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Infosecurity Europe, London — 30 April, 2009 — Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced that it has won the SC Magazine Award Europe for Best Vulnerability Assessment. The awards were announced at the annual SC Magazine Awards dinner and presentation on Tuesday night at the Hurlingham Club in London.

Now in its fourteenth year, these highly acclaimed and prestigious awards are designed to reward excellence and innovation in the IT security industry. Qualys and the QualysGuard service were among more than 300 entries submitted for the SC Magazine Awards Europe. The panel of judges included chief security officers as well as high level IT security executives. Veracode was presented with these accolades at the SC Magazine Awards gala dinner on Tuesday, 28 April at the Hurlingham Club in London.

Qualys also won the highly commended award for the category “Security Vendor of the Year” in the European awards. At the US Awards event last week, QualysGuard®, Qualys’ Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) security and compliance solution, was selected SC Magazine’s 2009 Reader’s Trust Award winner for Best Vulnerability Management Solution for the third consecutive year. Additionally, QualysGuard Enterprise was selected SC Magazine’s 2009 Excellence Award winner for Best Enterprise Security Solution.

“We are incredibly honoured to be recognized by SC Magazine both in the Europe and the US” said Philippe Courtot, CEO and chairman of Qualys. “We attribute this recognition to our customers around the world who helped us make our QualysGuard SaaS offering address their security and compliance requirements.”

The QualysGuard line of vulnerability and compliance management solutions provides the easiest–to-deploy, most accurate and most comprehensive way to reduce security and regulatory compliance risks. QualysGuard is a widely deployed security-on-demand solution, servicing over 3,500 active subscribers, 40 of which are Fortune 100 companies, and over 240 of which are Forbes Global 1000 companies. Additionally, Qualys has one of the largest vulnerability management deployments in the world at a Fortune Global 50 company.

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 brand’s portfolio includes the SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.

For more information about the awards, see

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions – delivered as a service. Qualys’ Software-as-a-Service solutions are deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view of their security and compliance postures.

The QualysGuard® service is used today by more than 3,500 organizations in 85 countries, including 40 of the Fortune Global 100 and performs more than 200 million IP audits per year. Qualys has the largest vulnerability management deployment in the world at a Fortune Global 50 company.

Qualys has established strategic agreements with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat, Fujitsu, IBM, I(TS)2, LAC, SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications, TELUS and VeriSign. For more information, please visit

Qualys, the Qualys logo and QualysGuard are proprietary trademarks of Qualys, Inc. All other products or names may be trademarks of their respective companies.

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