Qualys Wins Best Vulnerability Management Tool at the 2013 SC Awards

Qualys Wins Best Vulnerability Management Tool at the 2013 SC Awards

QualysGuard Vulnerability Management Recognized as Industry Leading Solution
for the Sixth Time by SC Magazine Readers

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Qualys, Inc.
(Nasdaq:QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance
management solutions, today announced that QualysGuard® Vulnerability
Management (VM) was named "Best Vulnerability Management Tool" by SC Magazine.
QualysGuard VM, which has won the same award five times before, automates the
lifecycle vulnerability management for organizations large and small. The
announcement was made on February 26, 2013 at the SC Awards Gala in San

"Our readers are on the front lines of information security, and they have
recognized QualysGuard Vulnerability Management as a key tool for securing
their organizations," said Illena Armstrong, VP of editorial, SC Magazine.
"Without leaders in innovation like Qualys, we would not be able to plan for
the future of enterprise security."

"We are honored to be named once again as the best vulnerability management
solution by SC Magazine Readers," said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO,
Qualys. "We are continuing to expand the capabilities and reach of our
QualysGuard Cloud Platform to bring into one place the security and compliance
data needed to help customers address the increasingly aggressive threat

The SC Awards, now in its 16th year, is the premier recognition for 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. QualysGuard Vulnerability Management was selected by a panel
representing a cross-section of SC Magazine readership, comprised of large,
medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets, including
financial services, health care, government, retail, education and other
sectors. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners,
please visit www.scmagazineus.com/awards.

About QualysGuard Vulnerability Management

Delivered as part of the QualysGuard Cloud Platform, QualysGuard Vulnerability
Management, or QualysGuard VM, is an industry leading and award-winning
solution that automates network auditing and vulnerability management across
an organization, including network discovery and mapping, asset management,
vulnerability reporting, and remediation tracking. Driven by our comprehensive
KnowledgeBase of known vulnerabilities, QualysGuard VM enables cost-effective
protection against vulnerabilities without substantial resource deployment.

About QualysGuard Cloud Platform

The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and its integrated suite of security and
compliance solutions helps provide organizations of all sizes with a global
view of their security and compliance posture, while reducing their total cost
of ownership. The QualysGuard Cloud Suite, which includes Vulnerability
Management, Web Application Scanning, Malware Detection Service, Policy
Compliance, PCI Compliance and Qualys SECURE Seal, enable customers to
identify their IT assets, collect and analyze large amounts of IT security
data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities and malware, recommend
remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased
information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge
features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive
collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view
of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial
content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools
will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT
security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The
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Canada, SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine
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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 worldwide.
The company is also a founding member of the CloudSecurityAlliance (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

CONTACT: Melinda Marks
         Qualys, Inc.
         (650) 801-6242
         Rod McLeod
         Bateman Group for Qualys
         (415) 503-1818
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