Duo - Help Me Choose my MFA

Understand the Multi-Factor Authentication options available when using Duo on campus protected services.

Duo Multi-factor authentication options


Which device is right for me?

Feature

logo


Option: Duo Mobile App


Good


Option: One-Time Password (OTP) Token/FOB


Authenticate to sites and applications via OTP.

Good

Yes, authentication possible even if mobile phone is disconnected from Internet

Good

Push notifications of login attempts.

Good


Yes, immediately notified/prompted for authentication approve/deny.

Bad

Authenticate to sites and applications complexity.

Good

Bad


Some difficulty. Some may have difficulty activating the token button, reading the token code within the allotted time, and syncing to their account. Some applications are more complicated to authenticate and require appending OTP with password at login.

Cost

Good


FREE

Bad


Initial token provided at no cost. If lost or stolen, a $10 replacement charge will be assessed.




Keywords:MFA,duo,FOB   Doc ID:96599
Owner:Christian B.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2019-12-12 10:32 CSTUpdated:2020-02-12 15:04 CST
Sites:UW Oshkosh
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