The Netherland's ING Bank and America's USAA have become the latest financial institutions to join the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance's board.The banks join Bank of America, Discover, MasterCard, PayPal, and Visa as financial institutions on a the 25-member board of directors.”Today, we welcome two leading financial institutions, ING and USAA, commending their and by extension the financial sector's growing influence in the FIDO Alliance. Together, we can make a security difference for companies around the world,” said Dustin Ingalls, president of the FIDO Alliance.Rob Bening, Chief Information Security Officer, ING Bank, said: “We support FIDO authentication and its advancement globally, because it's an open, scalable and interoperable framework that can support the current and future authentication needs of our customers and the industry.” “USAA offers world-class capabilities that take advantage of an ever-maturing digital marketplace,” said Rick Swenson, AVP Enterprise Security Group – Operations Support. “We wholeheartedly support secure, innovative measures to ensure our members' security through any channel of their choice.””I couldn't be more pleased by how leading financial institutions from around the world have embraced and supported the FIDO Alliance this early into our mission to deliver open standards for simpler, stronger authentication,” said Brett McDowell, executive director of the FIDO Alliance. “I look forward to collaborating strategically with USAA and ING Bank as we move beyond standards development to fostering global deployment of FIDO authentication.”