PathDefender Partners With Qualys to Deliver Award-Winning Vulnerability & PCI Scanning Services to the McAfee Secure Suite

PathDefender Partners With Qualys to Deliver Award-Winning Vulnerability & PCI  Scanning Services to the McAfee Secure Suite  New and Improved Service Provides Advanced Protection to Websites  REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/04/14 --  Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance management solutions, today announced a partnership with PathDefender, the operator of the McAfee Secure Services. PathDefender will provide QualysGuard(R) security and compliance solutions as part of its McAfee Secure services to make the Internet safer for consumers and businesses.  Founded by experts from Intel and McAfee, PathDefender provides security services for tens of thousands of website owners, protecting millions of consumers from malicious online activity. With this partnership, PathDefender will now integrate the QualysGuard Cloud Platform with the McAfee Secure Services delivering customers a full suite of solutions -- including Vulnerability Management, Web Application Scanning, Malware Detection, and PCI Compliance -- to protect their websites from cyber attacks.  "At PathDefender, we partner with leading security companies in our mission to keep the Internet safe," said Timothy Dowling, CEO of PathDefender. "We are pleased to add Qualys' industry leading cloud-based IT security and compliance solutions to the McAfee Secure Services to help our customers protect their websites from the latest threats and achieve PCI compliance, at a price they can afford and with premium customer support."  "The Internet today fuels business growth for companies of all sizes, hence the security and performance of their websites have become essential to conduct business transactions online," said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO for Qualys. "Leveraging the Qualys Cloud Platform, the partnership with PathDefender allows us to bring our expertise together in an easy-to-use and cost-effective solution to help protect millions of websites around the world from today's rapidly changing threats."  McAfee Secure Services now include:  1. Vulnerability and Web Application Scanning powered by the award-winning QualysGuard Cloud Platform.  2. PCI compliance and certification via QualysGuard PCI. Qualys is an Approved Scanning Vendor.  3. Web Site Protection with daily security scanning for malware and malicious links.   About QualysGuard Cloud Platform  The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and its integrated suite of security and compliance solutions help 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, enables 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 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 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, including Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. 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 companies.  Contact:  Melinda Marks Qualys, Inc. (650) 801-6242 mmarks@qualys.com  Rod McLeod The Bateman Group for Qualys (415) 503-1818 qualys@bateman-group.com