Qualys introduces security features for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Qualys launched new security and compliance features for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). The organization's security platform was further integrated into OCI through the Vulnerability Scanning Service (VSS).
Oracle uses a shared responsibility security model for OCI customers. This means that... Read more
Qualys TotalCloud, Totaalvoetbal to unify the cloud-native team
Think back for a moment, remember when cloud first happened?
Keep your company’s data and applications (and all manner of digital services) off-site, away from the organisation’s home premises and in some Cloud Services Provider (CSP) datacentre, located at goodness knows where right?
The... Read more
Qualys acquires Blue Hexagon, real-time malware detection in clouds
Security vendor Qualys announced the acquisition of Blue Hexagon. The company's deep learning technology recognizes misconfigurations, zero-day attacks and ransomware in cloud environments. "The brightest minds of AI, ML and cybersecurity", Qualys CEO Sumedh Thakar said of Blue Hexagon's team.
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Qualys expands with external attack surface management
Qualys added external attack surface management (EASM) capabilities to CyberSecurity Asset Management 2.0, a solution that detects unknown systems in infrastructures. The new capabilities allow users to view an infrastructure from the perspective of a hacker. Each internet-facing asset is presented... Read more
Qualys launches VMDR 2.0 with TruRisk
The new version of security platform Qualys VMDR will be available from the end of June onwards. Qualys VMDR 2.0 with TruRisk introduces low-code tools for automated incident response.
Qualys VMDR is a security platform for all hardware and software in an environment. The technology maps every ... Read more
Qualys launches Multi-Vector EDR 2.0
Qualys developed Multi-Vector EDR 2.0 to surface serious and critical incidents.
Security specialist Qualys recently announced Multi-Vector EDR 2.0. The EDR system delivers complete threat detection through vulnerability assessments and fixing.
The platform includes risk-hunting and various m... Read more
‘One in three Log4j instances remain unpatched despite critical bug’
A third of all Log4j instances remains unpatched more than four months after the discovery of a highly critical vulnerability.
Qualys research shows that about 30 percent of all applications, servers and systems running Log4j are still prone to Log4Shell, the infamous vulnerability. Remote hacke... Read more
Critical Linux vulnerability affects all major distributions
Security researchers have found vulnerabilities in Linux PolicyKit (also known as Polkit). The vulnerabilities allow hackers to gain complete access to affected machines and upload malicious code. The issue has since been patched.
According to Qualys researchers, the so-called PwnKit exploit man... Read more
Qualys brings Cloud Agent to RHEL CoreOS and Red Hat OpenShift
On the one hand, you have Qualys. On the other, you have Red Hat. Now, put your hands together because that's what the two companies just did. In the world of Linux, Red Hat is golden while Qualys' security capabilities are known to be comprehensive.
The two forces are coming together to bring Q... Read more
A severe flaw has been found in Linux Systemd
Systemd, the Linux system and service manager, has become more prevalent than init as a Linux startup and control program. However, it has always faced criticism from some quarters. Now, after the discovery of a security bug in systemd by Qualys, systemd will have even more critics.
How bad is t... Read more