3.5.10[a]

  • Determination Statement

    Passwords are cryptographically protected in storage.

  • Requirement

    Store and transmit only cryptographically-protected passwords.

  • Requirement Discussion

    Cryptographically-protected passwords use salted one-way cryptographic hashes of passwords. See [NIST CRYPTO].

More Info

  • Family

    Identification and Authentication
  • DoD Scoring Methodology Points

    5

  • Related NIST 800-171 ID

  • Related CMMC ID

  • Related NIST 800-53 ID

    IA-5(1)

  • Reference Documents

    • N/A

NIST 800-171A Assessment Guidance

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