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VPN upgrade to MFA

In the coming months, CU System Administration users will need to authenticate their identity to log in to the VPN. This added step will decrease the likelihood that others can gain access to your data, even if they have your password. Identity authentication will be an option to access the VPN throughout July but will soon be a requirement for all users.
Follow the below steps to authenticate your identity:

  1. Open Cisco AnyConnect on your desktop by searching VPN in your device’s search bar.
    1. Select Cisco AnyConnect – a pop-up will appear on the screen.
  2. Select a VPN channel from the Group drop-down menu.
    1. Choose or
  3. Enter your CU username and password.
  4. In the Duo Options field, enter the authentication option you will use.
    1. You have three authentication options: Enter a six-digit code from the Duo app, receive a mobile push notification or receive a phone call.
    2. Learn more at

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