Awards and Recognitions
BIO-key is proud to receive recognition for our continued innovation and expertise.
Security Innovation Award – 2022 Computing Security Awards
The Computing Security Awards are prestigious awards from Computing Security, a British magazine that is specialized in cybersecurity. Every year, they recognize the work of cybersecurity companies worldwide. For the Security Innovation award, they recognize BIO-key PortalGuard IDaaS because of it uses biometrics to offer single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, and self-service password reset.
“Identity Management Solution of the Year” – 2022 RemoteTech Breakthrough Awards
BIO-key PortalGuard® Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) was selected as the winner of the “Identity Management Solution of the Year” award in the 2022 RemoteTech Breakthrough Awards. The mission of the annual RemoteTech Breakthrough Awards program is to conduct the industry’s most comprehensive analysis and evaluation of the top technology companies, solutions, and products in the remote technology industry today. BIO-key PortalGuard was selected out of the more than 1,450 nominations from over 15 different countries throughout the world who submitted to the award program. The award evaluates and recognizes standout technology companies, products, and services empowering remote work and distributed teams around the globe.
2022 Fortress Cyber Security Awards – Authentication and Identity
The Fortress Cyber Security Awards program highlights, discusses, and rewards creative thinking, engineering, people, and projects that are taking on the growing cybercrime threat for the benefit of the global community. The business award program identifies and rewards the world’s leading companies and products that are working to keep our data and electronic assets safe among a growing threat from hackers.
Global Infosec Awards 2022 – Publisher’s Choice (Multi-factor Authentication)
The Global Infosec Awards highlight the next generation of cyber defense products and services during the annual RSA Conference, the world’s leading cybersecurity event. Winners are chosen by judges who are certified security professionals. The judges award companies for featuring innovative and valuable solutions that demonstrate the cutting edge in security technology.
Globee Awards – Gold Globee CTO of the Year, Security Software
The Globee® Awards have announced the winners of Grand Globee Awards in the 17th Annual 2022 Information Technology World Awards®, recognized as the world’s top honors for achievements in the information technology and cyber security industries worldwide. Our CTO, Mira LaCous is named the Gold Globee CTO of the Year in the Security Software category.
2022 CRN Women of the Channel: Power 100
CRN® a brand of The Channel Company, named Kimberly Biddings, VP of Product at BIO-key, to the highly respected Women of the Channel list for 2022. The 2022 Women of the Channel list acknowledges accomplished, influential women whose dedication, hard work, and leadership accelerate channel growth. Kimberly was among 100 women honored on this year’s list whose insight and influence drove channel success.
2022 Govies Government Security Awards – Gold Winner (User Authentication/Identification/Credentialing and Management)
The Govies Government Security Awards honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. An independent panel of judges from the security industry selected the top entries in the 2022 categories and named Platinum and Gold winners using criteria including Features, Innovation, User Friendliness, Interoperability, Quality, Design, Market Opportunity, and Impact in the Security Industry, Technical Advances, and Scalability.
2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards – Gold Winner (Biometrics, IAM, MFA, SSO)
The 2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards recognize companies, products and professionals that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. The finalists and winners have been selected based on the strength of their nomination as well as the popular vote by members of the Information Security Community.
2021 SC Media Trust Award – Best Authentication Technology: Top Five Finalist
Now in its 24th year, SC Awards are recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity organizations, products, and people. BIO-key PortalGuard® Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) was recognized as one of five finalists for 2021 SC Media’s Trust Award in the Best Authentication Technology category. The Trust Award finalists were selected by a panel of expert judges who assessed products delivering enhanced security for end-users or devices by managing credentials for access to an authenticator or authentication server.
“Access Management Solution of the Year” – 2021 Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards
BIO-key PortalGuard® Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) was selected as the winner of the “Access Management Solution of the Year” award in the 2021 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program. CyberSecurity Breakthrough is a leading independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies, and products in the global information security market today. With more than 4,000 nominations from over 20 different countries this year, BIO-key PortalGuard IDaaS emerged at the top for its powerful access management capabilities with unmatched flexibility. For over 20 years, PortalGuard has been trusted by customers across multiple industries, including education, healthcare, manufacturing, finance, and government.
2021 CRN Women of the Channel: Power 100
CRN® a brand of The Channel Company, named Kimberly Johnson, VP of Product at BIO-key, to the highly respected Women of the Channel list for 2021. The 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges accomplished, influential women whose dedication, hard work, and leadership accelerate channel growth. Kimberly was among 100 women honored on this year’s list who pushed forward with comprehensive business plans, marketing initiatives, and other innovative ideas to support their partners and customers, helping them through the uncertainty brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
2021 Technology Innovation Award
in the Biometric Market
BIO-key MobileAuth™ with PalmPositive™ solution has been selected as the winner of the 2021 Technology Innovation Award in the Biometric Market, conducted by Lucintel, a premier market research, and management consulting firm. Lucintel’s awards in innovation and industry excellence recognize outstanding achievements and the latest endeavors by companies in various industries, identifying the most successful, innovative, and forward-thinking companies and products in business today. With this award, BIO-key MobileAuth, the latest multi-factor authentication option added to the BIO-key PortalGuard IDaaS platform, was recognized for demonstrating high levels of industry impact and benefits to end users.