Sending Securely: SendSafely Uses Twilio Two Factor Authentication To Ship Files


Imagine the file you’re emailing to a friend is a physical package with a few bits of sensitive data inside. You could hire a security company to deliver the package, but they’ll need to know what’s inside. You could send it anonymously, but you’ll have no guarantee it arrives safely.  You essentially have two options: security, or privacy. SendSafely Team Lead, Brian Holyfield (pictured right), asked… Read More

The War On Robocalling: How Aaron Foss Fought Robocalls and Won


Right after Aaron Foss launched his anti-robocalling service, Nomorobo, all hell broke loose — in the best way he could imagine. The launch was a slow build, starting in February and exploding in September. “It just snowballed,” Aaron says. Nomorobo started as a simple hack Aaron submitted to the FTC’s anti-robocalling challenge in April. After winning the challenge, he was interviewed on countless networks and even… 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

Secure Quorum Streamlines Incident Management Powered By Twilio Conference

People panic in emergencies. It’s hard for us to walk and not run to the nearest exit. It’s hard for me to not call for help when I can’t find my keys. Secure Quorum is trying to bring organization to crisis and incident management, making it easier for businesses to handle emergencies. Secure Quorum is an emergency management application that helps get the right information to the… 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 ASP.NET MVC 4 Registration with Twilio SMS

This is a guest post by Long Le, a .NET Enterprise Architect and Solutions Architect at Computer Sciences Corporation. Originally posted on Long’s personal blog found here, Long is an avid blogger and a serious Modern Warfare 3 Gamer. Make sure to follow his code and gaming conversations on Twitter @LeLong37. Some sites such as, will require a multi-step registration and/or forgot password workflows… Read More

Gryphn Secure Messaging: SMS Messages Secure Enough for SWAT

Sometimes a text is just a text. But, sometimes a text contains confidential, time sensitive information about Abbeville County, South Carolina’s SWAT team’s rallying point. When you’re worrying about bad guys with guns, you’d rather not dwell on the security of your text message. The three friends who founded the mobile security company Gryphn are working to make texting more secure for the Abbeville SWAT team, and… Read More