What is Multi-Factor Authentication?

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is a security method that requires more than one form of authentication to verify the identity of a user. This method is used to reduce the risk of unauthorised access to sensitive information and systems.

Cisco Duo

For organisations of all sizes that need to protect sensitive data at scale, Duo is the user-friendly zero-trust security platform for all users, all devices and all applications.

As a part of Cisco Secure’s comprehensive suite of security products, Duo helps your organisation — and every user in it — achieve security resilience. Our product is easier to use, protects any device, and integrates with any application — and it works!

Cisco Duo’s multi-factor authentication (MFA) lets you verify the identity of all users — before granting access to corporate applications. Delivered from the cloud for fast deployment, Duo works together with Cisco Umbrella to uncover shadow IT, secure the use of sanctioned cloud applications, and offer powerful protection against phishing and other threats.

This customisable solution offers dynamic cybersecurity that evolves with your organisation. Adapt to the changing threat landscapes faster with full-scale visibility and unmatched reliability, all from an interface so simple that anyone can use it.

With Duo, you can:

–           Confirm user identities in a snap.

–           Monitor the health of managed and unmanaged devices.

–           Set adaptive security policies tailored for your business.

–           Secure remote access without a device agent.

–           Provide security-backed, user-friendly SSO.