BOSTON, Mass.- May 24, 2006 - Core Security Technologies announced today that eWEEK, a Ziff Davis Media publication and one of the industry’s leading enterprise IT magazines, has named CORE IMPACT 5.0 a winner in eWEEK’s Sixth Annual Excellence Awards program, in the Vulnerability Assessment & Remediation category. Winners were honored at a special ceremony on May 23 in Boston, Mass. An Excellence Awards special report--providing details on the winning products and their value to the enterprise--will appear in the June 19th issue of eWEEK and online at eWEEK.com.
“eWEEK’s recognition of CORE IMPACT further validates our product as best-in-class and highlights the growing need for regular penetration testing,” said Paul Paget, CEO of Core Security Technologies. “This prestigious award is a testament to the efforts of our dedicated organization and to their commitment to providing our customers with a state-of-the-art product that enables them to increase the security of their networks.”
"New technology creates opportunities for vendors to react proficiently to the rapidly evolving demands placed on enterprise IT managers,” said Eric Lundquist, Editorial Director. “eWEEK is proud to offer our readers solid recommendations for new innovative products that respond to these increasingly complex demands.”
The eWEEK Excellence Awards program provides enterprise professionals with a comprehensive benchmark for assessing a wide range of technology products and services. Evaluating the entries is a panel of experts including eWEEK Labs analysts and eWEEK Corporate Partners – senior enterprise IT professionals who act as reader representatives.
This eWEEK Excellence Award win comes on the heels of several honors for Core Security in 2006, including the SC Magazine Reader Trust Award for Best Security Audit Product, the Info Security Products Guide “Hot Companies” 2006 Award and the company’s recognition by leading analyst firm Gartner as a “Cool Vendor in Security and Privacy.”
About Core Security Technologies
Core Security Technologies develops strategic solutions that help security-conscious organizations worldwide. The company’s flagship product, CORE IMPACT, is the first automated penetration testing product for assessing specific information security threats to an organization. Penetration testing evaluates overall network security and identifies what resources are exposed. It enables organizations to determine if current security investments are detecting and preventing attacks. Core augments its leading technology solution with world-class security consulting services, including penetration testing, software security auditing and related training. Based in Boston, MA and Buenos Aires, Argentina, Core Security Technologies can be reached at 617-399-6980 or on the Web at http://www.coresecurity.com
About Ziff Davis Media Inc.
Ziff Davis Media is a leading integrated media company serving the technology and videogame markets. The Company is an information services provider of technology media including publications, websites, conferences, events, eSeminars, eNewsletters, custom publishing, list rentals, research and market intelligence. In the United States, the Company publishes 7 magazines including PC Magazine, eWEEK, CIO Insight, Baseline, Electronic Gaming Monthly, Computer Gaming World and Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine. The Company exports the power of its brands internationally, with publications in 48 countries and 19 languages. Ziff Davis leverages its content on the Internet with a network of highly-targeted technology and gaming sites including PCMag.com, eWEEK.com, ExtremeTech.com and 1UP.com. The Company also produces highly-targeted b-to-b and consumer technology events including DigitalLife. With its main headquarters and PC Magazine Labs based in New York, Ziff Davis Media also has offices and lab facilities in the San Francisco and Boston markets. Additional information is available at www.ziffdavis.com
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