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Cisco Duo

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Cisco Duo

Cisco Duo ("Duo") is a cloud-based software service that provides customers additional layers of security designed to protect access to proprietary and third party applications. Most applications only require a username and password prior to allowing a user to login.

When protected with Duo, the username and password will first be verified on the customer/application side (or with the assistance of Duo-hosted SSO, depending on customer's settings) before triggering Duo’s two-factor workflow by requiring the user to take additional action before the login process can be completed (e.g. confirming login via Duo’s mobile app, SMS, phone call, or hardware token).

Customers can further check the security hygiene of user devices before granting access and block, notify, or restrict access for users with risky devices. Duo also allows customers to control which internal applications are accessible by different groups of users to limit exposure to sensitive information and enforce policies at an application level.

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Organizations who have the CSA Trusted Cloud Provider seal demonstrate a commitment to organizational security. They are a CSA Corporate Member volunteer regularly for CSA, and have at least one staff member who has earned their CCSK.
Information about Cisco Duo
Listed Since: 04/12/2022
Last Updated: 04/12/2022

Level 1: Self-Assessment

At level one organizations can submit one or both of the security and privacy self-assessments. These are based off of the Cloud Controls Matrix and the CSA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance.

Security Self-Assessment
Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire v3.1
Offers an industry-accepted way to document what security controls exist in IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services. It provides a set of Yes/No questions a cloud consumer and cloud auditor may wish to ask of a cloud provider to ascertain their compliance to the CSA Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM).