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The Application, Access and Content Security category acknowledges products that protect applications, data, identities or networks in cloud infrastructures or desktop and application delivery environments.
Winner: Veridium, VeridiumID 1.6.1
Judges' remarks: Veridium brings a heightened level of security to organizations with its biometric authentication platform. VeridiumID's integrations are vast and range from Citrix and Microsoft Active Directory to Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service and Security Assertion Markup Language. The authentication platform has an innovative liveness detection feature, which ensures that the device is in the hands of a live user rather than an attacker using a fingerprint copy.