Early Warning's Authentify xFA Wins Gold for Authentication Product of the Year at Info Security's 2015 Global Excellence Awards

Global Panel of Judges Selects Authentify xFA(TM) as the Top Product in Its Category for Powerful and Flexible Multi-Factor Authentication

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Early Warning, a trusted leader in fraud prevention and risk management, announced today that Info Security Products Guide has named Authentify xFA™ the 2015 Global Excellence Awards Gold Winner in the category, "Authentication Solution - Multi, Single or Two-Factor Authentication." Authentify xFA, a mobile, multi-factor authentication platform, is part of Early Warning's acquisition of Authentify Inc., effective April 10, 2015.

The award highlights the strength of xFA's innovative authentication technologies in protecting end user credentials and sensitive enterprise data from advanced persistent threats (APTs) and breaches. Since its introduction in 2013, xFA has been chosen by thousands of enterprises to protect trillions of dollars in transactions across many industries, such as financial services and e-commerce.

"Many aspects of information security are being carefully scrutinized, and CISOs are anxious to choose the best products to strengthen corporate security postures," says Michael Toth, vice president of product management – digital channels, Early Warning. "This award is an indicator that our xFA platform is providing the strongest mobile authentication solutions to thwart the bad guys while ensuring seamless consumer access. We value the recognition from Info Security Products Guide, and the judges, who selected Authentify xFA as the Gold winner in its category."

More than 50 judges, representing a global spectrum of industry voices, participated in the selection process, with their averaged scores ultimately determining the award recipients. Winners were announced during a presentation on Monday, April 20, at the RSA Conference in San Francisco.

About Info Security Products Guide

Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.

About Early Warning

Early Warning provides risk management solutions to a diverse network of 1,100 financial institutions, government entities and payment companies, enabling businesses and consumers to transact securely and conveniently. Owned and governed by five of the largest banks in the U.S., Early Warning's unique business model facilitates a data exchange system based on collaborative, shared intelligence. For more than 20 years, the company has worked with organizations of all sizes to advance collaborative risk management and fraud prevention. For more information, please visit www.earlywarning.com.


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