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Bulk SMS- Influence on Different Sectors

Bulk SMS is emerging as a fruitful way of communication in every industrial sector of the world because of its various benefits over the other ways of text communication. One of the biggest advantage is that it is more reliable when compared to email, as it doesn’t have to battle against spam or other email filters. Bulk SMS Service is relatively fast, the message takes on an average 7 seconds to get delivered to the receiver. The other means of communication tool are also incredibly fast, but nothing compares hastening of SMS.



The sectors in which the use of bulk SMS is rapidly increasing are following :

Education : Today smartphones are widely popular amongst youngsters. Educational institutes are taking full advantage of it. They are notifying each information to the students and parents through SMS. In case of short situations, such as change in weather condition, bus timings, in time-table and the notification regarding practice session and timing of events, cancellation of upcomi…

How Two Factor Authentication Makes Your Business Secure

As cyber-criminals become more smart and ingenious every day, our passwords are being growingly unsuccessful at keeping prowlers out.

The fact is that now mostly mandatory practice of using a symbol and capital letter in your password lets you a few degrees more safety against unnecessary access to your private details, even the most regular hackers have details to software and hardware able to decipher it with worrying effortlessness, as well as being able to decept users with a phishing email, which any imperfect cyber-criminal can make.

Two factor authentication puts in an additional layer of safety to the normal single factor authentication that most of us are using, i.e., passwords or pin codes. Nowadays, hackers are more than well-prepared to decode passwords in a few seconds, even that quick password you have for your email id where you used a '3' as an alternative of an 'e' is at jeopardy.



Here is an example of how it might function in a workplace environment:-

One Time Password (OTP) - Secure and Quick Authentication

One-time passwords or OTPs help in making the two factor authentication method even more secure because they are suitable for only one login session. They are safer than a stationary password, particularly a user-generated password, which is normally weak — it needs knowledge and carefulness to create and memorize strong passwords.

There are different methods to make a user attentive of the next OTP to make use of. The alternatives available normally come under two categories:
Hard token-based solutions involve key fobs and smart cards and Tokenless or soft token processes like mobile applications or biometrics. These soft methods make use of devices, applications, and communication channel users have by now. On-demand tokens may be regarded as a subset of soft tokens and involve solutions that send one time password through SMS or email.



When thinking about the alternatives for authentication methods, a company must address three main areas like cost, risk, and user experience. Apart f…