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TeleSign's PhoneID Score Named a New Products Winner in the 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards by Network Products Guide

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/14 -- TeleSign announced today that Network Products Guide, industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has selected PhoneID Score for the 9th Annual 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Best Products category. These industry and peer awards from Network Products Guide are the world's premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry. Winners were honored in San Francisco on Monday, June 23, 2014 during the 9th annual dinner and presentations.

PhoneID Score provides a reputation score, a risk assessment, and a recommendation for action, based on a user's phone number. Online service providers and mobile apps currently use PhoneID Score to determine if they will issue a new account, allow but monitor a new account, or block the registration. The score, risk assessment and recommendation are produced in real time, based on a scoring algorithm which is updated dynamically in response to user behavior, traffic patterns, reported fraud and global fraud trends.

"It is a great honor to be recognized by Network Products Guide for our work on PhoneID Score," said Steve Jillings, CEO for TeleSign. "We are very proud of the product's proven ability to prevent large scale fraud for our customers. We believe that the success of this product validates the strength of a user's phone number as their online identity -- their Mobile Identity."

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

About TeleSign
TeleSign protects the world's largest Internet, mobile app, and cloud properties by establishing and verifying Mobile Identity.

TeleSign's Mobile Identity platform gives digital businesses the ability to connect a unique identity with every account to verify new registrations and authenticate existing users. TeleSign created Mobile Identity to help businesses preserve their ecosystem by detecting a suspicious user before account creation, and to better protect their existing user base from account compromise.

TeleSign is trusted by the world's largest companies and protects 3.5 billion accounts in more than 200 countries and in 87 languages.

About Network Products Guide Awards
As industry's leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com

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