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

Overall, our remote Team Members using our VPN services have a much more pleasant experience using Duo than our previous solution to authenticate. In addition, there are a number of Team Members who worried about a phishing attack. Since using Duo, they no longer worry so much.

IT Specialist, Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Small Teams Require Easily-Managed Security Solutions

Number of employees in your organization dedicated to security

0: 25%
1-3: 39%
4-5: 5%
6-10: 2%
10+: 4%
Our IT dept manages our security solutions: 25%
We work with contractors to manage our security products: 2%

94% of Organizations Saw More Phishing Attacks

Do you believe that the number of phishing attacks has increased over the past few years?

Yes: 94%
No: 6%

“I love the flexibility of the Duo Platform edition and their trusted IP capability.”

*Based on a response of 9 to the question “On a scale of 0-10, how likely would you be to recommend Duo Security?”

Duo Security Case Study

Norcom Mortgage & Insurance: Duo Platform for Real Estate


This case study of Norcom Mortgage & Insurance is based on a November 2016 survey of Duo Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Duo Platform Edition gives us the visibility and control to ensure that trusted users on healthy devices are accessing the right applications. "


The business challenges that led Norcom to evaluate and ultimately select Duo Security:

  • Enforcing security controls on personal devices
  • Limiting the amount of out-of-date devices in their environment

Use Case


Norcom has a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy where they have a remote workforce accessing corporate resources on both their corporate issued devices as well as their personal devices. They need to protect access to both their cloud applications and on-premise applications.

  • Uses Duo Platform edition for the following in their organization:
    • Ensure users are adopting best security practices such as screen lock
    • Protect user access to cloud applications


Norcom chose Duo Platform for the following reasons:

  • It helped give them visibility and control over their IT environment
  • It helped them meet compliance requirements such as PCI DSS
  • It’s an easy to use solution that gave them trust and confidence

Duo’s Platform edition also provided key features that they would have gotten from a web application firewall and endpoint protection platform.

Norcom has fully leveraged many Platform features such as Device Insight, Policy and Control, and Endpoint Visibility for their organization.

  • Norcom loves the fact that Duo Platform edition can help them with:
    • Getting visibility into the endpoints in their organization
    • Allowing users the easy option to self remediate
    • Managing access to both on-premise and cloud applications
    • Getting device insight without having to install agents

Duo Security Case Study

Associated Medical Professionals of New York


This case study of Associated Medical Professionals of NY is based on a July 2016 survey of Duo Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Duo made two-factor authentication possible for us with little pushback from our staff. I trust Duo to protect us from data breaches.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Duo Security:

  • Duo’s part of their company-wide security strategy
  • It added layer of security to protect against user-target attacks (such as phishing and social engineering)

Use Case

Is focused on addressing the following key threats in the next two years:

  • User-targeted attacks/phishing
  • Remote exploitation
  • Malware
  • Internal attacks


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Duo Security:

  • Chose Duo over other competitors because of the following reasons:
    • The variety of authentication methods
    • Ease of use
    • Duo’s many out-of-the-box integrations
    • The Duo Push / Mobile phones as an easy and secure authentication method

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