Press release

Jumio Wins 2019 Fortress Cyber Security Award for Authentication and Identity

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Jumio, the leading AI-powered
trusted identity as a service provider
, today announced it was named
a winner of the 2019 Fortress Cyber Security Award in the Authentication
and Identity category. Business Intelligence Group’s annual awards
program seeks to recognize companies on the front lines of
cybersecurity, working to keep data and electronic assets safe from
hackers and other online threats across the globe.

In February 2019, Jumio launched Jumio
, the first to market video-selfie authentication tool
enabling users to verify themselves during high-risk transactions and
unlock everything from online accounts to rental cars, replacing
passwords on any device. Jumio is the leader in AI-powered
digital identity verification
, completing more than 300,000 ID
verifications daily and over 170 million verifications to date. Jumio
uses a unique hybrid approach of augmented
, AI, machine learning, face-based biometrics, certified
liveness detection, computer vision technologies and human review to
thwart fraud, simplify compliance and determine if users are who they
claim to be.

Jumio was recognized for leading the market with innovative
authentication technology, pioneering AI innovation and staying a step
ahead of fraudsters by empowering organizations of all sizes and types
with the tools to safeguard their ecosystems and better protect the
identities of their users.

“Winning the Fortress Cyber Security Award is a great honor as it
recognizes the time, energy and passion we’ve invested across the
company to make the internet a safer place by working to eradicate
fraud,” said Robert Prigge, president of Jumio. “Sadly, companies
can no longer trust that people are who they say they are online, and
that’s why modern companies need a reliable means of identity proofing
and authenticating their users.”

This recognition continues a momentous year for Jumio. This year alone
Jumio has won a number of industry awards for innovation, cybersecurity
and company growth, including being named one of Fast
Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World
, Best
Product in Biometrics, Best Product Fraud Prevention and Market Leader
in Compliance by the InfoSec Awards,
a Best
Place to Work by Business Intelligence Group
, the
Fastest Growing Cybersecurity Company in the 2019 Cybersecurity
Excellence Awards
, Business
Intelligence Group’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards
a Silver
Stevie in the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year category and a
Bronze Stevie in the Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year category
and one of the Best
Places to Work in FinTech by SourceMedia

“We are so proud to name Jumio as a winner in the Fortress Cyber
Security Awards program,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer,
Business Intelligence Group. “It was clear to our expert judges that the
entire group of innovators and innovations are the tip of the spear
helping to prepare, defend and respond to the growing threat of cyber
attacks. Congratulations to the entire team.”

To learn more about Jumio and its award-winning end-to-end biometric
identity verification solutions, visit

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 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

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 170 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

About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of
recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world.
Unlike other industry award programs, these programs are judged by
business executives having experience and knowledge. The organization’s
proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance
across multiple business domains and rewards those companies whose
achievements stand above those of their peers.