Mobile authentication expert Nok Nok Labs joins GSMA

Mobile authentication expert Nok Nok Labs joins GSMA

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By Jean-Pierre Joosting

Nok Nok Labs, an innovator in rapid, scalable and secure authentication, and founding member of the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, has announced its membership in the GSMA. The membership allows Nok Nok to work alongside a community of 750 global mobile network operators, vendors and suppliers — all focused on the common goal of improving and supporting the mobile industry worldwide.

“The GSMA continues to be the forum for thought leadership, innovation and standardization for the global mobile communications community,” said Walter Beisheim, Chief Business Development Officer at Nok Nok. “Nok Nok will continue our contributions through the GSMA securing people, devices and services within and across MNO networks.”

As one of the largest suppliers to Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) worldwide, Nok Nok delivers FIDO Certified™ authentication to over one hundred and fifty million MNO subscribers, and processes billions of user authentications at scale. Nok Nok will contribute expertise to the GSMA in addressing its community’s unique needs related to:

  • Improved customer experience through passwordless, frictionless login;
  • Reduced costs of password resets and customer support calls;
  • Improved security with stronger authentication and identity binding;
  • Accelerating successful digital transformation and innovation initiatives;
  • Extending brand leadership by introducing modern authentication.

Nok Nok Labs enables MNOs worldwide to fulfil demands for passwordless authentication as more fingerprint sensors, facial recognition and other modern biometric authentication modalities are now available in the majority of today’s mobile devices. Nok Nok Labs is a founding member of the FIDO Alliance with industry leading customers and partners that include NTT DOCOMO, PayPal, Alipay, Samsung and Lenovo.

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