qualys inc (QLYS) Key Developments
Qualys, Inc. Announces Alliance with Splunk to Help Enterprises Visualize and Better Protect IT Infrastructure from Cyber Attacks
Oct 8 15
Qualys, Inc. announced a technology alliance with Splunk Inc. to help enterprises visualize and better protect their IT infrastructure from cyber attacks. The Qualys App for Splunk Enterprise provides customers with real-time threat intelligence and alerts in a single dashboard to more efficiently secure their IT infrastructure. The Qualys Add-on for Splunk has been submitted for Splunk certification and enables visualizations of Qualys data within Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security. As the C-suite recognizes more and more that security is an important part of Operational Intelligence, the Qualys App for Splunk Enterprise will offer access to valuable, integrated vulnerability data to enable security and IT teams to more efficiently gather information needed to identify where and when an organization may be vulnerable to attack. The Qualys Add-on and Qualys App for Splunk Enterprise are compliant with Splunk's Common Information Model, allowing Qualys data to be easily ingested into Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security and correlated with other industry feeds. The add-on provides extraction, transformation and load (ETL) capabilities to synchronize up-to-date Qualys VM data into Splunk Enterprise Security using the Qualys Cloud Platform APIs. The app streamlines importing Qualys vulnerability and KnowledgeBase data into Splunk Enterprise, which provides a set of dashboards and visualizations for insights including summary charts, top hosts affected, most prevalent vulnerabilities, IP lookup, IPs matching a given vulnerability, as well as remediation status and trending data. The dashboard also includes preconfigured searches and reports, and can be configured to display data in formats and aggregations that match the organization's specific needs.
Qualys Inc. Announces Executive Changes
Oct 7 15
Qualys Inc. announced the appointment of new executives Dan Barahona and Simon Azzopardi. The company named Barahona Executive Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations and Azzopardi Vice President and General Manager, EMEA. Each will draw on deep industry and sales experience to provide strategic leadership to accelerate Qualys market penetration. Prior to Qualys, Barahona led business development for WatchDox. Simon Azzopardi will lead Qualys, Inc.'s regional sales organization in EMEA. Simon previously served as Vice President EMEA, LATAM and APAC at Secunia.
Qualys, Inc. Announces General Availability of Customizable Security Assessment Questionnaire Service
Oct 7 15
Qualys, Inc. announced the general availability of customizable questionnaires as a new addition to its suite of integrated services. Qualys Security Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) enables organizations to assess business processes and vendor risk by centrally capturing all relevant information, drastically reducing time and cost. In addition, this new service allows companies to demonstrate compliance against internal policies, standards and mandates such as PCI-DSS, HIPAA, COBIT and ISO 27001/2. SAQ enables organizations to assess business process requirements, including: Vendor risk assessment end-to-end security and compliance Internal audit management Assessment of employee training and awareness programs. SAQ is a cloud-based solution that systematically gathers risk data, compliance information and evidence files. It addresses both the procedural and technical requirements of security and compliance. SAQ includes: Template Management. Users can create custom templates by importing questions or can leverage numerous out-of-the-box campaigns to assess risk and compliance requirements. Campaign Management. A questionnaire template can be assigned to specific users or groups. Questionnaire results can be grouped together to simplify the management of multiple ongoing surveys. Dashboards and Reporting: Dashboards include campaign progress tracking and customizable dashboards, reflecting vendor risk and compliance posture.
Qualys, Inc. Partners with ServiceNow to Offer Seamless Integration with Configuration Management System
Oct 7 15
Qualys, Inc. announced a beta version of its application that synchronizes Qualys asset discovery and classification with the ServiceNow(r) Configuration Management system. The Qualys App for ServiceNow will automatically update the ServiceNow Configuration Management Database (CMDB) with any asset discovered by Qualys and with up-to-date information on existing assets, giving ServiceNow users full visibility of their global IT assets on a continuous basis. The application will automate the process of synchronizing all newly discovered assets and the latest information on existing assets collected by Qualys with the ServiceNow CMDB. Qualys collects real-time inventory information about IT assets by leveraging Qualys cloud agent technology. The information includes hardware inventory data such as manufacturer, model, CPU, memory and disk space as well as software inventory data such as software name, version and vendor. Any changes made on the device are immediately pushed to the Qualys Platform and then synchronized into ServiceNow. Additionally, the application will provide a differential report on assets that are registered in the ServiceNow CMDB but not in Qualys and vice-versa, enabling IT and security administrators to take action on those specific assets.
EiQ Networks Announces Strategic Partnership with Qualys to Integrate Qualys Vulnerability Management into EiQ's SOCVue Service Offering
Oct 6 15
EiQ Networks announced a strategic partnership with Qualys, Inc. Under the agreement, EiQ will integrate Qualys Vulnerability Management (VM) into its hybrid SaaS SOCVue security offering targeted to small-to-medium-sized businesses. Qualys VM discovers all IT assets, including devices, servers, desktops, and applications, at the same time identifying and mitigating the vulnerabilities that make cyber attacks possible. A new Vulnerability Management service under SOCVue based on Qualys VM is expected in November.