East Brunswick, N.J., Dec. 7, 2022 – 1Kosmos, the only company that unifies identity proofing and passwordless authentication, today announced it was named an innovation leader by KuppingerCole Analysts AG in their recent Leadership Compass Report on CIAM (customer identity and access management) platforms for 2022. A copy of the report is available here.

“1Kosmos has excellent mobile authentication and profile management features,” said John Tolbert, Director Cybersecurity Research for KuppingerCole. “Organizations shopping for CIAM solutions that have requirements for strong, standards-based consumer authentication capabilities will want to consider 1Kosmos.”

“The BlockID platform’s ability to provide customers a frictionless mobile or web-based onboarding and authentication experience is one of the reasons we were named an innovation leader by KuppingerCole,” said Hemen Vimadalal, CEO of 1Kosmos. “By providing a unified platform that combines identity proofing and passwordless authentication, our customers can reduce new account fraud and account takeover fraud while delivering users convenient, private, and secure access to their digital services.”

1Kosmos BlockID is a live biometric driven, distributed digital identity platform that helps organizations establish with certainty the identity of individuals who are accessing their systems, applications and data, on a continuous basis, while supporting secure multi-factor passwordless authentication to online services. BlockID also provides organizations with secure, automated employee onboarding with self service identity proofing for access to corporate applications, data and resources. 1Kosmos establishes with certainty the identity of individuals accessing consumer, corporate and government systems, applications and data. 

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About 1Kosmos

1Kosmos enables passwordless access for workers, customers and citizens to securely transact with digital services. By unifying identity proofing and strong authentication, the BlockID platform creates a distributed digital identity that prevents identity impersonation, account takeover and fraud while delivering frictionless user experiences. BlockID is the only NIST, FIDO2, and iBeta biometrics certified platform that performs millions of authentications daily for some of the largest banks, telecommunications and healthcare organizations in the world. The company is funded by Forgepoint Capital and Gula Tech Adventures with headquarters in East Brunswick, New Jersey. For more information, visit www.1kosmos.com and follow us  on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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