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Sontiq™ Wins People’s Choice Stevie® Award In 2019 American Business Awards℠

On the Heels of Winning a Gold Stevie Award for Product of the Year, Voters Select EZShield, A Sontiq Brand, as Favorite New Product for Mobile Defense Suite

July 10th, 2019

Nottingham, MD — July 10th, 2019 — Sontiq, an enterprise high-tech security and identity protection company, today announced that its Mobile Defense Suite, built on the EZShield platform, has been named a winner of a People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Product in The 17th Annual American Business Awards (ABAs) in the identity and access security software category. Sontiq’s Mobile Defense Suite also recently earned a Gold Stevie Award for New Product of the Year in the same category.

“We are extremely proud to be honored by our customers and partners with the People’s Choice Award,” said Dale Dabbs, President and CEO of Sontiq. “We take protecting the identities of all those we serve as a serious responsibility. Any mobile device can be a gateway into an enterprise’s network for hackers. Our Mobile Defense Suite has the enterprise-class mobile defenses to stop them, coupled with top-rated identity theft protection and our EZShield Restoration service.”

Some of the award-winning features of Sontiq’s Mobile Defense Suite include:

  • An award-winning mobile app providing anywhere, anytime access to the monitoring and reporting of Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
  • Mobile Attack Control™ signaling if an individual’s mobile device has been compromised.
  • Mobile Attack View™ empowering IT team’s with a single-source view of mobile threats that may impact customers or employees.
  • Mobile Attack Recovery™ providing users with steps for top-rated EZShield Resolution services to remediate and restore an identity if an incident occurs.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and the new Stevie Awards for Great Employers. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

About Sontiq

Sontiq, headquartered in Nottingham, Maryland, is a high-tech security and identity protection company arming businesses and consumers with award-winning products built to protect what matters most. Sontiq’s brands, EZShield and IdentityForce, provide a full range of identity monitoring, restoration, and response products and services that empower customers to be less vulnerable to the financial and emotional consequences of identity theft and cybercrimes. Sontiq is a portfolio company of the Wicks Group. Learn more at or engage with us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, or YouTube.

About Wicks

The Wicks Group is a private investment firm based in New York City that invests in lower middle market information businesses that create and deliver niche content and services to the business, consumer and education markets. Since its founding in 1989, Wicks has invested over $1 billion of capital in more than 30 platform companies and approximately 100 add-on acquisitions. The firm has applied a consistent investment strategy since its founding, partnering with high-quality, experienced management teams to build businesses organically and through acquisitions. Learn more at