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Fordham University: Lessons Learned from Duo Deployment

In this webinar, you will hear:

  • Why Fordham selected Duo for two-factor and endpoint security
  • What lessons Fordham’s team learned during their testing and deployment
  • How users responded, and tips to improve user buy-in

A 2017 survey of EDUCAUSE members found that less than ⅓ of business-critical applications in higher education are protected with multi-factor authentication*. That’s no surprise: security teams at colleges and universities face a lot of hurdles when trying to secure access, including limited budget availability and a large user base that may be resistant to any change in their workflow. To maintain strong security hygiene and keep users on your side, finding the right tools is essential.

Are you looking for an effective access security strategy that helps keep devices up-to-date, provides agent-less visibility on device health, and protects all your critical data? Join us for a conversation with Mathew Tams from Fordham University, as he covers what Fordham needed in an authentication solution, why they chose Duo Security, and what they learned through their deployment.


Presenter Info

Mathew Tams, Fordham University

Mathew Tams is a Director of Application Security with Fordham University. He is an experienced professional with over 20 years of experience specializing in information security, cybersecurity, operational risk, Database, application development, enterprise infrastructure and operations for clients in higher education.

Tams has been the director of Database Management at Fordham University, New York from 2006 to 2016 before moving to University Information Security Office. In his new capacity, he is helping the organization to achieve OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Top 10 requirements.

Prior to joining Fordham University, Tams was in charge of the Ellucian Banner/Luminis project at St. Johns University, New York. Tams is still working at St. Johns University as an adjunct professor.