Company’s 1Kosmos BlockID solution recognized for innovations in digital identity verification, electronic credentials and passwordless

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 24, 2023 — 1Kosmos, the only company that unifies identity proofing and passwordless authentication, today announced that 1Kosmos BlockID has been named Market Leader – Credential Service Provider and Hot Company – Distributed Digital Identity Platform in the 2023 Global InfoSec Awards. Winners were announced today at RSA Conference 2023 in San Francisco.

“Being named a Market Leader and Hot Company by the Global InfoSec Awards at the RSA Conference highlights the innovative solutions 1Kosmos offers to customers in the digital identity verification and passwordless authentication space,” said Michael Cichon, CMO for 1Kosmos. “We believe that traditional passwords are no longer effective in securing identities, and we are committed to providing solutions that address this critical need.”

The tenth annual Cyber Defense Magazine Global InfoSec Awards recognize innovators from around the globe, and are selected by CISSP, FMDHS and CEH certified judges based on their independent review of company submitted products.

“We scoured the globe looking for cybersecurity innovators that could make a huge difference and potentially help turn the tide against the exponential growth in cybercrime. 1Kosmos understands the importance of strong identity verification and passwordless, and provides innovative products that help mitigate cyber risks and keep customers ahead of the next breach,” said Gary S. Miliefsky, Publisher of Cyber Defense Magazine.

1Kosmos BlockID is a distributed digital identity platform that provides multi-factor passwordless authentication to help organizations establish with certainty the identity of individuals who are accessing their systems, applications, data and digital services. BlockID also provides organizations with secure, automated worker onboarding via self service identity proofing for convenient access to corporate applications, data and resources. 

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 and follow us  on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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