Explore the security impacts of the digital journey and how to build in security automation from endpoints to the data center to the cloud. Join us in person to scale your capability and meet the challenges of ever-growing attack surfaces. Hear from industry experts, learn strategies and tactics to secure your organization, and network with your peers and other Qualys experts to accelerate your career.
|09:30 - 09:45 Opening|
|09:45 - 10:30 Keynote - Dynamics of CyberSecurity Risk on a Continuously Changing Attack Surface Sumedh Thakar, President and CEO, Qualys|
|10:30 - 11:15 Managing & Reducing Risk with Qualys Platform Shailesh Athalye Senior Vice President, Product Management, Qualys|
|11:15 - 11:35 Coffee Break|
|11:35 - 12:00 Navigating Today’s Threat Landscape to Reduce Cyber Risk with Qualys VMDR and TruRisk Shailesh Athalye Senior Vice President, Product Management, Qualys|
|12:00 - 12:30 Using the capabilities of Patch Management in Incident Response and regulated environments Maik Paprott, Head of Cyber Defense Center, UMB|
|12:30 - 13:40 Lunch Break|
|13:40 - 14:30 Crisis management in case of cyber extortion or ransomware attacks Oliver Schneider, Risk and Cyber Extorsion Expert, RiskWorkers GmbH|
|14:30 - 15:00 Attack Surface Management with an Attackers’ and Defenders’ View Kunal Modasiya, VP, Product Management, Attack Surface Management & AppSec, Qualys|
|15:00 - 15:30 Power of Qualys in domainless enterprise infrastructure Rok Romih, Global IT Manager, Aleph|
|15:30 - 15:50 Coffee Break|
|15:50 - 16:20 Unlocking Intelligence-Backed Remediation: Insights from the Qualys Threat Research Unit Eran Livne, Senior Director, Endpoint Remediation, Qualys|
|16:20 - 16:50 Beyond Scanning: vulnerability Management automation with Qualys and Services Now Daniel Keller, Senior Consultant, Computacenter|
|16:50 - 17:00 Closing|
|17:00 Departure to the Motorworld|
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.
Engage with Qualys’ customer-facing teams and your peers around best practices and user case studies for applying security automation to real-world challenges.
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 professionals.
Qualys Security Conference will be held at the The Charles Hotel Munich.
Sophienstraße 28, 80333
T: +49 89 5445550
The Charles Hotel - Munich | Germany
Attendance at QSC is complimentary. This includes access to all general sessions, breakfast, lunch and breaks.
Travel and hotel accommodations are not included with QSC or pre-conference training.
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.
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.
I have extensive experience in the IT field, particularly in IT security, project management, and team management. I am seeking a challenging and ambitious company where I can utilize my skills to set up an exceptional service team. I am passionate about personal and professional development and am always seeking opportunities to expand my knowledge and expertise
Daniel Keller is a senior consultant at Computacenter and has more than 5 years of experience in supporting international vulnerability projects for customers in a wide range of industries. He specializes in the implementation, optimization and automation of vulnerability management tools, processes and the associated operating concepts in the IT, automotive and cloud environment.
Oliver Schneider is managing partner of RiskWorkers GmbH. He has been working as a so-called kidnap response consultant for over 20 years and has negotiated with kidnappers, extortionists and pirates all over the world. For several years he has also been advising companies on cyber extortion, both preventively and reactively. As an author, he has published the book “The Will Decides”, where he provides an exciting insight into his field of activity.
Maik Paprott is the Head of the Cyber Defense Center at UMB AG, based in Switzerland. After many years in various roles in the financial and industrial sector, with a focus on security topics, he established the Security Services department at UMB in 2018. He is also a senior professional in Incident Response and assists companies in recovering their business operations after security incidents.
Eran Livne is Senior Director, Endpoint Remediation at Qualys, leading a team tasked with helping customers improve their security posture through cross-platform vulnerability remediation. He has more than 20-years of product management and computer science experience working in diverse IT and security markets. In 2014, Eran founded mobile security company, LetMobile, acquired by Ivanti. Following the acquisition, he drove Ivanti’s enterprise security and endpoint security and management solutions. Eran holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Tel Aviv University and an MBA in high-tech business administration from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
Kunal is currently VP of Product Management for the CyberSecurity Asset Attack Surface Management (CAASM), Web App and API Security product line at Qualys HQ in Foster City, CA. He is Qualys boomerang. He worked at Qualys for 3 years and incubated the XDR product line from inception. Kunal has spent 15+ years working at startups, and big and mid-size companies in cybersecurity, networking, and application security in both product and engineering roles at Juniper Networks, Extreme Networks, Sun Microsystems and Infinera. Prior to re-joining Qualys, Kunal was heading products at Israeli startup in API security and bot management AppSec space.