Qualys Researchers to Reveal Vulnerabilities in TSA Airport Security and Home
Devices at Black Hat USA 2014
Qualys CEO to Discuss Insider Threats at Black Hat Executive Summit
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/14 -- Qualys, Inc.
(NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and
compliance solutions, today announced it will present two key pieces
of security research at Black Hat USA 2014, August 4 - 8 in Las
Vegas, Nevada. Qualys' research will focus on vulnerabilities in TSA
airport security devices and on hacking physical devices commonly
found in the household. Additionally, Qualys CEO Philippe Courtot
will discuss how CSOs can better control and contain insider threats
at the Black Hat Executive Summit.
Black Hat attendees can also visit Qualys at expo booth #211 to view
customer presentations, product demos and win prizes. Click here for
a full agenda for Qualys during Black Hat.
Qualys' Black Hat presentations include:
WHAT: Is There an Insider Threat...or is Everything Insider Today?
WHEN: Tuesday, August 5, 9:30 - 10:00am PT
WHERE: Mandalay Bay,
South Seas Ballroom E
WHO: Philippe Courtot, CEO, Qualys
Courtot will discuss today's complex security environments and the
amplified risk of insider threats as underscored by the Snowden
effect. With corporate data now fully digitized and widely
distributed, Courtot will also offer insights for CSOs looking for
more effective ways to better control and contain insider threats.
WHAT: "Pulling Back the Curtain on Airport Security: Can a Weapon get
WHEN: Wednesday, August 6, 3:30 - 4:30pm PT
Mandalay Bay, Lagoon K
WHO: Billy Rios, Director of Vulnerability
Rios will go into detail on how a variety of TSA airport security
devices and networks operate and will reveal their weaknesses. He
will present on what the industry has learned so far about modern
airport security procedures and go into depth on the devices used to
detect threats and some of the network security risks and bugs
WHAT: "Breaking the Security of Physical Devices"
August 6, 5:00 - 6:00pm PT
WHERE: Mandalay Bay, Lagoon K
Silvio Cesare, Security Researcher, Qualys
Cesare will present his study on how he was able to break into a
number of household and common devices such as a popular model car
and home alarm systems. He will also discuss ways of mitigating these
attacks and avoiding the bad and buying the good.
Qualys will also showcase its continuous monitoring technology and
reveal the blueprint for creating a continuous security practice
within today's distributed, complex and highly dynamic security
WHAT: "Building a Continuous Security Program for your Global
WHEN: Wednesday, August 6, 1:00 - 2:00pm PT
Mandalay Bay, Business Hall Theatre B
WHO: Wolfgang Kandek, CTO,
Kandek will lay out a blueprint for creating a continuous security
practice spanning the entire lifecycle, from discovering assets to
prioritizing issues and mitigating exploits. The session will also
demonstrate the use of Qualys Continuous Monitoring cloud-based
solution, including new integrations with leading SIEM providers and
common event format (CEF) support, empowering organizations to
proactively address critical vulnerabilities.
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About Qualys, Inc.
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 Qualys 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 Accenture, Accuvant, BT, Cognizant
Technology Solutions, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, HCL Comnet, InfoSys,
NTT, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a
founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Council on
CyberSecurity. For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
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