Qualys Security Conference

Qualys Security Conference

QSC USA 2020 12-Day Virtual Event

Code of Conduct

As part of our efforts to make QSC USA 2020 a successful and productive event, Qualys is committed to providing a safe, professional and welcoming virtual environment for all participants. To that end, we require everyone to follow this Code of Conduct, which details behavior expectations for all QSC USA 2020 participants, and the consequences for non-compliance.

Behavior requirements

All participants should contribute to creating an environment of mutual courtesy and respect in all their interactions with fellow attendees, including the live discussions, and will specifically refrain at all times from behavior that is:

  • Unacceptable behaviors & materials include: intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning materials or conduct by any attendees of the event.
  • Harassment includes: offensive comments (verbal, written, or otherwise) related to gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability; inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces (including presentation slides); deliberate intimidation, stalking or following; harassing materials; sustained disruption of talks or other events (whether verbal or otherwise); unwelcome sexual attention.
  • Speech or behavior or otherwise interfere with the virtual event or other individuals’ participation in the event, or engage in spamming of other attendees.
  • Any boisterous, lewd or offensive behavior or language, including but not limited to using sexually explicit or offensive language, materials or conduct, or any language, behavior or content that contains profanity, obscene gestures, or racial, religious or ethnic slurs.

These behavior requirements apply to all QSC USA 2020 activities, including one-on-one meetings, live discussions, conference presentations, private messages, and training courses.

Consequences of unacceptable behavior

Qualys retains sole and final discretion for determining what’s unacceptable behavior, enforcing this Code of Conduct, and taking appropriate action, including removal from the event.

What to do if you witness or are subject to unacceptable behavior

If you witness or experience inappropriate behavior, please contact our Events Manager, Anna Moraleda with your concerns. Email her at amoraleda@qualys.com, or find her in the attendees' tab.



Thank you for your cooperation and help in making QSC USA 2020 an enjoyable and fulfilling event, where we can all network and exchange knowledge and ideas with each other in a collegial, supportive environment.