by Amit Chowdhry, Contributor

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Trusona is an online identity authentication startup that has a goal of replacing traditional usernames and passwords that recently raised $10 million in Series B funding. Microsoft Ventures led this round of funding and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers joined, according to VentureBeat.

“Identity management is a critically important and growing space,” said Microsoft Ventures corporate VP Nagraj Kashyap in a statement. “Helping businesses and consumers move toward a safer and more secure digital world is a priority for Microsoft. We believe in the work Trusona is doing to give their enterprise clients peace of mind when it comes to data protection.”

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