Accuvant Partners with Qualys to Launch Continuous Vulnerability Management Service

  Accuvant Partners with Qualys to Launch Continuous Vulnerability Management   Service  -- New Offering Provides a Customized Cost-Effective Approach to Scanning and                      Protecting Corporate Environments --  Business Wire  DENVER -- February 3, 2014  Accuvant, the Authoritative Source for information security, today announced the immediate availability of its new Vulnerability Management Service (VMS), the latest innovative offering in its managed services portfolio. VMS combines elements of Qualys’ industry-leading QualysGuard Cloud Platform with Accuvant’s advanced security expertise and methodologies, providing enterprise-level organizations with a continuous vulnerability scanning and validation service. It enables enterprise organizations to outsource a critical function while ensuring protection so they can focus on other important aspects of their business.  “Security threats continue to rise each year, while simultaneously increasing in sophistication and malicious intent. Without proper planning and investment, organizations may find themselves vulnerable to attack,” said Todd Weber, Accuvant’s vice president of managed services. “Accuvant’s new Vulnerability Management Service helps companies ensure the integrity of their environments. It provides the ongoing monitoring, maintenance and regularly scheduled updates that are key contributors to the continuing effectiveness of any security solution.”  “Accuvant has built an impressive portfolio of managed security and consulting services,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys. “QualysGuard augments Accuvant’s offerings with an advanced vulnerability management platform, helping clients secure and protect IT assets on a continuous basis.”  Accuvant’s VMS delivers rigorous, recurring vulnerability scanning and testing with a consultative approach. It can be customized to ensure the entire vulnerability management lifecycle is proactively executed, and is available in three tiers:    *Gold – includes service customization, managed scanning, results     validation, GRC integration and access to the QualysGuard portal.   *Silver – features managed scanning, results tempering and access to the     QualysGuard portal.   *Bronze – includes managed scanning based on agreed upon metrics, such as     number of hosts and types of assets.  All of Accuvant’s 24x7x365 network monitoring, management and maintenance services are delivered from the company’s secure operations center by experienced security personnel.  About Accuvant  Accuvant is the Authoritative Source for information security. Since 2002, the company has served more than 5,200 clients, including half of the Fortune 100 and more than 900 educational institutions and government entities. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has offices across the United States and Canada and has the largest and most skilled team of technical security professionals in the world – Accuvant LABS. For more information, please visit www.accuvant.com.  About Qualys  Qualys Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,700 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 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 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 Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.  Contact:  Accuvant Susan Vaillancourt, 603-459-8906 svaillancourt@accuvant.com