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Core Insight Selected as SC Magazine 2016 Excellence Award Finalist

Core Security's Core Insight has been recognized as a finalist for Best Vulnerability Management Solution for the 2016 SC Awards. Finalists are recognized for outstanding leadership and for providing superior security products to the information security industry.

Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine said “As a finalist, we recognize Core Security as one of an elite group of companies able to successfully meet this constantly evolving challenge head-on.”

The SC Awards, now in its 19th year, are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. Winners in the Excellence category are determined by an expert panel of judges, handpicked by SC Magazine‘s editorial team, for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the information security industry. The Excellence Awards honor the professionals, products and services that have proven to be the best in the industry for protecting today’s corporate world from cybercrime.

Core Insight Earns Five-Star Rating in SC Magazine

“It is a premium product with no compromises made, and an absolute pleasure with which to work. It was a clear choice to make this our Recommended product.”

Editors especially appreciated Insight’s ability to consolidate and prioritize vulnerability data, noting that the solution ingests “a long list of vulnerabilities, sometimes thousands, and tells you which ones you absolutely need to fix. In our case, we had narrowed down 12,000 vulnerabilities to about 80 important ones.” 

Core Insight Wins Information Security Readers’ Choice Award 2014

Core won a 2014 Readers’ Choice Award chosen by the readers of TechTarget's® Information Security™ magazine and Core Insight took home top honors in the Best Vulnerability Management Products category. "Our readers loved virtually everything about Core Insight, noting its ability to effectively and accurately identify vulnerabilities. The product's integration with threat management, remediation capabilities and workflow also received high marks. Voters also praised its ease of installation, configuration and administration."

Core Security Named to CRN's 2014 5-Star Partner Program

"The annual directory is the definitive listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide products through the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs."

Core Security Named a 2014 Info Security Global Excellence Finalist

“Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Core Security’s Core Insight a finalist for the 10th Annual 2014 Global Excellence Awards in the Vulnerability, Assessment, Remediation and  Management category These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies.”

Core Security Named to CRN's 2013 5-Star Partner Program

“The companies listed in CRN’s 2013 Partner Program Guide represent a comprehensive list of the best channel programs in the market today. The 5-star award is reserved for vendors that understand that a successful partnership does not rely solely on the technology. By offering their partners tools, education and regular updates, vendors on this list go above and beyond traditional support to ensure a mutually beneficial partnership.”

Core Impact 2013 R1 Named SC Magazine Best Buy

"The folks at Core Security are at it again. We found this version of the product to contain more automation, more wizards and more options than previous versions we have tested. For those that are unfamiliar with this tool, Core Impact is quickly becoming the standard in penetration testing and vulnerability scanning."

Core Security Named a 2012 BBJ Pacesetter

Core Security was selected from a list of private companies in the region that reported an annual revenue growth of at least twenty percent over a four-year period. This is the 6th annual Pacesetters list, recognizing the area's fastest-growing private companies, ranked by revenue growth.

Core Impact v12 Receives SC Magazine 5-Star Review

"We have liked this tool for a long time, and every year we expect to see it unseated by one of its competitors. It hasn’t happened yet. In our view, Impact Professional still is top of the heap…"

Core Security Wins Red Herring Global 100 Award

"After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed down our list from 1,200 potential companies to 200 finalists. Trying to get it down to 100 companies was a task upon itself. Core Security should be extremely proud of its achievement, the competition was difficult."

Core Security Selected as 2012 SC Magazine Award Finalist for Best Security Company

“Core Security’s innovations illustrate the passion and creativity the IT security industry is taking to protect valuable assets and interests. At the end of the day it’s about protecting business, and Core was named a finalist because of their contribution to this effort.”

CORE Insight Wins GSN Homeland Security Award

The GSN awards honor leading security vendors that provide the best products and solutions used in homeland security and defense. The awards also honor Federal, state and local government officials, agencies and departments that are responsible for developing and implementing successful security programs.

Core Security Recognized with 2011 Red Herring Top 100 Award

"After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Core Security embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful company."

Core Security moves into Amazon AWS penetration testing with CloudInspect release

“We like that Core is thinking about its customers and their operational roadmaps – and not just Core's development roadmap. Many of Core's customers are likely looking to move at least some portion of their infrastructures into a cloud-hosted environment in the future.”

CORE Impact v12 Receives SC Magazine 5-Star Review

“Every year we look at this group and … Core Impact Professional becomes our benchmark. First, the premise behind this product has always been efficient penetration testing. That is what it does, what it focuses on, and how its developers present it to the market. This philosophy has worked well for Core.”

Core Security adds much-needed risk INSIGHT to enterprise penetration testing

“Providing continuous monitoring of assets and associated threat avenues may allow Core to tap new market opportunities where traditional pen testing is viewed by executives as a systems availability risk that's still hard to digest.”

CORE Impact Named SC Magazine Hall of Famer

"It all started with a nifty penetration test tool and the folks at this Hall of Famer have never looked back. From one basic product in 2001 after four years of consulting to today's stable of products and services, Core Security Technologies has led the way in the penetration testing market."

Core Security looks to broaden its reach with Impact update, new products

"To fill in the gaps, Core is offering its security testing and measurement offerings as a means to validate and measure the effectiveness of security controls and compliance."

CORE Impact v10 Receives 5-Stars from SC Magazine

"Core Impact is back again with a new version (Professional 10), and just when we thought this product could not get any more powerful it surprises us once again … This year, Core Security Technologies added Wi-Fi penetration to the list. With this capability, users can now find the Wi-Fi network even if the SSID (service set identifier) is not broadcasting and try to break the encryption key."

CORE Impact Named to Security Database Best IT Security Tools List

CORE Impact Receives Lab Approved Rating from SC Magazine

"The absolute top of the line for network security assessments at all levels. Again, this year, we award Core Impact our highest rating of SC Lab Approved."

CORE Security Named 2009 AlwaysOn 100 Winner

CORE Impact Rated Among SC Magazine's 20 Top Products

"We have seen many of the other commercial and open source pen test tools and there are some very good ones. But when it comes to needing a consistent, configurable, customizable, easy-to-run pen testing tool, Core Impact from Core Security is a favorite hands-down. And it's because of its strength and consistency that it makes our anniversary list."

"One of our favorite tools is back this year and it's better than ever. Core Impact Pro 8 is the ultimate tool in vulnerability assessment and penetration testing. It provides a comprehensive suite of features gathered in one place. This product can be used to scan and exploit systems using multiple modules for information gathering, exploitation, local information gathering, privilege escalation, pivoting, and clean-up and reporting. This tool also deploys agents that run in the target's memory if a target can be exploited."

Core Security, with IMPACT at Version 8 and Customers above 800, Hits Its Stride

Core has not just turned the corner, we believe, but is in fact showing strong growth in terms of customers, employee headcount and product development. Core is at the lead of and largely responsible for a new wave of adoption of penetration-testing tools within the enterprise. We have long said that pen testing may have enterprise legs, but will now say that the legs are here and steady.

"I just love these folks. Take the best open source pen testing tool you can think of, put it on steroids, give it a user interface that makes it simple and fast to pen test in a production environ-ment without losing the granularity of manual testing if you need it, and you have Core Impact. Well, almost. Every year I say that I am going to find a better tool, and I actually do comb the market - unsuccessfully."

"Core Impact is the ultimate tool for finding and exploiting possible holes in a network."

Core Security's offering is a pure penetration tool that comes with a set of preprogrammed exploits that take advantage of known security flaws in products such as Adobe Flash and Windows. It can discover any vulnerabilities that need to be patched and fixed. It can also launch attacks through a specific device to discover the extent of damage possible.

"CORE IMPACT provides a full picture of all possible holes in not only network assets, but also web applications and other remote exploits. We find this product to be an excellent investment for almost any enterprise."

CORE Impact Wins Software Security Product of the Year at Techworld Awards 2008

Impact was recognized as the most ground-breaking security software product by the 2008 Techworld Awards panel over other innovative products from several other vendors ...

Core Security Named Top Technology Company for 2008 by Infoworld

"Core Impact is a powerful tool that delivers quick, accurate assessments of the security of a network. The latest version expands the scope with Web application security checks and refines the valuable e-mail phishing feature for assessing the security savvy of end-users. Core's smart dashboard, friendly UI, attack configuration wizards, and focused reports make penetration testing easier than ever to conduct and interpret."

CORE Selected by Data Protection Summit 2008 as a Best of Show Awards Winner

“The Data Protection Summit Innovation Award for Technology recognizes a company whose products and services have raised the bar for data protection. The Data Protection Summit is proud to recognize CORE IMPACT from Core Security Technologies as a solution that encompasses data protection innovation and makes a real difference in the marketplace today.”

"We have used IMPACT in SC Labs for two years and have found nothing else that even comes close, open source or commercial, for application as a production quality penetration [testing] tool."

"We have reviewed, tested, and played with many products and applications over the years, but none of them compare to CORE IMPACT. From the moment you purchase the product, to the first time you get a shell on a vulnerable system, you are constantly being made aware of the fact that Core understands security."

"CORE IMPACT was a blast to test and a product I am certain would benefit organizations that choose to engage it... I heartily recommend contacting Core Security for a live demo. IMPACT has all the convenience of fast food with the quality better suited to a five-star restaurant. Bon appetite, pen testers!"

CORE Impact Named "Hot Pick" by Information Security

"CORE IMPACT 6.0 is an amazing tool to validate your security posture. We highly recommend it to security engineers to verify the vulnerability of their networks, or confirm test results from third-party consultants."

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