"? You seek opinions, leveraging experience from peers and colleagues.

Our Q&A session will share real-life scenarios, wins and pitfalls from the Qualysphere.

14:45 – 15:15 Threat Hunting with Qualys: Going Beyond Your EDR Solutions
Chris Carlson, VP of Strategy, Qualys
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15:15 – 15:45 Continuous Compliance for Hybrid Environments
Shailesh Athalye, VP of Compliance Solutions, Qualys
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15:45 – 16:15 Break
16:15 – 16:45 Moving Security Up the Stack – Web Application and API Security
Dave Ferguson, Director of Product Management, Qualys
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16:45 – 17:30 Closing Keynote
18:00 – 20:30 Networking Cocktail

Conference Highlights

Meet the engineers and discuss the roadmap.

At the conference, you will meet Qualys engineers, the driving force behind our Qualys Cloud Platform, hear our roadmap for the future and have the opportunity to provide direct feedback and suggestions.

Listen to customer experiences and best practices.

Listen to best practices and user case study presentations, connect with our product managers and fellow Qualys customers and tally up your CPE credits.

Who should attend the conference.

CIOs, CSOs and CTOs; directors and managers of network, security and cloud; developers and DevSecOps practitioners; Qualys partners and consultants; or anyone passionate about security.

QSC19 Video Highlights

Royal Institute of British Architects, London

Conference Location

Qualys Security Conference will be held at Royal Institute of British Architects.

Royal Institute of British Architects

66 Portland Place, London
W1B 1AD, United Kingdom
Tel: +44(0)20 7580 5533
architecture.com

Conference Pricing

Attendance at QSC is complimentary. This includes access to all general sessions, breakout sessions, breakfast, lunch, breaks, and receptions.

Travel and hotel accommodations are not included with QSC.

Sumedh Thakar

Sumedh Thakar

President and Chief Product Officer, Qualys

As President and Chief Product Officer at Qualys, Sumedh oversees worldwide field operations as well as all things product including engineering, development, product management, cloud operations, DevOps, and customer support. He is responsible for the design, development, delivery and support of all product lines. He has also built up multiple Qualys sites resulting in a global 24x7 follow-the-sun product team. Sumedh has been with Qualys since 2003 and was most recently vice president of engineering. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering with distinction from the University of Pune.

Chris Rodgers

Chris Rodgers

Director of Product Management, Qualys

Chris Rodgers is a director of product management, vulnerability detection and response, at Qualys. Chris has more than 15 years of experience in technology and information security. Previously, he was an information security engineer in charge of vulnerability management at Western Union, and before that, he held business and technical roles at Arrow Electronics and Ryerson. He holds a master’s degree in organizational leadership from the University of Denver and a bachelor’s degree in leadership development from Texas A&M University.

Badri Raghunathan

Badri Raghunathan

Director of Product Management, Qualys

Badri Raghunathan is a director of product management at Qualys, responsible for spearheading Qualys’ product initiatives around cloud-native infrastructure (containers, serverless). A technology entrepreneur at heart, Badri thrives on understanding customer problems, building differentiated products, and taking them to market. Badri has worked in product and engineering management roles in a variety of industries, including security, networking and consumer electronics. Most recently, Badri was a founder at an early stage cloud DevSecOps startup, and prior to that, he led cloud-based security and networking products at companies like Symantec and Cisco. Badri holds 9 U.S. patents and has several more applications in the pipeline. He holds an MBA from the University of California Berkeley, and M.S. and B.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Oklahoma State University and the University of Madras, respectively.

Chris Carlson

Chris Carlson

VP of Strategy, Qualys

Chris Carlson is a vice president of strategy at Qualys, where he is in charge of the product definition, roadmap and strategy for the Cloud Agent Platform. During his 20+ year career in the infosec industry, Carlson has attained expertise in multiple areas, ranging from firewalls, VPNs and intrusion prevention systems to real-time event-processing, security analytics and next-generation endpoint platforms. Prior to joining Qualys, he held security architecture roles at UBS and at Booz Allen Hamilton, and product management positions at venture-funded startups and at leading vendors, including Hexis Cyber Solutions, Agent Logic, Informatica and Trustwave.

Shailesh Athalye

Shailesh Athalye

VP of Compliance Solutions, Qualys

Shailesh Athalye (CISA, CRISC, CEH, ISO 27001 LA) drives product management and engineering for Qualys' line of compliance products including Policy Compliance, File Integrity Monitoring, Security Assessment Questionnaire. With over 15 years of experience in the fields of IT GRC and information security, he has been a driving force for creating innovative ways to streamline risk, configuration and compliance management use cases.

Dave Ferguson

Dave Ferguson

Director of Product Management, Qualys

Dave Ferguson is Director of Product Management for Web Application Security at Qualys. After writing code and developing applications for over a decade, Dave transitioned to focus on application security. Prior to Qualys, he led the global application security program at Sabre Corporation and worked as a Principal Consultant at FishNet Security (now Optiv). Dave is author of the OWASP Forgot Password Cheat Sheet and holds CISSP and CSSLP certifications.