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Education Security

Securing Higher Education

Protect access to your student and staff portals with Duo’s Trusted Access solution.

Higher Ed Security

Student and employee portals allow for convenient remote access, from anywhere, anytime, but they’re also convenient for malicious hackers.

Duo’s Trusted Access solution verifies your users’ identities with two-factor authentication and checks the security health of their devices before granting them access to your applications and intranet.

Duo supports accredited U.S.-based institutions through InCommon and Internet2’s NET+ program, allowing higher education institutions to deploy our Trusted Access platform broadly and cost-effectively.

Easy for Every User

To ensure Trusted Users, Duo’s two-factor authentication verifies your users’ identities before they log into your applications.

We provide an easy, foolproof way for students and staff to complete two factor using the Duo Mobile app on their smartphones by approving push notifications - an intuitive, fast way to log in. We also offer many other authentication methods to fit every user’s needs.

Identify Risky Devices

To ensure Trusted Devices, Duo checks every device as they log into your environment to ensure they’re running the latest software, with security features enabled to protect against vulnerabilities.

We give your administrators insight into risky devices authenticating into your network while still preserving your users' privacy, and the option to block these devices or notify users to update their own devices.

Protect Every Application

Duo’s Trusted Access platform supports all popular applications, including VPNs, remote access gateways, on-premises and cloud-based applications and more. Duo also integrates to protect PeopleSoft, an Oracle application used in higher education for a portal solution.

We ensure [Every Application](/product/every-application] is protected with application-specific access controls and secure single sign-on (SSO), a simple way to access your cloud applications.

Trusted Access

Duo's Trusted Access ensures only Trusted Users and Trusted Devices can access protected applications.

This complete security solution prevents modern attackers that often target multiple areas - including credential theft and the exploitation of known software vulnerabilities affecting outdated software versions.

  • “After Duo was added, no more accounts were compromised.”

    — Don Winsor, DCO Coordinator & Adjunct Professor, University of Michigan
  • “University of York agrees that Duo Security is easy to get up and running for someone who is just getting started with two factor.”

    — Richard Fuller, Security Manager, University of York
  • “The flexibility of the technology both in terms of what it can integrate with as well as how our community can use it was key in our adoption of Duo as a partner in our multi-factor authentication strategy.”

    — Richard Biever, CISO & Director of Identity Management, Duke University

Ready to Get Started?

Try out Duo Access for 30 days to experience Trusted Access.