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Qualys is preparing an upgrade to its widely used vulnerability management service to address changes in the way this activity is conducted in enterprises.


  • While the former will put it on equal footing with the “next-gen” vulnerability management vendors that have emerged in recent years, the latter should, the company believes, actually put it ahead of them.

Features and Benefits

  • Explains how and why vulnerability management has moved in from basic scanning.
  • Describes the competitive environment and Qualys's strengths.

Key questions answered

  • Why does Qualys compete with in vulnerability scanning?
  • Who are the next-gen entrants into vulnerability management and what do they offer?

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Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Qualys is the 800lb gorilla of vulnerability management
  • Vulnerabilities have mushroomed in recent years
  • “Next-gen” management has emerged in response
  • The empire strikes back with prioritization and patching


  • Author

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