Executives from Global 2000 corporations and Federal agencies are invited to attend a full day of high-level discussions about topics unique to Black Hat.
Due to overwhelming response, registration for the Executive Summit is now closed
|07:00 – 15:00||Executive Summit VIP Registration|
|08:00 – 08:45||Executive Summit Breakfast, South Seas F|
|08:45 – 09:30||Executive Summit Welcome and Introductions
|09:30 – 10:00||Breakout Session 1
|10:00 – 10:15||Readouts from Session 1|
|10:15 – 10:30||Break|
|10:30 – 11:15||Featured Speaker for Session 2
|11:15 – 11:45||Breakout Session 2
|11:45 – 12:00||Readouts from Session 2|
|12:00 – 13:00||Executive Summit Luncheon, South Seas F|
|13:00 – 13:45||Featured Speaker for Session 3
|13:45 – 14:15||Breakout Session 3
|14:15 – 14:45||Readouts from Session 3|
|14:45 – 15:00||Break|
|15:00 – 15:45||Featured Speaker for Session 4
|15:45 – 16:15||Breakout Session 4
|16:15 – 16:30||Readout Session 4|
|16:30 – 17:00||Executive Summit Closing Remarks
|17:00 – 18:30||Executive Summit Reception, South Seas F|
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,700 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organizations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and Web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations, including Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the CloudSecurityAlliance (CSA).
For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
Philippe Courtot, Chairman and CEO
Demonstrating a unique mix of technical vision, marketing and business acumen, Philippe Courtot has repeatedly built innovative companies into industry leaders. As CEO of Qualys, Philippe has worked with thousands of companies to improve their IT security and compliance postures. Philippe received the SC Magazine Editor's Award in 2004 for bringing on demand technology to the network security industry and for co-founding the CSO Interchange to provide a forum for sharing information in the security industry. He was also named the 2011 CEO of the Year by SC Magazine Awards Europe. He is a member of the board of directors for StopBadware.org, and in 2012, he launched the Trustworthy Internet Movement, a nonprofit, vendor-neutral organization committed to resolving the problems of Internet security, privacy and reliability.
Before joining Qualys, Philippe was the Chairman and CEO of Signio, an electronic payment start-up that he repositioned to become a significant e-commerce player. In February 2000, VeriSign acquired Signio for more than a billion dollars. Today, VeriSign's payment division, based on the Signio technology, handles 30% of electronic transaction in the U.S., processing $100-million in daily sales. Prior to Signio, Philippe was President and CEO of Verity, where he re-engineered the company to become the leader in enterprise knowledge retrieval solutions. Under Philippe's direction, the company completed its initial public offering in November 1995. Philippe also turned an unknown company of 12 people, cc:Mail, into the dominant e-mail platform provider, achieving a 40% market share while competing directly against IBM and Microsoft. Acknowledging the market leading position of cc:Mail and the significance of e-mail in corporate environments, Lotus acquired the company in 1991. In 1986, as CEO of Thomson CGR Medical, a medical imaging company, Philippe received the Benjamin Franklin award for his role in the creation of a nationwide advertising campaign promoting the life-saving benefits of mammography. Philippe served on the Board of Trustees for The Internet Society, an international non-profit organization that fosters global cooperation and coordination on the development of the Internet. French and Basque born, he holds a master’s degree in physics from the University of Paris, came to the US in 1981 and has lived in Silicon Valley since 1987.
Wolfgang Kandek, CTO
As the CTO for Qualys, Wolfgang is responsible for product direction and all operational aspects of the QualysGuard platform and its infrastructure. Wolfgang has over 20 years of experience in developing and managing information systems. His focus has been on Unix-based server architectures and application delivery through the Internet. Prior to joining Qualys, Wolfgang was Director of Network Operations at the Online Music streaming company myplay.com and at iSyndicate, an Internet media syndication company. Earlier in his career, Wolfgang held a variety of technical positions at EDS, MCI and IBM. Wolfgang earned master's and bachelor's degrees in computer science from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany.
Wolfgang is a frequent speaker at security events and forums including Black Hat, RSA Conference, InfoSecurity UK and The Open Group. Wolfgang is the main contributor to the Laws of Vulnerabilities blog.
Jonathan Trull, CISO
As the CISO for Qualys, Jonathan is responsible for working with Qualys’ growing customer base to develop and share security best practices, researching real world threats and collaborating on how to address them. Before joining Qualys, Jonathan was the CISO for the State of Colorado, where he oversaw the information security operations for 17 executive branch departments, encompassing approximately 26,000 employees and 150,000 systems. In cooperation with federal and state partners, Jonathan formed the State’s first Cyber Crime Task Force, which is charged with conducting criminal investigations into computer crimes, developing and sharing cyber intelligence, and working with local government and private sector partners to increase cyber resiliency. Jonathan is a Certified Information Systems Auditor, Offensive Security Certified Professional, and holds a master’s degree from the University of North Texas. He is a frequent speaker at security events such as RSA and Gartner and was recently named by the SANS Institute as one of the 2013 People Who Made a Difference in Cyber Security. Jonathan also serves his country as a cyber warrior in the U.S. Navy Reserves.
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