Two-factor
SMS authentication (2FA)

Use SMS-based two-factor authentication to enhance the security of websites, mobile apps, and SaaS products

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Benefits of Two-Factor SMS Authentication

Secure your services

Two-factor authentication solution (also known as 2-step verification) safeguards apps and online services from malicious attacks, fraud, and data loss

Protect your users

Even strong passwords are hackable, which is why SMS Two-Factor Authentication, or SMS 2FA, provides a second layer of control to eliminate unauthorized access to the accounts

Better customer satisfaction

Show you care by ensuring the safety of the data your customers share with your app or online service

 

How SMS Authentication Works

1
Two-Factor - 1st step of verification

The user enters their username and password into a login form

 
2
Passcode delivery

Apifonica SMS gateway automatically sends an SMS text message with a passcode to the user's cell phone

 
3
Two-Factor - 2nd step of verification

The user inputs that passcode on the webpage to complete the transaction

 

 

to complete the transaction

SMS 2FA requires the correct combination of one-time passcode + password

 

Features

Out-of-band authentication

One-time SMS passcodes for 2FA are delivered over a mobile network as a second, non-web/email, channel to make sure access to the accounts is secure

No need for a dedicated token

No additional device or software is required for mobile 2FA: a one-time code is delivered by SMS to the user's personal cell phone

Easy to implement

Mobile 2-step verification can be easily added to any web service or software application using Apifonica

Affordable

Apifonica's clear pay-per-message pricing model and low rates are as good as it gets

 

Price

connection fees
0
phone number starting from
0.9per month
rates starting from
0.01per message

Putting Two-Factor Authentication to Use

 
Safe payments

Secure internet payments with 2-factor authentication: both the user's password and the texted passcode are required to complete the transaction

 
New user verification

Verify user phone numbers with SMS passcodes to prevent robotic registrations

 
Protect sensitive information

SMS 2FA ensures that only legitimate owners have access to sensitive information such as online medical records, financial documents, and online infrastructure

 
Password theft protection

Prevent account takeovers with two-factor authorization confirming that the transaction is authorised

 

Why Apifonica

 
Own infrastructure

Apifonica provides company-owned communication nodes, their own channels, and an in-house development team

 
Favorable rates

Pay-as-you-go starting from as low as €0.002 per minute, €0.01 per SMS, and €0.9 per number

 
Comprehensive support

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