New Security Product From Ann Arbor's Duo

ANN ARBOR — The Ann Arbor two-factor authentication developer Duo Security has released a new product edition for cloud and mobile software providers to protect user account access.

Duo API Edition enables developers to add two-factor authentication to their applications quickly and easily. Duo says the product automatically handles of all of the operational aspects of authentication, such as key management and provisioning, alerting and reporting, self-service device management, and global scalability.

“We’re making Duo’s two-factor authentication available to a larger audience with our API Edition,” says Duo Security CEO Dug Song. “API Edition enables developers to prevent user account takeover by adding strong authentication to web and mobile applications with as few as ten lines of code.”

Duo Security’s API Edition uses the full range of Duo Security’s
authentication capabilities to stop intruders from gaining unauthorized access to systems using stolen credentials. With the continual rise of phishing attacks, two-factor authentication adoption is increasing for good reason — it’s a simple step to keep sensitive data secure.

Duo API Edition is currently protecting enterprise, consumer banking, online gaming, and financial software for customers including Egnyte, Computer Services Inc., Gamesys, OTC Markets, and Dell SecureWorks.

Duo Security has also introduced a Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK) for iOS and Android, which offers a simple way for mobile app providers to embed in-app authentication capabilities.

API Edition starts at $3 per user per year with a minimum of 10,000 users. Volume discounts are available. Visit for more information.

Duo Security provides cloud-based two-factor authentication to more than 5,000 organizations worldwide.

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