Core Security Technologies Selected as Finalist for TechWorld Award


Prestigious UK awards shortlists CORE IMPACT for Security Software Product of the Year

BOSTON, MA - May 16, 2008 - Core Security Technologies today announced that CORE IMPACT, the most comprehensive product for performing enterprise security assurance testing, has been nominated as a finalist in the Security Software Product of the Year category by the Techworld Awards 2008 selection committee.

Each year the Techworld Awards panel highlights its picks for the most valuable and innovative products being used throughout the European IT community. Techworld, a leading UK technology website and division of business publishing giant IDG, will announce winners of its highly coveted accolades at an event on 11th June 2008 at the O2 Conference Centre.

“To be nominated having only launched our presence in the UK at the start of the year is a significant achievement,” said Michael LaPeters, vice president of sales for Core Security Technologies. “Attending the InfoSec 2008 show in London during April further validated how receptive Europe is to our technology, and we’re keen to build on growing awareness of enterprise security assurance and penetration testing.”

Core Security Technologies, based in Boston, Mass., has established itself as the market’s leading provider of enterprise security assurance testing software. Its integrated security assessment product, CORE IMPACT, offers organizations an unparalleled level of visibility into critical weaknesses across network systems, end-user systems and web applications.

By directly pinpointing exploitable vulnerabilities, IMPACT enables customers to regularly evaluate the effectiveness of their defensive infrastructures and end-user security policies. The testing package generates clear, actionable reports that isolate authentic vulnerabilities, potential remediation techniques and other valuable information that immediately allows organizations to boost their overall security postures.

About Core Security Technologies

Core Security Technologies develops strategic solutions that help security-conscious organizations worldwide develop and maintain a proactive process for securing their IT infrastructures. The company’s flagship product, CORE IMPACT, is the most comprehensive product for performing enterprise security assurance testing. IMPACT evaluates servers, desktop systems, end users and web applications by identifying 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 and software security auditing. Based in Boston, MA and Buenos Aires, Argentina, Core Security Technologies can be reached at +1 (617) 399-6980 or on the Web at

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