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Cisco Completes Acquisition of Multi-Factor Authentication Security Firm Duo

Cisco announced the acquisition of Duo Security the leading provider of unified access security and multi-factor authentication delivered through the cloud. Duo’s solution verifies the identity of users and the health of their devices before granting them access to applications – helping prevent cybersecurity breaches.

Integration of Cisco’s network, device and cloud security platforms with Duo’s zero trust authentication and access products will help enable Cisco customers to easily and securely connect users to any application on any networked device.

Cisco acquired Duo Security for $2.35 billion in cash and assumed equity awards for 100% of Duo’s outstanding shares, warrants and equity incentives on a fully-diluted basis.

Duo CEO and co-founder Dug Song and team are joining Cisco’s Networking and Security business led by EVP and GM David Goeckeler.

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