Vulnerability Management, Cloud Security

BlueVoyant, Qualys Partner for Vulnerability Management

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BlueVoyant, a Top 250 MSSP and Top 40 managed detection and response (MDR) security company, and Qualys have brought to market the VISIBL for Qualys vulnerability management and cloud security solution.

With VISIBL, organizations can "fortify their on-premises, hybrid cloud and cloud-native environments against cyber threats and build compliance with industry regulations," the company stated.

What VISIBL for Qualys Offers

VISIBL offers an integrated managed service for the Qualys VMDR  (vulnerability management detection and response) and TotalCloud security solutions, the company said. It blends BlueVoyant's vulnerability management and cloud security technologies with Qualys' vulnerability management and cloud ISIBL is now available.

Now available, key features of VISIBL include:

  • Agent-based and agentless vulnerability scanning
  • Multi-cloud posture management and compliance support
  • Semi-annual penetration testing, phishing campaigns and dark web intelligence gathering

Mazars Adds Qualys VMDR to Its Portfolio

The VISIBL launch comes after Mazars, an audit, tax and advisory firm, in August 2023 incorporated Qualys VMDR with TruRisk and Patch Management into its Cybersecurity Managed Service.

VMDR provides Mazars customers with asset discovery, risk assessment and reduction and threat detection capabilities, the company said. That way, these customers can utilize VMDR to speed up threat response.

In addition, VMDR enables Mazars customers to use TruRisk to prioritize vulnerabilities based on risk and business context, the company noted. Mazars customers can understand their security posture and remediate their most critical vulnerabilities.

Qualys Drives Revenue Growth in 2Q23

In the second quarter of 2023, Qualys reported revenues of $137.2 million, which represented a 14% year-over-year increase. Qualys President Sumedh Thakar attributed his company's financial performance during the quarter "as a testament to Qualys' continuous innovation in protecting customer environments," he said in a prepared statement.

Qualys continues to bolster its portfolio and pursue partnership opportunities. The company unveiled its GovCloud platform in February 2023 and purchased cloud security provider Blue Hexagon in October 2022. It also maintains a partner program for MSSPs, MSPs and other technology providers.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.