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05/3/2019

James Madison University Mitigates Authentication Risk with Duo MFA

Why Read This Technology Solutions Case Study

Three years ago, James Madison University (JMU) experienced username and password authentication vulnerabilities so they explored a homegrown system to mitigate the risks. But, expandability limitations and high overhead costs made it unviable. JMU was having good results with a Duo system elsewhere in their network, so they explored its multi-factor authentication (MFA) platform and ultimately selected it.

JMU took a conservative route treating each account as if potentially compromised. After implementation, they carefully piloted then rolled out specific systems to faculty, staff, and students. While push-notification tokens are available, students can authenticate a login to their account via their smartphones. Learn more about their best practices and benefits now that the campus has single ID per person capability.

Case Study Features

  • Institution: James Madison University
  • Software Category: Identity Management, Multi-factor Authentication
  • Solution Provider: Duo Security
  • Case Study Length: 5 pages
  • Case Study Availability: April 2019

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