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5 Reasons to Protect Your VPN With MFA

This guide examines:

  • How adding multi-factor authentication (MFA) to your virtual private network (VPN) protects against credential theft
  • How an extra layer of defense helps you achieve regulatory compliance
  • How visibility into all devices improves your overall security posture
  • How the MFA-VPN one-two punch provides consistent, secure access to applications on-premises and in the cloud

Virtual private networks (VPNs) are a tried and true method for providing remote access to internal applications. Essentially, they create a private, encrypted tunnel for an off-site user to connect to applications in a corporate data center. But VPNs aren’t a silver bullet – organizations that provide users with just a username and password to log into their VPN connections could be exposed to data breaches if those credentials are stolen.

Protecting your VPN access with multi-factor authentication (MFA) adds an additional layer of defense. In this guide, we discuss five reasons you should secure your VPN with MFA to ensure trusted access, including:

  • To protect against credential theft
  • To achieve regulatory compliance
  • To gain visibility into all devices
  • More

Download our guide, 5 Reasons to Protect Your VPN With MFA, now and you’ll also learn how Duo’s MFA solution provides secure remote access to internal corporate applications using Cisco’s AnyConnect VPN on Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) or FirePower Threat Defense (FTD).

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