We're excited to announce that we have expanded the Verify API solution to include Time-based One-time Passcodes (TOTP) – now in Public Beta. This end-to-end API service allows companies to add a secure and cost-effective second factor into their application flows. TOTP is also known as app based authentication, software tokens, or soft tokens.
Soft tokens work by having a user store a secret key in an authenticator app, which is then used to generate expiring codes that use the secret key and current system time as inputs.
TOTP is a common form of two-factor authentication (2FA). The time-based passcodes are available offline and provide user friendly account security when used as a second factor. This means that Verify TOTP does not rely on cellular data or WiFi for code delivery, and end-users can verify anywhere, anytime.
Verify TOTP allows user verification via third-party authentication applications, eliminating telecom …