Author: Swapnil Ahirrao

CISA Alert: Top 15 Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities

The U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency has published its report on the top exploited vulnerabilities of 2021. This blog summarizes the report’s findings and how you can use Qualys VMDR to automatically detect and remediate these risks in your enterprise environment. The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) releases detailed alerts of critical vulnerabilities […]

Ransomware Insights from the FBI’s 2021 Internet Crime Report

The FBI has published its annual report on Internet crime. Qualys has analyzed its trends and statistics. In this post, we review our findings, especially with regards to the prevalence of Ransomware, and our recommendations for actions that enterprises should take to mitigate their risk. Every year the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation publishes an […]

Enhanced Native DNS based Scanning with Qualys VMDR

Network based scanning of modern infrastructure is getting very complex, especially when the assets are behind CDNs, load balancers, firewalls, and more recently, ephemeral assets that spin up/down as required. This blog describes recent enhancements to Qualys Cloud Platform that allow native scanning of assets based on DNS to accurately assess vulnerabilities on those systems. […]

Simplifying Cloud Asset Identification in a Multi-Cloud Environment

Enterprises struggle to get an accurate asset inventory in multi-cloud or hybrid cloud environments. Qualys enhances the metadata for cloud assets while simplifying the collection process. This blog explains how this functionality expedites the identification process, easily identifies vulnerable assets, and speeds the remediation process. The adoption of cloud technologies has evolved significantly over the […]

Automating Agent-less Vulnerability Assessment for Intune Enrolled Mobile Devices

Most Mobile Device Management solutions lack critical functionality such as vulnerability assessment and patch management. Integration with a popular MDM like Microsoft Intune allows Qualys to provide automated onboarding and continuous scanning of your mobile devices, among other functions to provide complete security posture of mobile devices. Mobile devices play a crucial role in every […]