Microsoft Announces General Availability Of Two-Factor Authentication For Windows Azure

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http://techcrunch.com – Microsoft has announced the general availability of Windows Azure multi-factor authentication for IT pros and users. The new security capability is available for most any application used on the cloud infrastructure. The security means that a person signs in with their usual user name and password but then authenticates either through an application on their mobile device, an automated voice call or text message with a passcode. Windows Azure multi-factor authentication is available with on-premise virtual private networks and web applications for running on a company’s existing har (IT news)