Arkose Labs CEO Kevin Gosschalk Wins Innovators Leadership Award From SC Media

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Gosschalk is recognized for his unique approach to fraud and abuse prevention as he aims to eliminate the economic incentive for global cybercrime

Arkose Labs, the platform that bankrupts the business model of fraudsters, today announced that Arkose Labs Founder and CEO Kevin Gosschalk has been named a winner in the third-annual SC Media Reboot Leadership Awards, earning the distinction in the Innovators category.

Gosschalk is recognized for his innovative approach to fraud and abuse prevention. Gosschalk is the first individual in the security industry to use interactive gamification technology to fight fraud. Arkose Labs is also the first, and only, cybersecurity vendor to guarantee the efficacy of its technology with an SLA on its primary function: preventing all automated fraud and abuse from achieving scale and/or return on investment. Arkose Labs helps some of the world’s most targeted businesses solve online fraud problems costing millions each year in financial losses with its innovative global telemetry, user behavioral risk assessment and patent-pending enforcement challenges. In the last 12 months, Arkose Labs prevented more than $100M in would-be fraud and serves companies in the online marketplaces, travel, banking, social media and online gaming sectors.

“The fraud landscape is rapidly evolving, and companies around the world are in a digital arms race against cybercriminals who have unprecedented access to sophisticated technology and tools to commit fraud. In a market saturated with fraud prevention technology solutions, it’s an honor to be recognized for our leadership and innovation,” said Kevin Gosschalk, CEO of Arkose Labs. “Our technology is disrupting the fraud prevention space because we successfully break the economics of a cyberattack, making it too expensive for fraudsters to breach an attack surface, therefore eliminating any payoff. As the fraud landscape continues to evolve, Arkose Labs is well-positioned to emerge as the clear choice for any enterprise with a public-facing web application.”

The Reboot Leadership Awards are an adjunct to SC Media’s annual Reboot coverage that takes place each December when SC Media recognizes the best and brightest cybersecurity luminaries and organizations. The Reboot Leadership Awards are offered similar accolades. The winners are honored with a special section on SC Media’s website and in their December Reboot edition.

The contenders who were nominated for these various categories faced a thorough judging process conducted by SC Media’s editorial team. This included a review of their professional backgrounds, references and work undertaken to benefit the wider industry, as well as any other research deemed necessary. Winners were chosen based on their outstanding service, qualifications and advancements in the cybersecurity industry.

“There was no shortage of quality nominations this year as we reviewed the various candidates for our coveted Reboot Awards,” said Teri Robinson, executive editor, SC Media. “However, after a thorough evaluation process, it was clear that Kevin Gosschalk truly distinguished himself through his valuable contributions and industry influence.”

A total of 50 honorees were revealed as part of a special editorial section published on Monday, September 23, 2019, for profiles of each Awards honoree please visit

Please read the original press release from BusinessWire here. 

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