Nok Nok Labs Selected as SC Magazine 2016 Trust Award Finalist

December 16, 2015

Tom Rice
703-856-2218
NNLPR@merrittgrp.com

Palo Alto, CA - Nok Nok Labs, an innovator in modern authentication and a founding member of the FIDO® Alliance, today announced that its latest version of the Nok Nok™ S3 Authentication Suite has been recognized as a Trust Award finalist in the Best Multifactor Solution category for the 2016 SC Awards. The finalists and winners for the newly revamped Trust Awards (formerly Reader Trust Awards) are chosen by a distinguished group of leading IT security professionals from the SC Magazine readership and selected by the SC editorial team. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2016 ceremony to be held March 1, 2016 in San Francisco.

“From Duqu 2.0 to mobile cyberthreats to the nearly $1 billion stolen from financial institutions by the Carbanak cybercriminal group, 2015 saw near-exponential growth in the number and complexity of cyberattacks,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “As the bad guys shift and pivot strategies, so too do the men, women and companies working to stop them in their tracks. These finalist have shown that they are the best at what they do.”

The SC Awards, now in its 19th year, are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. With the awards, SC Magazine recognizes the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofit entities. Vendors and service providers which offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the SC Awards’ Trust Award category.

“We are honored to be recognized as a leader and innovator by SC Magazine in Multifactor Authentication,” said Phillip Dunkelberger, President and CEO of Nok Nok Labs. “With our Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite, we are delivering omnichannel authentication that enables organizations deploying mobile applications to better engage their customers.  Over the last two years, we’ve already seen notable deployments from industry leaders, including NTT DOCOMO, PayPal and Alipay, and continuing into 2016 and beyond, we expect to see accelerating interest in the S3 Authentication Suite as the optimal way to adopt and leverage the latest innovations in authentication.”

“Nobody understands the cybersecurity battle better than the IT professionals who work day in and day out to clean up and protect businesses from malicious attacks,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “Nok Nok Labs is one of a select few to receive this tremendous recognition as a Trust Award finalist, and they should be proud of the work this represents.”

Winners of the 2016 SC Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and cocktail party on March 1, 2016 in San Francisco. This event attracts top professionals in the IT security community and provides an invaluable opportunity for networking. To register for the 2016 SC Awards Gala please visit:  https://www.eventsforce.net/haymarketus/30/register

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Nominations and event information:

Anna Jurgowski, events coordinator
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About Nok Nok Labs

Nok Nok Labs provides organizations with the ability to bring strong, FIDO-based authentication infrastructure to their mobile and web applications.  The Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite enables organizations to accelerate revenues, reduce fraud, and strengthen security. Nok Nok Labs is a founding member of the FIDO Alliance with customers and partners that include NTT DOCOMO, PayPal, Alipay, Samsung and Lenovo.  For more information, visit www.noknok.com.