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Authy vs Virgil Security: What are the differences?

What is Authy? The easiest way to add Two-Factor Authentication to any website or app. We make the best rated Two-Factor Authentication smartphone app for consumers, a Rest API for developers and a strong authentication platform for the enterprise.

What is Virgil Security? We make every developer into an applied cryptologist. Virgil consists of an open-source encryption library, which implements CMS and ECIES(including RSA schema), a Key Management API, and a cloud-based Key Management Service.

Authy and Virgil Security can be primarily classified as "Security" tools.

Some of the features offered by Authy are:

  • Very secure- We take security seriously. We use industry standard secure algorithms (HMAC RFC 4426) and 256 bits keys which are always encrypted at rest.
  • Fully redundant- The Authy API is deployed accross different PCI level 1 data-centers and it's fully redundant. We also use a DNS provider with anycast support. We've had 100% availability since 2011.
  • Great user experience- You connect to Authy using a transparent REST API which allows you to customize the experience you want for your users.

On the other hand, Virgil Security provides the following key features:

  • End-to-end encryption
  • Passwordless authentication
  • Data verification

Virgil Security is an open source tool with 139 GitHub stars and 12 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Virgil Security's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Authy
Pros of Virgil Security
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    Google Authenticator-compatible
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    Saves me time and money
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    Added end-to-end encryption in minutes
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    #NoMorePasswords
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    #EncryptEverything
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    Quick and easy to implement & deploy
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    Easy API / SDK on every platform I need

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Cons of Authy
Cons of Virgil Security
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    Terrible UI on mobile
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    What is Authy?

    We make the best rated Two-Factor Authentication smartphone app for consumers, a Rest API for developers and a strong authentication platform for the enterprise.

    What is Virgil Security?

    Virgil consists of an open-source encryption library, which implements CMS and ECIES(including RSA schema), a Key Management API, and a cloud-based Key Management Service.

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