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Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is an access security product used to verify a user's identity at login. It adds two or more identity-checking steps to user logins by use of secure authentication tools. Adding MFA keeps your data secure. With Cisco Secure Access by Duo, it's easier than ever to integrate and use.

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Modern MFA Cybersecurity

Our robust MFA product is flexible for users but rigid against threat. The interface provides a fast, non-disruptive and simple authentication experience, helping users focus their time on what matters most.

MFA that works everywhere: Duo deploys in most major apps out-of-the box and integrates with custom applications with minimal IT involvement, making it a scalable secure access solution.

A multi-factor product that can verify in multiple ways: Duo MFA provides you with the ability to choose which method or methods of authentication that you’d like to use.

MFA in a simple app: Our MFA app reduces total cost of ownership (TCO) by providing users with an easy verification process on their mobile device.

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Duo MFA in Action


Frustrate Attackers, Not Users

We're the easiest MFA for users and administrators. Duo Push and Verified Duo Push are just two examples of the convenient, user-friendly MFA methods that we support. All a user has to do is download the Duo Push application onto their smartphone and voila: they’re ready to authenticate!

Tired of Typing Passwords?

With Duo Passwordless Authentication, users only have to verify once in a timeframe set by administrators, making it simpler than ever to log on securely.

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Remarkably Scalable MFA Technology

Because Duo functions like a gateway for your existing and future IT infrastructure, it’s the perfect solution for growing businesses of any size. Set up new users and support new devices at any time, and protect new applications almost instantly — without impacting legacy technology.

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Lightning-Fast MFA Deployment

Finally — a multi-factor authentication solution that isn’t a pain in the neck to roll out. Duo can be added to any existing environment or platform, and its self-enrollment feature makes it easy for users to get set up.

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Unmatched Coverage

Duo natively integrates to secure any application or platform, so whether you're adding 2FA to meet compliance goals or building a full zero trust framework, Duo is the perfect addition to your security portfolio.

  • Multi-cloud, hybrid, or on-premises environments
  • SAAS tools, critical infrastructure, custom applications, even SSH
  • Secure remote access and VPN clients, BYOD, and even offline devices
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Frictionless Authentication Management

With an intuitive administrative dashboard, detailed reporting, and an always-up-to-date cloud-based model, multi-factor authentication couldn't be easier to manage.

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Get Our New Multi-Factor Authentication Evaluation Guide

Multi-factor authentication isn’t just a good idea; it’s a cybersecurity compliance requirement in most cases. If you’re one of the many global organizations that needs to integrate MFA into either an on-premises, remote or hybrid workforce, our free, downloadable MFA Evaluation Guide is a great place to start.

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