Qualys CEO to Address Security in a Hyperconnected World During Keynote Session at RSA Conference USA 2013

Qualys CEO to Address Security in a Hyperconnected World During Keynote Session 
at RSA Conference USA 2013 
Qualys Researchers to Discuss Latest Security Threats, Browser
Security, HTML5 WebSockets, Vulnerability Management for IPv6 and
SCADA 
Two Featured Security Book Authors and Signing at Booth #1431 
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/19/13 --  Qualys Inc. (NASDAQ:
QLYS), a leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions,
today announced that its Chairman and CEO Philippe Courtot will
examine the evolution of security in a hyperconnected world in his
keynote at RSA Conference USA 2013. Courtot's keynote, which will
also feature John Pescatore, director of the SANS institute, will
reveal research on the state of cyber threats caused by intelligent
devices and outline the fundamental changes required to secure this
new era. In addition to the keynote session, company executives and
researchers will present new research on current threats and industry
trends on a wide range of information security topics, including
browser security, the use of WebSockets in HTML5 and vulnerability
management for IPv6 and SCADA. 
During RSA Conference USA 2013, taking place February 25 - March 1 in
San Francisco, Qualys executives and researchers will present:  
SESSION: 
 The Hyperconnected World of Intelligent Devices: A New Era
for Security (Keynote)
 DATE: 
 Wednesday, February 27 at 2:50 p.m.
PT
 LOCATION: 
 Moscone Center
 SPEAKERS: 
 Philippe Courtot, chairman
and CEO, Qualys; John Pescatore, director, SANS Institute
 OVERVIEW: 
This keynote session will examine the disruptions that intelligent
devices are having on the current security model and the fundamental
changes required to secure this new era. 
SESSION: 
 Are the 20 Critical Controls a New Standard of Due Care
for Cybersecurity? (END-T17)
 DATE: 
 Tuesday, February 26 at 1:10
p.m. PT
 LOCATION: 
 Room 209
 SPEAKERS: 
 Wolfgang Kandek, CTO,
Qualys; Ed Skoudis, CEO, Counterhack; Alan Paller, director of
research, SANS Institute; Jonathan Trull, CISO, state of Colorado 
OVERVIEW: 
 This session will cover the 20 Critical Controls - the
value they provide in stopping attacks, how they will evolve and how
to implement them as part of your defensive strategy. 
SESSION: 
 Automating the 20 Critical Controls (SPO1-T19)
 DATE:  
Tuesday, February 26 at 3:50 p.m. PT
 LOCATION: 
 Room 123
 SPEAKERS: 
Andrew Wild, CSO, Qualys; Wolfgang Kandek, CTO, Qualys
 OVERVIEW:  
The CSIS 20 critical controls are known for driving effective
security programs across government agencies and establishing
guidelines for security professionals to ensure the confidentiality,
integrity and availability of information technology assets. This
session will discuss best practices for automation of these controls
to drastically lower costs while enabling more successful
implementations. 
SESSION: 
 IPv6 Vulnerability Management: From Theory to Reality
(TECH-W22)
 DATE: 
 Wednesday, February 27 at 9:20 a.m. PT
 LOCATION: 
Room 304
 SPEAKERS: 
 Wolfgang Kandek, CTO, Qualys; Misha Govshteyn,
vice president of Emerging Products, Alert Logic; Tim Keanini, chief
research officer, nCircle; HD Moore, CSO, Rapid 7; Ron Gula, CEO and
CTO, Tenable Network Security
 OVERVIEW: 
 In this session, industry
leaders in the vulnerability management industry will debate the
challenges of managing vulnerabilities and security in an IPv6
network, leveraging actual case studies of standing IPv6 networks in
the cloud, government, retail and enterprise. 
SESSION: 
 Using HTML5 WebSockets Securely (ASEC-F41)
 DATE:  
Friday, March 1 at 9:00 a.m. PT
 LOCATION: 
 Room 132
 SPEAKERS:  
Mike Shema, director of engineering, Qualys
 OVERVIEW: 
 This session
will explore WebSocket security including how they are used as an
effective hacking framework within the context of HTML5 and tips for
programming WebSockets securely. 
SESSION: 
 Why is SCADA Security an Uphill Battle? (TECH-F43)
 DATE: 
Friday, March 1 at 11:40 a.m. PT
 LOCATION: 
 Room 304
 SPEAKER:  
Amol Sarwate, director of Vulnerability Labs, Qualys
 OVERVIEW:  
This session will decipher the SCADA crypt sourcing original research
and recently discovered vulnerabilities. It will identify avenues of
attack and provide mitigation strategies and security controls to
prevent exploitation. 
Earlier in the week, Qualys CSO Andy Wild will participate in a panel
with top security vendors at the CSA Summit to explore how to
minimize security risks for the global enterprise: 
SESSION: 
 Managing Enterprise Global Security in an era of Hybrid
Cloud and Smart Mobile
 DATE: 
 Monday, February 25 at 11:30 a.m. PT 
LOCATION: 
 The CSA Summit at RSA Conference 2013 - Moscone Center
North, Hall E, Room 135
 SPEAKERS: 
 Andrew Wild, CSO, Qualys; Baber
Amin, senior director of product management, CA Technologies; Matt
Mosley, solution strategist, NetIQ; Derek Tumulak, vice president of
product management, Vormetric; Manoj Apte, vice president of product
management, Zscaler
 OVERVIEW: 
 In this panel, industry leaders and
researchers will discuss key risks of the global enterprise, managing
complex international legal issues, achieving compliance and
developing security architectures that support agile enterprise
needs. 
BOOK SIGNINGS AT QUALYS BOOTH #1431:  
DATE: 
 Tuesday, February 26 at 4:00 p.m. PT
 AUTHOR: 
 Kevin
Mitnick, security consultant, Mitnick Security Consulting
 BOOK:  
"Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker" 
DATE: 
 Wednesday, February 27 at 4:00 p.m. PT
 AUTHOR: 
 Mike Shema,
director of engineering, Qualys
 BOOK: 
 "Hacking Web Apps: Detecting
and Preventing Web Application Security Problems" 
Qualys will also showcase customer case studies, security research
and demonstrations of its QualysGuard Cloud Platform and suite of IT
security and compliance solutions the Qualys booth #1431 during the
conference. For more information on Qualys activities at the RSA
Conference, please visit: http://www.qualys.com/rsac. 
About Qualys 
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). 
For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.  
Qualys, the Qualys logo and QualysGuard are proprietary trademarks of
Qualys, Inc. All other products or names may be trademarks of their
respective companies. 
Contact: 
Melinda Marks
Qualys, Inc. 
(650) 801-6242
mmarks@qualys.com 
Rod McLeod
Bateman Group for Qualys
(415) 503-1818
qualys@bateman-group.com 
 
 
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