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Basics of Security

Cryptocurrency

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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 accept 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.

NFTs

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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.

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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 the additional things that creators should be aware of.

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.

Five possible ways to generate a seed phrase, and a more advanced discussion on the importance of randomness in ensuring security.

How to generate a Seed Phrase with Vault12.

How to generate a Seed Phrase with Vault12.

This demonstrates how to generate and store a seed phrase in Vault12 for use in initializing your crypto wallet. Once stored, your phrase is automatically backed up and ready for your Guardians to help you protect.

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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

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.

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 the additional things that creators should be aware of.

Cryptocurrency

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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 accept 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.

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Why does Crypto privacy matter?

Privacy is especially important for owners of digital assets - understand why it is important, and how to protect yours.

Cryptocurrency

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.

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Anonymity vs. Pseudonymity In Crypto

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

NFTs

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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 the 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

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NFTs and the Art Industry: A Cryptoart Revolution

The NFT art movement has sped from a sprint to a gallop, and the world is taking notice.

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 Secure, Back Up, and Inherit NFTs with Vault12

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. Learn how to protect these valuable assets with Vault12.

Beeple's collection of NFTs sold for record price at Christie's auction

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

New 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

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

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.

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Digital Inheritance with Vault12.

Digital Inheritance with Vault12.

How to implement a comprehensive Digital Inheritance solution with Vault12.

How to access your Seed Phrase or asset stored in Vault12.

How to access your Seed Phrase or asset stored in Vault12.

If you need to access your Seed Phrase or other assets from your vault, this article shows how you can ask your Guardians to unlock them to grant you temporary access.

How to restore your Digital Vault.

How to restore your Digital Vault.

Upgrading to a newer smartphone, or for some other reason need to restore your vault on a different device? No problem - this article shows how your trusted Guardians can authorize your reinstall of the Vault12 app with your assets and configuration intact.

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

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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