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Amazon Cognito

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Infrastructure

Empower your users to sign up and sign in to your web and mobile apps quickly and easily with Amazon Cognito! Scale access to millions of customers through multiple platforms, including social media.

Product Features

With the Amazon Cognito SDK, you just write a few lines of code to enable your users to sign-up and sign-in to your mobile and web apps.

  • A directory for all your apps and users. Amazon Cognito User Pools provide a secure user directory that scales to hundreds of millions of users. As a fully managed service, User Pools are easy to set up without any worries about server infrastructure. User Pools provide user profiles and authentication tokens for users who sign up directly and for federated users who sign in with social and enterprise identity providers.
  • Built-in customizable UI to sign in users. Amazon Cognito provides a built-in and customizable UI for user sign-up and sign-in. You can use Android, iOS, and JavaScript SDKs for Amazon Cognito to add user sign-up and sign-in pages to your apps.
  • Advanced security features to protect your users. Using advanced security features for Amazon Cognito helps you protect access to user accounts in your applications. These advanced security features provide risk-based adaptive authentication and protection from the use of compromised credentials. With just a few clicks, you can enable these advanced security features for your Amazon Cognito User Pools.
  • Access control for AWS resources. Amazon Cognito provides solutions to control access to AWS resources from your app. You can define roles and map users to different roles so your app can access only the resources that are authorized for each user. 
  • Standards-based authentication. Amazon Cognito uses common identity management standards including OpenID Connect, OAuth 2.0, and SAML 2.0.
  • Protection from compromised credentials. Advanced security features for Amazon Cognito helps protect your application users from unauthorized access to their accounts using compromised credentials. When Amazon Cognito detects users have entered credentials that have been compromised elsewhere, it prompts them to change their password.

Product Details

  • Secure and scalable user directory. Amazon Cognito User Pools provide a secure user directory that scales to hundreds of millions of users. As a fully managed service, User Pools are easy to set up without any worries about standing up server infrastructure.
  • Social and enterprise identity federation. With Amazon Cognito, your users can sign in through social identity providers such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon, and through enterprise identity providers such as Microsoft Active Directory via SAML.
  • Standards-based authentication Amazon Cognito. User Pools is a standards-based Identity Provider and supports identity and access management standards, such as Oauth 2.0, SAML 2.0, and OpenID Connect.
  • Security for your apps and users. Amazon Cognito supports multi-factor authentication and encryption of data-at-rest and in-transit. Amazon Cognito is HIPAA eligible and PCI DSS, SOC, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27017, ISO/IEC 27018, and ISO 9001 compliant.

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