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Score 8.5 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Cisco Secure Access by Duo is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.1

Cisco Secure Access by Duo

91%
116 Ratings
8.2

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

82%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

8.3

Cisco Secure Access by Duo

83%
8 Ratings

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

9.1

Cisco Secure Access by Duo

91%
78 Ratings

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

N/A
0 Ratings

Availability

9.5

Cisco Secure Access by Duo

95%
7 Ratings

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

9.0

Cisco Secure Access by Duo

90%
111 Ratings

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

N/A
0 Ratings

Implementation Rating

9.0

Cisco Secure Access by Duo

90%
8 Ratings

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

N/A
0 Ratings

Ease of integration

9.2

Cisco Secure Access by Duo

92%
7 Ratings

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco

Any business seeking to secure access to their corporate resources by adding that additional authentication layer. It's essential now - phishing scams are rampant and are generally unstoppable. Remote work is the norm and, whether it's hybrid or fully remote, it needs to be controlled. Cisco Secure Access by Duo is a simple, lightweight, and highly effective method of achieving what is quickly becoming "table-stakes" in the cyber security realm.
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Palo Alto Networks

Vulnerability assessment is a requirement within the solution. Where Organization has on-prem and cloud workload and on-prem workload has to connect locally (on-Prem). Primsa Provide capability of hosting solution on-prem or on cloud-based on organization requirement and license can be shared between both On-Prem/Cloud workload. Where organizations want to have the flexibility of using Twistlock or Redlock (Vulnerability assessment for OS or Monitoring/remediation of cloud workload) with a single license. Prisma Enterprise license provides the capability of using Twistlock or Redlock on a need basis
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Pros

Cisco

  • It integrates very well with multiple products such as M365 and VMware
  • It allows for multiple security options including hardware tokens and a phone app
  • If users are locked out for whatever reason, it's easy to get them up and running again with the Duo admin dashboard
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Palo Alto Networks

  • Efficient and real-time--Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud monitors the multi-cloud environment in real time without any lag. The radar in the tool is a single pane of glass for all the containers and images in all your environments. Radar gives a 50,000 foot view at a glance and lets you know what the pain points are in the environment and where more focus is required.
  • Serverless functions and static repositories are supported out of the box. The user needs to make a successful connection, and after that, the tool continuously monitors the functions and repositories at all times and provides alerts and incidents in case something major is happening in the environment.
  • Minimalistic Graphical User Interface--Lets the user do a lot with fewer clicks. You can easily navigate through the tool with relatively few clicks and get your work done.
  • A number of authentication mechnisms are supported out of the box, one of which--AD authentication--is the most popular.
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Cons

Cisco

  • If you need to integrate some legacy applications to Cisco Secure Access by Duo, it's not easy.
  • If you want to have more detailed information and reports, you need to pay more for the licensing. The basic option is not enough.
  • A constraint could be that each employee has to install it on their personal smartphone, which some don't like. But, there is an alternative using SMS, although sometimes it takes too long to receive the message.
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Palo Alto Networks

  • IAM control need enhancement as there are few features missing
  • Support on all Container solution such as Pivotal PCF
  • Number of Security Policy for scanning is less and required more policy to identify a security issue
  • Cloud is not hosted in India
  • Firewall Policy on Container required some enhancement for blocking communication between workload
  • Enabling Proxy for connecting on-prem workload container to cloud
  • Solution should not require write access to a cloud account. It should have capabilities of using existing cloud API for remediation or making changes on Cloud
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Pricing Details

Cisco Secure Access by Duo

Starting Price

$3 Per User Per Month

Editions & Modules

Cisco Secure Access by Duo editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
MFA$3.001
Access$6.002
Beyond$9.003

Footnotes

  1. Per User Per Month
  2. Per User Per Month
  3. Per User Per Month

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

No setup fee

Additional Details

Pricing Info

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Cisco

    There are a lot of competing solutions on the market; however, Duo "just works", and there is little to no learning curve for the new members to be acclimated to it. As long as that continues I see it as the preferred option moving forward
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    Palo Alto Networks

    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    Cisco

    I believe this is one of the most popular methods of authentication and it works for us. I haven’t had any issues since I set up my account and I have been able to use it even abroad during business trips. Overall a great experience and I would recommend it to someone looking to protect clients' sensitive data
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    Palo Alto Networks

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    Reliability and Availability

    Cisco

    In the last 5+ years we've been using Duo, there may have been 1 outage that impacted us. We do receive periodic notifications of issues but, for the most part, they impact carriers or functionality that we either don't use, or do not care about.
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    Palo Alto Networks

    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Cisco

    Most of my support has come from the pre-sales side, as I haven't done much with post-sales support. The engineer was helpful, though it would have been even better if he had more production experience. Hopefully the backing by Cisco will give Duo support the deep bench that one would expect out of Cisco.
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    Palo Alto Networks

    No answers on this topic

    Implementation Rating

    Cisco

    Implementation of Cisco Secure Access by Duo was easy and intuitive. Integration of third party applications via API interface was painless. ON the few occasions that I needed to work with support to troubleshoot an issue, I have been satisfied with the level of support that was provided. All in all, the implementation process was better than many other products.
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    Palo Alto Networks

    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Cisco

    I think that Duo is better than SecureAuth because the interface is better. I like the usability better and I like the design and functionality better. I wasn't involved in the selection process and initially didn't want to make the switch because I had heard some complaints about Duo but now that I have used it for a couple of years I would definitely say it is better than what I was using.
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    Palo Alto Networks

    Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud was the first choice made by our organization so far for enhancing security in a multi-cloud environment.
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    Return on Investment

    Cisco

    • Duo Security has been a positive ROI in that it has prevented unwarranted access to confidential information.
    • Duo Security has been a positive ROI in that it keeps me informed of what's going on with my devices.
    • Duo Security has been a negative ROI in that it costs money that I'm not sure is well spent all of the time.
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    Palo Alto Networks

    • Provide visibility of workload or services running within our cloud environment. This also help us to decommissioned/disconnect workload which is no more required
    • Enhanced security posture for API OPEN/Closed based on application requirement
    • Identify Services/Workload hosted on a different account or Cloud and which are not Meeting compliance requirement
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