About Us

For over 20 years Cogent has provided risk management and security solutions to clients across sectors including industry, community organisations and government.  Today, Cogent is a  provider of personnel security vetting services and employment background screening services.  We have a track record of providing superior customer service and a commitment to quality.

Key benefit of Employment Background Screening

Effective employment screening can help reduce the unintended damage to reputation, business function or loss of corporate knowledge. It indicates an organisation’s commitment to best practice in its talent acquisition process and helps mitigate the risks of poor hiring choices.

Your information is Secure

The security and protection of your information is important to us. Cogent is an Accredited Body with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and is Defence Industry Security Program (DISP) certified.  Cogent’s security infrastructure meet all physical and IT requirements to gather, process and utilise personal-in-confidence and Classified Government information.

VerifyNow Team

Meet the team who can help you identify the most suitable checks to address your employment screening requirements.

Cogent is a member of the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA).

Cogent is accredited with, and permitted by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission to access nationally coordinated criminal history checks through the National Police Checking Service.