Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards Distinguishes IDX Privacy with Honorable Mention in Apps Category
IDX, the leading consumer privacy platform and data breach services provider, announced the mobile app of its flagship product, IDX Privacy, has received an honorable mention in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards. The mobile app was first launched in Apple and Google Play stores in December 2020.
Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards honor the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to pursuing innovation when it comes to solving health and climate crises, social injustice, or economic inequality. With the nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and consumer privacy issues being exacerbated with privacy threats and concerns, IDX Privacy became a critical technological solution to enable users to protect themselves against expanding privacy risks.
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“We couldn’t be more excited to have IDX Privacy’s mobile app honored in the Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards. This designation validates the hard work the IDX team has put in to reduce privacy risks and create a simple, user-friendly app that can protect individuals and businesses, as well as their customers, members, employees, and more,” said Tom Kelly, president and CEO of IDX. “I’m proud of our team and look forward to the road ahead for our products and services; we’re just getting started!”
Now in its fifth year, the World Changing Ideas Awards showcase 33 winners, more than 400 finalists, and more than 800 honorable mentions, across 34 categories – with Health and Wellness, AI & Data among the most popular categories. A panel of preeminent Fast Company editors and reporters selected winners and finalists from a pool of more than 4,000 entries across transportation, education, food, politics, technology, and more. Plus, several new categories were added, including Pandemic Response, Urban Design, and Architecture. The 2021 awards feature entries from across the globe, from Brazil to Denmark to Vietnam.
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“There is no question our society and planet are facing deeply troubling times. So, it’s important to recognize organizations that are using their ingenuity, impact, design, scalability, and passion to solve these problems,” said Stephanie Mehta, editor in chief of Fast Company. “Our journalists, under the leadership of senior editor Morgan Clendaniel, have discovered some of the most groundbreaking projects that have launched since the start of 2020.”