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Amazon Cognito

Amazon Cognito

Simple and Secure User Sign-Up, Sign-In, and Access Control

Amazon Cognito lets you add user sign-up, sign-in, and access control to your web and mobile apps quickly and easily.

Amazon Cognito scales to millions of users and supports sign-in with social identity providers, such as Facebook, Google, and Amazon, and enterprise identity providers via SAML 2.0.

Benefits

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/EIC 27001, ISO/EIC 27017, ISO/EIC 27018, and ISO 9001 compliant.

Access control for AWS resources

Amazon Cognito provides solutions to control access to backend 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.

Easy integration with your app

With a built-in UI and easy configuration for federating identity providers, you can integrate Amazon Cognito to add user sign-in, sign-up, and access control to your app in minutes. You can customize the UI to put your company branding front and center for all user interactions. See how to quickly integrate Amazon Cognito with your app

Employees

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Cody Swann

Since founding Gunner Technology, Cody has served the company in every aspect of business development and product development.

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Dary Merckens

From a contractor to a partner, Dary has been with Gunner since year 1 and embodies the meritocratic spirit and philosophy of Gunner Technology.

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Mahdi Huessein

Mahdi joined Gunner at age 18 and quickly rose through the ranks to become VP of Engineering

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Elena Villanueva

From Sensors and Big Data to Media Queries and Form Validation, Elena has worked on pretty much anything you can imagine.

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Skyla Frye

Skyla is Gunner's go-to engineer when it comes to evaluating new tech. She loves evaluating bleeding edge software and teaching her colleagues what she learns.

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Kayden Chan

Kayden holds the Gunner Technology record for most straight hours worked at just under 70. He refuses to quit until the job is done and it's done right.

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Jeramiah Anthony

Jeramiah is a wizard at turning loose requirements into a firm vision with a solid plan.

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Manuel Orozco

When the headphones go on, you know Manuel is focused and writing code. And his headphones are always on.

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Ethan Sloan

Ethan has a mind for infrastructure and a knack for visualizing platform solutions

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Brenden Lam

As the youngest member of the team, Brenden earned the nickname of Young Hybrid for his proficient in both development and design.

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Nicolas Henderson

Nicolas' goal is to learn everything. A voracious reader, the only time his nose isn't in a tech book is when he's scripting a new infrastructure.

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Related Terms

  • Amazon Web Services

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a comprehensive, evolving cloud computing platform provided by Amazon.

  • Security

    The defense of digital information and IT assets against internal and external, malicious and accidental threats.

  • Microservices

    Microservices is an architectural style that structures an application as a collection of loosely coupled services, which implement business capabilities.

  • Single Sign-On

    SSO is an authentication process that allows a user to access multiple applications with one set of login credentials.

  • Serverless

    Serverless computing is an event-driven application design and deployment paradigm in which computing resources are provided as scalable cloud services.