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Five Tips for Better Phone Number Verification

November 26, 2014 Published by //

Over the last year, many of the world’s largest companies have been subject to the same bad news: their digital properties lacking user authentication have been compromised. As a response to these attacks on users’ accounts, companies are implementing additional security measures, such as mobile phone number verification to authenticate users. Phone number verification can […]
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Introducing our New API: Verify

November 19, 2014 Published by //

The two most important questions organisations must consider everyday are – how do I protect my business, and how do I protect my users. The context of these questions may vary across organisations, but they are constant across scale and scope. For some, these are questions of security because they need to ensure users can […]
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Verizon EdgeCast helps Nexmo to scale globally and reliably

November 18, 2014 Published by //

Many businesses rely on SMS and voice messages to quickly and easily connect to their customers. If these messages are not delivered efficiently, companies could quickly lose business. See this video of Nexmo CEO, Tony Jamous, discussing how Verizon Edgecast helps increase Nexmo’s deliverability of these messages to end users and improve customer experiences for […]
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Why Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)?

November 11, 2014 Published by //

User verification. It’s not a sexy word by any means, but there is a reason why big brands like Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Google, and others continue to spend millions of dollars in an effort to curb identity-based abuse by wrongdoers. Many of these companies are turning to something called two-factor authentication via SMS in order […]
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