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Press Release
January 28th, 2015

Duo Security Named an SC Magazine 2015 Excellence Award Finalist

Duo Security, a leading authentication provider, has been named a finalist by SC Magazine for the 2015 SC Awards in the Best Multifactor Solution award category. Duo Security’s cloud-based platform is designed to integrate seamlessly with an expansive range of applications, devices and services, providing comprehensive protection of user credentials. To date, the company’s two-factor authentication service has provided the security foundation for more than 5,000 organizations to protect their distributed users and infrastructure.

“We are happy to acknowledge the outstanding achievements of Duo Security as an Excellence Award finalist,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “The security risks and challenges facing private and public sector companies these days are constant and complex. Duo Security is one of a select few facing this challenge head-on, fending off the many potentially devastating attacks.”

The traditional approaches to security are less and less effective as modern organizations are embracing cloud-based applications and smartphone. Duo Security was created to protect modern hybrid environments of cloud, on-premise and mobile access, while making it easy for the end-user.

“At Duo Security, we pride ourselves in providing easy-to-use, advanced security solutions for organizations of all sizes,” said Dug Song, CEO, Duo Security. “We’re honored that SC Magazine and their readers have named us a 2015 SC Awards finalist in the multifactor space.”

The SC Awards, now in its 18th year, are the information security industry’s most prominent recognition for cybersecurity professionals, products and services that help protect today’s corporate world from a myriad of ever-changing threats. Winners in the Excellence category are decided by an expert panel of judges, hand-picked by SC Magazine’s editorial team for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the information security industry. Winners will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held at the InterContinental San Francisco on April 21, 2015.

More information on the SC Awards can be found at For more information on Duo Security, please visit and follow the company on Twitter at @duosec.

About Duo Security
Duo Security provides cloud-based two-factor authentication to thousands of organizations worldwide, including Facebook, Etsy, Random House, Paramount Pictures, Box, Toyota, Yelp, and Threadless. In as little as fifteen minutes, Duo Security’s innovative and easy-to-use technology can be deployed to protect users, data, and applications from breaches, credential theft and account takeover. Try it for free at

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine, special Spotlight editions and daily website, the brand’s portfolio includes the SC Congress and Expo series (New York, Chicago, Toronto, London), SC Awards, SC Marketscope and SC Magazine Newswire.

Contacts: Sally Lanier, PR Manager Duo Security

SC Magazine nominations and event information: Maggie Keller, events manager 646.638.6041

Public Relations for SC Magazine Matt Stubbs, MIX Public Relations