Making the world safer one app at a time.

Making the world safer one app at a time.

QUALYS SECURITY CONFERENCE

San Francisco

Four Seasons Hotel - February 25, 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 San Francisco 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.

Featured Speakers

Philippe Courtot
Chairman and CEO,
Qualys

Sumedh Thakar
President and Chief Product Officer,
Qualys

Scott Crawford
Research VP,
451 Research

Agenda

8:30 – 9:30 AM – Registration & Breakfast
9:30 – 9:45 AM Welcome to QSC
Philippe Courtot, Chairman and CEO, Qualys

Philippe Courtot’s bio

9:45 – 10:40 AM Unveiling VMDR: A Game Changer for Vulnerability Management
Sumedh Thakar, President and Chief Product Officer, Qualys

Sumedh Thakar’s bio

10:40 – 11:00 AM – Break
Cool Solutions We'll Deliver in 2020 – PART I
11:00 – 11:20 AM Building an Always Up-to-Date, Real-Time View of Your Global IT Assets in the Hybrid IT Environment
Chris Carlson, VP of Strategy, Qualys
11:20 – 11:40 AM The Need to Shift Left and What It Means to Security
Alex Mandernack , Security Solutions Architect, Qualys
11:40 AM – Noon Securing Cloud and Container Workloads
Badri Raghunathan, Director of Product Management, Qualys

Badri Raghunathan’s bio

Noon – 1:30 PM Lunch Keynote: Digital Transformation, Security and the Future of Enterprise IT
Scott Crawford, Research VP, 451 Research

Scott Crawford’s bio

Cool Solutions We'll Deliver in 2020 – PART II
1:30 – 1:50 PM API Security, the New Frontier
Dave Ferguson, Director of Product Management, Qualys
1:50 – 2:15 PM Going Well Beyond Your EDR Solution
Chris Carlson, VP of Strategy, Qualys

Chris Carlson’s bio

2:15 – 2:35 PM Extending the Qualys Cloud Platform to Mobile Environments
Jimmy Graham, Sr. Director of Product Management, Qualys
2:35 – 2:55 PM Solving the Challenge of Continuous Compliance in a Hybrid IT Environment
Shailesh Athalye, VP of Compliance Solutions, Qualys

Shailesh Athalye’s bio

2:55 – 3:15 PM Qualys Security Data Lake and Analytics Cloud Platform
Dilip Bachwani, Senior Vice President, Engineering and Cloud Operations, Qualys
3:15 – 3:30 PM – Break
3:30 – 4:00 PM CIO/CISO Panel: Vulnerability Management in the Era of Digital Transformation
Sumedh Thakar, President and Chief Product Officer, Qualys
Panelists
Nicole Darden Ford, VP & Chief Information Security Officer, Carrier
Thomas Baltis, VP, Chief Information Security Officer, Delta Dental Corp
Additional panelists to be added

Sumedh Thakar’s bio

Join us Wednesday for our Private Reception

This year’s Private Reception will be held the day after the conference, Wednesday evening at the Four Seasons, between 6:00 - 9:30 PM.

Please join us for a private reception to honor our customers and celebrate the launch of our game-changing VMDR – Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response solution. You’ll enjoy food and cocktails while you socialize and network with fellow customers and Qualys partners and employees. Register here if you're only attending the Private Reception.

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.

Register There’s no cost to attend!

Four Seasons Hotel

Conference Location

Qualys Security Conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel, Veranda Ballroom on the 5th Floor

Four Seasons Hotel

757 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: +1-800-819-5053
fourseasons.com/sanfrancisco/

Conference Pricing

Attendance at QSC is complimentary. This includes access to all sessions.

Travel and hotel accommodations are not included with QSC.

Register Today.

Join us to learn how to effectively secure your hybrid IT environment, streamline your security and compliance initiatives and enable digital transformation. There is no cost to attend this event.

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.

Philippe Courtot

Philippe Courtot

Chairman and CEO, Qualys

As CEO of Qualys, Philippe has worked with thousands of companies to improve their IT security and compliance postures. Philippe received the SC Magazine Editor's Award in 2004 for bringing on demand technology to the network security industry. He was also named the 2011 CEO of the Year by SC Magazine Awards Europe. He was previously Chairman and CEO of Signio until its acquisition by VeriSign. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of StopBadware, a non-profit, anti-malware organization.

Scott Crawford

Scott Crawford

Research Vice President, 451 Research

Scott Crawford is Research Vice President for the Information Security Channel at 451 Research, where he leads coverage of emerging trends, innovation and disruption in the information security market.

Well known as an industry analyst covering information security prior to joining 451 Research, Scott has experience as both a vendor and an information security practitioner. At IBM, Scott guided offering strategy and development with a primary focus on security intelligence for IBM Security Services. He is the former CISO of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) International Data Centre in Vienna, Austria, where he pioneered the implementation of security policy and architecture for a non-governmental organization (NGO) serving more than 150 nations.

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.

Dilip Bachwani

Dilip Bachwani

Senior Vice President, Engineering and Cloud Operations, Qualys

Dilip Bachwani is Senior Vice President, Engineering and Cloud Operations at Qualys, responsible for spearheading Qualys’ Cloud Platform Engineering, DevOps and SRE initiatives. An Agile and DevOps champion passionate about its transformational potential on organizational productivity and success, Dilip has deep technology and architecture expertise and over 18 years experience in building complex scalable distributed systems.

Jimmy Graham

Jimmy Graham

Sr. Director of Product Management, Qualys

Jimmy Graham is the Sr. Director of Product Management for Vulnerability Management. He has been deeply involved in information security and vulnerability management for over 10 years, and has managed teams covering security operations, incident response, application security, vulnerability management, penetration testing, governance, and compliance.

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.