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QualysGuard - VA/PT appliance
From: marc bayerkohler <lists.marc () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 17:29:22 -0500

This sounds just like the FusionVM product from CriticalWatch.

http://www.criticalwatch.com/solutions.html

You install their box, which VPNs home.  You schedule the assessments
and read the output through their portal.

The reporting is very flexible, it is via a web application, so you
can give a manager an account so he can view just the results for his
machines, etc.

It is also tied in to a ticketing system you can use for remediating the issues.

marc bayerkohler



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Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 10:49:26 +0530
From: prasanna.mukundan () wipro com
To: pen-test () securityfocus com
Subject: QualysGuard - VA/PT appliance


http://www.qualys.com/products/qgcons/

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
Web browser."

Has anyone used this appliance? If so could you give me your feedback on
the product?

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.


Thanks,
Prasanna





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