Agiliance and Qualys Partner to Provide Security Risk Assessment On Demand
QualysGuard and Agiliance RiskVision Integration Offers Comprehensive GRC Solution for Real-Time Risk Management
San Jose and Redwood Shores, Calif., – August 4, 2010 – Agiliance Inc., the leading provider of integrated Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions, and Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance solutions, today announced a technology partnership to integrate QualysGuard vulnerability and asset data with Agiliance’s real-time risk and compliance solution, RiskVision. The integration of QualysGuard with Agiliance RiskVision enables customers to leverage the power of both platforms to achieve real-time continuous compliance and IT security risk assessment on demand.
To meet the growing market demand for real-time risk management, Agiliance has integrated its RiskVision platform with QualysGuard to deliver real-time security risk management on demand. The combination of QualysGuard’s on demand vulnerability scan results and Agiliance’s real-time business and security data provides customers with an always-on, always-current view of their security risk postures. The real-time risk data enables better prioritization of response and allocation of security resources. With the ability to measure security risks on demand, a security response team can receive instant feedback on remediation effectiveness to meet stringent security policies and regulatory compliance mandates.
“Our partnership with Agiliance provides customers with an effective IT security risk management solution to assess risk based on the security posture of assets collected from QualysGuard scans,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys. “With this integration, customers can identify threats and vulnerabilities in real-time and optimize their ability to mitigate these risks quickly and effectively.”
The partnership between Agiliance and Qualys brings together two of the industry’s top technologies. Agiliance RiskVision received the highest possible rating of “Strong Positive” in the latest Gartner MarketScope for IT GRCM, and QualysGuard Vulnerability Management (VM) received the highest possible rating of “Strong Positive” in Gartner’s Vulnerability Assessment MarketScope. Already, the integrated solution is in use at one of the largest electric companies in the U.S. for cyber threat intelligence and a major healthcare organization, where it is being leveraged for enterprise risk management. It is also being deployed by a financial services technology solution provider for FFIEC risk assessments and PCI compliance.
“The integration with QualysGuard further extends Agiliance’s leadership in the GRC market,” said Joe Fantuzzi, CEO of Agiliance. “Combining QualysGuard’s on demand security data with our real-time business and security risk data provides our customers with a scalable, cost-optimized and comprehensive IT risk management solution that helps them be more secure and compliant.”
Agiliance is the leading provider of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions. Agiliance GRC technology minimizes manual auditing through scalable automation to enable closed loop risk management and continuous compliance. Agiliance customers use real-time risk analysis to optimize business performance and make better investment decisions. Unlike legacy offerings that can take nearly a year to deploy, Agiliance’s Global 2000 customers deploying the RiskVision™ platform achieve demonstrable value with full automation within the first 90 days, made possible with Agiliance’s most extensive library of technical integrations and GRC content. RiskVision scales with your business to manage the massive amounts of data, assets, people and processes that are required to ensure 100 percent risk and compliance coverage. For more information, please visit www.Agiliance.com.
Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions – delivered as a service. Qualys’ Software-as-a-Service solutions are deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view of their security and compliance postures.
The QualysGuard® service is used today by more than 4,000 organizations in 85 countries, including 42 of the Fortune Global 100 and performs more than 500 million IP audits per year. Qualys has the largest vulnerability management deployment in the world at a Fortune Global 50 company.
Qualys has established strategic agreements with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat, Fujitsu, IBM, I(TS)2, LAC, NTT, SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications and TELUS.
For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
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