Core Impact Pro V8 Earns Perfect Score in SC Magazine Product Review



Latest Version of Leading Penetration Testing Solution Called The “Ultimate Tool”

For Vulnerability Assessment by Leading Security Publication

BOSTON - May 14, 2009 - Core Security Technologies, provider of the CORE IMPACT family of comprehensive enterprise security testing solutions, today announced that CORE IMPACT Pro v8 has earned a perfect score in a recent product review from SC Magazine. In its group test of vulnerability assessment products published in the May 2009 issue, SC Magazine recognized CORE IMPACT Pro v8 as the “ultimate tool in vulnerability assessment and penetration testing.”

CORE IMPACT Pro v8 received a perfect five (out of five) stars across all categories of the evaluation which included Features, Ease of Use, Performance, Documentation, Support and Value for Money. Regarding the latest version of Core Security’s flagship enterprise penetration testing offering, SC Magazine noted that “one of our favorite tools is back this year and it’s better than ever.”

The review cited several of the new and improved features in CORE IMPACT Pro v8 in awarding its five star rating while noting that the latest version is “still a simple install” and that “there is a lot more automation, including a specialized vulnerability scanner test.” The review concludes in summary that CORE IMPACT Pro v8 “provides highly specialized and sophisticated end-to-end vulnerability and penetration testing across the enterprise.”

“We’re honored by this recognition by SC Magazine, one of the most influential security industry publications and testing labs,” said Fred Pinkett, vice president of product management at Core Security Technologies. “The review provides validation of Core Security’s approach to comprehensive, automated penetration testing, and the value it provides for organizations across a spectrum of industries in validating the security of their IT infrastructures. We continue to invest in our product family and look forward to having an even stronger offering in the year to come.”

For the complete review, please visit or purchase the May 2009 issue of SC Magazine.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies.  The brand’s portfolio includes the SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.

About Core Security Technologies

Core Security Technologies is the leader in comprehensive security testing software solutions that IT executives rely on to expose vulnerabilities, measure operational risk and assure security effectiveness. The company’s CORE IMPACT product family offers a comprehensive approach to assessing the security of network systems, endpoint systems, email users and web applications against complex threats. All CORE IMPACT security testing solutions are backed by trusted vulnerability research and leading-edge threat expertise from the company’s Security Consulting Services, CoreLabs and Engineering groups. Based in Boston, Mass. and Buenos Aires, Argentina, Core Security Technologies can be reached at 617-399-6980 or on the Web at:


Tim Whitman or Justin Drake         

Schwartz Communications 


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