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Qualys, Inc. provides cloud-based information technology (IT), security, and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company offers Qualys Cloud Apps, which includes Vulnerability Management; Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response; Threat Protection; Continuous Monitoring; Patch Management; Multi-Vector Endpoint Detection and Response; Certificate Assessment; SaaS Detection and Response; Secure Enterprise Mobility; Policy Compliance; Security Configuration Assessment; PCI Compliance; File Integrity Monitoring; Security Assessment Questionnaire; Out of-Band Configuration Assessment; Web Application Scanning; Web Application Firewall; Global Asset Inventory; Cybersecurity Asset Management; Certificate Inventory; Cloud Inventory; Cloud Security Assessment; and Container Security. Its integrated suite of IT, security, and compliance solutions delivered on its Qualys Cloud Platform enables customers to identify and manage IT assets, collect and analyze IT security data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities, recommend and implement remediation actions, and verify the implementation of such actions. The company also provides asset tagging and management, reporting and dashboards, questionnaires and collaboration, remediation and workflow, big data correlation and analytics engine, and alerts and notifications, which enable integrated workflows, management and real-time analysis, and reporting across IT, security, and compliance solutions. The company offers its solutions through its sales teams, as well as through its network of channel partners, such as security consulting organizations, managed service providers, resellers, and consulting firms. It serves enterprises, government entities, and small and medium-sized businesses in various industries, including education, financial services, government, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, media, retail, technology, and utilities. The company was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Foster City, California.


Qualys has been described as "one of the earliest software-as-a-service security vendors."Philippe Courtot first invested in the company in 1999. He became CEO and board chair in 2001. In the announcement of the second round of financing, Courtot described Qualys as addressing a "mounting need for automatic detection of network vulnerabilities."The company launched QualysGuard in 2000, making Qualys one of the first entrants in the vulnerability management market. This software could automatically scan corporate LANs for vulnerabilities and search for an available patch. The company subsequently added compliance, malware detection, and web application scanning to its platform. Qualys went public on NASDAQ with the symbol QLYS on September 28, 2012, raising net proceeds of $87.5 million.Qualys then launched its Cloud Platform and lightweight cloud agent to continuously assess the security and compliance of organizations' global IT infrastructure and applications. The new Cloud Platform helped organizations assess and address the security and compliance of their IT assets in real-time, whether on-premises, cloud-based or mobile.Organizations use the Qualys Cloud Platform and its integrated apps to simplify IT and security operations and help reduce cyber risk. Qualys is known for its vulnerability management, detection and response solution and asset management, and has added patch, cloud, container, and mobile security capabilities along with endpoint detection and response and now extended detection and response .

The leading provider of information security and compliance cloud solutions.

To create and shape the future of cyber security with our customers and partners and to achieve the highest standard of cyber security and protection.

Key Team

Mr. Allan R. Peters (Chief Revenue Officer)

Mr. Nicolas Chaillan (Federal Chief Technology Officer)

Mr. Ishpreet Singh (Chief Information Officer)

Mr. Blair King (VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Devel.)

Tami Casey (Director of Global Corp. Communications)

Mr. Suresh Balasubramanian (Chief Marketing Officer)

Ms. Rima Touma Bruno (Chief Human Resource Officer)

Recognition and Awards
Qualys has consistently been recognized in the industry for its excellence and innovation. These awards span a wide range of categories, including cybersecurity, analytics and reporting, cloud security, threat intelligence, and more.

Leadership team

Mr. Sumedh S. Thakar (Pres, CEO & Director)

Ms. Joo Mi Kim (CFO & Principal Accounting Officer)

Mr. Bruce K. Posey (Chief Legal Officer & Sec.)

Products/ Services
Compliance, Security, Software
Number of Employees
1,000 - 20,000
Redwood City, California, United States
Company Registration
SEC CIK number: 0001107843
Net Income
100M - 500M
100M - 500M
Traded as
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