SOMERSET, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--1Kosmos, the only company that unifies identity proofing and passwordless authentication, today announced it has received ISO/IEC 27001 certification, which provides independent validation it has the people, processes and technology controls in place to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of its data assets.
“Protecting our data and infrastructure from security threats is baked into everything we do,” said Mike Engle, CSO for 1Kosmos. “As a standards-based organization we recognize the importance of ISO/IEC 27001 certification and the confidence it gives our customers that we have implemented the most advanced controls to protect data assets in our possession.”
ISO/IEC 27001 is the leading international standard for information security, published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and in partnership with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). 1Kosmos achieved ISO/IEC 27001 certification following an independent assessment by BSI Group that it has met ISO/IEC’s requirements for managing the security of assets such as financial information, intellectual property, employee details and information entrusted by third parties.
1Kosmos unifies identity proofing and authentication for employees, customers and citizens to enable passwordless access to sensitive applications, data and resources. The company’s BlockID products are FIDO2 and NIST 800-63-3 certified to perform an instant IAL2 certified identity verification without requiring the individual to be present at a physical location, and store user data encrypted in a private, permissioned blockchain.
1Kosmos helps companies unify identity proofing and authentication to provide workers, customers and citizens frictionless onboarding and passwordless access to data and services. The FIDO2 and NIST certified BlockID distributed digital identity platform creates a portable digital wallet for easy access to online services. It virtually eliminates the risk of identity impersonation, account takeover, and transaction fraud by combining strong authentication with strong identity enrollment. BlockID 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 with headquarters in Somerset, New Jersey. For more information, visit www.1kosmos.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.