Amazon Cognito vs. OneSpan Cloud Authentication

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Amazon Cognito
Score 7.6 out of 10
N/A
Amazon Cognito is a mobile identity product that allows users to add user sign-up and sign-in to mobile and web apps, and authenticate users through social identity providers.
$0.01
Per MAU
OneSpan Cloud Authentication
Score 5.0 out of 10
N/A
OneSpan Cloud Authentication increases operational efficiency by streamlining the authentication process. The solution is designed to provide all the benefits of the cloud and support banks and other businesses’ transformation from costly legacy, on-prem infrastructures to a more modern, cloud-based/SaaS authentication platform. OneSpan Cloud Authentication is also based on a single REST API to support a simple set up and quicker go live.N/A
Pricing
Amazon CognitoOneSpan Cloud Authentication
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Starting Price
$0.01
Per MAU
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Amazon CognitoOneSpan Cloud Authentication
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
Amazon CognitoOneSpan Cloud Authentication
Considered Both Products
Amazon Cognito
Chose Amazon Cognito
They are ideal tools to create a secure and unique login experience for our applications. Thanks to its API authorization, Amazon Cognito ensures connections to applications that are secure.It is easy to use and provides easy access to files and applications that you need to …
OneSpan Cloud Authentication

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Top Pros
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User Ratings
Amazon CognitoOneSpan Cloud Authentication
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(15 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
8.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
7.0
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Amazon CognitoOneSpan Cloud Authentication
Likelihood to Recommend
Amazon AWS
Well Suited
  1. B2C mobile and web apps with a high number of users.
  2. Cheaper and cost-effective.
  3. If the other pieces of the infra are already using AWS services like Lambda, S3, Pinpoint, etc.
Not Suited For:
  1. Advanced use-cases (Biometrics based authentication) Email, and other MFA channels.
  2. For any use-cases needing SCIM.
  3. Customized flows of SSO, and MFA will need a layer on Lambda and other AWS services.
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OneSpan
It is well suited for securing mobile and web applications
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Pros
Amazon AWS
  • Strong integration with React.js and client-side applications
  • Easy to bridge Cognito identities with the rest of the AWS ecosystem
  • Easy to store user profile data directly in Cognito rather than having to build additional services/endpoints
  • Easy integration with AWS Lambda to extend and add sophistication to the service
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OneSpan
  • Device binding
  • Transaction signing
  • One time password generation
  • Secure end-to-end messaging
  • RASP
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Cons
Amazon AWS
  • Amazon Cognito has a bit of a learning curve. You need to learn its concepts and terminology. The documentation does not describe some topics comprehensively.
  • Some Console screens would benefit from improved search and filtering options.
  • When another AWS product (e.g., SageMaker) configures Cognito on your behalf, it is not clear what you're getting. For example, the expiration of a temporary password was configured but never communicated.
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OneSpan
  • The use of bundled middleware application software to accelerate customer application integration efforts
  • A bundled GUI for managing the application
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Usability
Amazon AWS
All the features AWS Cognito offers gives the user the options they need without making it too complicated. Your customers will be happy. On the administration site usability is also great. After a small learning curve, you can setup Cognito for your usage
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OneSpan
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Support Rating
Amazon AWS
AWS Support overall is poor. Your main resources are trainings and the docs, and the docs can be very confusing. Using Cognito well involves having a developer learn it deeply and help support your team in understanding it. That said, Cognito's competitors also have dismal support and even worse documentation, so while this isn't a strength for Cognito it may still be the frontrunner here.
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OneSpan
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Alternatives Considered
Amazon AWS
They are ideal tools to create a secure and unique login experience for our applications. Thanks to its API authorization, Amazon Cognito ensures connections to applications that are secure.It is easy to use and provides easy access to files and applications that you need to complete your goal.
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OneSpan
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Return on Investment
Amazon AWS
  • ROI is great for Amazon Cognito Overall.
  • It is included in the AWS Free Tier so you can use it for a good amount without paying, so the software can be tested beforehand.
  • The paid pricing is also affordable, so a positive impact on ROI.
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OneSpan
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