Core Security Partners with Canadian Testing Specialists
Expands Relationship with Montreal-based Security Assessment Experts Digital Locksmiths; Extends Presence in Eastern Canadian Region
BOSTON – March 17, 2011 – Core Security Technologies, the market’s leading provider of IT security test and measurement software solutions, today announced an expanded relationship with Digital Locksmiths Inc. (DL), a Montreal-based provider of IT security assessment services. The partnership will extend Core Security’s presence in the Eastern Canadian region and enable DL to leverage CORE IMPACT Pro®, the most comprehensive product for proactive enterprise security testing, to support advanced penetration testing projects within its global base of enterprise clients.
Under the partnership, Digital Locksmiths will serve as a local provider of security assessment services carried out using CORE IMPACT Pro, Core Security’s flagship automated penetration testing software solution that allows organizations to proactively gauge their exposure to real world threats across their networks, endpoints, web applications, end users, network devices and wireless infrastructure.
Founded in 2007, Digital Locksmiths offers a wide range of services including integrated vulnerability management, security posture assessment, computer forensics, audit compliancy and infrastructure security outsourcing solutions. Also now extending into mobile and cloud computing security, the service provider and certified reseller’s multi-tiered solutions are aimed at helping organizations assess their exposure to cyber-infiltration and data theft. Digital Locksmiths’ forensic engagement work often includes partnering with private investigation firms, which allows for the effective pursuit of potential perpetrators of electronic data theft and other criminal activities.
“CORE IMPACT Pro provides a critical benefit to our client base by enabling our consultants to identify exploitable infrastructure vulnerabilities and report problems that will guide remediation efforts of critical security issues,” said Terry Cutler, Chief Security Evangelist of Digital Locksmiths and a Licensed Private Investigator. “Our customers know that penetration testing is a key piece of the overall vulnerability management process, and having the ability to use IMPACT Pro with increasingly more complex engagements allows us to move faster to help customers identify and address their most pressing points of risk.”
IMPACT Pro will also play a prominent role in allowing Digital Locksmiths to perform penetration tests required under IT security compliance mandates, including the PCI Data Security Standard and the Canadian government’s Operational Security Standard: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS).
“We’re always very pleased to partner with services providers that have demonstrated a leading-edge, best practices approach to using automated penetration testing to help organizations address their most important security challenges,” said Ed Lenehan, channel manager at Core Security. “Our solutions allow these partners to address the rapidly growing demand among customers for automated security assessments, and we feel confident that Digital Locksmiths will stand as a highly strategic partner in serving the needs of customers in the Eastern Canadian region.”
About Digital Locksmiths Digital Locksmiths Inc. is a Canadian information security and data defense services firm with operations worldwide. The company’s mission statement – securing today’s technology against tomorrow’s intruders – drives everything that they do to help ensure the integrity of each client’s IT infrastructure, the security of their technological assets, and the privacy of their data. Digital Locksmiths offers multi-tiered, vendor-neutral, end-to-end solutions that empower clients, offer them simplicity, and deliver peace of mind. Based in Montreal, Digital Locksmiths can be reached at 888-422-5514 or on the web at: http://www.digitallocksmiths.ca.
About Core Security Technologies Core Security Technologies enables organizations to get ahead of threats with security test and measurement solutions that continuously identify and prove real-world exposures to their most critical assets. Our customers can gain real visibility into their security standing, real validation of their security controls, and real metrics to more effectively secure their organizations. Core Security’s software solutions build on over a decade of trusted research and leading-edge threat expertise from the company’s Security Consulting Services, CoreLabs and Engineering groups. Core Security Technologies can be reached at +1 (617) 399-6980 or on the Web at: http://www.coresecurity.com.
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