1Kosmos and Simeio partner to provide custom solutions

1Kosmos, a company that unifies identity verification and passwordless authentication, and Simeio, a global managed service provider focused on identity and access management in the cybersecurity industry, are partnering to help customers transition from passwords to identity-based verification using the 1Kosmos BlockID platform.

For organizations looking to implement advanced Identity and Access Management (IAM) features, including passwordless access and Zero Trust, Simeio will provide end-to-end planning, creation, management and maintenance services. and refresh for deploying the BlockID platform.

The 1Kosmos platform combines indisputable digital proof of identity with advanced biometrics and passwordless authentication while storing user data encrypted in a private and authorized distributed ledger.

“Simeio constantly aims to do more to secure our customers in an age of sophisticated hacks. Helping our customers transition from legacy passwords to passwordless authentication is one way to help achieve this goal,” said Chris Schueler, CEO of Simeio. “We believe 1Kosmos will be a great partner to bolster this effort through its BlockID platform, with the added security and trust that comes with blockchain technology.”

1Kosmos BlockID is a distributed identity cloud service that integrates live biometric proofing, verification and authentication.

It enables organizations to provide workers, customers, and partners with a user-friendly, password-free login experience that protects against identity theft, account takeovers, and transactional fraud.

Government agencies can modernize IAM with identity-based authentication, advanced MFA, and give residents a verified digital identity that they control and use to access government services.

Meanwhile, financial institutions, healthcare providers, and other regulated businesses can quickly verify and onboard customers in accordance with Know Your Customer (KYC) and similar mandates with BlockID.

Typical enterprise IAM environments are a hodgepodge of legacy systems, on-premises solutions from multiple vendors, and cloud-based components, vendors say. Simeio makes all these technologies work together through design and implementation services that cover access governance, identity and risk management, predictive analytics, managed services, systems and technology integration , etc.

“Simeio is a global leader in solving customer identity challenges and providing managed services for multi-vendor environments,” said Hemen Vimadalal, CEO of 1Kosmos. “Together, we’ll make passwordless, MFA, and identity verification accessible to organizations of all sizes, even if they lack in-house identity management expertise.”

For more information on this partnership, visit www.simeio.com or www.1kosmos.com.

Maria H. Underwood