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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.


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


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.


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