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RE: QualysGuard - VA/PT appliance
From: "Gonenc, Ozan" <ogonenc () adga ca>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 14:30:53 -0400
I've recently been in touch with Qualys.
What you state is correct for the contractor's license. The actual scan engine is located at Qualys. Even if you are
conducting testing from an internal network. The appliance simply serves as a proxy for the Qualys remote engine.
Ozan Gonenc, B.Sc, ITIL, GCIH
Senior IT Security Consultant
AEPOS Technologies Corporation
200-200 Rue Montcalm
Gatineau, Quebec J8Y 3B5
(819) 772-8522 (W)
(819) 772-0449 (F)
From: prasanna.mukundan () wipro com [mailto:prasanna.mukundan () wipro com]
Sent: August 23, 2005 01:19
To: pen-test () securityfocus com
Subject: QualysGuard - VA/PT appliance
We have are evaluating an appliance by Qualys, called QualysGuard that
purportedly "enables security auditors to scope and perform detailed
vulnerability assessments anytime, anywhere, using nothing more than a
Has anyone used this appliance? If so could you give me your feedback on
From what I have seen of it in a couple of days, it seems to initiate a
scan(for s/w vulnerabilities) from the intranet of a network, but sends
the data to the internet/qualys server (and accessed via qualys'
website), which imo while have the regulators and auditors screaming. I
would appreciate if anyone could confirm/correct that.
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