NEXT employs industry-standard techniques for password management, encryption, storage, complexity, and reset.

Encryption and storage

Password in NEXT web application user authentication system are stored salted and hashed.

Complexity standard

The NEXT web application enforces a strong password complexity standard and require user passwords to have at least:

  • 12 characters

  • 1 lower case character

  • 1 upper case character

  • 1 number

  • 1 special character

Secure reset

In the event that a user forgets their password, a user can request their password be reset via a link that is sent to the user's verified email address. This link expires within a limited amount of time if not used.

Password managers

NEXT encourages customers and users to leverage a password manager to maintain, store, and fill strong passwords when using NEXT.

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