Elected Duo 2FA authentication methods

What are the elected Duo 2FA authentication methods of validating logins?

York University has elected to use the more secure Duo 2FA authentication methods.

Duo Push (Preferred method)

Install the Duo Security Mobile app on your smartphone to receive push notifications. Once this is installed, and you attempt to login to Passport York applications and O365, you’ll receive a push notification on your smartphone. Open the notification, and you’ll see a green checkmark and a red x. Simply tap the green checkmark to gain access. Using the Duo app also adds an extra physical layer of security to any smartphone with a passcode enabled.
Concerned about data usage? Duo Push uses very little data. 500 pushes to your device will use 1 MB of data in total. This is roughly equivalent to loading one webpage on your smartphone.


Use the Duo Security mobile app to generate temporary passcodes. This option does not require WiFi or data, so this is a great option if you’re traveling or if you have limited or no cell/internet service. Open your Duo mobile app, tap the key icon, and it will reveal a passcode. Log into the application, choose the enter a passcode option, enter the code, and you’re in!


Duo Hardware Token

The Duo hardware token will generate temporary passcodes.


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