MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digital identity verification network ID.me today announced that the company won the Audience Choice Award at the 5th annual Privacy Identity Innovation conference (pii2014) that was held November 12-14 in Palo Alto, CA.
This year the Privacy Identity Innovation conference brought together more than 300 top technology and security executives, entrepreneurs, privacy professionals, and policy experts. The program featured keynotes and panel discussions focused on emerging trends and developments in the personal information economy and their effect on the future of privacy and identity.
During the conference, ID.me CEO and Co-founder Blake Hall presented the company’s credential verification technology in the pii2014 Innovator Spotlight. The presentation demonstrated how ID.me enables veterans to securely access benefits across multiple industries and transactions with varying levels of risk through a virtual ID card. After the demonstration, attendees voted ID.me as the winner of the pii2014 Innovator Spotlight Audience Choice Award.
“In an increasingly digital world where we provide our personal data to access everything from government benefits to shopping discounts, protecting our digital identities and improving our control over how our information is shared is becoming more important and more challenging all the time,” said Blake Hall. “ID.me represents a new model for user-centric identity where consumers benefit from the convenience of a single trusted login of their choice along with the benefits of multi-factor authentication. We are thrilled that the audience recognized that our work with veterans is applicable to all consumers.”
Founded by two Army Rangers, ID.me is a digital identity network designed to empower consumers to control how their personal data is shared with third parties in order to efficiently complete high-risk transactions or to access exclusive benefits from retailers. ID.me is capable of directly issuing trusted credentials to the highest remote authentication standards set by the federal government or brokering externally issued credentials across the ID.me network.
Veteran-founded and led, ID.me is the first digital identity network that allows consumers to prove who they are online while controlling how their information is shared with brands. For participating organizations, ID.me acts as a trusted intermediary, capable of verifying consumer identity and group affiliations in real-time. This allows brands to ensure a consistent customer experience across offline and online channels while reducing costs, fraud and security risks associated with manual verification. ID.me has partnered with over 125 leading brands, including Under Armour, Overstock.com, Uber, Dell, and Starbucks. ID.me’s plug-in technology works with the leading ecommerce platforms, including Magento, Demandware and Spree Commerce. For more information, visit https://www.id.me/partner-with-us, Facebook or Twitter.