Introduction to Amazon Cognito
Amazon Cognito processes more than 100 billion authentications per month. The service helps you implement customer identity and access management (CIAM) into your web and mobile applications. You can quickly add user authentication and access control to your applications in minutes.
Benefits of Amazon Cognito
Frictionless, customizable customer IAM
Advanced security features for sign-up and sign-in
High-performing, scalable user directory
Standards-based, federated sign-in capabilities
How it works
With Amazon Cognito, you can add user sign-up and sign-in features and control access to your web and mobile applications. Amazon Cognito provides an identity store that scales to millions of users, supports social and enterprise identity federation, and offers advanced security features to protect your consumers and business. Built on open identity standards, Amazon Cognito supports various compliance regulations and integrates with frontend and backend development resources.
Engage customers with flexible authentication
Allow customers to sign in directly, or through social or enterprise identity providers, to a hosted UI with your branding.
Manage B2B identities
Use a variety of multi-tenancy options that provide different levels of policy and tenant isolation for your business.
Secure machine-to-machine authentication
Develop modern, secure, microservice-based applications, and more easily connect your application to backend resources and web services.
Get role-based access to AWS resources
Gain secure, role-based access to AWS services, such as Amazon S3, Amazon DynamoDB, and AWS Lambda.