|[August 06, 2014]
Core Security Helps Customers Protect Critical Business Assets at Risk
BOSTON & LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
Security®, a leading provider of attack
intelligence solutions, today announced the latest version of the Core
Attack Intelligence Platform. The patented technology surpasses
traditional vulnerability management solutions by consolidating,
prioritizing and validating the overwhelming quantity of vulnerabilities
identified by scanners. Narrowing the list of critical vulnerability
data by up to 90 percent allows security teams to focus remediation
efforts on the most critical business risks, significantly improving
their efficiency and overall security posture.
The Core Attack Intelligence Platform helps security professionals Think
Like An Attacker™ by combining the capabilities of Core
Security Consulting Services, Core
Impact Pro and Core
Insight. Backed by more than 15 years of applied expertise and focus
on attacker behavior, Core's patented attack path plnner enables
security professionals to associate known threats, vulnerabilities and
attack patterns with security and network data to identify potential
attack paths to critical business assets - narrowing the scope from what
is possible to what is most likely.
"The Core Attack Intelligence Platform helps us cut through the noise,
identify the most significant vulnerabilities and take risk-appropriate
action," said James Manint, chief information security officer at CB&I.
"It paired seamlessly with our existing infrastructure. We're still
using our scanners, but we're no longer overwhelmed by thousands of
vulnerabilities after every scan. We're focused on closing gaps where it
Analysts agree that organizations need to improve their ability to focus
on the most important threats to ultimately lower their security risk.
According to Forrester (News - Alert) Research, Inc. "Security must do a better job of
detecting, prioritizing, and addressing vulnerabilities in the
environment to prevent security incidents in the first place".�
"Many of our public sector customers are performing basic vulnerability
management but are unsure where to focus their limited resources among a
growing volume of data," says Michael Shrader (News - Alert), vice president of
Intelligence and Innovative Solutions at Carahsoft Technology Corp.
"Through our partnership with Core, we are able to offer our customers
and reseller partners a solution that identifies critical
vulnerabilities to patch, focusing their efforts, and giving them
greater confidence in their overall security posture."
What's New in the Core Attack Intelligence Platform:
Expanded and Configurable Attack Path Planning - Attack path
planning is expanded to include private, theoretical, virus and malware
exploits in addition to Core Security and Metasploit exploits. The
attack path planning results can be customized using various filters
such as network connectivity, location, and potential business impact to
help organizations prioritize known attack paths according to their own
Distributed Penetration Testing - Organizations that are
distributed across geographic locations are now able to execute
penetration tests from a remote location, no matter where the target
system resides, eliminating the need to be physically present to perform
Protection against the Consumerization of IT - The Core Attack
Intelligence Platform added enhancements to two major vectors affecting
IT: mobile and Wi-Fi. The new platform provides an Android (News - Alert) agent and
also offers support for Wi-Fi Pineapple Mark V devices, enabling
customers to exploit mobile vulnerabilities, as well as execute more
sophisticated man-in-the-middle attacks.
"The threat landscape is constantly evolving. Without the proper
intelligence and analytics, it would be impossible for any company to
keep up," said Mark Hatton, president and CEO of Core Security. "With
the Core Attack Intelligence Platform, they can stay a step ahead. We
take great pride in helping these organizations meet their vulnerability
management goals while reducing their administrative overhead. When we
reduce their security worry, they can focus on what they do best -
serving their customers."
For additional information on the Core Attack Intelligence Platform,
please visit www.coresecurity.com/products.
About Core Security
Core Security provides the industry's
first comprehensive attack intelligence platform offering advanced
analytics to prioritize, validate and ultimately eliminate security
threats. With Core Security, enterprises and security professionals
focus on the most likely threats to their business by modeling,
simulating and testing the actions of an actual attacker. Core Security
helps more than 1,400 customers worldwide identify the most vulnerable
areas of their IT environments in order to improve their remediation
efforts and better secure their business. The Company's patented,
proven, award-winning enterprise products and solutions are backed by
more than 15 years of applied expertise from CoreLabs research and Core
Security Consulting Services. For more information, visit www.coresecurity.com.
Core Security, Core Impact Professional, Core Insight Enterprise, Core
Secured, and CoreLabs are registered trademarks of Core SDI, Inc. in the
United States and/or other countries. All other registered or
unregistered trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.
�"Defend Your Data From Cyberthreats With A Zero Trust Network",
Forrester Research (News - Alert), June 11, 2014
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