Basics of Security

Cryptocurrency

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What happens to your crypto when you die?

Understanding your choices when it comes to inheritance of digital assets

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What’s In a Crypto Wallet?

Understanding the Role of Crypto’s Essential Tool

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Nonprofits: How to receive Crypto and NFT donations

How nonprofits can set themselves up to accept crypto and NFT donations.

NFTs

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Inheriting and backing up NFTs on Bitcoin

Artifacts, Ordinals, Inscriptions, and BRC-20

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What happens to your crypto when you die?

Understanding your choices when it comes to inheritance of digital assets

Security

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How VPNs increase your crypto security

Virtual Private Network (VPN) software makes it harder for your crypto activities to be observed

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Why should I care about Cryptocurrency Security

The five categories of risk to cryptocurrency investors that everyone should know, some high profile stories of staggering losses, and some recommendations that may protect your digital assets.

Security How-to’s

Seed Phrase Back Up

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Crypto Key Management

Keep your keys safe and ready to restore your wallets.

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How to securely destroy your paper seed phrase backup.

You should remove all traces of temporary seed phrase backups.

Seed Phrase Generation

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How to generate a Seed Phrase.

Here are five possible ways to generate a seed phrase, and a more in-depth discussion on the importance of randomness in ensuring security.

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How to generate a Seed Phrase with Vault12 Guard.

Here we demonstrate how to generate and store a Seed Phrase in Vault12 Guard for use in initializing your crypto wallet. Once stored, your seed phrase is automatically backed up, and is protected by your chosen Guardians.

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Generate a Seed Phrase using Dice.

Detailed steps to generate your seed phrase using 20-sided dice to ensure randomness.

Advanced Security

Cryptography

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What Is a Self-Sovereign Identity?

Personal control over our online personas has given rise to the philosophy of self-sovereign identity (SSI). In essence, a person who has an SSI has sole ownership of their digital and analog identities and controls how their data is viewed or shared.

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Anonymity vs. Pseudonymity In Crypto

Learn the difference between anonymity and pseudonymity and their implications for crypto.

Inheritance

NFTs

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Inheriting and backing up NFTs on Bitcoin

Artifacts, Ordinals, Inscriptions, and BRC-20

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What happens to your crypto when you die?

Understanding your choices when it comes to inheritance of digital assets

Securing everything you love in Web3 with Vault12

Securing everything you love in Web3 with Vault12

In our first video from NFT.NYC we learned a little about the risks associated with security and inheritance of NFTs and other Web3 components - now learn how Vault12 can help you protect the future of your most precious Web3 assets.

Cryptocurrency

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What happens to your crypto when you die?

Understanding your choices when it comes to inheritance of digital assets

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Anonymity vs. Pseudonymity In Crypto

Learn the difference between anonymity and pseudonymity and their implications for crypto.

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Nonprofits: How to receive Crypto and NFT donations

How nonprofits can set themselves up to accept crypto and NFT donations.

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How to make Crypto and NFT donations to Nonprofits

Maximize the power of your digital donation.

Cryptocurrency

Man standing overlooking city with title Inheritance

What happens to your crypto when you die?

Understanding your choices when it comes to inheritance of digital assets

Securing everything you love in Web3 with Vault12

Securing everything you love in Web3 with Vault12

In our first video from NFT.NYC we learned a little about the risks associated with security and inheritance of NFTs and other Web3 components - now learn how Vault12 can help you protect the future of your most precious Web3 assets.

Man carrying credit card with identity

What Is a Self-Sovereign Identity?

Personal control over our online personas has given rise to the philosophy of self-sovereign identity (SSI). In essence, a person who has an SSI has sole ownership of their digital and analog identities and controls how their data is viewed or shared.

NFTs

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Inheriting and backing up NFTs on Bitcoin

Artifacts, Ordinals, Inscriptions, and BRC-20

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Why you should care about the security of your NFTs

Why you should care about the security of your NFTs

Shot at NFT.NYC 2022, this video describes why you should care about the security of your NFTs, everything you need to care about as a collector, and also some additional things that creators should be aware of.

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Nifty Gateway: The Premier Digital Art Marketplace

Nifty Gateway is a leading curated marketplace to buy, sell, and store your digital art and collectible Nifties, or non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

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The Utility of Blockchain for the Fine Art Industry

An original Picasso painting typically sells for millions of dollars. Can’t afford one? Learn how you can buy a masterpiece for a fraction of its price.

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What Can You Do With Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) Today?

The NFT space has won the appeal of gamers, artists, luxury consumers, and digital-cat enthusiasts, yet uses for non-fungible tokens just keeps on expanding.

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What Creators Need To Know About NFTs

Creators — from musicians to visual artists — are finding that NFT art marketplaces may be where the future of art sales is headed

Creator Projects

Art

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How to make Crypto and NFT donations to Nonprofits

Maximize the power of your digital donation.

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How to Self-Custody, Back Up, and Inherit NFTs with Vault12

NFTs enable creators to revolutionize art, but they also support additional use cases, including digitization of many types of unique physical and digital goods (such as concert tickets and identity documents). Learn how you can protect these valuable assets with Vault12.

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How to Secure, Back Up, and Protect NFTs

Today, NFTs are enabling creators to revolutionize art, but they also enable additional use cases, including support for many types of unique physical and digital goods, such as concert tickets and identity documents.

Cryptopedia

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Anonymity vs. Pseudonymity In Crypto

Learn the difference between anonymity and pseudonymity and their implications for crypto.

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Digital Assets: Cryptocurrencies vs. Tokens

It’s important not to confuse the terms “cryptocurrencies” and “tokens,” as there are fundamental differences that distinguish them.

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Guides for setting up your Vault, Inheritance and securely storing your assets: cryptocurrency, NFTs, Project Wallets, and original artwork.

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How to add Guardians to your Digital Vault

How to assign trusted Guardians to guard your Vault using Vault12 Guard.

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Introducing Vault12 Guard.

Introducing Vault12 Guard.

Protecting the future of Web3 assets.. Version 2.0 of Vault12 app - now Vault12 Guard - brings inheritance for NFTs, Digital Art and Web3 wallets and a new easy onboarding experience for a broader set of people.

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Wallets vs Vaults - which are better?

Wallets vs Vaults - which are better?

What is the difference between Wallets and Vaults? Why you need both Wallets and Vaults for backup and inheritance.

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How Secure Enclave gives you Instant Access to your Digital Assets with Hot Storage Vault

Vault12 Guard's Instant Access Hot Storage enables secure local storage of digital assets such as crypto and NFTs with immediate on-device retrieval, and safeguards them from loss by backing them up in your digital Vault.

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Creating a Watch-only Wallet with xPub and Address Explorer in Vault12 Guard

Vault12 introduces a new feature that reduces your security risk by enabling you to create a Watch-only wallet for assets in your digital Vault. No need to expose seed phrases nor unlock assets.

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How to Secure your BitClout Account Seed Phrase with Vault12 Guard

BitClout is a new social network that uses a unique seed phrase as your account login. Learn how to back up your BitClout seed securely and protect your account.

Wallet Guides

iOS

Status Wallet

Status Wallet

iOS guide to Status Wallet

Enjin Wallet

Enjin Wallet

iOS - Enjin Wallet Version: 1.13.0

MetaMask Wallet

MetaMask wallet

iOS, Version 1.0.10

Android

Status Wallet

Status Wallet

Android guide to Status Wallet

Enjin Wallet

Enjin Wallet

Android - Enjin Wallet Version: 1.13.0-r

MyEtherWallet (MEW)

MyEtherWallet (MEW)

Android, Version 1.2.6

Browser

MetaMask Wallet

MetaMask browser extension

Browser extension, Version 1.0.10

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