Kony Announces Partnership With Daon: Seeks to Deliver Secured Digital Applications With Biometrics-Enabled Authenticatio

Kony, Inc., an enterprise mobility and digital applications company, announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with Daon, a large-scale authentication deployment company.  By collaborating with Daon, Kony will help banks and financial institutions deliver highly-secure

According to Kony, by collaborating with Daon, the company will help banks and financial institutions deliver highly-secure omni-channel apps through advanced biometrics authentication capabilities, including device cryptography and biometric authentication leveraging Daon’s IdentityX platform. Bill Bodin, chief technology officer, Kony, Inc., stated:

“Eliminating the complexity of creating secure, omni-channel apps is a key focus at Kony. Daon brings vast experience in the biometrics authentication field, and we’re excited to be working with their team to bring these digital capabilities to Kony’s best-in-class digital application platform. We believe that by packaging and exposing these complex authentication algorithms as easy-to-use visual widgets available through the Kony Marketplace, we’ll, in turn, accelerate the use and adoption of these advanced features for anyone using our upcoming Kony AppPlatform V8 release to create digitally transforming applications.”

Conor White, president of Americas for Daon, added:

”This is a significant partnership for Daon and for the Fintech industry. Together with Kony, we are providing developers across a multitude of business sectors with the flexibility to easily incorporate multi-factor authentication into their applications. Biometric authentication gives companies a secure and convenient way for their customers to authenticate using their own identities – i.e. by using their own fingerprint, voice or face, rather than remembering a number of different passwords. Consumers are looking to both simplify and secure their lives and our authentication platform solves this demand.”

Meanwhile, Kony was selected to present at Finovate 2017. Bodin showcased Kony’s Retail Banking App featuring Daon’s Voice Authentication solution at the event earlier on Monday.

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