Using Authy to add 2-Factor Authentication To Your Auth0 Applications

We at Authy are always looking to make it easier for our clients to add 2FA to their applications. In fact, with just a few API calls you can be up and running in no time. However,  you may already be using a cloud service for your entire authentication stack, you may find this perspective from Auth0, one of the leading vendors in this space, of… Read More

Real Time Rails 4: Using Server-Sent Events with Authy OneTouch

Server-Sent Events (SSE) are real-time events sent from a server and received by a browser, perfect for updating the front end when a server receives a webhook. We’re going to look at how to use SSE to implement Authy OneTouch using Rails 4. Our end result should look a bit like this: Authy OneTouch Two factor authentication usually means copying a bunch of numbers from your phone to… Read More

Two Factor Authentication in Rails 4 with Devise, Authy and Puppies

Passwords aren’t enough any more. Keeping user data safe is hard enough without users themselves choosing the worst passwords in the world. Yes, “123456” has topped the list of most commonly used password of the year again. Two factor authentication keeps your users’ accounts secure by requiring a second factor of authentication, something a user has (their phone) as well as something they know (their password)…. Read More

Announcing Twilio Two Factor Authentication In The Account Portal

Security is essential when scaling your business. As you expand your user base, hire, and ship, you become responsible for more and more sensitive information. To keep that information safe, you need the right security tools. Today, we are happy to announce the addition of Two-Factor Authentication as an option when logging into your Twilio account. Here’s how it works. Once you enable Two-Factor Authentication in… Read More

Why Two Factor Authentication Should be a Part of Your Security Plans for 2013

Cyber security heats up this week at the RSA Conference with more than 20,000 people in San Francisco discussing President Obama’s recent executive order, the growing number of password hacks and how to protect your business against them. Twilio will be there too talking two-factor authentication, and the pros and cons of phone-based token delivery, aka out of band communication. We believe the phone should be… Read More

Authy Delivers Two-Factor Authentication Security in Minutes With Twilio SMS

Daniel Palacio decided to found Authy in the spring of 2011 following an onslaught of headline-making password breaches. “People’s accounts were compromised, their e-mails and photos stolen, their social profiles spammed, and their bank accounts drained,” he recalled. As a member of Microsoft’s Windows security team, Palacio knew that the risk of account takeovers was much higher than it needed to be. One simple way to… Read More

Two-Factor Authentication with Node.js and Twilio

Two-factor authentication is becoming the go-to method for increased login security on the web, as it ties a physical device to your virtual credentials. It is being adopted by many of the major players in the industry, including Intuit, Google and Facebook. While user security is paramount, modern web developers must also consider the UX problems that can arise from increased security measures. Since UX is becoming increasingly important,… Read More