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QualysGuard® is the Qualys Cloud Platform

The Qualys Cloud Platform, also known as QualysGuard, is the foundation of our portfolio of products, services and solutions for security and compliance. With its unified approach to prevention and response, the Qualys Cloud Platform or QualysGuard meets the needs of all your security and compliance teams, including those in charge of on-premises infrastructure, cloud services, web apps, endpoint devices, policy compliance, DevSecOps and more.


Qualys Cloud Platform or QualysGuard consists of integrated apps to help organizations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for all your IT assets – on premises, in clouds and on mobile endpoints.


The apps' capabilities include asset discovery and inventory, vulnerability management, remediation prioritization, compliance monitoring, container security, web application scanning and firewall, file integrity monitoring, indication of compromise and others.

Qualys Cloud Platform

Delivered via a multi-tenant shared cloud service or a private cloud, the Qualys Cloud Platform or QualysGuard is the first platform that provides you with continuous security and compliance, allowing you to monitor, detect and protect your global network with instant, unparalleled "single-pane-of-glass" visibility.

Qualys Cloud Solutions

The Qualys Cloud Platform's integrated apps can be accessed via an easy-to-use, fully customizable central portal that aggregates and correlates all of your IT security and compliance data in one place. In addition, a full set of APIs automates exchanging data in and out of the platform.


Our portfolio of self-updating, cloud–based apps includes Continuous Monitoring (CM), Asset Inventory (AI), Vulnerability Management (VM), Policy Compliance (PC), Security Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ), Payment Card Industry Compliance (PCI), Web Application Scanning (WAS), Web Application Firewall (WAF), File Integrity Monitoring (FIM), Cloud Security Assessment (CSA) and others.


With our integrated, centrally-managed apps, you:

Each app name is preceded by Qualys and followed by its name or acronym – e.g. Qualys VM or Qualys WAS.

Qualys Free Services

We also offer free web-based tools such as Qualys BrowserCheck and a scan for the Top 4 Security Controls for your PCs. These free tools are available to anyone who requires a simple and rapid analysis of their security posture on their PCs.