CUNA Technology Council announces Daon as 2015 Best in Show Award winner

MADISON, WI (March 19, 2015) — CUNA Technology Council awarded the Best in Show Award to Daon for its IdentityX mobile authentication platform during CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC), held March 8-12, 2015 in Washington.

“The CUNA Technology Council would like to congratulate Daon on winning the Best in Show Award at the 2015 GAC,” saysBelinda Caillouet, chief operations and information officer at STCU, and chair of the Technology Council. “IdentityX is a phenomenal asset to the credit union industry. Using this technology, credit unions can make huge leaps forward in their member protection initiatives.”

IdentityX uses fingerprinting, facial recognition, speech biometrics, GPS location and device recognition, among other things, to confirm a user’s identity. With IdentityX, credit unions can reduce fraud and increase their members’ safety in regards to online transactions by integrating state-of-the-art, biometric security solutions. The platform is designed to be “future-proof” and can accommodate older mobile phones as well as the newest models. Credit unions can customize their IdentityX usage to meet their specific needs.

“Every Credit Union CEO is worried about two things; 1) their member’s online user experience and, 2) security.  Daon is proud to have been recognized by CUNA for bringing a solution to their members that addresses these concerns in an elegant and simple way,” stated CEO Tom Grissen.

Since 2001, CUNA Technology Council has presented the Best of Show award to the exhibitor that best demonstrates the commitment to delivering technology that furthers product and service growth in the credit union industry. Vendors’ products are evaluated according to affordability, potential benefit to credit unions and their members, commitment to open standards, usage by credit unions and company health.

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