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Google joins the FIDO Alliance's board of directors

Google recently joined the FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance’s board of directors in order to bolster their two-factor authentication efforts. NXP and CrucialTec have also joined the board according to a press release published by FIDO.

Apple IDs gain option for two-step verification

Apple today joined a growing list of companies who offer two-factor authentication. The move offers users the option of better security by requiring additional information while logging in, namely a four-digit verification code sent via SMS or through Apple's Find…

Dropbox tightens security with two-factor authentication

Following up on its promise to tighten security after an employee's hacked account led to a limited number of users receiving spam in their registered email accounts, Dropbox is making two-factor authentication available as an option. For now the feature…