QSC23 featured industry thought leaders, Qualys customers, and product experts who covered a wide range of dynamic cybersecurity industry topics. Click on any of the QSC session presentations below to learn more along with the benefits of the Enterprise TruRisk Platform and how it empowers organizations measure, communicate, and eliminate their cyber risk with precise remediation and mitigation activities to drive better business outcomes.
Cybersecurity at a Crossroads: New Approach to Managing Business Risk
Sumedh Thakar, President and CEO, Qualys
Cloud Security 2024: Managing Complexity
Frank Dickson, Group VP for IDC's Security & Trust Research
Mariner Guide to Protecting Regulated Data in Cloud and AI
Troy Leach, Chief Strategy Officer, Cloud Security Alliance
Measure, Communicate & Eliminate Your Cyber Risk with Qualys Platform
Shailesh Athalye, Senior VP Product Management, Qualys
A Risk-Based Defense of the Threat Landscape With Qualys VMDR
Mehul Revankar, VP, Product Management & Engineering for VMDR, Qualys
Raphael Ferreira, Corporate Security, Governance, Banco Pan
Unified Attack Surface Management
Kunal Modasiya, Vice President, Product Management, Qualys
Securing the Cloud While Navigating Business Growth and Transformation
Terry Barber, Manager, Security Operations, American Express Global Business Travel
Detecting and Fixing Risks in Your Supply Chain and in Custom Applications
Eran Livne, Sr Director Product Management
General Electric Custom Risk Measure & Eliminate with Qualys CAR
Corey Amsler, Director – Risk Management - EVMr
Journey From Siloed Security Data to Enterprise TruRisk Management
Shailesh Athalye, Senior VP Product Management, Qualys
Remediation & Beyond: Alternative Mitigation Paths for Reducing Operational Risk
Eran Livne, Sr Director Product Management
Qualys Solutions Change the Game for the New Orleans Saints
Jeff Huffman, Senior Director, IT Security and Administration, New Orleans Saints
Qualys Threat Research Unit Insights
Dilip Bachwani, CTO, Qualys
Mehul Revankar, VP, VMDR Qualys
Driving Down Risk with the Qualys Cloud Platform
Thomas Scheffler, Security Operations Manager Cintas
Measuring Risk at Cloud Speed With AI
Nayeem Islam, VP Product Management Cloud Security, Qualys
Fireside Chat with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Sean Sweeney, CISO, Oracle
Measuring, Communicating and Eliminating Compliance Risk Continuously
Lavish Jhamb, Sr. Product Manager, Compliance Solutions, Qualys
Optimizing Compliance Efficiency with Qualys at Elevance Health
Nikhil Vaidya, Director, Vulnerability Management and Compliance, Elevance Health
Reducing Risks in Web Applications and APIs with the Qualys Platform
John Delaroderie, Director, Product Management Web Application Security, Qualys
Inaugural Qualys Cyber Risk Management Awards
Extending the Power of the Qualys Platform for Protecting Your Endpoints: The Last Line of Defense in Your Cyber Risk Program
Utpal Desai, Senior Director, Product Management
Andrew Morrisett, Principal Product Manager Threat Detection and Response, Qualys
AWS Security Panel
Himanshu Verma, GTM Security Leader, AWS
How CISOs Are Succeeding in Complex, Modern Environments
Jonathan Trull, CISO, Qualys
Mike Orosz, VP, Information and Product Security, Vertiv
Etienne Kuijkhoven, Manager CISO BLUEteam (SOC & CERT)
Steve Lodin, VP, Information Security
Get More Out of Your Qualys Subscription
Himanshu Kathpal, Senior Director, Product Management Qualys Platform & Sensors
Increasing Visibility and Reducing Risk with Associated British Foods
Tom Copeland, Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance & Senior IT Security Manager
Strengthening Your Security and Compliance Posture with a Single Qualys Cloud Agent
Spencer Brown, Product Manager, Qualys
Communicate Your Cyber Risk Effectively with Executive-Ready Reports
Siddharth Bhatia, Principal Product Manager Attack Surface Management
Russ Sanderlin, Director SME VMDR
Active Directory Attack Surface Risk Management
Lavish Jhamb, Senior Product Manager Compliance Solutions
Unwrapping SBOMs for knowing, Managing & Reducing Risk of Software Supply Chain
Pablo Quiroga, Director, Product Management, Qualys
Data-Centric Risk Management
Abhishek R. Singh, VP of Product Management, Qualys
Zero Trust Access with Qualys Platform
Ashish Kar, Director, Product Management, 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.
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.
Eran Livne is director of Product Management for 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.
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.
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.
Eran Livne is director of Product Management for 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.
Frank Dickson is the Group Vice President for IDC’s Security & Trust research practice. In this role, he leads the team that delivers compelling research in the areas of Security Services; Information and Data Security; Endpoint Security; Trust; Governance, Risk & Compliance; Identity & Digital Trust; IoT Security; Network Security; Privacy & Legal Tech; Security Analytics; Video Surveillance; and, New for 2022, Application Security & Fraud. Topically, he provides thought leadership and guidance for clients on a wide range of security topics including ransomware and emerging products designed to protect transforming architectures and business models.
Mr. Dickson joined IDC with 20 years of industry analyst experience examining a number of interrelated content domains including security, mobile, wireless, telecom, multimedia, computing, and semiconductors. Prior to joining IDC, Mr. Dickson served as a Research Director, managing cybersecurity research, including outsourced security services (e.g., managed, and professional security services). Mr. Dickson has also pioneered innovative research for a number of market intelligence firms serving as Vice President of Research, Mobile & Wireless with In-Stat (The NPD Group), founding MultiMedia Intelligence as Chief Research Officer, launching iSuppli’s TMT research practice, and managing Cahners In-Stat Group’s largest research practice (Multimedia) as Vice President of Research.
Terry hails from Santa Cruz California originally and began his career in Information Technology at Mighty Net, Inc. (founding company for Creditreport.com) as CTO – Director of Systems and Security while attending California State University Northridge. There he was responsible for all Infrastructure, networking, and security. In 2007, Terry took a Director of IT position at Protocol and left the company as Director of US IT Operations when they were acquired by Expert Global Solutions.
At EGS he ventured back into Information Security role full-time and worked alongside his CISO as the two man team responsible for achieving PCI compliance across the Enterprise. In 2015 he transitioned to American Express Global Business Travel as an Information Security Manager. Today his responsibilities include Cyber Security Metrics, Managing the Vulnerability management platforms including Qualys and several other Information Security platforms at GBT.
Kunal is currently VP of Product Management for the CyberSecurity Asset Management product line at Qualys HQ in Foster City, CA. He is Qualys boomerang. He worked at Qualys for 3 years in incubating 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 series d startups in API security and bot management AppSec space.
Lavish Jhamb is Solution Architect for Compliance Solutions at Qualys, focused on building security solutions such as ‘Custom Assessment and Response’ and ‘File Integrity Monitoring’ and helping customers assess and improve their security and compliance posture. He has over 7 years of experience working on security solutions, regulatory standards, and cyber security frameworks, with thorough understanding of operating systems. Lavish holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the Kurukshetra University Institute of Engineering and Technology and a Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems and Security from CDAC Pune.
Pablo Quiroga is a Director of Product Management at Qualys, where he is in charge of the product definition, roadmap and strategy for the IT asset visibility & management initiatives. With over 10 years of experience in Enterprise Software and the IT industry, Pablo has helped numerous customers gain significantly better visibility to support data-powered decision that often led to multi-million-dollar savings and risk avoidance.
Himanshu Kathpal is senior director of Product Management at Qualys. He has over 13 years of experience in cybersecurity and product management, with a specialization in vulnerability management, remediation, and next-generation endpoint security. Himanshu is passionate about developing security solutions that align with the company’s cybersecurity product strategy to meet customer needs, reduce the attack surface, and strengthen the organization’s security posture. He holds a master’s degree in engineering from D.Y.Patil University, Pune, as well as an MBA in International Business Management from NMIMS, Mumbai.
Mike Orosz is Global Chief Information and Product Security Officer at Vertiv accountable for all aspects of global information and product security. He was previously Sr. Director Global Cyber and Physical Security at Citrix and Global compliance Officer for Citi. Mike also served in the US Army focusing on Intelligence, Security and Analytics. He holds a master’s degree in information sciences, cybersecurity from PennState University.
As the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of the Qualys Cloud Platform, Dilip is responsible for leading global product development, data and platform engineering, DevOps, site reliability engineering, cloud operations and customer support across Qualys’ broad security product portfolio. Dilip joined Qualys in 2016 to drive Qualys’ own internal digital transformation efforts and has been instrumental in helping scale the technology and organization in support of the company’s accelerated product growth and transformation into a unified security platform.
Prior to joining Qualys, Dilip served in multiple engineering leadership roles at various mid-sized and large organizations to build and deliver complex, scalable, distributed enterprise SaaS products and big data cloud platforms. Dilip has a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from the University of Mumbai and a master’s degree in computer science from Ball State University.
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.
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.