Core Appoints New VP of Product Management

Security industry veteran joins security testing software leader

BOSTON -- Core Security Technologies, provider of CORE IMPACT, the most comprehensive product for performing enterprise security assurance testing, today announced the appointment of Fred Pinkett as vice president of product management. In this newly created position, Mr. Pinkett will oversee the Company’s product strategy and roadmap and will report to Paul Paget, chief executive officer.

“Fred’s 20-plus years of experience in product management makes him a valuable addition to Core Security’s executive team as we continue to expand the depth and breadth of our flagship product, CORE IMPACT,” said Paul Paget, CEO of Core Security Technologies. “His extensive experience in the information security space will help us prioritize and take advantage of our significant opportunities, especially as security testing becomes standard for most organizations.”

Mr. Pinkett joins Core Security from ExaGrid Systems, a provider of disk-based backup with data de-duplication, where he served as vice president of market development and helped drive product strategy, execution and operations. Prior to ExaGrid, Mr. Pinkett held the position of vice president of product management at Pedestal Software, Inc., a provider of system security audit and compliance software, where he was a key contributor to the acquisition of Pedestal Software by Altiris in 2005.

“This is an exciting time for me to join Core Security, especially with the significant enhancements made to IMPACT in 2007,” said Pinkett. “CORE IMPACT is clearly setting the standard for security testing and I look forward to helping expand the Company’s product portfolio and helping organizations better understand their overall security posture.”

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