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

How to Build Phone-based Two-Factor Authentication With Twilio

 Security is one of the most frustratingly vital and complex things we have to deal with in application development. On one side, we have make sure our information is protected against corruption and unauthorized access while at the same time, we need to make sure the right people have access to the right data at the right time. Failure in either direction will cause annoyance and… Read More