Jumio Wins Cyber Defense Global Awards for Authentication, Biometrics and Women in Cybersecurity
Jumio Authentication awarded Leader in Authentication and Most Innovative Biometrics, while Jumio’s VP of Global Customer Success Ervinna Lim recognized as an innovative female leader in cybersecurity
Palo Alto, Calif. – October 15, 2019 – Jumio, the leading provider of end-to-end identity verification and authentication solutions, today announced its Jumio Authentication solution was named Leader in Authentication and Most Innovative in Biometrics in the Cyber Defense Global Awards. Ervinna Lim, Jumio’s vice president of global customer success, also won a Women in Cybersecurity award for her achievements in the cybersecurity industry.
The Cyber Defense Global Awards are issued by Cyber Defense Magazine and honor information security innovators globally who are leading their industries. Lim was recognized for her vital role in supporting Jumio’s global customer base and launching Jumio services to new markets. As vice president of global customer success, Lim leads customer-facing teams across North America, Latin America, EMEA and APAC. Her team has more than tripled over the past year, and her efforts launching Jumio’s services to new markets helped the business grow its presence in Latin America and Asia-Pacific by more than four times in the past two years.
“The impact of Ervinna’s contributions are widespread, as she is helping Jumio change the way countries around the world fight fraud by establishing new standards for digital identity verification in the face of a turbulent fraud landscape,” said Robert Prigge, Jumio president.
Part of Lim’s achievements include launching Jumio Authentication, the first to market video selfie authentication solution, which was recognized by Cyber Defense Magazine as a leader in authentication for being the first solution to leverage face-based biometrics for initial identity proofing and ongoing user authentication. Jumio Authentication allows modern enterprises to prove user identity in online transactions by unlocking their users’ digital identities in seconds, providing a desperately needed alternative to passwords, SMS-based two-factor authentication and knowledge-based authentication — methods which have been proven susceptible to a number of security vulnerabilities.
Jumio Authentication, honored in two categories, incorporates the world’s first and only iBeta Level 1 and Level 2 certified anti-spoofing technology into its online identity verification suite to capture and process the user’s face images taken from any 2D smartphone camera or webcam. The face frames taken with Jumio Authentication are then reconstituted to create a 3D face map which contains over 100 times more liveness data than a 2D photo. This type of liveness detection ensures the user is physically present and prevents masks, dolls, photos or videos, including deepfakes, from fooling the system, offering the highest security face-based biometric verification available.
“2019 is on track to be the worst year on record for data breaches. As it becomes more and more difficult to verify a person’s digital identity, Jumio Authentication empowers enterprises worldwide with a quick, seamless approach to authentication capable of stopping the account takeover fraud epidemic,” Prigge said.
To learn more about Jumio and its award-winning end-to-end biometric identity verification solutions, visit jumio.com.
When identity matters, trust Jumio. Jumio’s mission is to make the internet a safer place by protecting the ecosystems of businesses through cutting-edge online identity verification and authentication services that quickly and accurately connect a person’s online and real-world identities. Jumio’s end-to-end identity verification solutions fight fraud, maintain compliance and onboard good customers faster.
Leveraging advanced technology including augmented intelligence, AI, biometrics, machine learning, certified 3D liveness detection and human review, Jumio helps organizations meet regulatory compliance including KYC, AML and GDPR and definitively establish the digital identity of their customers. Jumio has verified more than 200 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.
About Cyber Defense Global Awards
This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s seventh year of honoring InfoSec innovators from around the globe. Our submission requirements are for any startup, early stage, later stage or public companies in the INFORMATION SECURITY (INFOSEC) space who believe they have a unique and compelling value proposition for their product or service. In this program, we are particularly interested in highlighting cybersecurity companies who have a presence outside of the USA and/or a more global focus. Learn more at www.cyberdefenseawards.com.
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