Encryption used to store OnGuard passwords in database


What encryption is used when passwords are stored in the OnGuard database?


  • Internal account passwords use a salted SHA1 hash.
  • The database password stored with the Login Driver component use an RSA RC2 encryption with a 128-bit key.
  •  RSA RC2 encryption with a 128-bit key is also used for cardholder PIN codes.

Applies To

All versions of OnGuard

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