Qualys executives and researchers at RSA Conference 2013

Here’s a complete list of what Qualys executives and researchers will present during RSA Conference 2013, taking place this week in San Francisco.

The Hyperconnected World of Intelligent Devices: A New Era for Security (Keynote)
Date:: Wednesday, February 27 at 2:50 p.m. PT.
Speakers: Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO, Qualys; John Pescatore, director, SANS Institute
This keynote session will examine the disruptions that intelligent devices are having on the current security model and the fundamental changes required to secure this new era.

Are the 20 Critical Controls a New Standard of Due Care for Cybersecurity? (END-T17)
Tuesday, February 26 at 1:10 p.m. PT, Room 209.
Speakers: Wolfgang Kandek, CTO, Qualys; Ed Skoudis, CEO, Counterhack; Alan Paller, director of research, SANS Institute; Jonathan Trull, CISO, state of Colorado.

This session will cover the 20 Critical Controls – the value they provide in stopping attacks, how they will evolve and how to implement them as part of your defensive strategy.

Automating the 20 Critical Controls (SPO1-T19)
Tuesday, February 26 at 3:50 p.m. PT, Room 123.
Speaker: Andrew Wild, CSO, Qualys; Wolfgang Kandek, CTO, Qualys

The CSIS 20 critical controls are known for driving effective security programs across government agencies and establishing guidelines for security professionals to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information technology assets. This session will discuss best practices for automation of these controls to drastically lower costs while enabling more successful implementations.

IPv6 Vulnerability Management: From Theory to Reality (TECH-W22)
Wednesday, February 27 at 9:20 a.m. PT, Room 304.
Speakers: Wolfgang Kandek, CTO, Qualys; Misha Govshteyn, vice president of Emerging Products, Alert Logic; Tim Keanini, chief research officer, nCircle; HD Moore, CSO, Rapid 7; Ron Gula, CEO and CTO, Tenable Network Security

In this session, industry leaders in the vulnerability management industry will debate the challenges of managing vulnerabilities and security in an IPv6 network, leveraging actual case studies of standing IPv6 networks in the cloud, government, retail and enterprise.

Using HTML5 WebSockets Securely (ASEC-F41)
Friday, March 1 at 9:00 a.m. PT, Room 132.
Speaker: Mike Shema, director of engineering, Qualys.

This session will explore WebSocket security including how they are used as an effective hacking framework within the context of HTML5 and tips for programing WebSockets securely.

Why is SCADA Security an Uphill Battle? (TECH-F43)
Friday, March 1 at 11:40 a.m. PT, Room 304.
Speaker: Amol Sarwate, director of Vulnerability Labs, Qualys.

This session will decipher the SCADA crypt sourcing original research and recently discovered vulnerabilities. It will identify avenues of attack and provide mitigation strategies and security controls to prevent exploitation.

Managing Enterprise Global Security in an era of Hybrid Cloud and Smart Mobile
Monday, February 25 at 11:30 a.m. PT, Moscone Center North, Hall E, Room 135.
Speakers: Andrew Wild, CSO, Qualys; Baber Amin, senior director of product management, CA Technologies; Matt Mosley, solution strategist, NetIQ; Derek Tumulak, vice president of product management, Vormetric; Manoj Apte, vice president of product management, Zscaler.

In this panel, industry leaders and researchers will discuss key risks of the global enterprise, managing complex international legal issues, achieving compliance and developing security architectures that support agile enterprise needs.

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