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Category: Verify

BitQuick Significantly Decreases Fraudulent and Illegitimate Transactions with Nexmo

October 6, 2017 Published by // // // // //

BitQuick, the leading cash-for-bitcoin marketplace, provides highly secure and convenient online peer-to-peer transactions via cash deposit in a matter of hours. To purchase bitcoins on BitQuick.co, a buyer deposits cash into the seller’s account, and the bitcoins are sent shortly after uploading an image of the deposit receipt. The Challenge of Fraudulent and Illegitimate Transactions […]
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When Talk Beats Text: How Text to Speech Makes SMS Messaging More Effective

August 16, 2017 Published by // // // // //

Imagine you have an urgent message for a family member. You send them a text telling them to call you right back. After 10 minutes without a response, you call them to deliver the news directly. You use a natural escalation of communication channels based on the urgency of your message and how critically you need […]
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2FA Login with Laravel and Nexmo

July 26, 2017 Published by // // //

This post originally appeared on michaelheap.com before Michael joined the Nexmo team! I recently wrote about bootstrapping Laravel with user authentication and how easy it is (seriously, it takes less than 5 minutes). That provides us with a great starting point for our applications, but then I stumbled across this post about integrating two factor […]
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99.co Leverages Nexmo APIs to Secure App Registrations and Increase User Engagement

April 19, 2017 Published by // // // //

Despite having a population of just 5.4 million, Singapore is one of the top 10 real estate cities in the world. To help alleviate the pain of finding a suitable property, Singapore’s fastest growing property portal 99.co provides renters, buyers, and property agents with a powerful map-based property search engine to provide a fast and […]
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How to Add Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) to Your Node.JS Web Apps

April 11, 2017 Published by // // // //

This tutorial is part of the “Getting Started with Nexmo APIs and Node.js” series. See links to prior tutorials at the bottom of the post. Among app and service developers, using two-factor authentication (2FA) to verify user identity has become increasingly popular, as internet security breaches and fraud claims rise. Adding the extra layer of […]
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Top 6 Reasons to Use Mobile Phone Verification for Your Business

March 9, 2017 Published by // // // //

Companies are seeing an increase in security breaches due to spammers and scammers. These breaches can result in a poor customer experience and may lead to a decrease in customer retention, or worse, they could negatively affect your brand and result in legal and financial repercussions. To decrease the potential for compromised security, a great […]
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Phone Number Verification: A Stronger Alternative to Traditional Passwords

March 9, 2017 Published by // // //

Consumers feel increasingly threatened by data breaches, and for good reason: 40 percent of internet users have been victimized by stolen passwords, according to security company Ping Identity. However, consumers aren’t the only ones who suffer from cybercrime. As shown in the Cost of Data Breach report by the Ponemon Institute, the impact of security breaches […]
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