Qualys Security Conference

Qualys Security Conference

QSC Las Vegas

November 7-10, 2022

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Qualys Security Conference (QSC) is a unique opportunity for the Qualys community to get together to hear the latest developments in cybersecurity, view the latest innovations from Qualys, trade best practices, share feedback, and learn tips & tricks on how security professionals work to keep their organizations secure.

Featured Speakers

Sumedh Thakar
President and CEO, Qualys

Shailesh Athalye
Senior Vice President, Product Management, Qualys


Kick off QSC22 on Tuesday, November 8th 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM with an Opening Reception. Meet old friends, make new ones, enjoy cocktails, and connect with Qualys experts and peers.

Training Sessions

Conference Sessions

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7:30 – 9:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10 AM Welcome
9:10 – 10:10 AM Industry Expert Keynote
10:10 – 11:10 AM Qualys CEO Keynote
Sumedh Thakar, President and CEO, Qualys

Sumedh Thakar’s bio

11:10 – 11:30 AM Break
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Qualys Cloud Platform
Shailesh Athalye, Senior Vice President, Product Management, Qualys

Shailesh Athalye’s bio

12:30 – 1:45 PM Lunch
1:45 – 5:00 PM Qualys Customer Presentation & Product Demo
5:00 – 5:15 PM Day 1 Wrap Up
6:15 – 7:15 PM Cocktails

Day 2 Agenda

Conference Highlights

Explore and secure the digital journey.

Dive into the profound impact of the digital journey and explore how to build in security automation from the data center to the cloud. Industry experts and Qualys leaders discuss automation strategies, preview product roadmaps, listen to your challenges, and answer your questions.

Get inspired.

Engage with Qualys’ customer-facing teams and your peers around best practices and user case studies for applying security automation to real-world challenges.

Sharpen your expertise.

Two days of free training cover forward-looking strategies, best practices to improve effectiveness and productivity, and core/expanded product features to up-level your security program.

Who Should Attend

CIOs, CSOs and CTOs; directors and managers of network, security and cloud; developers and DevSecOps practitioners; Qualys partners and consultants; or any forward-thinking security professional.

The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, NV

Qualys Security Conference will be held at The Venetian Resort.

3355 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
T: (866) 659-9643

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 or pre-conference training.

A discounted rate of $229 per night, plus $35 daily resort fee (taxes not included) is available for a limited time at the Venetian. Take advantage of this rate by completing your QSC registration.

Book a room at the Venetian


Qualys is committed to providing a safe and healthy experience for all QSC participants.

As part of our efforts to make QSC Las Vegas a successful and productive event, Qualys is committed to providing a safe, professional and welcoming environment for all participants. To that end, we require everyone to follow our Code of Conduct.

Code of Conduct

If you have any questions, please read our FAQs. If you still have questions, please call us at +1 (650) 801 6100 or email us at qsc@qualys.com

Frequently Asked Questions

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 CEO, Qualys

As President and CEO, Sumedh leads the company’s vision, strategic direction and implementation. He joined Qualys in 2003 in engineering and grew within the company, taking various leadership roles focused on helping Qualys deliver on its platform vision. From 2014 to 2021, he served as Qualys’ Chief Product Officer, where he oversaw all things product, including engineering, development, product management, cloud operations, DevOps, and customer support. A product fanatic and engineer at heart, he is a driving force behind expanding the platform from Vulnerability Management into broader areas of security and compliance, helping customers consolidate their security stack. This includes the rollout of the game-changing VMDR (Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response) that continually detects and prevents risk to their systems, Multi-Vector EDR, which focuses on protecting endpoints as well as Container Security, Compliance and Web Application Security solutions. Sumedh was also instrumental in the build-up of multiple Qualys sites resulting in a global 24x7 follow-the-sun product team.

Sumedh is a long-time proponent of SaaS and cloud computing. He previously worked at Intacct, a cloud-based financial and accounting software provider. He also worked at Northwest Airlines developing complex algorithms for its yield and revenue management reservation system. Sumedh has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering with distinction from the University of Pune.

Shailesh Athalye

Shailesh Athalye

Senior Vice President, Product Management, Qualys Inc.

As Senior Vice President of Product Management, Shailesh leads the product management team and drives the Qualys product vision helping customers assess and improve their IT, security and compliance posture. Since joining Qualys in 2012, he has worked in various security and compliance roles driving innovative solutions, including remote endpoint protection, endpoint detection and response, and SaaS security. In addition, Shailesh headed engineering, research and product management for Qualys Policy Compliance and File Integrity Monitoring, where he helped customers go beyond compliance to drive their IT GRC objectives. Before Qualys, he focused on security research for Symantec ESM and Compliance solutions. Shailesh holds a master’s in computer applications (MCA) from the Vishwakarma Institute of Technology and has various security certifications including CISA, CRISC, CISM. He is also a regular speaker at industry conferences.