SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NASDAQ: CSCO – A new report published today from Cisco's Duo Security, the leading multi-factor authentication (MFA) and secure access solution, confirms that enterprises are taking steps to move away from passwords and adopting low-friction authentication methods to protect the hybrid workforce. While the total number of Duo MFA authentications increased 39% in the past year, biometric authentications grew even faster at 48%.
- While the total number of Duo MFA authentications increased 39% in the past year, biometric authentications grew even faster at 48%.
- The 2021 Duo Trusted Access Report analyzed data from more than 36 million devices, over 400,000 unique applications and roughly 800 million monthly authentications from across Duo's global customer base.
- It revealed how organizations across all industries are enabling work from anywhere, on any device, by implementing controls to ensure secure access to applications.
- Moving away from passwords will significantly improve the login experience for the vast majority of users in turn leading to stronger security.