Secure Web Application Policy
IT-developed and supported web-based applications may not accept plain text passwords for secure NetID authentication at the University of Nevada, Reno.
The following are acceptable security methods for protecting the University's NetID.
- Form authentication with a required SSL Certificate
- Plain text authentication with a required SSL Certificate
- IIS with NTLM-based authentication and Internet Explorer 5.5 or later browser
- Public Key Certificate-based authentication
Using one of these methods of authentication is required to protect the University's NetID authentication process.
Other methods of authentication are not permitted.