Jumio Go Wins Gold for Identity Proofing and Corroboration in 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Automated digital identity verification solution honored for leveraging AI to combat fraud and help businesses know and trust customers remotely

Jumio, the leading provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and eKYC solutions, today announced Jumio Go was named a gold winner in the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. Jumio Go, a fully automated digital identity verification solution capable of defending against bots, advanced spoofing attacks and sophisticated deepfakes, was honored for fighting online fraud by verifying user identities remotely.

Jumio uses a unique hybrid approach of AI, machine learning and biometrics to thwart fraud, simplify compliance and determine if users are who they claim to be. Powered by AI, Jumio Go provides enterprises with a real-time, secure and reliable way to verify remote users. Given the growth of deepfakes, bots and sophisticated spoofing attacks, Jumio Go has integrated certified liveness detection to detect when photos, videos or even realistic 3D masks are used instead of actual selfies to create online accounts.

“Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are faced with the challenge of verifying customer identity remotely as face-to-face verification is not possible. Cybercriminals are capitalizing on this challenge by impersonating users with stolen information and committing account takeover and new account fraud,” said Robert Prigge, CEO of Jumio. “The gold Cybersecurity Excellence Award win validates our efforts to provide a secure solution for enterprises to know and trust their users virtually, while stopping fraudulent account creation and login attempts.”

The 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, Cybersecurity Insiders’ award program in partnership with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, honor companies, products and professionals that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. Results are determined based on the strength of the nomination and a popular vote.

“We congratulate Jumio for the recognition as a Gold award winner in the Identity Proofing and Corroboration category of the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards,” said Holger Schulze, CEO of Cybersecurity Insiders. “With over 600 entries in more than 100 award categories, the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards program is highly competitive, and all winners reflect the very best in innovation and excellence in tackling today’s urgent cybersecurity challenges.”

To learn more about Jumio and its award-winning AI-powered solutions, visit jumio.com.

About Jumio

When identity matters, trust Jumio. Jumio’s mission is to make the internet a safer place by protecting the ecosystems of businesses through a unified, end-to-end identity verification and eKYC platform. The Jumio KYX Platform offers a range of identity proofing and AML services to accurately establish, maintain and reassert trust from account opening to ongoing transaction monitoring.

Leveraging advanced technology including AI, biometrics, machine learning, liveness detection and automation, Jumio helps organizations fight fraud and financial crime, onboard good customers faster and meet regulatory compliance including KYC, AML and GDPR. Jumio has verified more than 300 million identities issued by over 200 countries and territories from real-time web and mobile transactions. Jumio’s solutions are used by leading companies in the financial services, sharing economy, digital currency, retail, travel and online gaming sectors. Based in Palo Alto, Jumio operates globally with offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific and has been the recipient of numerous awards for innovation. For more information, please visit www.jumio.com.

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