TechValidate Research on Duo Security

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4,090 Customers Surveyed

34,903 Data Points Collected

601 Published TechFacts

15 Published Charts

60 Published Case Studies

Selected Research Highlights

Duo Security Customer Testimonial

Duo has furthered our overall security goals. With push notifications, Duo has easily brought security awareness top of mind.

Bobby Bandari, Founder, Startergen

57% Have No Visibility into What Devices Are Accessing Corporate Networks

Do you have visibility into all end-user/personal devices accessing your corporate networks?

Yes: 43%
No: 57%

75% of Organizations Chose Duo Over Cumbersome Hardware Tokens

What are/were the primary reason(s) that your organization selected Duo Security’s two-factor authentication solution?

Ease of administration
Ease of setup
No need for token or other company-provided end user devices
Prevalence of employees using their own smartphones at work
Duo is easy to do business with

Duo Security Customer Testimonial

Using Duo has added a seamless and consistent user experience for all of our SAML SSO cloud apps and our Pulse VPN.

Danny Floyd, Head of Information Security, LSQ Funding Group

Case Study: Prosperity 24.7


This case study of PROSPERITY 24.7 is based on a August 2015 survey of Duo Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Duo has been positively adopted by customers and users. Previous two factor solutions have been seen as a barrier for users and have had a negative impact on the user experience. Duo has actually excited users about the additional security via is smooth and easy to use interface.”


  • Main motivators for deploying a two-factor authentication solution:
    • Regulatory compliance, such as HIPAA

Use Case

  • Integrations used alongside Duo:
    • Juniper
    • Cisco
    • Citrix
  • Has integrated Duo’s two-factor authentication solution with existing devices and applications:
    • Quickly
  • Most concerned about costs of a breach (notification, credit monitoring, investigation, legal, etc) in the event of a data breach.
  • Two-factor authentication vendors evaluated prior to deploying Duo:
    • RSA/EMC/SecureID
    • Gemalto
    • SafeNet

Case Study: Rochester Regional Health System


This case study of RRHS is based on a February 2016 survey of Duo Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We comply with state and federal mandates for Electronic Prescriptions of Controlled Substances by using Duo for two-factor authentication.”


  • On phishing attacks the company trains employees in the following way:
    • Trains employees on how to avoid phishing attacks but have still had employees who fall for phishing attempts
  • Believes that the number of phishing attacks have increased over the past few years.
  • Concerned about phishing attacks within their organization.

Use Case

  • Has seen 10+ phishing attacks in their organization over the past year.
  • Most worried about the following applications being targeted and used for phishing:
    • Employee record systems
    • Patient Information
    • Accounting/Finance
    • Physicians
  • Has the following tools available to their employees for helping them understand the dangers of phishing:
    • Occasional emails reminding employees to beware of phishing attempts


  • Benefits seen from deploying Duo Security:
    • Effective because it’s easy for IT to deploy and manage
    • Effective because our employees love it and use it
    • Easy to get up and running for someone just getting started with two-factor
    • Offers a wide variety of authentication methods for employees to log in, regardless of where they are or how they work

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