Security

BuildMar 10, 2024

Creating a Secure Login on Android using Google OAuth

How to build secure Google sign-in functionality to your mobile Android app using OAuth 2.0 and Functions.
Markus Kohler
Markus Kohler
Developer Advocate, PubNub
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InsightsNov 14, 2023

OAuth vs. OAuth2: Key Differences and When to Use Each

OAuth, or Open Authentication, is an identity authentication and authorization protocol that permits application interactions without a password. It has many forms, with the most popular being OAuth1 and OAuth2. In this article, we'll explore both authentication protocols to identify which is better ...
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
Content Writer, PubNub
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InsightsOct 29, 2023

A Comprehensive Overview of In-App Chat Scams: Part 2

In part two, we’ll be covering the most common chat security vulnerabilities, and how you can fix them. We’ll also look at the shortcomings of out-of-the-box security solutions, and some tools PubNub provides that can help you keep your mobile or website application safe from phishing attempts.
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
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InsightsOct 18, 2023

A Comprehensive Overview of In-App Chat Scams: Part 1

People have been trying to run a scam on the internet for as long as it has been used as a communication platform. But one vector for scams that has received less attention is in-app chat scams, which happen in a conversation in-app or product. We'd like to give you a comprehensive overview of in-app...
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
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InsightsOct 3, 2023

The Key to Overhauling Your API Security Protocols in 2023

This blog discusses the biggest security challenges facing APIs and proposes a framework of solutions for combating these vulnerabilities.
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
Content Writer, PubNub
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InsightsApr 25, 2023

The Top 5 Things to Look for in an API Provider

Considering working with an API partner? Here are five factors to keep in mind.
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
Content Writer, PubNub
InsightsJan 8, 2019

How PubNub Can Turbocharge Your Machine Learning Algorithm

Let’s take a look at not just what machine learning is, but the various tradeoffs engineers must make in devising, developing, and improving effective and useful machine learning algorithms.

Cameron Akhavan
Cameron Akhavan
Developer Relations Engineer, PubNub
BuildNov 15, 2018

Build Cryptographic Command Verification IoT Smart Door Lock

This article was originally published on the Virgil Security blog. Virgil Security, Inc. enables developers to encrypt everything without having to become security experts.  Around the globe, tens of thousands of new IoT devices will come online in the time it takes to read this article. But if there’s...
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
HealthcareSep 10, 2018

HIPAA Compliant End-to-End Encrypted Chat: Virgil Security

How to add an extra-layer of end-to-end encryption to a ChatEngine-powered chat app with Virgil Security.

Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll