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Uniken Named a Cool Vendor in Identity and Access Management by Gartner


Single Solution for Customer Authentication, Fraud Prevention, and
Mobile Threat Defense that Addresses CX Needs

Uniken, a leader in customer-first omni-channel security, has been named
in the 2018 Gartner "Cool Vendors in Identity and Access Management"
report. This annual Gartner designation highlights companies that are
interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services.

According to Gartner1, "Digital business initiatives create a
tension between the need for robust and resilient IAM capabilities and
the desire to provide great user/customer experience. Security and risk
management leaders seeking to resolve this tension should embrace
innovations exemplified by Gartner's Cool Vendors." The inability to
resolve that tension has left many organizations mired in the early
stages of digital transformation, stuck after they webified and
mobile-enabled some basic client interactions, and dealing with poor
security and customer experience in their call centers and other

Uniken's REL-ID platform takes aim at this core tension and empowers
clients to harness the full potential of their digital transformation
initiatives creating a consistent "customer-first" security experience
across the digital channels of web, mobile, and chat as well as
traditional channels such as the call centers. REL-ID's unified
defense-in-depth approach binds the combination of user, app, device and
service identity to a powerful 1:1 split cryptographic key, such that
all five elements of this multi-factor authentication would have to be simultaneously
for an attacker to successfully circumvent the security.
This strong authentication also creates a Man-in-the-Middle-proof
encrypted channel that cloaks data, APIs and services from attacks, and
is further bolstered with intelligent endpoint threat detection to
completely lock down the mobile channel in a unique way that can help
any enterprise enhance trust and combat fraud while improving customer

"A ‘Customer-First' approach to security is easy to discuss, but
extremely challenging to put into practice," said Bimal Gandhi, CEO of
Uniken. "Working with our clients to ‘solve for the customer' forced us
to go beyond simply building strong authentication for mobile and web,
and address security for all their customer-facing channels, especially
the call center. The result is over $1.5 trillion protected with zero
loss, while also reducing costs. We believe our recognition as a Gartner
Cool Vendor serves to further validate the innovative approach we have
developed that is driving our growth with customers no longer willing to
compromise between security and customer experience."

Gartner clients can download the report at

1 Gartner, "Cool Vendors in Identity and Access Management,"
Ant Allan, Dionisio Zumerle, May 10, 2018

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About Uniken

Uniken makes connecting safe by combining amazing security and
transaction verification with a phenomenal client experience. By tightly
integrating identity based on biometrics, powerful split key
cryptography, and device intelligence with a secure channel and endpoint
threat detection, Uniken's REL-ID Platform delivers unified
defense-in-depth that eliminates every vector for credential compromise,
is designed to secure digital channels, takes fraud to zero, and meets
global regulatory compliance needs.

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