REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 4, 2012) - Qualys Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance management solutions, today announced that it has been named a finalist in five categories of the 2013 SC Awards U.S. QualysGuard Vulnerability Management (VM) was named a finalist in the Reader's Trust Award for Best Vulnerability Management Tool, and Qualys was recognized in four excellence categories, including: QualysGuard for Best Customer Service; QualysGuard Enterprise for Best Enterprise Solution; QualysGuard Policy Compliance for Best Regulatory Compliance Solution; and QualysGuard Express for Best SME Security Solution.
The SC Awards, now in its 16th year, are the premier global recognition for information technology (IT) security professionals and products that fend off the myriad security threats in today's corporate world. The annual awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the fervent work of government, commercial and nonprofits.
"We're honored to be a finalist in five SC Awards categories this year," said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys. "All of us at Qualys work hard to continue to innovate and deliver the critical security intelligence needed for organizations of all sizes to protect against ever-changing IT security threats. Being acknowledged in five categories this year underscores our dedication to responding to customers' needs and giving them the best support we possibly can."
"This year's SC Awards are possibly the stiffest competition we've ever had," said Illena Armstrong, vice president and editorial director of SC Magazine. "As information security continues to grow in importance this has only added more weight to our program. Recognition for the tireless efforts of the men and women providing information security to the organizations around the world is paramount to SC Magazine and we look forward to celebrating them at the SC Awards gala."
Winners of this year's SC Awards U.S. will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. The event is a night filled with excitement, along with an invaluable opportunity to network with the top corporate IT professionals in attendance. To attend the awards, please register at https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/newreg.php?eventid=51723&categoryid=389844.
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Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,000 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions helps 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 IT systems and web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations, including Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
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