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NORS -- CSRIC Best Practices Result

CSRIC Best Practices Result

Detailed Information for the Best Practice: 9-8-8633

Number 9-8-8633
Priority Important
Description Wireless Policies and Standards: Service Providers, Network Operators, and Equipment Suppliers should design passwords used for an application login to be consistent with applicable industry security guidelines and policies. Whether between the client and the server or among servers, passwords must not be transmitted “in the clear.” SSL should be used for any transaction involving authentication. The transmission of session IDs should be similarly protected with SSL.
Network Type(s) Wireless
Industry Role(s) Service Provider; Network Operator; Equipment Supplier
Keyword(s) Cyber Security;Encryption;Hardware;Information Protection;