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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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12
Dec

Attracting New Donors with Text Messaging

Businesses are constantly fighting to be noticed in a busy world. People are being inundated with information online through their own searches and time on social media. This makes it difficult for nonprofit organizations to stick out from the crowd. And, for an organization that depends on donors in order to continue operating, that can be a worrisome situation. However,

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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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1
Dec

Top 8 Silent Auction Software Your Nonprofit Should Know

Silent auctions are easy ways to excite your donors and rake in donations, but they’re far from easy to plan. Between item procurement and seating arrangements, there’s more to do than any one person should need to. Luckily, there’s silent auction software to help you through even the most chaotic times of managing an auction event. To help you out,

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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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27
Nov

What Is Single-Sign-On (SSO) Authentication & How Does It Work?

If your enterprise or organization is looking into password security and website authentication, you might be well aware of the challenges passwords cause. In most cases, passwords are the only things protecting our private information online, and unfortunately, if you and your users aren’t using strong credentials, there’s a high chance that your information could be compromised. In fact, many

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23
Nov

5 Vital Steps to Get Started With Token-Based Authentication

If your organization is looking for ways to improve your website’s login process, you’ve probably come across the terms token and token-based authentication. Token-based authentication is predominantly used on the web because it allows users to stay logged onto a website without the use of cookies. In addition to a more user-friendly experience, tokens are more secure because they can

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21
Nov

Fingerprint Scanning: 5 Things to Know Before Implementing

Fingerprint scanning (a type of biometric authentication) has become a popular password replacement in recent years. In fact, fingerprint scanning is used in many smartphones as a way to unlock the home screen and authorize online transactions. The user enjoys a quick and easy process and doesn’t have to deal with the inconvenience of creating or remembering a password. Plus,

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