Signing In

  1. Start your web browser. We recommend using Google Chrome.

  2. In the address bar, enter the cognitix Threat Defender IP address which you entered when you installed the software (see Installation via USB Installer Drive).

  3. Since cognitix Threat Defender uses a self-signed certificate, most browsers will return a warning. Confirm that you want to proceed.

  4. cognitix Threat Defender prompts you to sign in. Enter the default credentials:

    • Username: admin

    • Password: cognitix

    Optional: Click Show Password if you want to display the password in plaintext.

  5. Click SIGN IN.


If you need any help, contact our support team by clicking the SUPPORT button in the bottom left corner of the screen.


If you log in to Threat Defender for the first time, the system prompts you to change your password.