But securing an enterprise's network requires that a CIO has a global and complete view of his or her company's network and test for the latest vulnerabilities exploited by those outside the company," said Gilles Samoun, Chairman and CEO of Qualys.Qualys
' approach goes far beyond sporadic vulnerability checks, and sets a new standard for vigilance over network perimeters.By empowering clients to get unlimited network 'check-ups' for vulnerabilities and draw from a daily updated database of known threats to perimeter security, QualysGuard
changes the way network security is implemented and used proactively to protect valuable corporate assets." QualysGuard
, the company's flagship service, is a security auditing service that continuously detects network vulnerabilities, assesses the severity of each, and provides alerts to IT managers in a summarized graphical report.QualysGuard's components include QualysMap
, which graphically maps all network elements that can be "seen" from the Internet -- gateways, routers, operating systems, intranets and devices -- and QualysScan
, which performs minimally invasive scans for security vulnerabilities.