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Qualys Selected as Best Vulnerability Management Solution and Best Enterprise Security Solution at SC Magazine 2009 Awards Event

Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced that it has won two SC Magazine Awards for Best Vulnerability Management Solution and Best Enterprise Security Solution. The awards were announced at the annual SC Magazine Awards dinner and presentation Tuesday night in San Francisco in conjunction with the 2009 RSA Conference.

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.

With more than 30 different technology categories, Qualys was one of more than 700 entries submitted for this year’s SC Magazine Awards, the most competitive yet in the program’s twelve-year history. The annual awards highlight and showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence in the information security industry.

“Being recognized by SC Magazine’s readers and panel of judges for a third year in a row is an incredible honor,” said Philippe Courtot, CEO and chairman of Qualys. “We attribute this recognition to our customers who strongly support the value that the SaaS model brings in addressing the security and compliance challenges they are faced with.”

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.

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 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.

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