Aware’s Knomi Awarded 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Award

January 12, 2021   |    5 minute read

Award presented by Internet Telephony magazine for Knomi mobile biometric authentication platform

Cybersecurity ExcellenceBEDFORD, MASS. – Feb. 18, 2021 – Aware, Inc., (NASDAQ: AWRE), a leading global provider of biometric based authentication software products, solutions and services, is pleased to announce that it has received a prestigious 2020 IT Cybersecurity Excellence Award from Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC) Internet Telephony Magazine for its Knomi mobile biometric authentication platform. Knomi was selected for its field proven capability to address cybersecurity threats such as identity theft and large-scale data breaches.

Knomi is a mobile biometric authentication platform that uses face and voice to enable highly secure and convenient multifactor authentication, eliminating the need for cumbersome and less secure passwords. With individuals relying on mobile devices more and more to access their personal information and assets, Knomi provides organizations and individuals with a safe and secure method to protect their customers from hackers and other cybersecurity threats.

“I am thrilled that Knomi was recognized for its effectiveness and mission to ensure the security of peoples’ identities and assets,” said Rob Mungovan, chief commercial officer at Aware. “Our customers have realized the benefits of Knomi. It protects the identity of the user, reduces fraud and helps to minimize the likelihood and the expenses of data security breaches. It is great to see that recognition continue with Internet Telephony’s Cybersecurity Excellence Award.”

The Cybersecurity Excellence Award recognizes technologies and best practices protecting networks from hackers and other malicious attacks, while maintaining ease of use for those authorized to access the platform. With its great convenience for users and spoof-resistant liveness detection for both face and voice, Knomi addresses these requirements directly.

“Congratulations to Aware for being honored with an Internet Telephony Cybersecurity Excellence Award for innovation in IP communications. The Knomi mobile biometric authentication platform has demonstrated outstanding quality and has delivered exceptional, measurable, tangible results for its users,” stated Rich Tehrani, chief executive officer of TMC.

To learn more about Knomi’s award-winning features and benefits, visit the Knomi website.

About Aware

Aware, a global leader in productized biometrics software products, solutions and services, provides critical biometric functionality to collect, manage, process, and match biometric images and data for identification and authentication. With their decades-long experience, Aware leads the market in liveness detection and multi-modal fusion to protect client and business processes through fingerprint, face, iris, and voice matching algorithms, mobile biometric capture and authentication software, a biometric workflow and middleware platform, and a fully-scalable ABIS. Their device-agnostic, integration-ready, and customer-managed products enable ease-of-use for enterprises to empower individuals to own their identities. Aware serves customers across a multitude of industries, including financial services, enterprise security, healthcare, human resources, citizen ID, border management, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence. Aware is a publicly held company (Nasdaq: AWRE) based in Bedford, Massachusetts. To learn more, visit or follow Aware on Twitter @AwareBiometrics.


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Safe Harbor Warning

Portions of this release contain forward-looking statements regarding future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties, such as our expectations regarding our new product. Aware wishes to caution you that there are factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results indicated by such statements, including the risks that (i) current and prospective customers do not purchase our new product in the quantities that we expect and (ii) our new product does not perform as well as we expect because of errors, defects or bugs. We refer you to the documents Aware files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, specifically the section titled Risk Factors in our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020 and other reports and filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


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