CORE Security Signs StarLink as the Master Distributor in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa

Patented Attack Planning to Identify and Remediate against Imminent and High-Priority Threats

Dubai, UAE May 28th, 2013 – StarLink, the region's trusted security-specialized Value-Added-Distributor has been signed as the Master Distributor for CORE Security. CORE Security® is a leading provider ofpredictive security intelligence solutions including CORE Insight® Enterprise, which consolidates, analyzes, and prioritizes the overwhelming amount of data generated by network and web scanning technologies, as well as, CORE Impact® Pro that enables penetration testers to proactively assess IT systems against real-world threats. StarLink will sell, install and support CORE Security products through its Channel Partners across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa to enterprise and government customers.

“We are glad to be off to a strong start for 2013 by bringing StarLink on board as this shows the growing momentum we are seeing in the EMEA market,” said Joseph Schramm, director strategic alliances, CORE Security. “We continue to see our Channel as a huge growth opportunity for us, and the addition of StarLink builds on that vision."

"StarLink chose CORE Security to enhance the security intelligence posture of our vulnerability management offerings as there is significantly more business risk for our customers today. CORE Security will help our customers streamline their Security Operations Management and automate their vulnerability validation with the industry's leading penetration testing technology." said Avinash Advani, Director – Business Strategy at StarLink. "CORE Security now enables StarLink to provide predictive solutions that both defend and give a holistic view of IT assets, but also proactively identify and eliminate threats” added Avinash.

About Core Security

CORE Security is the leading provider of predictive security intelligence solutions for enterprises and government organizations. We help more than 1,400 customers worldwide preempt critical security threats throughout their IT environments, and communicate the risk the threats pose to the business. Our patented, proven, award-winning enterprise solutions are backed by more than 15 years of applied expertise from CORELabs, the company's innovative security research center.

About StarLink

StarLink, headquartered in Dubai, is the leading IT compliance driven solutions provider and was founded in 2005. StarLink is recognized as a "Trusted Security Advisor" and market leader in automating the entire IT compliance auditing process to help customers in the Middle East region reduce IT Risk, with a focus on enterprises in the Financial, Telco and Government sectors. StarLink works with organizations to achieve and sustain compliance and optimally manage risks through full policy, procedure and controls lifecycle management. StarLink's solution offerings are now installed in more than 200 data centers in the Middle East, including 100 of the top regional banks and 15 of the regional's top Telcos. The company's customers trust StarLink to secure their critical enterprise data and safeguard access to sensitive data in the most demanding datacenter environments in the region by monitoring, security and auditing privileged user access to provide 100% visibility on all activities.