CORE IMPACT Wins Software Security Product of the Year at Highly Coveted Techworld Awards 2008

CORE IMPACT Wins Software Security Product of the Year at Highly Coveted Techworld Awards 2008

BOSTON, MA (June 12, 2008) - Core Security Technologies, makers of CORE IMPACT, the world’s most comprehensive enterprise security assurance testing software, is proud to announce today that CORE IMPACT has been recognized as Software Security Product of the Year at the 2008 Techworld Awards.

Sponsored by Techworld, the United Kingdom’s most influential source of IT news and analysis, the awards recognize the innovative products and pioneering users that have made the most significant difference in the European IT industry over the last year.

Formerly known as the Network Awards, the competition has been running for over 13 years, with a panel of industry luminaries and the Techworld editorial board selecting winners in 26 individual categories, including 20 product-specific contests.

Among the experts who selected CORE IMPACT as the winner of the fiercely competitive Security Software category were leading European IT consultants, industry analysts, technology professionals and journalists.

CORE IMPACT was recognized as the most ground-breaking security software product by the 2008 Techworld Awards panel over other innovative products from vendors including Check Point Software Technologies, Lumension Security and RedSeal Systems.

Techworld, a division of business publishing giant IDG, announced winners of its highly coveted accolades at an event at the O2 Conference Centre on June 11.

“This is validation of the groundbreaking work being accomplished by our entire team, but in particular our spectacular product development and exploit research groups,” said Kim Legelis, vice president of marketing at Core Security. “The Techworld Awards are widely recognized as one of the most prestigious honors in the worldwide IT community, and it is gratifying to have been selected as winner among such an impressive group of nominees.”

Core Security Technologies has established itself as the market’s leading provider of enterprise security assurance testing software. Its flagship product, CORE IMPACT, offers organizations unmatched visibility into the security of their network systems, end-user systems and web applications.

By directly pinpointing exploitable information security weaknesses, IMPACT enables customers to evaluate the efficacy of their defensive infrastructure and end-user security policies on a regular basis. The testing package generates clear, actionable reports that isolate authentic vulnerabilities, potential remediation techniques and other valuable information that enable organizations to make immediate improvements to their overall security postures.

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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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