SOURCE: Qualys


September 26, 2011 08:00 ET

Qualys' Ninth Annual Security Conference September 29th-30th, 2011

Acclaimed Industry Experts to Discuss Latest High Profile Attacks, and the Security Challenges and Opportunities in the Era of Cloud Computing

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 26, 2011) - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced the program for its ninth annual users conference, Qualys Security Conference (QSC) 2011. Held at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco on September 29th-30th, the conference will provide a forum for customers and industry experts to share best practices work with Qualys engineers to build the next generation of security services in the cloud, in order to combat advanced threats and effectively manage compliance.

Highlights of QSC 2011 agenda include:

Keynote: Cloud Computing - Challenges and Opportunities for Security
John Pescatore, VP & Distinguished Analyst, Gartner
Thursday, September 29, 12:45 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Advanced Persistent Threats and How to Combat Them
Brian Krebs, Award-winning Journalist
Andy Bonillo, Principal, Investigative Response, Verizon
Rich Mogull, Analyst & CEO, Securosis
Gunter Ollmann, CTO, Damballa
Wolfgang Kandek, CTO, Qualys
Thursday, September 29, 1:30 p.m.

Keynote: The Seven Dirty Words of Cloud
Chris Hoff, Founding Member, Cloud Security Alliance
Thursday, September 29, 3:15 p.m.

Keynote: SSL and The Future of Authenticity
Moxie Marlinspike, CTO, Whisper Systems
Thursday, September 29, 4:00 p.m.

The Adobe Secure Product Lifecycle: Gaining Acceptance for a New (and Necessary) Approach to Software Development
Brad Arkin, Senior Director, Product Security and Privacy, Adobe Systems
Friday, September 30, 11:45 a.m.

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About Qualys
Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions. Qualys solutions are deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view of their security and compliance postures.

The QualysGuard® service is used today by more than 5,000 organizations in 85 countries, including 45 of the Fortune 100, and performs more than 500 million IP audits per year. Qualys has the largest vulnerability management deployment in the world at a leading global company, and has been recognized by leading industry analysts for its market leadership. Qualys was recently named Best Security Company in the Excellence Awards category of the 2011 SC Awards U.S.

Qualys has established strategic agreements with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat, Fujitsu, IBM, I(TS)2, LAC, NTT, Dell SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications and TELUS. Qualys is a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).

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Contact Information

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    Melinda Marks
    Qualys, Inc.
    (650) 801-6242
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    Matthew Grant
    Schwartz Communications for Qualys
    (415) 512-0770
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