Two Factor Authentication (2FA) is simply an additional layer of security, fortifying access safety by requiring a second (factor) authentication. This authentication method drastically improves user identity legitimacy.
Use of 2FA for Contract Signatures
When 2FA is enabled, you can verify the signatory's legitimacy when a document is being signed; the signatory will receive a one-time password (OTP) on their mobile device (phone number) and will have to submit the OTP in order for the document to be signed.
How to set up 2FA on Contract Signatures
Depending on which provider you choose, you will need a few things to get started.
An SMS provider supported by Contract Signatures; currently available ones are:
Once you select your SMS provider, you will need the following:
Phone number (Provided by MessageBird)
Phone number (Provided by Plivo)
Service Plan ID
Virtual number (Provided by Sinch)
Phone number (Provided by Twilio)
Phone number (Provided by Vonage)
How do I get this information?
Most of the required information is accessible on your SMS provider account. Below you can access specific guides for each provider to help you gather this information.