Microsoft has just announced the availability of Multi-Factor Authentication to add an extra layer of security for its customers. According to Microsoft’s blog post, users can authenticate an application via their mobile device, automated voice call, or text message with a passcode.

Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication can be configured in various application that includes on-premises, VPN, and can run on an existing hardware, in a Windows Azure Virtual Machine cloud applications like Office 365, and CRM, and in custom applications via Microsoft’s SDK.

The two-factor authentication will be available at $2 per user per month or $2 per 10 authentications.

Read the rest of the news in this blog: http://www.neowin.net/news/windows-azure-adds-multi-factor-authentication-option-for-customers

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