Duo Security is UWSP's multi-factor authentication solution implemented for employees to help protect our applications and systems containing sensitive data.
In addition to our current username/password logon authentication method, an application or system logon page which is protected by
Duo Security requires a second form of authentication such as a one-time use passcode or a push notification. You receive this second form of authentication via a registered phone or tablet or a security/hardware token (i.e. "key fob") *,
* Hardware tokens must be purchased through your department. for more information, see
Duo FAQs, "I prefer not using my personal phone or other device for this. Can I get a hardware token?"
a very brief video from Duo Security showing how easy it is to authenticate.
Duo Security only adds an additional authentication layer to our existing security. Duo never sees your UWSP password.
Install the Duo Mobile app on your phone or tablet!
Check out this quick video "how to" from Academic Video Support!