ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Security®, a leader in Vulnerability, Access Risk Management and Network Detection and Response, today named Stephen Newman as Vice President of Product Management and Edgardo Artusi as Senior Vice President of Engineering. Newman will oversee the product and strategy of Core's Identity and Access Management, Vulnerability Management, and Network Traffic Analysis solutions and Artusi will lead the company's engineering team. "Both Stephen and Edgardo bring tremendous strategic leadership to our team as we continue to aim to provide our customers the most comprehensive view of their security posture so they can make educated security decisions," said David Earhart, Core Security's Chief Executive Officer. "Stephen's successful track record with Damballa along with his deep understanding of the company's technologies and experience working with global enterprises to understand their business requirements are invaluable. Edgardo's extensive experience with highly engineered systems and his understanding of critical business drivers in multiple markets and industries will help elevate our strategy going forward." Newman joined Damballa in 2009 and was most recently its CTO. While at Damballa, Newman's team successfully built upon the company's 16 patented/patent-pending innovations to create advanced threat detection solutions that harness big data science. Throughout his career, he has designed products and product strategies for leading, innovative companies including Secure Computing, McAfee, Boston Acoustics, MegaPath, and EarthLink. Newman holds a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.