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June 08, 2015 08:00 ET

iovation Selected as a Red Herring Top 100 North America Award Winner

Fraud Prevention Firm Chosen for Market Size, Revenue Growth and Leadership

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Jun 8, 2015) - iovation, preventing fraud, identifying trustworthy customers and authenticating devices online and on mobile, today announced it has been selected a Red Herring Top 100 North America award winner. The award recognizes the leading privately funded companies that are based in the United States and Canada. iovation CEO and Founder Greg Pierson accepted the award on behalf of the company during a ceremony in San Diego, California on June 3.

"It's well documented that the Red Herring Top 100 awards were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype,, YouTube, Palo Alto Networks and eBay would change the way we live and work," said Pierson. "I'm honored to join such illustrious companies and receive recognition that further validates iovation as the go-to supplier of solutions that help businesses identify fraudulent behavior and good customers."

The Red Herring editorial team analyzed about 1,200 cutting edge companies for this year's North America Top 100. They looked at twenty major selection criteria including the candidate company's addressable market size, trailing revenues and management's expertise.

Red Herring recognized iovation for its sustained growth and strong expansion potential. This specifically included iovation:

  • Increasing its overall customer base by 25 percent. This includes new customers in every industry iovation serves and most notably in financial services, gaming, retail and insurance.
  • Launching its device-based authentication solution, which uses a customer's known devices as a frictionless second factor of authentication.
  • Making major updates to its Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK). This solution protects mobile traffic coming from the Web, or native or hybrid apps, identifies jailbroken iOS and rooted Android devices, detects transactions that originate from virtual machines or emulators, and discovers mismatches of geolocation data.
  • Growing the client base for its trust service, which leverages positive reputation to allow clients to offer their trusted customers the best marketing promotions and high-end offers.

About iovation
iovation protects online businesses and their end users against fraud and abuse, and identifies trustworthy customers through a combination of advanced device identification, shared device reputation, device-based authentication and real-time risk evaluation. More than 3,000 fraud managers representing global retail, financial services, insurance, social network, gaming and other companies leverage iovation's database of more than 2.5 billion Internet devices and the relationships between them to determine the level of risk associated with online transactions. The company's device reputation database is the world's largest, used to protect 12 million transactions and stop an average of 200,000 fraudulent activities every day. The world's foremost fraud experts share intelligence, cybercrime tips and online fraud prevention techniques in iovation's Fraud Force Community, an exclusive virtual crime-fighting network. For more information, visit

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