Core Security Names Kimberly Legelis Vice President of Marketing


Marketing Executive Brings Expertise and Industry Experience to Enterprise Security Assurance Testing Leader

BOSTON, MA - June 9, 2008 - Core Security Technologies, provider of CORE IMPACT, the world’s most comprehensive enterprise security assurance testing software, today announced that Kimberly Legelis has joined the company as vice president of marketing. Legelis, who most recently served as director of North American Field Marketing at Symantec Corporation, brings more than 20 years of enterprise technology marketing, management and international business experience to Core Security.

“When embarking on our search to find a new vice president of marketing, we wanted to find an executive with proven leadership abilities and a track record of demonstrated results,” said Mark Hatton, president and chief executive officer, Core Security Technologies. “Kim fits that bill perfectly, with a well-established reputation for driving successful marketing programs in the IT security space. I look forward to working with her to expand Core Security’s position in the vulnerability management market.”

In her most recent position at Symantec, Legelis led the company’s US and Canadian field marketing teams in support of millions of dollars of sales, including the management of account-based initiatives, pipeline acceleration, and demand-generation campaigns. Additionally Legelis also managed strategic partner marketing, and vertical industry solutions, where she engaged with numerous industry associations focused on critical issues of IT security, including the Financial Services Technology Consortium, the Anti-Phishing Working Group, and the American Bankers Association.

“I’m excited to join Core Security at such a significant point in the company’s growth,” said Legelis. “I’ve been on the defensive side of security for a nearly a decade and now I’m looking forward to helping companies validate the effectiveness of those defenses. This is a very exciting opportunity, as Core’s products provide a unique view of the real world risks.”

Before serving as director of North American Field Marketing at Symantec, Legelis held the position of product marketing manager for Financial Industry Solutions at Baltimore Technologies, a pioneer in the Web security segment. She also previously served as the international marketing manager at security services innovator GTE Cybertrust.

Legelis holds an MBA and Doctorandus from the Netherlands School of Business and a BS in Industrial Management and Economics from Carnegie Mellon University.

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 infrastructure. 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 617-399-6980 or on the Web at


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