Cisco Duo

Solution Overview
This lab will focus on Cisco Duo's focuses cloud-based multi-factor authentication (MFA) services. Duo's wide variety of authentication methods make it easy for every user to securely and quickly log in. Duo Push, sent by the Duo Mobile authentication app, allows users to approve push notifications to verify their identity. 

Duo can provide secure authentication to both on-prem and off-prem applications, and Duo’s lightweight software as a service (SaaS) solution requires minimal infrastructure to roll out to thousands of users.

Duo partners with major technology vendors to easily extend security controls to any application or service including Microsoft Office 365, Cisco AnyConnect, Amazon Web Services, Workday and more.

Goals & Objectives

This is a guided lab in which one of WWT's identity experts will demonstrate the features of Duo multi-factor authentication. The lab provides a sandbox ecosystem with typical software found in a business environment.  The student will be provided an overview of Duo's primary features, and these features will be demonstrated within the lab environment. 
By the end of the the lab, the student will have knowledge of:
  • The primary features of Duo multi-factor authentication
  • How Duo multi-factor authentication can be used with a mobile device to securely access an application
  • The Duo management console's layout and functionality 

Hardware & Software

  • Windows Endpoint
  • Mobile Device
  • Duo Web Console