Please join us at the 23rd annual Qualys Security Conference, taking place at the Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, November 6-9. This is a complimentary event for all of our customers and partners! We’re thrilled to host you in a new location and for additional events for our valued partners! You won’t want to miss it!
Admission to the pre-conference hands-on training, SE partner training, partner summit, and conference is complimentary. QSC 2023 kicks off with two full days of free in-person certified training covering vulnerability lifecycle management from IT asset inventory to remediation, featuring Qualys Flow, Context XDR, and VMDR 2.0.
Kick off QSC Orlando on Tuesday, November 7 with our partner training and partner summit, followed by a happy hour and the QSC Welcome Reception. Meet old friends, make new ones, enjoy cocktails, and connect with Qualys customers, team members and executives.
|7:30 - 9:00 AM Registration & Breakfast|
|9:00 - 9:10 AM Welcome|
|9:10 - 10:00 AM Guest Keynote|
10:00 - 10:30 AM
The Future of Cyber Risk Reduction: Solving the Unsolvable
Sumedh Thakar, President and CEO, Qualys
|10:30 – 10:40 AM Break|
10:40 – 11:20 AM
Measuring, Managing and Reducing Risk with the Qualys TruRisk Platform
Pinkesh Shah, Chief Product Officer, Qualys
|11:20 – 11:40 AM Customer Session|
11:40 – 12:40 PM
Leading the Risk-Based Vulnerability Management Movement with VMDR
Eran Livne, Sr. Director, Endpoint Remediation, Qualys
|12:40 – 1:45 PM Lunch & Q&A bar|
1:45 – 3:00 PM
Patching, virtual Patching, Mitigation and More: Choosing the Right Remediation Strategy
Shailesh Athalye, Sr. VP Product Management, Qualys
|3:00 – 3:15 PM Break|
3:15 – 4:15 PM
Attack Surface Management from Attacker's and Defender's View
Kunal Modasiya, VP of Product Management, Attack Surface Management and AppSec, Qualys
Gain crucial insights into building a successful Attack Surface Management (ASM) project to safeguard your internet-exposed assets from cyber attackers. Through impactful use cases, learn about the key elements and strategies that will help fortify your security defenses.
4:15 – 4:45 PM
Intelligence-Backed Cloud Security with Qualys TotalCloud: Insights from the Qualys Threat Research Unit To Managing Cloud Risk Comprehensively
Nayeem Islam, VP Product Management, Qualys
In the fast-evolving landscape of cloud technology, the consequences of suboptimal security strategies have become all too apparent. Misconfigurations, lackluster cloud-oriented security frameworks, weak access management, and insufficient vigilance in monitoring internal vulnerabilities have collectively unveiled a chasm of avoidable risks. The call for a novel perspective on cloud risk assessment, prioritization, and reduction is resounding. Join us as we explore issues and offer recommendations for reducing risks in the cloud.
4:45 – 5:15 PM
Leveraging the Power of the Qualys Platform for Better Endpoint Security
Utpal “U.J” Desai, Sr. Director, Product Management, Qualys
Learn how Qualys is eliminating the root cause of 70% of attacks while driving aggressive consolidation strategues with Qualys Endpoint ProtectIT.
5:15 – 5:45 PM
Unlocking the power of AI & ML to defend, prioritize & reduce your cyber security risk
Mehul Revankar, VP Product Management & Engineering, VMDR, Qualys
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.
Two days of free training covers forward-looking strategies, best practices to improve effectiveness and productivity, and core and expanded product features to up-level your security program. Get valuable ISC2 CPE credits.
Qualys channel partners, MSSP partners, OEMs and tech alliances are invited and encouraged to participate in our training, partner summit and the QSC conference. Solution architects and solution engineers, account executives, regional sales directors and sales and executive partner leadership will benefit from attending.
Qualys Security Conference will be held at the The Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort Orlando.
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd, Lake Buena Vista,
T: +1 407-934-4000
Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort - Orlando | USA
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.
Qualys is committed to providing a safe and healthy experience for all QSC participants.
As part of our efforts to make QSC Orlando 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.
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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.
As Chief Product Officer of Qualys, Pinkesh has global responsibility for all Product Management, Product & UX Design, Product Marketing, Demand Generation, Branding, Analyst Relations, and other Marketing functions. An entrepreneurial product leader, Pinkesh brings more than 18 years of experience in building and launching category-defining technology products designed to deliver delight. Pinkesh has deep cybersecurity expertise and has led product, engineering, and marketing teams at companies including McAfee, BeyondTrust, Exabeam, netIQ, IBM, among others.
Pinkesh is a Professor of Practice at the Institute of Product Leadership and other leading Business schools, where he mentors and coaches at the Executive Education programs on Product Strategy & Digital Marketing. He has received his master’s in Computer Science with a cybersecurity specialization from Purdue University.
Nayeem Islam is the Vice President of Product Management at Qualys for the TotalCloud initiative. Prior to joining he was founder and CEO of Blue Hexagon, a cloud security company that pioneered the use of AI to detect cloud threats. Blue Hexagon is now part of Qualys.
Utpal “U.J” Desai, is Senior Director of Product Management at Qualys. He is responsible for developing the vision and roadmap for Endpoint Security products at Qualys. U.J. has more than 20 years of experience in the cyber security space, specializing in endpoint security. He is passionate about building products that change the way people do things, making life easier and more efficient. Prior to joining Qualys, he held product management positions at Symantec, Bitdefender and McAfee. Mr. Desai earned a master’s degree in computer science from West Illinois University, and attended executive education courses at University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business.
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.
Karun leads Qualys’ worldwide strategic alliances and channel partnerships with MSSP’s, VAS partners, consultants and resellers. A computer engineer with a passion for cybersecurity, he has been at Qualys since 2013, supporting and helping grow its business with channel partners globally. Today, Qualys powers security and compliance solutions for the majority of MSSP’s in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services.
He has been a cybersecurity and cloud advocate since his early days at HCL Technologies, one of the large global systems integrators, where he ultimately led cybersecurity pre-sales and business development for North America . Karun’s experience includes advising CIO’s and CISO’s of large fortune 500 organizations on adapting cybersecurity programs for the digital and hyperconnected age. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Pune and a post-graduate Management degree in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Amity University, India.
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.
Mehul Revankar is a cybersecurity professional with more than 15 years of experience in Vulnerability Management, Policy Compliance and Security Operations. He leads Product Management and Vulnerability Research at Qualys for VMDR. Before joining Qualys, Mehul led the development of vulnerability and patch management products at SaltStack, and prior to that he led multiple research teams at Tenable. Mehul has a bachelor’s degree in electronics from the University of Mumbai and a master’s degree in computer engineering from George Mason University.
John Delaroderie is Director of Product Management for Web Application Security. He joined Qualys in 2018 and has spent the past decade working for various government agencies and private organizations in cybersecurity, incident response, digital forensics, and systems integrations. John holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the U.S. Naval Academy and a master’s degree in computer science from the Naval Postgraduate School.
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.
Jonathan Trull is a longtime security practitioner and CISO & SVP Security Solution Architecture with over 18 years of experience in the cybersecurity industry and is currently the Senior Vice President of Customer Solutions Architecture and Engineering at Qualys. His career has spanned operational CISO and infosec roles with the State of Colorado, Qualys, Optiv, and Microsoft. While at Microsoft, Jonathan led the Microsoft Detection and Response Team (DART) whose mission was to respond to cyber security incidents around the globe ranging from cyber espionage initiated by nation-state actors to ransomware attacks and included the investigation of and response to the NOBELIUM threat actor campaign which leveraged the SolarWinds supply chain. Jonathan also serves as an advisor to several security startups and venture capital firms and supports the broader security community through his work with the Cloud Security Alliance, Center for Internet Security, and IANS. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University where he mentors and coaches those attending the CISO Executive Education Program. Jonathan is a frequent speaker at industry conferences such as BlackHat, RSA, and SANS and holds several industry certifications including the CISSP, OSCP, CCSP, and GCFA. Jonathan is a veteran of the U.S. Navy finishing his career as a Lieutenant Commander supporting the Information Warfare Domain.