Ellie Mae Receives 2018 CSO50 Award from IDG's CSO

Honorees to be Recognized at the CSO50 Conference + Awards

PLEASANTON, Calif. – October 16, 2017Ellie Mae® (NYSE:ELLI), the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, won a 2018 CSO50 Award from IDG's CSO. Ellie Mae was recognized for its security innovation and leadership.

This prestigious honor is bestowed upon a select group of organizations that have demonstrated that their security projects and initiatives have created outstanding business value and thought leadership for their companies. Ellie Mae’s CSO, Selim Aissi, will accept the award on behalf of Ellie Mae at the CSO50 Conference + Awards in February 2018.

“In today’s environment, cybersecurity can’t just be a feature of a product, it must be part of every company’s culture. We are thrilled to be recognized for our focus on protecting mortgage lenders and homebuyers across the country,” said Selim Aissi, Chief Information Security Officer at Ellie Mae. “Cybersecurity is of utmost importance to Ellie Mae, and we are dedicated to continuing to bring innovative solutions to market to protect our business and our customers.”

"Amid the seemingly constant stream of news-making security breaches, vulnerabilities introduced by new technologies and increased attention from company boards, today's security leaders have their plates more than full," said Amy Bennett, executive editor of CSO. "They and their teams are charged not only with protecting their organization's critical systems and sensitive data, but with driving business results. Our annual CSO50 awards shine a light on projects that enhance an organization's security posture and also deliver measurable ROI. We are pleased to give them the recognition they deserve."

About the CSO50 Awards

Launched in 2013, the CSO50 Awards recognizes 50 organizations for security projects and initiatives that demonstrate outstanding business value and thought leadership. The CSO50 Awards are scored according to a uniform set of criteria by a panel of judges that includes security leaders and industry experts. Awards will be presented at the CSO50 Conference + Awards.

About CSO

CSO is the premier content and community resource for security decision-makers leading “business risk management” efforts within their organization. For more than a decade, CSO’s award-winning web site (CSOonline.com), executive conferences, strategic marketing services and research have equipped security decision-makers to mitigate both IT and corporate/physical risk for their organizations and provided opportunities for security vendors looking to reach this audience. To assist CSOs in educating their organizations’ employees on corporate and personal security practices, CSO also produces the quarterly newsletter Security Smart. CSO is published by IDG. Company information is available at www.idg.com.

About Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and shorten the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit EllieMae.com or call 877.355.4362 to learn more.

PRESS CONTACTS

Erica Harvill
Ellie Mae, Inc.
(925) 227-5913
Erica.harvill@elliemae.com

Alexandra Gardell Kreuter
Allison+Partners
(646) 428-0618
EllieMae@allisonpr.com

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