Twilio Acquires Authy to Accelerate Strong Authentication & Identity Adoption for Web & Mobile Apps

Twilio, the leading cloud communications platform company, today announced the acquisition of Authy, a leading provider of authentication as-a-service for large-scale Web and mobile applications. Together, Twilio and Authy will address the growing need for stronger authentication methods in an increasingly-connected world. User identity is core to secure communications, and businesses need a simple and more cost-effective way to validate user identity. With Authy, Twilio now provides a cloud-based API to seamlessly embed two-factor authentication (2FA) and phone verificatio ...

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