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Single Sign-On (SSO)

Single sign-on (SSO) from Duo provides users with an easy and consistent login experience for every application, cloud or on-premises. Cloud-based and hosted by Duo, SSO is easy to set up and manage and it is a key step to your passwordless journey.

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How SSO Can Benefit Your Organization

Duo SSO safely puts essential applications at your users' fingertips without them having to remember or enter multiple login credentials. Duo SSO enables seamless, secure access to the broadest range of cloud and on-premises apps including those built on SAML 2.0 and OpenID Connect (OIDC) standards.

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Decreased Risk for Industry Compliance 

SSO means users don’t have to remember multiple passwords, reducing the risks associated with credential compromise and breaches. With cyber insurance requiring multi-factor authentication (MFA), Duo has you covered for secure access for the workforce. 

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Simplified Access to Save Time and Cost 

SSO provides simplified access for today’s hybrid work environment, allowing users easy access to all permitted apps in seconds! By reducing login credentials and offering self-service, Duo helps save time and cost for onboarding to applications, password resets, device management and more.

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SSO for a Passwordless Future 

Planning for passwordless? SSO is an essential step in your journey! SSO dramatically reduces reliance on passwords from the start, and Duo Passwordless relies on SSO for secure authentication. Duo provides the easiest to deploy and manage passwordless SSO solution. 

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Single Sign-On with Duo 

Duo’s cloud-based SSO works seamlessly with your identity provider and Duo’s MFA to enable secure access and help protect virtually any cloud, web or on-premises app. Simplicity and security don’t have to be mutually exclusive — watch our video to see how Duo creates a user-friendly SSO experience while providing the data security you need. 

SSO Products that Work in Any Industry

Duo enables organizations to adhere to regulatory compliance requirements (e.g., PCI DSS, HIPAA, etc.) for verification of users.


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Financial Services

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Higher Education

Protect student and employee data and meet regulatory reporting and compliance requirements related to identity and access management with Duo (SSO + MFA). 

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SSO Solutions for Everyone

Duo's SSO provides simplified application access to users and is easy to deploy and manage, whether you’re a small to medium business or enterprise-level organization. Our five key factors tip sheet lets you know what to look for when securing an SSO solution.

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Small to Medium-Sized Business 

Duo's SSO makes life easier for users, since they only need one password, and can access all apps and even update their authentication devices from a web portal, Duo Central. Paired with strong MFA, device insights and controls, and adaptive security policies, it protects and enables access to all platforms and applications from any user, device and location. 

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Enterprise-Level Organizations 

Duo Passwordless requires SSO because SSO is integral to mitigating threats such as stolen passwords and credentials. Duo SSO can authenticate users against your Active Directory or chain to authentication from an existing SSO identity provider you may already use (e.g., Microsoft’s Active Directory Federation Services, Okta or PingFederate) so you can implement Passwordless quickly and easily.  

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Passwordless: The Future of Authentication

In this white paper, Duo Security experts discuss the passwordless future and the path toward passwordless authentication for all users. Download now!

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