Press Release

Core Security Wins Trust Award for Best Vulnerability Management Solution at SC Awards 2016

ATLANTA, March 10, 2016 - Core Security®, a leader in the vulnerability management and attack intelligence space, announced today SC Magazine has recognized Core Insight as the top solution in the 2016 Trust Awards category. The announcement was made during the 19th annual SC Awards Gala in San Francisco last week.

“We provide organizations with the vulnerability management tools they need to detect and deter the serious threats that compromise critical assets and weaken their operations,” said David Earhart, CEO of Courion, which acquired Core Security in 2015. “We aim to continue this leadership position around the globe through the joint Courion and Core Security solution set.”

IT security professionals from the SC Magazine readership and the magazine’seditorial team selected the winners for the newly revamped Trust Awards (formerly Reader Trust Awards). Entrants were narrowed down to a select group of finalists before undergoing a rigorous final judging process to determine the winners.

“As a winner in the Trust Award category, Core Insight stands out for its innovative approach to protecting businesses against the ever-changing threat landscape,” said Illena Armstrong, vice president, editorial, SC Magazine. “This is a significant achievement and one that shows Core Security’s dedication to improving the IT security industry as a whole.”

The SC Awards, now in its 19th year, are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. With the awards, SC Magazine recognizes the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofit entities. Vendors and service providers which offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the Trust Award category in the SC Awards. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit


SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine and vibrant daily website, the brand’s portfolio includes the SC Congress series (Chicago, London, Amsterdam, New York, Boston, Atlanta, Toronto), SC Awards (U.S. and U.K.), SC Marketscope, and SC Magazine Newswire.


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. The company helps more than 1,000 customers worldwide identify the most vulnerable areas of their IT environments to improve remediation efforts and better secure their business.


Courion, the market leader in Identity Governance and Administration (IGA), recently acquired Core Security. This acquisition of Core Security establishes the next generation of Vulnerability and Risk Management (VRM) Solutions. The combined company’s continuous and comprehensive view of security will help deter, detect, and remediate cyber security risk.

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March 10, 2016