Nonprofit Security

2
Feb

Security Authentication vs. Authorization | What’s the Difference?

If your company or nonprofit organization is looking into password security options for your website or application, it’s likely you’ve heard the terms “security authentication” and “authorization.” While these terms are often used interchangeably, they are actually very different. Authentication and authorization both play a part in how security systems confirm the identity of users and grant them access to

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25
Jan

Authentication API: A Company’s Guide for Passwordless Login

If your company or organization is looking into passwordless login options, you’ve probably heard a lot about authentication APIs and implementing them into your company’s existing infrastructure. To put it simply, an API gives your company the tools you need to implement the desired passwordless security option, but we’ll dive deeper into that in the first section. When considering a

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23
Jan

Top 8 Single Sign-On Solutions for Companies and Nonprofits

Whether you operate a business or nonprofit organization, it’s likely that your staff manages several accounts. From your HR portal to your user (or donor) database, your employees have multiple accounts they need to access on a daily basis. While these accounts are essential to your work, they can present several challenges. First logging into every account takes away valuable

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22
Jan

4 Ways User Onboarding Software Can Revamp Your Application

We’ve all experienced navigating a new web application. Sometimes the experience is easy and we’re able to maneuver our way through the tool with little to no problems, while other times the process is confusing and leaves us questioning whether this tool will make our lives more convenient. Every company strives for the former, but not all make the cut.

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22
Jan

Top 6 Secure Web Application Authentication Best Practices

Your company is ready to begin development for a new web application. That’s great! But before you begin the process, do you have a plan in place for ensuring your application is as secure as it can be? Protecting your users’ information should be a top priority, especially with the increase in data breaches of large companies. You don’t want to

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5
Jan

4 Password Authentication Vulnerabilities & How to Avoid Them

When it comes to protecting your information online, passwords are the most used form of website authentication. Password authentication requires users to create a key that only they (and the website) know as a way to access their online accounts. The challenge: since passwords are so widely used, they’ve become obsolete. Passwords are not only difficult to manage but also

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2
Jan

Email Password Breach: 8 Ways Websites & Users Can Stop It

When it comes to online security, one of the worst things to happen is when a hacker gains access to your email account. Aside from it just being a hassle—you have to change your password or create an entirely new email address—hackers can use the information from your email to enter other accounts with even more sensitive data. Think about

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20
Dec

Two-Factor Authentication: A Definitive Guide For Websites

With online security becoming a popular topic, the importance of implementing secure authentication methods on websites is more crucial than ever. By ensuring that your users’ information stays safely behind your website barriers is about more than just maintaining your users’ trust. Without the right security measures in place, your users’ accounts could be easily compromised. As a result, sensitive

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4
Dec

Understanding User Authentication: 3 Basics You Should Know

One of the most important aspects of website authentication focuses on the user and human-to-computer interactions. As a result, user authentication is important to understand when creating or improving your website’s login procedure. Whether you’re looking to amp up your internal security or provide a better user experience to the people registering for an account on your site, it’s important

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30
Nov

What is OAuth? | Learn the Basics of Open Authorization

First released in 2007, OAuth has become a staple authorization method on many websites—especially those that wish to collaborate with other organizations. We all know the cardinal rule to never share your password—and that’s never been more true! Despite their popularity, passwords aren’t as secure as we once believed. Around 90% of user-generated passwords are vulnerable to hacking. OAuth is

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