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VPN - Cisco VPN Client

Cisco Secure Client is OIT's recommended VPN option. Reference the following information to get started with Cisco's Secure client on your desktop or mobile phone.

How to download, set up, and use VPN

  1. Download: Download the VPN client that will work for your device from the table below.
  2. Set up: Follow OIT's setup and connect instructions for your device (see documentation column below) to connect to the VPN.
  3. Required Setup Information: The first time you connect to the Cisco VPN service, enter the following information:
    • Server Address:
    • Your CU Boulder Credentials: IdentiKey username and password
  4. Authenticate with Duo MFA: After entering your IdentiKey credentials you'll be prompted to authenticate using Duo multi-factor authentication
  5. Using VPN: After initial setup, all you need to do to use vpn is open the Cisco application and enter your IdentiKey credentials to connect.

Download and Install Cisco Secure Client

Operating SystemDownloadDocumentation
 WindowsCisco Secure client for WindowsWindows - Setup and Connect with Cisco Secure Client
 MacintoshCisco Secure client for MacMac - Setup and Connect with Cisco Secure Client
LinuxCisco Secure client for LinuxVPN - Setup and Usage on Linux
Apple iOSApp Store - Cisco Secure ClientiOS - Setup and Connect with Cisco Secure Client
AndroidGoogle Play Store - Cisco Secure ClientAndroid - Setup and Connect with Cisco Secure Client

*Note: All downloads require users to accept the End User License Agreement (EULA) before being able to access the download files. The EULA is presented at each download log in page.

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