Qualys Webinar Series

CISO Perspective: How IT Asset Inventory Can Reduce Security and Compliance Risk

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM PT

From an executive perspective, security design and risk tolerance have taken on new meaning. Distributed IT, remote workforces, and emerging digital requirements have all forced CISOs to look at security and compliance in a new light—one that heavily focuses on visibility into both IT and business functions. In this webinar, we'll examine today's IT landscape from a CISO perspective, exploring topics such as corporate-wide configuration management, how CISOs view security, and best practices for risk and compliance.

Specifically, we'll cover:

  • Top IT challenges CISOs face today
  • Understanding risk, compliance, and IT visibility
  • The business impacts of IT asset inventory
  • Key points around visibility, configuration management, and integration
  • Best practices and advice from the field

Speakers:

Bill Kleyman, Contributing Editor, ITPro Today
Bill is Executive Vice President of Digital Solutions at Switch. Using the latest innovative technology, Mr. Kleyman delivers solutions that help customers excel in competitive markets. As technology thought leader, Bill was ranked #16 globally in an Onalytica study of the top 100 most influential people in the cloud landscape, and #4 in its study of top data security experts. Follow Bill on Twitter @QuadStack and @Switch.

Edward Rossi, VP, Product Management, Qualys
Ed Rossi is an experienced product management leader with over 20 years in the IT Asset Management and Software Asset Management space. He recently joined Qualys as Vice President, Product Management, focused on Asset Inventory & Discovery. Ed spent six years at Flexera Software, leading the product team driving their ITAM & SAM offerings and concentrating on helping clients manage their technology investment from on-premises hardware and software to SaaS & Cloud Infrastructure. Previously, Ed was with IBM, where he focused on IT Asset Management, Discovery & Service Management products across several roles. Ed is passionate about the need for strong visibility across the IT ecosystem to support a strong IT Security program and to manage assets more effectively in an increasingly complex technological world.

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Real-World Solutions: Supporting ITSM and Other Critical Business Functions With IT Asset Inventory

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | 12:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM PT

We've learned a lot over the past few months. Namely, to solve new challenges we need new solutions. New approaches to enterprise architecture and ITSM are helping companies overcome the hurdles of a highly distributed business ecosystem. In this webinar, you'll learn the latest technology use cases for pressing issues such as asset inventory visibility, change management, and dealing with a distributed workforce.

Specifically, we'll cover:

  • How service management and IT asset control have changed
  • Reports from the field: supporting critical business functions with new tools
  • Best practices for managing a distributed business

Speakers:

Bill Kleyman, Contributing Editor, ITPro Today
Bill is Executive Vice President of Digital Solutions at Switch. Using the latest innovative technology, Mr. Kleyman delivers solutions that help customers excel in competitive markets. As technology thought leader, Bill was ranked #16 globally in an Onalytica study of the top 100 most influential people in the cloud landscape, and #4 in its study of top data security experts. Follow Bill on Twitter @QuadStack and @Switch.

Edward Rossi, VP, Product Management, Qualys
Ed Rossi is an experienced product management leader with over 20 years in the IT Asset Management and Software Asset Management space. He recently joined Qualys as Vice President, Product Management, focused on Asset Inventory & Discovery. Ed spent six years at Flexera Software, leading the product team driving their ITAM & SAM offerings and concentrating on helping clients manage their technology investment from on-premises hardware and software to SaaS & Cloud Infrastructure. Previously, Ed was with IBM, where he focused on IT Asset Management, Discovery & Service Management products across several roles. Ed is passionate about the need for strong visibility across the IT ecosystem to support a strong IT Security program and to manage assets more effectively in an increasingly complex technological world.

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How Next Gen Cloud-Based Solutions Are Changing IT, Security & Compliance

Available On Demand

How can organizations respond to a new wave of vulnerability threats? In this webinar, we'll share research on our new connected society, explain why real-time vulnerability management is critical, and describe how to automate the process using advanced correlation and machine learning.

Specifically, we'll cover:

  • The state of cybersecurity
  • Understanding how bad guys think
  • The latest in vulnerability management, risk, detection, and response
  • Real-world use cases on proactive and autonomous security functions
  • Final thoughts and best practices

Speakers:

Bill Kleyman, Contributing Editor, ITPro Today
Bill is Executive Vice President of Digital Solutions at Switch. Using the latest innovative technology, Mr. Kleyman delivers solutions that help customers excel in competitive markets. As technology thought leader, Bill was ranked #16 globally in an Onalytica study of the top 100 most influential people in the cloud landscape, and #4 in its study of top data security experts. Follow Bill on Twitter @QuadStack and @Switch.

Mehul Revankar, Vice President, Product Management and Engineering, Qualys
Mehul is a cyber security professional with 15+ years' experience in Vulnerability Management, Policy Compliance and Security Operations. He leads product management and engineering functions for Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response at Qualys. Before joining Qualys, Mehul led the development of vulnerability and patch management products at SaltStack, and before that he led multiple research teams at Tenable.

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Want to Better Manage and Secure Your IT Assets? Start With IT Inventory

Available On Demand

Rapid digitalization has forced companies to rethink how to best manage their IT assets. Especially when those assets now include software, licensing, certificates, and even SaaS applications. Aside from better visibility, knowing what’s in your global IT environment is fundamental to security. With more people working remotely, questions arise such as how do you manage cloud instances? How do you control physical and logical asset inventory? And will you lose sight of IT management as your company grows?

In this webinar, we'll dive into how IT visibility has shifted amid the pandemic, emerging challenges for both IT administrators and technology leaders, and how IT inventory can help.

Specific topics include:

  • The changing IT asset landscape
  • Understanding the speed of change: SaaS, virtualization, IoT, and more
  • How to reduce pressure on IT with automation and better security
  • Final thoughts and best practices

Speakers:

Bill Kleyman, Contributing Editor, ITPro Today
Bill is Executive Vice President of Digital Solutions at Switch. Using the latest innovative technology, Mr. Kleyman delivers solutions that help customers excel in competitive markets. As technology thought leader, Bill was ranked #16 globally in an Onalytica study of the top 100 most influential people in the cloud landscape, and #4 in its study of top data security experts. Follow Bill on Twitter @QuadStack and @Switch.

Pablo Quiroga, Director, Product Management, IT Asset Management, Qualys
Pablo Quiroga is a Director of Product Management at Qualys. He has 14 years of experience in Enterprise IT Asset Management and Security. At Qualys, he leads product definition, roadmap and strategy for IT Asset Discovery and Inventory Management. Pablo has helped numerous customers gain significantly better visibility to support the data-powered decision that often led to multi-million-dollar savings and significant risk reduction.

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