PHTN-30-000025 - The Photon operating system must store only encrypted representations of passwords.

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Passwords need to be protected at all times, and encryption is the standard method for protecting passwords. If passwords are not encrypted, they can be plainly read (i.e., clear text) and easily compromised.


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Add or replace the ENCRYPT_METHOD line as follows:


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References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000196, Rule-ID|SV-256502r887180_rule, STIG-ID|PHTN-30-000025, Vuln-ID|V-256502

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