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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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The Weak Link in 2FA? Perfectionism.

September 6, 2017 Published by // // //

It might be a cliché to call web security an arms race, but like all good clichés, it’s based in truth. While it’s hard for even the best-known tech firms to secure their properties entirely, there are simple steps beyond standard passwords that you can take to protect your site’s users. Passwords alone are no […]
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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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All You Need to Know About Sending/Receiving SMS with Node.js

February 28, 2017 Published by // // // //

ICYMI, we’ve been hard at work blogging tutorials about how to use the Nexmo SMS API to add programmable SMS to Node.js applications using Express. We explained how to: Send SMS messages virtually anywhere in the world. Implement a webhook endpoint to receive SMS messages. Get an SMS delivery receipt from a mobile carrier via Nexmo. Send SMS Messages […]
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Add Two Factor Authentication (2FA) to an Android App with Nexmo and Firebase Login

January 30, 2017 Published by // // //

The Firebase Auth Quickstart provides a great tutorial on how to add authentication to your application, but without two-factor authentication (2FA), it’s a bit insecure! Adding an extra layer of security to your application is simple using the Nexmo Verify SDK. Let’s get started! Grab the sample app Start by cloning the GitHub repo in […]
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