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FIDO (Fast Identity Online)

FIDO (Fast ID Online) is a set of security specifications for strong authentication. Unlike password databases, FIDO stores authentication data locally on the user device. More

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"Since the two-factor check is conducted on the user's mobile device or workstation, service providers aren't required to maintain this data for authentication purposes. This reduces a service provider's risk of breach of the user's credentials and more fully protects the individual's information." - Randall Gamby

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    virtual LAN (VLAN)

    A virtual local area network (virtual LAN) lets network nodes that are geographically dispersed communicate as if they physically resided on the same network.

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